Cognac: Vallein Tercinier

Let’s begin the Cognac part of “Yaktober” with my absolute favorite bottler: Vallein Tercinier. They just release stuff like no other. They are the Velier of the Cognac world if you want. We shall have a standard first and the move on over to the serious fellas. Vallein Tercinier Roots XO (Blend, 44%): A blend…

Armagnac by L’Encantada & a Cognac

Armagnac has been overlooked by me for quite some time and the reason is as simple as it is stupid: I thought Cognac was very boring so why bother with Armagnac even!? What a folly! Armagnac can be really good and offer great value for money and as this tasting shows, even Cognac has its…