Vitis vinifera from which the young Green Cognac Essential Oil is distilled is obtained from exactly the same grapes used to produce Cognac (Brandy)
The essential oil is produced from the grapevine which is famous for its fruit, the grape, which, when fermented, produces wine.
This shrub grows everal metres in length and grows best in areas that have dry summers. Cognac essential oil is somewhat less fruity than it White Cognac counterpart. Green cognac essential oil has syrupy notes with dry, butyric facets.
Reported Attributes of Green Cognac Essential Oil:-
Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-
Used in flavours and high end perfumes in trace amounts to give ‘lift’ and fresh-fruity natural notes ie, colognes, after-shave fragrances. It also works well with tobacco related products.
Green Cognac Essential Oil Blends Well With:-
Bergamot, Coriander, Galbanum, Lavender (All), Linalool (aromatic chemical used in the perfume and cologne industry), Clary Sage, and Ylang ylang.
Green Cognac Oil is also known as ‘Wine Lees Oil’ or ‘Weinhefeoel’ in German. It is produced as a by-product of the distillation of Cognac (Brandy).
The green colouration of this wine-lee oil comes from the still used in its manufacture. Cognac oils were once manufactured in burnished copper stills, a tradition that has almost disappeared nowadays since stainless-steel stills predominate the industry. Green cognac essential oil continues the tradition however. Oxidation occurs when the oil comes into contact with the metal, giving it the renowned and famous lovely beautiful green hue.