Most Expensive Cognac – Henri IV, Cognac Grande Champagne for $2 million


Beer is fine, and whiskey’s quicker, but Cognac is ultimate luxury! Especially when it is believed to be the world’s most expensive. Dubbed as the DNA of Cognac, Henri IV Dudognon Heritage is presented in an exquisite bottle. Produced since 1776 it is aged in barrels for more than 100 years. Exorbitantly priced at 1 Million Pounds Sterling, the liquor is bottled in a bottle dipped in 24 K Yellow Gold & Sterling Platinum and decorated with 6,500 certified brilliant cut diamonds. With an approximate weight of 8 Kilograms, it is filled with 100 cl. of Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne that contains an alcohol content of 41%. This jewelled packing was master crafted by the well known jeweller Jose Davalos. Full Press Release after the jump………


Press Release –
The national Mexican drink of Tequila has been elevated to international distinction by Tequila Ley .925 who earned the Guinness World Record for the Most Expensive Liquor Bottle in the World.
As Tequila Ley .925 evolves as an international company, it has associated with the prestigious Maison Dudognon COGNAC Grande Champagne and as of today, the 27th. of February 2008, will be known as Ley .925 & Co.. In an exquisite bottle, they present the finest and most expensive Cognac in the world – Henri IV Dudognon Heritage – an exclusive elixir, produced since 1776, aged in barrels for more than 100 years.
The one and only Cognac bottle in the world valued at 1 Million Pounds Sterling
has been called the “The DNA of Cognac, the essence of the water of life…”.
This bottle is known to be the most luxurious and most expensive in the world.
The Henri IV Dudognon Heritage has been aged in barrels for more than 100 years.
The ancestors of Claudine Dudognon–Buraud, heiress to Maison Dudognon, located in the centre of the smallest area of the prized Cognac Grande Champagne region, are direct descendants of the beloved French King Henri IV (1553-1610) and were responsible for creating this elixir since 1776, which will be bottled in a specially designed spectacular bottle.
This limited edition series of Henri IV Dudognon Heritage, Cognac Grande Champagne, aged for more than 100 years will be:
A. – One handcrafted Crystal Liquor Bottle by the name of “The DNA of Cognac, the essence of the water of life, Henri IV…”, dipped in 24 K Yellow Gold & Sterling Platinum and decorated with 6,500 certified brilliant cut diamonds. With an approximate weight of 8 Kilograms, it is filled with 100 cl. of Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne, aged in barrels for more than 100 years to produce an alcohol content of 41%.
The piece was master crafted by the well known jeweller Jose Davalos to the design of the President of Ley.925& Co., Fernando Altamirano.
This piece is valued at 1,000,000 Pounds Sterling.