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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 des Vins de Provence 2019.
93 points and silver medal at the IWC 2019 "Attractive elegant red berries and watermelon with delicate texture and savoury nudge. Has a sense of harmony"
Bronze medal at Decanter 2019
93 points at Guide Gilbert Gaillard
Rated 15/20 in Bettane and dessauve 2020 Wine Guide (Famille Sumeire 2 stars producer)

 

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 70 % - Syrah 30% Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

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

 

Tasting notes
Pale rosewood color A complex nose of jasmin and mango. Fleshy and rich with notes of passion fruit and strawberry pear.

 

Matching food & wine
A gastronomic rosé that will pair with elegant fish dishes, lobster stew and rack of lamb
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