Landes IGP


Beyond their famous pines and waves, the Landes offer a landscape of vineyards. The sand, which welcomes thousands of summer visitors each year, is also the winegrowers’ greatest asset.

Abouriou N, Alicante Henri Bouschet N, Arinarnoa N, Bouchalès N, Cabernet Franc N, Cabernet Sauvignon N, Chambourcin N, Cinsault N, Cot N (Malbec), Courderc N, Courbu N, Egiodola N, Ekigaïna N, Fer Servadou N (Pinenc), Gamay N, Gamay de Bouze N, Gamay de Chaudenay N, Gamay Fréaux N, Grolleau N, Jurançon N, Mérille N, Merlot N, Muscat de Hambourg N, Négrette N, Petit Verdot N, Plantet N, Portan N, Semebat N, Syrah N (Shiraz), Tannat N, Valdiguié N and Villard N.

Aranel B, Arrriloba B, Baroque B, Chardonnay B, Chasan B, Chenin B, Clairette B, Clairette Rs, Claverie B, Colombard B, Courbu B, Crouchen B, Gros Manseng B, Liliorila B, Listan B, Mauzac B and Rs, Merlot B, Meslier Saint-François B, Muscadelle B, Ondenc B, Perdea B, Petit Courbu B, Petit Manseng B, Raffiat de Moncade B, Sauvignon B and G, Semillion B, Ugni Blanc and Villard B.

Powerful, well structured red wines.

Food and wine pairing:

Red meats, game, meats in sauce, cheeses. To be enjoyed throughout the year between 15 ° and 18 ° C.

Sweet and meaty rosé wines.

Food and wine pairing:

Starters, Bayonne ham, duck rillettes, grilled duck breasts, desserts.

Balanced, fresh and fruity dry white wines. Aromatic and elegant, intense aromas of yellow fruits and white flowers. To consume well chilled at 8° to 10 ° C.

Food and wine pairing:

These white wines are great with aperitifs, starters, salads, fish and seafood.

These white wines are crunchy with natural sugars and aromas of candied fruit, round and sweet.

Food and wine pairing:

As an aperitif, it also goes wonderfully with Landes foie gras, cheeses and pastries. To served between 8 ° and 10 ° C and can be kept up to 2 years.


2011: Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP*)

Location: Landes department

Production area: 344 ha (850 acres) 

Harvest: 17 650 hl (1 765 000 litres), 25% red, 15% rosé and 60% white 

Terroir: We find ocean sands and tawny sands to the west and east. To the south are the Chalosse valleys, whose soils are leached, with an acidic tendency, enriched with gravel or pebbles. To the south-east are the slopes of the Adour river, whose soils on tawny sands rub shoulders with clay-limestone soils.

Climate: Dominated by a humid oceanic influence with high temperatures during the summer months.

* 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).