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Silver medal at the World Wine Award Decanter 2015
Commended medal at the International Wine Challenge 2015
87 Wine spectator june 2015
86 Wine enthusaist 2015
Silver at IWSC International Wine and spirit competition 2015

 

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 60 % Cinsault 30% 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 fleshy pale pink color A fresh nose of pineapple and pink grapefruit The exotic fruits persist into a lengthy finish

 

Matching food & wine
This rosé is perfect from pre-dinner drink to barbecue. Serve chilled
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