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Cognac with an Attitude: A Visit at Léopold Gourmel

When it comes to having an extraordinary reputation, an evocative name and the production of high quality cognacs in a low volume, then Cognac Leopold Gourmel certainly ticks all the boxes. The house was founded in 1972, and being a Cognac producer myself, I certainly am aware of this renowned brand. But up until recently,…

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Introducing: Dobbé Cognac

It was in the late 18th century when the Dobbé family acquired their first vineyards and began the production of their very first Cognac. What followed these first tentative steps was the development of their knowledge and craftsmanship in the creation of quality eaux-de-vie. This knowledge has been passed down and now spans eight generations….

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Introducing: Château de Plassac Cognac

Château de Plassac: this name denotes an impressive chateau, built by the architect Victor Louis, who also designed the plans for the Palais Royal in Paris, as well as the Grand Theatre in Bordeaux. Inextricably linked with the Dampierre Family, who settled in the region of Cognac during the 18th century, moving to produce cognac, wine…

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Introducing: Raison Personnelle Cognac

It was 1994 when Sabine and Bertrand de Witasse chose to leave their home in Paris to become winemakers in the Charente.  The motivation for the move? Personal reasons (or Raison personnelle in French) – or perhaps a moment of temporary insanity… Today, they successfully operate a 20 hectare vineyard in the town of D’Angeac-Champagne,…

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Introducing: Maison 1719 Cognac

We’re pleased to introduce an interesting, yet so far unknown cognac house to our readers: Maison 1719. As the name suggest, the house was founded at the beginning of 18th century, in the village of Touzac by one Pierre-Philippe Joubert. Artisanal approach & tradition The concept behind Maison 1719 Cognac is based on remaining true…

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Review: Martell Caractère

Some time ago we reported about the Martell Caractère, a new blend by Martell  that’s being launched only in California, USA. And now we’ve had the chance to taste it, with the following results. Product notes The first thing you’re confronted with is the bottle: a slim design, but somewhat keen and bold – apparently a reference to…

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