Coteaux du Quercy AOC-AOP


The Quercy is rich in clay-limestone and hot boulbènes (leached) soils. This AOC-AOP stands out from its neighbors who are keen on Malbec by opting for Cabernet Franc, with its assertive originality.

Cabernet Franc N (between 40% and 60%)

Complementary red grape varieties are Cot N (Malbec), Merlot N and Tannat N (less than 20% for each).

Other red grape variety: Gamay N.

Highly colored, supple and fleshy red wines wines; with aromas of ripe fruit, with subtle spicy nuances.

Food and wine pairing:

As an accompaniment to porcini mushrooms, red meats or game, at 16 ° C.

Round and lively rosé wines with a beautiful aromatic. On notes of red fruits, citrus and flowers.

Food and wine pairing:

Excellent as an aperitif, with cold cuts (charcuteries), melon or grilled meats. Serving temperature: 8 ° C.


2011: Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC-AOP*)

Location: Tarn-et Garonne and Lot departments

Production area: 195 ha (482 acres)

Harvest: 8 460 hl (846 000 litres): 75% red and 25 rosé

Terroir: Located on clay-limestone slopes, between Cahors and Gaillac, the Coteaux du Quercy flourish in a preserved environment.

Climate: Under the double influence of the oceanic and Mediterranean climates.

* Created by the EU in 1992, the AOP label (Appellation d’Origine Protégée) 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 PDO (Protected Designation of Origin).