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Napoléon, Réserve, Grande Fine Champagne.
- Provenance: Christies
- Vintage: 1802
- Bottled: 1950
- Classification: Napoléon
- ABV: 40%
Bottle Size: 700 ml
This product comes from the Champagne province (France). Pierre Célestin of the House of Saint Jacques was the offical supplier of this 1802 cognac for the emperor Napoleon I. Napoleon divides France in to a Roman model. End 1799 to end 1804 he is the head of the Consulate, afterwards he becomes emperor.
Just like the Roman emperors he himself appoints members that approve his decisions. 1802: Napoleon Bonaparte establishes the French Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour).That is a French order (honour). The Order is the highest decoration in France. By the Law of 20 May 1802, Napoleon Bonaparte reinstates slavery in the French colonies, revoking its abolition in the French Revolution. At West Point, New York the United States Military Academy opens in 1802 and has the longest continuous service of any United States military installation and is the nation's oldest military academy.