Château La Coste Les Pentes Douces Rouge

Château La Coste Les Pentes Douces Rouge


  • Château La Coste is a winery, art center, and resort in Southern France, about 20 kilometers north of Aix-en-Provence.
  • It produces organic wines from Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence and IGP Portes de Méditerranée.
  • Varietal blending takes place in a state-of-the-art vat room.
  • The estate is renowned for its open-air exhibition of contemporary sculpture and its building complex designed by world-famous architects.
  • The estate we see today originated in 2003, when Irish art collector and real-estate entrepreneur Patrick McKillen bought the property, converting it into a center dedicated to “Wine, Art, and Architecture.”

Varietal Composition: Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah

Elaboration: The terroir of the vineyard is clay limestone soils.  Parcels are selected. Hand-picked grapes are sorted in the vineyard and cellar. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Manual punching down and long vatting. Wine is aged in oak barrels of one and two wines (14 months). Aging in bottles (24 to 36 months). The cellaring time is 10 years.

Tasting Notes: Complex nose of red and black fruits. Round in the mouth and smooth. Soft and silky tannins. Long length on the palate with fruit and sweet spices on the finish.


2019 – 90 points Decanter


Château La Coste produces organic wines from Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence and IGP Portes de Méditerranée. Covering some 200 hectares, the estate boasts a wine-making tradition dating back to Roman times, in a remarkable setting featuring vineyards, cypresses, stone pines, olive trees, and oaks.

Inspired by the exceptional terroir, Château La Coste uses organic processes and applies biodynamic principles, prioritizing quality over quantity. In 2009, Château La Coste’s wines were given the “Organic Farming” label, which acknowledges the estate’s respect for the land and for practicing farming methods in perfect harmony with nature.

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