Thézac-Perricard IGP


When Armand Fallières, President of the Third Republic, introduced Nicolas II to this wine with unique accents, the Tsar had to add it to his cellar. In addition to the cooperative, a handful of independent winegrowers continue to promote their winemaking savoir faire.

Cabernet Franc N, Cabernet Sauvignon N, Cot N (Malbec), Gamay N, Merlot N et Tannat N

Chardonnay B, Chenin B, Colombard B, Gros Menseng B, Muscadelle B, Petit Manseng B, Sauvignon Blanc B, Sémillon B, Ugni Blanc B et Viognier B

Supple and round red wines, with aromas of red fruits and spices. Some vintages, aged in oak barrels, are more robust, offering notes of vanilla on the palate. Some vintages can lay in the cellar for a maximum of 5 years.

Food and wine pairing:

This wine goes very well with game or red meats in sauce. Its serving temperature is 16 ° C.

These rosé wines present a bright pink shiny dress. To the nose, there’s aromas of small tangy red fruits such as redcurrant and raspberry, as well as flowery notes. The palate is round, gourmand and lively.

Food and wine pairing:

Perfect for an aperitif, to the health of the Tsar and Armand Fallières!

These dry white wines are mineral and floral, while the the sweeter ones evoke candied fruits.

Food and wine pairing:

A generous wine that goes wonderfully with dried fruits and cheese. Also ideal with foie gras, sweet / savory cuisine or simply as an aperitif. Serving temperature: between 7° C and 11° C.


2011: Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP*)

Location: Lot-et-Garonne department

Production area: 65 ha (161 acres) 

Harvest: 2 150 hl (215 000 litres), 60% red, remaining production rosé and a small but growing percentage white 

Terroir: Between Agen and Cahors, the vineyard is located in a very sunny Causse region, and benefits from a very arid soil, made up of gravel, pebbles and rocks.

Climate: Degraded oceanic with less abundant rainfall than on the Aquitaine coast. Spring (especially toward the end) is rainier than winter. Autan winds, with their reputed cleansing virtues for vines, often blow during the fall season.

* 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).