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Lheraud Cuvee 10 Petite Fine Champagne Cognac, France

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $84   From: $46   To: $104

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Grape Variety

Brandy is the name used for a wide range of potable spirits, made mostly from grape wines but sometimes also from other fruits (for fruit brandies see Eaux-de-Vie). The name brandy is a shortened form of brandywine, which an anglicized form of Dutch brandewijn, which means "burnt wine".

This is precisely what brandy is. To make brandy, wine is heated in a still until it separates into its components, which evaporate at various points on the temperature scale. The more volatile the component, the lower the temperature at which it evaporates, leaving behind the impurities and heavier compounds. This is the process used to turn wine into brandy.

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Region
  • Cognac Petite Fine Champagne is Cognac made in the traditional way – and under the production conditions of the Cognac appellation – from grapes grown in the Petite Champagne cru. There are no legal rules which separate Petite Fine Champagne from plain Petite Champagne, but since 1928 the term fine has been officially sanctioned for use with eaux-de-vie produced under France's controlled appellations. Many of Cognac's best-known producers have embraced this, making full use of the marketing advantages of 'fine' to add prestige ...more

  • Cognac is the world's most famous brandy, better known even than its older Gascon cousin Armagnac. It comes from the Charentais, a large area of western France situated immediately north of Bordeaux, and takes its name from the historic to...more


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