HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE COLLECTION 7 CELEBRATES LAYERED HARMONIES BY CARNOVSKY
Last week on 29 March at Skillet @ 163, Hennessy Malaysia celebrate the launch of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Collection 7 with a gastronomic experience, featuring a specially designed menu and bespoke cocktails by Skillet @ 163 and Hyde at 53M.
The night showcased the limited edition design by Milan-based artistic duo, Carnovsky, while emphasizing the cognac’s versatility via the complex interaction between mixology and food pairing.
Carnovsky designed a variety of patterns illustrating the fundamental elements of cognac as well as symbols signifying Hennessy’s history. The duo then translated Hennessy’s story into separate designs, rendering it in “RGB” – Red, Green and Blue overlays – to illustrate the origin and spirit of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège. Resulting in a single design, the three narrative layers are unveiled when viewed through a coloured filter:
RED– ENERGY: Symbolizes the forces and efforts in creating V.S.O.P Privilège.
GREEN – NATURE: Signifies the origins of V.S.O.P in nature and its fruits, conveying the finesse and elegance of V.S.O.P Privilège.
BLUE – DREAM: Represents the sensorial journey and experience of tasting V.S.O.P Privilège.
To convey the multiple facets of Hennessy V.S.O.P, the exclusive launch took guests through an exceptional culinary journey, with Chef Raymond of Skillet @ 163 curating three sets of canapés, each taking inspiration from a colour of the Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Collection 7 “RGB” design.
“It was an interesting feat to curate a menu to match the meaning and colours of the “RGB” design while still ensuring a complete and well-balanced experience. What we came up with was specific taste profiles for each colour that leads guests from light and refreshing (GREEN NATURE), to heavy and strong (RED ENERGY) and finally ending with unique and comforting flavours (BLUE DREAM)”, commented Executive Chef Raymond Tham of Skillet @ 163.
The degustation menu was harmoniously paired with cocktails by Andrew Tan, owner and mixologist of HYDE at 53M. The creative and colourful spirit of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Collection 7 allowed Andrew to conceptualize innovative and unconventional cocktails, matching the style and taste of the dishes perfectly. Andrew’s inventive cocktails were inspired by Chef Raymond’s distinctive style of merging humble, local flavours with international “luxury” ingredients, prompting him to use flavours such as Chrysamthemum, Japanese Yuzu and Pandan.
Thai Salad with Green Curry, Crispy Barramundi & Ikura
Foie Gras & Chicken Liver Pate with Curry Leaf Tempura & Madras Sea Salt
Chinese Five Spice Duck Breast with Romaine Lettuce, Orange Segments & Coriander
Hennessy VSOP, Homemade Chrysanthemum Tea, Homemade Chrysanthemum Syrup & Ginger Ale
Beetroot & Saltbush Lamb Neck “Bak Kut Teh” Ravioli, with “Bak Kut Teh” Foam and Hazelnut
Veal Sausages, Spicy Tomato Fondue, Confit Tomato and Parmesan Tuille
36 Hours Wagyu Beef Cheeks with Hennessy VSOP Jus
Hennessy VSOP, Sake Junmai, Yuzu& Egg White
Hainanese Inspired Ginger Scented Chicken Roulade, Bunga Telang Sago Puff, Chili Caviar
Salted Caramel Macadamia, White Chocolate Flakes, Bunga Telang
Hennessy Pandan Boulevardier
Hennessy VSOP, Sous Vide Campari Infused Pandan & Carpano Antica Formula
The party continued late into the evening as DJ Xu took over the decks, spinning his eclectic mix of electro-techno beats while guests partied and danced the night away.
The launch of the new Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Collection 7 exemplifies Hennessy V.S.O.P’s spirit of innovation and creativity by showcasing limited edition bottles, specially designed by some of the most esteemed artists in the industry, and by continuously pushing the boundaries of design, gastronomy and the art of mixology.
HENNESSY V.S.O.P PRIVILÈGE COLLECTION 7 PARTIES
The party celebrating the latest limited edition bottle also kicks off a series of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Collection 7 parties across the nation. Club-goers nationwide can look forward to exciting similar celebrations at:
1st April – S.O.S, Ipoh
15th April – VAC, Penang
21st April – Mixx Club, Melaka
22nd April – BED Club, Kota Kinabalu
GIVEAWAY !! 10 LIMITED EDITION BOTTLES UP FOR GRABS !!
Craft your own RGB stories inspired by the colours of Hennessy VSOP Privilege Collection by Carnovsky to win one of 10 bottles of the latest gem in our Privilége Collection. Follow @hennessymy on Instagram. Share your photo inspired by the colours Red, Green or Blue with a creative caption and hashtag #HennessyRGB and #HennessyMY