Indisputably, the Grande Champagne district, the
first growth heart of the Cognac region is the source of the finest cognacs.
| Demand for grapes from the district so greatly exceeds
supply that blending with grapes from lesser region has become the normal
Today, Cognac Ferrand is one of the very few cognac houses, which specializes in old cognacs from Grande champagne.
| The grapes are vinified into a light, fruity and acidic
wine at Ferrand. This wine, which remains
unfiltered after fermentation in order to impart as much fruitiness as
possible, is distilled on the lees (an old, uncommon method in Cognac