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 legendary cognac from the prestigious house of Remy Martin, containing Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie aged between 40 and 100 years and packaged in a gorgeous Baccarat decanter. This is one of the older presentations used for this product.
A very old bottle of pre-phylloxera cognac, produced from the 1858 vintage by A Yvon & Cabriau. This was made from grapes grown on vines that were almost certainly destroyed by the phylloxera epidemic, making it a taste of history.
A very old bottle of Grande Champagne Cognac, dating from grapes grown in 1875, at a time when phylloxera was beginning to take hold in France. It was distilled a full 34 years before the boundaries of the cognac regions (including Grande Champagne) were even set down in law.
The top end in the permanent Hennessy range, this is named after former mercenary Richard Hennessy, an Irish aristo who founded his Cognac house in 1765 on land granted by a grateful Louis XV of France.
A historic bottle of 1888 vintage Grande Fine Cognac bottled by Findlater. The term Grande Fine Champagne, indicates all the grapes have come from the Grande Champagne area of Cognac and Fine indicates it's a single vintage.
Part of a set of limited edition Courvoisier bottlings designed by the leading Art Deco artist Erte, who sadly died shortly after the first edition was released. Some of the eaux-de-vie used date back to 1892, the year of the artist's birth. These bottles are highly sought-after by collectors
A beautiful bottle of 1878 vintage Grande Champagne Cognac from Augier Freres, who may well have been the first Cognac house. In impressive condition, considering its age, we think this was bottled in the 1920s.
Named for Richard Hennessy, the founder of the Cognac house, Irish aristocrat and mercenary, this is the jewel in the crown of the Hennessy range. It's blended from Hennessy's finest eaux-de-vies to create a complex and extraordinary cognac.
A very old 1930s bottling of 1854 vintage cognac from A De Luze. A slice of liquid history, made using old vine grapes picked before the phylloxera epidemic destroyed most of them. An incredible opportunity to taste cognac as it used to be.