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 de Vins de Provence 2017
Silver medal at the Decanter WWA 2017- 90 points
Silver medal at the International Wine Challenge 2017
92 at the Wine Enthusiast 2017
89 at the Wine Spectator 2017
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.
Average age of vines: 30 years Grenache 50 % - Syrah 50 %Yield: 40 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
18 days of cold tank stabilisation at 4° C in pre-fermentation phase, then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Pale pink with golden highlights
A fine and elegant nose of greengage plums
Rich and well balanced with an elegant pear and jasmin finish
Matching food & wine
Serve with grilled fish, lobster salad and roasted lamb. Best if served at 14°C.