Charly Thevenet Régnié Grains et Granit

Appellation: Régnié. Cuvée: Grains et Granit. Colour: Red. Grapes: Gamay. About: Charly puts everything into making just one wine from very old vines in Régnié, Beaujolais’s newest, and least well-known Cru. It’s a wine that will turn heads and pre-conceptions. For it has all the structure of Cru Bourgogne with silky tannins and vibrant freshness, … Continue reading Charly Thevenet Régnié Grains et Granit

Charly Thevenet

Who: Charly Thevenet What: Régnié, Beaujolais Where: Villié-Morgon, Rhône-Alpes When: 2007 The Story Charly Thevenet is the son of Jean-Paul, who himself started making natural wine in the 1980’s as a friend of, and motivated by, Marcel Lapierre, along with Jean Foillard and Guy Breton. Charly worked with his father and also with Lapierre, before … Continue reading Charly Thevenet

Jean-Paul Thevenet

Who: Jean-Paul Thevenet. What: Morgon. Where: Villié-Morgon, Rhône-Alpes. When: Since 1984. The Story Jean-Paul Thevenet was the third generation to work his family’s small farm based in Morgon. When he took over at the end of the 1970’s, the region’s wines were in a poor way due to mass production by chemical agriculture, over-cropping, harvesting … Continue reading Jean-Paul Thevenet