Cognac Tasting Collection
12 Tubes in gift box

This cognac tasting contains:
• 12 glass tubes of 25 ml cognac
• Booklet with illustrations and descriptions of the cognacs
• Luxury gift box
*Tasting glass sold separately in the checkout

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Unique collection of 12 Specialty Cognacs in a beautiful gift box. Discover your favorite cognac and learn to distinguish the differences. Pure enjoyment while you are expert. Order a Cognac Tasting Collection and a whole new world will open for you!

Set 1

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Martell - VS

Martell - VS

Assemblage

The house Martell, founded in 1715 by the Englishman Jean Martell, who started trading Eau de Vie in the French Cognac area, still buys Eau de Vie from Cognac farmers from the various Crus of this region. Their VS (Very Special) Cognac is 2 years old; the legal minimum age for VS. The Cognac comes from the 4 most important Crus; Grande Champagne, Petit Champagne, Borderie and Fins Bois. This is called an Assemblage Cognac. The VS is fresh, fruity and slightly spicy.

40% Vol.

Camus - VS

Camus - VS

Preliminary spirit of Camus Range; The last of the major cognac houses with 180 hectare vineyard and 5 ripening cellars; which since 5 generations are still completely family-owned. The Basis represents a selection of eau-de-vie of wine, distilled without lees (wine-sediment). Camus stresses the importance of the flavors of the wine and the influence of the Charente region, characterized by fruity and floral notes; a mix that is particularly important for this Cognac, awarded with gold medals on several occasions.

40% Vol.

Joseph Guy - VS

Joseph Guy - VS

France

The basis for Joseph Guy is laid to harvest the grape Ugniblanc in Cognac, a French province that is divided into 6 areas (crus). Through a unique combination of soil, climate and light, each and every cru vineyard produces a different wine. This Joseph Guy VS matured for at least 2.5 years in used Limousin barrels. Gold medal winner at the World Spirits Awards 2016.

40% Vol.

Courvoisier - VS

Courvoisier - VS

Assemblage

Courvoisier has existed since the end of the 18th century. During the opening of the Eiffel Tower in 1889, all participants were given a glass of Courvoisier to toast on this important event. Courvoisier allows all Cognac to mature longer than legally prescribed. This VS is an assembly of at least 4 year old Cognacs, the oldest having matured 7 years. The grapes come mainly from the Fins Bois, a small part of the Petit Champagne. This gives an elegant and fruity character with tones of burned wood.

40% Vol.

Frapin - VS

Frapin - VS

Grande Champagne

The family business Frapin, established since 1270 in Segonzac with 300 hectares of vineyards in the heart of the Grande Champagne, where predominantly the Ugni Blanc grape grows. From growing the grapes to bottling their Cognac, everything happens on this 'domaine', making it a Grande Champagne Premier Grand Cru de Cognac. This VS matured for at least 6 years on French Limousin oak, making it spicy and warm, the aftertaste quite long with notes of raisins, tobacco and coffee.

40% Vol.

Hennessy - VS

Hennessy - VS

France

In 1765, Richard Hennessy, an Irish officer serving under Louis XV, founded the Hennessy distillery. Exactly a century later, grandson Maurice created the classification system with different stars to indicate the quality of cognac. Herewith the famous 'Three Star Cognac' arose, now known as V.S., the best selling cognac in the world, of which this Hennessy V.S. was sold as the first one ever and is the most sold worldwide.

40% Vol.

Giboin - VSOP

Giboin - VSOP

Borderie

François Giboin has a small Domaine (60 acres) in the Borderie, the smallest Cru of the Cognac region. His great-grandfather began making Cognac in 1830 in the same place. The Borderie is the only Cru with brown clay as a soil type. This makes the Cognac a bit more rustic and firmer than Cognac from the other Cru's. Giboin mainly uses Ugni Blanc grapes. This sturdy Cognac has first matured up to 8 years on large barrels after which it aged for another 2 years on 250 litre barrels.

40% Vol.

Camus - VSOP

Camus - VSOP

Borderies

The Borderies is not just the smallest cru in the French Cognac region, it is above all home to the Camus family. Now counting 5 generations of cognac producers, the Camus family is one of the largest landowners in the Borderies appellation. The wine for this exquisite VSOP comes almost exclusively from the Camus family own estates. It is lively, well-aged Cognac that has a lot to offer to the drinker, and works great as a digestif.

40% Vol.

Pierre Vallet - VSOP

Pierre Vallet - VSOP

Grande Champagne

Pierre Vallet was the second generation of the owners of Chateau Montifaud. The sixth generation, Laurent Vallet, used his name for this Cognac in honor of his grandfather. Unlike the Montifaud Cognac, this is an assembly of the 2 most important Cru's: Petit Champagne and Grande Champagne. The grapes used are Colombard, Folle Blanche and Ugni Blanc. This VSOP is over 5 years old and a bit more robust than the Montifaud VSOP. A warm Cognac with lots of raisins and herbs.

40% Vol.

Courvoisier - VSOP

Courvoisier - VSOP

Assemblage - Fine Champagne

This Courvoisier VSOP has matured for at least 8 to 12 years while generally matured for 5 years is taken as the minimum to be labeled as VSOP. A classic cognac, aged in a selection of Tronçais and Limousin oak barrels. This Courvoisier VSOP is a ‘Fine de Champagne'; a blend of cognacs from the Grande and Petite Champagne region.

40% Vol.

Frapin - VSOP

Frapin - VSOP

Grande Champagne

The Frapin family was already active as winegrowers in the present Cognac area as early as the 11th century. In the 17th century the family was even awarded an official family crest by King Louis XIV in the 14th century, which still appears on every bottle of Frapin. Frapin only grows grapes in the 1st Cru, the Grande Champagne. Everything takes place on their own Domaine, from the cultivation of grapes to even maturing in their own cellars. This VSOP is at least 8 years old, made from Ugni Blanc grapes.

40% Vol.

Rémy Martin - VSOP

Rémy Martin - VSOP

Assemblage - Fine Champagne

In 1724 Remy Martin started trading Eau de Vie and Cognac in the French Cognac area and is now a large and leading Cognac house which itself owns 4 Domaines in the Grande Champagne and has more than 100 Cognac farmers under contract in the Grande and Petit Champagne, who grow grapes for this brand and distil Eau de Vie. This VSOP is at least 4 years old and is a Fine Cognac assembly (blend) of Petit and Grande Champagne Cognac.

40% Vol.