Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
A blend of 100 eaux-de-vie, its deep amber color is a sign of its intensity. At once rich and robust, it constantly reveals layers of flavors with distinctive persistence on the palate.
Despite its powerful statement on the palate, Hennessy XO has an unexpected finesse, like a late Beethoven symphony. The broad attack of flavorful fruit and spice rounded by chocolate tones fading into a equally spicy vanilla-tinged finish makes Hennessy XO a cognac worthy of contemplative savoring.
92 Points Wine Enthusiast - The deep fig and raisin aromas hint that the palate will be equally deep and dark. Bold toffee, cocoa, fig and gingerbread round into a spiced, brisk finish. Consider as a dessert pairing.