The brandy is called the noble drink. Expensive and high-quality brandy is an element of a particular style of life, taste of respectability and success. Great importance what lunched brandy: just the right appetizer for brandy can unlock the full aroma and taste of this prestigious drink.
The correct manufacture
In southwestern France of the Charente river vineyards lie in the third century ad. From these grapes was made wine, which was exported to other States. Unfortunately, the Charentais wines were quite naughty – during long distance transport they deteriorated. In the sixteenth century the winemakers of France invented a distillation apparatus, with which began to distill Charentais wine into alcohol. This not only made them more transportable, but also helped to save on taxes. At that time the French government had imposed a tax on the exportation of spirits from the country, and because the amount of alcohol from wine was comparatively small, duties decreased accordingly. The solution was diluted with water and sold under the name “distilled wine” (brandewinj in Dutch). At the same time, it became clear that strong distillate is not less, and frequently balsamroot than wine. Continue reading