The largest decanter in the world when finest created in 1997, a magnum of LOUIS XIII contains an exquisite blend of up to 1,200 distinct eaux-de-vie, sourced 100% from Grande Champagne, the finest cru of the Cognac region.
First made in 1874, Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac is a perfect mix of up to 1,200 grapes eaux-de-vie sourced 100% from Grande Champagne, the best cru of the Cognac district and developed gradually inside oak barrels known as "Tierçons". Each independently numbered precious stone decanter is a reproduction of the first sixteenth century metal flask, found on the site of the battle of Jarnac. The exemplification of a hereditary savoir-faire, Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac is an rare artifact that is the life accomplishment of ages of Cellar Masters.
First sip: A dense celebration of floral notes and candied fruits with hints of spices emerge first.
Second sip: Notes of jasmine twirled with nuances of passion fruit, themselves flirting with ginger and nutmeg. Touches of roses and iris are dancing with elements of fig, prunes, in turn being sustained harmoniously by layers of sandalwood and honey.
Finish: Four generations of cellar masters have succeeded each other to produce these intense aromas that persist more than an hour on the palate."
For over a century, Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac has been synonymous with refinement and craftsmanship. Created in 1874, it was exhibited at the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1900 and soon established itself as a symbol of French taste and sophistication. In the years that followed, it captivated the royal courts of Europe and became a permanent feature at the most prestigious hotels. Distilled from grapes grown in the chalky soil of Grande Champagne, the finest cru of the Cognac region. It matures slowly inside age-old oak casks, watched over by four generations of Cellar Masters. Over the decades, a mysterious communion between the air, the wood and the eaux-de-vie culminates in a magical firework of flavors and aromas.