Wine Jean-Paul & Benoit Droin, Petit Chablis AOC, 2011
The wine shows a straw yellow color with greenish tints.
The taste of wine - full-bodied, with a good concentration of fruit notes and refreshing acidity. Felt the subtle notes of vanilla and delicate accents of minerals, which are gradually becoming more prominent and remarkable character.
Complex aroma of wine combines juicy notes of ripe fruit, white flowers and delicate nuances of minerals.
The wine goes well with salads, white meat or poultry, such as chicken breast with vegetables, hard cheeses.
Chablis Premier Cru "Vosgros" - excellent dry white wine with a wonderful fruity flavor and aroma, harmoniously combined with mineral intonations. The grapes are harvested by hand at the peak of ripeness from one of the best vineyards of Chablis Premiers Crus - "Vosgros". Here is dominated by clay-limestone soil rich in minerals. The average age of the vines is 40 years. The fermentation was carried out in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Extract of wine is carried out during 10 months, partly in oak barrels.
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.