Bache-Gabrielsen’s 91-Point Triumph: A Toast to Excellence

by Thomas Rosalia | December 21, 2023

In the world of spirits, achieving recognition and acclaim is a noteworthy feat. Recently, Bache-Gabrielsen, the renowned Cognac producer, secured a remarkable achievement by receiving a commendable 91 points from Wine Enthusiast. Not only did this accomplishment elevate the brand’s reputation, but it also earned Bache-Gabrielsen a spot among the prestigious “Top 100 Spirits” selected by the esteemed magazine.

The honored spirit in question is the Bache Gabrielsen Cognac American Oak, a gem hailing from France and distributed by RBE Drinks. This particular Cognac, finished in American oak barrels, presents a sensory journey that captivates connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike.

Tasting Notes: A Symphony of Flavors

American Oak stands out in the world of Cognac for its unparalleled uniqueness, attributed to a distinctive finishing process that sets it apart from traditional counterparts. What makes this particular Cognac exceptional is its finish in virgin oak barrels crafted with wood directly imported from Tennessee, a method that imparts distinctive notes reminiscent of bourbon. This innovative approach not only showcases the brand’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of Cognac production but also results in a flavor profile that is both rare and captivating.

Beautiful notes of mild almond, pave the way for a palate that is both nutty and spiced, with a citrusy twist. Nuanced vanilla and pecan dance harmoniously with subtle hints of orange and lemon peel, creating a sophisticated and layered flavor profile. As the journey unfolds, enthusiasts can savor the drying finish that offers a delightful abundance of cinnamon-sweet heat.

Global Recognition for RBE Drinks

Notably, this achievement marks the first mention of RBE Drinks in a globally recognized publication of such stature. The acknowledgment by Wine Enthusiast is a significant milestone for RBE Drinks, as it begins to carve its name in the competitive and dynamic world of spirits.

In a triumph for Bache-Gabrielsen, the renowned Cognac producer, their American Oak scored an impressive 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, earning a coveted spot in the “Top 100 Spirits.” This exquisite Cognac, finished in virgin oak barrels from Tennessee, boasts a rare flavor profile reminiscent of bourbon. With notes of mild almond, nuttiness, and a citrusy twist, it captivates enthusiasts with nuanced vanilla, pecan, and hints of orange and lemon peel. This accolade not only elevates Bache-Gabrielsen’s standing but marks a significant milestone for RBE Drinks, gaining global recognition in the competitive world of fine spirits.