Ad of the Week: Bisquit cognac

From Vanity Fair, 1/35:

Bisquit

“Every Bisquit cognac is a thing of mellow beauty, with a smooth perfection taken to itself through the slow passing of generations during which it has aged in the ancient Bisquit cellars. Each one is the essence of a great vintage of the Charente region, glorified by the alchemy of time, and the subtle skill of makers whose experience stretches back more than a century. They are cognacs to be savored with wonder and respect. They have heard the tramp of forgotten armies–their gold is the glint of a sun that shone on an epoch long vanished. At the first sip you will understand why BISQUIT cognacs hold a place apart in the hearts of those who know rare cognacs best.”

What a load of hooey. But I’ll admit there’s a certain rhythm to it, if you read it aloud in your best Orson Wells voice.

Another brand I’ve never heard of, but then again, I don’t often buy brandies from forgotten epochs, or those that have heard the tramp of Charlemagne’s armies. My brandies were all put up last weekend in Sausalito.

One thought on “Ad of the Week: Bisquit cognac

  1. i have a bottle of vs cognac bisquit dubouche, could not find a match of a kind of its bottle, some e-mail me that said it was .vintage

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