Description/ Tasting NotesDiscerning drinkers, treat your palate to this rich blend of cognacs from the vineyards of Borderies and Grande Champagne. This brandy starts mellow, and is followed by the intensity and finesse typical of the Grande Champagne distillate. the mellow elegance of the Borderies, followed by the intensity and finesse typical of Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie.
Winery Info/ Brand
This is the oldest of the great Cognac houses, and boasts 300 years of passion and precision passed down through the Martell family. It has a rich history honouring craft and taste, with Martell cognacs enjoyed and cherished for three centuries - from regal coronations to Hollywood films, intrepid polar expeditions to royal weddings, and far beyond.
Region Info/ Origin
The region authorised to produce cognac is divided into six zones, including fivecrus broadly covering the department of Charente-Maritime, a large part of the department of Charente and a few areas in Deux-Sèvres and the Dordogne. The six zones are: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois,Bon Bois and finally Bois Ordinaire. A blend of Grande and Petite Champagne Cognacs, with at least half coming from Grande Champagne, is known as Fine Champagne. Cognac-producing regions should not be confused with the northeastern region of Champagne, a wine region that producessparkling wine by that name, although they do share a common etymology – both being derivations of a French term for chalky soil.