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Grand Marnieris an orange-flavored, brandy based liqueur created by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle in 1880. It is apparently produced from Cognac, neutral spirit, distilled essence of bitter orange, and sugar. The Cognac in particular is important as fully 51 % of the final volume of the spirit is blended Cognac. This aged spirit is blended with water and a neutral spirit which contains the distilled essence of bitter orange
Description of Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge
Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge
- Colour: Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge has a beautiful, brilliant amber colour with golden reflections.
- Aroma: Complex on the nose, with accentuated notes of orange flowers, accompanied by the scents of candied zest and vanilla cognac.
- Taste: Citrus flavour on the palate, with bitter orange notes, along with hazelnuts and a little bit of toffee. The finish is long and harmonious.
PRODUCER: Grand Marnier.
PRODUCTION DETAILS: Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge is the signature spirit of the Grand Marnier house, and was originally conceived in 1880. This spirit is the result of the careful blending of the finest cognacs and later distilled with the natural essence of tropical oranges brought directly from the Caribbean. The liqueur is then artfully matured in large oak barrels for six months before being bottled, bringing out the best qualities and the true character of the spirit. The citrus flavours of oranges and the exquisite nature of this cognac blend make Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge the perfect choice for a sipping drink, weather you prefer it as an aperitif or as a digestive. Or better yet, try it as part of your favourite cocktail to bring a touch of all the French class and sophistication into your life.
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Grand Marnier is a line of French liqueurs based on the beautiful flavour of French cognac as married with the essence of orange. The result is a liqueur that has been in constant demand since its invention in 1880. Cordon Rouge is the staple of the company but it also offers five additional gems, each with its own personality.More about the Producer