Cognac Private Day Tour
One day tour of visit and tasting in a famous Maisons de Cognac and a local distilery
During this tour, you will live an unique sensorial experience, visit famous maisons as Hennessy, Remy Martin, Otard and taste old Cognac XO, VSOP, Napoleon. A guided tour with a specialist will show you the distillation installation, explain the process, the different appellation as Grande & Petite Champagne and then finish by a commented tasting of various old and aged Cognac. Explore the region in a private minivan with your personal guide and enjoy nice lunch in one of the gourmet restaurants we will have selected for you.
Option: Cocktail Workshop at Remy Martin (€ 110 pp)
An ultimate cocktail experience : Measure, shake, blend and pour. The combinations of fruits, cognac and spices are carefully measured. Assisted by a Remy Martin expert, create short and long drinks. Programme : Visit of the historic House and its cellars + Tasting of our cognacs + Introduction to the art of cocktail making and tasting of your creations served with gourmet accompaniments.
Starting in the 17th Century, Cognac was transformed in eau-de-vie (literally, "water of life") and improved by ageing in oak casks.
Colombard, Folle Blanche and Ugni Blanc.
Terroir, Growing Areas
The Delimited Area is made up of six districts of production
Bois ordinaires or Bois à Terroir
Addition of sugar ... Absolute ban
Cognac is distilled following a specific, traditional, two-stage method (double distillation)
Minimum alcohol content to be sold to customers in France and abroad: 40 % alcohol by volume.
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