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Wine Joseph Drouhin, Petit Chablis 2008

SKU:w6176
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine a pale straw color.

Taste

The wine has a refreshing, well-balanced flavor with hints of minerality and a teasing hint of grapefruit.

Aroma

The wine has a light fragrance with floral and citrus notes.

Gastronomy

The wine is perfect as an aperitif, as well as seafood.

Interesting Facts

Petit Chablis wine made from Chardonnay grapes from vineyards located in soils Portland tier (the uppermost layer of the Jurassic system), characterized by a high content of limestone, which gives the wines a characteristic freshness, lightness and minerality.

Joseph Drouhin (Joseph Drouhin) was a brave and enterprising young man who in 1880 at age 22 left the region of Chablis and settled in Beaune (Beaune), where he founded his own wine company. Joseph was the purpose of the production of wines of the highest quality, which would have carried his name.

His son Maurice, inherited the business, has begun to establish vineyards. He bought land in great appellasonah such as Clos de Mush and Clos de Vougeot.

Robert Drouhin, who succeeded Maurice in 1957, expanded the domain to its current size. He got a lot of vineyards, mostly in the region of Chablis, in which he saw the true potential. Robert was one of the first in Burgundy, who offered to give up pesticides and other chemicals, as well as to build a wine laboratory managed by Lawrence Zhobar - the first woman enologist in Burgundy.

Four children, Robert Drouhin - Philip, Veronica, Laurent and Frederic continue the tradition of wine at home, based on a constant commitment to quality, to the delight of those who appreciate the natural elegance of Burgundy.

Vineyards companies are processed in accordance with the biological and biodynamic principles are used only natural products, and the ongoing work reflects respect for the land, the vine and the environment in general.

Domain Joseph Drouhin has an area of ​​73 hectares and is considered one of the largest farms in the region. Vineyards are located throughout Burgundy: Chablis (38 hectares), the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune (32 ha), Côte Shalonnez (3 hectares), mostly they include Premier and Grand Crus of Burgundy with landings of two varieties - Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Domain created over the years. Some vineyards are among the most famous in Burgundy, such as Clos de Mouche, Montrachet Marquis de Lagish, Clos de Vougeot, Corton-Charlemagne and others. Among other things, the company buys grapes from old partners, whose harvest or slightly inferior in quality.

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