From the older stocks of Colombard, Chenin Blanc, Semillon and Pinot Noir. The brandies of Colombard from California have fantastic finesse and show the true potential of California Alembic brandies. However unlike the precocious Pinot Noir, Colombard takes decades to show its full potential. Thus, our XO is blended from brandies that have been in barrels for decades. By the old world standards, our stocks are still young, but our XO shows the rich development of rancio with hints of orange peel, dried apricots, walnuts, cacao and leather.