Four Bottles Sold of Louis XIII Cognac

A royal-looking bottle.

A royal-looking bottle.

Vala Hafstað

So far this year, four bottles have been sold of the most expensive liquor available at Vínbúðin liquor stores in Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports. The price is nearly ISK 449,900 (USD 3,380; EUR 2,987) for a 700 ml bottle, and the beverage is no other than Louis XIII Cognac from Remy Martin.

According to Birkir Ívar Guðmundsson, managing director of Vínnes, importer of the Cognac, six bottles, quite royal looking, are imported to Iceland annually.

Birkir Ívar Guðmundsson, managing director of Vínnes.

Birkir Ívar Guðmundsson, managing director of Vínnes. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon


Assuming that a bottle is shared by 24 people, the glass will come at a cost of ISK 18,750 (USD 141; EUR 125). The price for a liter of the Cognac is ISK 642,843 (USD 4,840; EUR 4,277).

The most expensive Champagne sold at Vínbúðin is a rosé vintage brut Champagne from Dom Pérignon. The price tag is ISK 42,999 (USD 324; EUR 286) for a bottle, which puts the glass at about ISK 7,200 (USD 54; EUR 48).

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