THINK A CENTURY AHEAD.
Each decanter is the life achievement of generations of cellar masters.
First created in 1874, LOUIS XIII Cognac is an exquisite blend of up to 1,200 grapes eaux-de-vie sourced 100% from Grande Champagne, the finest cru of the Cognac region and matured slowly inside oak casks known as "Tierçons". Each individually numbered crystal decanter is a replica of the original 16th century metal flask, discovered on the site of the battle of Jarnac. The embodiment of an ancestral savoir-faire, LOUIS XIII is a rare artifact that is the life achievement of generations of Cellar Masters.
A dense celebration of floral notes and candied fruits with hints of spices emerge first.
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.
Four generations of cellar master have succeeded each other to produce these intense aromas that persist more than an hour on the palate.
For over a century, LOUIS XIII 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.
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