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LVT 2017  Julie's father Jean-Claude ran the Cave de Rasteau for ten years until his untimely death, whereupon she returned to Rasteau. Julie worked in Bordeaux, then as a sommelière in Australia. The first vintage bottled was 2015. The 12 hectares owned at Rasteau come under the Luminaille name, with most sold as crop so far. The remaining 5 hectares of rented vineyards give crop for the Cave de Rasteau, Ortas. The vineyards are under the care of her friend Nicolas Bres, who previously worked at the Domaine de Pisan, part of the Cave de Rasteau until its sell-off. The two Rasteau reds have been renamed Garance (60% Grenache) and Luminaris (40% Grenache), the latter an authentic ***(*) wine in 2017

Julie Paolucci, with Nicolas Bres 696 chemin La Luminaille 84110 Rasteau

Tel: +33(0)6 98 95 23 88