Maison Camus was originated in concept in 1863 by Jean-Baptiste Camus when he created the La Grande Marque, which was a group of brandy producers. In 1866, this evolved to the founding of Maison Camus itself, achieving complete control and ownership. It has had today had 5 successive generations of Camus family ownership.
Camus Elegance cognacs are based upon the Borderies eau-de-vie spirit before aging--"the smallest cru at the appellation and one that is close to the heart to Maison Camus." The Extra Elegance is their high-end, premium expression blending eau-de-vie from both Borderies, Grande Champagne, and Petite Champagne regions. They regard it as rich and sophisticated designed for the most demanding of cognac connoisseurs.