Domaine de la Maison Plantevin

Akiko and Laurent Plantevin
Quartier Les Granges Neuves, 84110 Seguret
Tel. +33 630 531 730 (Laurent) /  +33 615 093 931 (Akiko)
Mail:
laurentplantevin@hotmail.fr
Web: http://laurent-plantevin.appspot.com/



Direct sale: 164, Chemin de la Tuilerie 84150 Violès.  All days 10.00-18.00

The Plantevin family have been farmers in the area for more than 150 years.
It was the sixth generation Laurent Plantevin's father who planted vines at all the 25 ha. selling the grapes to the local co-operative. At this estate Laurent was born and grew up and today he lives here together with his japanese wife Akiko.

Some years ago his father bought a big and old mansion in Violès together with 5 ha of vines. The buildings had fallen into disrepare but are now restored and Laurent's parents live here and offer several gîtes for turists.

In 2007 when Laurent had finished his education (BTS in acriculture in Macon and oenologic and viticulture at Lycée Viticole d'Orange), it was decided to start bottling of a part of the wines at the domain. As there were no cellar he started to make wines in the corner of his father's hangar where the machines used in the vineyards were stored. 
When you want to leave a cooperative you have to wait for a period and therefore Laurent is not allowed to use all the grapes to make his own wines
In 2012 he was allowed to make wines from 16 ha. 
The building where vinification takes place has not enough space for making wines from 30 ha and therefore he plans to build a new cellar as soon as possible.
The new cellar will be situated at D7 near Roaix because the trucks to load sold wines can't pass the road to Laurent's home. 

The domain covers some 30 ha. in Rasteau (1,5 ha.) Seguret (8 ha.), Sablet 12 ha.), Plan de Dieu (5 ha.) and Cotes du Rhone (5 ha.). 
The vineyards be will certified agriculture biologique from 2013.

Wines

Rasteau Les Premiers Pas de Nao
2014: 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Village Seguret
2014: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. 80-years-old vines.

Cotes du Rhone Village Seguret Blanc
2012: 100% Roussanne. Fermented and aged in barrels.

Cotes du Rhone Village Sablet AKA SAKA
2014: 100% Grenache. 50% aged in barrels for 8 months.

Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Le Vieux Couillon
2014: Equal sheres of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone
2014: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Carignan, 10% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault.

Cotes du  Rhone Rosé Les Fraponiases
2012: 100% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Les Fraponiases
2012: 100% Grenache Blanc.

VDF Blanc reflet d'etoile
2012: 100% Roussanne. Harvested in the beginning of November

Vin Mousseux Rosé Demi-Sec Les Fraponiases
2012: 100% Grenache.


Laurent's parents live in Violès. Here you can rent  Appartments/gîtes and here you can taste the wines of Laurent Plantevin. 
If you want to pay him a visit in Seguret you have to make an appointment.
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.Laurent Plantevin in the vineyard by his home.


Laurent Plantevin at Decouvertes in Avignon March 2013
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