Rémy Martin XO Excellence, the French house’s Extra Old fine champagne cognac and Thomas Lyte, the English luxury brand renowned for their leather goods and silver, have collaborated to create a limited edition gift set.
The gift set, which is presented in a bespoke plum leather box, contains a silver hipflask enclosed in a leather cover embossed with the Rémy Martin XO centaur motif, alongside a 70cl decanter of Rémy Martin XO Excellence. Hip flasks first appeared in the 18th century and today are often used as a gift for special occasions and seen as collector’s items, making them the perfect gift for father’s day.
Both brands are renowned for their craftsmanship and exceptional product quality. Rémy Martin XO Excellence is the reference by which all other XO fine champagne cognacs are judged: it is blended from 350 eaux-de-vie sourced from the heart of Cognac (85% Grande Champagne, 15% Petite Champagne) that have been aged between 10-37 years, compared to the standard XO ageing of 6 years.
Thomas Lyte is an English luxury brand synonymous with great English design. Dedicated to the finest quality and workmanship in silver and leather, the brand uses only the finest materials and innovative production techniques to create beautiful, contemporary designs.
Whether it be using the finest grapes or materials, applying the traditional blending process or innovative technologies: Rémy Martin XO and Thomas Lyte share a passion for handcrafting products of highest standards for the enjoyment of their loyal customers.
The gift set, limited to only 30 pieces, will be available in May 2012 at the Thomas Lyte boutique in Burlington Arcades, London, for £295.00 each.
About Rémy Martin XO Excellence
Since 1724, the House of Rémy Martin has been driven by one quest – to capture the Heart of Cognac. Today, the house of Rémy Martin is the world number one in the superior quality cognacs segment and XO Excellence the reference by which all other Fine Champagne Cognacs are judged.
Where some cognacs develop predominant woody notes and sweetness, XO Excellence offers the perfect balance and a harmonious development of aromas: floral notes of jasmine, rich fruity notes of candied plums all complemented by warm hints of cinnamon and hazelnut. Whether XO Excellence is served straight at room temperature or on ice – the sumptuous blend of complex aromas and silky texture that XO offers is savoured by cognac connoisseurs around the world.
About Thomas Lyte
Thomas Lyte is the ultimate English luxury lifestyle brand offering stylish, contemporary leather and silver goods for men and women. From stunning leather bags and wallets to distinctive silver cufflinks and accessories, the brand prides itself on using only the finest materials. With highly skilled craftsman, based at the brand’s own silver and leather workshops, combining elements of traditional craft with innovative design, Thomas Lyte has established a new age of modern luxury.