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Cognac French Brandy 

Buy in calais cheap Cognac French Brandy. Cognac is a brandy from the region of Cognac and Charentes. This alcohol is obtained by distillation of a slightly fermented and slightly alcoholic white grape juice (the 7 ° to 9 ° boiler wine) from the 3 main grape varieties of the zone such as Ugni Blanc, Colombard and Folle Blanche. .

The white alcoho...

Buy in calais cheap Cognac French Brandy. Cognac is a brandy from the region of Cognac and Charentes. This alcohol is obtained by distillation of a slightly fermented and slightly alcoholic white grape juice (the 7 ° to 9 ° boiler wine) from the 3 main grape varieties of the zone such as Ugni Blanc, Colombard and Folle Blanche. .

The white alcohol thus obtained will be placed in new oak barrels. These oaks generally come from the forest of Tronçais or forests of Limousin.The aging must last at least 2 years in cellars air appellation.

The quality of a Cognac is measured according to 2 criteria.

The nobility of origin of its soil.

In the order of finesse and reputation here are the wines of Cognac: Grande Champagne, Petit Champagne, Borderie, Fin Bois, Bon Bois and finally Bois Ordinaire.

The aging time in oak barrels.

The legal mentions are: VS (Very Special) for 2 years minimum, VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) for 4 years minimum and finally XO (Extra Old) or Napoleon for 6 years minimum.

The big trading houses dominate the market, but smaller houses such as Cognac Léonard, Cognac De Luze, Cognac Louis Royer, Cognac Hine stand out and we must give a special mention to the house Cognac Delamain and its famous Vesper by the greatest amateurs.

Pineau des Charentes is an appetizer obtained by blending cognac and grape juice of the year. Cognac can also be consumed in Long Drink and is part of many cocktails such as the Champs-Elysees, The Side Car, Apple Blossom, Alexander but is also used in cooking for buckling.

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