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Hennessy X.O. 1L

1L

£219.68 (Approximate price)

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The House of Hennessy was founded in Cognac, France in 1765. Richard Hennessy, an Irish aristocrat, established his business by basing it on the exportation of brandies back to the UK and his native Ireland. The first shipments of Hennessy to the USA began shortly afterwards, in 1792. This cemented Hennessy's position as the favourite cognac of the USA, which still remains the biggest market for Hennessy cognacs in the world.

Hennessy X.O. was the first cognac to ever earn the classification of X.O. This stands for "extra old", in reference to the lengthy ageing process used to make this delightful cognac. Each of the 100 individual eaux-de-vie used to craft this blended cognac is aged for up to 30 years in handmade French oak casks. A masterful blend, Hennessy X.O. 1L is meant to show off seven specific tasting notes: sweet notes, spicy edge, chocolate lull, infinite echo, rising heat, flowing flame, and wood crunches.

This fine cognac is meant to be shared. In fact, it was initially mixed as a special blend for the friends and family of the master distiller back in 1870, so it must be good! Hennessy X.O.'s beautiful bottle is embossed with grapevines that harken back to the humble grapes from which this exquisite cognac itself grows.

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Technical sheet

Category:Cognac (Spirits)
Producer: Hennessy
Volume: 100cl Other volumes
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: France

Elaboration of Hennessy X.O. 1L

Hennessy X.O. 1L

TASTING NOTES OF Hennessy X.O 1L:

  • Color: Marble.
  • Flavour: Scents of oak, leather and a subtle floral perfume.
  • Taste: Broad, with spicy undertones of black pepper, cinnamon and hints of dried fruits.

PRODUCER: Hennessy.

Country: France

PRODUCTION DETAILS: Mix of about 100 'eaux de vie' (spirits), aged up to 30 years, and matured in new casks.

ALCOHOL: 40%

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The Producer

Hennessy

Hennessy

In 1765, Richard Hennessy, an Irish aristocrat in the service of France, founded in the Cognac region a trading house of spirits. His son Jacques would then give a quick boost to the company. Since then, the history of cognac has never ceased to be written with Hennessy.

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Imaginé en 1870 par Maurice Hennessy, ce Cognac d'une grande richesse est composé de cents eaux-de-vie longuement vieillies. Il prend donc naturellement le nom de X.O qui signifie “extra old”. Son caractère à la fois profond et puissant séduit les connaisseurs, qui apprécient son indéniable modernité et son bouquet riche en arômes.
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Marque : HENNESSY | Pays : France | Type : Cognac X.O | Volume : 100cl | Appellation : Cognac | Degrée Alcool : 40.0 %/Vol. | Vente interdite aux mineurs. L'abus d'alcool est dangereux pour la santé. A consommer avec modération
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Découvrez le Cognac Hennessy Xo 1 Litre, un cognac de type XO (Extra Old) élaboré en France dans la région de Cognac.
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Hennessy X.O 1L

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