Best Cognac Brandy

With Bestwine • Online discover the Cognac brandies referenced on the wine list of starred gastronomic restaurants. Find and buy exceptional cognacs acclaimed by renowned chefs and sommeliers.

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Find the best Cognac Brandy

Discover the Cognac Brandy chosen by the chefs and sommeliers of Michelin starred restaurants. A selection made by trustworthy and legitimate professionals to help you find your favourite Cognac Brandies.

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We will indicate the best offers and promotions online. You can buy the best Cognac Brandy thanks to a reliable and impartial reference list.

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1 – Hennessy Cognac Brandy


Cognac Brandy Origin : France – Poitou-charentes

Cognac Brandy vintage : XO

Type of Cognac Brandy : –

Alcohol degree : 40°

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Vallein Tercinier Cognac Brandy


Cognac Brandy origin : France – Poitou-charentes

Cognac Brandy vintage : XO

Type of Cognac Brandy : fine champagne

Alcohol degree : 40°

COGNAC LEYRAT XO VIEILLE RESERVE

Leyrat Cognac Brandy


Cognac Brandy origin : France – Poitou-charentes

Cognac Brandy vintage : XO

Type of Cognac Brandy : –

Alcohol degree : 40°

COGNAC LEYRAT EXTRA GLORY

Leyrat Extra Glory Cognac Brandy


Cognac Brandy origin : France – Poitou-charentes

Cognac Brandy vintage : 40 years

Type of Cognac Brandy : –

Alcohol degree : 45°

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Courvoisier Cognac Brandy


Cognac Brandy Origin : France – Poitou-charentes

Cognac Brandy vintage : XO

Type of Cognac Brandy : Grandes Champagne et Petites Champagnes

Alcohol degree : 40°

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Cognac Brandy referenceCognac Brandy vintageType of Cognac BrandyAlcohol degreeRestaurant
Cognac Brandy Vallein TercinierXOFines Champagnes40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Cognac Brandy LeyratXO40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Beaumanière – France
Cognac Brandy Leyrat Extra Glory40 years45°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Beaumanière – France
Cognac Brandy CourvoisierXOGrandes Champagnes et Petites Champagnes40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Beaumanière – France
Cognac Brandy HenessyXO40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Beaumanière and restaurant La Prieuré – France
Cognac Brandy MartellXOGrandes Champagnes40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Beaumanière – France
The best Cognac Brandies on the wine list of gastronomic restaurants

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Cognac Brandy is a spirit protected by an AOC (controlled designation of origin), and obtained by the distillation of white wine. Cognac Brandy is exclusively produced in France in a precisely delimited region around Cognac, part of Charente, most of Charente Maritime and some parts of Dordogne and the Deux-Sèvres. Cognac Brandy must respect specific rules and regulations in its production to obtain the denomination “Cognac”. For this reason, the skills needed to elaborate Cognac Brandy have been included in the inventory of the French intangible cultural heritage since 2020.

Cognac Brandy can be categorised into different vintages according to the locality of the variety of grapes:

  • Cognac Grande Champagne: 1st class Cognac Brandy where the most refined spirits originate.
  • Cognac Petite Champagne: extremely delicate spirit
  • Cognac Fine Champagne : a mixture of Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne
  • Cognac Borderies: spirits with a more rapid maturation than Grande and Petite Champagne
  • Cognac Fins Bois: larger area of production which is characterised by fruitier spirits.
  • Cognac Bons Bois: spirits which have a taste linked to their zone of production.
  • Cognac Bois ordinaires ou à terroir : rapid maturation with oceanic influences.

Cognac Brandy can be declined in several denominations according to its maturation:

  • Cognac Extra Old or Cognac XO: Cognac Brandy which has been aged for 10 years at the very least in an oak cask.
  • Cognac Very Superior Old Pale or Cognac VSOP: Cognac Brandy which has been aged for at least 5 years in an oak cask.
  • Cognac Very Special or Cognac VS: Cognac Brandy which has been aged for at least 2 years in an oak cask.

Cognac Brandy is an alcohol linked to a certain soil, and whose classification of vintages is established by law, according to the type of soil and climate of each sector. These controlled designations of origin were settled in 1860 by the geologist Henri Coquard, then officialised by decree on 1st May 1909.

Cognac Brandy comes from white grape juice which is fermented for 5 to 7 days. This alcoholic liquid is distilled twice in pot stills then aged in an oak cask for at least 2 years to become precious Cognac brandy. Cognac Brandy is also used to make other liqueurs, notably Grand Marnier which is a mixture of a distillate of bitter oranges and Cognac brandy.

Bestwine • Online is a reference list of the best Cognac Brandies selected by chefs and sommeliers in starred gastronomic restaurants. Bestwine • Onlinemakes neither comparisons, nor classifications, it is simply a website which suggests high quality references of Cognac Brandy. This selection of Cognac Brandies comes from a simple question “who are the most legitimate professionals to recommend the best quality Cognac Brandies?” The reply is simple, well-known chefs and sommeliers renowned for their skill and experience, are the most credible people to designate the best Cognacs. It is impossible to select one Cognac Brandy as being the best. It is however possible to choose a selection of the best Cognac Brandies. Everyone can share their opinions on a Cognac Brandy reference. Whether they are a professional or not, it is possible to judge a brand, a bottle, or a glass of Cognac Brandy. Wine shops, producers of Cognac Brandy, experts, wine growers, oenologists. Each professional can, according to his preferences, indicate a Cognac Brandy as being the most exquisite in his opinion. Each person has his own tastes and affinities in Cognac Brandy. So, it is judicious to trust in the advice of professionals of haute cuisine whose job is to detect, sublimate and serve the finest food and wine.

Bestwine • Online offers you the possibility to discover Cognac Brandies served in the most prestigious gastronomic restaurants. Take inspiration from bottles and brands of Cognac Brandy recommended by restaurant owners and sommeliers in prize-winning gastronomic restaurants. The best XO Brandies, the best VSOP, the best VS. We have made sure that each denomination of Cognac Brandy is put into categories just as each Cognac Brandy reference is distinguished by its vintage. So, you can find the finest Grand Champagne Brandies, the best Petite Champagne, Fine Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bon Bois, Bois Ordinaire ou à terroir Brandies. Consequently, you are sure of buying a good quality bottle of Cognac Brandy. Bestwine • Online is committed to guiding you to the biggest promotions and bargains so that you may acquire one or several bottles of Cognac Brandy at the cheapest price. To do this, we constantly communicate the best prices for each referenced bottle of Cognac Brandy.

We continuously enrich our reference list of good Cognac Brandies, and also share the Cognac Brandy references of newly starred gastronomic restaurants. You are thus assured of finding the ultimate Cognac Brandy, recommended by chefs and wine waiters in gastronomic restaurants.

The best Cognac Brandies on the wine list of gastronomic restaurants

The wine list of a gastronomic restaurant is a reflection of its excellence. Each name in gastronomic cooking works to offer the finest products, including Cognac Brandy, which is appreciated in gastronomic restaurants for its delicate taste and unique flavour. It is a very popular drink. The rare quality of Cognac Brandy encourages its prestige. In fact, Cognac Brandy is an alcohol originating from one country, France and from a specific region. Naturally, you will find on Bestwine • Online’s reference list, only the best French references which respect the controlled designation of origin (AOC).

Cognac Brandy is a drink that is likely to give you the sensation of being elsewhere. When you taste an alcohol, you taste the product. So, tasting Cognac Brandy is like having access to its history and the region in which it is made. Each gastronomic restaurant proposes the finest Cognac Brandies to offer the most flavoursome experience to its customers. Gastronomic restaurants acquire their prestige with time. It takes years to discover and enrich their wine menu with the greatest Cognac Brandies. Work which is expertly managed by chefs and sommeliers in gastronomic restaurants.

A great gastronomic restaurant is, therefore, a menu of wines and spirits, a wine cellar and bar which contain one or several remarkable and extraordinary Cognac Brandies.

The best Cognac Brandies according to chefs and sommeliers

Chefs and sommeliers in starred gastronomic restaurants form a complementary team to recommend the best wines and spirits, including Cognac Brandy. They are the guarantors of haute cuisine and represent the elite of gastronomy. Together these lovers of fine food and wine search for the best Cognac Brandy references. Each selected Cognac Brandy incorporated in the wine menu is the result of this human adventure. Beyond the product, the Cognac Brandy selected by sommeliers comes from meetings. Meetings with producers, wine growers, or even oenologists. The creation of Cognac Brandy is only possible through the collaboration of several trades. Amongst these professionals, the Cellar master who makes the barrels made out of oak. Incidentally, the barrels in which Cognac Brandy is aged, mainly come from the Troncais Forest in Limousin. These same barrels must be new or must have only stocked spirit used for Cognac Brandy. Cognac Brandy is also about the grape pickers who harvest the white grapes. The production of Cognac Brandy is most of all, the producers who create it from their variety of grape and then bottle the precious liquid. It is important to understand that each Cognac Brandy producer has their own production methods, their tools, but also their skill and experience, which allow them to produce a unique Cognac Brandy.

The selection of Cognac Brandy and its incorporation on the wine and spirits menu, is therefore, a long process. The skill of chefs and sommeliers should be taken into account when discovering your ideal Cognac Brandy, your most perfect Cognac Brandy. Make the most of the recommendations of passionate professionals to find an upmarket Cognac Brandy.

The best Cognac Brandies in starred gastronomic restaurants

For a Cognac Brandy producer the greatest accomplishment is to receive awards, titles and prizes for the quality of their alcohol. Another prestigious reward is to see their brand of Cognac Brandy served on the table of the greatest gastronomic restaurants in the world.

For gastronomic restaurants, the greatest reward is no doubt the satisfaction of their customers or the recognition of their pairs. A title bestowed on the greatest gastronomic restaurants is also extremely appreciated by restaurant owners and their team. This is the acquisition of one or several stars by the Michelin Guide.

These stars distinguish and reward “what is on the plate” and consequently “what is in the glass of Cognac Brandy”. The criteria of selection for the attribution of the stars are the following:  the quality of the products including Cognac brandy, control of cooking and flavours, the personality of the chef brought out in his cooking and consequently in his selection of Brandies, best value in the menu and therefore the wine menu and long-term consistency in the entire menu. So, the stars reward the excellence of the restaurant, but above all, the chefs and personnel who work to establish the reputation of the restaurant. Amongst the personnel of these great restaurants, there are the sommeliers who enrich the wine menu and select the Cognac Brandy references. Sommeliers make a large contribution to the acquisition of stars by distinguishing and selecting the best Cognac Brandies.

The inspectors who are part of the jury only judge “what is on the plate” and consequently “what it served in the glass”. The stars reward the quality of the cooking and its ingredients, notably Cognac Brandies.

The wine menu and therefore the selection of Brandies in starred restaurants has to be exemplary and offer the most delectable Cognac Brandies.

I created Bestwine • Onlinewith the aim of offering the richest and the most complete wine menu. With Bestwine • Online, I would like to list Cognac Brandies promoted by chefs in gastronomic restaurants, to have an impartial suggestion. So, my goal is to distinguish the Cognac Brandies which appear the most frequently on the wine menu of gastronomic restaurants.
Amateur of Cognac Brandy, I discovered this alcohol in a gastronomic restaurant. I then looked for the best Cognac Brandies to complete my discovery of this drink. However, there are an infinite number of opinions and views on selecting Cognac Brandies in a more or less reliable way. I therefore decided to trust people who are the most qualified to choose the best brands of Cognac Brandy.

Now, when I am looking for a good inexpensive Cognac brandy, I go on Bestwine • Online. As I am certain to profit from the experience and the skill of chefs and sommeliers in starred restaurants. Bestwine • Online also allows great names in gastronomy to promote their restaurants to amateurs and lovers of Cognac brandy. Bestwine • Online is accessible worldwide. Wherever you are, you can discover the greatest brands of Cognac Brandy and the gastronomic restaurants which offer them on their wine menu. Whatever your budget, you can offer yourself or someone else a fabulous bottle of Cognac Brandy.
Bestwine • Online is the greatest wine menu on Cognac Brandies in the world. Taste several brandies in order to elect your favourite Cognac Brandy whilst making your own judgement of the tested references. You can above all, find and buy a Cognac Brandy at the best value for money!

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How are Cognac Brandy selected on Bestwine • Online?

Bestwine • Online references the Cognac Brandies from the wine list and wine cellar of the most well-known gastronomic restaurants in the world. References recommended by the chefs and sommeliers acclaimed by the critics. Only the references of Cognac Brandy sold online are proposed, to enable you to buy them easily.

How are the reference lists of the best Cognac Brandy updated?

The reference lists of Cognac Brandy are updated daily by incorporating the new references from the wine menus of gastronomic restaurants at our disposal. In the same way, we renew our offers and promotions so that you may buy the best quality Cognac Brandy at the best price. We promise to only propose references on the wine list of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants.

Why choose a reference of Cognac Brandy via Bestwine • Online?

The chefs and sommeliers of gastronomic restaurants are the guarantees of gastronomic excellence by offering the best products, food and drink in their restaurants. Naturally, chefs and wine waiters of these great restaurants only propose the finest Cognac Brandy.

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Bestwine • Online, commits itself to referencing the best Cognac Brandy and to guiding you to the most attractive offers online in order to buy them at the best price. A good tip for Cognac Brandies at a real bargain!

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