A reader is asking for some expertise on this Segonzac Grande Fine Champagne Cognac, eventually willing to sell it. The bottle is located in the United States.

This is what our reader writes “My 95 year old dad received this bottle as a gift from a dear friend in France in 1986. His friend said keep in a safe and cool place. My dad is interested in finding the valve and other information about the bottle. I’m his son living in San Francisco. Thanks for your expertise!”

(If you also have a Cognac bottle you would like to sell, or you need information about age or value – send us photos and information, just submit: Use this form – but please be aware: if you don’t follow the steps precisely, we will not publish your bottle.)

IMG_0839Whole Bottle

The label reads: Grande Fine Champagne Garantie
Segonzac (Charente)

Je souissigne’ zesidant dans mon domaine de Chadeville par Segonzac arrt de Cognac proprie’te de ma famille depuis l’anne’e 1619
certifie que le Cognac contenu dans nos fouteilleo est originaire de la Grande Fine Champagne, Ier Cru de Cognac

Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: There is a seal…..Deptde La Charente Mairie De Segonzac (not sure of the word Deptde especially the “t”. There is a signature in script Gourry below that is Chevalier du Ibe’ite Agricole (300 ansde pi’ere en fils sur le me’me sol Sonfils Mauriee Succ


How has the bottle been stored:

  • In a dry place
  • Up-right standing

Some more information about the bottle:

  • Everythings seems fine

IMG_0840Bottle neck

The level of the cognac: Into neck: this means the level of cognac is still in the upper bottle neck, normal

Our reader would like to sell this bottle of Segonzac Grande Fine Champagne Cognac.

Please make your offers, ask questions or inform us about this bottle – give your opinion.

Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting email addresses into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

For both bottle owners and potential buyers:If you want to get in touch with respective owners or buyers please send a mail to [email protected] expressing this wish.

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Jacki has been with Cognac Expert from virtually the beginning. She's the senior editor of the blog, and has spent much of her life living in rural France. Today she's based back in the UK, where she splits her working life between writing for Cognac Expert and working as a Paramedic at a large regional hospital.


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