Jarnac


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Jarnac

(zhärnäk`), town, Charente dept., in the Cognac region, on the Charente River. At Jarnac in 1569 French Catholics under the duke of Anjou (later Henry III) defeated the Huguenots, whose leader, Louis I, Prince of Condé, was killed.
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But the chevalier believed that his rival had still such strong chances of success that he dealt him this coup de Jarnac with a blade (namely, Suzanne) that was finely tempered for the purpose.
Start with that bottle: a distinctive decanter, said to be unearthed in 1569 after the Battle of Jarnac, inspired Paul-Eacutemile Reacutemy Martin three centuries later to create the first Louis XIII, blended from hundreds of the best eaux-de-vie from the Champagne region.
Mais pour cette Afrique solidaire qui doit son destin au combat seculaire contre le colonialisme, le coup de Jarnac de l'adhesion du Maroc a revele les tentations putschistes, mettant en peril les fondements unitaires et les valeurs communes.
The less adroit Baron de Jarnac, too proud to duck his challenge, seemed doomed; but, as they closed on each other, the latter swept his saber almost along the ground and, with an unprecedented slice, severed the hams of both of his opponent's legs.
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Hawley uses a few coopers including Taransaud, Boutes, Hermitage, Francois Freres and Tonnellerie de Jarnac. Once the wine is in barrels, he said he doesn't rack.
However, as far back as the 1[6.sup.th] century, a similar term was recorded in France when a swordsman, the Comte de Jarnac, slashed the legs of his opponent in the course of duel.
The Jarnac Ginger mixes Cognac, lime juice, cane syrup and ginger beer; the Sun of Normandy uses Calvados, fresh-pressed orange juice and grenadine; and Mississippi Punch combines Cognac with rum, Bourbon, bitters, lemon and sugar.
Speciality Union Products liqueurs are manufactured by Louis Royer, located in Jarnac, France with over 155 years of experience as a distiller.
She said: "He was housed in Jarnac Court, presumably because it has a lot of CCTV cameras and it's near the police station.