Hennessy - Cognac - Hennessy XO
Country / Region: France
Composition: 100% Ugni Blanc
Alcohol: 40 vol.
Capacity: 70 cl
Conceived by Maurice Hennessy in 1870 for his close circle of friends, Cognac Hennessy XO stands out due to its precise balance, setting it as a benchmark cognac. The selection of over a hundred eaux-de-vie that comprise it demands exceptional rigor: each one is chosen at the peak of its potential, representing the best of each age and each region. Its deep and intense amber color foreshadows its strength. Its candied fruit aromas, subtle and finely spiced nose meet a profound texture with lasting persistence. This simultaneously melting and powerful character offers undeniable modernity, whether it's enjoyed neat, on ice, or lengthened with a splash of water.
Elaboration:Composed of 100 eaux-de-vie, long aging.
Color:Amber with mahogany highlights.
Nose:Subtle, with candied fruit aromas and hints of spice.
Palate:Powerful and deep, this cognac reveals a smooth texture and character with its woody notes.
Food and wine pairing:Enjoy dry, on the rocks or in cocktails.
For over 250 years, Hennessy has cultivated and protected an invaluable heritage: the world's largest stock of eaux-de-vie, some of which have been resting in the Maison's historic cellars for over two centuries. Its longevity is ensured by the uninterrupted transmission of a steadfast expertise, embodied by eight generations of cellar masters who have succeeded one another since its inception, today represented by Renaud Fillioux de Gironde. Rigorous and expert selection, tailored maturation, and bespoke blending are the three pillars of the Maison, which is now present in over 160 countries, an undisputed market leader.