Castle Brands Inc. (NYSE Amex: ROX) and A. de Fussigny Cognac jointly announced today that they have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for the U.S. market.

Cognac A. de Fussigny is a super premium brand that takes a fresh and contemporary approach to the cognac market. Renowned for the quality of its products and its know-how, the house of A. de Fussigny was founded in 1814 and is the only producer with an operating distillery in the historical center of the town of Cognac. A. de Fussigny’s range includes cognacs from the Fine Champagne growth area offered in contemporary and innovative packaging. A. de Fussigny also makes a selection of single district and rare vintage cognacs. All A. de Fussigny cognacs are presented in distinctive and eye catching contemporary gift boxes.

John Glover, Chief Operating Officer of Castle Brands, said, “We are very excited to be working with the A. de Fussigny organization and are proud to be the exclusive distributor of their fine products. We believe the time is right and there is market demand for high quality and innovative cognacs. With the help of Castle Brands’ wide-ranging and sophisticated sales and distribution network, Fussigny is well positioned to capitalize on these attractive market opportunities and expand its U.S. presence.”

Jean-Dominique Andreu, President of A. de Fussigny, added, “We are excited to re-introduce A. de Fussigny cognac to the U.S. and we look forward to working closely with the Castle Brands team. Castle Brands, with its strong sales and marketing organization in the U.S. market and its position in the high-end spirits segment, is the perfect home for A. de Fussigny in the U.S.”

Additional information on Cognac A. de Fussigny is available at

About Castle Brands Inc.

Castle Brands is an emerging developer and international marketer of premium beverage alcohol brands, including Boru® Vodka, Gosling's Rum®, Pallini® Limoncello TM, Raspicello TM and Peachcello TM, Knappogue Castle Whiskey®, Clontarf® Irish Whiskey, Jefferson's TM, Jefferson's Presidential Select TM and Jefferson's Reserve® Bourbon, Betts & Scholl TM wines, Celtic Crossing® Liqueur, Brady's® Irish Cream and Tierras TM tequila. Additional information concerning the company is available on the company’s website,

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