Domaine du Pélican 2019s

Francois Duvivier in the Dom du Pelican cellar

A progress report on a famous Burgundian's foray into Jura to the east.

Now in its eighth vintage, Guillaume d'Angerville and François Duvivier's estate in Montigny-lès-Arsures in the Jura may not yet have the track record of the Domaine Marquis d'Angerville in Volnay but the wines are consistently excellent, with a promising future in particular for the Grand Curoulet bottlings as those vines mature. For more background, see Dom du Pélican's polished Jura diamonds. (Duvivier is pictured above in the crowded Dom du Pélican barrel cellar.)

Savagnin in the S part of the Clos St-Laurent
Savagnin in the southern part of the Clos St-Laurent, close to the new winery

In 2019 they were able for the first time to produce a Pinot...