Coteaux de Glanes IGP


Not far from Rocomadour and Conques, a high place of pilgrimage on the paths to Santiago de Compostela (The Way of Saint James), the hills overlooking the village of Glanes, since 855 AD, have built a reputation where wine growing has long been an important monoculture.

Abouriou N, Cabernet Franc N, Cabernet Sauvignon N, Castets N, Cot N (Malbec), Fer Servadou N (Pinenc), Gamay N, Gamay de Bouze N, Gamay de Chaudenay N, Jurançon N, Mérille N, Merlot N, Ségalin N, Syrah N et Valdingué N.

Chardonnay B, Chenin B, Colombard B, Mauzac B, Sauvignon B, Sémillon B et Viognier B.

Balanced red wines, with melted and silky tannins. Good length at the end of the mouth. Aromas of red fruits for young wines, which can evolve into spicy notes depending on the aging. Suitable for cellar aging.

Food and wine pairing:

With white meats and cheeses.

Balanced rosé wines, characterized by aromas of exotic fruits and yellow fruits such as peach and apricot.

Food and wine pairing:

Great as an apéritif.

White wine with a good length in the mouth. Very aromatic, with a predominance of exotic fruits and white flesh fruits.

Food and wine pairing:

Excellent pairing with fish, shellfish and desserts.


1968: Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP*)

Location: Lot department

Production area: 40 ha (99 acres, seven winegrowers) 

Harvest: 2 500 hl (250 000 litres), 50% red, the rest rosé and small percentage white 

Terroir: The Côtes de Glanes vineyard is located on the north-eastern border of Haut-Quercy, where the great limestone Causses of the secondary come up against the primary lands of the first foothills of the Massif Central (the Ségala). The vineyard plots are located on the top of the well-exposed hillsides, with well-drained clay-limestone soil.

Climate: Atlantic type with continental and Mediterranean influences. Winters are cold, marked by the continental influence due to the proximity of the Massif Central. Summer is characterized by a lot of sunshine and high temperatures.

* Created by the EU in 1992, the IGP label designates products that have been produced, processed and developed in a specific geographical area, using the recognized know-how of local producers and ingredients from that region. The English equivalent is PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).