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Wine spectator août 2013 : 87
Wine enthusiast Juillet 2013 : 86

 

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 Grenache 55% Cinsault 40% Syrah 5% Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Beautiful bright, delicate pink. Nose: Pleasant citrus bouquet. Palate: Fresh, with a hint of pear and banana. Delicious freshness on the finish. A pleasant wine.

 

Matching food & wine
This wine is perfect with vegetable tians, grilled lamb cutlets or spicy dishes
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