Martell L'Or de Jean Martell Cognac
Martell // Cognac, France
Martell is the oldest of the "Big Four" Cognac houses (the other three being Courvoisier, Hennessy, and Rémy Martin), dating back to 1715. Their founder was Jean Martell, a man born in Jersey (not to be confused with New Jersey, USA; but rather Jersey the Channel Island between England and France. Their L'or (meaning "gold") was first launched in 1992 and is a blend of hundreds of old and rare of eaux de vie from the Grande Champagne and Borderies regions, some dating back as far as 1871.
CognacBrandy distilled in a delimited region within France from specific grapes. Must be double-distilled to no higher than 72% abv. Required to be aged in oak for at least 2 years. Also, if labeled as the following, minimum aging is: VS-2 years, VSOP-4 years, Napoléon 6 years, XO-10 years (as of April 2018).
Cask TypeTronçais oak