Martell Premier Voyage Cognac
Martell // Cognac, France
Another bottling to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the House of Martell. This was released in 2015 and created by Cellar Master Benoît Fil who traced back key suppliers to the House of Martell from 1735-1742. This blend consists of seventeen eaux de vies from Grande Champagne and one from the Borderies. The youngest dates back to 1979 and the oldest is from 1867. The blend was aged in a 300 year-old oak barrel sourced from the fôret (forest) of les Bertranges in France. Only 300 bottles were released.
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 TypeBertrange oak