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Silver medal at the Concours Général Agricole of Paris 2014

 

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 45 % Cinsault 45 % Syrah 10% 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
A delicate, barely tinted pink Fine and bright with notes of grapefruit and bergamot Ample and tonic with a zesty finish

 

Matching food & wine
As a pre dinner drink, with appetizers, salads and sushi.
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