Product DetailsX.O (Extra Old) is the result of craftsmanship that has been honed for over a century. The powerful eaux-de-vie in this blend achieve a roundness over time – the result is a bold, rich cognac. Engrave this bottle with a personal message for a remarkable gift. An icon of Hennessy, X.O has remained unchanged since its creation. Around 100 of the finest eaux-de-vie are carefully selected and aged to create this sophisticated blend.
How to enjoy
- The perfect serve - Enjoy neat, on the rocks, with a dash of water, in long drinks or refined cocktails
- Service temperature - Room temperature
- When to drink - Ready to drink
- Storage advice - Store upright in a cool, dark, dry place
- Closure - Cap With Cork
- Alcohol by volume - 40.0%
Blend and Origin
The ageing process distinguishes X.O from our other blends. The eaux-de-vie are aged for a minimum of 10 years in mainly French oak barrels. Absorbing tannins from the wood, the cognac develops a uniquely satisfying character that is robust and rich, with incredible persistence.
Pair with light fish and vegetable dishes
Begin with a simple starter of oven-cooked king prawns.
A fillet of sea bass, served on a bed of buttery sautéed leeks, is a rich yet delicate complement.
A molten chocolate cake with custard alongside is a perfect match.