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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 Rolle 100% 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
Pale yellow color The nose is expressive with notes of white fruits like peaches. Elegant, fresh with a tonic final makes this wine an excellent pre dinner drink or to serve with oysters on the halfshell.

 

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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