Jacky Martial

Jacky Martial

Elin McCoy/Bloomberg

Jacky Martial, maitre de chai of Cognac Tesseron, holds a sample of an 1860 "reference" Cognac in the company's `paradis' of old stocks in Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, France. One of three cellars holding the priceless collection, it's in the crypt of a 12th-century abbey.