Côtes du Lot IGP


The awakening of the senses to festive pleasures takes on as many colors here as it does in Lot landscapes.

Abouriou N, Alicante Henri Bouschet N, Cabernet Franc N, Cabernet Sauvignon N, Consult N, Cot N (Malbec), Gamay N, Jurançon Noir N, Merlot N, Muscat de Hambourg N, Segalin N, Syrah N (Shiraz), and Tannat N

Chardonnay B, Chenin B, Colombard B, Len de l’El B (Loin de l’Oeil), Liliorila B, Mauzac B, Sauvignon B, Sémillon B, Ugni B et Viognier B.

These red wines are often intense purple-violet in color, with aromas of red fruits and notes of fermentation. Pleasant to drink young.

Food and wine pairing:

Nice with roast poultry or cold cuts (charcuterie). To be served at 14 ° C.

These rosé wines are characterized by a relatively strong color, fruity aromas and tangy notes.

Food and wine pairing:

As an aperitif, in the summer.

White wines with a brilliant yellow color as well as a rich aromatic complexity based on fruity (pear, quince) and floral notes dominated by white flowers.

Food and wine pairing:

As an aperitif, with shellfish and why not with white meat cooked in a casserole dish?


1968: Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP*)

Location: Lot department

Production area: 930 ha (2 298 acres) 

Harvest: 37 000 hl (3 700 000 litres), 60% red, 35% rosé and 5% white 

Terroir: The majority of these hills are located on the Causses du Quercy, which are large limestone plateaus. The territory is crossed, from east to west, by two large rivers, the Dordogne to the north and the Lot to the south.

Climate: Atlantic type, with continental and Mediterranean influences. Overall, winters are cold. The springs are milder and wetter, and the summers are hot and very sunny. The north of the department in under a greater continental influence than the south, from its proximity to the Massif Central.

* 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).