Cognac

Cognac is perhaps France’s most prestigious brandy, though the region was actually one of the last areas in the country to learn distillation. The spirit is distilled from grapes, most of which being of the Ugni Blanc variety. The grapes are grown in the area surrounding the town of Cognac, and here there is one of the crucial distinctions in the spirit. The innermost regions (the Grande Champagne and the Petite Champagne regions) are said to be the best, and the further out one goes from the centre of Cognac, the less prestigious the eaux-de-vie becomes. Just like whisky, Cognac is presented with age designations, though unlike whisky, a lettering system is used. VS, or Very Special, refers to brandy aged for at least 2 years; VSOP, or Very Superior Old Pale, refers to brandy aged for at least 4 years; whereas XO, or Extra Old, refers to brandy of six years or older.

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A Christmas treat for Cognac fans! Behind each of the 24 door lies a different cheerful 3cl dram of Cognac, rich with enticing aromas and exquisite flavour profiles from some of the most celebrated...  More info
£149.95
Hine Rare VSOP Cognac
(70cl, 40%)
Hine's Rare VSOP is a rich brandy aged for around 6 to 12 years before blending. The recipe contains eaux-de-vie from the two premier regions - the Grande Champagne and the Petite Champagne - and was...  More info
£39.89
Delamain's Pale and Dry is an XO Cognac distilled from grapes grown in the premier Grande Champagne region. The spirit is well-aged before blending and then it is married for an additional two years.  More info
£69.25
Courvoisier's superb XO Imperial is a delicious old Cognac aged for between 20 to 35 years. Some very old, woody Borderies cognac is included in the blend and this results is an intense, rich style…  More info
£76.47
Rémy Martin created Coeur de Cognac with the intention of making a spirit that mirrored the delights of biting into a lush, ripe peach. Well, we can tell you they truly succeeded - this is astounding...  More info
£46.89
Slightly more mature than a VS, Hennessy Fine de Cognac underwent a smart re-branding in 2011. The spirit itself is a superb mixer and very fruity too…  More info
£32.92
Martell XO Cognac
(70cl, 40%)
Martell's XO Cognac is a rich, supple style of brandy distilled from grapes grown in the Grande Champagne and the Borderies regions.  More info
£109.03
Hennessy XO
(70cl, 40%)
Blended with over 100 different eaux-de-vie, Hennessy XO is a stellar Cognac with a great fruity flavour. The term "XO" (or, extra old) was actually created by Maurice Hennessy himself!  More info
£107.65
Maxime Trijol XO
(70cl, 40%)
Maxime Trijol's XO is produced in the heart of the Cognac region, using grapes from the premier designations grown on the company's own vineyards. This is a full-bodied spirit with a good deal of...  More info
£58.80
Excellence is an XO Cognac from Rémy Martin. It's technically a "Fine Champagne" spirit, meaning it is blended from brandy distilled in Cognac's two premier regions: Grande Champagne and Petite...  More info
£132.81
Hennessy VS
(70cl, 40%)
First made by the creator of the Cognac grading system - Maurice Hennessy - this VS is blended from around 40 different eaux-de-vie and is a true benchmark for brandy in this price range.  More info
£28.97
This superbly packaged XO Cognac from Ragnaud-Sabourin was aged for 25 years before bottling. It was distilled from grapes grown on the top Grande Champagne designation…  More info
£93.47
H by Hine VSOP
(70cl, 40%)
H by Hine is a creamy VSOP Cognac created by blending around 15 different brandies distilled in the Petite Champagne region. The youngest being around 4 years of age. The result was awarded a Gold at...  More info
£30.31
Hine's Antique XO is a Premier Cru brandy made from grapes grown exclusively in Cognac's top Grande Champagne designation. There are around 40 different eaux-de-vie in the blend, aged for more than 10...  More info
£104.95
Landy XO No 1
(70cl, 40%)
This is a tasty XO Cognac from Landy, made with spirit from Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne and Fins Bois – the three premier regions in Cognac. The spirit is distilled in very small copper pot...  More info
£76.75
Meukow XO
(70cl, 40%)
A superb XO Cognac from the Meukow House, which has over 150 years experience making the fantastic spirit. With that much practice, it shouldn't be surprising that this is expertly blended and...  More info
£102.84
An XO Cognac from the top producers, Jean Fillioux. This is aged exclusively in top quality oak casks sourced from the Limousin forest. It's distilled from Balzac grapes (AKA Mourvèdre), and the...  More info
£56.28
Martell Cordon Bleu
(70cl, 40%)
Martell's Cordon Bleu is a rich, flavoursome Cognac which was originally blended in 1912 by Edouard Martell…  More info
£86.85
Ragnaud-Sabourin's Number 35 is an unblended Cognac distilled from Grande Champagne grapes.  More info
£105.99
A true legend, Courvoisier's VSOP is aged for between 8 and 12 years before blending. The brandy in the blend is matured in top-quality Limousin and Troncais oak barrels, and it's sourced from the two...  More info
£32.51
A lovely VSOP Cognac from Maxime Trijol, this was distilled from grapes grown in the Grande Champagne region. The brandies in the blend are aged for 10 to 25 years, with the average age said to be...  More info
£40.95
Courvoisier's 12 year old is a wonderful brandy which sees one of the top Cognac houses releasing its spirit with age statements instead of the traditional system of lettering (which was created by...  More info
£45.28
Hine Homage is a blend of very old Cognacs from the company's private Jarnac cellars, with some delicious Early Landed Cognac aged in Bristol, England. Present in the blend are brandies from 1984...  More info
£65.36
Produced at Domaine de la Grolette, this très vieille brandy is distilled from grapes grown in the Borderies region (a designation known for floral, full brandies). It is carefully distilled by...  More info
£49.89
Meukow VSOP
(70cl, 40%)
Meukow's VSOP is a well-balanced VSOP Cognac which works nicely with ice or in cocktails.  More info
£40.08
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