Some of the world’s most prestigious restaurants serve their best Cognacs in a gigantic ‘ballon’ glass. The aroma of the Cognac rises straight into the nose, thus concentrating the smell and overwhelming the taste buds.
True connoisseurs choose a smaller glass in a tulip shape. Containing 13cl, it should only be filled with 2.5cl. In such a glass the aroma is concentrated before revealing itself steadily, allowing time to discover its subtle fragrances, observe its delicate color and mellow before even sipping it.
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