Hennessy is one of the big names in cognac and their V.S. bottling one of the most popular. Being the youngest of the portfolio, Hennessy V.S. is, of course, the least expensive, though it still averages around $30 a bottle, which is in line with (if not less than) comparable cognacs. Overall, this is a decent cognac that is worthy of mixing, though it may be a little spendy for some for that purpose, and it is always there when you need it. It's a reliable cognac.
The powerful bouquet is dominated by overtones of oak, giving way to reveal a delicate scent of hazelnuts.Smooth and floral, V.S combines the sweetness of red fruits with a hint of vanilla that lingers on the palate.