Cognac is made from a distilled wine.
Cognac comes from the county of "Cognac" in France. If it's made in somewhere else, then it is not Cognac at all.

It is being kept in oak barrels for many years where it will get better tasting and get's it red-brown color.

Years in the barrel:
2 - *****, VS, Sélection, de Luxe
4 - VSOP, VO, Réserve, Vieux
6 - Napoleon, XO, Extra, Royal, Imperial

If your cognac is 20 years old, it still might be XO for example. That is only the minimal requirement.

Cognac DOES NOT get better in the bottle any more, only the years in the oak barrel do matter.
Cognac is expensive, there are cheaper alternatives to get drunk.
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An alcoholic drink: Hennessey (Bottle $40-$4000)

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We sippin cognac at the bar
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A class of strong, but smooth liquor. Preferred mostly by black males.
I.E. Hennesy
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Slang for a woman with extraordinarily natural beauty.
I love you Cognac, you are soo beautiful!
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It's shit that's put in a drink and also is a Irish word for shit/poo
Daughter : mum what's for dinner

Mum: cognac

Daughter : ew
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(noun) A condition which causes loss of memory, motor skills, and inhibitions, and occurs as a result of drinking too much cognac. Symptoms include, but are not limited to: angry/confusing voicemails/text messages, black eyes, and/or legal trouble.
Eric: Yo nig, how'd you get home from the club last night?
Ryan: I don't know, brah. I don't remember shit after I went into cognac arrest.
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a never to occur scenario...a "sipping liquor" meant to be tongue savored!!

in the immortal words of wisdom of a good friend; "one does not chug cognac" !!
you can chug beer, but one does not chug cognac!!

he RAN out the door!, not walked!!; when she began to chug cognac!!
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