The Cognac Brands

 

Below you will find a brief description on some of the best know cognac brands and also list with links to a variety of other very interesting brands, which we encourage you to explore.


The Brands

Camus

Camus
Camus is the 5th largest house in Cognac and the biggest still owned by the founding family (now run by Cyril Camus who is 5th generation). The house was founded in 1863 by Jean-Baptiste Camus where it was started as consortium of small growers. Camus focused its early days on the Russian market...

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Delamain

Delamain
Delamain is a unique Cognac house with history dating back to 1610 however the house officially claims to be from 1824. The house exclusive uses eaux-de-vie from Grand Champagne and have long and strong ties with growers and distillers in Grand Champagne. The house newer uses new cask for aging of...

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Frapin

Frapin
Frapin is biggest single estate in the heartland of Grand Champagne, which covers 300 hectare of which approximately 200 hectare is used for growing the Ugni blanch grape. The house has two ranges of cognac Domain Frapin and Cháteau Fontpinot named of the family castle in the middle of the...

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Hennessy

Hennessy
Hennessy is the largest cognac house in the world and is part of the luxury brand company LVMH (Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton). The house was established in 1765 by Richard Hennessy. The house owns some vineyards in Cognac but these own production of Eau-de-vie only covers very small part of the...

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Hine

Hine
Hine was founded in 1791 by British immigrant Thomas Hine but know the house belongs to the CL World Brand group. Hine has knowledge in producing Grande Champagne Vintage cognacs and has large collection of vintages, from the beginning of the last century, kept in locked cellars, under the...

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Martell

Martell
Martell cognac house was founded in 1715 of the only 21 year old Jean Martell. Today it is part of the Pernod-Richard group but was for many years owned by the American group Seagram. Martell predominantly uses grapes from Borderies which is believed to make more than 60% of its production. The...

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Otard

Otard
Otard was founded in 1795 and is a historical house with the family history going back to Norwegian Vikings settling in Scotland and becoming noble family for hereafter to settle in France. The company is now part of the Martini-Barcadi group. Its head quarter is the impressive Cháteau de...

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Remy Martin

Remy Martin
Rémy Martin was established 1724 in Cognac but has since 1990 been part of the Rémy Cointreau Group. The house trademark is “Fine Champagne” meaning cognac with at least 51% of grapes from Grand Champagne and the rest from Petite Champagne. Rémy Martin is one of the few large houses the exclusive...

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