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VSOP

very special (or superior) old pale: used to indicate that a brandy, port, etc., is between 20 and 25 years old

VSOP

Abbrev. for VLBI Space Observatory Program. An 8-meter Earth-orbiting radio telescope, designed by the Japanese Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) and launched into a highly elliptical orbit (apogee 21 000 km, perigee 560 km) in 1997. Renamed HALCA after its successful launch, the spacecraft performs VLBI observations, in collaboration with ground-based telescopes, on baselines up to three times longer than those achievable on Earth and at frequencies of 1.6, 5 and 22 GHz. HALCA is both an acronym for ‘Highly Advanced Laboratory for Communications and Astronomy’ and a Japanese pun for ‘far away’.
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In 2015, Louis Royer "Force 53" VSOP Cognac received a Gold Medal at the San Francisco Wine & Spirits Competition.
Camus also boasts a limited-edition VSOP Borderies, released on an annual basis.
consumers--Camus offers a VSOP entirely from the Borderies region, as well as the unusual lie de Re line, distilled and aged on an island off the coast of the French mainland, with cellars as close as 10 meters from the Atlantic.
This VSOP stands out by its added hint of freshness and aromatic purity.
Desserts containing dried fruits - try it with Christmas Pudding - and chocolate, are ideal partners with a glass of VSOP or even XO.
In addition to its affordable variable size and repeat length, fast make-ready and changeover capabilities, the VSOP is designed to offer high offset print quality and high efficiency even on short runs as well as user friendly, ergonomic operation.
For the VSOP satellite, the Japanese designed an elegant structure of golden mesh -- gold-coated molybdenum wire -- that to a radio wave looks like a solid surface.
Remy Martin recently unveiled a new look for its VSOP packaging with a riches red label and focus on the brand's Centaur symbol.
This year Remy Martin presents a signature coffret in addition to its VSOP Cannes Film Festival Limited Edition bottle.
We made a strategic decision to focus on innovation, and its had a halo effect on our base business of VS and VSOP," she says.
The new machine can diecut complex shapes direct from Hammer's VSOP or flexo web.
Maison Premiere also uses a lesser-known Cognac in the well--Bache-Gabrielsen VSOP, he notes.