popular and high in sales
It all starts in the vineyard. Many varieties are allowed to make cognac, but currently 90% of the area is occupied by Ugni Blanc grapes, which came here from Italy several centuries ago. The remaining amount is more traditional Folle Blanche and Colombard.
Grapes are made quite sour and weak wine, with a strength of 7.5-10 degrees, which is then twice distilled in special distillery cubes, called Charentais alambikami. Continue reading
Not all that you call brandy is really it. And in vain you think that the longer it is necessary to insist in the oak barrels in alcohol, the better for him. Read all the details below.
1. Cognac is a product of double distillation of white grape wine, followed by aging in oak barrels.
2. In the manufacture of brandy mainly use the Uni Blanc grape variety. In rare cases, foil blanche, colombar and montil. Continue reading
Non-profit organization Roskachestvo completed a study of 47 brandy brands that each of us can find on the shelves of Russian stores. The products under investigation are mainly Russian-made, but several foreign products are also presented: from France, Armenia, Moldova and Georgia. Continue reading