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[3 Oct 2013 | 5 berichten | ]
Courvoisier XO Imperial

Courvoisier XO Imperial is a very aromatic cognac with orange, vanilla and Creme Brulee.
Compared with the Remy Martin XO this cognac is slightly less complex, this cognac is less earthy and masculine in comparison to the taste of the Hennessy XO. The Courvoisier XO, is a good average between the two.

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[5 Sep 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Making of Camus Cognac – video’s

Camus made some beautiful video’s about their making of Cognac. Make sure you watch them in this post.
The first video is all about the harvest and destillation, the second video is about the aging and the third video is about the blending and creation. Enjoy!

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[3 Sep 2013 | 3 berichten | ]
Making of Louis XIII Baccarat decanter (video)

The making of the LOUIS XIII decanter by crystal-maker Baccarat is a traditional & genuine work of art in crystal. Watch the video below to see how the beautiful Louis XIII Baccarat decanters are being made.

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[2 Sep 2013]
Martell XO: Wings / Rise Above (video)

Revealed mid-January 2013 with an online event format of 90 seconds and a classic 30 second format on Chinese TV, the House of Martell celebrates visionary achievers in its new global communication campaign. The film “Rise Above” showcases people who find their wings and achieve their visions, and pays tribute to the emblem of the House, the swift, which is used as a metaphor to convey the idea that everyone has the capacity to elevate its talent and to inspire those around. Thus, the swift becomes the symbol of Martell’s …

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[1 Sep 2013 | 2 berichten | ]
Martell VS

Martell is a well known name in the cognac, Martell cognac produced since 1715, long before other highly respected houses as ge-Courvoisier (late 18th century), Hennessy (1765) and Remy Martin (1724).
Martell VS cognac is aged from 5 to 7 years. (The French law requires a minimum of 2-1/2 years.) Martell VS is made from a mixture of Eaux de Vie from the four major regions of Cognac: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Bois Borderies and Fins Bois.

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[1 Sep 2013]
Barrels of fun in the land of brandy

Interesting article by MARK JONES. Chateau de L’Yeuse, a fine 19th-century house in the heart of Cognac, has a glass display cabinet showcasing some of the region’s best produce – slippers.
That’s right: slippers. Proper red and black check, comfy things, called pontoufles charentaises.
The quality of slipper craftsmanship is a source of great local pride. It is a bit like going to the Louis Vuitton HQ and finding an old rucksack given pride of place in the lobby…
Next door in the bar, there are more than 160 bottles of the other …

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[31 Aug 2013]
Success for Bisquit Cognac

Bisquit’s success with an annual duty free growth of +68% over the past 12 months is attributed to its expanded listings in key airports and tourist locations in Moscow, Singapore, Dubai, Taipei and Seoul. The French heritage Cognac house has also strengthened support of its existing listings through activation programmes including tastings and high-end gift packs for selected markets.

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[31 Aug 2013]

Demand in China is growing and creating a supply-demand imbalance and consequent price rises – but the Cognacais are loathe to alienate their established markets. By Richard Woodard

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[31 Aug 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Expensive cupcake with Louis XIII Cognac

Targeting sweet-toothed high rollers, one Las Vegas bakery is selling a $750 cupcake.
The aptly named Decadence D’Or, on the menu at The Palazzo hotel’s Sweet Surrender store, is crafted out of Venezuelan chocolate, Tahitian vanilla butter cream, 100-year-old cognac and gold leaf.
Apart from the ingredients – and indeed the price – another unique feature is its fancy fleur-de-lis shape.

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[16 Aug 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Meukow XO Grand Champagne

Meukow makes beautiful cognacs in beautiful bottles! The Meukow XO Grand Champagne XO is a well-balanced cognac. This Cognac is even better than the most XO cognacs from the big established brands like Remy Martin, Hennessy, Martell and Courvoisier.