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Grand Marnier

Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Original Liqueur, France

Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Original Liqueur, France

Citrus Splendor: The Grandeur of Grand Marnier

History and Pedigree: In the quaint village of Neauphle-le-Château, the legacy of Grand Marnier began with Jean Baptiste Lapostolle's first distillery in 1827. This legacy significantly turned when his granddaughter Julia married Louis-Alexandre Marnier, birthing the iconic Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge in 1880. A concoction that harmoniously blends Cognac brandy with the distilled essence of Haitian bitter orange, it's a testament to the Marnier-Lapostolle family's innovative spirit. The name, conceived by Swiss hotelier César Ritz, captures the essence of its grandeur, marking its presence in the legendary Hotel Ritz Paris. With a rich history that intertwines with the Belle Époque's luxury, Grand Marnier has not only celebrated its heritage through anniversary editions but also embraced the future with its acquisition by the Campari Group in 2016.

Production Highlights: Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge embodies excellence, created from a meticulous selection of Cognac and the essence of exotic bitter oranges. This liqueur's production process is a closely guarded tradition, ensuring each bottle captures the essence of its distinguished origins. Using vanilla flavors from the cognac enhances its complexity, making it a unique treasure among spirits.

Product Details:

  • Region: France
  • Varietal: Orange-flavored Cognac liqueur
  • Color: Bright topaz with gold and amber tints
  • Alcohol Content (ABV): 40%

Sensory Perception: Cordon Rouge dazzles the senses with its brilliant topaz color, inviting the nose with attractive orange notes and nuances of candied zests, complemented by the warm vanilla flavors from cognac. On the palate, it presents a full and ample taste, with a harmonious balance between bitter orange aromas and the sweet notes of hazelnuts and toffee. The finish is long, ensuring a lasting memory of its elegance.

Pairings and Occasions: Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge's versatility shines in neat sipping and as a cornerstone of exquisite cocktails. It's the perfect accompaniment to elevate moments, from a sophisticated dinner party to a relaxed evening at home. Its rich flavor profile makes it an ideal match for desserts like crêpes Suzette, or as a luxurious touch to a Grand Marnier Margarita, adding a refined twist to the classic cocktail.

Cocktail Recipe Inspirations:

  1. Grand Marnier Margarita: Combine .75 parts Grand Marnier® Cordon Rouge, 1.5 parts Tequila, .75 parts Fresh Lime Juice, and .25 parts Agave Nectar. Serve with a lime wheel garnish and optional salt rim for a premium cocktail experience.

  2. G&G: Mix 1.5 parts Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge with 3.5 parts Ginger Beer (or Dry Ginger Ale) and a squeeze of lime for a refreshing twist on a classic.

  3. Grand Marnier Collins: Stir together 1.5 parts Grand Marnier® Cordon Rouge, 0.75 parts Fresh Lemon Juice, and 1 bar spoon of Simple Syrup, topped with soda water and garnished with a lemon wheel for a citrusy delight.

Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge is a beacon of craftsmanship and heritage, inviting connoisseurs and casual sippers alike to explore its rich history and vibrant taste profile.


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