A rare bottle of REMY MARTIN LOUIS XIII Rare Cask Cognac broke a record at Spink’s inaugural fine wine auction, recently held in Hong Kong. This rare bottle, one of only 786 decanters worldwide, which contains a blend of over 1,200 different eaux-de-vie from Grand Champagne aged between 40 and 100 years, went under the hammer for a whopping $23,580!
The cask was found in 2004 by Rémy Martin’s cellar master Pierrette Trichet and launched in 2009. If believe Trichet, this rare Cognac has a certain palate of honey, nuts and mushrooms. A Bottle Of REMY MARTIN LOUIS XIII Rare Cask Cognac, made from rare black crystal comes in an extraordinarily handcrafted carafe created by known French glass-maker Baccarat.
That evening in Hong Kong, March 8th, a total of 380 lots were on offer for sale, included two bottles of Louis XIII from the 1970s, a bottle of Hennessy Paradis from the 1970s, and a Tattinger collection that encompasses nine vintages from 1978 to 1992.