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Advantage, 30/08/2018

A Taste of HISTORY

Cognac is experiencing a renaissance, with purveyors both new and old changing the way we see this precious spirit. PHILBERT BROTHERS MAKE COGNAC AS THEY ARE Read the article
Harpers.co.uk, 16/11/2017

Small Cognac producers raise the spirit to a new audience

A new generation of Cognac producers has raised the double-distilled spirit to a new audience in the UK, providing the on-trade and independent wine merchants with a fresh alternative to the handful of big brands that dominate the buoyant global cognac market.(…) small-batch producer Philbert Brothers, which uses contemporary labels on its bottles, has made a round and complex, Rare Cask Finish Sherry Oloroso Cognac, as well as a Cognac aged in Sauternes barrels.Read the article
The Cognac Expert, 24/06/2017

Double-Matured Cognac: A New Trick for an Old Eau-de-Vie

This small producer recuperates and renovates Sauternes barrels and Oloroso Sherry casks to create four different blends of their Rare Cask Finish in a unique double maturation method. See the full article
Playboy France, 01/06/2017

COGNAC 2.0 : L’autre French Touch

Postmodernes, les frères Philbert se revendiquent comme des « créateurs de Cognac » qui veulent faire bouger les lignes autour du précieux alcool brun. Ouvertement tournés vers le monde (98 % de la production de cognac part à l’étranger tous producteurs confondus) mais résolument « crafted in France » – Lire l’article
La revue du vin de France, 01/11/2016

10 BOTTLES THAT SHAKE UP THE RULES OF COGNAC

Beautiful cognacs are no longer limited to VS, VSOP, XO and Extra. A creative whirlwind has swept through the Cognac vineyards giving results that are as surprising as they are appealing. Read the article  
Terres de Cognac, 31/10/2016

BETWEEN INNOVATION AND SACRILEGE, THE HEART OF COGNAC LIES IN THE BALANCE

Cognac maintains its right to innovation yet defends the strict specifications of this appellation tooth and nail. Between the code of good practice on the one hand and competitiveness on the other, producers are undecided. How can they innovate at the heart of the most famous AOC in France? In 2015, Pierre-Olivier and Xavier, producers in the Grande and Petite Champagne regions, were the first to dare to finish their cognac in re-used casks which previously held Sauternes and Oloroso Sherry. Read the article
San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 29/03/2016

AWARDED BEST COGNAC VS AT THE SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION

Cognac Philbert won best Cognac VS at the prestigious “San Francisco World Spirits Competition” for their Rare Cask Finish Oloroso Sherry, coming first out of 1,899 participants. “The San Francisco World Spirits Competition® is the most influential in the industry and winning a medal here is very meaningful,” says competition director Anthony Dias Blue. “We have the industry’s most respected experts serving as judges, and every entry is blind-tasted under highly focused conditions. There is no better way to discern quality and identify trends.” San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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