The Chateau was built by the ‘de Vinsons’; family in 1480 during the reign of King Louis XI. Built in 1480 by the de Vinsons family, the Chateau became the property of the de Beaulon family in 1510 and their name remains today. In the XVII century, the heir of Beaulon His Grace de Nesmond, bishop of Bayeux and Advisor to King Louis XIV placed the Chateau in the management of the Bishops of Bordeaux. They were to have a determining influence on the vineyards. Upon taking over the estate they discovered a vineyard used only for the production of eau-de-vie. As amateurs of Sauternes wines they decided to produce the same richness and quality from their very own vineyards, as a result Semillon and Sauvignon grape varieties were added to the vineyards and then Cabernets Franc and Sauvignon completed the Medoc influence. This Bordeaux trend has proved essential to the production of Beaulon Pineau des Charentes, over the centuries it has become the hallmark of elegance which distinguishes Beaulon Pineau from its competitors.
Sweet, soft, ripe, rich, powerful and complex on the bouquet. The golden-yellow wood-mounted vin de liqueur offers a range of aromas. Caramelized apple, nuts, honey, cinnamon, vanilla, fig, date and chocolate – full, delicate and mellow. Orange bark, fruit stone, gingerbread are evident on a bergamot finish.