A reader has a cognac bottle at home VSOP Jerome Napoleon Cognac.
The bottle is located in San Diego, CA. “My maternal grandmother gave it to my mother who has had it for at least 50 years. My grandmother died in 1980 and we don’t know how long she had it before then. It’s been kept in a dark cabinet all these years and as my parents are in their 80s now, they’ve started to explore items to hand down, give away, sell, etc. Thanks!”

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VSOP Jerome Napoleon Cognac

front of bottle, leaning on chair

The label reads: As you’ll note in the photos, the label has been torn so it’s challenging to read. Here’s what we can make out from the top down on the front: Jerome Napoleon Cognac Brandy; Trademark… Patent Office; ….YEARS OLD VSOP; Product of France;…COGNAC IS THE OLDEST…TAKEN FROM OUR…; Imported by Popper-Morson, International Bldg, New York.
The glass near the top is embossed with “FEDERAL LAW FORBID… OR REUSE OF THIS BOTTLE, and near the bottom, “BOUTILLIER DELAURIER & CO, COGNAC, FRANCE

Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: The top of the bottle is still sealed and says, “Jerome Napoleon” with what we assume is their logo. The top of the seal says, “Jerome Napoleon Cognac”.

VSOP Jerome Napoleon Cognac

front label, torn

How has the bottle been stored:

  • In a dry place
  • At room temperature
  • Up-right standing

Some more information about the bottle:

  • Cork is protected by a wax seal
VSOP Jerome Napoleon Cognac

sealed cork

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 VSOP Jerome Napoleon 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 your email address into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

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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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