Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Vintage / Millésime cognac Pierre Ferrand 1914 is part of the Collection Privée of the cognac house. It's winter 1914, her husbands were fighting at the front, the women of a small village in Grande Champagne gathered to distill the wine of the 1914 harvest. Aged in Limousin oak casks, then later transferred to Dame-jeannes (the big, round, beautiful glass bottles), so this cognac could keep it's vital character. The vintage cognac received a 100/100 rating in the Gilbert & Gaillard guide in December 2009.
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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