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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights

A rare dinner at higher grounds to savour the virtues of the Hennessy Paradis cognac

With Hennessy Paradis on new heights

Somewhere on high altitudes, where the air is so fresh it’s crispy and where the smell of the snow lingers, lays Lijiang, a famous and historical town that boasts spectacular natural scenery. Handpicked by Hennessy for reasons such as, an exceptional event was held here in honour of its fine Paradis cognac. Breath-taking snow-capped mountains, unspoiled natural landscapes, distinct ethnic cultures, and Yunnan cuisine – a name that translates to “south of the clouds,” – captivated the invitees as they enjoyed traditional meals such as sumptuous hotpots and wild vegetables. Yunnanese cuisine, with its blend of light southeast Asian flavours and the headier flavours of the Tibetan plateau, is renowned in this region. The evening enchanted with an artistic performance as majestic as the surroundings in this province in Southwest China. A historical location that matched the profound history of the Hennessy Paradis cognac.

Hennessy Paradis at the foot of Yulong Snow Mountain

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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights
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A traditional Naxi performance

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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights
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Hennessy Paradis tasting

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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights
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The Tea-Horse Ancient Road culture

At the foot of Yulong Snow Mountain, lays an outstanding resort where the invitees connected through their mutual love for extraordinary assortment of rare and old eaux-de-vie. Cocooned between highland glacial lakes and majestic canyons, guests were able to experience a three-day Hennessy Paradis tasting while taking in the spectacular natural scenery surrounding them. As a parting gift on the last day, the invitees immerged in the Tea-Horse Ancient Road culture with a cultural workshop and Yunnan coffee tasting. The workshop was followed by an outdoor BBQ, overlooking the splendid Snow Mountain and feeling the warm sunshine. An exaptational experience that fitted the rare cognac Paradis, a magnificence for the books.

A rare setting for the rarest of cognacs

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The guests could enjoy Hennessy Paradis
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The guests could enjoy Hennessy Paradis

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Lijiang boasts spectacular natural scenery
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Lijiang boasts spectacular natural scenery

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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights
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Tasting the Yunnan coffee

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With Hennessy Paradis on new heights
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The evening performance by local famous artists

Paradis

Created by Maurice Fillioux in 1979, the cognac Hennessy Paradis is known for its voluptuous and harmonious aroma.
It consists of eaux-de-vie, which are a reflection of the personality of such a delightful cognac: supple, light and round.
They are blended into an excellent cognac defined by its graceful, silky character, highlighting its finely nuanced and harmoniously balanced aromatic qualities.
Its superb display of coppery gold colours is an indication of the many years it has spent ageing in old casks.