For the past three centuries cognac has been almost universally recognised as the finest of all the spirits that are distilled from grapes. It has many incomparable qualities: fruitiness, subtlety of bouquet, intensity, warmth and, above all, the complexity of the many thousands of styles and flavours from a (predominantly) single grape variety. Read More »
A blend of around a hundred full bodied eaux-de-vie relaunched in 2009 by Yann Fillioux as a tribute to James Hennessy. Privé is a poised and harmonious cognac that is delicious as a sipping drink, or even as a match for sweet interprandial snacks.
A prestige cuvee from Martell, creation Grand Extra is created using some of the oldest and most delicious eaux-de-vie at the company's disposal, and packaged in a visually arresting curved bottle, whose daring design may well end up as a classic.
An old presentation of Delamain's massively popular Reserve de la Famille cognac, made entirely from grapes grown in the Grande Champagne region of Cognac. We estimate that this was bottled sometime in the 1980s.
An old bottling of 3 star (now known as VS) Cognac from Lucien Foucauld. The house was founded back in 1847 and only uses the Ugni Blanc grape as the base for their Cognacs. We estimate this was bottled in the 1920s.
An elegant presentation for Hine's premium Triomphe cognac. A complex spirit blended from over 50 carefully selected, well-aged cognacs all produced in Grande Champagne and matured in small casks in Hine's Jarnac cellars. A fantastic example of Hine's attention to quality.
An old litre bottle of Martell's XO supreme cognac. A blend of eaux-de-vie from Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois to produce a rich and complex cognac that was aged in the House's top cellars - Paradis and Purgatoire.