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Paysages Château de Lacroux

Château de Lacroux

Located on the slopes of the Albigeois between Gaillac, Albi and Cordes, Château de Lacroux, a family business of 42 ha, has been perpetuating the tradition of Gaillac wines for eleven generations (in organic farming).

History :
Château de Lacroux has been in the Derrieux family since Guillaume le laboureur in 1615. After the Second World War, Pierre oriented the property towards the cultivation of indigenous grape varieties. In 1982, his sons Jean and Xavier joined him to create quality bottles. The third brother Bruno joined them in 2000 to develop the business and the trade. In 2016, the 11th generation makes its appearance with François, son of Jean and Pierre-Laurent, son of Xavier to enhance the environment, the terroir and its wines.

The terroir:
Gaillac is one of the oldest vineyards in Gaul, imported by the Phoenicians 4 centuries BC. The reason: favourable conditions for wine, the heat of the south, the coolness of the ocean and the wind which cleans our vines. Our first slopes give strength and character through our clay and finesse and elegance through our limestone.
The property built in stone on the spur of the causse dominates the valley of vines and offers an exceptional panorama on the valley of the Tarn, the mounts of Lacaune, the Black Mountain and the Pyrenees.

The spirit :
At Derrieux, wine is serious, the priority is quality and this requires time to care for the vines, to elaborate and mature wines typical of its terroir. It is also about conviviality and sharing the family nectar through its personalities.
We work our vines in a reasonable and respectful way and we contribute to biodiversity by covering our soils with green manure, and preserve natural areas in the vineyard.

  • German, English, Spanish, French
  • Bank/credit card, Check, Cash
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance, Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs, WC + grab handle + adequate space to move, Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
  • Animaux acceptés


Accueil Vigneron Welcome to the farm Organic Farming (AB) Independent winegrowers Pass vigneron

Further information


  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Themed path
  • Car park
  • Orientation board
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking


  • Sales on site
  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Accommodation
  • Shop
  • Wi-fi
  • Tourist information
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours
  • Sale on the markets
  • Sale on collective point of sale
  • Home delivery
  • Online shop


Aperitif at the wine grower

Types of products



From 01/07 to 31/08
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 7 pm. On Saturday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Sunday.

From 01/09 to 30/06
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Sunday.


Free of charge.

Château de Lacroux
Lincarque 149 chemin de Lacroux
81150 Cestayrols
06 25 56 20 59

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