Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Ferrand Cognac 1840 Original Formula
Ferrand 1840 Original Formula is a revival of the Ferrand Classic 3 Star Cognac and is made up of eaux-de-vie produced from vines located at Angeac, Grande Champagne, the best planting region of the Cognac area. Distilled in the typical Alambic Charentais and aged in Limousin oak barrels, this Cognac is characteristic of its Premier Cru and reveals in harmony - floral fragrances, fruity flavors alongside delicate hints of spices.
Valuing innovation and a hands on approach, Ferrand takes pride in bringing new life to ancient Cognac techniques and traditions through the sheer passion its team dedicates to creating quality Cognac products. From the vineyard to the bottle, the house of Ferrand brings forth the unique characteristics of Cognac, with the sole purpose of creating incomparable tasting experiences to be enjoyed with excitement and love.
Presentation of the bottle
Inspired by a Pinet Castillon Cognac from 1840, this blend embodies the traditional style of this old Cognac, while maintaining the contemporary brand image, in keeping with other Cognacs in the Pierre Ferrand range. With a long neck and a heavy base, its presentation is sure to stand proud alongside other spirits in a collection.
How to enjoy
Cognac is traditionally enjoyed neat or on the rocks. The bold character of 1840 Original Formula also allows this Cognac to be served as the base of different, refreshing cocktail recipes. The house of Ferrand recommends using this blend to mix up a alluringly fresh Mint Julip.
- Recipe: 2.5 OZ Ferrand 1840 Original Formula
- 0.5 OZ Simple Syrup
- 15 Mint Leaves plus more to garnish
Method: Gently muddle the mint and syrup in the bottom of a julep cup. Add the Cognac and fill the glass with ice. Gently stir until the cup frosts over, then top up with a scoop of crushed ice and garnish with the leftover mint leaves.
2012 Ultimate Spirits Challenge - Excellent, Highly Recommended 94 points.
2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Silver Medal
2018 The Cognac Masters - Gold Medal
2019 IWSC - Bronze Medal
2019 The Cognac Masters - Silver Medal
2020 International Spirits Challenge - Silver Medal
2020 IWSC - Bronze Medal
2020 - World Spirits Competition - Silver Medal
About Ferrand Cognac
Drawing inspiration from the savoir-faire of 10 generations of winegrowers and cognac makers in the heart of the Grande Champagne, Premier Cru de Cognac, Ferrand is a place where passion and curiosity reign. Since 1989, owner and Master Blender Alexandre Gabriel has been an inveterate experimenter, from the grape varietals he features in the Ferrand Cognac range to the casks used in the brand's ageing process.
Team Ferrand's commitment to creat a new paradigm in the time-honored realm of cognac is regularly awarded with prizes from the spirits industry. The devotion of a global family of enthusiasts is our mantra.
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