The Cognac and its vineyards
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Discover the Cognac and its country with our DMC & travel agency - http://www.cognac-tasting-tour.com <br>Excursions, day tours, tastings, seminars, air balloon flights in the Cognac country
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Les vins de Pays Charentais sont à la fête à Paris

Les vins de Pays Charentais sont à la fête à Paris | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it

Annually, in the National Agricultural Fair, is held the Concours Général Agricole (CGA) The Competition Products aims to reward the best wines and the best French products, including the wines from Charentes, the Cognac country.

 

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Not yet very known, these wines from the Charentes are drinking wines, not wines to be distilled.

Their quality improved significantly and they are now considered by amateurs.

A sign which does not mislead : Rémy Martin owners have invested in a wine estate just next to their Louis XIII storages

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Tastings of new eaux-de-vie - A great experience for cognac lovers, olfactory tastings with professionals by Cognac Tasting Tour

Tastings of new eaux-de-vie - A great experience for cognac lovers, olfactory tastings with professionals by Cognac Tasting Tour | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
Tastings of new eaux-de-vie by Cognac Tasting Tour, Wine tours, cognac tasting tours by an French incoming travel agency located in the heart of the vineyards of cognac, between La Rochelle and Bordeaux, specialized in escorted tours for...
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Cognac, It’s All About the Barrels - PALATE PRESS

Cognac, It’s All About the Barrels - PALATE PRESS | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
I returned with a newfound interest and a deep curiosity towards the very precise, and creative barrel regimen techniques used by cellar masters in Cognac.
Jean-Luc Montembault's insight:

Half of French cooperages are located in the Cognac country. No coincidence to this.

One barrel has to be kept from its production day, for more than 50 years, only for aging cognac and nothing else. Unlike many other spirits, no reuse of barrels originally used for wines, fortified wines...  In the other hand, a number of second-hand cognac barrels are used for aging other spirits such as whisky or rum !....
More about it ? Come and visit a traditional cooperage with us...

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