Story

The wine
This cuvée is devoted to César de Vendôme, Duke de Vendôme and illegitimate son of Henri IV, who gave his name to the famous Place Vendôme in Paris.
Location
Located north of the beautiful Loire Valley.
Terroir
The Coteaux du Vendômois appellation covers limestone hills with flint and clay topsoil. These follow the meandering Loir River and have excellent sun exposure.
Vinification
The grapes are put through a pneumatic winepress. The must is fermented at 20°C and the wine is aged on its lees and bottled early.
Ageing
Aged on its lies and bottled early.
Varietals
Pineau d'Aunis : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served well-chilled (7°C).
Tasting notes
Brilliant pale pink colour with salmon-coloured highlights. Fresh nose with peppery and fruity (strawberry, grapefruit) overtones. Beautifully vivacious on the palate. Full-bodied and spicy, with a long aftertaste.
Food and wine pairings
This wine makes a fine partner for starters, fish, delicatessen meats, and grilled meats.
Suggested dishes: seafood paella, smoked duck breast salad.