London & South East

Louis XIII Masterclass

We are never tire of learning and on the 28th October we were honoured to be invited to a truly luxurious Masterclass, courtesy of the Rémy & Cointreau Group.
Thomas Peyrat, Louis XIII Brand Ambassador and Nebojsa Kutlesic business Development Manager for the Remy & Cointreau UK took us on a journey through the history, technique and flavours and explanation has covered every topic on the subject and the audience had all their questions answered.
It was an amazing session, starting with the very well-known VSOP Mature Cask Finish, the new expression of Rémy Martin’s VSOP in Europe, followed by Remy Martin XO, moving on to the Centaure de Diamant, this Jewel Created by Pierrette Trichet, Rémy Martin’s previous Cellar Master is a blend of the 10% most awarded eaux-de-vie from the Heart of Cognac. To round off a fantastic day the best was kept ‘til last and our palates were treated to the darkest cognac of all,
Louis XIII released after 100 years in barrel the first super premium cognac on the market.
Very interesting the fact related to the Cognac Classification, we have a heads up for you!
“The classification for XO now with 6 years aging will be moved to VSOP, where a cognac will be classified XO will be subject to 10 years of aging. VSOP will stay at minimum of 4 years and VS minimum 2 years of aging. This New rules will be taking place from the 2018!”
We would like to congratulate the new Cellar Master Mr. Baptiste Loiseau, for his new role acquired under the training from Mrs. Pierrette Trichet. Good luck with your new challenge!
Unfortunately this prestigious masterclass was upon invitation only, thank you to Luca Cordiglieri and Mike Sweetman for this superb event!

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