HENNESSY is the luxurious brand of cognac, a type of brandy which is made up of distillation of grapes and named “HENNESSY” after the town of COGNAC, France, where the first whole colossal cognac dynasty was discovered.
Irish aristocrat Richard Hennessy started merchandising the cognac from the starting of the 18th century. When he was serving France army for Louis XV, he discovered the cognac dynasty and started his minimal business that grows with time and now HENNESSY is not just a business. It’s a luxurious deluxe, lavish, and elegant brand.
The brand has made a trifecta with the “MOET AND CHANDON” and “LOUIS VUITTON,” the Champaign classy brand, and the biggest bag brand respectively.
Hennessy as holding HALF of the Cognac’s production in the world has to be classy enough to be incompetent to others, all by its quality, quantity, fame, and appearance; for this matter, the street artist and social activist “SHEPARD FAIRY” has designed the bottle of Hennessy’s “Limited Edition” bottle.
Most Expensive Hennessy Bottles
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Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne (€ 1000000)
The world’s most classical, elegant, royal, and expansive cognac was considered as the DNA of cognac, having all the great properties of an excellent cognac. This cognac is named “Henri IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac Grande Champagne” after the KING HENRY IV.
This divine liquor is all the way perfect even the precious one due to the carafe it has. The famous jewel artist Jose Davalos designed the crystal bottle which has 600 perfect cuts with diamond stuck in it. And has 24K gold-dipped in sterling platinum, it has the shocking weight of 8Kg. and contain 100cl HERITAGE.
Hennessy Beaute du Siecle Cognac (€ 179.400)
Hennessy’s excellence talks in a manner of “Hennessy Beaute du Siecle Cognac,” which is marked with the most expansive Hennessy. It is the mixture blend of Hennessy’s rarest Eaux-de-vies. Its taste is the echoes of Hennessy’s original flavors. As being the most expansive cognac, it unleashes only 100 carafes.
Croizet Cognac Leonie 1858 ($156,760)
Although it secures the third position of this list of most expansive cognac, it has the Guinness world record of the world’s most expansive cognac. It is one of the most favored and liked pre-phylloxera blend.
The taste of Croizet Cognac Leonie 1858 has the fruity notes followed by extracts of roses and dried poppies and also some woody notes such as sandalwoods or cedar.
Cognac Brugerolle 1795 ($149,943)
World’s 4th expensive cognac was one the best commemoration partner of Napoleon Bonaparte whenever he got the victory in their battles. In the history of this cognac, it was most preferred and liked by the French Officers and thus always traveled with the army of Bonaparte.
This Brugerolle Cognac family was the part of CDG (the Compagnie De Guyenne) which give them the authority to sell their cognac with their own label.
1762 Gautier Cognac ($59,500)
1762 Gautier Cognac is one of the most ancient and genuine vintage cognacs. It is the first who featured the wax seal, driven cork and a handwritten label on the cognacs. The owners started their cognac’s business in the 1700s with the permission of the KING LOUIS XV to start their business of cognac from a little town of “Little Venice” in France.
Recently the carafe is sold out to an online bidder in the BONHAM’s auction of cognac, whiskey, and rare spirit in New York.
Remy Martin’s Louis XIII Grande Champagne Tres Vieille Age Inconnu ($45,630)
This cognac has the royal history as; it was excel in its glamour in the royal banquet where Queen Elizabeth and King George VI were present during the château de Versailles. It was the crown gem of Remy Martin’s firm.
The “Baccarat Crystal Vessel” shaped, which was recognized as the European Edition, holds the Remy Martin’s Louis XIII Grande Champagne Tres Vieille Age Inconnu which was written in history with the delicacy.
After 1963, the AGE INCONNU name was withdrawn by Louis XIII as the blends of both the cognacs was same, they were just differentiated as the AGE INCONNU name was used during the sale of cognac outside the United States and LOUIS XIII was used in the sale of cognacs inside United State.
Rémy Martin Black Pearl Louis XIII ($16,000-$55,00)
Remy Martin is the firm whose headquarter is in Cognac, France. The name of this cognac is after the divine king Louis XIII, who was the first Monarch, which accepted that the Cognac is an independent territory in Eaux-de-vie Domain.
Its final blend comprises 1200 different Eaux-de-vie collected from the Grand Champagne with an alluring taste of oak, creamy honey, chocolate, leather, and spice.
Like other cognacs in this list, it was also unleashed with the label of Limited Edition and only 775 bottles were made for the whole world. The royal “Baccarat Crystal Carafe” shaped bottle makes it divine.
Camus Cuvee 5.150 ($13,500)
It is a master blends of five different cognacs coming from different originates; Grande Champagne, Borderies, Petite Champagne, Bons Bois, and Fins Bois. This blend has a seductive taste of creamy, mellow vanilla and extracts of tropical fruits with the rich accent of the woody or spicy notes, and the crystallized lemon makes it tempting.
Camus Cuvee is the fifth addition Camus Masters’ Collection. It was unleashed on the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Spirit Making. The peculiar royal look can be proved by the “Baccarat Crystal Decanter,” and moreover, its value was raised more by the limited production of only 1492 bottles in the whole world.
Hardy Perfection 140 Years ($13,000)
Well-known unblended brandy in the whole world that gave the origin of fruit brandy, curving the taste with the supremacy of brandies, is the “Hardy Perfection 140 Years”. It was first made by Madison Hardy who is the brand known for its cognac production.
The founder of Hardy Perfection called the Antoine Hardy excellently mixed the combinations of different brandy of different wine; unfortunately, it was wiped out due to the great cause of disease during the Phylloxera period. Due to the eradication of that particular wine that made the cognac, there is no more production of Hardy Perfection.
According to the last research, there are only 8 unopened bottles are left in the whole world, of Hardy perfection. If we talk about its elegancy, then the shape that was chosen for it explains it so well, “THE DAUM CRYSTAL VESSEL.” And the property of unblended cognac is that each Eaux-de-vies holds that natural intensity of 41% volume.
Hennessy Ellipse (€7.995)
Hennessy ellipse is a family member of the Hennessy family of cognac. Specifically, it is a blend of seven different types of Eaux-de-vies that are perfectly selected and mixed that they balance others. The extracts of wild roses followed by the Earth’s tones the purest form of crystallized fruit is what makes it worthy of being a Limited Edition.
The shape of the bottle is another name of elegance with a “Baccarat Crystal Carafe” shape. This classiness of Hennessy is never the one who compromises or even in any way lacking attractiveness than any other brandy brand.
This Limited Edition was unleashed in the ’90s and now it is most uncertain about finding that one, although Hennessy never makes their buyers change the route from them, so in every massive event or day, Hennessy releases limited bottles of his elegance.