“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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We thought this would be something to share:

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.

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.

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?

Comments (80)

  1. Don Henny February 20, 2013 at 11:51 am

    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

  2. Jack March 18, 2013 at 3:59 am

    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

  3. Don Henny April 24, 2013 at 12:50 am

    I have made a website for my Hennessy collection, hope you like it.

    http://donhenny-hennessycollector.jimdo.com/

    Grtz,
    Don Henny

  4. paul sow May 5, 2013 at 1:10 am

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

  5. lewis June 2, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    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

  6. roman June 17, 2013 at 7:19 pm

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

  7. T August 25, 2013 at 5:45 am

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

  8. roman August 27, 2013 at 12:35 am

    I am interested

  9. Frank January 4, 2014 at 12:43 am

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

  10. Don Henny January 7, 2014 at 7:40 pm

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

  11. Eddie January 8, 2014 at 9:05 pm

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

  12. Michael January 9, 2014 at 7:17 am

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

  13. (Cognac-Expert.com) January 9, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Hi Frank, please send your pictures and list to shop@cognac-expert.com and I will provide them to Michael. Thanks

  14. Michael January 9, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Thank you Sebastian!

  15. Robert January 16, 2014 at 10:43 am

    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

  16. Don Henny January 18, 2014 at 12:46 am

    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

  17. Saul March 2, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    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

  18. James March 24, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    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

  19. Don Henny March 30, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    Hi James,

    P.R 1865 around 250euro

  20. Moses April 9, 2014 at 6:35 am

    Hi I’m looking to but a bottle of P.R.

  21. Don Henny April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    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

  22. Hal April 21, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    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.

  23. Don Henny April 22, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Hi Hal,

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

  24. Hal May 4, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    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.

  25. Don Henny May 5, 2014 at 1:40 pm

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

  26. Jasmine July 26, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    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

  27. (Cognac-Expert.com) July 27, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Hi Jasmine, please use https://www.cognac-expert.com/cognac-auction/ and we’ll publish your bottle quickest possible http://blog.cognac-expert.com/contact/ Thanks

  28. Don July 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm

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

  29. Annette August 10, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    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

  30. Eddie July 17, 2015 at 8:34 am

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

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