1783. Gédéon-Louis Godet, the seventh generation of Godets, is appointed Deputy-Commissioner of the Dutch Royal Navy. This assignment is due to his regular commercial voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, the Channel and the Baltic Sea. With his ancestor, Bonaventure, who sailed to France some 200 years earlier, he forged forever the family link to the sea.
This XO Fine Champagne, aged and blended on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean at La Rochelle, expresses aromatic complexity and rich smoothness.
XO is a blend of the emblematic Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne crus. Thanks to their extraordinary ageing qualities, we have created a deep, floral and finely chiselled XO. It has a lingering, velvety assemblage of honey, prunes and fine leather.
Positioning : This XO Fine Champagne expresses how the terroir allows a great cognac to rise. ranked Fine Champagne AOC.
Blending : Grande Champagne (more than 50%) and Petite Champagne
Tasting Note : Powerful, complex and heavy with a nose of violet and a jasmine
flavour; a fruity hit of prune, honey and Russian leather in the mouth. Very long ‘old cognac’ feel but with fresh and subtle aromas.