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 long-aged XO-style aged reserve cognac from the Chez Maillard house of Leyrat, an excellent boutique single estate cognac producer. This is one of their most highly-regarded cuvées, winning a string of medals at international competitions.
Rich and full-bodied, yet still exceptionally smooth, this luxurious XO contains long-aged eaux-de-vie from Grande & Petite Champagne for grace & flavour, plus a little Borderies for structure and depth. A perennial award-winner. IWSC 2012 - Silver Outstanding Medal - Cognac
An elegant fruitbomb, this medium-bodied Vieille Reserve from respected single estate producers Guillon Painturaud is quite a feminine cognac, delicate and approachable with ripe raisin & fig flavours.
A blend of long-aged XO Grande Champagne cognacs, Delamain Pale & Dry benefits from a lengthy two-year marriage period in cask after assemblage before being bottled, resulting in a beautifully smooth roundness and flavour integration on the palate.
A 12 Year Old Grosperrin, made from a blend of eaux-de-vie from Petite Champagne. All Grosperrin's cognacs are very clean and pure, being bottled without any colour or additives and can be used to create stunning cocktails.
First bottled in 1912 by Edouard Martell, this classic cognac is Martell's flagship brand and has become synonymous with the highest standard of quality. Cordon Bleu remains many connoisseurs' favourite expression of Martell.
A luxuriously packaged XO Cognac from Dupuy, part of their Tentation range. Dupuy (aka Bache Gabrielson) is one of our favourite producers, with a reputation for exquisitely balanced cognacs - this will be excellent. IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Cognac
A Cognac specially designed to be an accompaniment to a cigar, put together by A E Dor. It's a blend that includes Petite and Grande Champagne cognacs as well as a number of spirits that have been aged in new oak casks - this gives an extra woodiness that helps the Cognac stand up to a cigar's flavours.
A single estate cognac from Frapin, produced at the Chateau de Fontpinot and the aged for many years to give a deep and rich cognac with candied fruit and rancio. IWSC 2012 - Gold Outstanding Medal - Cognac