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 18°C and the wine is aged on its lees and bottled early.
Ageing
Aged on its lies and bottled early.
Varietals
Chenin blanc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served well-chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Crystal-clear yellow colour with subtile bronze-coloured highlights. Intense floral and fruity (ripe peach, candied citrus) nose with attractive minerality. Crunchy, round, and beautifully balanced on the palate, with a touch of mineral freshness. Smooth finish.
Food and wine pairings
This wine goes very well with starters courgette carpaccio), fish, seafood (lobster, potted salmon, grilled sea bream), and goat's cheeses.
Suggested dish : scallops