Remy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask is one of the most expensive cognac. Now, following its success, Louis XIII reveals the spectacular Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6, also discovered by the gifted Cellar Master, Pierrette Trichet. There will be 738 decanters worldwide, each hand engraved with an individual number and it will cost an impressive $23,000 per bottle (same as Rare Cask). Also, it will be available by the glass in a couple of highly exclusive locations, such as The Arts Club and 45 Park Lane (Dorchester Collection), and can be purchased at fine wine & spirit boutiques such as Harrods or Hedonism Wines from September 2013.
Every exquisite Louis XIII Rare Cask is made out of precious black Baccarat crystal – Rare Cask’s signature, created by 20 expert craftsmen, who have to execute the most challenging colour to which the art of crystal can aspire. A rose gold decor dresses the neck of the decanter, crowned by a black crystal stopper.
Like all Louis XIII editions, the Rare Cask has aged for up to a century in unusual ancient casks known as ‘tierçons’. However, it was when the cognac had reached its final phase of refinement that Pierrette discovered an astonishing exception to the precious spirit; she knew she was experiencing the spontaneous distinctive characters of a Rare Cask.
Tasting Notes Louis XIII is a blend of fully 1,200 eaux-de-vie, 100 years in the making. The reward is a cognac of truly extraordinary aromatic richness and complexity, with a multitude of long-aged nuances that no person can fully decipher at a single encounter.
Remy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 Cognac celebrates these delights and more, with salient aromas that are unique to this one precious cask – notes of plums and dates, mingling with flavours of gingerbread, prune stone and ginger, punctuated by a final touch of tobacco leaf.