Rémy Martin does nothing by halves, a fact evidenced by the epic decanter created for Louis XIII Le Salmanazar. a one-and-only edition od the first ever 9-liter crystal decanter, crafted by Baccarat. The world’s largest crystal cognac decanter is showcased exclusively at the LOUIS XIII Boutique in Beijing SKP from this month.
The one-of-a-kind decanter was conceived by 20 master crystal-craftsmen and a master sculptor awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. 15kgs of crystal went into the creation of this collector’s item. The blaze of the furnace, the dentelles and the fleur-de-lys stopper were molded by the master crystal artists, the medallion delicately curved to espouse the unique shape of the decanter.
LE SALMANAZAR holds nine liters of exquisite LOUIS XIII cognac. Since its origins in 1874, each generation of Cellar Master selects the oldest and most precious eaux-de-vie for LOUIS XIII. The LOUIS XIII Cellar Masters pass their knowledge, expertise and emotion to the next, a master to an apprentice. The spectacular 9-liter crystal decanter is a tribute to their passion that honors their life achievement on an unprecedented scale.
“Innovation is written in the legacy of LOUIS XIII. Today LOUIS XIII creates LOUIS XIII LE SALMANAZAR, a decanter so rare, there is only one in the world. A collector’s masterpiece, this exquisitely unique decanter stands as the ultimate symbol of LOUIS XIII’s history, tradition and passion for craftsmanship,” said Ludovic du Plessis, LOUIS XIII Global Executive Director.