Maison Lheraud – Pineau des Charentes

    AOC PINEAU DES CHARENTES

    This Pineau des Charentes has a powerful first impression in the mouth. The nose is very seductive with flavours of rich fruits and red berries with a nice balance.

    ESTATE

    The Lheraud estate was established in 1680 and it is one of the most prestigious houses of Cognac. As sole supplier of the British «House of Lords», it is required to provide the highest quality. For more than three centuries, Lheraud passed on from father to son on their Petite Champagne vineyard in the heart of the Cognac region. The wines are distilled in the traditional way, without any additives.

    SITE

    The vines are located in the Petite-Champagne area in Cognac.

    GRAPE VARIETY

    70% Ugni Blanc – 25% Folle Blanche – 5% Colombard.

    SOIL

    Clay and limestone.

    GROWING METHOD

    In the vineyards they practice lutte raisonnée. There is no irrigation, no pesticides and no herbicides.

    TILLAGE

    Ridging, ploughing and digging, with yield regulation by budding.

    SURFACE AREA

    80 hectares.

    DENSITY

    8000 vines / hectares.

    VINIFICATION

    Traditional

    AGEING

    7 years ageing in new oak barrels.

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