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In the heart of the Armagnac vineyard

In the heart of the Armagnac vineyard

The twenty thousand hectares that make up the Armagnac vineyard are a wonderful feature of Gascony that offer lovers of France’s oldest eau-de-vie and walkers wanting to discover the region, a plethora of varied and pleasant walking routes.

What is Terroir?

What is Terroir?

In French, terroirs reflect what realtors call location – the complex interaction of soil, climate, topography, and other factors that make each grape-producing region (and often each single vineyard) – unique.

In Armagnac there are three Terroirs that constitute a vineyard in the form of a vine leaf representing 15 000 hectares of vines, of which today, 4200 hectares are identified exclusively for the production of Armagnac: