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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.
89 - best mark- at the Wine Spectator june 2015, Gold medal at the Decanter World wine awards 2015 , Gold medal at the Concours des vins de Provence 2015, Gold medal at the "Elle à Table" concours des vins 2015 and best french rosé wine , Silver medal at the Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2015, Silver medal at the Vinalies Internationales 2015, Silver medal at the Mondial du Rosé 2015, Silver medal at the Drinks Business Global rosé masters 2015, Tenor of the year in Guide Hubert 2015, Bronze medal at the International Wine Challenge 2015, 93 at the Wine enthusiast Juin 2015, Prix d'excellence at the "Vinalies Nationales 2015"

 

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 75 % - Syrah 25 %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
Beautiful pale pink in color with a bluish highlight, an elegant nose of jasmin and wild rose, ample mouth with notes of cranberries and a citrus finish

 

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