cognac on its manufacturer:
Richard Hennessy, blended in homage to the founder, is appreciated by
knowledgeable connoisseurs who set great store by extremely elegant cognacs.
Well-rounded but with infinite possibilities, mature and at the same time
ever-youthful, this perfectly balanced aromatic cognac is the quintessential
• In 1765, Richard Hennessy laid the foundations of a
priceless collection made up of his most exceptional eaux-de-vie. Since then, eight generations of the
Hennessy family have enriched the Founder's
Warehouse with their own contributions of the finest
cognacs produced during their lifetimes. It is from
this collection that Hennessy has created Richard Hennessy, as a homage to its
• Richard Hennessy is made up of more than 100 of
the most exceptional eaux-de-vie, aged up to 200 years. Each one has been selected for its unique
qualities. The finesse of the finished cognac is
a testament to years spent slowly maturing in oak barrels.
• Balanced and complex, the rich bouquet slowly
releases a succession of aromas that have built up
over the years: vanilla, spices, pepper and delicately
fragrant flowers.In the mouth, the infinitely refined
texture reveals an extraordinary palette of flavors
that blends spices, the subtle essence of ripe fruit
and the finesse of oak.
How to enjoy Richard Hennessy
• To savour the full flavor of this exceptional
cognac is a privilege. Take a tulip-shaped taster’s glass, or a small snifter of the finest
Ensure the opening of the glass is small. This will
guarantee the gradual release of the aromas.
According to Talleyrand, celebrated 18th-century
French politician and illustrious customer of Hennessy, to enjoy a cognac such as Richard
Hennessy one must "cradle the glass in the palm of
one’s hand, swirl the spirit to release its full aroma, lift it to one’s
nostrils, inhale deeply
and then... set it down and discuss its virtues".