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César(1921-1998), the famous french sculptor known for his compressions signed this Cuvée "César à Sumeire" as a mark of fondness for the Sumeire family and for his Native Provence.
A selection of Château Coussin's best parcels selected for optimum quality.
Silver medal at the Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2018
Prix d'Excellence des Vinalies Nationales 2018
Silver medal at the Mondial du Rosé 2018
Silver medal and 92 points at the Global Rosé masters 2018
Bronze medal at the International Wine Challenge 2018
Bronze medal at Decanter 2018 and at the IWSC 2018
91 at the Tasted 100% Blind by Andreas Larsson Meilleur sommelier du monde

 

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: 30 years Grenache 60 % - Syrah 40 %Yield: 45 hl/ha. Sustainable farming - Vegan wine

 

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

 

Tasting notes
Velvety pale pink in color, a nose of litchi, grapefruit and pineapple at first with a floral finish of hawthorne and carnation, intense and round revealing exotic fruits on the finish.

 

Matching food & wine
This rosé will pair beautifully with Mediterranean Cuisine such as lobster, citrus and ginger salad, red rock mullet with tapenade, bouillabaisse or roasted Guinea fowl with lemon confit.
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