This Cognac collection represents the eighteenth century with vintages between 1780 and 1800.
This era was a very turbulent time in history. Especially on political and expansionism terrain there were enormous shifts, the last decade was the most tempestuous. After the French Revolution in 1789, France led by Napoleon Bonaparte, has emerged itself as the most aggressive power in Europe.
This Courvoisier collection holds vintages between 1789 and 1960.
Courvoisier was officially established by Felix Courvoisier in 1835. The origin of their history goes back to the beginning of the 19th century with Emmanuel Courvoisier and his associate, Louis Gallois. In 1811 Napoleon visited their warehouses in Bercy and later took several barrels of cognac with him to St Helena, much appreciated by the officers on the ship who named it 'The Cognac of Napoleon'.