The Martell family has been producing great cognacs that generations have enjoyed since 1715 with the Swift as its icon.
Cognac is a kind of brandy that emanates from the town of Cognac in France. It is often drunk neat using a snifter glass which, when held the right way, provides warmth to the drink. It is also a base for many delicious cocktails. Lovers of cognac enjoy the Martell XO because it has a pleasant body and structure in the mouth.
It has a visually appealing and distinguishing, arch-shaped bottle which testifies to the visionary spirit of Jean Martell and the inspiration the Martell XO cognac represents.
Martell XO Tasting notes
It has a golden amber with dark copper and mahogany highlights colour.
Aroma: The scent of this premium cognac is replete with red berries and ground spice like coriander and black pepper. It is clean and sports aromas of orchard fruit, gingerbread, stewed, and apples brioche.
Palate: It is rounded with flavours of rich fruit including walnuts, almonds, fig chutney and compote, sandalwood, and beeswax. This cognac has a rich and spicy start with the intensity characteristic of Grande Champagne Eaux-de-vie.
Finish: It has a long and silky finish.