Distillerie Du Peyrat is a cognac house owned and operated by Jean-François Rault. It is located in Houlette, France on the banks of a small river called the Tourtrat. Houlette is a small town about ten miles north east of Cognac. Jean-François Rault has been engaged in organic farming since 1998. Distillerie du Peyrat’s cognacs have been certified organic in Europe by RECOCERT and in the United States by USDA.
Distillerie Du Peyrat Organic Selection
We tasted Distillerie Du Peyrat Organic Selection cognac neat in a cognac sniffer. Here are our notes.
Distillerie Du Peyrat Organic Selection is priced similar to a mid-upper range VSOP, close in price to Rémy Martin’s VSOP
Alcohol: 40% (80 proof)
Age: Blend of eaux-de-vie from different crus aged around 3-4 years. Aged in Limosin Oak.
(see below) The packaging, label and stickers are produced from recycled materials.
Light golden yellow.
The Nose (Nez)
Orange, orchid flowers.
Mouth (En Bouche)
Delicate but dominate honeyed vanilla, pear and orange tones, minimal spice. At times, orange creamsicle.
Light wood, sawdust, slight tannins.
A young, yet supple cognac, owing that characteristic to a family distillation method known as fatty distillation.
Awards: Silver Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016
DISTILLERIE DU PEYRAT
3, Impasse des Alambics
Jean-François Rault :
Mob : (+33)6 16 90 82 96
Tel : (+33)5 45 80 86 46
E-mail : [email protected]