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AOP Cotes du Rhone - red

AB mark
rouse 2010
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
Robert Parker logo 2015 Robert Parker 87 points
Robert Parker logo 2014 Robert Parker 88 points
le guide hachette 2012 1 STAR RATING IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2015
gold medal GOLD MEDAL Concours des Vins Jury Consommateures 2013 in VACQUEYRAS
gold medal GOLD MEDAL 2011 Concours des Grands Vins des France 2012
in MACON
silver medal
SILVER MEDAL
Challenge International du Vin 2012
in BORDEAUX
wine kingdom wine kingdom-2 2010 Published in the Japanese wine magazine
"THE WINE KINGDOM" issued 65
gold medal GOLD MEDAL 2009 Concours des Grands Vins des France 2010
in MACON
le guide hachette ★★ 2007 2 STARS RATING IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2010

Volume : 750ml    Alcohol : 13.5-14.5%
Blends : Grenache 60%, Syrah 20%, Carignan 10%, Cinsault 10%
Type : Medium-bodied.

Description : Fruit driven wine.

Location of the vineyards : The vineyards are classified as Appellation Cotes du Rhone. Bounded on upper appellations,
Cotes du Rhone villages. Most of the vineyards are flat land and the soils are rich.

Age of Vine : 25 years
Soil type : limestone-clay

Climate, Topography and Soil types :
The latitude 44 degrees North, here is the typical Mediterranean climate characterized by theMaison Plantevin - AOP Cotes du Rhone - red strong local wind called “Mistral”(110km/h). The winter is cold and wet (the precipitation 700mm/annual). The summer is hot and dry. The total sunshine duration is long(2400h/annual ). The diurnal temperature difference is large, even 18 degrees Celsius difference in summer. The cooler nights keeps optimum acidity and the glared sunshine gives great maturity to the grapes. Our vineyards are spread out the foot of the Jurassic lime stone mountain “Dentelles de Montmirail (altitude 730m)”. Around the vineyards, the two of the tributary streams of Rhone river, l'Aigue and l'Ouvèze are flowing down from the Baronnies mountains. The soil types are vary from hillside to flatland (altitude 100-250m). they are consisted with alluvial molasses and sandy-clay soils with different types of gravels and pebbles. The ages of soils are from Miocene to Riss(250,000-23,000,000 years ago).

Viticultural aspects :
Our vineyards have been converting to the organic farming in 2009 and certified by ECOCERT France SAS since vintage 2014. In the vineyards, the season of the bud burst in March April through the veraison in August, we are attentive to manage the canopy and surface of soils. The grapes are reduced the yield to maximize the grape quality. The shoot thinning and the fruits thinning and the part of the toppings are practiced manually. All the grapes are selected and hand picked by our skilled harvesting team every year.

Making the Wine :
The grapes are all hand harvested, destemmed, crushed and transferred to the stainless steel tanks. The fermentation occurs by the indigenous yeast. The temperature is monitored and controlled between 20~25 degrees Celsius and the pump-over and delestage are repeated while the short maceration(1to2 weeks). The malolactic fermentation was completed. Free run wine dominated. The light pressed wine was added to obtain the body structure.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance: Clear ruby-red.
   Aroma profile: Luscious aromas of buds of cassis, ripe red fruits, blueberry, strawberry jam, prune. Touch of liquorice and mixed spices.
   Palate: Sweetness, Roundness, Supple tannins, balanced acidity, Medium long.

Food Accompaniment :
 Cheese-plate, white and red meats, tomato sauce with Provence herbs, Caesar salads, Pizzas, Pastas. Also many kinds of oriental foods.

Suitable temperature to drink :
   12~14 degrees (Summer)
   14~16 degrees (Winter)

Cellaring :  1~2 years.(fresh, fruity young wine with certain structure)
   3 years or more (soft tannin, less fruity, more complexity)

AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret - red

AB mark
villages rouse seguret 2010
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
cmbio Silver Medal 2016 The Wine Competition
"Challenge Millésime Bio 2017"
le guide hachette
heart mark
 ★ ★
2015 COUP DE COEUR and 2 STARS
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2017
bon-aff-cover640 bon-aff2014-seg 2014 The tasting report is in the website of
“La Revue du Vin de France”
les bonnes affaires du vin 2016 WINE GUIDE BOOK
LES BONNES AFFAIRES DU VIN 2016
vin de France report of laurent 2012
“La Revue du Vin de France”
(Novembre 2014)

--BEST OF NOS 500 MEILLEURES CUVEES--
le guide hachette WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2015
vin de France report of laurent
“La Revue du Vin de France”
No 578. (February 2014)

--un cuvée charnue—amples et trapus----
vinogusto.jpg Silver Medal 2011 Concours Général Agricole Paris 2013
le guide hachette 1 STAR RATING IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2014
vino magazine  ★★ 2 STAR RATINGS
VINO MAGAZINE Sep-Oct 2013
medaille-pris-des-vinalies.jpg Prix des Vinalies 2010 Vinalies National 2012
commended medal decanter Commended Decanter Warld Wine Award 2011 in London
la provence2 Published in the local magazine "La Provence" 2011
silver medal decanter SILVER MEDAL 2009 Decanter Warld Wine Award 2010 in London
silver medal SILVER MEDAL International Wine and Spirit Competition 2010 in London
le guide hachette  ★ 1 STAR RATING IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2012

Volume : 750ml    Alcohol : 14 ~14.5%
Blends : Grenache 50%, Syrah 50%
Body : Medium bodied.

Location of the vineyards :
The vineyards have been classified as Appellation Cotes du Rhone Villages Séguret since 1967. The vineyards are at an altitude 150-200m, on the foot-hill of Jurassic limestone mountain, 'Dantelles de Montmirail'.

Age of Vine : about 25 years
Soil type : limestone-clay

Climate, Topography :
The latitude 44 degrees North, here is the typical Mediterranean climate characterized by the strong local wind called “Mistral”(110km/h). The winter is cold and wet (the precipitation 700mm/annual). The summer is hot and dry. The total sunshine duration is long(2400h/annual ). The diurnal temperature difference is large, even 18 degrees Celsius difference in summer. The cooler nights keeps optimum acidity and the glared sunshine gives great maturity to the grapes.
Our vineyards are spread out the foot of the Jurassic lime stone mountain “Dentelles de Montmirail ,altitude 730m” .

Viticultural aspects :
Our vineyards have been converting to the organic farming in 2009 and certified by ECOCERT France SAS since vintage 2014. In the vineyards, the season of the bud burst in March April through the veraison in August, we are attentive to manage the canopy and surface of soils. The grapes are reduced the yield to maximize the grape quality. The shoot thinning and the fruits thinning and the part of the toppings are practiced manually. All the grapes are selected and hand picked by our skilled harvesting team every year.

Making the Wine :
The grapes are all hand harvested, destemmed, crushed and transferred to the stainless steel tanks. The fermentation occurs by the indigenous yeasts. The temperature is monitored and controlled between 20~28 degrees and the pump-over and delestage are repeated while the maceration(2 to 4 weeks). After the alcohol fermentation finishes, the free run and pressed wine are stored separately, The batonage takes over to bring the depth to the wine. The malolactic fermentation is completed. CDRV Seguret use free run wine only.
Average Yield 35hl/ha

Tasting notes :
   Appearance: Clear, Deep ruby-red.
   Aroma profile:  Ripe red fruits, Cherries, Black currant, Jams.
   Palate:   Balanced acidity, Supple, Roundness,Velvety tannins and long after-taste.

Food Accompaniment : 
Goat cheeses, Ducks with sweet source, Red meats, Games.

Suitable temperature to drink :
   14~16 degrees (Summer)
   16~18 degrees (Winter)

Cellaring :  5 years or more.

AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages Plan de Dieu - red

Cuvée « Le Vieux Couillon »

AB mark
le vieux couillon
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
Robert Parker logo 2015 Robert Parker 88 points
Robert Parker logo 2014 Robert Parker 89 points
vinogusto.jpgGold Medal 2013 Concours Général Agricole Paris 2015
vinogusto.jpgGold Medal 2012 Concours Général Agricole Paris 2014
vin de France report of laurent A score of 14/20 on "La Revue du Vin de France" No 578. February 2014

One of the best wines in its category

-un vin charnel-trame tannique, beau final— chocolat et épicé---
vinogusto.jpgGold Medal 2011 Concours Général Agricole Paris 2013
le guide hachette★★ 2 STARS RATING
IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK, LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2014

Volume : 750ml    Alcohol :  14.0-15.5%
Blends : Grenache 34% Syrah 33% Mourvedre 33%
Body : Medium bodied

”Le Vieux Couillon”: The name of the cuvée has been dedicated to, ”Justin”, the grand father of our winemaker and viticulturist Laurent PLANTEVIN, who called himself « le Vieux Couillon=an old twat». He was passed away during harvesting the grapes of Plan de Dieu vineyard for its very first vintage.

Location of the vineyards :
The vineyards are found at Alluvial vast terraces called “Bois de Dammes“ from the Riss(250,000-1,250,000). The soils are mixtures of the blue clay, the red sand and the calcareous gravels.
Thanks to the radiant heat of the gravels, the grapes of this flat and stony vineyard are first to matured among the all the our red varieties every year.

Age of Vine : 30 years
Soil type : Stony

Climate, Topography :
The latitude 44 degrees North, here is the typical Mediterranean climate characterized by the strong local wind called “Mistral”(110km/h). The winter is cold and wet (the precipitation 700mm/annual). The summer is hot and dry. The total sunshine duration is long(2400h/annual ).
  The diurnal temperature difference is large, even 18 degrees Celsius difference in summer. The cooler nights keeps optimum acidity and the glared sunshine gives great maturity to the grapes.
    Our vineyards are spread out the foot of the Jurassic lime stone “Dentelles de Montmirail ”, altitude 730m.

Viticultural aspects :
Our vineyards have been converting to the organic farming in 2009 and certified by ECOCERT France SAS since vintage 2014. In the vineyards, the season of the bud burst in March April through the veraison in August, we are attentive to manage the canopy and surface of soils. The grapes are reduced the yield to maximize the grape quality. The shoot thinning and the fruits thinning and the part of the toppings are practiced manually. All the grapes are selected and hand picked by our skilled harvesting team every year.

Making the Wine :
Grapes are all hand harvested by Plantevin family and skilled harvesting team from Spain. The grapes are de-stemmed and transferred to the concrete tanks for the primary fermentation. The fermentation occurs by the indigenous yeasts. The temperature is monitored and controlled between 23to28 °C . The delestage and the pump-over take place during the long maceration(4 to 6weeks). The lees stirring take over after primary fermentation finished. The wine is aging in the stainless steel tanks. The malolactic fermentation is completed. CDRV Plan de Dieu use free run wine only.
The average yield are 35hL/ha.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance: Clear, deep ruby-red.
   Aroma profile: Cassis, Prune, Black berry, Spice, Mineral.
   Palate: Roundness, Supple, Concentrated, Long.

Food Accompaniment
Roasted red meats with rich sauces, Stakes, BBQ, Tomato based sauce, Games, Cheeses

Suitable temperature to drink:
14~16 degrees (Summer)
16~18 degrees (Winter)

Cellaring : 5~7 years

AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages Sablet - red

Cuvée « AKA SAKA »

AB mark
villages rouse sablet 2010
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
Robert Parker logo 2015 Robert Parker 90 points
Robert Parker logo 2014 Robert Parker 90 points
Robert Parker logo 2013 Robert Parker 90 points
vin de France report of laurent 2012
Has been published again
in “La Revue du Vin de France”
(Novembre 2014)

--BEST OF NOS 500 MEILLEURES CUVEES--
vin de France report of laurent
Has been published in
“La Revue du Vin de France”
No 578. (February 2014)

Voted the Best Wine in its class

---tendre et souple,qui se boira sur la gourmandise d'un fruit fort appétant---caractère « confiserie »--tres séduisantes—tres plaisant--
vino magazine ★★★ 2011 “Vino Magazine”(Sep- Oct 2013)
3 STARS RATING
IN RHONE VALLEY CATEGORY
vinogusto.jpg Top Marked among French wines 2010 Published in the Belgium wine magazine 2012
la provence1 la provence2 Top Marks at the tasting competition held by the local magazine
"La Provence" 2011

Volume : 750ml   Alcohol : 15~16%
Blends : Grenache 90%, Syrah 10%
Body : Medium bodied.

AKA SAKA : Aka Saka signifies «Red hill» in Japanese. The cuvee was named after our winemaker and viticulturist Laurent PLANTEVINs' memorable souvenir in Japan.

Description : Ample, Thick and Robust

Location of the vineyards : The vineyards found on steep hillside at the foot of a Jurassic limestone mountain, “ Dentelles de Montmirail”, right next to appellation AOP Gigondas. The soils are consisted of argilo-calcaireous, with layered limestone from the Miocene. The sector of the vineyard called "Cheval Long", one of the best terror of Sablet village.

Age of Vine : 60 years
Soil type : Limestone-clay

Climate, Topography :
The latitude 44 degrees North, here is the typical Mediterranean climate characterized by the strong local wind called “Mistral”(110km/h). The winter is cold and wet (the precipitation 700mm/annual). The summer is hot and dry. The total sunshine duration is long(2400h/annual ). The diurnal temperature difference is large, even 18 degrees Celsius difference in summer. The cooler nights keeps optimum acidity and the glared sunshine gives great maturity to the grapes.
  Our vineyards are spread out the foot of the Jurassic lime stone “Dentelles de Montmirail ”, altitude 730m.

Viticultural aspects :
Our vineyards have been converting to the organic farming in 2009 and certified by ECOCERT France SAS since vintage 2014. In the vineyards, the season of the bud burst in March April through the veraison in August, we are attentive to manage the canopy and surface of soils. The grapes are reduced the yield to maximize the grape quality. The shoot thinning and the fruits thinning and the part of the toppings are practiced manually. All the grapes are selected and hand picked by our skilled harvesting team every year.

Making the Wine :
Grapes are all hand harvested by Plantevin family and skilled harvesting team from Spain. The grapes are de-stemmed and transferred to the trapezoid concrete tanks for the primary fermentation.
The fermentation occurs by the indigenous yeasts. The temperature is monitored and controlled between 25to28 °C . The delestage and the pump-over take place during the long maceration(more than 6weeks). The lees stirring take over after primary fermentation finished. The wine is aging in the french oak barrels for 4 to 8months. The malolactic fermentation is completed. CDRV Sablet use free run wine only.
The average yield 25 to 30hL/ha.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance : Clear, Deep ruby-red.
   Aroma profile: Intensity and complexity. Ripe red fruits and Jams, Prune Toasty, Vanilla.
   Palate: Round and Rich, Thick, Smooth, Broad, Concentrated.

Food Accompaniment : games(venison, boar), truffe, foie gras, Tangy cheeses, Dark chocolates.

Suitable temperature to drink :
   14~16 degrees (Summer)   16~18 degrees (Winter)

Cellaring : 5 to 10 years.

AOP Rasteau Cru - red

Cuvée « Les Premiers Pas de Nao »

AB mark
Rasteau rouge
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
le guide hachette 2014 REPORTED IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2017
le guide hachette 2013 REPORTED IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES VINS 2016

Volume : 750ml    Alcohol : 13 to 14.5 %
Blends : Grenache 70%, Syrah 30%
Body : Medium-bodied

Les Premiers Pas de Nao : “The first steps of Nao” Nao is the name of the first child of our winemaker and viticulturist Laurent PLANTEVIN. Our first vintage of this wine has been released the year when he was born.

Description : Powerful body, elegance and complexity.

Location of the vineyards :
The vineyards has been classified as Cru - AOP Rasteau since 2010. One of the 16 Crus of Cotes du Rhone. Our vineyard of Rasteau spreds on the ancien terrasses, the foothill of Rasteau village.

Ages of vine : 10 years to 80 years
Soil type : limestone-clay.

Climate, Topography :
The latitude 44 degrees North, here is the typical Mediterranean climate characterized by the strong local wind called “Mistral”(110km/h). The winter is cold and wet (the precipitation 700mm/annual). The summer is hot and dry. The total sunshine duration is long(2400h/annual ). The diurnal temperature difference is large, even 18 degrees Celsius difference in summer. The cooler nights keeps optimum acidity and the glared sunshine gives great maturity to the grapes.

Viticultural aspects :
Our vineyards have been converting to the organic farming in 2009 and certified by ECOCERT France SAS since vintage 2014. In the vineyards, the season of the bud burst in March April through the veraison in August, we are attentive to manage the canopy and surface of soils. The grapes are reduced the yield to maximize the grape quality. The shoot thinning and the fruits thinning and the part of the toppings are practiced manually. All the grapes are selected and hand picked by our skilled harvesting team every year.

Making the Wine :
The grapes are all hand harvested. We use whole bunches of grapes in fermentation. The fermentation occurs by the indigenous yeast. The temperature is monitored and controlled between 25~28 degrees and the pump-over and delestage are repeated while the maceration(4 to 6 weeks). After the alcohol fermentation finishes, the free run and pressed wine are stored separately, The batonage takes over to bring the depth to the wine. The malolactic fermentation is completed. Aged in the new barrels for 4 to 8 months. AOP Rasteau use free run wine only.
Average Yield 25hl/ha

Tasting notes :
   Appearance : Clear brillant ruby-red.
   Aroma profile : ripe fruits, cherries, cafe, vanilla, fresh earth, spices.
   Palate : sweet, rich, round and Velvety tannins. Well balanced acidity and long after-taste.

Food Accompaniment :
Various cheeses, Red meats, Games.

Suitable temperature to drink :
   14~16 degrees(Summer)
   16~18 degrees(Winter)

Cellaring : more than 8 years



AOP Cotes du Rhone - white

Cuvée « Les Fraponaises »

AB mark
Cotes du Rhone Blanc
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
bronze medal of Macon Bronze Medal 2010 CONCOURS DES GRANDS VINS DES FRANCE
IN MACON 2011

Volume : 750ml
Varietal : Grenache Blanc 100%
Type : Dry

Making the wine :
All grapes are hand harvested and whole bunch pressed(Direct Press). The free run juice and the light pressed juice are stored together. The cold settled juice is racked off next day and inoculated with selected yeasts. During fermentation, the temperature is monitored and controlled between 10 to 14 degree Celsious. Stored in stainless steel tank.
No MLF.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance : Clear, Light gold.
   Aroma profile : Peaches, Pears, Tropical fruits, Minerally.
   Palate : well balanced acidity, fresh and Crisp.

Food Accompaniment :
roasted white fish or poultry with cream source

Suitable temperature to drink :   8~10 degrees.

Good to drink in 2 years.

AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret - white

AB mark
Côtes du Rhône Séguret Blanc
History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
vino magazine ★★★ 2012 “Vino Magazine”(Sep- Oct 2013)
3 stars rating in the category of
the wines of Rhone Valley

Volume : 750ml
Varietal : Roussanne 100%
Type : Dry

Description :  The Harmony between Pure Roussanne and wood notes

Making the wine : The grapes are all hand harvested.  Direct press.  Fermentation in the oak.  No Malolactic fermentation proceeded. lees stirring.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance (colour):Clear, Golden-green
   Aroma profile:Concentrated aroma, Complexity, Pears, Mandarin, Flower of Magnolia, Fresh licorice, Sandal wood and Hint of vanilla
   Palate: rich and creamy .

Food Accompaniment :
sea foods, sushi,asparagus, artichauts, cabbege roll, poutry, camember cheese with truffle, cheese fondue, white souce, smoked salmon

Suitable temperature to drink :   11~13 degrees.


Cellaring : 2~3 years

AOP Cotes du Rhone - rose

Cuvée « Les Fraponaises »

AB mark Cotes du Rhone Rose

History of the Awards

PRIZES and MEDALS VINTAGES NOTES
hachette 2017-8 2016 1 STAR RATING
IN THE WINE GUIDE BOOK
"LE GUIDE HACHETTE DES ROSÉS 2017-18"

Volume : 750ml
Varietal : Grenache 50%, Mourvedre 50%
Type : Dry

Soil Type : Argilo-Calcaire      Age of Vineyard : 15-20 years

Making the wine :
All grapes are hand harvested and whole bunch pressed(Direct Press). The free run juice and the light pressed juice are stored together. The cold settled juice is racked off next day and inoculated with selected yeasts. During fermentation, the temperature is monitored and controlled between 10 to 14 degree Celsious. Stored in stainless steel tank. No MLF.

Tasting notes :
   Appearance : Clear, Light orange pink.
   Aroma profile :  Pink grapefruit, Fruits candies.
   Palate : Crisp, Refreshig.

Food Accompaniment :
Aperitif, BBQ and picnic, Pizzas, Pastas, and Oriental foods, Spicy foods.

Suitable temperature to drink :   8~10 degrees.

Good to drink in 2 years

Dessert Wine White - Late Harvest

Cuvée « reflet d'etoile »

AB mark vin de table

Volume : 500ml
Varietal : Roussanne 100%
Residual Sugar :100g/l<(Depens on the year)


Vinification :  Direct Press. Cold and slow fermentation during the whole winter, No additional sugars nor alcohols nor liqueurs

Tasting notes :
   Appearance Clear, Brillant deep Gold.
   Aroma profile: Honney, Quince, dried grapes and apricot, Complexity.
   Palate: rich texture, Fruits syrops, a good long aftertaste.

Food Accompaniment : Foie gras, Creme brulee or fruits pies, Panna cotta

Suitable temperature to drink:   8~10 degrees.

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