Pardiac XO Brandy
In France brandy is called eau-de-vie, a designation that includes any fermented juice that has been distilled. Most frequently this will be grape juice, but eau-de-vie can be made from apple juice, pear juice, and other fruit juices. The French also consider alcohols such as vodka (which is made from fermented potatoes) and grain alcohols to be eaux-de-vie.
The Chateau des Plassons was built in the 15th century. At this time, the King Francois The first was born in Cognac. From the 15th century to the 17th century the Chateau des Plassons has managed all the vineyards located around the Chateau. At the 18th century, the wines of the Charente Region of France were distilled to send them easier to Great Britain and to the Netherlands : that was Cognac Birth.