The Coussin vineyard and estate was named after Jean Baptiste Coussin who owned the property in the 18th Century. Since 1903 it is owned and cultivated by the Sumeire family. The wine made from the AOP Côtes de Provence vines of Coussin (formerly called La Croix du Prieur) bears the name Domaine Coussin.
Silver medal at the concours of the Provence Wine 2023.
Bronze medal at the concours IWSC 2023.
Between the Sainte Victoire mountain and the Aurélien mountain, on hilly lands, slightly in altitude (250 meters) the vines of the Domaine Coussin, on a clay-limestone soil, are surrounded by the seven characteristic groves of the domain, where thyme and broom rub shoulders with pine and oak trees.
Vineyard of 30 ans
Grenache 50%, Cinsault 30% et Syrah 20%
High Environnemental Value.
Low temperature stabilization for 18 days, followed by temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Very pale pink color.
Subtle and delicate nose of stone fruits such as apricot and peach.
Crystalline palate, notes of clementine and orange unfold towards a lengthy citrus finish.
Matching food & wine
Tuna tartar with fresh coriander, cod marinated Tahitian style, seafood risotto, lamb shoulder confit with garlic and thyme.