Rémy Martin VSOP, Cognac Fine Champagne, 70cl
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To drink Rémy Martin, pour a measure of the spirit into a snifter glass. While Cognac can be served in a variety of different glassware, a snifter is the best shape for swirling the liquid around to release its rich aromas. The shape also allows the Cognac to warm slightly in your hand, which further adds to its diverse flavor. Rémy Martin works with 900 different growers as well as growing its own grapes to ensure only the top quality bunches make their way into the XO bottle you bring out on special occasions. Like all Cognacs, Rémy Martin is produced using a blend of carefully sourced eaux-de-vie. But it uses four times as many as its competitors and ages its bottles for nearly four times longer than legally required. And, as one of the big four in the world of Cognac, Rémy Martin insists on continually upping the standards of every part of its production method. Rémy Martin brandy bottle prices and sizes Bottle name More recently, Rémy Martin has moved on from the royal seal of approval to a more modern equivalent: it’s a firm favorite for rappers and is a brand you’ll hear name-dropped in the music industry again and again. Dr. Dre, Ja Rule, and the Notorious B.I.G. are all big fans, along with Fetty Wap, who showed his appreciation for 1738 with more than 50 mentions of it in his 2015 debut album. He also reportedly refers to his friends as the “Remy Boyz”. If it’s good enough for a king and any number of rappers, it’s good enough for the masses. Rémy Martin’s popularity also stems from its versatility: Cognac connoisseurs may solely drink the spirit by itself, but it’s just as good when complemented by other accompaniments. Cellar master Baptiste Loiseau claims his favorite way to enjoy Rémy Martin is by mixing it with ginger ale. The best of the best in every sense of the word
Brandy and cognac are truly a connoisseur's choice when it comes to distilled spirits. Their smooth, warming character makes them excellent for sipping after meals, while VSOP (very superior old pale) is best served as an apéritif. Or you can give a proper end to your dinner with a glass of calvados. Sweet and fruity, this apple brandy pairs well with rich desserts like chocolate cake and tiramisu. The history of the House of Rémy Martin is one of a family, the family of five generations of vintners and cognacs driven by the same ambition of exception capture the heart of the Cognac. Rémy set out to produce the finest cognac from the region in 1724 and succeeded in getting recognition from King Louis XV in 1738, when he was granted the exceptional right to plant more vines, despite the 1731 ban; thanks to the excellence of his cognacs. saw the creation of the first Rémy Martin Grande Champagne Cognac, increasing the popularity of the Martin brand. By 1870, the fifth generation of the family, Paul Emile Rémy Martin is now the head of the business. He adopts the mythical Centaur as the icon of the brand, and from that day on it has been featured on evert bottle of Rémy Martin. In 1898, Paul creates his prestigious Coupe Fine Champagne Cognac after being dazzled by the incredible smoothness and aromatic intensity of the eaux-de-vie that had been aged longer than recognisably required.
King Louis XV finally got his recognition in 1997, when the first bottle of 1738 Accord Royal — a tribute to the king — was created. But that’s not where the casual fact-dropping stops: Rémy Martin also proudly appointed Pierrette Trichet as the first-ever female cellar master for a major Cognac house and then passed the crown to Baptiste Loiseau – the youngest ever cellar master. In 1830, the first Rémy Martin Grande Champagne cognac was created and by the 20th century, it had cemented its name as one of the most impressive spirit brands in the world. Now, it remains one of the few houses still run by a family from the Cognac region. A royal appreciation