Wine Jean-Paul & Benoit Droin, Chablis AOC, 2013
Wine beautiful straw-yellow color with a greenish tint.
The wine has a rich, light and rounded taste, with bright tones of white and yellow stone fruit, excellent depth and balanced acidity with lemon nuance, texture and different shades of white flowers in the aftertaste.
Classic aroma of the wine reveals notes of green fruits and seashells in combination with mineral intonations.
The wine will go well with seafood, lobster, steamed white fish, salmon and soft cheeses.
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.