Hennessy VS Cognac

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 3 245990 117155
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Agglomerated cork stopper

More about Hennessy VS

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

This VS is a blend of over 40 eaux-de-vie from the Cognac region's four premier crus and is the world's bestselling Cognac. Aged between 2.5 and 5 years aged in Limousin oak barrels.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 05/07/2017

Appearance:

Clear, deep bronze amber.

Aroma:

Caramel and spiced oak - cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Faint buttery nuts and lavender.

Taste:

Rich caramel balanced by oaky dryness, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper spice, with faint prune fruit, nuts and hints of vanilla.

Aftertaste:

Caramel and prune with lingering cinnamon, black pepper spice and lavender/violet blossom.

Overall:

We'd encourage you to pay a little more for the VSOP, but this VS - the world's bestselling Cognac - is robust in style with caramel and spiced oak. It's suited to cocktails and mixed drinks.

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