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.
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.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Rolle 100 %
Yield: 55 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (sustainable farming)
Skin maceration of the destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats. Vegan
Sparkling color with reflections or white.
Fine and elegant nose of violet and sweet mint.
Balanced palate, with notes of clementine, with a nice roundness on the finish and a pleasant length.
Matching food & wine
Ideal as an aperitif, with raw shellfish, garlic sautéed clams or a salt crusted sea bass.