In 1870, Maurice Hennessy created Hennessy X.O for his circle of friends and introduced a new style of cognac. Hennessy X.O is the Original, the emblematic icon of the Hennessy Maison.
Deep and powerful, the eaux-de-vie of this Hennessy X.O cognac are aged in young barrels and marked out by their power and energy, but also by their capacity to achieve a great roundness through time.
On the nose, there is a rich, fruity palate with prunes, Corinth raisins and sticky toffee pudding. On the palate, a Dark chocolate and over-ripe plums. A little sultana character, cocoa butter and spice. It finishes with a Spicy, vanilla-led finish with all kinds of dark fruits.
Hennessy is a world-renowned producer of cognac, founded in 1765 by Irishman Richard Hennessy. The company has a long and rich history of producing high-quality cognac, using a blend of eaux-de-vie aged in oak barrels to create their signature flavor profile. Hennessy is now owned by French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH and continues to be a popular choice among cognac enthusiasts around the world.