SPIRITS & BLENDING
Cognac from France and Brandy from worldwide supply.
Gontran Beaudoin, NAO’s master spirit blender, has a world class pedigree for blending spirits. His parents were cognac producers and family members are wine growers in the famous Bergundy and St Emillion regions. Gontran is a graduate of the International Spirits and Eaux-de-vie University in Segonzac, France and a qualified Oenologist. He has worked extensively with Brandy's from most major wine growing regions and Cognacs from the AOC.
As a Merchant Negocient NAO buys spirits direct from producers and then tailors them to a clients organoleptic specifications. We work with raw spirits, blends and mixes with oak components from our extensive oak business. Spirit crafting takes place in the new purpose built laboratory at NAO headquarters, Segonzac.