A JOURNEY BETWEEN 2 RIVER BANKS
To appreciate its importance and understand the soul of the home of Cognac, Hennessy Tours are designed around a journey across the Charente in a solar-powered boat. This journey between the two river banks evokes those once made on the river by barges carrying the barrels to sea ports.
The first part of the tour is to the Pavilions Cellar
, which features a contemporary design and bold artistic statements, enhanced by the use of noble sustainable materials.
In the ageing cellar
, which is still in use, visitors are immersed in the eau-de-vie production process, an art which relies on a perfectly honed mastery of time. A unique place which tells the story of cognac and the sophistication of its blending process and flavours.
Once back on the other river bank, visitors are welcomed into the Tasting Workshop
. As the only Maison to have a Tasting Committee, here, Hennessy shares its unique expertise and offers visitors the chance to step into a Committee member's shoes.
In this knowledgeable environment, experts reveal the secrets and explain the different steps of cognac production, the Hennessy cognac collection, and the different tasting methods.