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Cotes de Gascogne

IGP area in the north of the Gers department in the historic landscape Gascogne in Southwest France, It belongs to the huge regional IGP area Comté Tolosan, The brandy used to be here Armagnac produced, but after the decline in demand, many producers switched to wine production. In the community Sarragachies there is a very special vineyard with ancient vines or grape varieties. White wines are made from the varieties to 80% Colombard. Gros Manseng. Sauvignon Blanc and Ugni Blanc ( Trebbiano Toscano ) blended. The red and rosé wines are mainly made from the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Tannat vinified. Well-known producers are Domaine des Cassagnoles, Domaine du Joy, Domaine du Rey, Domaine de San de Guilhelm, Domaine du Tariquet, Producteurs Plaimont and Hugh Ryman.

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