THE WINEADVOCATE: "The 2013 Viré-Clessé Cuvée E. J. Thevenet is another beautiful rendition of this consistently superb cuvée, wafting from the glass with a complex bouquet of orange zest, white flowers, beeswax, acacia honey and ripe lemon. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny and concentrated, with lovely depth and succulence, concluding with a long and youthfully tense finish. It's already comparatively elegant and expressive by the standards of this estate, making it more approachable as a young wine than the 2012 or 2011 were at the same age, but it will enjoy two decades of longevity—indeed, it's only just being released by the domaine. 2013 was a challenging year in the Mâconnais, but this is the wine of the vintage."
Domaine de la Bongran
Was Jean Thevenent im südlichen Burgund auf seinen 3 Weingütern, allen voran der Domaine de la Bongran geschaffen hat, sucht seines Gleichen. Robert Parker bezeichnete es einmal als: „… Das sind die Weine eines Genies… Jean Thevenet macht den besten Wein der Maconnais-Region“. Die Weinbau Tradition