Claude Dugat Gevrey Chambertin 2008 is a complex and sophisticated French red wine made with great care and attention to detail. It has an inviting aroma of floral notes and spices, followed by a full-bodied palette of red berries, black cherry and gamey undertones, with a hint of smokiness. This full-bodied, complex and elegant red wine has an excellent balance of acidity, silky tannins and a lengthy finish. Enjoy this classic French gem now or cellar it for years to come.
About the Producer
Claude Dugat is a highly esteemed Burgundian estate known for producing exceptional wines in the Côte de Nuits region of Burgundy, France. The estate is located in the village of Gevrey-Chambertin, renowned for its prestigious vineyards and world-class Pinot Noir.
Claude Dugat, together with his wife and children, meticulously tends to the vineyards, embracing organic and biodynamic practices. They believe in the importance of nurturing the land and vines, allowing the unique terroir to shine through in their wines. The estate's vineyards are situated on some of the most revered slopes of Gevrey-Chambertin, including Grand Cru and Premier Cru sites.
In the cellar, Claude Dugat takes a minimal intervention approach to winemaking, allowing the natural expression of the grapes to take center stage. The grapes are hand-harvested and carefully sorted before undergoing fermentation in open-top wooden vats. The wines are then aged in French oak barrels, adding complexity and texture to the final product.
The wines of Claude Dugat are revered for their elegance, finesse, and purity of fruit. They showcase the characteristics of the Gevrey-Chambertin terroir, with aromas of red and black fruits, delicate floral notes, and a refined minerality. These wines have the potential to age gracefully, developing further complexity and depth over time.