The Reader writes “My grandmother was a restaurant owner in the Baltimore area for more then forty years. She had this cognac for as long as I can remember. She passed in 2005 and left the bottle to me. I would love to know the history behind this bottle and it’s value. Thank you in advance for any help you can provide”
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The label reads: No 07172 cognac grande fine champagne extra reserve Henri mounier a gognac France imported by basic importing co. Blauvelt-new-York product of France 80 proof. 750 ml
Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: There is a X.O. Carved in the front of the box. A waxed sealed X.O. Is on the front of the bottle. There is also a two sided card with English on one side and French on the other. A two lion crest appears in the top right corner on both sides of the card. The card reads, out Henri mounier XO shows every character of a cognac aged for long years in oak barrels from limousine woods. Following the tradition, this rich, fully bodied, very old and rare cognac gives, with its delicate and harmonious flavor, the plentitude of exceptional cognacs. The signature of H. Moumier also appears in the bottom right corner on each side of the card.
How has the bottle been stored:
- At room temperature
Some more information about the bottle:
- Cork is protected by a wax seal
- There are some sediments and crusting
The level of the cognac: High shoulder or top shoulder: the level of cognac has reached the upper curve of the shoulder
Our reader would like to sell this bottle of Henri Mounier Grande Fine Champagne Extra Reserve.
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Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting email addresses into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.
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