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[24 Jun 2013 | 6 berichten | ]
Your Cognac: Berry Bros 1928 Grande Champagne Cognac

A reader sent us a Cognac bottled by the independent bottler Berry Bros. This Cognac is from the 1928 harvest and the barrel landed in England in 1962, after 3 years, in 1965 it was being bottled. This Cognac must be about 37 years old.

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[26 May 2013 | 1 bericht | ]
Want to write for CognacFans? We’re looking for a new writer!

Are you the next new member of the CognacFans team? We’re looking to add a new writer to our ranks, and if you’re it, we want to know. You are hopefully familiar with our style and already know that we write about Cognac and the Cognac industry obsessively, authoritatively and with a personal touch. Here’s what we’re after:
Daily news writer: This position will require a few hours per week to write and produce news posts. It is also possible to write Cognac Reviews, articles over a particular Cognac related subject or attend events …

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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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[25 Apr 2013 | 2 berichten | ]
Bisquit: The Comeback of a French Heritage Cognac

Bisquit, the French heritage cognac brand steeped in 200 years of history is proud to announce its modern revival as it re-enters the market with its latest product range: the soft and fresh Bisquit VS Classique, the smooth Bisquit VSOP, the rich Bisquit XO and limited edition Bisquit XO Gold as well as the abundant Bisquit Prestige and Experience Bisquit Coffret lines.

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[10 Mar 2013 | 2 berichten | ]
Meukow Xpresso – Liqueur Cafe and Cognac Review

Some months ago we reported about the Meukow Xpresso, a liqueur made of Meukow VS Cognac and natural coffee aromas. Now we are able to tell you our opinion about this drink.
In contrast to the normal Meukow Cognacs this liqueur is bottled at 22% abv, which is much less than the 40% minimum of Cognac. 

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[5 Dec 2012]
233 YO Courvoisier Cognac discovered in Dutch Collection on Christmas Sale for £90,000 at Harrods in London

Harrods, world’s largest department store in London, showcases the oldest Courvoisier & Curlier cognac vintage 1789.
The 233-year-old cognac on display in the Harrods wine shop’s tasting room, was only recently recognized as the earliest known vintage of the prestigious French Cognac brand. It was discovered in the the World largest Old Liquors collection of Dutch collector Bay van der Bunt.
In recognition of this rare find, Harrods and Courvoisier issue an open invitation to cognac lovers all around the world to join them in celebrating the discovery of this rare spirit.

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[28 Nov 2012 | 11 berichten | ]
Your Cognac: Hennessy Library Edition Cognac

A reader sent us a beautiful Hennessy special edition bottle named the Hennessy Library Edition. The beautiful decanter fits perfectly in a book-shaped box, which suits perfectly in your library.
The owner is searching for some history, original value and origin as well as current value. Who can help me with this question?

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[4 Nov 2012 | 1 bericht | ]
Harveys Frapin 1943 Cognac (Landed 1965, bottled 1972)

A reader send us a vintage Harveys Frapin Cognac from 1943! So this Cognac is harvested and distilled in the WWII. According the label, this Cognac is aged (in oak barrels) for 22 years in France (till 1965), after this period the barrel is being shipped to Great-Britain, where it aged  another 7 years in Bristol warehouses before it was being bottled.

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[25 Sep 2012 | 4 berichten | ]
Brenne – French Single Malt Whisky

In our continuing search on the internet we found something very awesome! Brenne is a Single Malt Whisky that is being harvested, distilled, matured & bottled in the Cognac area. Wicked!
According to the makers, this Whisky is smooth, approachable and contains a hint of fruit. It contains spice notes from the malted barley and is balanced with the sweetness from Cognac soaked oak. Very nice!

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[12 Aug 2012 | 5 berichten | ]
Your Cognac: J. Dupont & Co 1890 Cognac

A reader send us a vintage J. Dupont & Co Cognac from 1890! That’s 122 years old, wow! According the label the Cognac is aged for 44 years in oak barrels and must be filled somewhere in 1934. The content level is still quite good, so it appears to us that it must be kept in a dark and cool place, the owner found it in a basement, for a long time!