France - Loire Valley - Coteaux du Giennois
Proprietor:  Mathieu Coste
Year of Establishment: 2008
Size of Estate: 5.56 hectares
Av. bottles/annum: 20,000

Website: http://domainebiocoste.fr/

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Importer:  HALLE AUX VINS / ludovic@halleauxvins.com.au


Domaine Mathieu Coste is located in a quiet corner of the Coteaux du Giennois appellation in the Loire River Valley, just south from Sancerre. During his time at the region’s co-op, Mathieu Coste recognised the high-quality, organic grapes of Domaine Alain Paulat. They sprung from earth similar to that of Sancerre, a mixture of clay, limestone and siliceaous soil. Purchasing the 5-hectare vineyard in 2008, Coste retained Paulat on staff, maintaining the former owner’s strict organic techniques in the process.

 

Coste strives to produce pure wines of the highest quality, including many great examples of the Gamay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon varieties, using only natural, indigenous yeasts during a meticulous three-week whole cluster fermentation process.


WINES AVAILABLE FOR TASTING

MATHIEU COSTE VDF REBELLE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014   ($53 RRP)         MATHIEU COSTE COTEAUX DU GIENNOIS MC2 GAMAY & PINOT NOIR 2014($39 RRP)

MATHIEU COSTE COTEAUX DU GIENNOIS TETES DE CHATS PINOT NOIR & GAMAY 2011    ($53 RRP)