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 60%
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.
Appearance: Pale yellow colour with hints of green.
Nose: Citrus and exotic fruit bouquet.
Palate: Elegant, very fresh, notes of grapefruit and pineapple, invigorating finish, making this an excellent aperitif wine.
Matching food & wine
This wine is perfect with small mature goat's cheeses in olive oil or carpaccios of white fish.