Legend has it that the emperor Napoleon himself chose Courvoisier as his preferred cognac, therefore Courvoisier is often referred to as “The Cognac of Napoleon”. The company dates back to 1828 and since has its headquarters in the town of Jarnac.
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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.
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.
Courvoisier introduces: L’Atelier de Courvoisier in London, this will be a “contemporary reimagining” of the brand’s Paradis ageing cellar, home to some of Courvoisier’s most prized vintages, lasting for four days between 5-8 December.
On display will be a rare bottle of 1789 Courvoisier, the oldest known vintage from the house dating back to the time of the French Revolution.
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Beam Inc launched an exclusive travel retail range from Courvoisier entitled ‘Le Voyage de Napoleon” at the TFWA World Exhibition last month in Cannes.
‘Le Voyage de Napoleon’ is a collection of the brand’s renowned VS, VSOP and XO Cognacs presented in new packaging, designed to appeal to modern, discerning consumers while tapping into the growing trend towards luxury products.
Yesterday we went to the cinema to see the latest episode of the James Bond collection; Skyfall. After seeing all James Bond movies ever made, I think Skyfall is definitely one of the best.
To finance such expensive productions, the producers need to find additional money in sponsor deals, for example Heineken paid $45 million for an partnership agreement with Sony Pictures for the use of Heineken products in the November Bond film Skyfall.
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A reader sent us a bottle of Courvoisier Napoleon Cognac from 1947. The owner is looking for the approx value of this classic bottle!
The fun thing about this bottle is the fact it is still being produced, we did even review the current version of this Courvoisier Napoleon Fine Champagne Cognac.
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Courvoisier stops making the Courvoisier VSOP Fine Champagne, due to adding Fins Bois Cognacs to their VSOP blend.
The blend was previously made of grapes collected from only the Grande and Petite Champagne regions and hence was known as ‘Fine Champagne’.
Courvoisier’s decision to add Fins Bois grapes is to add more complexity and fruity, floral notes, which will give them more versatile blend more in line with the Courvoisier house style.
Personally we think this switch is mainly due to the increased demand from Asia in Cognac and even more in the Grande Champagne cognacs, …
The first thing I thought when hearing the name Courvoisier Gold, was a new version of the beautiful Couvoisier Napoleon Gold. Well that’s not the case, Courvoisier made a very special blend between Cognac and Moscato wine sourced from the south of France.
Just like the Courvoisier Rosé this Gold will we priced at $24.99 for a 750-ml. bottle, and contains 18% (36 Proof) alcohol.