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[1 Sep 2013 | 2 berichten | ]
Martell VS

Martell is a well known name in the cognac, Martell cognac produced since 1715, long before other highly respected houses as ge-Courvoisier (late 18th century), Hennessy (1765) and Remy Martin (1724).
Martell VS cognac is aged from 5 to 7 years. (The French law requires a minimum of 2-1/2 years.) Martell VS is made from a mixture of Eaux de Vie from the four major regions of Cognac: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Bois Borderies and Fins Bois.

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[2 Jan 2013 | 4 berichten | ]
Hennessy Fine de Cognac

About 3 years ago I reviewed the Fine de Cognac Hennessy, one year ago this version changed a bit, so I will review this version also.
Previously this Cognac was promoted as VSOP, the new marketing position is between the VS and VSOP. The minimum age of the new Fine de Cognac is two years, where the old was 4 years…

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[15 Dec 2012 | 3 berichten | ]
Best VS Cognacs 2012 – Reasonably Priced Cognacs

Like every year, we publish a list with the best VS Cognacs of the year, with buying one of the Cognacs in this list you will always obtain a good VS Cognac.
This list is made for you, to make it easier to make the best choice choosing a VS-Cognac at your local liquor-store.
We made this list based on our own justice, pricing, (star)ratings from users and the general opinion on the Internet of these Cognacs. For this list, we only selected VS Cognacs!

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[8 Dec 2012 | 3 berichten | ]
Your Cognac: Hennessy – Bras Armé

A reader submitted his “Jas Hennessy & Co. Bras Armé” bottle, this quality is nowadays known as *** or Very Special.
As is well known, Hennessy discontinued the *** denomination in the 1930s and subsequently introduced the Bras Armé quality. So this bottle is not older than 80 years.

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[13 May 2012]
De Luze VS – Cognac Review

The De Luze VS is a real VS Cognac, you taste and smell it is less complex than the acclaimed Alfred De Luze with 43% alcohol. The taste burns a little more, despite the 3% less alcohol.
Yet this De Luze is a very pleasant VS Cognac. The taste is in fact very comfortable with a general flavor which I also observed in the Alfred De Luze and De Luze VSOP. Well done so!

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[17 Apr 2012]
Hennessy Masterclass

This article is written by Gert-Jan de Ruiter of GJR’s Whisky Blog.

What ? Does Hennessy make whisky too?  No. I was in the opportunity to attend to e very exclusive master class last Friday organized by DH17 and Moët Hennessy Netherlands. Due to the tasted Cognacs this will probably a once in a life time tasting so I decided to put my notes on these cognacs.

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[12 Mar 2012 | 2 berichten | ]
Hennessy VS Specials – Don Henny

This article is written by Don Henny, he describes perfectly the Hennessy VS Specials of the recent years! Thanks so much to him!
 

So to Start, I have chosen the normal VS bottle as we know it today. I have  it from 3cl up to 1.5L
Back in the days they called it *** & Bras Armé, today known as Very Special ‘VS’

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[10 Feb 2012 | 6 berichten | ]
Martell VS Crystallized with Swarovski – Limited Edition 2005

Today I found out about an awesome bling-bling special edition of the Martell VS, it is called Martell VS Crystallized and is decorated with more then 30 Swarovski crystals.
Back in December 2005 this bottle was available in very large quantities in France, the UK, the US, Scandinavia, The Netherlands (6.000 bottles!), Russia, Poland and the Ukraine.

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[6 Feb 2012 | 2 berichten | ]
Your Cognac: Lucien Foucauld Three Stars

Since a week we offer a new feature on Cognac Fans: Submit Your Cognac Bottle. With this new feature you are able to submit your Cognac bottle, if you would like to know the value or age. Today a very special vintage Lucien Foucauld Three Stars Cognac has been submitted… 

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[1 Feb 2012 | 3 berichten | ]
C by Courvoisier – New Double Barrel Aged Cognac

Courvoisier just launched a totally new product, called C by Courvoisier!
C by Courvoisier offers an innovative, new option in the cognac category. It’s a intense blend of small-batch-produced cognac specially selected from 50 winegrowers in the Fins Bois Cru and goes through a double-barrel aging process to produce a smooth, full-bodied taste experience.