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The Age of Cognac

A Cognac may only be soldy when its youngest eau-de-vie reaches a minimum of two and a half years old, as of the first day of October following the harvest of the grapes.

Only the years of storage in oak barrels count to determine its age.

Once transferred into glass, the Cognac stops maturing . It stands still.
 
V.S        (for Very Special) , also called *** (or Three Stars) is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is at least two and a half years old.

V.S.O.P        ( for Very Superior Old Pale) , also called Reserve, is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is between four and a half and six and a half years old.

XO  (for Extra Old ) , Napoléon, also called Hors d'âge, is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is at least six and a half years old.

Most Cognac houses will use Cognacs much older than those required by law, allowing X.Os to reach a minimum of twenty years old, in order to reveal their very best.
 

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  • test nommac - Note This is a Test Product - Ceci est un produite de test

    A recently released Vintage, in the quality tradition of this boutique cognac house. Pure Grande Couture! . With his roots firmly planted in the pure, time-honoured tradition of his ancestors, a man content in the shadows and a conjuror of magical aromas, Pascal will be happy to welcome you into his cellars where you can discover and share his Collection Privée.

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  • Kotewall-order-test

    A recently released Vintage, in the quality tradition of this boutique cognac house. Pure Grande Couture! . With his roots firmly planted in the pure, time-honoured tradition of his ancestors, a man content in the shadows and a conjuror of magical aromas, Pascal will be happy to welcome you into his cellars where you can discover and share his Collection Privée.

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    Excl. Tax: €3,044.02 Incl. Tax: €3,044.02

  • Raymond Ragnaud - Vintage -1988-

    Price Upon Request - VERY LIMITED AVAILIBILITY

    Vintage Cognac is unique since very limited quantities are available. Only a few distillers are wise enough to put aside the good years part of their production to be certified as a specific vintage.

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  • Raymond Ragnaud - Vintage -1989-

    Price Upon Request - VERY LIMITED AVAILIBILITY

    Vintage Cognac is unique since very limited quantities are available. Only a few distillers are wise enough to put aside the good years part of their production to be certified as a specific vintage.

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  • Raymond Ragnaud - Vintage -1990-

    Vintage Cognac is unique since very limited quantities are available. Only a few distillers are wise enough to put aside the good years part of their production to be certified as a specific vintage.

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    Excl. Tax: €89.17 Incl. Tax: €107.00

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  • Raymond Ragnaud - Vintage -1991-

    Vintage Cognac is unique since very limited quantities are available. Only a few distillers are wise enough to put aside the good years part of their production to be certified as a specific vintage.

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    Excl. Tax: €85.83 Incl. Tax: €103.00

  • Raymond Ragnaud - Vintage -1992-

    Vintage Cognac is unique since very limited quantities are available. Only a few distillers are wise enough to put aside the good years part of their production to be certified as a specific vintage.

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    Excl. Tax: €82.50 Incl. Tax: €99.00

  • Normandin-Mercier - Vintage -1976-

    PETITE CHAMPAGNE MILLESIME 1976
    SINGLE VINEYARD SINGLE VINTAGE. (Vignoble et année uniques)

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    Excl. Tax: €200.00 Incl. Tax: €240.00

  • Jean Grosperrin -1944- Grande Champagne

    Collection Cognac – Artisan Vintage

    Same origin and history as the 1944 FINS BOIS. The feminine softness of the Grande Champagne area is confirmed here. Give it time to reveal itself; you will discover a delicate union between the stripped tannins of its roughness and the refinement of the flavours of the cognac.
    Rough from cask.

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    Excl. Tax: €658.33 Incl. Tax: €790.00

  • Jean Grosperrin -1968- Fins Bois

    Collection Cognac – Artisan Vintage

    "Very clear colour. The nose is very peppery and lemony, with later notes of violet and coffee and then of smoke. It is light and fresh, very slightly rough, and savoury on the palate, with the alcohol still sensible, and a constantly present mineral texture. It is a very fine product resulting from Fins Bois in calcareous soil. A discrete, secret and fine cognac," Le Rouge et le Blanc, 2001.
    Reduced.

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    Excl. Tax: €240.00 Incl. Tax: €288.00

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