Domaine Dugat-Py

Pommard Vieilles Vignes La Levrière

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 1946 0.78 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Total Size: 3.99 ha (9.86 acres). La Levrière is a village level Lieux-dit.
  • Winery Holdings: 0.78 ha (1.93 acres)
  • The appellation of Pommard lies between Volnay to the south and Beaune to the north. At an elevation of 787 feet this vineyard is on flat land east of the river and abuts highway RN 74. La Levrière is offered as a lieu-dit only by Dugat-Py. Only Pinot Noir is planted.
  • Levrière refers to the stones brought to forge the Roman way from Chalon-sur-Saône to Arrière-Côte.

DOMAINE DUGAT-PY

  • The vines in their plots are 70+ years old.
  • Annual production is 2000-2700 bottles.
  • The vines have only been treated with organic preparations since 2003.
  • Traditional vinification is used.
  • The wines see 16 to 18 months ageing in oak casks, 80% 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 1946.
  • 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 of 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