Roland Bru Cognac has an interesting Master Blender. His name is Philippe Fillon. And you can either watch the video right now (below) or find out a bit about where Philippe works.

The House of Roland Bru owns and cultivates twenty hectares of vineyards in the Grande Champagne, France. Another 40 hectares in the Fins Bois area. The Roland Bru family works together with Charente vine-growers, that supply Roland Bru.

But the blending takes place at Roland Bru, and that is a critical step in Cognac production: The finest eaux-de-vie are being mixed, very carefully – in a way like perfume.

In the following video the maitre de chai shows and explains how to blend Cognac, to mix, to feel, to create it. Philippe shows us 5 little bottles with Cognac, different age, different color, different taste.

Actually there are some mistakes in the subtitles of this video – e.g. it is not “maitre de chef” but “chai”. Or “stocked in tanks” of course it is barrels.

Lovely, how Philippe finishes this video:

“I love what I do. And I think I create a good product and hope that you like it!”



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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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