One of the Cognac which is available at most liquor retailers worldwide. Widely available.

Martell VS cognac is aged in Limousin oak barrels for about 5 to 7 years. Of course, as you know, the  law requires a minimum of 2-1/2 years in oak barrels.

Martell VS is blended from eaux-de-vie of the four major zones of the Cognac region:

  • Grande Champagne
  • Petite Champagne
  • Borderies
  • Fins Bois
Martell VS bottle

Martell VS is quite a good balance with a woody notes, a bit sharp – but that’s normal for a VS. It’s not a very old Cognac.

Here is an overview:
The color: bright
On the nose: fruity and woody
The taste:  fruit, toasted wood, some slight vanilla and perhaps a bit nutty
The finish: a light sharp burner, finishes rather smooth

Price and Availability
You can purchase the bottle for $24 – or a 200 ml bottle at almost every local liquor store. Price: $7.99 (per 200 ml bottle). At Beverages and More (bevmo.com), it’s $24 per 750 bottle. Imported to the US by Martell & Co., New York, New York.

The Martell VS is quite a good product, still a mass-product. It’s a good 3 star Cognac.

Martell is of course one of the big Cognac houses,  produces since 1715. Martell was active in Charente long before the other 3 big houses such Courvoisier (late 18th century), Hennessy (1765) and Remy Martin (1724).

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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973.Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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    Hi, I have a very old Martell cognac fine old and I want to sell it. turkey and I tel no: 0532 132 06 27 Thank you.

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