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LVT 2018 r 2018 wh A long-established family domaine in the prime southern Saint-Joseph village of Mauves. An important address. The vineyards are spread across good sites. The red wines are very consistent, but at times, a touch functional. They move along a scale from the simple, young vine straight Saint-Joseph through older Syrah and on to an overt new oak, older vine cuvée called Sensonne. The Paradis St-Pierre is a personal favourite, since it mixes well fruit, tannin and vintage style. The whites are sound, with the Paradis blanc capable of evolving well over 12+ years in the vintages with good acidity levels; it was a ****(*) wine in 2018, when drinking is not recommended before 2024. The 2015 red Saint-Josephs were all sound wines, the Olivaie, Paradis St-Pierre and Sensonne all **** wines when tasted from cask. The 2016s are very good, led by the cavalier ****(*) Le Paradis St Pierre and by the rich, deep ****(*) La Sensonne, up to handling its all new oak raising. In 2018, L'Olivaie was an entertaining **** wine, with the Sensonne also on ****.

Pierre, son Jérome Coursodon Place du Marché 07300 Mauves

Tel: +33(0)475 08 18 29


Countries exported to:1) GB 2) Denmark 3) Norway, also Japan, Quebec, Switzerland, USA – before was 1) USA 2) Canada 3) Switzerland

Percentage Exported: 30%, down from 35%

British Importers: Berry Brothers www.bbr.com The Wine Society Stevenage SG1 2BT +441438 740 222 www.thewinesociety.com

USA Importers: The Source Imports Ted Vance 545 Sanchez Street San Francisco CA 94114 +1415 621 6151 www.thesourceimports.com offers@thesourceimports.com