France: South West France

Gascony and the Basque Country

Wines from north of the Pyrenees
By Paul Strang

This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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Domaine Bordenave

Address: Quartier Ucha, 64360 Monein
Tel: 05 59 21 34 83  Fax: 05 59 21 37 32
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 43:18:25N (43.30705)    Longitude: -0:33:50W (-0.56386) 

A near neighbour of Christian Lihour, Gisèle Bordenave is a delightful host and her wines are among the tops of the Jurançon area. Try her dry Souvenirs de Printemps for example (a bargain at about €5), while her basic moelleux is the house apéritif at the popular bistro Berry in Pau.

Useful information: Open Monday – Saturday 09.00-19.00. Sundays and public holidays by appointment only. Shaky English, but no charge to taste and there is space for small groups.


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