Hennessy Very Special Cognac
All the grapes used to create Hennessy cognacs are born of the unique soil of the Cognac region surrounding the River Charente. Ugni Blanc grapes are harvested, crushed, fermented, and then distilled according to strict practices perfected over time.
Region: Cognac, France
Nose: strong alcohol scents, very potent, a subtle spiciness with hints of vanilla and oak
Palate: basically sharp, some wood
Finish: is strong and long
Richard Hennessy founds the House of Hennessy in 1765, in Cognac, France. With his partners, he succeeds in establishing a thriving business exporting brandies, mostly to his native Ireland, and England.