Six generations of Delamains remained in Great Britain until James Delamain returned to Jarnac in 1759 at age 21. He began working for a Cognac n├ęgociant named Issac Ranson, selling to the Irish market on commission. James eventually married Ranson's only daughter in 1762, which was enough to become a partner and successor to his business, now called Ranson & Delamain. After James' death in 1800, the laws of inheritance created a controversy among his seven children as well as his sons-in-law which proved insurmountable, and the firm was liquidated by 1817.

Delamain 'Vesper' 750ml Grand Champagne Cognac
''Brilliant golden amber color. Caramel, dried fruit, brown spice and mineral aromas. A very soft supple entry leads to a dry-yet-fruity medium-bodied palate with buttery caramel, spice, cedar, and mineral flavors. Finishes with a long fade of toffee and spice. Very delicately flavored and
Item Number: 10763
Case: $1,037.94
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Delamain 'Pale & Dry' XO 750ml 1er Cru du Cognac
Wine Enthusuast 92 "Old flowers, parchment, and black raisins. Palate entry is gloriously rich, fruity."  "Brilliant pale gold in color, this superb Cognac is distinguished by its remarkable delicacy and refinement. The grape and vanillin aromas are confirmed on the palate, where intense yet
Item Number: 8103
Case: $623.94
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