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  1. Croizet Cognac Legion d'honneur 1883

    Croizet Cognac Legion d'honneur 1883

    $14,000.00

    Size 750ML


    A bottle was sold at the famous Cognac Croizet auction in September 2011 for $11,100 In 1883 Phylloxera was rampant which eliminated all the vineyards in the Bordeaux region, thus greatly impoverishing wine and cognac production. However, in 1883, Leon Croizet's grandson - Benjamin Leon Croizet, replanted American vines, in place of the diseased French ones, and surrounded these by stone walls. This technique overcame the Phylloxera disease, for which Benjamin Leon Croizet was honored with the Légion d'honneur.Phylloxera disease, for which Benjamin Leon Croizet was honored with the Légion d'honneur. The Legion d'Honneur 1883 commemorates his honor The aromatic richness of this Cuvée is crowned by intense notes of orange confit and dried apricots mixed with vanilla. The soft spice notes reveal themselves with subtlety, adding to the depth of taste. On the palate rich notes of leather marry with saffron and exotic woods, creating a lasting impression of power and elegance. Carefully preserved by the Croizet family in the "Paradis" ageing cellar. This unique cellar room houses pre-phylloxera eaux-de-vie back to 1858. This bottle was shipped under the president of Croizet Americas supervision. We guarantee authenticity. If you have any questions please call the shop or email info@fidiwine.com we will guide you through this exquisite purchase. Learn More
  2. van winkle reserve 15 lot A for sale

    Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 Year Lot A Pappy Van Winkle Private Stock! Very Rare

    $16,500.00

    Van Winkle's Family Reserve 15 Year Lot A Pappy Van Winkle Private Stock. This bottle was produced as they were switching from the squat bottles to the tall bottles in 2005. Very few of these around, we have only seen two for sale and we bought both and have one left. Stitzel Weller juice guarantees this is delicious. A collectors item. If you are reading this , We have it in stock. Feel free to order online. Learn More
  3. Croizet Cognac Leonie 1858

    Croizet Cognac Leonie 1858

    $156,760.00

    Size 750ML


    On 24 September 2011 a single bottle of Cognac Croizet dating back to the single harvest of 1858 (Cuvee Leonie) was sold at auction in Shanghai, China for 1 million yuan (approx. $156,760). This cognac is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive cognac sold at auction. We can provide the certificate. 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." Carefully preserved by the Croizet family in their "Paradis" this unique room houses pre-phylloxera eaux-de-vie dating back to 1858. A century and a half has passed since the vines yielded the precious grapes that have made this exclusive cognac. Each bottle of Cuvée Léonie by Cognac Croizet represents a time which no longer exists. Every glass opens up the senses to a unique array of aromas and tastes that can never be recreated. Tasting notes: Tasting Notes by Francis Audemard an official independent tasting expert to the French courts of law Nose: Very good first impression, very lively, surprising for a cognac so old 1. Notes of dried roses and poppies 2. Fruity notes of coconut, passionflower, quince 3. Woody notes of sandalwood & cedar 4. Finally, in the empty glass, balsamic and nutmeg Palate: Cognac that remains full of vigor, a great deal of ‘fattiness’ (physical sensation of a thick liquid on the palette coming from concentration through evaporation over the years) and mellowness. Exceptional length; Magnificent elegance; Very distinct. This bottle was shipped under the president of Croizet Americas supervision. We guarantee authenticity. If you have any questions please call the shop or email info@fidiwine.com we will guide you through this exquisite purchase. Special shipping options can be arranged. Learn More

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