AN EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY
"In 2004, I was conducting my annual inspection when I discovered a most unusual cask. Nature for some reason had blessed this one tierçon with a touch higher alcoholic content. And within that cask I discovered a truly unprecedented expression of those rare flavor notes that are the defining mark of LOUIS XIII.
Cautiously, I set aside this exceptional cask and studied its development for an additional four years. My first impressions were confirmed. The alcoholic content and the flavors remained exceptional. It was then that I made a decision unprecedented in the history of LOUIS XIII.