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
Stays on the skins for 4-5 days in temperature-controlled vats. Grape varieties separately fermented, then blended.
Ageing
Ageing in barrel for approximately 6 months before bottling.
Varietals
Pineau d'Aunis
Pinot Noir
Cabernet franc

Advice

Serving
Served well-chilled (14-16°C).
Tasting notes
Ruby-red colour. Inspiring nose of fresh red fruit and spices. Elegant and well-balanced on the palate with silky tannin.
Food pairings
This wine makes a fine partner for delicatessen meats, red meats, and cheeses.
Suggested dish : grilled tuna.