One of the leaders of the Russian cognac market will be engaged...

One of the leaders of the Russian cognac market will be engaged in the production of whiskey

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At the Moscow wine-brandy factory “kin” will launch its own brand of Scotch whiskey John Corr. The manufacturer is going to sell it in low price segment

Group of companies “kin” launches own brand of Scotch whiskey John Corr., sales will begin by the end of the year, reports “Interfax” with reference to the message of the company.

To make whiskey will be in Russia at the Moscow wine-brandy factory “kin” using the Scottish distillates. Supplier of alcohols is an independent Scottish manufacturer. The company has developed its own technical regulations on the production of whiskey. As stated in the message, the brand will be positioned in the low price segment.

Scotch whiskey may be called the drink made from “viskovich distillates”, smoked and aged in oak barrels for at least three years in Scotland, reminds Agency.

Group “CIN” produces cognacs, which are made from French cognac distillates (brand “Kinovsky”, “Moscow”, “Old town”), tinctures, brandy and vodka.

In the first half of 2016, the Moscow factory “kin” produced 1,231 million liters of brandy (3.7% of national production). This is the eighth among producers of cognac in Russia during this period. Previously, “kin” was in the top-5 leading Russian producers of cognac.

In the spring the company “the synergy” has announced that he will pour out whisky William Lawson’s are at the factory “Traditsii kachestva” contract with the brand owner, Bacardi.