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The story of pierre vallet

Rich in our history, the Vallet Family is not less than 6 generations of experience and know-how serving the terroir of cognac. However, the Vallet Family has been working for 6 generations as owner grower of the Château Montifaud vineyard. It sees succeeded by Pierre-Augustin, Pierre-Adrien, Maurice, Louis and Michel. Nowadays, Laurent VALLET, the 6th generation, is the owner of the estate. With his wife, Elodie, they are the fervent holders of an authentic story where each generation follows one after another, but don’t resemble each other.

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Our expertise

our expertise Harvest A healthy harvest: To obtain a floral “eau-de-vie”, very representative of the Grande and Petite Champagne vintages, it is important to harvest a healthy harvest. This is why we regularly invest in our equipment to reduce the transport time of our fresh harvest as much as possible and to improve its quality ... Learn more our expertise Vinification In 2004, to improve pressing, we installed 3 pneumatic presses of 50Hl each.
Ten years later, in 2014, the surface area of ​​our vineyard having an increased effect, we invested in a 4th press of 110Hl, which also allows us to macerate our Pineau des Charentes.
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Our expertise distillation In 1973, Louis and Michel had two stills of 25 Hl each built, powered by gas, allowing better management of the distillation and being able to cover the area of ​​the vineyard.
In 2011, the vineyard having doubled, Laurent and Michel decided to invest in the repair of the 2 small "historic" stills of the property of 12.5Hl each. The pot bottoms are very worn ...
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Notre savoir-faire ageing During the aging of our “eaux-de-vie”, the family tradition favors the floral and fruity characters of our cognacs.
Our 350L barrels are made from Limousin oak. We select the woods on foot with our cooper. This stores them for 3 years. Then, during the manufacture of our barrels...
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OUR EXPERTISE Assembly The work of Cellar Master is carried out only by Michel and Laurent. In this area too, we want to preserve the family tradition. The “trade secrets” are passed down from generation to generation.
Each cru has its own qualities. Château Montifaud is fortunate to own a vineyard which is located in the two premier crus ...
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our expertise Bottling Bottling takes place at the Château in accordance with quality and traceability standards according to the legal framework of the country to which our cognacs are shipped. Our old cognacs are presented in luxurious packaging (crystal decanters, mouth-blown bottles, etc.). They require special care so all the work is done manually. LEARN MORE

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The essentials

Rich in our history, the Vallet Family is not less than 6 generations of experience and know-how serving the terroir of cognac. However, the Vallet Family has been working for 6 generations as owner grower of the Château Montifaud vineyard. It sees succeeded by Pierre-Augustin, Pierre-Adrien, Maurice, Louis and Michel. Nowadays, Laurent VALLET, the 6th generation, is the owner of the estate. With his wife, Elodie, they are the fervent holders of an authentic story where each generation follows one after another, but don’t resemble each other.

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The Hors-Serie

Rich in our history, the Vallet Family is not less than 6 generations of experience and know-how serving the terroir of cognac. However, the Vallet Family has been working for 6 generations as owner grower of the Château Montifaud vineyard. It sees succeeded by Pierre-Augustin, Pierre-Adrien, Maurice, Louis and Michel. Nowadays, Laurent VALLET, the 6th generation, is the owner of the estate. With his wife, Elodie, they are the fervent holders of an authentic story where each generation follows one after another, but don’t resemble each other.

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The Vallet family experience

THE EXPERIENCE

CONFIDENTIAL VISIT

Passage through the vines to discover the secrets of our terroir and share with you our sensitivity to the environment! Eco-responsible, we will explain to you how we combine the ‘common sense of our ancestors’ with modern technology, from the vine to the bottle. From the Distillery to the Cellar, you will immediately be immersed in the heart of our know-how in a friendly atmosphere. At the end of these experiences …

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