Here comes the list with all 25 (unique) cognacs that will be part (and sold) at the famous Cognac auction at the Monnet cellars in Cognac, La Part des Anges 2011. The event is hosted by the BNIC, the cognac organization. The 2011 edition is saddened by the recent death of Bernard Guionnet, President of the BNIC.
The auction is a charity event and gathered about 70 000 € in 2010.
You can be part of this auction. If you wish to bid, pass your order per e-mail at [email protected] or on the website www.interencheres.com. There is also the possibility to bid by phone.
The auction will take place on the 15th of September.
Now, let’s have a look at those very special cognacs. 25 cognac houses send in a flagship each.
Two bottles will be auctioned, each at ABV 41% and 98 cl content.
Estimated price of this unique “Coupe” : € 2000
Learn more about Remy Martin.
Prince Hubert de Polignac comes with a bottle named La Part Oubliee des Anges III: A blend from the Grande Champagne, some over 100 years old.
1 bottle at 1 litre.
Estimated price of this bottle is € 1600
Learn more about Prince Polignac and their bottles.
Pierre Ferrand throws in their Jubilé 50 years Bouteille No1 Limited Edition. The production of this line is limited, only 100 are produced. 100% Grande Champagne, about 50 years old.
One bottle of 70 cl at ABV 40%
Estimated value is € 3500.
Learn more about Cognac Pierre Ferrand
Normandin Mecier presents a Petite Champagne Millesime Vintage 1976 cognac. The bottle has been under the eyes of BNIC’s Age Control Department, and is a product that was distilled back in ’76.
The bottle is at 70 cl, the ABV 43%
The estimated price for this vintage cognac is € 450
Martell brings 4 small bottles to the table: Les Montrel Martell. Each bottle has an eaux-de-vie blend from a different cru, Petite Champagne; Borderies; Fins Bois and Grande Champagne.
They Montres can also be found in Martell’s luxury giant toolbox ‘La Malle de Martell’
4 x 20 cl at ABV 40% each
The estimated price for the set of the four mini bottles is € 2500
Learn more about Martell
A. Staub & Cie
The cognac house A Staub & Cie participates with Staub’s No 1 Carafe Cognac Francois 1er, a Grande Champagne blend of 3 different eaux-de-vies.
ABV at 40% and 70 cl content.
The estimated price for this exclusive blend is around € 800
Louis Royer Grande Champagne Reserve Royale is a blend that is over 35 years old, a pure Grande Champagne cognac.
ABV of 43% and 70 cl content
This bottle has an estimated price of € 600
Learn more about Cognac Louis Royer
Cognac Leyrat with BRUT ABSOLU Sélection THE PLAZA New York. The family of Abécassis presents this collector’s item which was used to be sold at the Plaza Hotel in NYC.
Bottled at 88 proof (ABV 44%) at 75 cl.
This cognac is estimated at 1000 €
Leopold Gourmel sends in a Petite Champagne vintage from the year 1972.
ABV 40% and 70 cl content.
This bottle has an estimated price of € 275
Learn more about Leopold Gourmel
Hine brings a trilogy to the auction, all 1961 vintages: 1961 Jarnac, 1961 Early Landed and Hine’s 1961 Angel Share.
All cognacs at 40% ABV, 3 x 20 cl
The trilogy as a set can be estimated at a price of € 1000
Learn more about the house of Hine
And here comes Hennessy Timeless, a blend that was created in 1999: A blend of 11 vintages – at a limited edition of 2000 bottles worldwide.
43.5% ABV at 70 cl content
The Timeless Ultimate Decanter has an estimated price of € 8000
Hardy is in with its Collection privée Sèvres, Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie at the end of World War II, with the youngest eaux-de-vie harvested in 1949. This blend was especially created for this auction.
40.5% ABV and 75 cl content
Estimated price of this Collection Cognac: € 2000
Find out more about the house of Cognac Hardy
Godet has 2 Renaissance Vintage Cognacs, “Remembrance of things past”, one Grande Champagne 1980 and one Grande Champagne 1977.
Both are at 40% ABV and 35cl each.
The estimated price is at € 650
Learn more about the house of Godet
Frapin comes into the game with a 1985 Vintage. This 25 year old cognac is presented in a 5 liter demi-john, contains Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie.
ABV 43%, and 5 litre
The estimated price of this Frapin vintage between € 3500 and € 5000
Find out more about Frapin and their cognacs
This Delamain Grande Champagne vintage is from 1966 and 45 years old – a single cask cognac. Bottle No. 001
ABV 40% and 70 cl content.
The price of this vintage bottle can be estimated at € 900
Discover the house of Cognac Delamain
Courvoisier with a VOC Vintage from the year 1976. 35 years of ageing, in a Baccarat decanter.
ABV: 46% Content: 75 cl
The estimated price of this vintage cognac is at € 2500
Lean more about Courvoisier
Meukow brings Esprit de Famille Cognac to the table: Created for the 2011 Angel’s Share auction.
ABV 40% and 70 cl of content
This cognac bottle is estimated at € 900
Discover Meukow history, bottles and more
Camus presents Cognac Michel Camus Royale; a very old cognac.
ABV 40% and 70 cl of content
The item has an estimated price of € 2000
Find out more about Cognac Camus and their products
Chateau de Montifaud brings in Heritage Louis Vallet Petite Champagne Cognac.
ABV at 40% and Content of 70 cl
The estimated price of this Petite Champagne Cognac is € 500
Baron Otard Fortis et Fidelis combines rare eaux-de-vie in a modern decanter.
ABV 44.3% and 70 cl of content
Estimated price: € 3200
Discover the house of Otard
Bache Gabrielsen / Dupuy with a Millesime 1940 Vintage, a rare cognac from WWII.
ABV: 42%- 50 cl content
The estimated price of this 1940 vintage is € 900
Find out more about Bache-Gabrielsen
A.E. Dor with a Cognac Vieille Réserve limitée Grande Champagne N°9, from Grande Champagne growh area.
ABV 40% with 70 cl content
This AE Dor cognac is estimated at € 900
ABK6 Liberte, from the Abecassis family, is part of a 19 crystal decanter limited edition.
ABV: 43% at 70 cl content
Estimated price of this bottle is € 2500
Read more about ABK6 Cognac
A. De Fussigny with a Petite Champagne Millésime 1969 Vintage cognac, aged in small oak barrels.
ABV 43%, content 75cl
Estimated price of the Fussigny cognac is € 450
Discover the bottles of Cognac A De Fussigny
Last but most certainly not least, comes Tiffon’s Collection Boutelleau 1927. It was created by Botelleau, the Barbezieux based cognac house, founded in 1849. This cognac is a special blend of old Fine Champagne eaux-de-vies.
ABV of 40-42% at 70 cl
This Cognac is estimated at €2500
Learn more about Tiffon
So that’s it, all 25 cognac. Beautiful, aren’t they?
Photography: Gérard MARTRON / MARTRON IMAGE ET COMMUNICATION