Hennessy Ellipse 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
Appearance: golden, luminous, delightfully bright
Nose: a delicate, well-balanced bouquet with notes of crystallised fruits, wild roses and the renowned rancio of very old cognac
Palate: the perfect combination of age and elegance. A fine blend of subtle qualities : the aromas intermingle and none is overdominant
Finish: Excellent long finish
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.