Domaine Dugat-Py

Gevrey-Chambertin Fonteny Vieilles Vignes

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

Gevrey-Chambertin Fonteny Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir Planted 1965 Clay & limestone .03 ha

The Wine

Winemaker's Notes
  • This plot of vines was vinified and sold seperately from the Premier Cru for the vintages in 1996 and 2009.
  • 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 1965.
  • Grown on soils of white clay and limestone.
  • 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
  • Average Age of Vines in the Plot: 50 years
  • Annual Production: 500 bottles
  • Geology: Clay-limestone
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2003
  • Traditional vinification
  • 18 to 20 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