Type: Cognac & Armagnac
Country: France
Region: Cognac
Code: HINE005
Hine Antique is one of the finest XO's on the market. The minimum age of any of the Cognac's that make it into the blend is 10 years old from some of the finest sites in Cognac.

The House of Hine

The House of Hine stands on the banks of the River Charente deep in Cognac country. In the ancient cellars behind little has changed in the 250 years since the Hine family's great cognac journey began in the 18th century. Thomas Hine the father a linen merchant — and quite a cognac connoisseur — decided to send his son Thomas (one of eleven children) to France to learn French and the art of making cognac. Thomas then aged sixteen left his family home and headed for France setting foot in Nantes in 1791 he then travelled to Bordeaux where he stayed for a while before continuing to Jarnac a small town just east of Cognac. Since 1763 Jarnac had been the base for the négociant's premises where T...
Incredible aromas of apricot, hazelnut and caramel lead to a wonderfully full and elegant palate. Rich in the mouth and very full flavoured with notes of candied fruits, spice, clove and nutmeg on the finish.
Serve as it comes! Great for after dinner sipping.

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