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César(1921-1998), the famous french sculptor known for his compressions signed this Cuvée "César à Sumeire" as a mark of fondness for the Sumeire family and for his Native Provence.
A selection of Château Coussin's best parcels selected for optimum quality.
93 points Wine enthusiast buying guide 2016
Gold medal Decanter 2016 - 96/100
Gold medal Global Rosé masters
90+ Guide Gilbert &Gaillard 2017
Commended medal International Wine Challenge 2016
4 verres Guide Hubert 2016 Best rosés of Provence

 

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 Grenache 50 % - Syrah 50 %Yield: 40 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Skin maceration of selected destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Very pale peach pink in colour The nose is intense and complex with notes of mango, red currant and peach. Ample and rich, the yellow fruits persist in the mouth with nuances of kumquat and lemon on the finish.

 

Matching food & wine
This rosé will pair with all Mediterranean and American cuisine. Best if served at 14°C.
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