Martell Cordon Bleu XO Cognac

Martell Cognac

Martell Cordon Bleu Cognac truly is a piece of history.  Created back in 1912 by Edouard Martell, the recipe is now well over a century old - and it's one that's truly stood the test of time.  An XO quality, Cordon Bleu is now something of legend in the world of Cognac.

It has a distinctive taste that's characterised by a predominance of eaux-de-vie from the Borderies terror.  And of course, the bottle is instantly recognizable.  A Cognac of this standard is perfectly presented in such a simplistic bottle - after all, when a drink is of this quality, it's only right that the flavor is allowed to speak for itself.

Cellar Master of Martell, Christophe Valtaud, says of Cordon Bleu: "Here we have a unique Cognac in the XO category.  Martell Cordon Bleau is endowed with beautiful complexity and rich aromas, making it a legendary Cognac.  Its high proportion of Borderies marks this blend, expanding on its caramelized character with the smoothness of sweet spices, gingerbread, and roasted cocoa beans".

Cognac age:
XO
Growth area:
Borderies
Bottle size:
700ml
ABV:
40%

$176 - In Stock

excl. shipping
Tasting Notes

The Cordon Bleus taste is dominated by the eaux-de-vie from the Borderies region. On the nose: Floral and elegant. On the palate: A round and smooth cognac, rather masculine, with some hints of fruit and wood. The finish is long and satisfying.

Martell is the oldest of the big cognac houses. Similar to Rémy Martin, but a few years older still, Martell will soon celebrate its 300 year anniversary. The history of Martell & Co dates back to 1715, when Jean Martell founded the company with the wish to produce only the highest quality in cognac. With the legendary bottles Martell Cordon Bleu, Martell Extra L’Or de Jean Martell and the recent Création Grand Extra from 2007, the company strongly implanted itself in the luxury goods market. It belongs to Pernod Ricard and has sales of around 15 million liters every year. The most precious eaux-de-vie, some of which date back to 1830, are stored in a secret location in the cellars of Jean Martell - approximately 1,6 million 9 liter cases!

7 reviews for Martell Cordon Bleu XO

Highly recommended for first time Cognac Drinkers

Lesley 2015-09-14

I was never a Cognac drinker because I find them "too spicy & dry" for my throat and smell too strong.

I took up a brave challenge last night and had a sip of Martell Cordon Bleu. I was pleasantly amazed by its smooth texture(my throat didn't experience the "burning sensation") and it is very aromatic (not pungent at all). High recommended for new drinkers to Cognac :)

    Maria Fe Juan 2012-09-13

    This is the best liquor that I ever tasted.

      yeozer 2012-05-21

      I remember when I was a young kid, one of my uncle is always talking about Cordon Bleu. Now I enjoy this excellent Borderies cognac more on the nose than the palate. It is an awesome cognac at a reasonable price and it is highly recommended! It is not easy to obtain in Western Canada; a lot of stores are out of stock and I was told it won't be coming in until about Christmas this year (2012).

        Ken Lim 2012-03-27

        Hi,All of my life drink Cognac Bleu is the best for enjoying.Cordon Bleu is the best choice and best time for guys that no taste before must give a try. Best Regards

          Ahmad 2012-01-29

          i think cordon bleu a is great cognac ,taste is very soft and fantastic… classic from martell and best of the best from martell is cordon bleu

            Jack 2012-01-02

            When will the Special Edition 100th Anniversary Centenary come out and can you buy it in Europe?? I hope so.. or will it be a duty free only? that would make it a tough one to purchase for me..

              Pete 2011-12-11

              Just one of my favourite cognacs! will always be. the bottle is awesome, the typical martell signature taste so evident, with its strong Borderies notes. Lovely but rough. In a good way.

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