H.Mounier - 1858



Like the man who inspired it, Marquis de La Fayette VS is surprising bold. It is brimming over with character and freshness, offering notes of flowers and ripe fruits. The ideal starting point to discover the harmonious world of the collection.

Cellar master's tasting notes

  • Nose : vanilla, fresh pear, floral notes (acacia), nutmeg
  • Palate : lively in the attack, fresh mid-palate, fruity, structured and full
  • Finale : great aromatic precision


Our cellar-master has dreamed up a cognac capable of whisking the taster off to faraway lands. Precious wood, liquorice and cigar box notes for an original, exotic bouquet. A suave, refined VSOP.

Cellar master's tasting notes

  • Nose : sweet almond, dried fruits, spices, liquorice, cedar-wood, cigar box
  • Palate : supple attack, suave, ample and harmonious palate
  • Finale : smooth and refined


An XO that is powerful yet tender, sensual and generous. The attack is triumphant, with the mild and spicy aromas vying for supremacy. The extraordinarily long-tasting finish reveals all the complexity of the blend.

Cellar master's tasting notes

  • Nose : hazelnut, prune, cinnamon, coffee, grilled almonds, white truffle, caramelised orange
  • Palate : starts off powerfully and develops complexity and incomparable aromatic richness
  • Finale : very long and intense, magnificent rancio notes

XO Prestige

The perfect embodiment of the La Fayette philosophy, Midway between smooth and powerful. Built on a thoroughly elegant structure, this great cognac reveals fruity, floral aromatic subtlety. A genuine feat of balance.

Cellar master's tasting notes

  • Nose : hazelnut, prune, cinnamon, coffee, caramelised orange, marron glacé, grilled almonds, gingerbread, white truffle, ginger
  • Palate : powerful is extended with the same intensity throughout the tasting, wonderfully elegant flavours
  • Finale : stunningly ample and long-lasting


Marquis de La Fayette EXTRA transports you into a glorious universe. Amber colour, intense and velvety on the palate, bewitching flavours of grilled hazelnuts, cocoa and spices: all the benefits of a very long ageing process come together.

Cellar master's tasting notes

  • Nose : walnut, caramelised fruits, prune, coffee, caramelised citrus, cigar box, toast, sandalwood, vanilla, exotic flowers
  • Palate : astonishingly unctous, silky and velvety
  • Finale : exceptional length backed up by the aromatic grace of Charentes rancio