Named after the seasonal winds that sweep Northern France and the Mediterranean, Tramontane guitars are designed by LAG to be refined instruments, with an emphasis on creating a penetrating and inspiring core tone.The acoustic models LAG produce use old-world construction techniques, delivering a refined instrument that meets today's demands with spirit and vitality.Since being released in the UK in 2010, the Tramontane range has impressed many guitarists by offering both style and quality while balancing an affordable price. At NAMM 2010, the editor of Music. Inc Magazine, Zach Philips said of the Tramontanes: "This line solves the problem of finding a well-made beginner to mid-range acoustic guitar. [They] play like guitars at twice that price." These guitars went on to be awarded NAMM 2010's Best in Show Award.Hailing from Southern France, LAG Guitars have become renowned throughout Britain, America and Europe for producing innovative and inspiring musical instruments. Their acoustic guitars are favoured by creative and outspoken artists such as Liv Kristine, Pete Doherty of Babyshambles and the Libertines, as well as Rob Skipper of the Holloways.