Judge this cognac by its bottle

cognacbottles Cognac bottles come in all shapes and sizes. In fact the relatively new Cognac Museum has a whole room dedicated to their historical evolution. Some look like wine bottles while others look more like perfume bottles.

In this assortment of bottles, which one do you think is the most expensive? And the least expensive? And how about your faves? Have your say in the comments!

In a future post, I’ll tell you what’s what–and how much.

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8 Responses to “Judge this cognac by its bottle”


  1. #1 is horrendous.

    #3 is pretty cool.

    They all look pricey.


  2. The only one I would consider buying is #2. All the others scream “style” (or rather questionable taste) over substance.


  3. #4 can’t, or at least doesn’t seem to be a new design. That would place it in the “old cognac” catagory, which, unlike beer, would make it very expensive.


  4. I love the expensive looking bottles such as 4,6 and 7……cognac to me is an expensive drink and to do it justice it should be bottle in an expensive looking bottle, something that can be put on show…..why not


  5. 1) Meukow Cognac ( looks like XO )

    http://www.meukowcognac.com

    Price : 134.71

    2) Delamain Cognac ( Réserve de la Famille )

    http://www.delamain-cognac.com

    Price : 303 € / $400.00

    3) Richard Hennessy Ellipse

    http://www.hennessy-cognac.com

    Price : 3940 € / $4,000.00

    4) Louis XII of Remy Martin

    http://www.remy.com

    Price : 1365 € / $1,500.00

    5) Hardy Cognac Perfection Series Air

    http://www.ahardyusa.com/cognac/Hardy_Perfection_Series.html

    Price : 5990 € / 6500$ – 9000$

    6) Rabelais of La maison Frapin

    http://www.frapin.com

    Price : $4,500.00

    7) L’Esprit de Courvoisier of Courvoisier

    http://www.courvoisier.com

    Price : $6,050.00


  6. Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am interested in L’Esprit de Courvoisier’s auction record.
    would you like to inform me how highest price this cognac has auctioned?when?where?
    Please kindly suggest me,if you would also like to do so.
    with best regards,
    Faraway(webname)


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  8. The Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac is amazin. It’s one of the most exclusive Cognacs in the world, is a blend of more than 1000 different eaux-de-vie aged up to a 100 years, almost everything from the Grande Champagne Cru of the Cognac region.

    It gets promoted in Asia:
    http://blog.cognac-expert.com/remy-martin-louis-xiii-comes-in-a-beautiful-showcase-at-airport/


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