HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE

HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE

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Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège is a well balanced cognac, the expression of 200 years of Hennessy craft. The fruit of nature’s uncertainties, this unique blend has tamed the elements to embody the original concept of cognac. Each sip reveals new facets of its personality.
The savoir-faire of the Maison of 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.

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COLOR

Flamboyant mahogany with light tones.

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NOSE

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.

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PALATE

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.

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FEATURE STORY

REPEATING THE UNREPEATABLE

There is only one thing that is more important to Hennessy than perfection - consistent perfection.

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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 House of Hennessy, the first shipment of which was made in 1818.

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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.

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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…

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COCKTAILS

Oh So Classic

Revisit the timeless classics and give them a Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège twist. Its harmony and versatility make it perfect for iconic cocktails that will stand the taste test of time. Modern interpretations, even better when shared.

Oh So Classic recipes
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OLD-FASHIONED COCKTAIL

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.

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SAZERAC COCKTAIL

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.

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MINT JULEP COCKTAIL

Try this refreshing twist on the iconic icy summer drink, made with Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège. It's perfect for any day, not just The Derby.

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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.

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SIDECAR COCKTAIL

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.

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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.

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CHAMPS-ELYSEES COCKTAIL

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.

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MANHATTAN COCKTAIL

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.

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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.

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