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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 Syrah 60% Mourvèdre 10% Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Yield: 45 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
100% destemming and then vinification in stainless steel vats. Post fermentation maceration at a temperature of 25 to 30 °. Maturing in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Intense colour with hints of crimson. Nose: Powerful bouquet developing jammy notes of black fruit and sweet spices. Palate: A very smooth wine with a great depth and length. Warm, silky tannins.

 

Wine growing
5 years

 

Matching food & wine
This wine is perfect with a Provençal beef casserole or meat grilled on a barbecue.
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