Discover the world’s first and finest VSOP Cognac — Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège. Harmony. Mastered from Chaos.
The world’s first, and favorite V.S.O.P Cognac blends over 60 eaux-de-vie to achieve perfect harmony – a testament to the enduring expertise of the Hennessy Master Blenders. A natural balance of strength and smoothness with a long-lasting finish.
The drink shares its’ name with the famed French Quarter of New Orleans, it’s home is the Carousel bar in the Hotel Monteleone. When made right the enticing balance of flavors in this drink will pull you in and never let you go.
1 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège
1 oz rye whiskey
1 oz sweet vermouth
Dash Angostura bitters
Dash Peychaud’s bitters
Garnish: Lemon Twist, cherry
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled, strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a Lemon Twist and cherry.
THE HENNESSY SAZERAC
NEAT (NO ICE) / FALL / EASY
In 1850, Aaron Bird of the Sazerac House Bar in New Orleans created this iconic cocktail. To taste it is to taste the culture that only exists in the Big Easy.
2 1/2 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège
1/8 oz Absinthe
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
5 Dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Garnish: Lemon Twist
Add Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, simple syrup, and bitters to a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass that has been washed with absinthe. Garnish with a lemon twist.
MARTINI / SPRING / ADVANCED
The Sidecar was created in 1920 at the Ritz Hotel bar in Paris. It has become the single most iconic Cognac cocktail of the world. It is both strong and light, refreshing and bright.
2 oz Hennessy V.S or V.S.O.P Privilège
.75 oz Grand Marnier
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish: Lemon Twist and sugared rim
Glass: Coupe or Martini
Add all ingredients to a shaker tin with ice, shake until chilled, strain into a chilled cocktail coupe or martini glass, garnish with a lemon twist, and an optional sugared rim.
Watch the Film
HARMONY. MASTERED FROM CHAOS.
From the chaos of all things comes one perfect thing. Crafted for centuries, mastered and refined. Until all that changes, becomes all that will forever be the same. Watch the Hennessy Film and explore the interactive experience – enjoy a striking glimpse into how Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège embodies Harmony. Mastered from Chaos.