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Celebrating the Creative Side of Cognac: The Cognac Connection Challenge

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On clay and limestone soil, along the banks of the Charente River in southwestern France, lies Cognac. Here, six high-quality crus- Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Fin Bois, Borderies, Bons Bois, and Bois Ordinaires - wrap like rose petals around the center town of Cognac. Here, wine uniquely meets spirit.
As with Champagne and Calvados, Cognac is protected under French law as an Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée , and under European laws as a Geographical Indication, GI which means that it can only be made in the region of Cognac, and distilled from wine made from white grape varieties...
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