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
Grenache 60 %
Yield: 55 hl/ha.
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Pale pink with a violet highlight
An elegant nose of yellow peach and persimmon
Refreshing with notes of orange peel on the finish.
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