• Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Courvoisier
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 40%
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Courvoisier

Initiale Extra (0.7l, 40%)
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  • Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Courvoisier
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • spicy
  • beer
  • apricot
  • biscuit
  • cinnamon
  • orange zest
  • dry
  • fruit cake
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Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a variety of brandy (distilled wine). It is only produced in the wine-growing region surrounding this town. Cognac must be made from specified grapes, be twice distilled in copper pot stills, and be aged at least two years in French oak barrels. Most Cognacs are aged considerably longer than the minimum legal requirement.
Laws concerning Cognac-making are strict as hell. Only three types of grapes may be used, and they can only be harvested in October; Cognac must be aged for at least two years in barrels made from French oak - and get this, from one of two specific forests! Then, the stills must be of a particular French shape (no, not the baguette shape); and we guess La Marseillaise has to be sung during the entire process.
Nine liters of white Wine must be distilled for a single liter of Cognac!
Cognac is a form of distilled Brandy. For a spirit to be labeled Cognac, it must be made from specified grapes, of which Ugni Blanc is the one most widely used. It must be twice distilled in copper pot stills and aged at least two years in French oak barrels from Limousin or Tronçais.
The French believe it or not, aren’t actually all that fond of Cognac. They export almost 90% of their production.
Believe it or not, the French aren’t all that fond of Cognac. In fact, they export nearly 90% of their production.
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Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a variety of brandy (distilled wine). It is only produced in the wine-growing region surrounding this town. Cognac must be made from specified grapes, be twice distilled in copper pot stills, and be aged at least two years in French oak barrels. Most Cognacs are aged considerably longer than the minimum legal requirement.
Laws concerning Cognac-making are strict as hell. Only three types of grapes may be used, and they can only be harvested in October; Cognac must be aged for at least two years in barrels made from French oak - and get this, from one of two specific forests! Then, the stills must be of a particular French shape (no, not the baguette shape); and we guess La Marseillaise has to be sung during the entire process.
Nine liters of white Wine must be distilled for a single liter of Cognac!
Cognac is a form of distilled Brandy. For a spirit to be labeled Cognac, it must be made from specified grapes, of which Ugni Blanc is the one most widely used. It must be twice distilled in copper pot stills and aged at least two years in French oak barrels from Limousin or Tronçais.
The French believe it or not, aren’t actually all that fond of Cognac. They export almost 90% of their production.
Believe it or not, the French aren’t all that fond of Cognac. In fact, they export nearly 90% of their production.
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