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Sales team of Ladoga in Roullet
February 20, 2018
Sales team of Ladoga in Roullet

By results of the motivational program Roullet cognac house hosted sales team of Ladoga who were most successfully fullfilled the sales plan. 
The group accommodated directly in the estate of the Roullet cognac house and spent the whole day behind a research of process of cognac production – visited vineyards (including cru of Grande Champagne) and distillery, where guests tasted eaux-de-vie of different age, looked at Roullet cellar and storage in the Bourg-Charente, made walk on Cognac, where it visit cognatheque and the Museum of Cognac. The finishin touch of tour was the dinner at the Michelin restaurant on the banks of Charente.

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Roullet VSOP – the best in its category*
January 12, 2018
Roullet VSOP – the best in its category*

Cognac Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne has clinched the highest ranking – 93 points - in its category and was titled as Best Buy according to the results of tasting organized by the famous Beverage Testing Institute (Chicago) in December 2017.

Cognac Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne has clinched the highest ranking – 93 points - in its category and was titled as Best Buy according to the results of tasting organized by the famous Beverage Testing Institute (Chicago) in December 2017.

Beverage Testing Institute board of judges duly appreciated organoleptic qualities of cognac Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne. They adjudged gold medal to the product and estimated it to 93 points that made cognac a leader of tasting in its category. Besides the cognac was also awarded with titles of Best Buy and 2017 Best VSOP Cognac.

Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne – a record holder on awards among cognac house’s products – has not once been adjudged with international honors. Thus, the drink achieved the only Gold Outstanding award at IWSC 2017 getting more than 93 points from juries. Moreover, Roullet VSOP adjudged the special Cognac Trophy award. Every year only one of the best spirits in its category adjudges this high title.  It’s interesting that before Trophy was awarded only to cognacs in XO category. Another one prestigious international competition The Global Cognac & Brandy Masters 2017 duly appreciated the taste and bouquet of Cognac Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne. They adjudged the highest award - the gold medal - in its category VSOP – Single Cru. And in October 2017 an authoritative American magazine Wine Enthusiast also assigned to Cognac Roullet VSOP the BEST BUY title – the best combination of price and quality.

Tastings, powered by the Beverage Testing Institute, was founded in 1981 with the goal of producing fair, impartial wine reviews for consumers. This philosophy still holds true today and has since expanded to include beer and spirits.  Over the years, our reviews have appeared in publications such as Wine Enthusiast, Restaurant Hospitality, The New Yorker, CNBC, Wine & Spirits, International Wine Review, Epicurious.com, All About Beer, and many others.

Tastings is an independent product rating and review company that provides beverage buying guides and education for consumers and the trade. We are a certified member of the American Society of Testing and Materials. Its mission is to help consumer discover and understand drinks they will love.

The history of Roullet Сognac House dates back to the XVIII century to a place called Le Goulet in the village of Foussignac located to the north of Jarnac in the Cognac region. This is the place where from 1772 the Roullet family owned vineyards and started to distillate own growth wine to «eaux-de-vie». In 1780 Paul Frédéric Roullet founded the Cognac House. Nowadays Roullet Cognac House is part of SAS LES VIGNOBLES REUNIS-ROULLET Company. Despite being a modern company that takes into account the market trends and consumer preferences, the House still remains committed to the family age-old traditions.

Mathias Paul Roullet, the ninth generation, keeps a watchful eye on the «eaux-de-vie» and perpetuates his family traditions. The company has more than 200 hectares of its own vineyards, the majority of which (about 140 hectares) are located in Fins Bois, the historical homeland of Roullet – Foussignac and Migron. About 30 hectares are situated in the heart of the Grande Champagne vineyards in Saint-Preuil and Segonzac. There are also vineyards located in Maleville, Grande Champagne (18 hectares) and in Sainte-Lheurine, Petite Champagne (16 hectares).

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*according to the results of Beverage Testing Institute’s tastings results, December 21, 2017

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Wine Enthusiast awarded Roullet Cognac VSOP the title BEST BUY
October 7, 2017
Wine Enthusiast awarded Roullet Cognac VSOP the title BEST BUY

The authoritative American magazine Wine Enthusiast awarded Roullet Cognac VSOP 91 points and the title BEST BUY - the best value for money!

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 Cognac Roullet again in Sommeliers International
June 29, 2017
Cognac Roullet again in Sommeliers International

For its new trade show, SommelierS International thought big. Few steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, wines and spirit producers but also numerous gastronomic partners got together at Hôtel du Collectionneur in Paris.

For its new trade show, SommelierS International thought big. Few steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, wines and spirit producers but also numerous gastronomic partners got together at Hôtel du Collectionneur in Paris.

For its event, SommelierS International could count on the presense of prestigious guests: not less than three Best Sommeliers of the World, Paolo Basso (2013), Gérard Basset (2010) and Philippe Faure-Brac (1992) came to meet the exhibitors.
Cognac House Roullet took part in the trade show and also received good guest appraisals about its products.

Cognac Roullet XO Royal
A well-balanced Cognac with melted tannins. A beautiful Cognac in its plenitude.


Cognac Roullet Heritage
Aged during almost 23 years in Limousin oak barrels. Ample and harmonious palate, with jasmine, sandalwood, almond and black chocolate.


Cognac Roullet Collection Imperiale 1er Cru Hors d`Age
Powerful palate, ample, round. This rare and complex Cognac is the incarnation of the Roullet family's pride.

The results have been published in the june issue of SommelierS International magazine.

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Roullet is gold medalist of The Cognac Masters 2017
May 19, 2017
Roullet is gold medalist of The Cognac Masters 2017

This year novelty produced by Cognac House Roullet has clinched the highest award in its category on prestigious international awards The Global Cognac & Brandy Masters.

This year novelty produced by Cognac House Roullet has clinched the highest award in its category on prestigious international awards The Global Cognac & Brandy Masters.

Judges duly appreciated the taste and bouquet of household novelty - Cognac Roullet VSOP Grande Champagne. They adjudged the highest award - the gold medal - in its category VSOP – Single Cru .

One year later production of this household had already been adjudged by jury members of this prestigious competition: Roullet XO Grande Champagne was awarded by gold medal in XO Ultra Premium category.

Award decision was made collegiate by expert board of competition. As is tradition judges team included famous mixologists, journalists and representatives of spirits companies-manufacturers.

The Cognac Masters that is the part of global awards The Global Spirits Masters is annually provided by British specialized magazine The Spirits Business.

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June 12, 2016
The Cognac Roullet is among Top 10 according to The Spirits Business

Last month the authoritative publication The Business Spirits held annual competition The Cognac Masters, where experienced jury assessed the best cognacs. Roullet XO Grande Champagne not only received gold medal, but also took a place among Top 10 according to the magazine.

The cognacs were awarded for their quality in multiple categories, from VS Premium to XO Single Cru.   The jury did not reveal the individual scores, though there were represented 10 of the highest rated medalists in competition, in no particular order.


Here it is what The Spirits Business wrote about Roullet: «The history of Roullet Cognac House dates back to the 18th century to Foussignac, located to the north of Jarnac in the Cognac region, where Paul Frédéric Roullet founded the Cognac house in 1780. Rich in history, the house was amongst the first to sell Cognac in glass bottles in Paris, and was also one of the suppliers of the armies of Bonaparte and Napoleon. This particular expression has been aged for more than 16 years in Limousin oak barrels, and boasts rose, vanilla, dried fruit, almond and orange peel on the nose, while the palate is “round with soft tannins”.

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Last month the authoritative publication The Business Spirits held annual competition The Cognac Masters, where experienced jury assessed the best cognacs. Roullet XO Grande Champagne not only received gold medal, but also took a place among Top 10 according to the magazine.

The cognacs were awarded for their quality in multiple categories, from VS Premium to XO Single Cru.   The jury did not reveal the individual scores, though there were represented 10 of the highest rated medalists in competition, in no particular order.


Here it is what The Spirits Business wrote about Roullet: «The history of Roullet Cognac House dates back to the 18th century to Foussignac, located to the north of Jarnac in the Cognac region, where Paul Frédéric Roullet founded the Cognac house in 1780. Rich in history, the house was amongst the first to sell Cognac in glass bottles in Paris, and was also one of the suppliers of the armies of Bonaparte and Napoleon. This particular expression has been aged for more than 16 years in Limousin oak barrels, and boasts rose, vanilla, dried fruit, almond and orange peel on the nose, while the palate is “round with soft tannins”.

www.thespiritsbusiness.com

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Gold Medal Cognac Masters
May 16, 2016
Gold Medal Cognac Masters

Roullet XO Grande Champagne won Gold Medal of prestigious European Competition The Cognac Masters 2016.

Roullet XO Grande Champagne won Gold Medal of prestigious European Competition The Cognac Masters 2016.

The Competition jury was  appreciated by the organoleptic qualities of Roullet XO Grande Champagne Cognac and awarded a gold medal to the XO Ultra Premium category. The decision to give an award was taken jointly by the expert council of the contest. Traditionally, the panel was composed by mixologists, journalists and representatives of the alcohol manufacturing companies. The Cognac Masters is a part of the global competition The Spirits Masters, and it is held annually by the British specialist magazine.

This year the leading world-class sommeliers assessed cognacs Roullet at the most prestigious exhibition at the Insitute of Culture Bernard Magrez Bordeaux. Products of the cognac house received a praise and came in view of authoritative edition Sommeliers International.

2015 year has become a landmark for the cognac house Roullet and was marked by a return to the international market. Cognacs under this brand were quite famous on the global spirits market in 1950s-1980s. The popularity of small houses fell with the arrival of the famous cognac giants in the era of industrial growth.

Now, when intimacy, identity and commitment to the family traditions are valued in the production of cognac, products of old houses with history are again in demand, Roullet cognacs with a new look come back on the global market.

The revival of the cognac house with over 250 years history due to the investments and huge work. The company bought vineyards in the Grande Champagne and Fins Bois, modernized equipment and purchased alcohols and storage. The design for a new packaging range Roullet was developed by the famous branding agency Claessens Int.

In 2015 Roullet Cognac House issued a total of 10 000 bottles of Cognac Fins Bois and Grande Champagne aging from 15 years or more. It is literally a piece-product for a particular range of customers who can appreciate the true unique organoleptic qualities of Roullet cognac Roulette exclusive distributor in Russia is the company Ladoga Distribution. The cognac has sprung into immediate popularity in Russia from St. Petersburg to the Far East. From November 2015 till today were sold about 2,000 bottles in the country.

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Roullet cognac was appreciated at the Bernard Magrez Institute
March 22, 2016
Roullet cognac was appreciated at the Bernard Magrez Institute

The Roullet cognacs were highly appreciated by the visitors of a prestigious tasting competition organized by Sommeliers International magazine and the International Association of Sommeliers at the Bernard Magrez Institute in Bordeaux on February, 1st.

The Roullet cognacs were highly appreciated by the visitors of a prestigious tasting competition organized by Sommeliers International magazine and the International Association of Sommeliers at the Bernard Magrez Institute in Bordeaux on February, 1st.

It’s one of the most authoritative reviews of AOC Cognac held by the most popular tasting magazine of France. More than 80 members of Association of Sommeliers of Bordeaux-Aquitaine headed by Bertrand Bizhasson took part in the meeting. Master Sommelier titleholders, experts who received The World's Best Sommelier titles, barmen, sommeliers, cellar's owners and bloggers, all of them came to discover exclusive alcoholic drinks.

The Roullet Cognac house was represented by combination consisted of three delicate samples. The audience particularly noted Cognac Roullet XO Gold Grande Champagne obsereved that it advantageously differs from other ХО Cognacs. Cognac Roullet Imperial Collection 1er Grande Champagne Hors d`Age with a package styled on Carl Faberge works didn’t leave the visitors cold. The experts noticed that everything including aroma, taste and style corresponds to the performance claim. However, a real queen of all hearts and receptors became Cognac Roullet Heritage Fins Bois that informally ranked among the top five Fins Bois and was called as the most «feminine» cognac as possible.

The event level reflected not only in the venue and the entry list but also in partners who participated in the event. Saunion company (a producer of chocolate since 1893) offered the visitors dark chocolate and spicy chocolate. Jean d'Alos (a cheesemonger since 1983) offered different cheeses and Foie Gras Biers company offered five cheeses mix. Petrossian company offered Imperial Collection of caviar obtained from the best sturgeon species. Vinea elegant glasses provided by a famous glassblowing company, Cristal de Sevres, emphasized perfectly the advantages of the cognac.  
 

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