The Cognac and its vineyards
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How a happy accident gave the world Pineau des Charentes

How a happy accident gave the world Pineau des Charentes | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it
If it wasn’t for an inattentive 16th-century wine apprentice we might be without this French fortified wine that is lighter and more delicate than port
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Pineau des Charentes starts to make its way to China, as the delicate little brother of Cognac. 

Did you know that a kind of fortified wine is produced from the cognac ?

It is in the image of those who produce it, discreet, surprising, rich of a long past with a strong personality ... 

You have to discover it to surprise your friends during the end of the year dinners.
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What Are Tannins In Wine? | Wine Folly

What Are Tannins In Wine? | Wine Folly | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it

What Are Tannins in Wine? In wine, tannin is a textural element that makes wine taste dry..

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This presentation is not dedicated to cognac and other spirits but it helps to understand what tannins are and to discover which wines are high in tannin and which ones have low tannin...

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Les vins de Pays Charentais sont à la fête à Paris

Les vins de Pays Charentais sont à la fête à Paris | The Cognac and its vineyards | Scoop.it

Annually, in the National Agricultural Fair, is held the Concours Général Agricole (CGA) The Competition Products aims to reward the best wines and the best French products, including the wines from Charentes, the Cognac country.

 

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Not yet very known, these wines from the Charentes are drinking wines, not wines to be distilled.

Their quality improved significantly and they are now considered by amateurs.

A sign which does not mislead : Rémy Martin owners have invested in a wine estate just next to their Louis XIII storages

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