Cognac and Brand in Nigeria
Cognac and Brandy are well known and consumed in Nigeria. Nigerians love a good drink. Well, cognacs are under Brandy. Let’s take a look at its history on how Cognac and Brandy became what it is today. We’ll look at the top cognac and brandy in Nigeria today.
Brandy is a liquor produced by distilling wine. Brandy generally contains 35–60% alcohol by volume (70–120 US proof) and is typically consumed as an after-dinner digestif.
Some brandies are aged in wooden casks. Others are coloured with caramel colouring to imitate the effect of aging, and some are produced using a combination of both aging and colouring.
Varieties of wine brandy can be found across the winemaking world. Among the most renowned are Cognac and Armagnac from southwestern France.
Cognac is a variety of brandy named after the commune of Cognac, France. It is produced in the surrounding wine-growing region in the departments of Charente and Charente-Maritime.
In Nigeria, Cognac and Brandy are well known alcoholic drinks and is one of the most popular form alcohol which is consumed. So here are some Cognac and Brandy:
Martell blue swift
This is a new eau-de-vie de vin made with Cognac VSOP finished in Bourbon casks to enjoy on its own, over ice, lengthened with a mixer or as a cocktail. It is the first-ever spirit drink made of Martell VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) which is matured in French Oak casks and then finished in Kentucky Bourbon casks.
Remy Martin is a French firm that primarily produces and sells cognac. Founded in 1724 and based in the commune of Cognac, it is one of the biggest cognac producers and is also part of the Comité Colbert, an association “to promote the concept of luxury”.
Hennessy is the largest cognac distiller in the world, its headquarters is located in the Cognac region of France. A leader amongst the most reputable. Hennessy is one of the most consumed premium Cognac in Nigeria. Nigerians love Hennessy, no doubt.
The Château embodies what Bisquit stands for elegance, excellence, attention to detail, generosity, and warmness. Nestled in the center of Cognac, Château Bisquit was built at the end of the 19th century.
Courvoisier is a brand of cognac owned by Beam Suntory, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan. The production is based in the town of Jarnac in the Charente region of France.
Oude Meester Reserve:
A brandy of true distinction and stature. The Oude Meester Reserve is aged for 12 years in French oak barrels to achieve an unrivaled smoothness.
Thus, those are the top cognac and brandy in Nigeria. Although, there are other premium cognac and brandy that Nigerians love to drink and chill with. Just like I said earlier, Nigerians love to a good drink. And that’s on period.
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