La Croix de Prieur is Château Coussin's second wine, produced in the heart of the Trets terroir. It is made from a parcel 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 (sustainable agriculture )
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.
Matching food & wine
This wine is an excellent pre dinner drink, also perfect with small mature goat's cheeses in olive oil, carpaccios of white fish or to serve with oysters on the halfshell.