Ivan Venkov created a gothic cathedral inspired Cognac bottle. Wow, but why?

The object of a project by Venkov was to create a bottle for Cognac that protects the eaux-de-vie, and would be kept after drinking it. This brief was combined with the idea of gothic architecture. We thought that is quite interesting.

Cathedral Designed Cognac Bottle
Above you see the whole object, the crystal bottle is protected by a metal case which reminds of gothic elements.
Gothic Architecture meets Cognac Bottle: The Cathedral Decanter

Once you take that “protecting” element away, seems to “slide” away, the pure bottle appears.

Cathédrale de Sées

There are quite some references to gothic buildings, just look at the Cathédrale de Sées in Normandie.

Stopper from above

Here you see the bottle from above, with the “sliding protection element” over the bottle.

Stopper of the Gothic Cognac Bottle

And here you see the crystal stropper from the side. Interesting project! Now, which Cognac brand could use this bottle? Hard to say.

Source: http://www.behance.net
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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973. Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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