The addition of the light and subtle sake to this classic cocktail is mirrored in Japan’s harmonious blend of ancient customs and modern innovation.
- difficulty level: easy
- difficulty level: intermediate
- difficulty level: advanced
- 45 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P
- 15 ml Sweet Vermouth
- 30 ml Sake
- 2 Dashes Cherry Bitters
- 1 Sour Cherry and Lemon Twist
- Combine all liquid in a mixing glass.
- Stir until chilled.
- Strain into a rocks glass with 1 large cube.
- Garnish with a sour cherry and a lemon twist.
Since 1765, Maison Hennessy has perfected the art of cognac-making, a tradition perpetuated by eight generations of Master Blenders. A legacy of cultural openness lets Maison Hennessy shine around the world, wherever its celebrated cognacs are shared.
In 1817, James Hennessy created a unique blend for the future King George IV of England. From the encounter of these two visionaries, was born the first Hennessy “Very Superior Old Pale,” know today as Hennessy V.S.O.P.
The savoir-faire of the Maison Hennessy is fully expressed in this balanced cognac: the selection of eaux-de-vie, aging and assemblage. A cognac of remarkable consistency and vitality, Hennessy V.S.O.P conveys all of the savoir-faire of the Hennessy master blenders who have ensured the continued success of this harmonious assemblage for 200 years.
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