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Two brandies with Wu-Dram Clan involvement!

Recently the guys behind Wu-Dram Clan released an old Cognac. A Jean-Luc Pasquet, which has proven to be a rather noteworthy Cognac house that works really well for whisky fanatics. More or less at the same time they released an … Continue reading

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French Brandy 28, 1993-2022, 47% – Michiel Wiman, Precious Moments

The Precious Moments series is one of many series that Michiel Wigman has running at the moment. At least, if some things turn out to be series. Anyway, ‘Precious Moments’ is and after last year’s (yet to be reviewed) Caroni, … Continue reading

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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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