WELCOME

The Château Lamartine stands at the extremely west side of the Cahors Appellation, on the oldest Lot Valley’s terraces. On those terroirs of clay and limestone, the 37 hectares look at the South which guarantees a perfect maturity to the Malbec.

For four generations, the Gayraud family gives the greatest care to the wine-growing as the wine-making. This is the key to get the purest expression from the terroirs.

In 2016, Alain and Brigitte give the hand to their children:

«  Our brother and sister tandem is our strength, our terroirs are our wealth.
Our idea: a wine-growing always cleaner, wines always finer ».

LISE & BENJAMIN

CAHORS, TERROIR OF MALBEC ORIGIN

At the end of the 60’s, 15 Cahors winemakers were involved in the AOP creation. Edouard, Lise and Benjamin great grand dad, was one of them.

They obtained the AOP in 1971. The Château Lamartine is […]

WINEMAKERS FOR FOUR GENERATIONS

The story began  in 1883, our ancestors built the Château Lamartine house. It was erected in place of a century year old oak tree which was sheltering the Martine amorous meetings[…]

FROM THE VINEYARD TO THE GLASS

 « Each winegrower is using the soils as somebody is renting a house. At the end, you have to give them back as clean as you found them … »

This sentence often say by the Gayraud family to the next generation shows their agri-environmental ethic. They give a high importance on the regularity of the soil work to provide to the vines the vital mineral they need. The result is a lively balance between the      concentration […]

THE VINO COLLECTION

Our terroirs are our divine creators. Each terroir gives its proper expression, its typicity. Our hands are just shaping the grapes, our palates control the ageing in the goal to get the purest expression from the terroir.