2013 DOMAINE DE LA BONGRAN VIRÉ-CLESSÉ

We are delighted to offer a unique white Burgundy that sells out every year to a loyal following of repeat buyers: 2013 Domaine de la Bongran Viré-Clessé

 

 

Those who have been lucky enough to try Thévenet’s wines will leap at this latest opportunity. But to put this wine into context for the uninitiated, Robert Parker describes its producer as "one of Burgundy’s greatest winemakers", and notes of his wines: "served blind, tasters tend to think they are Grand Cru white Burgundies from Puligny- or Chassagne-Montrachet." Just this week, William Kelley (Parker's replacement for Burgundy reviews at the Wine Advocate) stated that Thévenet "makes some of my favourite whites in all of Burgundy".

 

 

In August last year, Neal Martin reminisced about how, after spending an afternoon with Jean Thévenet, he "quickly learned to love the wines… [which] are complex and fascinating, as age-worthy as many white Burgundy wines, perhaps even more so… Prices remain a fraction of what you would have to pay for a top Côte de Beaune, and I cannot recommend these highly enough."

 

 

Unlike the Côte de Beaune, the Maconnais produced a much more consistent quality level in 2013; wines with high levels of concentration and acidity. Thévenet arguably produces the greatest wines in the region and this - his only release in 2013 - is suitably ripe, rich and vibrant. Thévenet only releases his wines on to the market when he feels the wines are fully harmonised. This is the first time these wines have been made available, coming direct from the domaine.

2013 Vire Clesse Bongran (Jean Thevenet); Domaine de Burgundy 2013 Vire Clesse Bongran (Jean Thevenet); Domaine de Burgundy
£235.00
£23.00 Duty Paid
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