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Jean Thévenet and his ancient press
28 Sep 2009 by Jancis Robinson
See our members' forum for a great food match for Jean Thévenet's Domaine de la Bon Gran Macon-Villages and for some of our members' tasting notes . On our way back home from from the three-day 2006 Burgundy tasting in Beaune, we stopped for a brief visit in Quintaine in the Mâconnais chez Jean Thévenet, one of the leaders of the region, famous for his particularly ripe Chardonnays - some of which are even sweet, botrytised wines. He and his son Gautier, 37, who now also runs Domaine de Roally nearby, are very thrilled by the quality in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He claims his wines have enormous longevity and...

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