Wish to taste the Guinness Book of Records recognized – most expensive cognac sold at auction? Here’s your opportunity. Log on to the FinancialDistrict Wine&Liquor website and order your bottle of Cuvee Leonie by Cognac Croizet (750ml) for $157,000. The cognac hails from a single harvest batch that dates back to 1858 (Cuvee Leonie). Two years back a bottle from this unique batch sold at an auction in Shanghai, China for approx. $156,760. Moreover, buyers, you must know that this exclusive bottle has history to it. Sources reveal that according to author Joseph Scott “Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower plotted the allies victory in World War 2 over an 1858 Croizet that had been secreted out of France by the French Underground.”
The Cuvee Leonie by Cognac Croizet is one amongst a handful bottles that the Croizet family have carefully preserved in their “Paradis” – a unique room housing pre-phylloxera eaux-de-vie dating back to 1858. Adding to its exclusivity is its taste and aroma one that can never be recreated.
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[Via – Fidiwine]