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[22 Jan 2012 | 2 berichten | ]
Cognac Vineyards, Cru’s, Grapes and distillation

The vineyards of the Cognac region cover 710,000 acres in the Charente and Charente Maritime départments, primarily between the middle and lower Charente basin.
The soils of this unique region are composed entirely of Upper Jurassic and Cretaceous limestone deposited by the sea during the Mesozoic Era.

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[3 Dec 2011 | 2 berichten | ]
Making of Cognac – Distilling

Cognac, the most noblest type of brandy, is considered to be one of the finest, if not the finest, of the spirits.
It is made from white grapes grown in the Charante region of France, and is named after the town of Cognac in the French region of Charante. Cognac is some-times called “burnt wine” (from the Dutch word brandewijn because the wine is subjected to a double heating.