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Hennessy Black

  • Producer/brand: Hennessy
  • Country: France
  • Style: Contemporary, Light Cognac
  • Size: Varies (common sizes: 700ml, 1L)
  • Alcohol% / ABV: 43% ABV
  • Smell: Fresh fruit (peach, pear), white flowers (jasmine), hints of spices (cinnamon, pepper), subtle toasted oak notes
  • Taste: Smooth and round on the palate, ripe fruit (citrus, raisins), light chocolate, subtle black pepper, lingering finish
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Description Hennessy Black Cognac

Elevate your spirit experience with Hennessy Black Cognac, a contemporary and versatile expression from the revered Hennessy house. This light and approachable cognac is designed to appeal to modern palates and mixology enthusiasts alike.

About Hennessy

Hennessy is a legendary name in the world of cognac, with a rich history dating back to 1765. Known for their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation, Hennessy has consistently set the standard for exceptional cognac production.

About Cognac

Cognac is a prestigious brandy produced in the Cognac region of France, following strict regulations and aging processes. Hennessy Black Cognac offers a modern twist on this time-honored tradition, blending the brand’s heritage with contemporary tastes.

Tasting Notes

Hennessy Black Cognac captivates with its enticing aromas of fresh fruit (peach and pear), white flowers (jasmine), hints of spices (cinnamon and pepper), and subtle toasted oak notes. On the palate, it is smooth and round, revealing flavors of ripe fruit (citrus and raisins), light chocolate, and a subtle black pepper note, leading to a lingering finish.

Serving Suggestions

This versatile cognac can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or with a splash of mineral water. It is also an excellent choice for classic cocktails like the Sidecar or the Black Coffee. Hennessy Black Cognac pairs beautifully with strong cheeses, dark chocolate, and fruit-based desserts.

Additional Information

  • Hennessy Black was launched in 2009, designed as a more accessible and versatile cognac, ideal for mixing in cocktails.
  • It is crafted from a blend of eaux-de-vie (wine brandies) aged in used oak casks.
  • Its lighter color, compared to traditional cognacs, is due to a shorter aging period in new oak barrels.
  • Hennessy Black Cognac is typically priced in the mid-range for cognacs, making it an affordable option for those seeking a quality cognac experience.
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