La Croix de Prieur is Château Coussin's second wine, produced in the heart of the Trets terroir. During the Middle Ages the parcels belonged to the monks of the Abbey Saint Victor in Marseille.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Grenache 60 % Cinsault 20% Syrah 20%
Yield: 55 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (sustainable farming). Vegan.
Vineyard classified "high environnemental value"
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses followed by a fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
A very pale powder pink color.
A nose of acacia flowers and broom, with lemony notes, honeysuckle and vanilla.
Nice roundness on the palate, with a lengthy finish on notes slightly peppered, almonds and wild strawberries
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