MySomm Selected Wines

MySomm Selected Wines

2018 Jean-Paul et Benoit Droin Chablis

the Kimmeridgean soil that runs through Droin's vineyards is the tops for producing Chablis and other crisp, mineral-driven whites.  This has a vibrant nose of bright yellow citrus, briny oyster shells, crisp green apples, & hints of spring flowers.  It's not as light-bodied as you might expect, carrying a pleasantly bold texture.  The salty minerality and citrus is joined by hints of ripe peach and melon on the palate.  The finish unbelievably pure and clean with vibrant acidity.  Drink now to enjoy it's precision and purity, or hold for 4-5 years to enjoy a richer style.

Xavier Monnot Bourgogne Rouge

Xavier Monnot Bourgogne Rouge

Once you crack the wax, you're immediately greeted with striking floral & peppery aromas that envelop a core of juicy red and black fruits.  It's a medium bodied Pinot Noir.  It maintains it's light elegance on the palate while providing moderate intensity.  Black cherry, blackberry, violets in soil, & a hint of orange zest are some of the flavors that comprise the palate of this exciting wine.  It has a succulent, mouthwatering finish where the undertones of soil and minerality crack through.  Overall, this is a wonderfully put together wine and a value for this quality of red Burgundy