In Finland there is a so called “monopoly system”, like in Sweden. This means that the whole off trade business is runned by the covernment, by monopoly company. Sweden they call this “System Bolaget” and in Finland “Alko”. So let’s have a look at Cognac in Finland.

Alko Finland Cognac

Split between on and off trade in Finland would be around 15% / 85% (total sales). This gives you the idea how important Alko is in Finland. Only place where you can find products sold in Alko (strong spirits) are the Alko pricelist, a printed cataloque.

So, if you want to know about the Cognac brands sold in Finland, here is a list of Cognac bottles at Alko.

VS Cognacs at Alko

APTEEKKARIN COGNAC (bulk, local bottling)
JULES GAUTRET V.S.
HIENOA KONJAKKIA V.S. (bulk, local bottling)
CAMUS V.S. ELEGANCE
ARBELLOT COGNAC V.S.
HENRI MOUNIER V.S.
CARRIÈRE V.S.
COGNAC LEXICON V.S.
GRÖNSTEDTS V.S.
CAFE NOIR V.S. COGNAC
BRAASTAD V.S.
SOERLIE V.S.
COGNAC SALIGNAC V.S.
DELFIN V.S. FINE CHAMPAGNE
GAUTIER V.S.
COGNAC DE LUZE V.S.
MONNET V.S.
MONOPOL V.S. (bulk, local bottling)
COURVOISIER V.S.
MEUKOW V.S.
HENNESSY VERY SPECIAL
MARTELL V.S.
LARSEN VERY SPECIAL VIKINGS´ COGNAC
RENAULT BLEU NUIT (owned by Finns)

VSOP Cognacs at Alko

PRIVAATTI COGNAC V.S.O.P. (bulk, local bottling)
MAXIME TRIJOL V.S.O.P.
POLIGNAC V.S.O.P.
APTEEKKARIN V.S.O.P. COGNAC (bulk, local bottling)
CLAUDE CHATELIER V.S.O.P.
V.S.O.P. HIENOA KONJAKKIA (bulk, local bottling)
ARBELLOT V.S.O.P.
DUPUY V.S.O.P. COGNAC
COGNAC LE SANGLIER V.S.O.P.
PLANAT V.S.O.P.
COGNAC LEXICON V.S.O.P.
ALBERT JARRAUD V.S.O.P.
FORCE 53 V.S.O.P.
COGNAC CROIZED V.S.O.P.
LE RÉVISEUR COGNAC V.S.O.P.
BRAASTAD V.S.O.P.
COGNAC COMPASS V.S.O.P.
MONNET V.S.O.P.
MONOPOL V.S.O.P. (bulk, local bottling)
CHABASSE V.S.O.P.
bowen cognac »”>BOWEN COGNAC V.S.O.P.
MEUKOW V.S.O.P.
LARSEN V.S.O.P.
COURVOISIER EXCLUSIF
CAMUS V.S.O.P. ELEGANCE
OTARD V.S.O.P.
RÉMY MARTIN V.S.O.P.
MARTELL V.S.O.P. MEDAILLON
HENNESSY PRIVILÈGE V.S.O.P.

EXTRA Cognacs at Alko

COGNAC CLAUDE CHATELIER X.O.
CARRIÈRE X.O.
EMERITUS APTEEKKARIN COGNAC X.O. (bulk, local bottling)
COGNAC CLAUDE CHATELIER X.O.
MONOPOL X.O. (bulk, local bottling)
DELPECH FOUGERAT X.O. PREMIUM COGNAC
BACHE GABRIELSEN X.O.
SOERLIE XO
BRAASTAD X.O.
RENAULT CARTE NOIRE EXTRA (owned by Finns)
LARSEN X.O. COGNAC
MARTELL X.O.
GAUTIER X.O. GOLD&BLUE
FRAPIN CHÂTEAU FONTPINOT X.O.PREMIER GRAND CRU
ERITTÄIN HIENOA KONJAKKI X.O. (bulk, local bottling)
MEUKOW X.O. COGNAC
MONNET XO PRESTIGE
COGNAC DE LUZE X.O. FINE CHAMPAGNE
BOWEN COGNAC XO GOLD´N BLACK
COURVOISIER XO IMPERIAL
HENNESSY X.O.
COGNAC CROIZET EXTRA
HENNESSY PARADIS

Other Cognacs sold at Alko

LE RÉVISEUR COGNAC SPÉCIAL
JULES GAUTRET 10 YEARS OLD
ILE DE RÉ FINE ISLAND COGNAC
HINE RARE

A reader from Finland tells us that she is not too proud about this selection – most of the cognacs are young & low priced products. In restaurants you can find some more from various brands but still, the business is happening at Alko.

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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973.Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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