Domaine Dugat-Py Mazoyeres-Chambertin Grand Cru 2018

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: Tim Atkin 98, WA97, VINOUS 97

Year: 2018

3 in stock

TASTING NOTES


The 2018 Mazoyères-Chambertin Grand Cru is more brooding and reserved than the exuberant Charmes, wafting from the glass with aromas of cassis, blackberries, rich soil tones, juniper and rose petals. On the palate, it's full-bodied, deep and powerful, with fine structuring tannins, terrific depth at the core and impressively succulent enlivening acidity in this warm vintage. This was vinified with 80% whole cluster and matured in 75% new oak.

- William Kelley, January 2020

 

ABOUT 

Domaine Dugat-Py is a wine producer in the village of Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy. It is best known for its red wines made from Pinot Noir in grand cru vineyards such as Charmes-Chambertin and Chambertin. It also makes a range of premier cru wines, and a grand cru Chardonnay in the Corton-Charlemagne vineyard.

The domaine was created through the marriage of Bernard Dugat and Jocelyne Py in 1979, bringing together two sets of vineyards. Dugat-Py owns plots in several of the Gevrey-Chambertin grand cru vineyards, and also makes village-level and premier cru wines from plots in Vosne-RomanéePommard and Chassagne-Montrachet. The domaine's vines are on average 65 years old, with some vines in the grand cru plots reaching an age of 90.

Domaine Dugat-Py's wines are aged for up to 24 months in oak, in cellars which date back to the 11th Century. Given the size and prestige of the domaine, production is small – about 300 bottles are released annually.

VITICULTURE

- Grape variety 100% Pinot noir
- Average age of the plots 55 years
- Clay and limestone geology
- Annual production 1200 to 1800 bottles
- Treatment of the vines only with organic preparations since 2004
- Traditional vinification
- Aging 16 to 18 months in oak barrels 100% new
- Unfiltered

WINEMAKING

Domaine Dugat-Py's wines are aged for up to 24 months in oak, in cellars which date back to the 11th Century. Given the size and prestige of the domaine, production is small – about 300 bottles are released annually. Domaine Dugat-Py is a wine producer in the village of Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy. It is best known for its red wines made from Pinot Noir in grand cru vineyards such as Charmes-Chambertin and Chambertin. It also makes a range of premier cru wines, and a grand cru Chardonnay in the Corton-Charlemagne vineyard.

Collections: Burgundy Red

Category: 2018, 750 ml, BH93-95, red burgundy



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