Remy Martin launches the second edition of its exclusive LOUIS XIII Time Collection, a series of limited-edition decanters commemorating the year that LOUIS XIII cognac was unveiled at the famous Paris Exposition.
This cognac, Louis XIII Time Collection: Tribute to City of Lights – 1900 is made from a unique blend of up to 1,200 eaux-de-vie from grapes grown in the exceptional terroir of Cognac Grande Champagne. The specially selected eaux-de-vie are aged slowly in century old Limousin oak casks called tierçons before being expertly blended to create our signature blend of cognac.
Containing aged eaux-de-vie, each one carefully watched over by generations of Cellar Master, every drop of LOUIS XIII cognac represents decades of craftsmanship and know-how, resulting in a unique taste of time that will be similar in the next century
The decanter is based on the distinctive design, inspired by a 16th-century flask uncovered from the site of the Battle of Jarnac, and later owned by LOUIS XIII founder, Paul-Émile Rémy Martin. It features 13 dentelle spikes rather than the usual 10, seven fleur-de-lys in 18ct gold and a central medallion. A limited-edition stopper takes the form of an upturned decanter, and incorporates NFC technology that allows you to register your decanter with the LOUIS XIII Society, and receive a unique numbered medal minted by the Monnaie de Paris.
Each LOUIS XIII Time Collection – City of Lights – 1900 decanter is displayed in a special-edition metal coffret in champagne gold, featuring a medal engraving in each corner. The delicate engravings each capture a unique facet of Paris in 1900 and were inspired by original illustrations from the Monnaie de Paris archives. They depict, in turn, La Parisienne the iconic architecture of Parisian boulevards, the City of Lights (the Seine river and its bridges) and the golden age of arts and craftsmanship.
LOUIS XIII City of Lights – 1900 special edition is presented in a limited series of 2,000 numbered decanters.