France: Hennessy launches new Cognac

25 March, 2009

Hennessy has revived James Hennessy’s 1920’s ‘private’ Cognac for 21st century travel retail.

Hennessy has revived James Hennessy’s 1920’s ‘private’ Cognac for 21st century travel retail.

The €250 Cognac is a blend that reflects the one James Hennessy requested for entertaining the likes of Winston Churchill and Lawrence of Arabia.

Named Hennessy Privé, it is a blend of old eaux-de-vie that have been aged in young oak casks.

The product will be available in travel retail, including Singapor International, Hong Kong International and Charles de Gaulle, Paris.

The new blend is presented in an Art Deco crocodile leather-style gift box.

 





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Dominic Roskrow

The serious business of bourbon

This is most odd. I’m standing with two American gentlemen in the corner of a very swish steak bar staring at a surreal painting of what we’re being told is a ship exploding as it sails towards a lighthouse. I think.

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