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Top 5 Cognacs

Regarded as the finest of spirits distilled from grapes, French winemakers have been producing Cognac since the 17th century

Words by IWSC experts

Frapin Cognac
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Over on #HandpickedDrinks this week we’ve been championing all things Cognac, which French winemakers have been producing in the region since the 17th century.

Regarded as the finest of spirits distilled from grapes, Cognac is categorised according to how long it has been aged in barrel. Our selection includes Cognacs of all ages – VS, VSOP, XO, and two vintages – and from different appellations, too, including the top cru of Grand Champagne, the Fins Bois (known for its fruity, floral Cognacs), and Petite Champagne.

Each Cognac has been rated 90+ points by our expert panels at the IWSC, so whichever you select, you’re in safe hands.

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