Red’ is a reference to the reddish colour of aged oak. These barrels, crafted from fine-grained oak, have already been used to age eaux-de-vie and have reached the perfect stage of maturity before being selected for this cognac. Martell VSOP Aged in Red Barrels perfectly highlights Martell’s unique ageing style. A cognac with subtle aromas. The Martell VSOP Aged in Red Barrels is a perfect harmony of luscious fruit and refined wood overtones.