The renowned International Wine & Spirits Competition (ISWC) held in London has announced the winners for 2017’s Best Cognacs. The medals are awarded in three categories for Cognac–Bronze, Silver, and Gold–with the added bonus ‘Outstanding’ in each medal range.
Gold ‘Outstanding’ medal winner
Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne –also the winner of the Cognac Trophy 2017. We extol the virtues of this incredibly great value for money VSOP. If you’ve not yet discovered the delights of Roullet Cognacs, then this is the place to start.
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Gold medal winners
Louis Royer XO – Won World’s Best Cognac in 2016. If you like full and intense, old Cognacs: this XO is a must-have for your cabinet.
Silver ‘Outstanding’ medal winners
Bisquit Interlude – Produced in a very limited edition of only 1,000 bottles per year.
Frapin VIP XO – A truly delightful Cognac that we adore. Only released in 2016 and already a multi-award winner.
Gautier Extra 1755 – Rich yet delicate, with a long finish. Definitely, deserves to be awarded in the ‘outstanding’ category.
Thorin VSOP Grande Champagne – Round, oaky and fruity – enjoy neat or over ice.
Silver medal winners
- A E Dor:
A E Dor XO Vieille Fine Champagne – An absolute favorite the world over with those who know their Cognac, an outstanding XO at an unbeatable price
- Jean Fillioux:
Jean Fillioux Cep d’Or XO Selection – Really does represent why the Grande Champagne terroir is the ‘premier cru’.
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