Visitor centre
Visitor centre

Visitor centre

Camus offer visitors the unique opportunity to blend their own XO Cognac specifically to their own tastes and to take a bottle of their bespoke Cognac home to enjoy. Called the “Master Blender’s Workshop” this is available for groups of up to 35-40 and lasts two hours.

An experienced cellar master is on hand to guide novice blenders through the characterises of the four XO single-cru cognacs on which to base their blends. These come from Cognac’s most important regions: Borderies, Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne and Fins Bois, each being typical of the style associated with each cru.

Visitors can nose and taste each of the four single-cru Cognacs and then trial different combinations in their glass to decide on the proportions of each to use in their blend. Then, with measuring cylinder in hand, they are invited to draw the Cognacs straight from the cask and to mix their own blend which they bottle and label. Finally, visitors enter the details of their blend in the cellar master’s book so that the blend can be reproduced and reproduced.

Booking

Blend your own Cognac workshops are held at 21 rue Cagouillet, 16100, Cognac and to book telephone +33 5 45 32 72 96 or email s.perret@camus.fr.

Tours

If blending your own Cognac doesn’t appeal [why not?] and you are holidaying in Cognac then you should still drop into Camus’ Visitor Centre at the address above, which is open May to September, Mondays 2pm to 6pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm.

Tour times
11am / 2:30pm / 3:30pm / 4:30pm

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Camus Very Special

One of a new range of Camus cognacs produced using their ˝Instensity˝ distillation process to produce intensely aromatic cognacs. Launched in April 2019,

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Camus VSOP

Launched in April 2019, Camus VSOP is one of a range of Camus cognacs produced using their ˝Instensity˝ distillation process to produce intensely aromatic

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Camus XO

Camus XO is one of a new range of Camus cognacs produced using their ˝Instensity˝ distillation process to produce intensely aromatic cognacs launched

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Camus VSOP Borderies

A limited edition single-cru and single estate cognac made exclusively with grapes from Camus owned vineyards in Borderies.

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Camus XO Borderies

A limited edition single-cru and single-estate XO cognac produced using grapes from the most prized vines in Borderies vineyards owned by Camus.

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Camus Extra

Originally released to celebrate the Millennium, Camus Extra is blended from cognacs between 30 and 50 years old and is presented in an elegant crystal

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Camus Extra Dark & Intense

Released in 2015, Camus Extra Dark and Intense is a blend of Cognacs, particularly from Fine Champagne and Borderies crus, aged between 30 and 50 years.

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Camus Île de Ré Fine Island

A cognac made from grapes grown on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France in the Bois à Terroirs cru, the most westerly region of the Cognac

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Camus Ile de Ré Double Matured

The eaux-de-vie are first matured in a damp cellar on Ile de Ré then transported to Cognac where they are re-casked in very old barrels which have been