In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name. Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew. At the same time, the founder's passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin continues to ensure this valuable family heritage. Dedication to the diversity of Burgundy has always been the sole focus and vocation of Maison Joseph Drouhin, as vineyards - mostly premier and grand crus - were acquired in all major areas.
Out of firm conviction, Drouhin has adopted a biological and biodynamic approach to viticulture. Listening to nature: from vine to glass, at every step in the elaboration of the wine, a profound respect and deference to nature prevails. From its very beginning, Maison Joseph Drouhin has aimed for an ideal of perfection and elegance. The style of Joseph Drouhin combines balance, harmony and character, providing infinite pleasure.
The Drouhin vineyard is at mid-slope, on a mild incline with an east/south-east exposure. The terrain is a mix of clay and limestone with rocky soil in the upper part of the vineyard. At the centre, the soil is limestone and marl. This light composition is responsible for the great finesse of the wine which is harvested by hand in small open crates, in order to preserve the integrity of the fruit. The colours are very pretty, often very intense ruby reds. The bouquet is also intense with notes of cherries, raspberries and blackberries. There are hints of complexity with smoky flavours evolving towards liquorice. It takes a velvety texture and a more precise architecture, supported by silky tannins. It is lively and refined at the same time.
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