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high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of France

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The spy, who was there to pick up any crumbs he could find or make, did not allow his baffled state to express itself in his sinister face; but, stood with an air of gossiping gallantry, leaning his elbow on Madame Defarge's little counter, and occasionally sipping his cognac.
The spy, well used to his business, did not change his unconscious attitude, but drained his little glass of cognac, took a sip of fresh water, and asked for another glass of cognac.
Cognacs are not blended with different ages or with different estates.
But brandy still reigns as queen of the after-dinner sippers, with plenty of top-shelf Cognacs and Armagnacs offering transportive experiences.
While Hennessy is the top Cognac brand, with nearly 20% growth in 2016, several other leading Cognacs helped to drive sales and interest in the French brandy from American consumers.
We special order some brandies and Cognacs around the holidays just for that purpose.
It is here that the finest Cognacs are produced and it is the only district entitled to the ultimate designation "Premier Cru de Cognac.
Connoisseurs usually mix these cognacs with ice or with ice and water only.
Since 1874, Louis XIII has been the king of cognacs and the cognac of kings.
She was given the unenviable task of matching different cognacs with a range of fine food at the Riverside Cantonese restaurant in Cardiff.
In fact, most cognacs are aged considerably longer than the minimum legal requirement, because the drink matures in the same way as whiskies and wine when aged in a barrel.
This rare blend is one of the most sought after of all superior premium cognacs - the natural choice for many consumers who desire a high quality cognac.
And, most importantly, how can you recognize cognacs that give the most gustatory pleasure and the best bang for your buck?
Very Special) or *** (three star) for cognacs in which the youngest eaux de vie is at least two years old.
Summary: Arnaud Mirey, Moet Hennessy's Asia-Pacific Regional Brand Ambassador, on cognacs and cocktails.