2266, Route de la Plane 84350 Courthezon
Tel. 622 920 107
Direct sale: Only by appointment
In 1936 Julien Masquin's grandfather
purchased vineyards in Courthezon but rented it to other
winegrowers because he was occupied by starting a brush factory
in Coutheszon http://www.masquin-mascotte.com/.
Julien's father was more interested in the factory than in
Julien Masquin wanted to become a winegrower and he attended the wine school in
Avignon. As a part of his studies he was a trainee at Vieux
After having finished his studies the contract with the
winegrowers were denounced and in 1998 Julien started running
the vineyards himself and the company Domaine Julien Masquin was
For 6 years Julien was
concentrating on running his vineyards but when his father got
health problems he had to help him running the factory. He is
now the director of the factory while his father is the
This doesn't leave much time for his work in the vineyards but
he has two employees who have been
working for him for several years, so that's not a big problem.
Until 2008 the grapes were sold to the cooperative but since 2009
Julien Masquin has made and bottled wines with his own name.
The domain covers 23,75 of vineyards of which 7,8 ha is
Chateauneuf du Pape and the rest is Cotes du Rhone and IGP.
are so far made in the cellars of Laurent Brotte.
Masquin'swinemaker is in full control of the winemaking but uses tanks and barrels
rented from Brotte.
Chateauneuf du Pape Montplaisir
2011: 65% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre.
Aged in foudres for 8 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape Mémora
2012: 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah.
Aged in foudres for 8 months
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
70% Grenache and 30% Bourboulenc.
Cotes du Rhone Humeur
75% Grenache and 25% Syrah. Aged for 4 months in foudres.
Cotes du Rhone Blanc Humeur
75% Grenache Blanc, 15% Clairette and 10% Bourboulenc.
A blend of Cabernet Saugvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah.