- Pineau Type
- White Pineau
- Grape Varieties
- Ugni Blanc
- Bottle size
- Famille Esteve Cognac
Estève Vieux Blanc Pineau
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Estève Vieux Blanc Pineau
The Estève Vieux Blanc Pineau comprises Ugni Blanc wine blended with Petite Champagne eaux-de-vie, delivering an intense nose of bitter orange, plum and honey. Ample and powerful, it develops some generous notes of rancio towards the end, reflecting the time spent in oak casks; only Pineau that has been matured for at least five years can be labelled with the ‘Vieux’ classification.
Maison Estève is currently run by Philippe, a 7th generation Master Blender who operates 49 hectares of vineyards located in Petite Champagne, covering several municipalities of the Charente and Charente-Maritime regions. Alongside creating some outstanding Cognacs, he also prides himself on bottling well-aged Pineau des Charentes that can easily compete with the best Sauternes, as evidenced by the extensive list of awards this Vieux Blanc Pineau has received.
- Concours des Vignerons Indépendants de France 2009 - Silver Medal
- Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2006 - Silver Medal
- Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2004 - Bronze Medal
- Concours des Vins Vinifiés de Nuits St Georges 2003 - Gold Medal
- Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2001 - Silver Medal
- Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2001 - Gold Medal
- Saveurs de Poitou-Charentes 2000 - Bronze Medal
Presentation of the Bottle
The Estève Vieux Blanc Pineau comes in a tall, straight bottle, a classic style that was originally popular in the 19th century. The antique-style label has been decorated with calligraphy writing.
How to Enjoy Estève Vieux Blanc Pineau
Serve this aged Pineau chilled, either as an aperitif or digestif. We say it’s the perfect accompaniment to blue cheese or foie gras.
About Famille Esteve Cognac
With 45 hectares of Petite Champagne vineyards, the house of Famille Esteve Cognac is an independent and traditional one. Boasting seven generations of skills and knowledge, the house prides itself in producing a range of cognac that are composed mainly of older eaux-de-vie. Located in the town of Celles, in the department of Charente-Maritime, cognacs from the house of Famille Esteve have won many awards that date back to the competitions held at the very beginning of the 20th century.
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