Douceur De Poiré
Pear Varieties : Pears are picked in “L’air” orchards in the months of November and December. These are traditional, late harvesting varieties such as “Poire de Cloche”, “Poire de Champagne”.
Soil : Domaine de la Duretiére’s pear orchards are planted on a granite soil covered by clay loam, which yields sweet and very aromatic fruit.
District : Melleray la Vallée 53110 Lassay Les
Production : The pears are hand-picked, washed, crushed and pressed on the Domain. The must is fortified with Appellation Contrôlée Domfrontais Cognac to attain 16 % vol. Alcohol.
The Art of Ageing : Our “Douceur de Poiré” is aged in 600 litre oak barrels for 18 months.
Color : Straw yellow with amber nuances.
Nose : Candied pear.
Palate : Pear and dried fruit aromas.
Serving : 6 °C
Accompaniments : “Douceur de Poiré” is enjoyed as an aperitif : chilled, as a dessert wine to accompany chocolate pear gâteau.
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