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[26 May 2013]
What is cognac?

Cognac is perhaps one of the most luxurious and opulent drinks that one can ever have the pleasure to drink, and has remained a staple favourite of those who appreciate the finer things in life.  For those of us who like to know a little bit about what we drink, we thought we’d take a little time to familiarise ourselves with some facts about cognac that perhaps we had not previously considered.

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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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[28 Nov 2012]
How is cognac made?

We wanted to bring information related to one of the most asked question : How is cognac made? Well, although we have covered about it here and there in the past, we thought this was one of those information that is always sought after. We’ve been getting quite a few email related to this so we thought of creating something that was easy to look and understand. The image below shows the five steps cognac has to go through before it’s bottled and ready for consumption.

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[23 Nov 2012]
Cognac Phylloxera Crisis

One of the major Cognac crisis in the history of cognac was during 1870’s. A virus, phylloxera, attacked the roots of the vine which destroyed the entire plant. This virus spread fast and covered a wide range of the vineyards. The wine consumption and the land value plummeted drastically.

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[21 Nov 2012]
What is Rancio Charantais?

Rancio is a Spanish / Portuguese term that describes the peak of refinement in aromas & flavours to describe the various characteristics of port wine during their ageing.

After ageing cognac for many years, certain aromas reach their peak and cognacs with rancio qualities usually fetch a high price. Rancio Charantais is used to describe the rancio in Cognac.

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[9 Nov 2012]
10 Essentials For Enjoying The Perfect Cognac

The perfect drink isn’t contained in a glass or confined to a bottle. No, the perfect drink is captured in a moment when time stands still and the finest pleasures of life stop for your enjoyment.
Obviously, we at CognacFans have a pretty firm belief in what you can pour into your glass to make the perfect drink, but right now we’re counting down the ten most important elements to make the experience exquisite.

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[7 Jul 2012]
What do you think is the most important criteria to choose your Cognac?

On the Cognac Fans Linkedin, the biggest Linkedin account about Cognac,  a very interesting question/poll was published by Alexandre.
The question was: What do you think is the most important criteria to choose your Cognac?
In this article I placed some quotes about the conversation that was started by this question.

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[27 May 2012 | 5 berichten | ]
Our Louis XIII experience in Cognac

The last couple of days we were invited by Louis XIII Cognac for a Louis XIII experience in Cannes and Cognac.  This post is all about our Louis XIII experiences in the Cognac region, our favorite place…
We even tasted some Louis XIII Cognac straight from the barrel, very exciting experience!

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[21 May 2012]
Oak Barrels – The reason why Cognac is one of the finest drinks

Cognac is one of the finest drinks in the world and there certainly is no doubt about that. When sipping through this fine drink we often neglect to remember the pain staking process that goes through the making this fine drink.
Here at cognacfans.com, we have covered many different facets of cognac making and we will continue to do so. After all, the main goal of our blog is to educate people about this drink that has been around for centuries.