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A masterclass in the hidden depths of Cognac with Cognac Frapin



Social Wine and Tapas, 39 James St, W1U 1DL



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Explore the hidden depths of Cognac with one of the region's best houses. The Frapin family have been making Cognac since 1270 and are the leading producer of single estate Cognac, recently winning the World's Best Cognac at the World Sprits Awards 2016.

With the help of the UK's leading female Cognac expert, Michelle Brachet, we'll be exploring the complexities and food matching potential of Cognac and, of course, its use in cocktails.  With the help of the chefs at Jason Atherton's Social Wine & Tapas you can expect excellent food and a chance to try across Frapin's award winning range of Cognac.

Guests will be served Social Wine & Tapas’ autumn Frapin cocktail on arrival.

With the first selection of tapas they will drink

VSOP at different temperatures which affects how the cognac works with different foods.

The VSOP was named Best VSOP, World Cognac Awards 2016 and awarded a Master, Cognac Masters 2016)

With the main course tapas they will drink

VIP XO  - Awarded Gold Outstanding, IWSC 2016 and Gold,  Cognac Masters 2016

Château Fontpinot XO -  Awarded Gold, World Cognac Awards 2015 and Gold, Cognac Masters 2014

Millésime 1991 20 Years Old – Awarded a Master, Cognac Masters 2014

With dessert they will have the VIP One, a cocktail created by Marcus Spohr from Ellington Bar in Düsseldorf last year to mark the launch of their new decanter.

Following that they will finish the evening with  Multimillésime N°6 1986 1988 1991 a very rare (and now sold out with us) Cognac awarded Best Cognac at the World Cognac Awards 2016.

To book your place, email [email protected]


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