Hennessy Bottle Catalogue PART 2: Limited editions and specials 

(660 bottles; but still not complete. Last updated: Nov 23, 2022)

  

Contents:

1. Henco

2. Pure White

3. VS Limited Editions

4. VSOP Limited Editions (also privilege limited edtions)

5. Cuvée and Cuvée Supérieure

6. Distilleries series

7. Series Classique and Classium

8. Library Collection

9. XO Limited edition

10. Paradis and Richard Limited editions

11. Decanters and extravaganza

12. Special Occasion Editions

13. Other Limited Editions

14. Never been on the market (for special occasion only)

15. Casks and canons

1. Henco (1950s)

With 42% stated  No abv stated    Henco, Italian import; 73cl  Henco; 73cl, Italian import   Henco Dry, Italian import Henco Dry, Mexican import (Louis Alleq)

2. Pure White

Pure White (ca. 1999; somewhere between VS and VSOP) Content is stated below the signature Without content or ABV stated on the front 70cl Pure White (2019)

3. VS Limited editions

2009, Number 1, Kesh and Burrows:

Number 1, Kesh and Burrows; 70cl (2009) Number 1, Kesh and Burrows; 70cl, different back-side (2009) Number 1, Kesh and Burrows (2009) with a paper duty seal on top (Czech import); 70cl 700ml stated

2010, Blending of Art (BOA):

[first the 5 BOA bottles and also the devils bottle in a different colour (probably a rejected prelimanary draft); followed by the same bottles with the label unfolded and fully visible]

 Q-Tip and SpaceknuckleQuestlove and Aerosyn-Lex MestrovicKid Sister and FafiSteve Aoki and Laundry A Trak V.S Dust La Rock

2011, Kaws:

. Kaws1 (2011): Kaws with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated  ABV and e70cl stated; with a paper duty seal on top  Kaws with alcohol percentage and content 750ml stated  Kaws; 100cl stated in the bottom-right green area 100cl stated, with a paper duty seal Kaws 2 (blue); 70cl and abv stated Kaws2 (2011); content not stated

2012, Futura:

Futura 1 (2012); 70cl stated Futura 1 (2012) 70cl; with a paper seal on top Futura 1 (2012), 750ml stated (US import) No content stated (70cl) Futura 2 (2012) No content stated

2013, Os Gemeos:

Os Gemeos (2013) Os Gemeos, 70cl stated 70cl with a paper duty seal on top Os Gemeos with alcohol content and 750ml volume stated

2013 Luminous editions (ecru labels):

70cl (not stated), crimped cap luminous 1L, crimped cap  Luminous (2013); e70cl stated on the lower right; modern cap and heel luminous lighted (2013)  Luminous 1L variant ('very special' is lighted too)

2014, Shepard Fairey, regular:

Shepard Fairey, regular (red and yellow with gold lettering; 2014) Shepard Fairey, regular (gold lettering; 2014) with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated  Shepard Fairey, regular (gold lettering; 2014) with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated; with a paper duty seal on top Shepard Fairey, regular; 750ML stated Shepard Fairey, regular; 750ml stated. Looks like this bottle has no star to the right of Hennessy!

The regular Shepard Fairey bottles have gold coloured letters and adornments.

2014, Shepard Fairey, deluxe:

Shepard Fairey Deluxe-1 (gold band on neck and gold edges of label; 2014) Shepard Fairey De Luxe 1; with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated Shepard Fairey De Luxe 1; 750ML stated Shepard Fairey Deluxe-2 (red band on neck and red edges of label; 2014) Shepard Fairey De Luxe 2; with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated Shepard Fairey De Luxe 2; with alcohol percentage and content 750ml stated

The De luxe Shepard Fairey bottles have silver coloured letters and adornments.

2015, Ryan McGinnes:

Ryan McGinnes, Regular (silver cap, 70cl e; 2015) 70cl, with a paper duty seal Ryan McGinnes, Regular (silver cap, 750ml; 2015)  Ryan McGinnes Deluxe-1 (black cap, coloured label; 70cl, 2015) Ryan McGinnes Deluxe-1 (black cap, coloured label; 750ml, 2015) Ryan McGinnes Deluxe-2 (black cap, black and white label; 70cl, 2015) Background of the shoulder emblem is plain Background of the shoulder emblem is plain

2016, Scott Campbell:

Scott Campbell, 70cl not stated (2016) Scott Campbell, 40%vol and 70cl stated (2016) Scott Campbell, 40%alc/vol and 750ml stated (2016)  Scott Campbell, 70cl stated (2016); Asian import (click to see back) Scott Campbell (2016), with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated (deluxe edition) 70cl with a paper duty seal 750ml stated Different colour of the Hennesy area on the label

2017, JonOne:

Designed by JonOne (2017); 70cl stated Designed by JonOne (2017); 750ml stated; content stated as 40% vol. Designed by JonOne (2017); 750ml stated (bigger); content stated as 40% alc/ vol. Designed by JonOne (2017) without content or alcohol percentage stated (750ml)

2017: Luminous editions (black labels):

Luminous black label, ultra limited (2017) Black Luminous ultra limited; 70cl; all text on the label in white Luminous black label, lighted 1L Luminous black label, ultra limited

2018, Vhils:

Designed by Vhils (2018) without content or alcohol percentage stated (70cl); below only 'cognac' is stated Designed by Vhils (2018) without content or alcohol percentage stated (70cl); below address is stated over two lines e 70cl stated Vhils (2018), 750ml stated Collector's edition Vhills, 750ml

2019, Felipe Pantone:

70cl stated 40%vol and e750ml stated (Australian bottle) 40%alc/vol and 750ml stated (without the 'e'-sign) (US bottle) 700ml Mexican import No content stated Appartment 103, Felipe Pantone, collector's edition; 70 bottles made

2019, 10th anniversary of the art of blending, OSA Seven:

e70cl

2020:

Luminous bottle, 70cl not stated Gold (sept 2020), content not stated on the front; e 70cl 750ml, stated on the front on lower right, Gold (sept 2020)

2020, Faith XLVII:

e70cl e70cl, with a duty seal; Italian import 750ml 750ml stated, but very vague

2021

Together with NBA (2021) e70cl stated 750ml stated 750ml in a square (South African bottle) Regular VS bottle sold in special packaging (partnership NBA, 2021)

Les Twins, Move Out Loud:

70cl 'Ca Blaze' in motion; by Les Twins (2021) 750ml 'Ca Blaze' in motion; by Les Twins (2021)  750ml (not stated), by urban artist Les Twins (2021)  e70cl 'Lil beast' in motion; by Les Twins (2021) e70cl 'Lil beast' in motion; by Les Twins; produced and bottled in France in a larger font size (2021) 750ml 'Lil beast' in motion; by Les Twins (2021) 750ml (not stated) by Les Twins (2021)

By French designer Julien Colombier (2021) with e70cl stated 750ml stated

Nov 2021 (variant)

2022

NBA 2022; produced & bottled in France indicated on the front e70cl,; produced & bottled in France is on the back side

Limited edition for the new year 2023 (Oct 2022) With ABV and content (e70cl) indicated

4. VSOP Limited editions

Flask:

Fine champagne flask

Coupe Spéciale, Eau Sauvage Extreme:

Coupe Spéciale, Eau Sauvage Extreme

Mexico (2010):

Mexico 2010 vsop-privilege 70cl Mexico privilege-vsop 750ml

EXISTING BOTTLES OF THE Privilege collection (PC1 t/m PC8) 2011-2018; VSOP or Privilege, according to shoulder text:
 VSOP 70 clVSOP 750mlVSOP 1LVSOP no content statedPrivilege 750mlPrivilege 1LPrivilege no content stated
PC1 Hélios (2011)X
X Malaysian
X Malaysian duty seal
X
X travel retail
XX
PC2 Nyx (2012)X
X Malaysian, duty seal
X travel retailX
X travel retail
XXX
PC3 Kyrios (2013)X
X duty seal
X Malaysian
XXX
PC4 1817 (2014)X
X Malaysian, duty seal
X 1L
X 1000ml
XXX
Traveler (2014)X
PC5 Genome not clear (2014)X
X duty seal
X Malaysian, duty not paid
X
X Malaysian. with duty seal
XX
PC5 Genome clear (2014)XXX
PC6 not clear (2015)X
X 700ml 40%alc/vol
X 700ml 40%vol
X 70cl Malaysian; duty seal
X 40%alc/vol
X 40%ALC/VOL
X
PC6 clear (2015)XX
PC7 Carnovsky not clear (2016)X
X with duty seal
X 700ml
XX
X duty seal
X no content
X Malaysian
X Malaysian (var)
X
PC7 Carnovsky clear (2016)X
PC7 Carnovsky red bottle (2017)X
PC8 John Maeda (2018)X
X with duty seal
XXX (70cl)
X (700ml)
PC1 Helios (2011):

Helios vsop-privilege 70cl (2011) Helios vsop-privilege 1L Helios vsop-privilege 1L; with 'Travel Retail' printed No content stated  VSOP privilege, with Malaysian text underneath; 70cl VSOP privilege, with Malaysian text underneath and with a paper seal on top Helios privilege VSOP 1L e 1.0L stated

PC2 Nyx (2012):

Nyx vsop-privilege 70cc Nyx vsop-privilege 70cc with Malaysian text underneath. Nyx vsop-privilege 1L, Singapore import Nyx vsop-privilege 1L, Travel retail Nyx 750ml Travel Retail Nyx privilege-vsop 750ml (2011) Nyx privilege (content not stated, said to be 1L) Privilege, no content stated, said to be 70cl. Warning: you can see that this bottle is exactly the same as previous: same shadows and lighting etc)

PC3 Kyrios by Chris Bangle (2012-2013):

Kyrios vsop e70cl (2012)  70cl with a paper duty seal on top  Kyrios 70cl Arak Mengandungi (alcohol content) Kyrios vsop 1L Kyrios vsop (content not stated) Kyrios privilege 750ml (2012)

Privilege Collection 4 (2013):

PC no. 4 vsop 70cc (2014) PC 4 70cl; content not stated PC4 70cl Arak Mengandungi (alcohol content); 'e70cl' very vaguely stated on the right; with a duty seal 1L PC No. 4 vsop (2014) 1000ml stated; Travel Retail  PC no. 4 privilege 750ml (2014) PC no.4 privilege (content not stated)

PC4 1817, 1L

Travelers Exclusive (2014):

Travellers exclusive edition 1L (2014)

PC5 Genome, Peter Saville (2014):

Genome VSOP not clear 70cl Genome VSOP not clear 70cl with a paper duty seal  Génome (Peter Saville) (content not stated) (2014) Genome 70cl (not stated); Arak Mengandungi (alcohol content); with a duty seal  Genome not clear privilege 750ml (2014)  No content stated Genome clear (Peter Saville) privilege 750ml (2014)

PC6 Peter Saville (2015):

Peter Saville with 40%Vol and 70cl content stated (2016) Peter Saville vsop-privilege with 40%Alc/vol and 700ml content stated (2016) Peter Saville vsop-privilege with 40%vol and 700ml content stated (2016) Peter Saville vsop-privilege with 40%vol and 70cl content stated (2016); Arak Mengadungi stated and a paper seal  Peter Saville vsop-privilege (no content stated) (2016) 750ml stated on the right side and 40%alc/vol on the left 750ml stated on the right side and 40%ALC/VOL (in capitals) on the left limited edition (2015) 70cl 1L bottle limited edition (2015)

PC7 Carnovsky (2016):

70cl stated  70cl stated; with a paper duty seal  700ml stated on the right  750ml stated on the right below Carnovsky 2016, no 7. 1 Liter 1L, stated (stated differently?); with a paper seal on top Carnovsky 2016, no 7. 1 Liter; content not stated 1L stated; Malaysian bottle 1L stated; Malaysian bottle; now stated below the label. Carnovsky 2016, no 7. 70cl clear bottle Clear, content not stated; said to be 750ml by shop

Carnovsky bottle seen through a colour filter:

Green: nature (green leaves) blue: dream (a crown) Red: energy (the sun)

Carnovsky red bottle 2017:

Carnovsky 2018, 70cl stated; for Chinese market, year of dog)

PC8 Maeda (2017):

  70cl stated, with paper duty seal  70cl, not stated (stated on box, click to see)  Designed by John Maeda (released in 2017); content not stated, on box is printed: 700ml  750ml  1L bottle

Guanguy Zhang (2018):

70cl; artist: Guangyu Zhang (2019, year of the pig) 70cl and with a paper duty seal VSOP Privilege 750ml; artist: Guangyu Zhang (2019, year of the pig)

Privilege Limited Editions (from 2019):

Season 1 The Sazerac Cocktail with glass and bar spoon, e70cl stated (2019) Season 1 The Sazerac Cocktail with glass and bar spoon, 750ml stated (2019) Season 2 The Oldfashoined, with a jigger (70cl stated) Season 2 The Oldfashoined, with a jigger (e70cl stated) Season 2 The Oldfashoined, with a jigger (750ml stated) Season 2 The Oldfashoined, with a jigger (no content stated, USA bottle, so 750ml) Season 3 The Manhattan Cocktail with strainer (no content stated, said to be 70cl, but 40%alc/vol stated so probably USA bottle and 750ml) Season 3 The Manhattan Cocktail with strainer, e70cl stated Season 3 The Manhattan Cocktail with strainer, 750ML stated

Zhang Huan (2020):

Chinese year of the rat, e70cl stated  e70cl stated and with a paper duty seal No abv or content stated on the front (70cl) Chinese year of the rat, 70cl, Malaysian import 750ml stated

United Visual Artists (2020):

Content not stated e70cl stated 750ml

Luminous VSOP, 70cl (2020?)  With paper duty seal, 70cl; click to see back and bottom

2021:

Chinese new year, art by Liu Wei, 70cl (2021) 70cl Malaysian import 750ML e1,00L stated 1000ML bottle

By artist Refik Anadol (2021); (said to be 70cl, not stated) e70cl stated; HKDNP  750ML stated 750ML stated, South African bottle; with B421 code (importer's code) By artist Refik Anadol (2021); (said to be 750ml, different neck and closure)

In partnership with NBA (2021) NBA, e70cl stated 750ml NBA (2021)  Regular VSOP bottle in special packaging, partnership NBA 2021 By French designer Julien Colombier, e70cl stated (2021) 750ML stated By French designer Julien Colombier, no content or ABV stated (2021) Year of the Tiger, design by Zhang Enli (2022, bottled 2021), no content stated, VSOP on the shoulder is on a red background Year of the Tiger, design by Zhang Enli (2022, bottled 2021), e70cl and 40%vol stated 70cl, with Arak Mengandungi stated (Malaysian) 750ml stated

2022:

Together with Maluma, Columbian singer, 750ML (2022)  Holiday edition, 0.7L not indicated (sep. 2022) With content and abv indicated and with a duty seal on top  NBA 2022 With e70cl indicated on the front e70cl, Lunar New Year of the Rabbit 2023, by Yan Pei-Ming (Nov 2022) e70cl, Lunar New Year of the Rabbit 2023, by Yan Pei-Ming (Malaysian bottle, Nov 2022) 750ml, Lunar New Year of the Rabbit 2023, by Yan Pei-Ming (US bottle, Nov 2022)

5. Cuvée and Cuvée Superieure (for Japenese market, around 1980s)

Cuvée Superieure, 0.70L, Asian import  Privilege

40%vol and 70cl stated Asian characters underneath Different Asian characters underneath  700ml, no shoulder label, no blob; Japanese import

Different text on neck label

From 1990s on:

1990-2001 1990-2001, different capsule Different logo; on the cap is written: 'please tear off'; 700ml stated on the back; Japanese import French text on the cap (tirer pour ouvrir) Cap is more red; on cap is written 'please tear out' (in stead of tear off)

Cuvée Superieure was produced for the Asian Market.

6. distilleries series

Single distillery 1988, Le Peu; e70cl Single distillery 1988, Le Peu; CONT.NET 700ml stated; Mexican import single distillery 1998, Le Peu; different lower label, left bottom: 40%vol and on the right e70cl e70cl with paper duty seal (Italian import) single distillery 1998, Le Peu; left bottom: 40%alc/vol 80 proof and on the right 750ml Single distillery 1998, Camp Romain Single distillery 1998, Camp Romain; with a paper seal on top CONT. NET. 700ml stated; additional text on the capsule; Mexican import Single distillery 1998, Camp Romain; different text in rectangular label Single distillery, Izambard 1998; e70cl stated  Single distillery, Izambard 1998; Cont. net. 700ml stated Single distillery 1998, Izambard; different lower label Same as previous, but with a paper seal on top

7. Series Classique (2000-2002) and Classium (Asian market)

Classique, traditional quality cognac  Classique, quality rare cognac Classique, cognac quality rare

70cl ClassiVm  ClassiVm (2009); content not stated ClassiVm, different cap and with alcohol percentage and content 70cl stated ClaasiVm, different cap and with alcohol percentage and content not stated (70cl) ClassiVm, limited edition (only 60); 2009 Different capsule, 70cl (2020) Without ABV or content stated Classivm Luminous (2019) Together with the NBA (2021) Classivm and NBA (2022)

8. Library Collection (Blue Tome, Red Tome, Silver Top and Library)

Blue tome (1980s): The blue tome bottles come with a case looking like three books

Bleu Tome 1994: Hauteneuve, La Billarderie, Bouqueville (stopper in silver and Hennessy on neck-label); back-side: 40%vol, 40 GL and e0,70L, 70%Proof. (1980s)  With a paper top seal, Italian import by Claretta, 70cl (early 1990s) Back-side: HKDNP, USDNP, 40%vol and e0,70L (1980s)  Bleu Tome 1994: Hauteneuve, La Billarderie, Bouqueville (stopper in gold and silver and Hennessy on neck-label); with a paper seal on top 750ml stated on the back

Red tome (1994): The red tome bottles come with a case looking like two books

Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994)  Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994); 70cl (click to see detail)   Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994); Russian import, 70cl (click to see detail) Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994); Russian import, 70cl, different back (click to see detail)  Paper top seal, Russian import, 0,7L (different back)  Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994); Russian import, 70cl, different back (click to see detail)  Red Tome: La Faïencerie et la Comédie (gold stopper, 1994); Russian import, 70cl, different back (click to see detail)

The bibliotheque: The library or ‘bibliotheque’ has a casing that looks like 8 books: tome 4 until 11.

Library (note the silver stopper) Library (closed) Library (box opened; note the golden stopper) Gold top 'Bibliotheque'; 70cl Russian import  e 70cl, Italian import

Silver Top or Red Box (1977-81): The Silver Top has just a rectangular casing, they are in VSOP and in Napoleon quality:

Without Napoleon on the box

VSOP 700ml Fine Champagne Cognac (stated) Silver Top Library Decanter (click to see shield)  VSOP 70cl Fine Champagne Cognac (stated) Silver Top Library Decanter   Napoleon Silver Top decanter, content not stated, said to be 70cl on auction 40%Vol and e70cl stated on the red paper label; Napoleon Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter, no label at the front. Back-side says: 40%vol, 40GL and e0,70L, 70%Proof  Napoléon (on plaquette); ABV and content (0,7) stated differently on back (click to see)  Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter (variant); 700ml stated  Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter, HKDNP; content not stated Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter, HKDNP; content not stated; without Napoleon on the box  Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter, USDNP; content 0,7L, stated at the bottom  Napoleon, with Singapore Duty Not Paid sticker  Napoléon stated on the plaquette; 0,70 LTR stated; Dutch import  Napoléon Silver Top Library Decanter (variant); 750ml stated 68cl Napoleon silver top; comes with a different box and with two glasses  Napoleon (not stated) Gold top decanter; 70cl

Strictly speaking the Napoléon Silver Top does not belong to the library collection, but I have put it here because of the big resemblance.

9. XO Limited editon

exclusive collection (nrs 1 to 9):

Nr. 1: Magnificence (2008) No 1 magnificence with 'travel retail' stated No. 1, 750ml US import  Nr. 2: Iridescence (2009) Nr. 2 (var): Iridescence (2009) with a paper duty seal and signed 'James Hennessy' Nr. 3: Opus 140, 140th anniversary of XO (2010) Nr. 3 (var): Opus 140th anniversary, Travel Retail, 70cl (Click to see detail of label: 'Produce of France Travel Retail') Nr 3: Opus 140; content not stated on the front; 700ml Asian import Nr. 4: Odyssey 1 by Arik Levy (2010) Nr. 4 (var): Same as previous, but with a paper seal on top Nr. 4: Odyssey 1 by Arik Levy without volume or ABV stated Nr. 4: Odyssey 1 by Arik Levy, Travel Retail (2010): on the stand it says: Hennessy XO (in stead of just Hennessy)  Nr. 5: 'V' or Odyssey 2 by Arik Levy (2011) (dark capsule and dark XO label) Nr. 5: 'V' or Odyssey 2 by Arik Levy (2011) (dark capsule and dark XO label); with HKDNP stated No. 6 by Arik Levy (2012); dark capsule, dark label and light XO label) No. 6 (var) by Arik Levy (2012) with a paper duty seal on top No.7 (copper) by Tom Dixon (2013)No.7 (copper) by Tom Dixon (2013) with content and alcohol percentage stated CONT.NET. 700ml stated; Mexican import No.8 (silver) by Tom Dixon (2014) no alcohol and content stated No.8 (silver) by Tom Dixon (2014) with alcohol and content stated; 70cl No.8 (silver) by Tom Dixon (2014) with alcohol and content stated and a paper duty seal on top 700ml stated No.9 (gold) by Tom Dixon (2015); 40%alc/vol and 70cl stated No.9 (gold) by Tom Dixon (2015) with 40%vol and e70cl stated No.9 (gold) by Tom Dixon (70cl, 2015); no ABV or content stated; said to be 700ml by shop. No.9 (gold, var.) by Tom Dixon with a paper duty seal on top(70cl stated, 2015)

apartment103 designs (2015-2017):

Apartment 103 (2015) Festival (2016) with 40%vol and e70cl stated Festival (2016); with 40%alc/vol and 750ml(?) stated  Hennessy Ice; designed by Apartement 103, 70cl stated (2016) Hennessy Ice; designed by Apartement 103, no content or ABV stated (2016)  Hennessy Ice; designed by Apartement 103, 700ml stated (2017)  Hennessy Ice; designed by Apartement 103, 750ml stated (2017)   Design: Apartement 103 (2017) Design: Apartement 103 (2017); without content or ABV stated  70cl XO Ice Experience (2017); with Thomas Bastide glasses  750ml XO Ice Experience (2017); with Thomas Bastide glasses  XO Ice Experience; said to be 700ml (not stated); with Thomas Bastide glasses

Marc Newson (2017):

 

e70cl Marc Newson XO, in the box 750ml, US bottle  Malaysian import The 2018 edition of Marc Newson

Festive and Ice editions (2018-2020):

Hennessy Festive Experience, bucket (once opened the box is an ice bucket; black capsule, 70cl (2018)   XO Festive 70cl, with a silver and bronze coloured cap; in a box (2018) CONT.NET 700ml (Mexican)  XO Ice, 1L (in a box) Hennessy XO and Ice, silver and bronze coloured capsule and label, 2019, 70cl   Festive Ice Experience 2019, Silver and bronze coloured capsule 0,70L Ice Ritual (2020) XO ice ritual 750ml

Luminous (2019):

XO Luminous (2019)  Luminous, no content stated; different neck 750ml stated on a sticker on the neck 70cl, Malaysian import

Frank Gehry design (2020):

Celebrating 150 year XO; enveloped in a 24 carat gold-dipped-bronze crinkled sleeve and a encased by a fractured glass glorifier; 150 bottles made Frank Gehry (2020)  With e70cl stated e70cl, with an Italian duty seal 750ML bottle (stated) 750ML bottle (stated) and Product of France - Produit de France (bilingual)

Year of the Rat edition 2020 (only in Asia)

2021 Chinese new year by Liu Wei:

(note: regular bottles were also sold in the new year boxes)

2021 Chinese new year, art by Liu Wei (2020) 70cl Malaysian import 40%ALC/VOL and 700ML stated (Asian) 2021 Chinese new year, art by Liu Wei (750ml, 2020) Art by Liu Wei; glass bottle; e1,00L

Julien Colombier:

By French designer Julien Colombier (2021) with abv and content (e70cl) stated 750ml indicated

NBA:

NBA edition, e70cl (2021) NBA edition, e70cl with XO stated (2021) With extra text, looks like HKDNP NBA edition, content not stated  NBA edition, 750ml (2021)

Year of the Tiger, design by Zhang Enli (2022, bottled 2021) 70cl, Malaysian import 750ml 750ml, without product of France or produce de France stated

Airport Exclusive editions 2022:

1L Airport Exclusive Paris (2022) 1L Traveler Exclusive Hainan (2022) 1L Traveler Exclusive Macau (2022) 1L Airport Exclusive Singapore (2022) Airport Exclusive Hong Kong, 1L (2022)

New year edition:

XO for the new year 2023 (Oct. 2022)

e70cl, Lunar New Year of the Rabbit 2023, by Yan Pei-Ming (Nov 2022)  e70cl, Lunar New Year of the Rabbit 2023, by Yan Pei-Ming (Malaysian bottle, Nov 2022)

10. Paradis and Richard Limited Editions

70cl cognaçaise Paradis (refill bottle) 70cl cognaçaise Paradis Extra (refill bottle) 70cl sample not for resale (1990s) 750ml sample not for resale, imported by Schieffelin & Somerset, New York (1990s)

Horus

Hennessy Horus made of 18 carat gold; the oversized stopper represents the overflowing liquor (2009).

Year of the Tiger Paradis, design by Zhang Enli, 1L; 2022 (bottled 2021)

Exclusive collection: Richard Hennessy X Berluti (2022)

Paradis rare cognac, Golden Edition with NFT technology (2022)

Chinese New Year edition 2023, year of the Rabbit; by Pei Ming (Nov 2022)

11. Decanters (Baccarat) and extravaganza

Not 100ml but 1000ml (on sale in Malaysia)

VSOP fine champagne, 750ml stated and 25.4 FL.OZ (1980s) VSOP fine champagne, 750ml stated VSOP fine champagne; 4/5 quart stated No age indication, VSOP, stated on the box; note the difference of the neck label with previous bottle (70cl. stated) (est. early 1970s)  Almost the same as previous bottle, but now 'e70cl' is stated on the sticker. (VSOP stated on the box) (est. late 1970s) VSOP fine champagne VSOP fine champagne with a paper duty seal and a cord VSOP VSOP reserve, Mexican import VSOP Grande Réserve

Bras d'Or Hanging card has a different colour  Bras d'Or, with a paper duty strip on top  Bras d'Or with a paper duty seal; 0,75L. Bras d'Or (1960s) Napoléon, with 40%vol and 0.70L stated  Napoléon, without abv or content stated 

XO XO XO ca 1960  70cl; different font is used and emblem placed before Hennessy With 40% G.L. stated beneath XO; Belgium import, 70cl; 1974  XO; the label is green and striped (like the Extra) XO Japanese import

Extra; said to contain vintages from 1864, 1872, 1875 and 1900, grande champagne (1960s) Extra baccarat 70cl Extra, Asian import by Boustead Trading

Nostalgie de Bagnolet (1980s) Nostalgie de Bagnolet with a paper seal (1980s)

Paradis, no text; 70cl (1980s) Paradis, Asian import (on the box it says: Extra) Paradis, Asian import; diferent from previous Paradis, no text; with a paper seal on top Paradis, with a name tag Paradis with a name tag on the neck and a paper duty seal  70cl Paradis with paper label

Roche Courbon, 1765-1985, 220 year anniversary (1500 were made)

Hennessy Extravaganza

The very expensive and extravagant bottles of Hennessy have their own page, where there is room for a more extensive description of the bottles: Beauté du Siècle, 8 Limited Édition, Édition Particulière, Timeless and Ellipse.

Click on this link to see the Hennessy Extravaganza page.

Beauté du Siècle  Hennessy 8 (2016) H 8, new release of the Hennessy 8 with NFT (blockbar) technology (2022) Edition Particuliere Timeless  Ellipse Ellipse with revenue tax stamp on the back; Russian import

12. Special Occasion Editions

Coronation Queen Elizabeth in 1953 (1900 vintage) In honor of the Queen's silver jubilée (1977) Cuvée bicentenaire, 200 year existence of the USA (1976); 40% alc/vol and 700ml stated Cuvée bicentenaire, 200 year existence of the USA (1976); 4/5 quart and 80 proof stated; import by Schieffelin & Co. Cuvée bicentenaire, 200 year existence of the USA (1976); with an Asian sticker on the neck; 4/5 quart and 80 proof stated; import by Schieffelin & Co. Cuvée bicentenaire, 200 year existence of the USA (1976); with wax emblem on the neck and a paper seal on top; 4/5 quart and 80 proof stated; import by Schieffelin & Co. Ferndown cup 1984 (Golf tournament) Hennessy Cognac Ladies Cup 1985, ladies golf tournament in France (VSOP) To commemorate Kilian Hennessy (1988)  40 Years Gold Cup (1996) Hennessy Cup 1997, Golf and Land Cup Club Köln 1942 bottle; to comemmorate 100 years of the FIA (2004)

100 year National Urban League, aka Historic Limited Edition (2010, 70cl)  100 year National Urban League, aka Historic Limited Edition (2010, 750ML) 100 year National Urban League, aka Historic Limited Edition (2010); no content or abv stated To celebrate 100 year anniversary of the Appellation Cognac (2009) To celebrate 100 year anniversary of the Appellation Cognac (2009) To celebrate 100 year anniversary of the Appellation Cognac (2009) To honor Obama, the 44th president (750ml, 2009) To honor Obama, the 44th president (1 Liter, 2009) Kenya 50 year independent (2013) Nigeria 50 year of independence (2010) 50 year independence of Trinidad & Tobago (2012) Barbados 50 year of independance (2016) 50 year Jamaica independance (2012); 1L 50 year Jamaica independance (2012); content not stated (70cl) To celebrate Hennessy's 250th anniversary, VS, 70cl (2105) To celebrate Hennessy's 250th anniversary, 700ml; VS (2105)

250st anniversary (click to see packaging)

VSOP 250th anniversary (e70cl); 2015 VSOP 250th anniversary; 700ml stated; 2015 VSOP 250th anniversary (750ml) 1L VSOP 250th anniversary To celebrate Hennessy's 250th anniversary, VSOP Privilege (2015); 750ml

250th anniversary; without the two lines left and right of the embleme; with alcohol percentage and content stated. Looks very much like the regular one but packaging is certainly different. XO 250th Anniversary, 70cl 1L bottle, 250th anniversary 70cl 250 Years Collectors blend To celebrate Hennessy's 250th anniversary, Collector Blend (2015) 75cl 1L 250 Years Collectors blend 1L Travel Retail 1L 250 Years Collectors blend; with a paper seal on top 70cl Sample (not for sale) for 250 year celebration In honour of James Hennessy at 250th anniversary of Hennessy (2015); 1L  In honour of James Hennessy at 250th anniversary of Hennessy (2015); 1L Travel Retail First Landing 1868 to celebrate 130 years in Japan (1998)

Tribute to Picasso 35cl. (1998) Tribute to Picasso 35cl with a DFS sticker (1998)

Hennessy 1855 (possibly 1955?) Hennessy 1855 (possibly 1955?); different capsule Private Reserve 1865 to celebrate 100 year Hennessy (2004, e70cl) Private Reserve 1865 to celebrate 100 year Hennessy (2004, 700ml stated) Private reserve with a paper seal on top (70cl) 25th anniversary of Kenzo, 35cl (1997) 25th anniversary of Kenzo, 35cl (1997) With a DFS (Duty Free Shopper) sticker; 35cl is stated at the back of the neck.

The International Bank of Azerbaijan (1st edition Richard) Sir Garfield Sober's private collection (1st edition Richard) The International Bank of Azerbaijan, Moscow 5th Anniversary (2d edition Richard) En l'honneur de monsieur le Président de la République Française Nicolas Sarkozy (only two were made; 2d edition Richard) Year of the ox, Richard (probably 2009) Paradis Imperial, 70th anniversary Singapore Airlines (2017) with a bottle number

200 year anniversary of the Hennessy vsop privilege (1818-2018), 70cl  70cl With a paper duty seal, Malaysian import (underneath: 'Arak Mengandungi 40% Alkohol 70 cl'  200 year anniversary of the Hennessy vsop privilege (1818-2018), 750ml  200 year anniversary of the Hennessy vsop privilege (1818-2018), 750ml; with two lines for the address underneath

To celebrate the selling of 3.000.000 bottles of VS in the USA in one year (May 2016)  750ml VSOP Privilege, special edition; Honoring all who served France e70cl, Dutch flag and Amsterdam depicted (year?)  e70cl, Amsterdam coat of arms (three Andreas crosses) and Amsterdam depicted (year?) Suriname edition, 2020 100 years presence in Nigeria (2021); 70 cl stated on the box With 40%vol and e70cl stated

Hennessy limited edition with Surinam flag (2020) (Don Henny)

2020; Don Henny

13. Other Limited Editions.

Gold bottle, 73cl (stated on the back); Italian import, Wax & Vitale (1960s) Gold bottle with paper label below and '190' on the shoulder Jimmy (1997, Caribean ans USA) Hennessy Choice (Asian); 70cl Hennessy Choice (Asian); content and abv different (seems to read: 40%vol HDNP 75cl) Diptyque subtle (2008); 50cl Diptyque robust (2008); 50cl 2020, Black lives matter Blend of 10% cognac and 90% Australian brandy; produced by is Jas. Hennessy & Co. PTY. Limited ,Sydney Not sure about contents

No. 1; 1857 (1980s)No. 1 with a paper seal No. 1 with a different label colour No. 1 with an emblem on the top of the label and different text Hennessy privé, made for Japanese Market (1994) with 70cl stated Reserve Speciale 70cl cognaçaise Paradis (refill bottle) 70cl cognaçaise Paradis Extra (refill bottle) 70cl Paradis rare cognac, sample not for re-sale (refill bottle) 70 cl Paradis Imperial, sample not for sale, refill bottle 70cl sample not for resale (1990s) 750ml sample not for resale, imported by Schieffelin & Somerset, New York (1990s) Private Réserve (1873) Same but with paper top seal Same; lighter red capsule, more yellow label and paper top seal 750ML Private Reserve; US import by Schieffelin & Somerset 70cl Private reserve (refill?) Timeless (1999); personalized: exclusively reserved for Guillermo Garcia   Hennessy Privé (2008), travel retail 70cl  Hennessy Privé (2008), 'travel retail' in larger letters; 70cl 70cl Hennessy Privé (2010) without the word cognac underneath Hennessy and no 'travel retail' on the back Coupe 2008 (for Part des Anges)  VS selection exclusive 1L Black (2010, VS) 70cl  750ml stated, text above 'cognac' in two languages 75cl, according to auctioneer, but not stated on the bottle. The text on the fron is different: only in English 1L Black Content not stated, but sid to be 1L Content not stated, supposedly 1L, with 'ARM' on it Black illuminated 1L dummy bottle Coupe Exclusive 2012 Edition Speciale 2016 Edition Speciale 2017

Master Blender's selection no.1 (2016, 750ml)  Master Blender's selection no.1 (2016) said to be 750ml, but not stated Master Blenders Sélection no. 2 (Oct. 2017, 750ML) Master Blenders Sélection no. 2 (no. 2 not stated) Master Blenders Sélection no. 3; (Sept-2018; 750ML) Master Blenders Sélection no. 3; text in French and English, Canadian import (750ML) Master blender's selection no 4, 750ml stated (2020)

6 different bottles made in collaboration with the Nigerian artist D'banj (2013)

14. Never been on the market (for special occasion only)

The following bottles were designed for special occasions only and were never for sale in a regular store. Not all are shown here. You can find pictures of the others on the internet, for instance on the website of the Hennessy afficionado Don Henny.

Unknown age, in a 'Bagnolet' decanter; gift on an eventin Venice in 1985   IDV Sales Conference 1987 La Vignerie (1991) Coupe speciale, for participants of a training in 1995 when the Jardine Wines et Spirits was formed (a joint venture with Hennessy, Diageo and Jardine Matheson (1995) Une visite (1996) Institute Sociale Hennessy 50th anniversary (1997)  Institute Sociale Hennessy 60th anniversary (2007) Institute Sociale Hennessy 70th anniversary (2017) Luxury Moment Bali; probably a 'one-off' (Toshiya Ozaki) (2000) Luxury Moment Bali; probably a 'one-off' (Akihiro Sugimoto) (2000) Coupe Spéciale Occasion de la remise, médaille vermeil (2008) Occasion de la remise, médaille d'Or (2013) Coupe des Salariés (2015)

  • Gift on an event in Venice 1985.
  • Very Fine Old Cognac on the occasion of IDV (UK) Sales Conference in 1987.
  • La Vignerie, offered to the employees of a distillery on the occasion ot the opening (1991). Napoléon cognac.
  • Une Visite, offered to the personnel in 1996 at the start of the ‘Tour the Quays’ (1996).
  • Institute Sociale Hennessy; three models, one for the 50th, one for the 60th and the third for the 70th anniversary of the ISH, offered to the employees and pensioners of the Hennessy company (1997; 2007; 2017)
  • Luxury Moment Bali 2000 (two different names)
  • Coupe Spéciale 1765-2005 offered to the employees to celebrate 240 year and 4 million casks sold (2005)
  • Occasion de la remise de sa médaille du travail, médaille d’or (2008) and médaillle vermeil (2013)
  • Coupe des Salariés, offered to the sales personnel at the 250th anniversary (2015)

  • Fissa: 10 different designs made for the occasion of Artistry Night in Amsterdam (2013)

 

Designed by Geronimooo for the Encore Festival in Amsterdam (2015)

  • Hennessy had unique bottles degisned for all participants of the 2015 Encore Festival in Amsterdam

Four of the 250 unique samples that were given away; designed by Shon Price at the 250th anniversary (2015)

  • Shon Price, design bottle made on the occasion of a party for Hennessy’s 250th anniversary (2015)

 

15. Barrels, canons and other

Green cask, vsop réserve:

VSOP Réserve Cognac, grande fine champagne stated is: established in 1795 stated is: established in 1795; Asian import Grande Réserve VSOP; 40° G.L.; capacidade Lit. 0,945 with a Spanish duty seal (est. 1970s) Grandel Reserve VSOP; ALC 40% and INH. 0.945Liter stated  94.5CL stated   Grande Réserve VSOP, 40° and 0,945L stated Grande Reserve VSOP, Produce of France; 94,5cl inh. stated on the back; imported by Chassart, Belgium

Gold cask:

Gold cask, Napoléon Gold cask, Napoléon; without the address line and the instructions  Gold Cask Bras d'Or Bras d'Or, with a US duty seal and a Tenneessee state stamp; Schieffelin import 

Wooden casks:

6L barrel, XO, HKDNP VSOP in wooden cask VSOP in wooden cask, with paper seal on top VSOP in wooden cask, variant Wooden barrel for a VSOP bottle (1969, stated inside of cap)

Porcelain casks:

Porcelain (Bernardaud Limoges) cask, Napoleon, 70cl (1980s) Porcelain cask

Dame Jeanne: Dame de la Richonne

La Dame de la Richonne VSOP (1980s)

Other:

Bras Armé in coaster

Canons:

70cl VSOP reserve (click to see box) 70cl, probably Napoleon 70cl canon, VSOP privilege


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