FORESTS, THE RICHEST ECO SYSTEM
In the subtle art of aging eaux-de-vie, oak caskets are an essential factor in the quality of our cognac. We witness this through our involvement at every stage of the caskets’ development and transformation, from the forest to our in-house cooperage workshop.
To protect this precious resource and enable the manufacture of 30,000 high-quality barrels per year, we are investing to sustainably manage the forests on our estates, as well as those of our suppliers.
These forests not only contribute to the quality of our products, they also provide many other benefits. Indeed, forests are the world’s richest ecosystems in terms of biodiversity, providing shelter, protection and food for birds, insects and animals of all sizes, creating fertile soils, and contributing to the environmental balance of their regions. By helping to restore forest ecosystems, Maison Hennessy has committed to protecting biodiversity, regenerating soils, and slowing down the effects of climate disruption. We are taking part in initiatives to plant and restore forests everywhere we operate across the world and are helping local communities regenerate natural ecosystems. For example, currently in Kenya – and soon in China, South Africa and Oregon, in the U.S. – we have pledged to replant 50,000 hectares of forest by 2030 as part of integration and education programs helping local people take part in reforestation.
Hennessy Very Special (V.S) is one of the most popular cognacs in the world. Matured in new oak barrels, Hennessy V.S is bold and fragrant. Its beguiling character is uniquely Hennessy, a timeless choice with an intensity all its own. Hennessy V.S offers toasted and fruit notes, with a rich, clearly defined palate and a welcoming exuberance.
Hennessy V.S expresses its vibrant and dynamic personality through unique artist partnerships and annual limited editions. Easy to enjoy, it’s a perfect cognac for high-energy occasions and sharing the moment.
The round and robust flavours of Hennessy V.S make it very versatile and ideal for any cocktail possibility, from classic recipes and sophisticated cocktail creations to easy mixed drinks.
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