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 Croizet collection holds vintages between 1800 and 1963.
The House of Cognac Croizet is one of Cognac’s oldest companies.
Founded by Léon Croizet in 1805, the brand is recognized around the world. Made with due respect to traditions, Croizet cognacs owe their distinctive style to their unique geographical origin – Grande Champagne.
This A. E. DOR collection holds vintages between 1800 and 1893.
A.E. DOR has an incomparable heritage of vintage cognacs dating generally from before the time when the dreaded phylloxera struck in 1874. They have kept their precious contents intact for more than a century and a half and justified the standard of their worldwide renown.
This Rémy Martin collection holds vintages between 1780 and 1900.
Since 1724 Rémy Martin has been first and foremost a vigneron, growing grapes and distilling wine into precious eaux-de-vie. Today, Rémy Martin remains committed to the traditional methods of fine distillation - on the lees in small copper stills called alambics, resulting in a more complex spirit with better depth and length of flavour.
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'.
This collection represents a period of time of the life of Charles-Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte and holds vintages between 1810 and 1870.
Napoléon III (Paris, April 20, 1808 - Chislehurst in London, January 9, 1873) was president of France from 1848 till 1852, and was Emperor of France, as Napoleon III, from 1852 till 1870. Louis Napoleon, as he was was a cousin Napoleon I.
This Martell collection holds vintages between 1905 and 1940.
Since 1715, the Martell Family has guarded jealously the integrity of the Cognacs that bear its name. Only rare and old eaux-de-vie make possible this blend of exceptional depth and mellowness of character. Rich in Champagnes, matured Borderies and Fins Bois, Martell's Cordon Bleu has long been acknowledged by connoisseurs as a classic among great Cognacs.
This Hennessy collection holds vintages between 1860 and 1950.
The Hennessy cognac distillery was founded by Irishman Richard Hennessy in 1765. During the 1970s, Kilian Hennessy, a fifth generation direct descendent of Hennessy, became the CEO of Hennessy, succeeding his first cousin Maurice-Richard. Kilian Hennessy spearheaded the company's 1971 merger with Moët et Chandon, which created Moët Hennessy.
This Madeira collection holds vintages between 1795 and 1944.
Madeira is a very long lasting, fortified wine from the island of Madeira. During the Age of Exploration Madeira's popularity grew as the port of Madeira was a regular stop for the ships that were headed to the New World or the East Indies.