An old bottle of Hennessy world famous XO Cognac. This looks to have been bottled sometime in the 1970s.
“The world’s most expensive Cognac hit the shelf at Financial District Wine and Liquor in NYC, retailing at a whopping huge price tag of $156,700. Yes, you read that correctly, that’s one bottle of Cognac for over $150,000. The single harvest 1858 Cognac Croizet, Cuvée Léonie, took the record with the Guinness Book of World Records when a bottle sold at auction in September 2011, officially making the 1858 Croizet Cuvée Léonie the world’s most expensive Cognac.”
Intense amber and full color. The nose perceives subtle hints of candied fruit and dried fruit, followed by flavors of overripe plum and sultanas. On the palate the gustatory aromas bring to mind cocoa, hazelnut and caramel. The finish is long, characterized by a closure with shades of wood and custard.
COGNAC XO – HENNESSY (0.375L – BOX): BECAUSE WE LIKE IT
Warm and deeply persistent, Hennessy’s Cognac XO is not just any cognac. Deep and powerful, it is elegant and noble at the same time, excellent to drink straight or with some ice cubes. It is aged for a very long period, which can even reach thirty years, so that it acquires an unparalleled robustness. It is to be reserved for the most important and formal occasions and evenings.
The Hennessy distillery was founded in 1765 by Richard Hennessy – an Irish officer in the service of Louis XV’s army – who, before anyone else, managed to understand what it would be … go to the distillery description
X.O: eXtra Old: The emblematic icon of prestige and excellence. This is the original first ever created eXtra old Cognac since 1870, originally created for the personal use of the Hennessy Family and friends. A blend of over 100 eaux-de-vie between 10 to 30 years old, Hennessy X.O offers a complex palette of flavours.