Tag Archives: France

Maxime Trijol Classic XO

Rating: ★★★ Origin: Cognac, France Type: Brandy ABV: 40% The Maxime Trijol Grand Classic range consists a blend of eaux-de-vie made from mostly Ugni Blanc grapes that have been been grown in various Cognac “crus”, and then matured in French oak.  Information about which … Continue reading

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Croizet XO Gold

Rating: ★★★★ Origin: Cognac, France Type: Brandy ABV: 40% Price: A$179 (Aus), $US100 (USA) Croizet XO Gold is made up of eaux-de-vie made from grapes that have been grown in the Grande Champagne region of Cognac in France, which is probably the most sought … Continue reading

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DEAU Louis Memory

Rating: ★★★★ ABV: 40% Origin: Cognac, France Try it with: Romeo y Julieta No 1 cigar (Cuba) DEAU is a cognac producer with a rich history spanning several generations of the Bru Legaret family. Despite such a rich history its eaux-de-vie was mostly used … Continue reading

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Veuve Moisans Brut

Score: 93/100 (average, three tasters) ABV: 11% Origin: France Try it with: Spicy Chinese seafood (prawns, oysters or scallops with XO sauce/schezwan sauce), picante salami Veuve Moisans is a sparkling wine from France. Wine with bubbles is often called “champagne”, but while all … Continue reading

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