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Cognac VSOP

There are three different qualities of Cognac recognized by law: V.S., V.S.O.P., and X.O. (the names are in English, because the Cognac trade was originally developed by English speakers). V.S.O.P. stands for “Very Superior Old Pale" and designates a blend in which the youngest Cognac has matured in the cask for at least four years, but the average age of the wood is much older.

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Like Cru, producer, price, and everything else that goes into a Cognac age doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll like it. It just means that it’s legally certified to have been aged in oak for that amount of time. There are excellent Cognacs at every level, you just have trust your taste buds.

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What does VSOP mean for Cognac?
VSOP stands for Very Special Old Pale, aged at least four years. 
Should Cognac be refrigerated?
Cognac bottles should be stored in a dry, dark space at a room temperature. It's vital that you keep the bottle in a place with a consistent temperature, as a dramatic shift can impact the quality of the drink.
What is Cognac made from?
Cognac is distilled from white grapes grown in the vineyards by the Atlantic Ocean. It must be distilled twice, using copper pot stills, and aged in French oak barrels for a minimum of two years.
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James Bond loved Cognac. It’s his first drink in the first written account of the Bond saga in Casino Royale in the form of an Americano cocktail. Once the cinematic adaptations took off, Cognac followed with a notable drinking scene in Goldfinger when the Sean Connery incarnation of Bond famously rattles off “I’d say it was a 30 year old finé indifferently blended Sir,...with an overdose of Bon Bois.”
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The wine used for Cognac (Ugni Blanc) is very dry, acidic, and thin but excellent for distillation and aging.
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The late Kim Jong Il was one of the biggest individual consumers of Cognac in the world
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