Maxim's, Caves du Restaurant

Cognac 1789 Maxim's, Caves du Restaurant

Frapin, Grande Fine Champagne

Provenance: Private purchase, 10/10/2011

Cognac 1789 Maxim's, Caves du Restaurant (7576)

This is Grande Fine Champagne Frapin from the cellars of Maxim's. Napoleon divides France in to a Roman model. End 1799 to end 1804 he is the head of the Consulate, afterwards he becomes emperor. Just like the Roman emperors he himself appoints members that approve his decisions. 1789: George Washington is unanimously elected the first President of the United States by the United States Electoral College. He is inaugurated at Federal Hall in New York City, beginning his term as the first President of the United States. The French Revolution (1789–1799) begins with the Storming of the Bastille: Citizens of Paris storm the fortress of the Bastille and free the only seven prisoners held. In rural areas, peasants attack manors of the nobility.

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Vintage 1789
Alcohol 40.0 %
Button No button
Fill level High shoulder
Packaging No casing
Region Grande Fine Champagne
Shape Cognaçaise
Size 70 cl

Cognac

Renowned throughout the world, the production of Cognac has been regulated by its very own AOC since 1909. Only liqueurs from eaux-de-vie made from crus from the controlled appellation area of Cognac can be labelled as such. This liqueur must be distilled and aged on-site in compliance with authorised techniques: double distillation in a copper Charentais still, ageing in oak barrels for a set minimum ageing period.

A good Cognac is subjected to a complex manufacturing process. It is never made from the eau-de-vie of a single cru, but from a `marriage' of eaux-de-vie that vary in age and cru - some as old as a hundred. To establish the age of a Cognac, only the number of years spent in oak casks or barrels are taken into account. As soon as an eau-de-vie is decanted into a glass recipient, it ceases to age. The longer it is left to age, the more a Cognac gains in complexity, fragrance, aromas and taste (spiced, pepper and cinnamon flavours).

Please note that only Cognacs made exclusively from Petite and Grande Champagne (50% minimum) can use the "Fine Champagne" appellation.

Maxim's, Caves du Restaurant

Maxim’s has been founded in Paris as a bistro in 1893 by Maxime Gaillard, formerly a waiter. It became one of the most popular and fashionable restaurants in Paris under its next owner, Eugene Cornuché. He gave the dining room its Art Nouveau decor and made sure that it was always filled with beautiful women. The restaurant was also immensely popular with the international celebrities such as Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, the Duke of Windsor, Brigitte Bardot (she created a scandal when she entered the restaurant with bare feet), Jeanne Moreau, Barbra Streisand. Fashion designer Pierre Cardin bought Maxim’s and he created an Art Nouveau museum.

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Le Restaurant

Maxim’s has been founded in Paris as a bistro in 1893 by Maxime Gaillard, formerly a waiter. It became one of the most popular and fashionable restaurants in Paris under its next owner,

Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau

Eugene Cornuché gave the dining room its Art Nouveau decor and made sure that it was always filled with beautiful women. 

celebrities

Celebrities

The restaurant was also immensely popular with the international celebrities such as Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, the Duke of Windsor, Brigitte Bardot (she created a scandal when she entered the restaurant with bare feet), Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Streisand. Fashion designer Pierre Cardin bought Maxim’s and he created an Art Nouveau museum.