Delamain Cognac has been elected to membership of the Comité Colbert, France’s “Voice of French Luxury.” Created in 1954, The Comité Colbert protects and champions French artisans and artists pursuing the creation of products that reflect “The Art of French Living,” and since its founding has become one of France’s most important cultural institutions.
Delamain is one of cognac’s oldest houses, having forged a unique reputation for uncompromising excellence across nine generations and almost two centuries.
“The Comité Colbert is proud to welcome Delamain Cognac, whose history, deep respect for traditions, including the value of inherited wisdom and the patience necessary to achieve excellence – in Delamain’s case beautiful cognacs – are so treasured by our members,” said Bénédicte Epinay, Comité Colbert’s CEO. “The House of Delamain is graced with an additional quality, the enriching union of two families, those of Delamain and Bollinger, who today guide the destiny of the House and perpetuate the spirit of founding ancestors.”
Charles Braastad, Delamain’s Managing Director and direct descendant of founder James Delamain, commented: “This is a very important day for the House of Delamain and a powerful recognition of our ‘excellence: only and always’ approach to crafting cognacs.
“The House of Delamain looks forward to working with the Comité Colbert and contributing to a community which shares ideals long our own: patience, integrity, authenticity, commitment, a gratitude for knowledge passed down across generations, and a respect for the beauty and gifts of the natural world.”
For more information, visit Delamain’s official website.
In September, the Cognac house unveiled Pale & Dry Centenaire to celebrate the expression’s 100th anniversary. The new expression from the Jarnac-based house is an evolution of the brand’s iconic Pale & Dry Cognac blend.