Bardot Brasserie boasts more than 100 different brandies
, including many rare bottles.
The PDT mixologist teamed with NoMad somm Thomas Pastuszak to create a Solera-style blend of pot-distilled California brandies
aged three to seven years in French and American oak.
"Obtaining, in three days, a spirit with characteristics near to two-years-aged brandies
was something really unexpected for us," the study's co-author Valme GarcAaAaAeA a (http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/02/03/ultrasound-waves-wine-brandy/#.WJ4uhmQrKb told Discover.
Monte Bello Syrups and Coffee Brandies
complement Gourmet Classic's extensive range of cooking alcohol, which includes wines, spirits, liqueur glazes and vinegars.
Since then, "boutique" brandies
from California (and elsewhere) distilled from high-quality wines have become hot items.
For local brandies
, Co underlined the strong performance of Emperador.
"We have incredible stylistic variations from unaged piscos, to fruit brandies
, to rich Spanish brandies
, to complex aged brandies
Marketing our brandies
as Cape Brandy rather than pot still brandy is paying off as there is a lot of confusion around the category, he explains.
"We special order some brandies
and Cognacs around the holidays just for that purpose."
It's a master blend of brandies
from 1982 and 1983 and is the oldest alambic-style brandy in the United States.
But, just as wines of one country differ from another, so do brandies
. Only France, however, produces brandies
as distinctive as Cognac and Armagnac.
The firm owns Emperor Brandy and Spanish brandies
, led by the iconic Fundador, as well as Scotch whisky brands led by The Dalmore and Jura single malts.