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DOMAINE JULIEN MASQUIN

LVT 2017 r 2018 wh The Masquin family have a well-known brush (as in broom) factory at Courthézon. Julien's grandfather Paul Masquin was one of the founders of the Cellier des Princes Co-operative at Courthézon. Julien took over 10 of the family's 25 hectares in 1998, and the remaining 15 hectares in 2000. He has been in no hurry to produce wine from them, allowing the soils to rest and tidying up the vineyard over several years. He left the Co-operative in 2008, the first vintage came in 2009. He works with chef de culture Sébastien Rigault. Very good promise, both red and white, both Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Côtes du Rhône, with the 2016 Côtes du Rhône Humeur red a nicely rugged **** wine. The 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Monplaisir white, 70% Grenache blanc, 30% Bourboulenc, so traditionally based, was a ****(*) wine, the 2017 a **** wine.

Julien Masquin 1408 chemin St Dominique 84350 Courthézon

Tel: +33(0)6 22 92 01 07

julien@domainemasquin.com

Countries exported to:1) USA 2) Denmark 3) Belgium

Percentage Exported: 60%

British Importers: N/R

USA Importers: Polaner Selections 19 North Moger Avenue Mount Kisco NY 10549 +1914 244 0404 www.polanerselections.com French Wine Country Texas Robert Walter Selections Weaverville NC 28787 +1828 275 7678 www.robertwalterselections.com