This website uses cookies

Cookies remember you so we can give you a better service online. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our Cookies noticeClose
Skip to content
« back to encyclopedia search results


A French geologist instrumental in the setting up of the six zones of Cognac production. He deduced differences in flavour between each zone - tying these up effectively with their soil types. The amount of chalk-lime in the soil is the key; and for Cognac, as with Champagne and Sherry, the more the better.

His list, is an order of merit, and goes as follows - Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bons Bois, and Bois Ordinaires.

Reviews / Comments

Not yet reviewed

Be the first to add a review