Remy Martin Louis XIII Black Pearl Limited Edition
Origin: Grande Champagne, France; $27,000 (750 ml)
Blended from more than 1,200 eaux de vie that vary in age between 40 and 100 years, Rémy Martin’s Louis XIII Black Pearl Limited Edition is an exclusive Cognac to end all exclusive Cognacs. It was during the seventeenth century reign of Louis XIII that the Rémy Martin family first settled in the Cognac region of France. One hundred and fifty years after that date, the family decided to name its most prestigious Cognac after the monarch that had seen it to such fortune. The Louis XIII imprint remains one of the finest in the world. Released in 2008, the Black Pearl Limited Edition is the most exclusive of the Louis XIII Cognacs. It presents floral notes and a delicate bouquet of spices.