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Millstone Wine & Liquors USD 41.99 750ml
CityWineCellar.com USD 42.99 750ml

Navan Cognac Vanilla'

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A fusion of natural black vanilla from Madagascar with refined French cognacs.

Region: France » Cognac

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Grand Marnier :
Grand Marnier is the world’s most famous orange liqueur, produced at the Château de Bourg-Charente in Cognac, France. It was created in 1880 when Louis-Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle produced his recipe at the distillery founded by his grandfather-in-law, Jean-Baptise Lapostolle, at Neauphe-le-Château. It was, for the time, an exotic blend of Caribbean oranges, Citrus bigaradi... Read more
Grand Marnier is the world’s most famous orange liqueur, produced at the Château de Bourg-Charente in Cognac, France. It was created in 1880 when Louis-Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle produced his recipe at the distillery founded by his grandfather-in-law, Jean-Baptise Lapostolle, at Neauphe-le-Château. It was, for the time, an exotic blend of Caribbean oranges, Citrus bigaradia, and aged Cognac. In those days, oranges were considered luxury items consumed only for special occasions, and to distill them with Cognac was a rare treat indeed. At the insistence of his friend, hotelier César Ritz, he named the concoction “Grand Marnier.”  By 1900, it had made the rounds, winning numerous medals at world exhibitions and gathering huge acclaim. It was embraced as an elegant after dinner drink after gaining popularity at the Ritz hotel. In the early 1900s, the celebrated chef Georges Aguste Escoffier created two of his most famous recipes using Grand Marnier - the Crêpe Suzette and the Grand Marnier soufflé - now still considered among the best and beloved of classic French desserts. A bottle of Grand Marnier was even found among the wreckage of the Titanic and can be viewed in the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.    In 1921, commercial production of Grand Marnier began at the Société des Produits Marnier-Lapostolle at Château de Bourg-Charente in Cognac. This is also where the Cognac is produced, aged and selected for the blend. In 1927, the Cuvée du Centenaire, marking the company’s hundredth anniversary of the founding of Jean-Baptist Lapostolle’s original fruit liqueur distillery, was created as a special blend, and is still produced. In 1977, the Cuvée du Cent Cinquantenaire was created as the liqueur’s top blend, marking its 150th anniversary.   Today, Grand Marnier is still a popular after dinner drink consumed neat on the rocks, as well as a component of many cocktails including the Margarita. It is still often used in recipes, many of which do Escoffier proud.  Read less

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Snooth User: dblonde2000
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3.00 5
03/21/2011

Too strong an alcohol taste to fully enjoy the vanilla, but good overall as a cognac


External Reviews for Navan Cognac Vanilla'

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Source: CityWineCellar.com
10/15/2009

A fusion of natural black vanilla from Madagascar with refined French cognacs.


External Review
Source: WineGlobe.com
01/29/2009

Navan is a deep amber/golden colour with a strong, sweet, vanilla scent which is almost candy like. The liqueur is viscous and is almost syrupy and clings to the walls of the glass. The impression when taking the first sip sweetness followed by pure



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