Domaine Dugat-Py

Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Champeaux

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

Pinot Noir Planted 1960 Brown & red topsoil, white clay 0.33 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Total Size: 6.67 ha (16.5 acres)
  • Winery Holdings: 0.33 ha (0.82 acres)
  • Champeaux is located west of the vineyards Combe aux Moines and Les Goulots. The vineyard’s amalgamation of brown and red topsoil sits quite closely upon white marl base rock. The vineyard is primarily located between 1049 feet to 1115 feet with small portions above and below these demarcations. It is one of 26 Premiers Crus in the appellation.
  • Only Pinot Noir is planted.
  • Champeaux refers to small plot of vines. Champ “field”.


  • The vines in their plots are 55+ years old.
  • Annual production is 1200-1800 bottles.
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2004.
  • Traditional vinification is used.
  • The wine sees 15 to 18 months ageing in oak casks, 100% new.
  • Bottled non-filtered.
Winemaker's Notes

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

Wine Summary
  • Made from Pinot Noir grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1960.
  • Grown on soils of brown & red topsoil, white clay.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks, using naturally occurring yeast.
  • Aged in 100% new oak casks.
  • Aged for 16-18 months.
  • Bottled unfiltered.
Technical Information
  • Grape variety – 100% Pinot Noir
  • Traditional vinification
  • 16 to 18 months aging in 100% new oak casks
  • Non filtered wine

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