Héritage René Rivière Cognac

Owned by Jean-Jacques Vidal, Héritage René Rivière Cognac is located in the north of the regions and within the Borderies terroir.  The brand concentrates on producing a small range of top quality, old cognacs using traditional methods handed down over the centuries.

Visit Héritage René Rivière: 3 Moulin de Chez Gauthier, 16370 Saint-Sulpice-de-Cognac, +33 (0)545 838406, +33 (0)6 87747229

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Héritage René Rivière Cognac

Héritage René Rivière Cognac

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Seafood and Cognac: Food Pairing is a new Art
13-10-2017 / Cognac is not just an after-dinner drink anymore! Its unique flavors pair exceedingly well with food to create new experiences for your taste buds. Here’s the first article in our Cognac Food-Pairing Series–we’re starting off with Seafood. Earlier this year, in the city of Cognac, Expérience sur Mesure, a company with a new food and wine Read full article...
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Harvest is over in Cognac: A complicated Year
11-10-2017 / Harvesting grapes to make Cognac surely can’t be rocket science. You simply wait for the grapes to reach their optimum level, then get out there and pick them? Nothing could be further from the truth. Ensuring that hundreds (or thousands) of hectares of vines are harvested at exactly the right time–let alone being able to check Read full article...
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NEW: Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No. 2
06-10-2017 / For the legions of Hennessy fans out there, there’s a real headliner about to hit the shelves. But you’ll have to move fast–because this truly is a case of ‘when it’s gone, it’s gone!’ Sign up for alert as soon as Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No.2 is available. Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No.2 Cognac is the very Read full article...
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NEW: Courvoisier Cognac aged in Sherry Cask Finish
02-10-2017 / As Cognac continues to evolve as a popular spirit across the globe, innovative new products continue to be announced. The latest of these is the Courvoisier Sherry Cask Finish Cognac–the first in what the house promises is to be an evolving new range, entitled, The Master’s Cask Collection. It was unveiled with much pizazz at a Read full article...

History of Héritage René Rivière Cognac


Jean-Jacques Vidal, head of the house, is the grandson of René Rivière and the son of Marie-Madeleine Vidal.  From its inception, the house and its vineyards have been located in the smallest of the Cognac terroir - Borderies.  The grape varieties grown include Folle Blanche, Ugni Blanc, and Colombard


Héritage René Rivière Cognac Today


The stocks of eaux-de-vie that have been harvested, aged, and stored over the centuries are now in the capable hands of cellar master, Jean-Jacques Vidal.  Knowledgable and passionate, he continues in the quest of his forefathers to create only the highest quality cognacs.  This exclusivity extends to some of their cognacs being preserved in their original barrels and only bottled just prior to shipping.


Jean Jacques also shows his entrepreneurial spirit in the fact ath you can rent a holiday cottage or room on the property - Le Moulin Chez Gautier.  What a great vacation destination for anyone who has a love of Cognac.


News, products, awards, and anecdotes


In 2002, the Héritage René Rivière XO was awarded the title, 'Commended Winner', at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London


Visiting Héritage René Rivière Cognac


There is no information available about visiting the cognac house.  Contact the house directly for details, and also for further information about renting the holiday cottage.