Convinced my dad to sell this bottle and I took some pictures of it.
What do you folks think?
Good pictures? Smexy? no good, redo?
Appreciate any comments or experience with this Cognac.
Should he kept it and drink it?
Gurkha Louis XIII Robusto Tubo
Price: $23 for 3 on Cbid on 13 March 09
Cigarbid.com Auctions - Lot 695438
Appearance: Light blotchy wrapper, kind of spongy in some places
Cut: Straight cut with Xicar Xi2
Prelight Aroma: Yup, they infused it with congac
Prelight draw: good...
I am wanting to get some of this, and was chatting with a friend at a local winery. No way I can afford the whole $1,500 bottle.
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Was just wondering, because the shop around the corner has a few boxes of XXI's and XXII's, and a lot of XXIII's. That would mean they're fairly well aged, having been sitting there...