Owned by Francis Abécassis, ABK6 is a young cognac house based at the Domaine de Chez Maillard near the village of Claix. Its 250 hectares of vineyards produce high quality eaux-de-vie, which are used to blend this contemporary cognac. The goal of this label is to introduce a young and modern spirit to the traditional drink and at the same time value the quality. Not only its name, an abbreviation of the owner’s name. ABK6’s domain, sits in the heart of its 90 hectares of vineyards on an exceptional chalky hilltop location. The father and daughter that run this house proudly make exclusively single estate cognac which is grown, distilled, aged, blended and bottled at here.
Clear, mid golden with bright gold highlights. The bouquet shows light cinnamon spiced oak, cigar box and vanilla fudge with pear skin, apricot and green apple fruit. Very slightly sweet overripe pear and crème Anglaise balanced with lightly spiced oak and new leather. The finish is spiced new leather and walnuts.