French family-owned cognac house Camus has just entered into a new partnership with Whyte & Mackay, which will see the Scotch whisky distillers manage the distribution of Camus Cognacs and Ungava Gin in the UK.
The new distribution agreement brings the luxury Cognac and Gin brands into the Whyte & Mackay portfolio to sit alongside its other products, such as The Dalmore and Jura single malt whiskies.
Nick Garland, Chief Commercial Officer for Whyte & Mackay, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Camus Cognacs and Ungava Gin into our stable to complement our super premium brands portfolio.
“I see a strong synergy between Whyte & Mackay and Camus Cognacs. There is a real history and heritage behind the Camus brand and their highly skilled team of craftsmen are passionate about creating outstanding products – which are all attributes we strongly value as a company. As for Ungava, this brand has a unique proposition and we are excited to welcome the only Canadian Gin in the UK marketplace into our product mix.”
Cyril Camus, President of Camus Wines & Spirits said: “We are delighted to partner with Whyte & Mackay – they are passionate about all they do, they have set up strong routes to market and have a long track record of building brands.”
Whyte & Mackay will distribute the following products in the UK domestic market:
- Camus Cognacs:
- Elegance range – VSOP, XO, Extra, Extra Dark & Intense
- Ile de Ré range – Fine Island, Double Matured, Cliffside Cellar
- Borderies range – VSOP, XO and 2004 Vintage
- Rarissimes vintages
- The Masterpiece Collection – Cuvée 5.150
- Ungava Super-Premium Gin