What is cognac
Frequent arguments about what cognac is really real and what is not, are conducted since, as a direct production of the drink has gone beyond his homeland – France. For example, the French consider horse a drink produced exclusively in the provinces of petite champagne and Grande champagne. In this case the permitted production of certain grape varieties. Is prepared in these provinces of France strictly following the prescribed technology. Other drinks, according to the French, should be called "brandy".
It is worth noting that on the territory of the former USSR there is another trade agreement. It says that brandy that meets the requirements of our standards can be called cognac.
Without a doubt, the best cognacs remain produced in France. Here you can choose a good quality drink is very simple. Enough to trust one of the famous cognac houses of this country – Davidoff, Courvoisier, Camus, Remy Martin, Martell, Hennessy. A matter of taste – the choice of a certain brand of cognac.
Another question is how to determine the best quality drink if we are talking about Moldavian, Russian, Azeri, or Armenian cognac.
A rating of cognac
Rating of brandy traditionally are specialists. It's about 500 people who are professionally engaged in the testing of alcoholic beverages in the last three years. Experts taste the high-quality brands of skate with the sole purpose to rank the drinks, and to determine the best. In such testing involved more than 200 drinks. It should be noted that it is not easy to perform, and the opinion of professionals is highly subjective.
Often wins the oldest cognac, and not one that is the best. However, experts who are admitted to the rankings, are the true worshipers and connoisseurs of the drink. Many of them the opportunity to choose the best Russian or French cognac inherited.
Many interesting to know what is the best Russian brandy. In this case, a separate rating of this alcoholic beverage. It also passes the test skate. According to their results and rating. Based on this choice of drink is assigned a certain number of stars. Best skates have five stars. From this comes the cost of the brand of beverage.
What is the best brandy, to every man for himself to decide. Only in this case, you can't go wrong with the choice.