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||1.16 ha|
- Total Vineyards: 4.57 ha (11.3 acres)
- Winery Holdings: 1.16 ha (2.87 acres)
- This vineyard is situated just below 919 feet of elevation and adjacent to the Grand Cru vineyards of Latricières and Mazoyères ou Charmes. The vineyard’s somewhat heavier soil retains moisture compared to the neighboring Grand Crus, but it enjoys longer sun exposure.
- Only Pinot Noir is planted.
- Combottes is the diminutive of Combe, from 12th century Gallic Cumba “hollow, valley.” This parcel lies at the end of the Grisard Combe.
- The vines have been organically farmed since 2001.
- This wine brings forth a spicy property in addition to dynamic fruit.
- 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|