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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.
92 "highly recommanded" at Decanter August 2020 "Special Provence"
93/100 at Vertdevin.

 

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 20% - Cinsault 10% 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
Rose gold color A complex nose of guava and citrus with notes of eucalyptus. Round and rich with notes of apricot and cream

 

Matching food & wine
This gastronomical rosé will pair with elegant fish dishes, lobster stew and rack of lamb.
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