Le Plan GT-S

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Le Plan GT-S

Le Plan-Vermeersch GT-S, Côtes du Rhône Villages


Appellation: Côtes du Rhône Villages AOP
Color: Deep garnet red

Region: Rhone Valley, vineyards in Suze-la-Rousse, district Le Grand Bois
Age of vines: planted in 1988
Soil GT: clay-calcareous, pudding roling) stones
Vine growing methods: organic, in conversion

Harvest: hand and selective picking in September 2009
Yield: 2,3 tonnes per hectare, 19 hl/ha
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks, hand-plunged 3 times a day
Ageing: 12 months in new American oak barrels
Analysis: 15%ABV, Total sulfuric acid: 3.7 g/l, Rest sugar: 4.5 g/l
Production: 6000 bottles (500 cases)

Tasting notes: This Syrah has a beautiful deep garnet colour. There is eucalyptus on the flora with vanilla and chocolate. This syrah is creamy and sweet, deliciously fruity and lots of length.

Serving temperature: 15°C / 60°F (best open 4h before tasting)
Aging capacity: 12 years