Not long after purchasing vineyards in the late 1960s and releasing his first wines in the early 1970s Jacques Seysses became an international icon. Jacques respect for the terroir of the Côte d’Or is still on display in his viticultural practices and innovative winemaking methods. Dujac wines are more than just varietally correct – they are intimate travelogues of some of the most celebrated sites on earth. Sons Jeremy and Alec along with Jeremy’s wife, Diana, have been handed the reigns of this famous estate.
Grapes / Soils
|Pinot Noir||Clay & limestone||0.64 ha|
- Total Size: 94 ha (232 acres) village vineyards
- Winery Holdings: 0.64 ha (1.58 acres)
- Chambolle-Musigny is an appellations controlees (AOC) that is located between 5 other AOC’s: Morey St. Denis to the north, Nuits-Saint-Georges to the southwest, Flagey Echezeaux to the south, Vougeot to the southeast and Gilly Les Citeaux to the east. It is home to 2 Grand Cru vineyards, 24 Premier Cru Climats and 38 AOC Climats.
- Only Pinot Noir is planted.
- The Gallic Cambo “river bend” is the source of the village name Cambola, which between 1112 and 1119 designated this village. Chambolle owes its name to its position in the bend of a river at the end of the Combe d’Ambin called de Chamboeuf.
- Musigny, one of the Grand Cru climates of the village, was amended to the name in 1874.
- Made from Pinot Noir grapes.
- Grown on soils of Clay & limestone.
- Fermented in stainless steel tanks, using naturally occurring yeast.
- Aged in French barrique, 60-85% new.
- Aged for 18 months.
- Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
|Appellation(s)||Morey-St-Denis, + others in Côte de Nuits|
|Proprietors||Jacques and Rozalind Seysses|
|Annual Production||2,000 9L cases|
|Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic)||Sustainable, organic, biodynamic|