With its distinctive, arch-shaped bottle, Martell XO is a powerful symbol of inspiration - a testimony to Jean Martell’s visionary spirit. Combining the elegance of the Borderies with the power of the Grande Champagne terroirs, Martell is an outstanding XO bearing the hallmark of the Martell style.
A spicy, rich crescendo starting with the mellow elegance of the Borderies, followed by the intensity and finesse typical of Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie.
he grape-growing region of Cognac is divided into six vineyard areas, or crus, in the Charente region near the Atlantic Ocean. This white, sun-blessed land has a mild ocean climate that encourages optimum grape growth. It is the richness and complexity of the crus that give the cognac its characteristic aromas: smoothness, elegance, flowery notes, candied fruit and soft spices.
When Jean Martell founded the house, he already had his eye on the Borderies, the smallest and most sought-after of the crus of Cognac. The Ugni Blanc grapes that grow in the silica-clay soils of the Borderies give the eaux-de-vie distinctive floral aromas and an exceptional smoothness. It is this unique terroir that give the finest Martell cognacs their hallmark elegance and subtlety.