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SAINTE VICTOIRE
CÔTES DE PROVENCE
91 in Decanter septembre 2016 - "Coussin is one of the fifty best rosés "
Silver medal Bettane & Desseauve Concours Prix plaisir 2016
Médaille d'argent Global rosé masters Drinks Business
90+ Guide Gilbert & Gaillard 2017
88/100 Wine enthusiast 2016
Bronze medal Decanter 2016
Commended medal International Wine Challenge 2016

 

Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Grape varieties: Grenache 50% Cinsault 30% Syrah 20% Yield: 45 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach - Respect of the "Mediterranean Nutrition in Provence" charter

 

Vinification
Maceration of the destemmed grapes during filling of the water-cooled pneumatic press. Draining of the juices, and then light pressing at constant temperature.

 

Tasting notes
Golden pink in colour The nose has a pleasant pear and peach dominance completed with floral notes. Bright and fresh pink grapefruit and lime on the palate with a lingering minerality.

 

Matching food & wine
This rosé will pair well with fusion cuisine, lamb and poultry. Serve chilled.
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