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Bottle: $249.94
Carefully matured, balancing the influence of oak with that of time, to produce a complex Cognac. Rich, sweet and...
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Bottle: $99.54
Complex and in need of some time to breathe. However, patience is rewarded with richness, fruit and the layers of...
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Bottle: $62.45 $65.74
6 bottles: $48.24
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Bottle: $29.20 $31.74
12 bottles: $24.83
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Bottle: $27.95 $30.24
12 bottles: $23.35
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Bottle: $42.70 $46.84
6 bottles: $41.53
Rated 93 - This unusual Cognac is finished in Tennessee oak barrels for a minimum of six months, marking it as an...
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Bottle: $115.94
6 bottles: $106.14
Rated 95 - Fresh green table grapes and peach pit are fruity and earthy on the nose. A suggestion of sweetness in the...
UBC
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Bottle: $89.94
12 bottles: $88.14
Rated 90-95 - Nice nutty aromas countered with subtle notes of tropical fruit. Palate entry features roasted tastes...
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Bottle: $40.79 $42.94
6 bottles: $37.44
Rated 90-95 - The bouquet includes aromas of green apple, Bosc pear, poppy seed, parchment, apricot and new leather....
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Bottle: $61.03 $64.24
6 bottles: $50.10
Rated 94 - Invigorating nose of earthy oak, toasted vanilla bean, dried flower, and yellow plum. The palate is quite...
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94
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Bottle: $57.89 $60.94
6 bottles: $56.63
Rated 92 - Morning glory blossom, dried orange peel, and fresh mountain breeze create a light and airy aroma. Silky...
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Bottle: $176.40 $191.74
6 bottles: $167.99
Rated 95 - Seductive aromas of black tea, vanilla, clove, and cardamom are pronounced on the nose. Charred peaches,...
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95
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Bottle: $197.94
6 bottles: $185.27
Rated 97 - TOP 100 SPIRITS 2017. Dark, mysterious and complex, this deep-amber liquid has a sherried scent, with...
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Bottle: $43.94
Rated 92 - D’Usse was developed as a brand and is a bit cagey about age and appellation. It’s curiously dark...
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Bottle: $179.94
6 bottles: $176.34
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Bottle: $114.95
6 bottles: $112.65
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Bottle: $61.58 $66.94
Rated 93 - This VSOP Cognac is aged for four years in oak barrels, followed by six months in Mizunara, a particularly...
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Bottle: $209.94
6 bottles: $186.00
Cognac PARK Borderies Mizunara Single Cask 2004 draws its specificity from a marriage of Single Cru Cognac which is...
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Bottle: $69.94
Rated 98 - This silky single-vineyard Cognac hits all the right notes, layering rounded vanilla, sherry and...
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Bottle: $39.50 $42.94
12 bottles: $29.39
We recognise firstly the combined aromas of spring-dried flowers, of baked apples and of macerated cherries that open...
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Cognac France Gascony

For over three hundred years, Cognac has enjoyed its reputation as the king of brandies. Indeed, it is widely regarded as the finest drink to be distilled from grapes to be found anywhere in the world, and it is a testament to its producers and the master craftsmen who make it that this reputation has never faltered, and remains as strong as ever to this day.

Cognac is produced solely in the beautiful towns of Cognac and Jarnac, found about fifty miles north of Bordeaux, on the west coast of France. Here, around six thousand grape growers work exclusively in the production of white wine, used for the Cognac distilleries which are scattered throughout the region. The wines are made primarily from the Ugni Blanc or Trebbiano grape - one of the most commonly planted grape varietals in the world - which benefit from the cool, coastal climate and mineral rich soils which are found there. The wines themselves wouldn’t be suitable for drinking in themselves, as they are high in acid and low in alcohol, but this makes them ideal for distillation, and they can impart their wonderful, complex, rich flavors to the brandy.

Cognac varies quite significantly from bottle to bottle, depending on how long it has been aged for, and which appellation it comes from. The Cognac region is split into six separate Crus, all with their own distinctive characteristics, and the spirit can be aged from two years (VS) to six (Hors d’Age and Napoleon) and longer.

Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.