Sverre Braastad left in 1898 from Norway to work in the Cognac region in a cognac house in Jarnac. After a while he was in love with Edith Rousseau, and they married in 1913. Edith was a granddaughter of the founder of the cognac house Tiffon Sverre which started to work. At the age of 40 years, he took the full responsibility for Tiffon.
Today Sverre Braastads children and grandchildren lead the company. Sverre Braastad died in 1979 at the family castle, the Chateau de Triac. The family does everything in house, the cultivation of grapes, producing wine and even distilling.
Braastad V.S.O.P. Cognac is a cognac from Petite Champagne and Fins Bois and has an average age of 8 years.
The tasting notes of the Braastad VSOP are:
The color: light caramel.
The fragrance: elegant, fruity and floral scents.
The taste: soft and round with a touch of herbs and chocolate.
The after-taste: The aftertaste is long of a VSOP.
The origin: Fins Bois and Petite Champagne.
The age: 8 years old on average.
This cognac has won a gold medal in 2003 for the best VSOP cognac.