HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE
HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE
Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège is a balanced cognac, expressing 200 years of Hennessy's know-how. The fruit of nature’s uncertainties, this unique blend has tamed the elements to craft and embody the original concept of cognac. The emotion awakened by the pleasure of tasting it continually reveals new facets of its personality.
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 Privilège conveys all of the savoir-faire of the Hennessy master blenders who have ensured the continued success of this harmonious assemblage for 200 years.
Flamboyant mahogany with light tones.
Releases very mature notes, evoking the aroma of fresh fruit coupled with a sensation of suppleness that settles in to underscore the harmony of this cognac.
The sensation of full body deepens with the flavors of juicy fruits, vanilla, spices and mild tobacco also provided by the vigor of the younger eaux-de-vie.
REPEATING THE UNREPEATABLE
There’s only one thing that is more important to Hennessy than perfection—consistent perfection.
DID YOU KNOW
A ROYAL HERITAGE
The name V.S.O.P Privilège originates from a special order placed by the future King George IV of England. He requested a “Very Special Old Pale” from the Maison Hennessy, the first shipment was made in 1818.
INTO THE WOODS
The oak wood used for aging V.S.O.P Privilège comes from the Limousin forest in France. It must first dry outside for at least three years before being made into a barrel.
BLEND THE RULES
One cognac, endless cocktail possibilities: the Sazerac cocktail by Hennessy, The Hennessy V.S.O.P Sunset cocktail, the Hennessy V.S.O.P Old Fashioned cocktail…
Oh So Classic cocktails
Revisit the timeless classics and give them a Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège twist. Its harmony and versatility make it the perfect brown alcohol for iconic cocktails that will stand the taste test of time. Modern interpretations, even better when shared.
Created in Louisville, Kentucky in 1881, the Old-Fashioned found its spiritual home at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel bar in New York City. Cognac, warm and aromatically spiced, a dash of bitters and sweet syrup all blend perfectly to make up this legendary cocktail.Discover
The Sazerac, named after a famous bar in Louisiana, was created in 1850 by Aaron Bird, an inspired mixologist. The cognac’s warmth and spices, coupled with the bitters and balanced out by crisp notes of lemon, blends with the absinthe perfectly.Discover
MINT JULEP COCKTAIL
Inextricably linked to the Kentucky Derby, this icy summer drink is also synonymous with the American South. Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège reminds us its iconic status.Discover
VIEUX CARRE COCKTAIL
When made right, with elegant and aromatic Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, the enticing balance of dry, woody, bitter flavours in this drink are hard to match.Discover
This classic cocktail originated in the Ritz Hotel Bar in Paris. Festive, refreshing, and aromatic, its citrusy notes are timeless. Simple does not equal boring.Discover
MATA HARI COCKTAIL
Exotically named after the notorious World War 1 spy, this sweet cocktail practially zings with energy. Another take on a shaken, not stirred classic.Discover
Chartreuse is a most French liqueur. Playing against the bouquet of aromas imparted by the Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, the citrus and bitters, it certainly adds an undeniable French touch.Discover
A Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège take on the well-known Manhattan, initially created in 1874 at the Manhattan Club. The sweetness of the cognac blends with the bitterness of the vermouth to unveil a balanced cocktail with no equal.Discover
HORSE'S NECK COCKTAIL
In the 1890s, this was a non-alcoholic mix. By 1910, brandy or bourbon would be added for a "Horse's Neck with a Kick" or a "Stiff Horse's Neck". With Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, it takes on a modern, refreshing hue.Discover