2010 Dujac - Echezeaux 1.5L

France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Flagey Echezeaux | Grand Cru/ Red / Pinot Noir   |     Watch

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 94-96

The 2010 Echezeaux fleshes out beautifully on the palate with layers of seamless, totally integrated fruit. All of the elements meld together with supreme grace, making it hard to pick out the specific components. A deep, implosive finish laced with dark fruit, cassis, spices and minerals stains the palate. This is a fabulous showing.

Drink Dates: 2020-2040
Author: Antonio Galloni
Issue: #199

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International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93?

Moderately saturated medium red. Quite reduced and smoky on the nose. Broad and sweet in the mouth, displaying impressive volume but not yet filled in or delineated. Finishes tannic, classically dry, broad and long, but I find this extremely difficult to assess today. My score is meant as a rough approximation of the wine's quality.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 167

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Average rating: 94, based on 2 reviews
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1 bottles owned by 1 collectors.

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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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See other similar producers: Domaine des Lambrays, Domaine Michel Magnien, Domaine Denis Mortet

Wine Varietal: Pinot Noir


Notorious for its fickle growing patterns, Pinot Noir vines prefer long, cool growing conditions and tend to mutate easily, leaving behind numerous clones and inconsistent flavor profiles. Although it is one of the three major varieties used in Champagne production, Burgundy is the traditional home of Pinot Noir. The 30-mile stretch of hills known as the Cote d'Or is valued as the world's premier production area. Pinot Noir is planted all over the world. In the United States, Sonoma, the Russian River Valley, Carneros and the Willamette Valley produce top-notch wines from this variety. Other notable countries include New Zealand, Australia, and Chile. Typical descriptors for Pinot Noir include strawberry, raspberry, cherry, mushroom, and meaty notes.

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