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SAINTE VICTOIRE
CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Located on the exceptional terroir of the Sainte Victoire mountain, where vines have been cultivated since Antiquity, Château Coussin acquired in 1903 by Jean-Baptiste Gautier is today the property of his descendants Olivier and Sophie Sumeire.

92/100 Tasted par Andreas Larsson meilleur sommelier du monde- Dégustation des Provence rosés
Couronne d'argent au Concours des vins d'Aix-en-Provence 2021

 

Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, remains of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Grape varieties: Grenache 60% Syrah 30% Cinsault 10% Yield: 50 hl/ha. Sustainable farming. Vegan. Classified "High environnemental value"

 

Vinification
18 days of cold tank stabilisation at 4° C in pre-fermentation phase, then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Very pale color with rose gold reflections. Delicious and delicate nose of yellow peach and bergamot. An elegant palate, with a velvety freshness, of honeyed notes and pear.

 

Matching food & wine
Tuna and coriander tartar, ceviches, seafood risotto, lamb confit with garlic and thyme.
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