Charly Thevenet

Domaine de la Bongran

Cuvée E.J. Thevenet Quintaine Viré-Clessé Chardonnay 2016

No formal notes, but such a joy...
Had it with wifey in plastic glasses, on the lawn, on a sunny day, on the right side of the street.
It was a magnum and we could not stop drinking it. I possess 2 more bottles that i should have no hurry to open, but....you know...it was such a success!!!😍😍🙏🙏
Super long after taste
Unique Burgundian expression
— 19 days ago

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Great photograph!
Ceccherini Cristiano

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@Travis W ..a bit of luck..😁😁

Anthony Thevenet

Chénas Gamay 2017

2017 - vintage - really interesting lots of other than fruit character earth , wild fruit , stone , some floral , pomegranate firm tannins — 2 months ago

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Baron-Fuenté

Millésime Brut Champagne Blend 2011

Great bottle,

This all estate grown gem from Baron Fuente is composed of 45% Chardonnay, 40% Meunier, and 15% Pinot Noir from around Charly-sur-Marne. This drinks great right now because of the long ageing that the team at Baron Fuente have lavished on it, but will also keep great in good storage over the medium term. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne Buyer)
— 4 months ago

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Still available at K&L
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They refuse to ship to TX. 🙄
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Gary is great.

Domaine Charly Nicolle

Les Fourneaux Chablis 1er Cru Chardonnay 2019

A superbly mineral expression on the nose and the palette. A great start to any dinner - or refreshing without food. — 9 days ago

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Charly Thevenet

Grain & Granit Régnié Gamay 2024

Beautiful light strawberry preserves, slight pink bubblegum after it has opened up a bit — 4 months ago

Anthony Thevenet

Cuvée Vieilles Vignes Morgon Gamay 2018

Simple syrup, 12/24/21, v good, ops-ish — 5 months ago

Jean-Paul Thevenet

Morgon Gamay 2019

Classic. Light but tight, could probably stand a number of years to find it’s prime. Raspberry, tart cherry. — 8 days ago

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Jean Thevenet

Domaine de la Bongran Cuvée Botrytis Chardonnay 2006

Thanks for opening this, GL! What a compelling drop. Botrytised Chardonnay from Macon. Not as rich as a Sauternes, nor as precise as a TBA - I felt like it lay somewhere in between. All your typical botrytis aromas of honey, dried apricot, caramel, hay, chrysanthemum, mushroom, and a whiff of vinegar on the nose. For me, the palate's where it really shone - rich and sugary, as one might expect, but with juicy fruit notes and good acidity to keep it at the brink of being cloying. The acidity suprisingly held a pretty straight line across the palate, rounding off a little in the rear. My first Bongran and I can see now why the name often appears in conversations on the world's great sweet wines. — 3 months ago

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Lyle Fass

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Back in 2002 I grabbed like 50 cases of half bottles of 94 cuvee botrytis for the store I worked for. Oh man. What a wine!
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@Lyle Fass 50 cases! Oh man what a sleeper of a producer... still is now, though I can't say it's very easily available. Pretty geeky wine if you ask me. Haha.
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@Aaron Tan they also have one with less botrytis and in a VT/Feinherb style as well. It’s as wonderful. So geeky and impossible to find. I got lucky on that 1994. We sold 1/2’s for $19.99 back then.