Costeplane Wine Estate, in the Middle of the Hills on Cevennes’s Edge
The Costeplane wine estate is in Southern France, around 30 km west of Nimes and 45 km north to Montpellier. It is located in the middle of the hills on Cevennes’s edge. The winery is owned by Vincent and Francoise Coste, who are practicing organic farming here since 1989 and have an annual production of around 200,000 bottles. They have three range of wines with differing prices and quality for their customers. Costeplane is just one of the wineries that present SO2 dose on their site. The cellar is equipped with all modern equipment and technology that is required for high-level vinification. Since 2013, the estate is certified biodynamic because of their environment-friendly practices and winemaking and have the DEMETER label.
Vineyards in Some of the Best Locations of Languedoc and Cevennes
They own around 30 hectares of vineyards in some of the best locations of Languedoc and Cevennes. The unique microclimate of the region and fertile soils provide optimum conditions for vine cultivation. The yields are quite low but of very high quality. There is minimal human intervention and no addition of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. This allows their wines to have a natural fruity taste and stable structure. The main grape types they grow are Vermentino, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Noir, Syrah, Merlot, and Carignan. The best grapes are handpicked and used to make their red, white, and rose wines. Even the fermentation of wines takes place using natural sourdough yeasts. Costeplanes wines are expressive of the region’s exceptional terroir and their biodynamic winemaking techniques.