Hennessy XO Cognac

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 3 245990 612612
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Hennessy XO

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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

Hennessy XO is composed of over 100 eaux-de-vie from the Grande and Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois crus.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 05/07/2017

Appearance:

Clear, deep coppery amber.

Aroma:

Prunes, raisins, dried fruit, leather, toasty oak, cinnamon and clove with faint chocolate orange.

Taste:

Rich dried fruit, prune and raisin with burnt/charcoal notes, cocoa, tonka beans, dry brazil nuts, oak and leather. Enlivened with cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper spice.

Aftertaste:

Nutmeg, cinnamon and raisiny fruit with dark chocolate and light nutty notes. Very faint spearmint freshness.

Overall:

Big and rich with prunes, raisins, burnt toast/charcoal, some green woody notes, faint dark chocolate, brazil nuts, clove and cinnamon spice.

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