A Tale of a Reverse Generation Gap
When talking about generation gap, normally, it is the younger generation who chases fashion and breaks through from tradition. Whilst the older generation is conservative. There is always an exception.
The Droins have a history of 400 years in Chablis of Burgundy. Their wine is much sought after by locals and British drinkers with very small quantity exported. To fit in the world’s trend, 13th generation Jean Paul used much new oak in his wine and resulted in a fat wine. When Benoit took over the family business and became the 14th generation, he changed what his old man has done by giving up new oaks and used stainless steel instead. He also pruned his wine massively and lower production in order to achieve better quality. Droin became popular again.
Climate of Chablis is pretty cold and famous for producing white wine with elegant body. My first glass of White Burgundy is Chablis. My good old colleague Julie Campos, the ex-MD of Jeanne Moreau, once told me that there was time oak was not allowed in Chablis. This is to be verified. To my personal opinion, if one likes full body white Burgundy, simply choose Meursault or wait for a Grand Cru Chablis to mature. She will change from Audrey Hepburn to Elizabeth Taylor.
Production of Droin Grand Crus and Premier Crus is low. We are fortunate to have a small batch available to ease your thirst.
-pre-arrival products 預售貨品
-100% advance payment to secure order百分百預付確認訂單
-Availability subject to written confirmation 供應量須書面確認
-Prices do not include France to HK consolidated air- shipping. Cost of shipping to be quoted according to order quantity separately 價格不含法國到香港集裝空運費用，視乎訂貨量另報
-Minimum order HKD 3000 for HK local free delivery or surcharge of HKD150 訂單三千港幣以上免本地運費， 或附加費港幣150
-In case we loss the bid , full amount to be refund without interest within 14 working days.如不中標，全數貨款14工作天以內不含利息奉還
-Macau and PRC delivery charge and duty to be quoted separately.澳門國內運費稅費另報