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by jeffruggels
March 31st, 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone Still Drink Mondavi Reserve Cab?
Replies: 41
Views: 1984

Re: Anyone Still Drink Mondavi Reserve Cab?

have tried any recently but have been buying and enjoying lots of older vintages. have had both a 74 and 85 recently that were excellent
by jeffruggels
March 29th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Buying, selling or keeping out of the wine market?
Replies: 56
Views: 3043

Re: Buying, selling or keeping out of the wine market?

same as i prior, though less consumption will lead to less buying at some point (or one would hope)
by jeffruggels
February 21st, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 59
Views: 5721

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

Brian i 100% agree
by jeffruggels
February 13th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 59
Views: 5721

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

mike - are they offering . a 3 pack??
by jeffruggels
February 6th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Colgin IX Allocation
Replies: 3
Views: 502

Re: Colgin IX Allocation

i sent you a PM
by jeffruggels
February 5th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: taken
Replies: 0
Views: 313

taken

I will not be taking current release. PM me if interested

Best
Jeff
by jeffruggels
February 5th, 2020, 8:42 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Colgin IX Allocation
Replies: 3
Views: 502

Colgin IX Allocation

I am passing on my allocation this time around (2017). If someone would like a 3 or 6 pack can order and arrange direct shipping to you. release price is $500 per bottle++

If interested PM is best

Jeff
by jeffruggels
January 9th, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: An Amazing Wine I Strongly Recommend Buying
Replies: 29
Views: 7044

Re: An Amazing Wine I Strongly Recommend Buying

Roy - curious if you have opened one recently? I pulled a cork end of 2014 and loved it. If so thoughts on decant?
by jeffruggels
December 19th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Couple of good ones - Ceritas, Bedrock etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: TN: Couple of good ones - Ceritas, Bedrock etc.

havent had the 16 yet but loved 14 and 15 Ceritas Cab
by jeffruggels
December 4th, 2019, 6:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out
Replies: 51
Views: 5721

Re: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out

am sure production is increasing given new wine / maturing vines and understanding of. Would assume similar to NOK ramp up over time
by jeffruggels
December 4th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin
Replies: 83
Views: 9560

Re: The Third Twin

leonard - yes they are
by jeffruggels
November 18th, 2019, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William and Mary 2017 Save the Date
Replies: 55
Views: 4944

Re: William and Mary 2017 Save the Date

thanks for note
by jeffruggels
November 18th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Beta Wines, Vare, Cab, Oak Knoll, Napa
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: 2013 Beta Wines, Vare, Cab, Oak Knoll, Napa

Brian what were your thoughts?
by jeffruggels
November 7th, 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 86
Views: 5802

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

at the Kobayashi release event? for your possibly visiting friend from So Cal?

trying to free calendar to get up there!!
by jeffruggels
November 7th, 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 170
Views: 15017

Re: Downstream Wines

next group on list just offered so looks like it did not sell out in first (and second??) run through
by jeffruggels
November 6th, 2019, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2544

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

sell and share here. In past i upgrade size of offsite (3 times). But a couple years ago drew the line at max capacity and have held there.
by jeffruggels
November 6th, 2019, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: has anyone tried the 2017 Lewellings?
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

Re: has anyone tried the 2017 Lewellings?

thanks!
by jeffruggels
November 1st, 2019, 4:00 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Tyler F - A+ Buyer
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Tyler F - A+ Buyer

Good communication and easy transaction
by jeffruggels
November 1st, 2019, 3:59 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Ron Freed. Top rated buyer
Replies: 1
Views: 340

Re: Ron Freed. Top rated buyer

agreed
by jeffruggels
October 30th, 2019, 7:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville
Replies: 274
Views: 19815

Re: Fires in Sonoma...again - Geyserville

100% the bold
by jeffruggels
October 30th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: has anyone tried the 2017 Lewellings?
Replies: 10
Views: 1104

has anyone tried the 2017 Lewellings?

thanks in advance
by jeffruggels
October 17th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 170
Views: 15017

Re: Downstream Wines

Looking forward to trying one of these but i will be passing on allocation and looking to buy a single 750 down the road
by jeffruggels
October 16th, 2019, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No Screaming Eagle for 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 11174

Re: No Screaming Eagle for 2017

I have the over on $3K
by jeffruggels
October 13th, 2019, 9:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3635

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
October 13th, 2019, 4:36 pm
The pettiest site on the internet! ;)
at times
by jeffruggels
October 13th, 2019, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Seavey Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Replies: 7
Views: 567

Re: TN: 2002 Seavey Cabernet Sauvignon Estate

excellent bottle
by jeffruggels
October 13th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3635

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

My point was this publication, which is the apples to apples in measuring a score from same. Again, not arguing its a great value (as many other wines are not as well)
by jeffruggels
October 12th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3635

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

i dont have a dog in this hunt (have never had the wine and almost certainly never will), but having just flipped through the most recent wine spectator (with all 2016 bottle scores to date). Number of wines rated by WS for this vintage 100 - Zero 99 - Zero 98 - Zero 97 . - One (Colgin IX) So from t...
by jeffruggels
October 12th, 2019, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3635

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

Michael -

I dont buy any, which is why it wouldn't make my list
by jeffruggels
October 11th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19
Replies: 89
Views: 7981

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

had an 15 when it landed and it was very enjoyable, but my take away was the very special years were a ways down the road
by jeffruggels
October 11th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3635

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

Am sure true for many. if i was asked "what i wish was different" in napa, i doubt "wines like these" would make my list
by jeffruggels
October 10th, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19
Replies: 89
Views: 7981

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

i love these wines
by jeffruggels
October 9th, 2019, 11:35 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Defrauded by someone posing as WB member
Replies: 10
Views: 761

Re: Defrauded by someone posing as WB member

Justin - sorry to hear that for you personally and for board in general.

I have been on both sides of a number of transactions and has always worked very well.
by jeffruggels
October 7th, 2019, 7:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 3 buddies, 7 wines, great Italian food= grand evening
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

Re: 3 buddies, 7 wines, great Italian food= grand evening

Blake -

thanks for sharing notes. Just purchased some MONTEE de TONNERRI based on your note, sounds right up my alley and a very attractive price. Heres hoping i wish i purchased more!
by jeffruggels
October 6th, 2019, 7:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kobayashi, Piper and Andremily
Replies: 8
Views: 1532

Re: Kobayashi, Piper and Andremily

Ron - I am your good luck charm :)

Travis - really was greatly impressed (with the Cab Franc Monday as well). I look forward to getting up there soon to pull some more corks!

Larry - its not a small wine but based on our chat at CA winemasters i think you would enjoy
by jeffruggels
October 5th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ketan Mody's First Harvest
Replies: 26
Views: 2505

Re: Ketan Mody's First Harvest

Look forward to the read
by jeffruggels
October 5th, 2019, 10:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Promontory
Replies: 24
Views: 2588

Re: Promontory

Sounds like you had a blast!!
by jeffruggels
October 4th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Kinda ridiculous Bonny Doon sale
Replies: 118
Views: 10353

Re: PSA: Kinda ridiculous Bonny Doon sale

love getting to add 375s
by jeffruggels
October 3rd, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 'Hors Categorie' offer - new Christophe Baron project
Replies: 61
Views: 5882

Re: 'Hors Categorie' offer - new Christophe Baron project

i passed last year. with cayuse and no girls i am covered. i did get a mag of his sparkler though..
by jeffruggels
October 3rd, 2019, 9:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kobayashi, Piper and Andremily
Replies: 8
Views: 1532

Kobayashi, Piper and Andremily

Dinner with colleagues last night celebrating close of funding round. All of these got a 2 hr decant prior to start of dinner. 2017 Kobayashi Marsanne - Wow! everyone loved this wine, probably WOTN for most of the small table (and all bottles showed well). Melon, honeysuckle, spice, tropical fruit a...
by jeffruggels
October 2nd, 2019, 3:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Napa Valley Harvest
Replies: 12
Views: 1508

Re: 2019 Napa Valley Harvest

interesting comments on 2017 in that AG video
by jeffruggels
October 1st, 2019, 10:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 True Believer & 2014 Kobayashi Cab Franc
Replies: 0
Views: 297

2012 True Believer & 2014 Kobayashi Cab Franc

Dinner with 2 good friends at Arther J last night. Didn't take formal notes but both bottles worth a mention here. The Hammell was absolutely stunning - the Grenache definitely out front. Beautiful depth of flavor while still bright and light. its in a great place - loved it. The Kobayashi probably ...
by jeffruggels
September 30th, 2019, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Pérignon
Replies: 186
Views: 18692

Re: 2008 Dom Pérignon

Bruce - Burbank costco still has a few, i believe at $149
by jeffruggels
September 30th, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11428
Views: 427171

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Opening tonight 2012 Hamell True Believer and 2014 Kobayashi Cab Franc - will report on progress later
by jeffruggels
September 29th, 2019, 10:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Charity night; old and young Nebbiolo, lots of champagne, sauternes, port, others
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: Another Charity night; old and young Nebbiolo, lots of champagne, sauternes, port, others

sounds like an excellent evening for a good cause. thanks for the notes
by jeffruggels
September 29th, 2019, 10:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 97
Views: 6656

Re: Cayuse is Live

very funny
by jeffruggels
September 28th, 2019, 10:50 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Reduced & Adds, 3L, 750s and Mags Greer,Maybach,SQN,Morlet,Abreu,Margaux,Andremily,Saxum,Realm,UltraMarine,etc
Replies: 6
Views: 1910

FS: Reduced & Adds, 3L, 750s and Mags Greer,Maybach,SQN,Morlet,Abreu,Margaux,Andremily,Saxum,Realm,UltraMarine,etc

Updated for Sales, some reduced prices and a few new bottles. PM is best New Wines vintage Wine Varietal Price Per Available 2012 Bevan - Tin Box Cabernet Sauvignon $210 1 2013 Bevan - McGah Cabernet Sauvignon $215 1 2005 Chateau Margaux Bordeaux $1,500 1 Mag 2015 Morlet - Force de la Nature Cab Fra...
by jeffruggels
September 27th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Marcassin
Replies: 96
Views: 16277

Re: Marcassin

different folks like different things

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