First introduced in 1927 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary
of Grand Marnier Founding. The Cuvée du Centenaire was served for the first time during a reception at the Villa des Cèdres, located on the French Riviera. The Cognac blends found in Cuvee du Centenaire are aged up to 25 years, which results in a perfect balance of smoothness and intense flavors with a complex lingering finish.
Grand Marnier, is a “marriage” of cognac and distilled orange liqueur, but in this case the cognacs are world class, up to a century old, all aged in French Oak. The macerated bitter orange peel is the same fruit used in the other variants of Grand Marnier, but this time they employ a unique double distillation, whereas it is usually distilled just once. Rich amber tones, Well-balanced, elegant aroma, Harmonious combination of cognac and orange, Harmonious, elegant taste, Lovely lingering finish on nuances of macerated orange. Grand Marnier can be consumed "neat" as a cordial or a digestif, and can be used in mixed drinks and desserts. It is frequently used in recipes for cranberry sauce, as sweetness and citrus can be a contrast to the bitterness of cranberries. It is also an ingredient for the preparation of flambé dishes. In France this kind of use is the most popular, especially with Crêpes Suzette and "crêpes au Grand Marnier".
Grand Marnier Cuvée du Centenaire Liqueur 100th Anniversary
It, Now! |
Grand Marnier now proudly unveil's a new presentation of
their classic packaging. Released in limited quantities.
A special edition of Grand Marnier celebrating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the company by founder Jean-Baptiste Lapostolle.
In 1870, the grand-nephew of Jean-Baptiste, Louis-Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle
invented a liqueur that blended an alcohol extraction of Bigarade oranges from
the Caribbean, Cognac, and sugar syrup, and called it Grand Marnier. Slow ageing
in French oak casks gives it incomparable roundness and subtlety. It became a
popular part of French cooking – Escoffier used it to make Crepes Suzette.
Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur
Grand Marnier is the quintessential after-dinner drink; a perfectly balanced blend of exotic tropical oranges and oak-aged cognac. Cordon Rouge or "Red Label" is the original Grand Marnier liqueur created in 1880 by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle. It is consumed neat and is also used in mixed drinks. From the very first sip, you'll experience its round, velvety texture and long, full-bodied finish.
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