Hennessy X.O. Cognac

Third Base Market & Spirits is thrilled to present an iconic spirit that has transcended the test of time—Hennessy X.O Cognac. Created by Maurice Hennessy in 1870 for his circle of friends, Hennessy X.O (Extra Old) has long been a cornerstone in the world of cognac. Its rich heritage and craftsmanship are evident in every sip.

Product Details:

  • Name: Hennessy X.O Cognac
  • Type: Cognac - Extra Old (X.O)
  • Age: Blend of eaux-de-vie aged up to 30 years
  • Region: Cognac, France
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40% (80 Proof)

Tasting Notes and Technical Description:

Visual Appearance:
Hennessy X.O exhibits a luxurious, deep amber color with mahogany hues, a testament to its extended aging process. The spirit's legs are thick and slow-moving, an indication of its well-developed body and viscosity.

Nose (Aroma):
Upon nosing, the first layer to unveil is that of rich dried fruits like raisins and prunes, accompanied by a nuanced complexity of spicy notes—namely black pepper and nutmeg. This is enhanced by a robust backbone of oak and toasted almond, finished with a slight hint of cocoa and leather.

Palate (Taste):
As the cognac graces your palate, the initial sensation is one of velvety richness. An ensemble of flavors emerges, from dark chocolate and black currant to spicy notes of cinnamon and cloves. These dark and heavy flavors are wonderfully counterbalanced by lighter notes of citrus, honey, and floral undertones, revealing the blend's intricate craftsmanship.

The finish is prolonged and warming, accentuated by peppery nuances and a lingering sweetness of vanilla and dark fruits. The complexity fades gracefully, leaving a sense of completeness and satisfaction.

Densely layered yet superbly balanced, Hennessy X.O offers a luxuriously smooth and buttery mouthfeel that invites slow sipping and savoring.

Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:

Hennessy X.O is more than just a cognac; it's an experience. Its complexity and depth make it ideal for special occasions or as a unique gift. The cognac's wide range of tasting notes also makes it exceptionally versatile for pairing.

Pairing Suggestions:
The rich and robust flavors of Hennessy X.O are complemented by decadent, equally luxurious foods like foie gras, truffles, or a high-quality dark chocolate.

Given its iconic status, Hennessy X.O remains a constant fixture at Third Base Market & Spirits. However, demand is always high, so we recommend securing your bottle sooner rather than later.

Discover the legend that is Hennessy X.O Cognac and elevate your spirits experience to new heights. Third Base Market & Spirits is honored to offer this extraordinary cognac, exemplifying the epitome of excellence and refinement.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Richard Schatz
XO is the way to go!

I highly recommend this Hennessy XO I will buy again.

John nguyen

Strongly recommend

Xuong Truong
5 stars

i will buy cognac from this company again. fast delivery.