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[30 Sep 2013]
Brenne Whisky – Made in Cognac

There is a third-generation master distiller trained in the traditional art of cognac distillation with a secret love affair for whisky, the result is a very elegant Single Malt Whisky called Brenne Whisky.
This limited-edition whisky is twice distilled in a copper alembic still from barley grown organically in the chalky-rich soil of the Fins Bois region.

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[31 Aug 2013]
Value rises for Cognac shipments – 2012/2013

The Cognac region has reported its second largest set of annual shipment figures, despite a slight dip on last year’s record volumes.
Total shipments of Cognac in the 12 months to the end of July came in at 166m bottles, according to figures from the Bureau National Interprofessionnel Cognac (BNIC). The performance in volume terms was 1.1% down on the corresponding period a year ago, when the region set an all-time record for shipments.

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[15 Aug 2013]
Rémy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 – Diner in Amsterdam

In June the Rémy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 was launched in the Netherlands, we were invited for a wonderful launch diner at the magnificent Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam.
In this post I’d like to show you some pictures of the evening. I will also tell something about the delicious food we had.
As a starter we got smoked! mozzarella with melon, a very special combination. Then we got a very nicely smoked salmon, scallops with bacon, lamb from Texels (a small island above the Netherlands) and a delicious dessert. …

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[19 Jun 2013]
Another Street Art Hennessy VS: Os Gemeos Limited Edition

Hennessy released of another artist-designed special edition bottle label. Following in the footsteps of KAWS and Futura, coveted São Paulo twin brothers artist duo Os Gêmeos teamed up with the world-renowned French cognac house to customize the bottle with their distinct Brazilian folklore-inspired graffiti art.

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[7 May 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Cognac and Food

I guess like most of the people you see the cognac as a digestive, yes? Well open up your mind and let yourself surprised by a new experience today, because believe it or not,  this perfect distilled spirit is an ideal platform to enhance food flavor…

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[1 May 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Tasting cognac – How to get the most from your experience

Choosing a delectable, desirable cognac to enjoy of an evening is the first step to immersing yourself in the intense pleasure of this coveted spirit. However, to fully enjoy the experience and make the most of the complex flavours and aromas, you’ll need to know a little about how to taste your cognac for the maximum effect.

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[30 Apr 2013 | 13 berichten | ]
Tesseron Lot 29 – Cognac Review

Tesseron has a great stock of old Cognac, for example the LOT N ° 29 is completely made from Cognacs which are older than 83 year! The naming (19th century) 29 is named after the youngest Cognac in the blend.
The Tesseron LOT N ° 29, received 100 Parker points, the most ever given to a Cognac by well known reviewer Robert Parker. What  does Cognac Fans think about about this Cognac?

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[19 Mar 2013 | 2 berichten | ]
Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 – New Product

At first we thought the press-release was related to the earlier introduced Louis XIII Rare Cask 43,8, however it seems the Rare Cask 42,6 is a complete new product which is great! Rémy Martin’s objective is to introduce new releases of the Louis XIII Rare Cask editions each 1-2 year.
The Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 will be limited to only 738 crystal carafes and will be on sale at selected travel-retail outlets in Europe, US and Singapore.

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[3 Mar 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Daniel Bouju Extra

Daniel Bouju is a small grower/producer in the Grande Champagne region of Cognac. It seems that much of their Cognac isn’t available in the U.S. or is very hard to find. (Quote)
Daniel Bouju Cognacs offer a bolder flavor profile than the typical fruity sweetness that we find in many Cognacs, this is mainly because the (extreme) wood influence.

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[4 Feb 2013]
Léopold Raffin – Napoleon

I did never taste Léopold Raffin Cognac before, so let’s kick of with their Napoleon! Léopold Raffin was established in 1889, by it’s name-giver  “Leopold Raffin”, for more than 120 years Leopold Raffin stands for great passion and quality from this mid-sized family house.
This  Léopold Raffin Cognac Napoleon  is composed with eaux-de-vie from the Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne and Fins Bois Cognac terroirs . This cognac is mahogany colored which is very nice!