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VITICULTURE
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GALLERY
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CHATEAU COUSSIN
SAINTE-VICTOIRE CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Terroir
Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges 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: 35 years Syrah: 70% Grenache: 20% Cabernet-Sauvignon: 10% Yield: 40 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Skin maceration of selected destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Appearance: Deep colour with hints of ruby Nose: Rich bouquet with roasting notes Palate: Soft and velvety tannins, full bodied with notes of licorice

 

Wine growing
10 years

 

Matching food & wine
Roast venison, grand veneur sauce Trush skewers
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