Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Escape the ordinary with Pierre Ferrand Legendaire Cognac, a limited edition gem of the Premier Cru of Cognac; Grande Champagne. From the sun-blessed vineyards to the timeless cellars, the house of Pierre Ferrand have selected exceptional casks holding timeless Cognacs. This includes the creation of an unprecedented composition of wonder and sophistication - Légendaire Cognac is an extraordinarily rare Cognac and indeed a work of art. Before it is bottled, the precious Légendaire assemblage reposes in a zebra cask which works wonders in preserving the natural elegance of the eaux-de-vie. Pierre Ferrand Légendaire Cognac is a tribute to the prestigious craftsmanship, passed down through the family generations, meanwhile serving as an ode to time itself, and the time it takes to curate good quality Cognacs. This special Cognac is an invitation to venture into the past with the generations of Ferrand who have paid homage to the terroir of Grande Champagne with their unparalleled Cognacs.
The house of Pierre Ferrand is located in the heart of the golden triangle of Grande Champagne Premier Cru de Cognac, in Segonzac. Therefore, preserving and expanding upon the savoir-faire inherited from ten successive generations is now well and truly embedded within the brands values. Meanwhile, the brand is driven to continue traditions meanwhile keeping the family’s prestigious reputation alive.
Presentation of the Crystal Decanter
An awe-inspiring vessel. Légendaire is presented in a distinctive crystal decanter created by French crystal maker Waltersperger, nestled in a carved wood box evoking the front door of Mademoiselle Manor. Pierre Ferrand Légendaire is a once in a lifetime experience for each and every one of those fortunate enough to own a bottle. The decanter and accompanying box presentation take you on a private journey through the fascinating 19th century Ferrand family manor which they view as a world of wonder frozen in time. Even the keys to this exceptional case open the door to a true aesthetic, and then lead the way through a fascinating labyrinth of fabulously complex flavors.
How to enjoy Légendaire
As this is such a special and one of a kind blend of eaux-de-vie, Légendaire should be enjoyed in the right atmosphere - neat and at room temperature. Gently pour the Cognac into a snifter glass and let the aromas open up before tasting.To alter the experience slightly, try drinking it over ice and enjoy how this unique patchwork of flavors and aromas evolve and develop.
About Pierre Ferrand Cognac
The estate of Cognac Pierre Ferrand is located directly in the ‘golden triangle’ of the Grande Champagne region of Cognac and is owned and run by Alexandre Gabriel. Specializing in old and very old cognacs, Pierre Ferrand is only bottled and shipped to order. They have also developed some unique production techniques of their own that are used in the aging and distillation process and have introduced innovative ways of collaborating with smaller scale producers. Both the vineyards and company headquarters are located in the 18th century Château de Bonbonnet at Ars, just 10 kms from the town center of Cognac itself.
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