The cognac Hennessy X.X.O was first created in 1870 alongside Hennessy X.O, when Master Blender Emile Fillioux set aside eaux-de-vie with great potential. The result was such a significant find that it was launched around the world, starting in 1871. With the savoir-faire inherited by his family, Yann Fillioux, 7th generation of Master Blender, decided to re-create the Hennessy X.X.O in 2018.
Hennessy X.X.O opens a new era within the world of spirits, an edge bridging duality: a powerful structure meets an aerial fineness. Its visionary taste assembles opposite forces into one composition. By tasting a glass of Hennessy X.X.O cognac, you will enter an aerial structure that opens yourself to a new perspective of tastes.
Delicately pour 4 cl in a tumbler glass. Take time to observe and appreciate all the tones of the blend. Bring it closer to your nose, without inhaling too abruptly, and discover the heady perfumes. Take the opening sip of a rich tasting. Relax in a comfortable chair, and let your long day unfold. You can now continue to explore the cognac taste with another sip. It has the rich, expressive nose that is the hallmark of a visionary. The long finish characteristic of rare cognacs is highlighted by a delightful nuance of spicy complexity. Its aromatic landscape ranges from vegetal to spicy, with notes of bitter orange and freshly grated nutmeg, licorice stick, dried peppermint leaf and delicate spices.
A distinguishing and bright blend with warm shades of amber.
The rich and expressive nose develops complex aromatic landscape of tones ranging from vegetal to spicy: bitter orange and freshly grated nutmeg, licorice stick, dried peppermint leaf and delicate spices.
The palate enters an atmosphere of subtle tasting notes embodied in a strong structure.
While expressing its power, Hennessy X.X.O also possesses a great fineness, with its wonderful persistence on the finish highlighted by a delightful nuance of spicy complexity.
DID YOU KNOW
AN EPIC ANCHORAGE
Hennessy X.X.O brand was first created in 1870 alongside Hennessy X.O, when Master Blender Emile Fillioux used eaux-de-vie with great potential.
The result was such a significant find that it was launched with Hennessy X.O around the world.
The Maison registers indicate shipments to the USA in 1871, to China in 1872 and to Germany in 1889.
Making the most of the savoir-faire inherited by his family and a five-decade career at Maison Hennessy, Yann Fillioux, 7th generation Master Blender, decided to re-create Hennessy X.X.O in 2018.
A SYMBOLIC CARAFE
Inspired by the Hennessy X.O silhouette and revisited by Stéphanie Balini, the design pays tribute to the two visionary families – Hennessy and Fillioux - through the two front lines on the front of the carafe.
Only a visionary act of creation can reveal the unexpected. A bold commitment to be perpetuated through time. Hennessy X.X.O fine blend opens a new era within the world of spirits, an edge bridging duality. Its visionary taste assembles opposing forces, in a powerful structure that gives all the space for a unique aerial finesse.