A. Hardy Cognac XO is masterful blend of Grande & Petite Champagne Cognacs, it has aromas of rose petals and vanilla, it is creamy and full bodied with flavors of dates, leather, tobacco, butter-scotch, and tons of vanilla on the palate. Elegant, lush and long persistent finish. A. Hardy Cognac XO reflects the best of the blenders art. Aged a minimum of 20-25 years in Limousin oak.