Monthly Archives: August 2012

5 liter oak barrel

5 liter oak barrel purchased in France. Great for aging Cognac, eaux-de-vie, Whisky, etc….

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Blue Tulip style Cognac Tasting Glass

Blue tulip tasting glass special for Cognac. It is made blue, so the taster is not influenced by the colour of the eaux-de-vie. Who knows where to buy such glasses?

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Small Alembic Charentais Still

Photo of my beautiful small Alembic Charentais Still from Copper-Alembic, it works really great! With a capacity of 0,7L this Alembic is a little bit too small for the real deal, but it is great for decorative or presentational purposes…. Will post … Continue reading

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Francois Peyrot Pineau des Charentes Rubis Merlot

The merlot grapes used for this Pineau are all harvested by hand. Pineau is a wine from the Charente-area in France and fortified with Cognac… Just like Port-wine does with Portuguese wine and Portuguese brandy.

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Pierre Ferrand Ultra Exclusive Limited Edition

I saw this bottle at the Cognatheek in Cognac. Who knows more about the Pierre Ferrand Ultra Exclusive Limited Edition?

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Bridge over the Charente in Cognac

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Vintage Hennessy French Cognac advertisent

I saw this advertisement near Cognac, France. It’s a vintage visiting advertisement of Hennessy Cognac. The photo is slightly modified with Instagram…

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Vintage oak barrels of Otard Cognac

Photo made in the Cognac cellars of Otard… Beautiful vintage barrels isn’t?

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Wall with Cognac bottles

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Courvoisier Cognac on the Rocks

Some visitors asked me if you can drink Courvoisier, or Cognac in general on the rocks. Well, of course you can! But please use VS or VSOP quality for this as they are sharper in taste and can be diluted … Continue reading

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