Jean-Paul et Benoit Droin - Chablis - Montmains 1er Cru

Colour: White
Country: france
Grape: chardonnay
Region: chablis


The significant amount of clay in this terroir brings great substance and roundness and it is without doubt the richest and deepest Premier Cru. It is often qualified as very 'Burgundian' with its style richer rather than lively. From its early years, aromas of yellow fruits and apricot may be found, but also hazel and roast almond, with a flavoursome and concentrated palate. With time, notes of brioche and toast appear, while maintaining great freshness on the palate.

About the producer

The Droins have been producing wines in Chablis for nearly 400 years (their history as vignerons goes back at least to 1620). Benoît represents the14th generation of Droins and is one of the most dynamic winemakers in the region. 

Situated in the heart of Chablis on its unique sub-soil, the Domain manages 26 hectares of the loveliest terroirs spread over the four levels of appellation: Petit Chablis, Chablis, nine Premier Cru and five Grand Cru wines.

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