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Episode 82: St-Rémy VSOP French Brandy
Episode 8217th December 2021 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 82 features St-Rémy VSOP French Brandy which is bottled in 750ml at 40% ABV, or 80 proof, and it retails for about $17.

Enjoy this episode with some St-Rémy neat or on the rocks.

St-Rémy's official website: https://www.st-remy.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1886 - Paul-Emile Rémy Martin II founds the distillery to produce high quality brandy
  • 1917 - St-Rémy releases “Fine St-Rémy”
  • 1949 - The distinctive black bottle is introduced
  • 1980 - Napoleon VSOP version of St-Rémy is released
  • 1990 - St-Rémy releases their XO bottling
  • 2017 - Remy Cointreau Group invests in St-Rémy branding
  • 2018 - Limited release Cash finished bottles are introduced
  • 2020 - Sales are about 90,000 cases annually

Key Cocktails:

St-Rémy is best enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a simple brandy focused cocktail.

References:

Remy Cointreau Group Listing

Cognac Expert Blog Post

Wikipedia Article on Phylloxera

The Spirits Business Article on New Design

2020 - 2021 Sales Figures

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