Number of growers develop their cognacs and Pineau . They open the doors of their properties. An idea of taste and friendly meeting …
In Villars Les Bois (3 KM Domain)
H. BEGEY :
In the heart of the Cognac vineyard, Laurence and Jean-Marie BEGEY, their two daughters Julie and Marie, develop for many years the fruit of a passion passed down from generation to generation. Since 19th century, they develop all products in accordance with the Charente tradition, while regularly offering new creations.
They will be happy to make you discover the diversity of their range, Pineau des Charentes, Cognac and cocktails.
Shop opening on Monday to friday from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm, and saturday by appointment.
37 rue de la Mairie
17770 VILLARS LES BOIS
05 46 94 91 76
In Chaniers (15km Domain)
CLOS DE NANCREVANT :
Between Saintes and Cognac, 20 acres of vineyards, the Clos de Nancrevant has a wide range of varieties:
- white varieties : the Ugni Blanc and Colombard are intended for the production of Cognac and Pineau white , chardonnay and sauvignon are at the origin of the aromatic finesse and balance of white wines Charentais country. – Red grapes: the merlot , cabernet sauvignon , cabernet franc and gamay subtle blends after entering Charentais wine country rose and red . The mash from Merlot associated with providing the best Cognacs rosé Pineau very fruity aromas.
Guided tours by winemakers can discover the cellars and wine aging and the distillery.
CLOS DE NANCREVANT
75 Road Nancrevant , 17610 CHANIERS
05 46 91 09 34
DISTILLERY PAUL BOSSUET :
Surrounded by vineyards , in Charente dwelling of the seventeenth century, before the copper still is the winemaker explains the traditional distillation of cognac and manufacture of Pineau des Charentes, commenting aging Cognac. In 1960 Françoise and Paul Bossuet settle here on a small area of 60 acres at the outset. They planted vines and today the total area is 40 hectares in area Fins Bois . The varieties are Colombard , Cabernet, Sauvignon and Franc , Merlot and of course Ugni Blanc for cognac . The products of these varieties are very diverse (white Pineau , Pineau rosé and old , old cognac and brandy, wine , cocktails ) . They are available for tasting at the end of the visit.
DISTILLERY PAUL BOSSUET
Logis de Folle Blanche , 17610 CHANIERS
05 46 91 51 90
In Chermignac (25Km Domain)
FAMILY Vallein – Tercinier :
Robin Tercinier arrived in Saintonge in 1480. The family is then installed and has never left this earth. Today , members of the fifth generation of cognac producers continue the family business. Pineaux white , rosé Pineau , old and very old Pineau , magnificent collection of cognacs , liqueurs exotic form a rich variety of productions. To discover when visiting as the distillery and aging cellars .
FAMILY Vallein Tercinier
Domaine des Forges, 17460 CHERMIGNAC
05 46 92 64 30
In SAINT- PREUIL (30 km Domain)
COGNAC TASTING TOUR :
Exploring the paradise cognac is what offers Jean -Luc , your passion for the region guide. I must say that here you are in Great Champagne Premier Cru du Cognac . Surrounded by vineyards , you embark on a journey where you get to know the landscapes, places and people of this region .
Opening hours: April to September , Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm. The rest of the year on request.
Domaine de Saint -Preuil
16130 SAINT- PREUIL
05 45 80 80 38
www.cognac – tasting – tour.fr
In TESSON (30 km Domain)
DOMAINE DE CHATEAU Guynot :
Situated between Saintes and Royan , Domaine de Château Guynot was the former residence of the Marquis of Monconseil . Here , generations of winemakers have high pineaux and cognacs with great finesse . The estate covers about 72 hectares , including 42 hectares of vines in one of the first four vintages of the Cognac appellation . The subtle blend of Colombard and Ugni white grapes for whites, merlot and cabernet for rosé cognacs are associated with the property for the production of Pineau fruity and harmonious. During the visit the family estate , he must discover the aging cellars , distillery and its traditional copper stills , the park, the cooler and the vaulted cellar of the eighteenth century . Not to mention the beautiful range of cognacs of Pineau , wine products to the property …
Domaine de chateau Guynot
2 , path Ménandrie , 17460 TESSON
05 46 91 93 71
In CORME ROYAL (35 km Domain)
PHILIPPE Rousteau :
Between Saintes and Royan, the property located in the municipality of Corm Royal is a family history since 1870. The still used today for distillation dates this time. Here , white Pineau , pink , old and very old are produced , as VSOP cognac and old reserve. White wine blend of Colombard and Ugni Blanc and red wines from Merlot , Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon complement the beautiful array of productions. To discover when visiting the vineyard, distillery and still the nineteenth century, the aging cellars .
17 Maine Dorin , 17600 CORME ROYAL
05 46 94 72 57
In GEMONZAC (40 km Domain)
Puy Gaudin :
Founded in 1967 by a group of growers , the Puy Gaudin company strives to prepare , package and market the crop producer members. Specializing in the production of Pineau des Charentes and cognac , it assembles, prepares and packs its products which guarantees the quality control .
Free guided tour of the company by appointment , free entry and tasting offered .
Rue Grand Champs , 17260 GEMOZAC
05 46 90 41 57
In NANCRAS (40 km Domain)
DISTILLERY JOHN PILLET :
Between Saintes and Marennes , the distillery Jean Pillet is a family artisalale distillery.
The vineyard stretches over 12 ha. It is composed of Sauvignon grape , Semillon , montils for the production of white Pineau , Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot rosé Pineau , of Ugni Blanc and Colombard for the production of cognac. The tour allows you to discover both Charentais stills of the property, the aging cellar and wine products.
Monks , 17600 NANCRAS
05 46 94 41 97
In SAINT -Dizant-du -GUA (50 km Domain)
CHATEAU DE BEAULON :
Built around 1480 , the castle Beaulon has remarkable architectural elements: window renaissance witnessed the Gothic art of the north facade, monumental Italian staircase adorned with Roman busts . Vineyard for more than three centuries , Beaulon remained faithful to the traditional grape varieties of the sixteenth century : Folle Blanche , Colombard and montils for cognac , Semillon , Sauvignon Blanc for white Pineau , franc and cabernet sauvignon and merlot for red Pineau . Common grape varieties in the Medoc and Sauternes give a unique personality to pineaux property . The tour allows you to discover the vineyards , distillery, aging cellars and paradise , the park that houses the Fountains Blue ( natural resources ) and production of Pineau and cognac .
CHATEAU DE COGNAC BEAULON
25 St. Vincent Street , 17240 ST Dizant OF GUA
05 46 49 96 13