2011 Dujac - Morey St-Denis 1.5L

France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Morey St Denis | Villages/ Red / Pinot Noir
2011 Dujac - Morey St-Denis
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An overtly floral nose features pretty red berry fruit along with hints of stems and soft earth that is also reflected by the racy, intense and pure middle weight flavors that exhibit fine detail on the mineral-inflected, dry, clean and saline finish. Good stuff for its level that is moderately firm and built for mid-term cellaring.

Drink Dates: 2018+
Author: Allen Meadows
Issue: 49

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International Wine Cellar | 89

Bright medium red. Aromatically expressive, precise nose melds raspberry and spices. A step up in sweetness over the negociant version, with ripe red berry flavors perked up by pepper and spices. Has the solid material to support its firm tannic structure.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 173

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2012 (1.5L)

About This Producer


Jacques Seysses began his career as a winemaker in 1965 as an intern of Gerard Potel at Pousse d'Or. The experience paid off as he gleaned valuable information from the great Burgundian winemakers of the time. In 1967, he struck out on his own with the purchase of Domaine Graillet in Morey St Denis, which he renamed Domaine Dujac. The first vintage, in 1968, proved a complete disaster, but Jacques rebounded quickly, producing one of Burgundy's best wines in 1969. As the domaine gained recognition, the estate and its production grew. Today Dujac stretches over 12 hectares of prime Burgundy real estate in eleven appellations, including eight Grand Cru holdings, and turns out just under 5,000 cases a year.

The winemaking philosophy at Dujac is open-minded, experimental, and successful. A true family affair, winemaking is directed by Jacques and son Jeremy, and Jeremy's wife Diana, an oenologist trained at UC Davis, manages the cellar and laboratory. Since 1986, the domaine has been in "lutte intege," a regime combining organic, biodynamic, and integrated pest management strategies to produce the highest quality fruit. Pinots and Chardonnays from Dujac reflect this approach, garnering high scores and praise from critics year in and year out.

In 2004, the Seysses family began acting as negociants, partnering with local winegrowers in the Cote d'Or to produce wines bearing the Dujac Fils & Pere designation.

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