France: South West France

Valleys of the Tarn and Lot

The wines of Cahors, Gaillac, Fronton and beyond
By Paul Strang

This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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Domaine de la Ramaye

Address: Sainte Cécile d’Avès, 81600 Gaillac
Tel: 05 63 57 06 64  Fax: 05 63 57 35 34
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 43:54:37N (43.910278)    Longitude: 1:50:56E (1.848889) 

Michel Issaly is a leading light in the promotion of the wines of the South West, being Secretary General of the local ‘Vignerons Indépendants’ (Independent Winegrowers) group. He has only a tiny vineyard, and, unusually in Gaillac, his reds are as good as his whites. Resolutely organic and traditional, his wines sell well in top Paris restaurants.

Useful information: Open 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00. Closed on Sundays except by appointment. No English spoken, appointment advisable. Small groups if you ask nicely.


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