Hennessy Jas (et Cie) - the world famous Cognac producer Hennessy has a history dating back to 1765 when the company was established by Irishman Richard Hennessy. Initially an eaux-de-vie trading business, Hennessy was going to become the most successful Cognac exporter in the world. Today, part of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy Group, the company remains to be amongst the most innovative Cognac companies around, forcing collaborations with new markets such as the Hip Hop scene in the US. Its estate and headquarters are based in the famous town of Cognac in Charente.
The color : bright honey, much lighter than the Hennessy VS .
The nose : light flowery aroma, simple, not too aggressive, very subtle.
The taste : an easy drink, very fresh and smooth with flowery and sweet fruity notes.
The aftertaste : quite short and simple with lots of sweet tones.
The age : between the 15 and 50 years, it tastes much younger….
The origin : Grande Champagne Cognac, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois.
The price : about $40,- in the Bahamas.
The price / quality ratio : a 6,5 out of 10. Very sweet and simple tasting profile. If you prefer a sweet drink in the Caribbean, please consider a nice local aged rum .