Booze Banter

A Review of Hennessy Master Blender’s Selection No. 1 Cognac


Whilst rearranging the Booze Cabinet, I stumbled upon a bottle of Hennessy Cognac that I received for my 50th birthday which I haven’t had in quite awhile. Since we have nothing but time on our hands during lockdown, I figured that this would be a fine time to finally review this spirit with Limpd via Skype, so I poured off a healthy sample for Limpd and delivered it to him via our not so secret dead drop zone.

This particular Cognac expression from Hennessy is called Master Blender’s Selection No.1. I couldn’t find any information about No. 1 on their website, but did find the following information about No. 3 from this series:

At Maison Hennessy, it is said that cognac is not made, it is crafted. It is a precise blend of heritage, passion and transmission that are the essence of our craft.

Nothing captures this spirit of craftsmanship more than the Master Blender’s Selection. A unique series of limited edition releases, it is the result of our Master Blender’s freedom to elaborate a blend which, unlike other Hennessy cognacs, will not be replicated.

It looks like what Hennessy has going on with the Master Blender’s Selection is similar to what whisky makers are doing with their small batch releases. To find out what we thought of this spirit, click the play button on the following video:

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