We cultivate with great care our domain of 27 hectares which was certified HVE, level 3 (high-value environmental certification) in November 2018. Discover in the freshness of our cellar the magic of “vin noir” and our Côtes du Lot IGP wines.






Our quality commitment for our wines

Bunching leafing, harverst in green : In may we remove all parasitic buds that form on the trunk or in duplicate ; in early summer, we leaf on the North or East side of the row in addition to the green harvest which consists of removing clusters of surplus grapes.

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Our quality commitment

De-budding, leaf thinning, green harvest:

  • In May we remove all useless buds that form on the trunk of the vine.
  • In early summer, we trim the canopy on the north or east sides of the rows in addition to green harvest, which consists in removing excess bunches of grapes.

By doing this we improve the aeration of vine roots and grapes allowing for a better maturation and better health of the vines in view of the next harvest.

Our "fruity" cuvées are aged in stainless steel tanks or cement vats, our "oaky" wines in 225 liter oak barrels.
















In the cellar the grapes are treacted with respect


  • By separate grape varieties, the harvest is sorted manually on a table and then passes on a destemmer for a second sorting.
  • Extraction by punching which consists in pressing several times a day the solids of the must in the tank, allows good aeration of the must during fermentation and promotes the homogeneity and the fineness of extractions of the tannins.
  • Nos vins sont élevés en cuve inox ou ciment pour nos cuvées « en fruits », en fût de chêne de 225 litres pour les « boisées ».



Sheltered behind the hills, protected from the cold, our vineyard made up of second, third and fourth terraces is located in an ideal terroir.

Its geographical location and its microclimate allow us to wait for the perfect ripening of each grape variety and to harvest without fear of autumn frosts.




The 2nd terraces (T2)

are located at a level of about 10 m above the Lot river. The plots are made up of ancient alluvium (200 000 years): sand and silt on the surface of a thick layer of sandy clay soil with pebbles.

This is the largest terrace; about 20% of the Cahors wines come from this terrace. Synonym: middle terrace or Riss terrace.

The 3rd terraces (T3-T6)

are located at a level between 40 and 60 m above the river. In T3, a thin layer of ancient alluvium covers a gravelly bottom, which resulted from 500 000 years of erosion.

In T6 on the terraces of the ancient high quaternary, the very ancient alluvium of the Lot river covers the rocks that have resisted erosion (> 1MY).

Stratified scree and calcareous alluvial cones (T4):

these dull geological terms describe one of the best soils of Cahors. The subsoil consists of the clays of the 3rd terrace on which stratified screes and limestone scree have accumulated, torn off the slopes of the plateau by ancient tributaries of the Lot.

This stony clay-limestone soil makes it possible to elaborate some of the most complex wines of the appellation.