Shops flooded with fake cognac

16 May 2018, 12:12 | Economy
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Experts Roskachestva concluded that almost a third of the cognac sold in the Russian market is a fake. The results of the research are published on the website of the department. Experts conducted an examination of cognac 47 brands, produced both in Russia and abroad. The study showed that of cognac distillate only 32 brands of brandy made from 47, and 15 - made from non-alcoholic alcohol. It should be emphasized that the method of analysis used by experts is not necessary for GOST, therefore from a legal point of view the producers of these cognacs do not violate Russian laws. However, these spirits do not meet the strict criteria of the Rockiness.

Deputy general director for scientific work of JSC "Rosspirtprom", candidate of technical sciences Alla Danilovtseva says that cognac is faked in order to reduce the price of products. "Most often, there is dilution of cognac distillate or complete replacement of cognac distillate with ethyl alcohol. replacement of cognac distillate with grape distillate. , as well as replacing aged cognac distillates with distillates with a shorter aging time, "the expert said..

Even fake cognac is not dangerous for health. The quality of alcoholic raw materials and the degree of its purification are in accordance with standards. There were no violations of the mass concentration of methyl alcohol, arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury.

The highest score - more than 85 points out of 100 possible - was awarded to only French cognacs of Hennessy, Courvoisier, Martell, Remy Martin, Camus and only one Russian cognac - the Crimean "Bakhchisaray".

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