Montreill-sur-Mer

Montreill-sur-Mer in Northern France is clearly a place worthy of a big advertising push for brandy. The owners of the small property in the centre of the photograph below, obviously did a deal with an agency - or even Martell themselves - not only to cover the side wall with lettering, but to smother the brickwork in a beautiful blue ground:
'COGNAC MARTELL'
There's a crest below the chimney, too.


The rather bleached out quality of the image above (to enhance readability) doesn't really do justice to the colourwash applied to the brickwork, better shown below, from a different angle.

(Photographs courtesy Alison Wheeler)

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