Wine Lheraud, Pineau Vieux 15 years
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Reviews of purchase Lheraud, Pineau Vieux 15 years
The wine has an intense color with beautiful pink gold highlights.
The wine has a rich sweet, velvety fruit flavor with a slight acidity.
The wine has a pleasant aroma with pronounced notes of nuts, honey and cinnamon.
It is recommended to drink as an aperitif or as a part of cocktails, combined perfectly with seafood, with dishes from the rabbit, blue cheeses, foie gras.
Lheraud Pineau Vieux 15 years (L'Heureux Pinot Tre Vieux 15 years) - this mistelle aged in oak barrels for 15 years. It cask strength 17 per cent. Pineau des Charentes - a mixture of freshly squeezed grape juice and brandy. It can produce only the cognac houses that have licensed stills and own vineyards.
Lheraud Pineau Vieux 15 years has a great structure with pleasant tannins and goes well with a variety of dishes. Tradition requires feeding Pineau des Charentes cellar at a temperature (about 12 ° C), but often it is cooled to 5 ° C and added to ice. L'Heureux house boasts Pinault as well as brandy. The excellent quality of the product will bring the sea of pleasure. Ideal for gift lady.
History of the Pinot Charentes closely connected with the history of cognac. This is a very interesting drink, which is produced by combining and subsequent aging in oak barrels cognac alcohol (25 percent) and grape must (75 percent).
According to the legend, the drink was opened at the end of the XVI century thanks to a fluke. Absentmindedly one winemaker, whose name is unknown, poured grape must into a barrel for further maturation, but remained at the bottom of the barrel brandy spirit. Annoyed, he was only a few years later decided to try out what happened - and was delighted with the result.
This wine (mistelle) is most often used as an aperitif, as well as cocktails. Some gourmets served it to the foie gras, fish and seafood. However, it is best to drink manifests its advantages being offered for dessert.
The family Lero very interesting story, leaving its roots in the distant 1680, when Alexander Lheraud began to cultivate the land and grow grapes in the village "Lasdoux" (Lada). In 1795, his son - vineyard Augustine was granted 10 hectares of vineyards Lord Bouteville. In 1875, Eugene Lheraud bought a farm, and restock cognacs - the dowry of his wife. Give cognacs on the solemn events in the region - a tradition. Its excellent brandies family stores in the grotto Relais de Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, who during the Crusades (1000-1100) was a station for pilgrims. It should be noted that they were issued under this name - brandy Relais de Saint-Jacques de Compostelle.
In 1970 Guy Lheraud, he inherited the family and a large stock of old brandy, made in 1970, he decided to launch his own brand - "Cognac Lheraud". According to family tradition and recipes Guy L'Heureux produces brandies, vintages, Armagnac, liqueurs and Pineau des Charentes of the highest quality. He is assisted by his family - son, grandson. And his wife personally develops product design, from the bottle to the labels, harmony weaving history in their creations. For example, printing on bottles tells the story of the Knight Chevalier de la Croix Maron. According to legend, he killed his unfaithful wife and her lover, and at night he dreamed that he would be burned twice in hell. This so impressed him that morning he had ordered workers to distill wine 2 times, and as a result had an excellent drink. And today all brandies are distilled twice.
Today, the estate is located in L'Heureux Petit Champagne, bordering the Grande Champagne. The area occupied by the estate, equal to 150 hectares, 80 of them - under the vineyards, which mainly grows grapes of selected varieties Ugni Blanc - 80%. Other varieties have a small proportion of Colombard - 5% Folle Blanche - 5% Cabernet Franc - Merlot 3% - 3% Cabernet Sauvignon - 4%, these varieties are only used for the production of Pineau des Charentes. In production houses have fans and admirers among the people of the highest range and noble origin. Products Lero takes home prizes in various competitions and served in elite restaurants.
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