The Richard Hennessy cognac is the embodiment of 250 years of the history, knowledge and expertise of the Maison Hennessy, with a unique blend of exceptional and rare eaux-de-vie.
An unparalleled range of aromas gives Richard Hennessy its unique complexity. It is structured to achieve a perfect balance, and only once it is tasted does it reveal its true meaning. Powerful and unexpected, Richard Hennessy reaches heights that approach cognac perfection
THE STORY OF FOUNDER:
At age 19, Richard Hennessy left his homeland, Ireland. In France he enlisted in the army, avid for freedom. It was his first journey and the beginning of a quest. With the help of his uncle, an eaux-de-vie merchant settled in Flanders, Richard Hennessy humbly learnt the business. 1765: In the town of Cognac, ambitious and determined, he was now ready to found a Maison trading in eaux-de-vie. Overcoming difficulties, he wanted to make his undertakings last, faithful to the Hennessy family motto: Vi Vivo Et Armis, I live by force and arms. A cognac carries his name and his philosophy.
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