Bisquit Cognac

Bisquit Cognac

Founded by Alexandre Bisquit in 1819, the house of Bisquit, with its home at the Château de Lignères by the banks of the Charente River, had a long-standing family tradition until the house was sold to Pernod Ricard in 1966. Said to have been among the favorite cognacs of Winston Churchill and King George IV, it is popular in the Anglo-Saxon countries and hence was bought by the South African group Distell in 2009. Renault Bisquit Bisquit Dubouche & Co (owned by Distell Group). 

Bisquit Cognac

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Nose : this exalted cognac offers a bouquet of aromas expressed around a core of wood and smoky notes of tobacco and cocoa, and fruity notes of candied fruit and prune. Palate : is incredibly rich, full-bodied and stunningly smooth. The notes already expressed on the nose are enriched with...
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700ml / 40%
$ 155.00
There is no tasting review of Bisquit VSOP, but the producer notes: Appreciated for the subtle interplay of aromas ranging from a core of ripe fruits (dry apricot, honey) and sweet spices (cinnamon, clove) underlined with floral nuances (rose), Bisquit VSOP is smooth and mellow on the palate,...
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700ml / 40%
$ 71.00

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History of Bisquit

The heritage of Bisquit dates back to 1819, when Alexandre Bisquit founded the cognac house in the town of Jarnac, in the heart of the cognac region. His family had been active in distillation for generations, selling bottles since as far back as 1750, but had never taken the step of becoming independent with their own brand. With its 205 hectares of vineyards, it used to be one of the biggest vineyards in the Charente area, together with 64 alambics (pot stills) and cellars.

Bisquit Today

In 2009, Bisquit was bought by the South African group Distell from the former owner Pernod Ricard. In fact, when contacting Bisquit, we got through to the company head quarters in South Africa. Distell acquired a Chateau in the town center of Cognac to nest the brand and a complete site and cellars to shelter the cognacs. 

In 2010, the Cognac house launched its products in South Africa.

Visiting Cognac Bisquit

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10 comments for Bisquit Cognac

Uncle Jetski 2015-07-02

I just opened a bottle of Bisquit VS that was sitting in my late father-in-law's liquor cabinet since 1965 (according to the tax tag). Best ever.

Dmitri 2013-05-25

B.D. Extra Vieille, decent Cognac but really not in a same category with the best Tres Vieille or Venerable or whatever else they call those 30+ y.o. drinks. Nose is very generic, color made to look super dark. Taste very smooth and satisfying, but there is no true depth or layers of taste ,no surprises , just 2-3 basic notes. I purchased it for next to nothing at the auction ,so not an issue for me. But if presented with a price of several hundred dollars I would've definitely passed on it.

Jason 2013-02-19

I have a bottle of bisquit vs vintage willing to sell believe from late 60 early 70s best offer email me

Stephan 2012-11-15

I LOVED the old Bisquit VSOP, in the "rhombic" bottle. However, I can't stand the re-launched version and I'm looking for a more tasteful replacement. Any advice what comes close to good old Bisquit VSOP? Thanks!

keith leighton 2012-10-15

I have two bottles of 1922 boxed Biscuit brandy could you give me a valuation please

Sarah 2012-09-17

HI Guys, I am from an advertising company in South Africa. My boss absolutely loves the Bisquit brand and has his heart absolutely set on one of the Bisquit posters (the ONE Bisquit poster in the cellar). I have hunted for a digital format of this but cant find one anywhere. He is obviously willing to pay for it. The problem with the posters is that they are too small as he wants the print to be printed on wall paper for the entire wall behind his bar at his home. Please could you guys help me source this image digitally so we can print your stunning brand for his bar. Your help would be massively appreciated.

raffi 2012-09-04

i have a very old v.s.o.p bisquit fine champagne cognac dubouche jarnac france i cant fined it in your collection can you please help me

Amanda 2012-03-13

I have a very large approx 24" Green Bisquit Dubouche bottle from the 1950's 60's but maybe earlier. I wondered if the bottle has any collectable value, however there is a slight issue and that is that it has inside it a model of a ship built inside it.

Sophie 2012-03-08

Helloe Aretusa, please use the SUBMIT YOUR BOTTLE function in order to get help with your Bisquit cognac bottle.

aretusa basso 2012-01-23

i have bisquit ducouche & co cognac grande fine champagne extra product of de frane by appointment to king george VI she would like to know the value and if you have interest in buying thank you.