For the 200th Anniversary, Hennessy has released its very superior old pale cognac. Originally created for royalty, Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège Cognac is a blend of more than 60 individual eaux-de-vie, or aged cognacs. These cognacs are carefully aged up to 15 years and blended in oak casks to create a velvety, complex blend of delicate spice and honeyed fruit flavors. V.S.O.P. stands for “very superior old pale .