Martell Cognac is available in virtually every Irish supermarket.
Not too surprising – Pernod Ricard own the brand.
I picked up this miniature to give it a whirl.
The nose was quite expressive, rich, warm & inviting with a touch of nuttiness.
The nuttiness followed through on the palate which was pleasingly smooth yet offered some depth & fruity complexity.
A welcome soft tannic spice livened up the finish.
Before the phylloxera bug nearly destroyed the vineyards of the late 1800’s Cognac was the spirit of choice.
I can see why after enjoying the flavoursome delights of this Martell VS.
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