Silver medal at the Concours Général Agricole of Paris 2014
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 45 %
Cinsault 45 %
Yield: 50 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
A delicate, barely tinted pink
Fine and bright with notes of grapefruit and bergamot
Ample and tonic with a zesty finish
Matching food & wine
As a pre dinner drink, with appetizers, salads and sushi.