History

More than four century of history

The origins of the de Montleau family are from more than four hundreds years ago.

They are a branch of the La Rochefoucauld family, a family from whom the royal family of England is also a descendant.

Cognac de Montleau was one of Tsars Alexander III and Nicolas II of Russia favourite Cognac*. The family legend even used to say that Alexander III visited the castle in person to choose the best Cognac.

*As described in “The last Romanov” by Dora Levy Mossanen and on the official website of Alexander Palace.

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