International Wine & Spirits London 2009-JEAN FILLIOUX COGNAC

Dear Connoisseurs,

The best brandy that money can buy is for sure Cognac! It is our pleasure to announce Jean Fillioux cognac received the Silver Medal for its category “Très Vieux” in IWSC 2009 in London.

However, please see below all our awards and International press comments about Jean Fillioux:

LA POUYADE : Recommended by Cognac magazine ( edited by the famous Whisky magazine)- December 2008. One of the youngest tasted cognacs and the alone to be “ highly recommended”.

Guide Hachette 2010.

Guide Gault & Millau 2010 – « coup de cœur – love at first sight ».

NAPOLEON : Cognac guide – Axel and Bibiana Behrendt “ An amazingly forthright cognac with a buttery, oily aroma

( walnuts, marzipan) offset by slight yeasty notes; explodes on the tongue with vanilla, caramel, nuts and spicy notes. Very long finish”.

CEP D’OR : recommended by the famous French economic magazine LE POINT – November 2005

Cognac Guide – Axel and Bibiana Behrendt. “An altogether delightful experience”

STAR GOURMET : recommended by the famous French economic magazine LE POINT-december 2008 “cognac with a great personality, we can recognize through the usual finesse of the Jean Fillioux eaux de vie”.


“ The Brandy of the year” – Spirit Journal – USA ( Paul Pacult is the most famous spirit journalist in USA) – 1998.

“The Ten best brandy I’ve tasted : 1991-2000” – Spirit Journal –USA ( Paul Pacult)

The very famous english magazine DECANTER has chosen our quality XO Imperial ( Très Vieux) for “The Decanter Vintage Dinner” – November 2001.

Cognac guide –Axel and Bibiana Behrendt “ Very full, noble cognac”.

Recommended by the famous culinary french magazine Cuisine et Vins de France “ some great bottles”. January 2005

“10 Cognacs that you should know about” highest Recommendation – Wine Enthusiast –USA ( Paul Pacult) – April 2007

Recommended by the famous culinary French magazine REGAL – March 2009

NUMBER 1 in the famous german magazine Der Feinschmecker – January 2009

IWSC ( International Wine & Spirit Competition) – London 2009 – Silver medal.

Guide Hachette 2010 *

Guide Gault & Millau 2010 – “Coup de Coeur” ( Love at first sight)


Recommended by the famous French cigar magazine CLUB CIGARE – December 2000

Recommended by the famous german magazine VINUM – 1998 ( we have launched this cognac in 1997)

Recommended by the famous French magazine – La Revue du Vin de France – January 1999 “The only one in its Cognac & Cigar category worthy of a grand Puro, Bravo!”.

Trophy of the packaging in 1998

EXPERT COLLECTION – (XO Grande Reserve – Spéciale Amateur 44%)

Spirit Journal – USA (Paul Pacult) Superb – highly recommended « in a word, scrumptious » -september 2004


Cognac Guide – Axel and Bibiana Behrendt “Noble distillate”

Wine Enthusiast –USA (Paul Pacult) – august 2001 – the Reserve Familiale has been classified in the category “Superb – Highly recommended”.

HAVANA CLUB – Cuba in February 25th 2005 – “The Britain’s Bjorn Eriksson, cigar sommelier of Claridge’s Bar in London, today snapped up the title of Habanosommelier 2005. His combination of a Trinidad Robusto Extra Cigar and a Jean Fillioux Reserve Familiale Cognac earned him an outstanding 94% scored in the competition from the international panel of judges”.

Recommended by the famous French magazine Club Cigare – Reserve Familiale has been tasted with a Cohiba Sublimes

“ the combination of these two monsters is a true feast for the palate”.

In december 2006/January 2007, the very famous French wines and spirits magazine La Revue du Vin de France, after a tasting with the big cognac houses, the middle size and the small one has declared our Reserve Familiale, was the best cognac in the category Extra.

As we always said: Yam Sing!!! MFM