In 2012, Martell Cordon Bleu, which was launched by Edouard Martell in 1912 at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco, celebrated its 100th birthday in the same place.
After his death in 1753, his widow and then his two sons and grandson continued this tradition and developed the export business to make Martell the number one in England in 1814.
Martell used grapes from the vineyards in the Borderie subregion, and used Tronçais oak for its casks, this made a combination that resulted in an exceptionally smooth cognac.
And this masculine, elegant Cognac is dignified and sophisticated, and considered fruity on the palate.
Martell was served aboard the Queen Mary in 1936 and even on in 1977.
House and distillery of Martell In 1715, , a young merchant originally from , created his own trading business at Gatebourse in Cognac, on the banks of the , and thus founded one of the first cognac houses.