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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.
95 at the International Wine Challenge 2021 and PROVENCE ROSE TROPHY
Noted 93 and "highly recommended" by Elisabeth Gabay's guide to the Rosés of southern France
Gold medal at Global Rosé Masters 2021

 

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) High environnemental value

 

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

 

Tasting notes
Brilliant and delicate lychee shade of pink First nose of violet and roses which leads into white peach and wild strawberry. A round mouth with a magnificent length. Notes of tangerine and Kumquat for the final. Truly a gastronomical rosé!

 

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