Arnéguy also known under the name of ardi-gasna, but of which AOC is Ossau-Iraty. Rich pastures of abundant vegetation maintained by a slightly wet oceanic climate. Exclusively local races of Manech ewe to black or russet-red heads and Basco-inhabitants of Béarn made to graze with highest altitudes of the mountains, where they spend all the summer to be gorged with natural food and fresh air. As early as the first century after J.C., a writer called Martial announced cheeses of the Pyrenees on the market of Toulouse. In XIVe century, the cheese of ewe was recognized like an exchange value and constituted the principal source of income of the owners of herds and the shepherds. Indissociable of the history and the habits of the Pyrenees, Ossau-Iraty is the fruit of a thousand-year-old pastoral organization which last because of a major attachment to the tradition.
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