What does XO cognac mean?

Answer Cognac, a type of brandy, comes in several quality grades, including VS (Very Special), VSOP (Very Special Old Pale) and XO (Extra Old). At minimum, XO cognacs must be aged for six years before the... Read More »

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What is cognac sauce?

Cognac sauce originates from French cuisine, which is famous for being rich. Cognac, a brandy liqueur variety, also comes from France. The French make a number of variations of cognac sauce suitabl... Read More »

What flavor is cognac?

Cognac is a type of brandy manufactured in France. Depending on its age, cognac can contain flavors of fruit (apples, lemons or oranges), flowers, honey, nuts or oak. Older cognacs may contain a sp... Read More »

Where was the first Cognac made?

Cognac was first made in the Cognac region of western France in the 17th century. In 2010, the Cognac-producing region covers the entire department of the Charente-Maritime, most of Charente and a ... Read More »

What is cognac&brandy?

Brandy and Cognac are alcoholic distillates derived from the fermentation of grapes. Technically, "cognac" is brandy from the Cognac region, hence the name. Cognac is considered a higher-quality br... Read More »