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Terroir
La Croix de Prieur is Château Coussin's second wine, produced in the heart of the Trets terroir. It is made from a plot that belonged to the monks of the Abbey of Saint Victor in Marseille, in the Middle Ages.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Ugni Blanc 60% Rolle 40% Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats. A cooling system is used to chill the grapes.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Pale yellow colour with hints of green. Nose: Citrus and exotic fruit bouquet. Palate: Elegant, very fresh, notes of grapefruit and pineapple, invigorating finish, making this an excellent aperitif wine.

 

Matching food & wine
This wine is perfect with small mature goat's cheeses in olive oil or carpaccios of white fish.
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