As if to emphasize that Petit Chablis has an important place in the Chablis hierarchy, the Chablis cooperative produces its aptly named Pas si Petit—”not so little.” It's a soft, immediately drinkable wine, full of ripe lime and pear flavor. It is light and ready to drink.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.