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I’m hoping to learn a little more about the following bottle of Cognac I purchased at an Estate Sale.
The following bottle reads, “Otard Francois I Brand Cognac, Grande Fine Champagne. 80 Proof, Product of France 4/5 quart. Bottled by Cognac Otard, S.A. Cognac France.
Sole agents in USA, Schenley Import Corp, N.Y., N.Y.” The bottle features a silver collar (tag) that reads Cognac Otard, Chateau De Cognac.
The gold tag around the neck of the bottle reads, “The House of OTARD proudly presents its masterpiece of Cognac perfection. A Grande Champagne Cognac known as Francois I Brand, especially chosen from the rarest stores of premium cognacs slowly maturing in oak casks deep in the cellars of the Chateau de Cognac, birthplace of Francois I.
The beautiful Baccarat Crystal decanter is truly an authentic collectors item, designed and executed by Baccarat of France, exclusively for Otard. It is altogether fitting that the House of OTARD should have selected Baccarat, famed throughout the world for the excellence of its crystal, as the most fitting decanter for the presentation of their finest cognac. Two outstanding examples of French charm, elegance, and perfection.” Cognac Otard S.A.
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