Gaston Tessendier, a math teacher, became a proud vineyard owner in Cognac in 1880. He didn’t entrust his vines to any other tender, but to himself. As such, with time, he left his profession as a teacher and dedicated himself fully to the cultivation of vines and the production of Cognac. And that’s how the Tessendier Distillery was born.

Gaston supplied his Cognac to different Cognac houses in the region, fast becoming recognized for the quality of his products. The Tessendier family sold their stock to different Cognac houses up until 2005, when two Tessendier brothers decided to produce and bottle their Cognac under their own brand.

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Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

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The Flavour Spiral™ is a quick, clear and visually-appealing way to look at the drink's flavour DNA.

It's tasting notes reinvented. The Flavour Spiral™ is a unique and revolutionary way of describing flavours. It was developed by Flaviar tasting panel, industry experts, and You, our dear Flaviar community member.

Your favourite drinks like never before. It could easily be an art form, but that's a conversation for another day.