2019 Domaine Julien Masquin Châteauneuf-du-Pape Montplaisir Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rhône France Wine Tasting Note

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2019 Domaine Julien Masquin Montplaisir  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90
Peppery, red fruits with touches of leafy herbs and olives come though in the nose and on the soft, forward, palate. This medium-bodied, open wine is already easy to taste. Drink from 2022-2030.

Peppery, red fruits with touches of leafy herbs and olives come though in the nose and on the soft, forward, palate. This medium-bodied, open wine is already easy to taste. Drink from 2022-2030.

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When to Drink Domaine Julien Masquin, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Domaine Julien Masquin can be enjoyed on the young side. Young vintages can be popped and poured, or decanted for about 1 hour, give or take. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Domaine Julien Masquin is usually better with 2-4 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage. In the best vintages the wine should be consumed within 4-12 years after the vintage.

Serving Domaine Julien Masquin with Wine, Food Pairing Tips

Domaine Julien Masquin is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Domaine Julien Masquin is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, stewed dishes, sausage, barbecue and cassoulet. Domaine Julien Masquin is also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms pasta, eggplant, cheese and tomatoes.

The white wine of Domaine Julien Masquin is best served with a myriad of different seafood dishes, shellfish, crab, lobster, sushi, sashimi, chicken, pork and veal, as well as Asian cuisine.