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Colour of Cognac: When Darker doesn’t always mean Older or.. Is Caramel E150a Evil?

Okay, so it’s generally accepted that the longer a Cognac ages, the darker the colour becomes.  And this happens as the tannins and colouring from the oak barrel gradually changes the colour of the eaux-de-vie within as time goes by. Read an article about Cognac  ageing. However, it seems that you can’t always go by…

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To blend or not to blend? – Cognac Guide: Eaux-de-vie and Cellar Masters

Mac A Andrew’s Cognac Guide Here the classic debate between tradition and economies continues. First of all, there are many producers who do not blend in the classical sense. This means they do not blend eaux-de-vie from different crus, so Grande Champagne is forever Grande Champagne and so on. What they might do is to…

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Martell Cordon Noir Napoleon Cognac: Adjusted Colour with Natural Caramel

You only knew about Cognac Martell Cordon Bleu? Well, here comes a bottle a reader owns, a Martell Cordon Noir Napoleon: “This bottle was found during a cleanup in the basement where I live. The cellar has not been used for at least 10 years. I can only find limited information about the bottle.” (If…

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Cognac Jean Grosperrin – Unique in so many ways

You might or might not have heard of Cognac Jean Grosperrin – but the house has been around for hundreds of years and certainly is different from most of their competitors. The first thing that’s different is that the house doesn’t actually produce cognac directly. No blending, added sugar or added colour Instead, they buy…

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Top 7: Cognac List For a Cold Winter Season 2011/2012 Under a Price of 100€

Soon it’s November and it is getting cold outside. At least in France. And Christmas and New Years is building up. This is why we came up with a Top 7 list for winter cognacs: For the end of 2011 and of course the beginning of 2012. This articles is not yet our New Years and…

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TOP 10 Cognac misunderstandings: From Conyak to Hennessey

Sometimes, some people get it wrong. That’s fine. Cognac Expert is the website which will help setting the record straight. Here is a list of the TOP 10 misunderstandings regarding French brandy, the Cognac: 1. It’s Hennessy and not Hennessey. First of all, Hennessy is French and should not be confused with American products. It…

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Hi. at 2014-05-03 07:11:25 in:

Martell Cordon Noir Napoleon Cognac: Adjusted Colour with Natural Caramel

„I have the same bottle of that Cordon Noir Napoleon Cognac with bottle number EC9761. Just wondering how much would this bottle cost nowadays? This was just a gift..“

Joe at 2014-02-27 15:58:41 in:

Martell Cordon Noir Napoleon Cognac: Adjusted Colour with Natural Caramel

„I have one in original box. Not sure what year it is but have had it about 35 years. No. on label is DE7375. Would like to know what it i worth. Interested in selling.“

Jan at 2014-02-15 09:32:08 in:

Martell Cordon Noir Napoleon Cognac: Adjusted Colour with Natural Caramel

„I have this bottle. I bought it in 1984. Can anyone tell me more about this bottle and the value. The serialnumber is not easy to see linger after 30 years.“

Eron at 2013-11-26 05:02:26 in:

Cognac Salignac VS: bottle review

„Lol so many typos ...I meant it tastes just like it... Just not as strong .. I'm sipping on it right now .. Will know tomorrow if I wake up with a hangover or not lol... Nonetheless good taste good price!... Cognac lovers...“

Eron at 2013-11-26 04:58:09 in:

Cognac Salignac VS: bottle review

„I'm a henny girl .. When to the store on a budget came out with this .. And it's like Hennessy had a baby rate jus like it just not as strong but jus as good! I think I found me a new favorite drink!“

weberoo at 2013-11-13 17:44:22 in:

Cognac Salignac VS: bottle review

„Like many inexpensive cognacs I uncork and let it breath for a while. This is one of the best“