Hennessy VSOP Carton Hennessy V.S.O.P. is medium amber with fine aromas of sweet fruit, honey, caramel, cloves, nuts and oaky notes. The palate is round with smooth fruity flavours of orange peel, prune and vanilla on a long lingering finish. Hennessy V.S.O.P. is a 4 year old cognac, aged in Limousin oak barrels. A world famous cognac producer, Hennessy has a history dating back to 1765 when the company was established by Irishman Richard Hennessy. In the beginning, it was an eaux-de-vie trading business, but Hennessy was going to become the most successful cognac exporter in the world. Today, the company is one the most innovative cognac companies around, forcing collaborations with new markets such as the Hip-Hop scene in the United States. Its estate and headquarters are based in the famous town of Cognac in Charente. Know who the ambassador for Hennessy is? Find out here.