Wine Jean Fillioux, Vieux Pineau Des Charentes Blanc
Reviews of purchase Jean Fillioux, Vieux Pineau Des Charentes Blanc
The wine has an amber-golden color with reflections.
The wine has a rich, velvety, round, bold taste with honey aroma of roasted almonds and dried fruit.
The wine has a rich and distinct flavor with hints of hazelnut and old, well-aged wine.
It is recommended to drink as an aperitif, as well as an accompaniment to foie gras. Perfect for cooking tuna, rabbit, veal.
One of the most famous producers of cognac house is Jean Fillioux (Jean Fiyu), which belongs to the elite producers of this noble drink. Manor La Pouyade, with its own vineyards, located in the heart of the Cognac - the area of Grand Champagne (Grande Champagne). Here strictly adhere to ancient traditions. For small volumes of production relies on the highest quality.
The history of wine making Vieux Pineau des Charentes (Pineau des Charentes) is closely connected with the history of cognac. Vieux Pineau des Charentes - a sweet liqueur wine, but to call it wine in the strict sense of the word can not be - in its production process of fermentation occurs. This product belongs to a special class of spirits - mistelle.
Importantly, the sugar contained in it, is the so-called residual sugar - natural sugar grapes! Pineau des Charentes is made in October, during the harvest. By 2/3 grape juice (must) be added 1/3 brandy. Drink matures for 8-10 years in oak barrels.
Who knows the name of the Charente winemaker, who in 1589 first produced a Pineau des Charentes. More precisely - randomly generated. He poured grape must into a barrel for further maturation, but remained at the bottom of the barrel brandy spirit. Sharansky violating the procedure of production of wine, he said, why do not pour the resulting mixture, and pushed her to the farthest corner and - forgot about it for a long time. When a few years turned out to be a particularly good year, and then remembered about the "forgotten" barrel. However, surprisingly, found that wine is not sour, and moreover, has become fragrant and delicious drink!
Vieux Pineau des Charentes Blanc - wine is very beautiful yellow color, the perfect gift - a feast for the connoisseurs!