Domaine Dugat-Py

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot – Bernard Dugat-Py

Region: France - Burgundy

Domaine Dugat-Py

Consumers and the press alike view Domaine Dugat-Py as one of the vin de garde Pinot Noir producers in the world. The Domaine also produces and bottles wine under the label of Bernard Dugat-Py.

Grapes / Soils

Chardonnay Planted 1950 Limestone & iron 0.24 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Total Size: 53.82 ha (133 acres)
  • Winery Holdings: 0.24 ha (0.61 acre)
  • The Morgeot vineyard sits astride the 853 foot elevation demarcation and is divided into three climats: Abbaye de Morgeot, La Boudriotte, and Les Brussommes. The soils are clay-limestone. Both red and white grapes are allowed.
  • Morgeot translates literally from Gallic Morga “border, limit”. Morgeot corresponds to the ancient Gallo-Roman limit between the Pagus Cabilonnensis “Le Chalonnais” and the Pagus Belnensis “le Beaunois.”


  • The vines in their plot are 65+ years old.
  • Annual production is 700–900 bottles.
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2004.
  • Traditional vinification is used.
  • The wine sees 18 to 20 months ageing in 100% new oak casks.
  • Bottled non-filtered.
Harvest Notes
  • Grape variety – 100% Chardonnay
  • Age of the plot – 65 years
  • Geology – Clay-limestone
  • Annual production – 700 to 900 bottles
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2004
  • Traditional vinification
  • 18 to 20 months aging in 100% new oak casks
  • Non filtered wine
Winemaker's Notes

Wine for laying down, but can be appreciated when young after carafing for several hours before serving.

Wine Summary
  • Made from Chardonnay grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1950.
  • Grown on soils of Limestone & iron.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks.
  • Aged in 100% new oak casks.
  • Aged for 18-20 months.
  • Bottled unfiltered.

General Info

Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation(s) Gevrey-Chambertin, + others in Côte de Nuits
Proprietors Bernard Dugat, Jacqueline Py
Founded 1994
Winemaker Bernard Dugat
Annual Production 1,800 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable/organic