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Cognac referred to as the king of brandy is one of the world's most sophisticated and expensive drink, produced in France and it gets its name from the France local town it is produced. It has an inflexible manufacturing standard, under extreme regulations mandated by French laws which dictate the type of grapes to be used and the location, there are grown. The slightest deviation from these regulations and standard turns Cognac into regular brandy. Get your hands on this sophisticated and classy cognac drink by Order cognac delivery Nairobi on online drinks delivery services.
Cognac chief ingredient is white grapes which include; Ugni Blanc, Folle Blanche, Colombard, and Blanquette. The main difference between cognac and brandy is that the cognac goes through the distillation twice in copper pot stills. After distillation, it is aged in oak barrels made of wood and with no further aging once it is bottled. It is not allowed to get to old and is usually aged for a minimum of two years up to six years. You can easily get the true cognac on the online liquor store, log in to a reliable online shop to see what they have on stock and dial a delivery for your pick.
The Cognac age can be confusing, however, a system does exist to establish the blending aging and it is common to find the following labeling on the bottle;
VS (very superior) – the bottle is labeled with three stars for the youngest cognac and is aged for at least 2 years. A popular brand is Hennessy VS
VSOP (very superior old pale) - aged for a minimum of 5 years
VO (very old) - labeled for middle age, meaning it blended for at least four or more.
XO (extra old) – labeled for the eldest brand, meaning it is aged for at least six years or more.
This system of labeling is used only to determine the cognac blending age and not its average age. Whether young or old, Cognac has a rich, well balanced smooth taste with flavors of smoke, fruit, honey, and vanilla. Taste this unique flavors without travel hassle by drinks delivery Nairobi online for free cognac delivery services.
Cognac is ready to be consumed on its own, however, to relish the true value it can be mixed with some ice. It also goes well with other mixers. Room temperature is the best for consumption of this drink. Cognac can be served in ordinary glasses; however, to allow the drinkers to take full advantage of cognac’s taste and aroma, it recommended serving it in their special glasses.
Cognac being an expensive drink, it is mostly consumed by the elite class as an after dinner aperitif. It is not a drink usually found on local liquor shop’s shelves. However placing an order online on drink zone, drinks delivery Nairobi you be assured to get hold of this rare drink. Dial a drink for cognac drinks delivery services for your bottle today.