Tag Archives: Cognac

Vallein Tercinier ‘Rencontre’ 60yo, 1962, Single Dame Jeanne, 42.6% – OB for Jack Tar & Lux Coin

So, apart from this being a ridiculously old Cognac, there’s more to the story. The guys that run Jack Tar bought a bottle of Cognac in auction a few years ago, a bottle that was about 260 years old. It … Continue reading

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Vallein Tercinier 1975-2021, 51.7% – Grapediggaz

With Wu Dram Clan and Kirsch Import getting a bit of an increasing focus on Cognac, it’s not too surprising there’s a separate brand for these bottlings. And, with Grapediggaz being that brand, they’ve chosen a rather epic name, if … Continue reading

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The best of 2021, part deux

Apart from last week’s post on what whiskies were strictly the best according to my rating, there are two lists that I still want to get out there. The first is the ‘not best but very impressive otherwise’ whiskies, and … Continue reading

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2 Brand New Cognacs: KIRSCH

Last week there was an unexpected delivery of some Cognacs. A personalized letter came with it, but no sender was stated. I had to do a tiny bit of digging in my ‘network’ to find out it came from Kirsch … Continue reading

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Domaine Jean-Luc Pasquet, Lot 71, 1971-2021, 50yo, 52% – Passie voor Whisky

I don’t often review Cognac on my wee blog, but when I do, it counts. Of course, with my very limited knowledge of the distillate, and it being completely off my radar, this is because the people at Passie voor … Continue reading

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Early Landed, Late Bottled Brandy, 1993-2020, 51.9% – Thompson Bros. for The Netherlands

There’s a lot to digest in the title alone. First of all, it’s a bottling for The Netherlands. While I’m quite up to date on most things whisky, I’m not sure if specific bottlings like this have been done before, … Continue reading

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Vallein Tercinier 53 years old, 1967, 47% – Wu Dram Clan

Again, it seems Wu Dram is forever. Or at least for 53 years now. I’ve never had much Cognac before. I tried some Armagnacs and my father-in-law had me try some Cognac in the past, but I never got into … Continue reading

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Frapin 1993 Cognac, 43.2% – The Whisky Exchange

A little while ago I got a surprise sample of a new Cognac bottled for The Whisky Exchange, from producer Frapin. The biggest surprise was that they sent this to me since I know absolutely nothing about Cognac. What I … Continue reading

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Distilled – Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley

The guys at the Cask Strength whisky blog have been making a name for themselves for the last couple of years or so. The started bottling whisky, their blog went professional and now they’ve also got a book out. Let’s start … Continue reading

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