Cognac is a type of brandy that was named after the eponymous town in France. It belongs to the prestigious drinks hedonists particularly like to enjoly in the winter … And do you know that London’s premium shop that selling vintage varieties of this drink recently sold a bottle at the price of a whopping £220,000 pounds? Cognac in question is is a Massougnes make dating back to 1801 and was originally procured by Hermitage Cognacs Ltd in close association with Brandyclassics.
It is about 2.8 liters bottle originating from Marie Antoinette des Allées, Countess of Bourdelièrea, which is a descendant of the French King Louis VII and Eleanor of Aquitaine and their children, King Richard of England and King John. Countess continues to live in the mansion on the estate Massougnes in the French region of Charente. The property is sadly falling apart, but in its time it was the most famous and largest property on which produced cognac with about 360 hectares of vines.
What makes this cognac a priced possession is the rarity of its possible procurement. The company Hermitage Cognacs says that the shortage of good cognac last decade. Last also very valuable Massougnes cognac from 1805, was sold at a price of about $ 230,000. Details of the buyer remains a mystery to many, but one thing is certain, all lovers and collectors of this drink are jealous of him.