"Don Henny's" Unbelievable 160-bottle Hennessy Cognac Collection

We were contacted some days ago by Olivier, who has a great nickname and who is a passionate collector of Hennessy bottles; special editions and bottles of some quite rare limited editions, standard bottles, old bottles… well, everything.

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My name is Olivier, I’m 32 years old. My friends call me ‘Don Henny’ because of my big passion for Hennessy.

Hennessy collection

This is a list of what I’ve tasted:

VS, Fine, VSOP “Privilge& Fine Champagne& Grande Reserve“, XO & XO Grande Champagne, Napoleon “Bras d’Or”, Paradis, Privé, Kenzo, Black, Hennessy White (Pure White), Classique, Private Reserve 1873, Le Peu, Izambard, Camp Romain, Bras d’Or, Napoleon Tome Book Red.

Hennessy Limited edition

This all started well 15 years back, when I drank cognac for the first time. This was Hennessy VS, which my friends & I like to call the Hammer.

Hennessy miniature

So i discoverd Hennessy & plesure to drink it. Even until today…I still discover new things they created.

"Don Henny's" Unbelievable 160-bottle Hennessy Cognac Collection

I started collecting slowley different kinds of bottles and bar atributes 8 years ago… Now I’ve got around 160 bottles of Hennessy, including all my doubles.

Hennessy collector

‘Doubles’: So I can taste one and leave one closed for the collectible value.

Hennessy Cognac Kenzo Edition

I also collect most of the other items they have from Hennessy, like glass, toy cars ,t’shirts, mirrors & everything else.

Hennessy White collection

So through all these years I have now also tasted many different products of Hennessy.

Hennessy bottles

So that’s it! Nice one, right?

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Max is a spirits expert and speaker, into marketing, technology, startups, and business development. He’s also a farmer. He likes tools and machines, Game of Thrones, and Better Call Saul. Included in his Top 10 Cognacs are the Audry XO and Bache Gabrielsen 1973.Max founded Cognac Expert in 2010 at his family’s estate in Poullignac, in the Cognac region, France. Started as a blog, today Cognac Expert is the world’s largest website about all things Cognac, a blog, and a specialized online shop featuring 800+ different Cognac bottles.

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    Don Henny

    Hi Lisa, any idea how much you want to spend on a bottle? There is a lot on the market…
    You can check out my FB page for more info or help to find you a bottle.
    Grtz,
    Don

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    Hey don, interested in whichever bottles are up for sale if you still have any. Started a collection myself and realized most of these bottles are really hard to find. Please let me know! Thanks

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    paul sow

    i have one L art de martell limited want sell 1if intersted call 0102811013 in maylsia

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    I have a bottle of 1945 Bas Armagnac Domaine de la Bataille for sale .
    Part of the cork has eroded so I am selling for a great price

    please give me some offers
    Thanks

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    hey lewis, i am interested in your bottle, how about some pictures please

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    I have a few bottles I’m selling if anyone mite like

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    I also have a collection of rare cognacs for sale,if interest in see pictures please contact me. Thank you

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    Don Henny

    Hi Frank,
    Can you send me your list and pictures?

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    Don Henry, how much do a 1970 bras d’or (France) go for?
    Unopened

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    Frank – Please send me pictures and list of cognacs also. Thanks!

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    Dear Olivier,

    we offer a Hennessy vintage 1830 cognac online – the only one in the world. Even if you might not buy it, it will surely be interesting for Hennessy collectors to know that such a bottle exists. Until now, the oldest vintage was a half bottle 1853 which had been opened in 2012 in a restaurant in London – the price was 19.000 British Pound – about 23.000 Euro.

    Best wishes
    Robert

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    Hi Robert,

    Please send some pictures, looks very interesting. Or have a look at my website.
    I don’t think I will be able to buy it,,,
    Grtz,
    Don

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    Hi Robert,

    Is it possible to have pictures of the Hennessy 1830 Vintage bottle you have, and an indication of pricing ideally too? I am very interested in this bottle.
    Many thanks
    Saul

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    Hi Don I have a bottle 1873 private reserve hennessy lot # 5 bottle003173 never open bottle box in excellent shape any value looking to sell

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    I have none for sale srry. Try auction sites or liquor online stores. Price can be as high as 500euro as far as I have seen, but that’s way overpriced. As you know when released in 2001 store price was 180euro only. but they have become more rare to find now

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    I have an old 50ML (I believe) unopened bottle of Hennessy Cognac. My 83 year old Mom got it when she was young and just gave it to me. I will try to find out approximately what year she acquired it. Would you be able to help me find it’s value? I can send picture if you like.

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    Hi Hal,

    Yes please send me a picture, click on the link above my name to visit my website. Thnx & Grtz, Don

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    I submitted pictures on the “your bottle” link under the blog tab. Not sure if that is what you were talking about. I wasn’t sure where the “link above my name” was. Please let me know if you have not received them.
    Thank you so much for your time and interest.

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    No, did not receive any pictures,,, you must click on my name Don Henny and you’ll come on my website…

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    Hi , we have found an old bottle of Paradis rare cognac Hennessy it’s the type in a white cushioned box. I’ve googled and can not find one that looks exactly the same. I think it may be quite old. I wanted to know what the value of it is? And were to sell it please? Thanks

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    Hi Jasmine,
    Indeed a picture would be nice, bottles from 1979-1990’s fetch around 400-600euro depanding type and condition!

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    Hello!
    I have Hennessy Paradis Collection 1987 SEALED for sell.

    Hennessy Paradis Cognac 40% Volume 0.70l.
    Made in France.

    This cognac is 27 years old and i bought it 1987.
    This hennessy paradis bottle have never been open and are still sealed.
    The coverbox is a bit chafed underneath but it’s nothing markable in standard position.

    Send me a mail if you want pictures and are intressed

    Best regards
    Annette

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    HENNESSY BRAS D’OR bottle.
    does not say napoleon it. do you have an ideal what its worth

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