It was in 1838, when Pascual Dartigalongue founded in Nogaro their wine Armagnac. For the preparation of the Croix de Salles only white wines from vines determined by regulation, vinified by the traditional system without racking, so that it rests at rest and without any added oenological product is used. Distillation is an important quality factor Armagnac, this should be controlled the slightest variations.
From parents to children their descendants have continued to run the winery. The strong tradition, handed down for five generations of the same family, made Armagnac La croix de Salles is manufactured with the utmost thoroughness.