Jean Martell founded the Martell house in 1715 on the boards of the Cherente river. It is the oldest of the “big four” and one that is distinct for using grapes from the Borderies crus of the Cognac region. This gives their cognac a characteristic smooth, and nutty taste, which is Martell’s signature. It is usually matured in Tronçais oak, resulting in a less wooden aroma and leaving the cognac more pure and neutral.Martell VSOP average age is 10 to 12 years and is a mix of blended, mature eaux-de-vie from the four finest growths of the region.Colour Martell V.S.O.P. has a gorgeous golden amber colour.Nose lightly swirl your Martell V.S.O.P. around inÂ your cognac glass. Take in the aroma. You’ll notice it has a nose best described as light grape, some wood and a warm touch of vanilla. Mmm….Taste Now take a sip. Let it bathe your tongue and mouth and breath it in. You’ll experienceÂ a taste that is wonderfully smooth and delightfully mellow. There is also some complexity and a hint of dry fruit.Finish This is the long lingering after taste that you are left with after you drink it. And it is full with a hint of sweetness and a good length.
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