L’Esprit de Courvoisier Cognac

It is said that Napoleon took a good supply of courvoisier cognac with him amongst his baggage on the ship that took him to  exile in St Helena. It is reported that the official escort on the ship that was taking Napoleon to his exile, after repeated tastes, offered a toast to the “Cognac of Napoleon”, and his name went down in history. “the few precious drops that managed to escape Napoleon’s lips” L’Esprit de courvoisier is a very rare, old cognac containing many of the finest … the history and rarity of L’Esprit.

The age and vintages of L’Esprit de courvoisier make it perhaps the ultimate cognac ever created – courvoisier L’Esprit Decanter Cognac.

L’Esprit de Courvoisier is a very rare, old cognac containing many of the finest vintages in history, some almost 200 years old. World renowned crystal maker Lalique has hand crafted and numbered each spectacular decanter to reflect the history and rarity of L’Esprit. The age and vintages of L’Esprit de Courvoisier make it perhaps the ultimate cognac ever created. L’Esprit contains no cognacs younger than 1930.

L’Esprit contains cognac from these historical periods:

  • 1802 – The Coronation of Napoleon I
  • 1865 – Civil War and French Industrial Revolution
  • 1910 – The Establishment of the Cognac Region in France

The cognac is presented in hand cut, individually numbered Lalique crystal decanters. It has a rich and complex taste, vibrant though well matured. It contains delicate flavors such as old port wine, hint of coffee beans and the smoke of a fine cigar which play along with dense sweet fragrances such as hot fruit cakes with cinnamon, dry apricot and honey. Enjoying a cognac this fine will make you stand a little taller, which may be another reason why Napoleon loved it so.

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