Le Plan GT-A

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Le Plan Vermeersch vineyard

Le Plan GT-A

Le Plan-Vermeersch GT-A

Grape varieties: ARAMON - ALICANTE HB (Censored grape varieties in Côtes du Rhône)
Appellation: France-Méditerranée IGP
Color: Deep deep red

Region: Rhône Valley, vineyards in Tulette
Age of vines: planted in 1946
Soil GT (Grand Terroir): clay and lime soil
Vine growing methods: organic, in conversion

Harvest: hand and selective picking in September 2009
Yield: 3 tonnes per hectare, 25 hl/ha
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks, hand-plunged 3 times a day
Ageing: 12 months in French & American oak barrels
Analysis: 13.5%ABV, Total sulfuric acid: 3.7 g/l, Rest sugar: 6.9 g/l
Production: 3600 bottles (300 cases)

Tasting notes: This Aramon wine is deeply colored, very intense, and almost black, with purple tints. The aroma is intensely fruity, with black fruits, fruit liqueur and cherry. The body is round and silky, fruity, full-bodied and firm, with noticeable undertones of tannin.

Serving temperature: 15°C / 60°F (best open 4h before drinking)
Aging capacity: 7 years