"Prepared using eaux-de-vie aged for two years on average, Martell VS is seen as a bright young cognac. Its fresh, fruity side makes it an ideal base when preparing cocktails." ~ Benoît Fil, Cellar Master. Martell VS (‘Very Special’) cognac was created over 150 years ago under the ‘Three Star’ name (***) and is enjoyed all over the world. Its harmonious, finely balanced blend makes it the ideal cognac for long drinks and cocktails. TASTING NOTES: A fresh, harmonious cognac of vigorous character. Aspect: Light gold Nose: Rich fruit and spice notes framed by freshness: citrus, fresh pear and saffron. Labdanum or rockrose leaves and incense. Woody notes from the fine-grained oak cask Mouthfeel: Wood and spice notes with a pleasant freshness and a velvety texture. A cognac to enjoy neat, as a long drink (mixed with ginger ale or tonic water, for example), or in a cocktail.