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84/100 Wine enthusiast 2016

 

Terroir
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.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years Grenache 60 % Cinsault 30% Syrah 10% Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Pale Litchi pink in colour A pleasant nose of melon and guava. Nicely round on the palate with a touch of exotic fruit for freshness.

 

Matching food & wine
This rosé is perfect from pre-dinner drink to barbecue. Serve chilled
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