La Croix de Prieur is Château Coussin's second wine, produced in the heart of the Trets terroir. It is made from a plot that belonged to the monks of the Abbey of Saint Victor in Marseille, in the Middle Ages.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Ugni-Blanc & Clairette : 18%
Yield: 50 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Traditional vinification in stainless steel vats.
A cooling system is used to chill the grapes.
Pale yellow color
The nose is expressive with notes of white fruits like peaches.
Elegant, fresh with a tonic final makes this wine an excellent pre dinner drink or to serve with oysters on the halfshell.
Matching food & wine
This wine is perfect with small mature goat's cheeses in olive oil or carpaccios of white fish.