Cognac, Armagnac & Fruit Eau De Vie

  1. What is Cognac?
    A double distilled white wine brandy.
  2. Where can Cognac be produced?
    A specific area of western France.
  3. Cognac must be aged in _____ for a minimum of _____.
    oak cask, 2 years
  4. There are six areas where vineyards for Cognac can be. Starting from the center out the first four are?
    Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne,The Borderies, The Fins Bois
  5. The main grape in cognac is _____.
    Ugni Blanc
  6. The _____ barrel that is used for aging Cognac is between _____ to _____ liters.
    Oak, 270, 450
  7. The Cognac evaporates as it ages the evaporated portion is called _____.
    The Angels Share
  8. A Cognac that is aged 2-4 years is labeled a _____.
  9. With Cognac VS means _____.
    aged 2-4 years
  10. With Cognac VS stands for _____.
    very special
  11. VSOP stands for _____.
    Very superior old pale
  12. A Cognac that is aged 4-6 years is labeled a _____.
  13. VSOP is aged _____.
    4-6 years
  14. With Cognac XO stands for _____.
    Extra Old
  15. A Cognac that is aged over 6 years is labeled a _____.
  16. XO means aged _____.
    over 6 years
  17. A single cru Cognac is _____.
    when 100% comes from the blend indicated on the label
  18. Fine Champagne is a style of Cognac that _____.
    a minimum of 50% grande champagne and the rest petit champagne.
  19. Armagnac is distilled how many times?
    one time
  20. Armagnac is produced in the _____ region of _____.
    southwest, France
  21. Armagnac uses _____ casks that are _____ liters.
    oak, 400
  22. Eau de vie means?
    water of life
  23. Eau de vie is the pure distillation of _____, with only _____ added.
    fruit wines, water
  24. Eau de vie alcohol content ranges from _____% to _____%.
    37, 50
  25. Eau de vie are aged in _____.
    stainless steel containers
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Cognac, Armagnac & Fruit Eau De Vie
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