Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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xxx 170 | MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) W ith a passion for Brandy, Abel Tesseron looked to the Grande Champagne area (Boneuil) and Petite Champagne (Saint-Surin) to sources the grapes that would become Tesseron Cognac. The continued success of Tesseron, amidst the larger Cognac houses, was the result of Abel's forward thinking, as he amassed a collection of rare and highly sought after eaux-de-vie, which were perfectly preserved in the crypts of an abandoned church. The Tesseron name remained highly regarded throughout France and Cognac, but Alfred Tesseron steered the brand to its modern-day surge in popularity. Alfred, the man behind Pontet-Canet in Bordeaux, longed to return to his roots in Cognac, and began experimenting in the blending of the family's revered collection of rare eaux-de-vie. The results of his love for family, traditions and Cognac can now be witnessed through the Tesseron Collection. In many markets, Cognac has become an industrialized product, made by large companies, and many consumers have never experienced what is possible with a little passion and the foresight of past generations – we invite you to discover what's possible. ✦ cognac tesseron rating bottle Lot 90 Grande Champagne Cognac x O (1108360) $74 Lot 76 Grande Champagne Cognac x O (1108442) $139 Lot 53 Grand Champagne (1108451) W a 98 $339 Lot 29 e xception Grande Champagne (1108436) W a 100 $729 T H e F OR e S i GHT OF Ge N e R a T i ONS Now in its fourth generation, the Tesseron family has been firmly rooted in the traditions of Cognac since the early 20th century.

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