Seriously, who wouldn't want a glass of these on a nice and relaxing late afternoon? Hennessy is perfect for everything! especially for parties, and is widely known as a very rich recipe for cocktails, literally something for every taste. Originally owned by Moët Hennessy, the company itself currently is one of the largest and most famous cognac producers, selling more than 30 million bottles a year worldwide. Bold, but not overpowering as many have said, aside from its strong fragrances and raisin aromas on the nose it is very warm on the palate with notes of vanilla, and a minimal taste of grape. It is iconic and everybody loves it!
First distilled in the 19th century, it's one of the most popular cognacs in the world. This comes from Hennessy's young eau de vie, which is a brandy.
- Aged in oak barrles
- Flavors like apple, grape, french oak
- Great drink for everyday life
- You can drink it neat, or on the rocks
- Adding some water helps bring out flavor
Major artists have gotten behind Hennessy, and have pushed it to a totally new level of popularity.
Many people think it's a modern brand, but it's a fairly old brand with immense pedigree. It's enjoy a lot of success and influence. To say "Henny" is a culture, would be an understatement!
Things you probably didn't know about Hennessy
The Master blender behind Henny is an eigth-generation blender! He's got experience to say the least.
Hennessy invented the XO cognac market in 1870. It's characterized the decanter numerous times. Hennessy has since gone on to invent the XXO Cognac, which is in touch with modern tastes.
Hennessy, and Cognac, appear in a lot of different rap songs. Major stars like Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, have been known to rap about Hennessy, or include it in major music videos.
In 2009, a limited edition Hennessy VS was launched in honr of President OBama. The bottle had golt lettering on a black background. It had the slogan, In Honour of the 44th President.
With the launch of Hennessy Black, in 2010, Hennessy targeted the nightlife scene, and actually commissioned DJ's to make master tracks!