Aged in oak barrels for four years, Hennessy V.S. brings complex flavors such as apple, citrus, fresh grape, French oak and grilled almonds to your glass. What sounds like a delicious summer salad is quite nice in cognac form, and it's the perfect drink for conversation or sitting out on a patio and enjoying life. It's a true showing of the expertise and ingenuity of the world's finest cognac producer. If you're a cognac purest, there's no better way to drink Hennessy than neat, on the rocks or with just a sprinkle of water. This lets the flavors come out in full force, and the taste is like a roundhouse kick to your taste buds.