Domaine Dugat-Py

Gevrey-Chambertin Les Evocelles

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 1950 Clay & limestone, very stony 0.8 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Total Size: 10.44 ha (25.8 acres). Les Evocelles is a village level Lieux-dit.
  • Winery Holdings: 0.80 ha (1.98 acres)
  • At an elevation of 1050 to 1247 feet, this upper hillside vineyard is both sharply inclined and full of stones. It is located at the very north-east portion of Gevrey-Chambertin. It is principally in Brochon. It boarders the 1er Cru of Champeaux and Les Goulots to the south.
  • The geology is clay-limestone.
  • Only Pinot Noir is planted.


  • The vines in their plots are 65+ years old.
  • Annual production is 1500-2400 bottles.
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2003.
  • Traditional vinification is used.
  • The wine sees 16 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 1950.
  • Grown on soils of clay & limestone, very stony.
  • 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
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2003
  • 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