Wine Jean-Paul & Benoit Droin, Chablis 1-er Cru "Mont de Milieu" AOC, 2013
The color of wine - straw yellow.
The wine has a well balanced, delicate taste with a pleasant acidity and juicy fruit aftertaste with hints of citrus fruits.
The aroma of wine surprises wonderful combination of mineral and floral notes. Refined trail strewn with hints of lime, apple nuances of chalk, iodine, wax and juicy orange peel.
Wine is the perfect complement to seafood, fish dishes, salads and light meat dishes.
Family Droin is one of the oldest in Chablis, for almost five centuries, members of this family are dedicated to winemaking. Starting from 1620, fourteen generations of winemakers bring their know-how in the family business and to transfer knowledge from father to son. May 6, 1866 Emperor Napoleon III visited Auxerre, Yonne department center, and a certain Edme Jean Baptiste Droit presented to the Emperor a few bottles of his wine. In gratitude, the Emperor gave him a silver goblet for wine tasting with the coat of arms engraved on it the empire. This heirloom and still passed down from generation to generation, the eldest son. Today, Jean-Paul and Benoit are the only carriers surname Droit. Jean-Paul Droit joined for the family business in 1965 and studied winemaking from his grandfather and father Marcel Paul before in 1983 he began to administer the winery with the help of his wife Catherine. His youngest son Benoit received a diploma at the University of Dijon enologist and in Bonn, responsible for winemaking processes for over 10 years. The family has an impressive heritage, which consists in including the best bonuses and vineyards in Chablis Grand Cru (Valmur, Vaudésir, Les Clos, Vaillons, Montmains), covering an area of 25 hectares. In 1999 he built a new winery in the bottom of the Grand Cru, which allowed to upgrade all stages of the winemaking process.