Growth area & soil: Bons Bois, Fins Bois, Petite Champagne
Sophie & Max Sélection Nº 1 is the very first Limited Edition Cognac produced by Cognac Expert. Sophie & Max partnered with their neighbor, Cognac producer Jacques Petit, to create an exclusive 150 bottle edition of this beautiful bottle. Sélection Nº 1 is a remarkable extra old X.O. Cognac that has been aged in oak barrels for up to 25 years.
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André Petit & Fils, the name of Jacques' Cognac house, is family-run to this day. Read all about our Limited Edition in our blog article.
Sélection Nº 1 is blended with eaux-de-vies from multiple growth areas–the premium Petite Champagne, the Fins Bois, and the Bons Bois–to create a particularly balanced and smooth taste with aromas of vanilla, oak, and dried fruit.
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This is a wonderful Cognac to enjoy as a digestif after a festive holiday meal, or to accompany a decadent dessert. It is a tasteful gift that reflects elegance and understated chic.
I finally tasted this cognac and was thoroughly impressed. On the nose, it’s great, candied fruits and slight aroma of vanilla. It has a well balanced taste and a super smooth finish. I love the bottle, struggled with the wax a bit, but I appreciate the craftsmanship behind it and that each one...
Received my greatly anticipated bottle of Sophie & Max Selection No1, bottle numbered 120/150. I started with 2 ounces in a Schott Zwiezel Tritan Cognac glass. Pour presents a golden honey color. Initial nose of vanilla and leather with a bit of heat that eases. Taste is well balanced with a nice...
Dear Cognac Expert Team, I’m sorry it’s taken me a while to get this review out to you, but I wanted to thoroughly sample Selection No. 1 before providing a review. After all, the Team put a lot of time, dedication, heart and soul into this project, and deserve more than a three sentence opinion....
Sélection No1 one of my favorites
We've known Jacques for years, and we've been loving his Cognacs since day 1. Jacques's X.O. Extra is one of my absolute favorites. It's extremely smooth to drink, and still offers a versatile range of aromas. I particularly enjoy the oakiness of the blend. It's perfect for a cozy winter day. Obviously...
Obviously this is our own Cognac edition; so that's my clear disclaimer. I certainly like that our blend is from our neighbor, one of our longest friends in the cognac region and really authentic. We did several blind tastings to get where we wanted. Enjoy our first limited edition!