Pierre Vimont is the French ambassador in Washington, USA. The man hosted a cocktail night together with the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States of America, or lets put it that way: It was a night sponsored by the DSC and the top 4 Cognac players.
The evening was also the moment for presenting high-end luxury Cognacs such as the Louis XIII.
“I’m a fan of everything that can be drunk”
Vimont mentioned that he was pretty much a fan of everything that can be drunk. Referring to France’s Cognac industry, he added
“It’s a strong tradition that’s been going on for centuries”
Courvoisier, Hennessy, Martell and Remy Martin Cognac were offerend to guests, basically US Congress members. Those are the world’s finest and also most expensive Cognacs also Louis XIII Rare Cask 43: A Remy Martin top product.
Also, Vimont said that he prefers Cognac to American Bourbon, even when a Kentucky Republican, John Yarmuth, was present that evening. Yarmuth is founder an chairman of the bourbon caucus… But the Frenchman just had do say that.
Vimont also commented on American and French wine.