Sazerac de Forge & Fils Finest Original Cognac
Sazerac de Forge & Fils // Cognac, France
The Sazerac Company has reintroduced the Sazerac de Forge & Fils Cognac brand which disappeared in the 19th century after the Phylloxera epidemic wiped out most of the grapevines in France. It is meant to be a recreation of that original cognac. For Sazerac de Forge & Fils Finest Original Cognac, the youngest cognac is 7 years with the oldest having been distilled in the 1960s. It is bottled without chill-filtration at 94 proof. Available exclusively at the Sazerac House in New Orleans which opens October 2, 2019. Expect limited availability globally beginning spring 2020.
CognacBrandy distilled in a delimited region within France from specific grapes. Must be double-distilled to no higher than 72% abv. Required to be aged in oak for at least 2 years. Also, if labeled as the following, minimum aging is: VS-2 years, VSOP-4 years, Napoléon 6 years, XO-10 years (as of April 2018).
Cask TypeFrench oak