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Macon Villages `Recolte` Thevenet

Macon Villages `Recolte` Thevenet

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SKU: 10701

A very rich style of Mâcon. It has a deep golden colour in the glass. Tasted, it`s full of rich apricot, peach and grapefruit flavours, as well as a slight tropical edge. A really excellent example of Burgundian Chardonnay.

Details

Winemaker Jean-Gautier-Thevenet
Country of Origin France
AOC
Grapes
Region Burgundy
Vintage 2021
ABV 14.0%
Style White Wine
Food Pairings
  • Soft Cheese
  • Rich Fish
  • Pork & Poultry
  • Hearty Roots

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
    High Acidity
  • Light Bodied
    Full Bodied
  • Dry Profile
    Sweet Profile

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Athlone Store
  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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Winemaker
Winemakers

Jean Gautier Thevenet

There are some winemakers that are so ground-breaking that the Oxford Companion to Wine sees fit to give them their own entry. Jean Thevenet and his son Gautier are two of them. It’s difficult to concisely explain their work without getting quite technical but their wines are the very antithesis of mass market productions. To start with, the Thevenets pick their grapes later than all their neighbours. We’re not just talking a few days late; weeks and sometimes more than a month later. This is a point noticed by his fellow winemakers. “Ah, Thevenet,” they say, “The late one!” The resultant grapes are so powerfully concentrated that his wines are unlike anything else in the world. Deep, opulent and sometimes with a little residual sugar, a gift from selected grapes with noble rot. The entire, eye-opening operation is organic and only natural yeasts are used.

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