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by B. Buzzini
January 15th, 2020, 7:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)

“In 1996, the French Government told Jayer that he must either retire or forfeit his pension. In response, Jayer transferred his vineyards to his nephew, Emmanuel Rouget, but was still responsible for half the wine being bottled under Rouget's name until 2002.[1] Jayer's last vintage was in 2001. Ja...
by B. Buzzini
January 15th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)

Does anyone know if Jayer touched these wines in 98? [cheers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 15th, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Yves Boyer-Martenot Meursault Les Tillets
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Re: TN: 2004 Yves Boyer-Martenot Meursault Les Tillets

2004 Yves Boyer-Martenot Meursault Les Tillets - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Meursault (1/15/2020) #5...success! Wonderful lemon, grilled pineapple citrus freshness...creamy with a nutty brown butter sautéed peach, apple...crushed limestone chalk...racy 04 acidity...white flower florals...toa...
by B. Buzzini
January 15th, 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)
Replies: 5
Views: 367

TN: 1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne)

1998 Emmanuel Rouget Bourgogne - France, Burgundy, Bourgogne (1/15/2020) Always a good sign...mold under capsule, squeaky cork screw through cork! I've had a few of these, as well as the 96, and they always a fun sip! This 98 is still in great shape! More on the delicate side than the 96...nice tra...
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard
Replies: 3
Views: 453

Re: TN: 2011 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard

Just had the 17...and it was amazing! I have a hard time keeping my hands off them young...so no experience here with aging.
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 5:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Screaming Eagle
Replies: 60
Views: 6732

Re: 2017 Screaming Eagle

for those that got allocations of anything (as opposed to wish list), how long have you been on the list? Another spin: for those receiving mags, had you been buying Second Flight? And how many took the Bonneau du Martray offer? - On since 2001. No mag. 2007 wish list .750s. Mag for me. I've purcha...
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard
Replies: 5
Views: 470

Re: TN: 2006 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard

PHuff wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Looks like the cork was a problem......Did you use a Durand to get that cork out?
No..but should have. Used the Estate, and it ripped right through it. Then had to get out the cork pop for the rest.
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Some Older Alban Reds..(long/boring)
Replies: 10
Views: 600

Re: TN: Some Older Alban Reds..(long/boring)

TomHill wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 10:55 am

More frtlprtle from TheBloodyPulpit:
1. This is probably about the last of the Alban's in my stash...
Thank God! [wink.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 4:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard
Replies: 5
Views: 470

TN: 2006 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard

2006 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (1/14/2020) Seductive nose of crushed tart cherries, sassafras/indian spice, smoked cherry wood, deep earth tones with sue's bra starting to show!(sous bois) Tart and perky youthful in the mouth...still has n...
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Screaming Eagle
Replies: 60
Views: 6732

Re: 2017 Screaming Eagle

My offer is a mag of 2017...$4200.
by B. Buzzini
January 14th, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Screaming Eagle
Replies: 60
Views: 6732

Re: 2017 Screaming Eagle

Interesting? Didn't see that coming...
by B. Buzzini
January 13th, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie 100pts
Replies: 82
Views: 7981

Rivers-Marie 100pts

AG just gave the 2018 Platt Pinot Noir a trippie diggie! "...The 2018 Pinot Noir Platt Vineyard is the single greatest Pinot I have ever tasted from Rivers-Marie. Rich, deep and explosive in its beauty, the 2018 is an arresting, breathtaking wine that takes hold of all the senses and never lets up. ...
by B. Buzzini
January 12th, 2020, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1738
Views: 210428

Re: Official Costco Thread

Tim Heaton wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Aaron Klink wrote:
January 10th, 2020, 9:00 pm
SF tonight with

2008 Dom $156
2008 La Grande Dame $127
2008 La Grande Dame Rosé $267


and at K&L Krug 168eme x7 @ $137
How??? It’s been $169 at K/L since arrival? [scratch.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 12th, 2020, 7:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 La Clarine Farm White (USA, California, Sierra Foothills)
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: TN: 2011 La Clarine Farm White (USA, California, Sierra Foothills)

2011 La Clarine Farm White - USA, California, Sierra Foothills (1/12/2020) Well...I had wrote this wine off some 5 years ago, as you can see from my last tn...a spoiled wine! The wife needed a white for Coq au Vin and grabbed one of these from two I had left from release. My first thought was MAN.....
by B. Buzzini
January 9th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chardonnay recommendations
Replies: 28
Views: 1177

Re: Chardonnay recommendations

If you can get them...Rivers Marie. See my tn.
by B. Buzzini
January 9th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard
Replies: 4
Views: 579

TN: 2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard

2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (1/9/2020) Sometimes you need a little richness and spice in your life! A nice change of pace after drinking tons of white burgs...rich and bright, full bodied, golden orchard fruits...spiced up very ge...
by B. Buzzini
January 8th, 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No Screaming Eagle for 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 10473

Re: No Screaming Eagle for 2017

"Dear Brian, We are writing to let you know that the 2017 vintage of Screaming Eagle will be released by email on the morning of Tuesday, January 14 (Pacific Time). You will also receive a paper copy in the mail. This is a unique vintage for Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon, and we are only able t...
by B. Buzzini
January 7th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Hudelot-Noëllat Vosne-Romanée
Replies: 8
Views: 665

Re: TN: 2017 Hudelot-Noëllat Vosne-Romanée

Can’t stop drinkin the 17 Bourgogne!
by B. Buzzini
January 7th, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1738
Views: 210428

Re: Official Costco Thread

Anyone ever see Krug at Costco? How about mags of Champs like DP, Tait, Cristal...?
by B. Buzzini
January 6th, 2020, 5:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12506
Views: 602992

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

NV Roederer Estate Brut Rosé Anderson Valley - found a clearance for $22.
2012 Nathalie Falmet Champagne Tentation Rosée - love me some saignee bubbly! Never had this before...but FMIII loves it!
by B. Buzzini
January 5th, 2020, 8:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite part of drinkin Bubbly?
Replies: 17
Views: 833

Re: What's your favorite part of drinkin Bubbly?

When I like Champagne, it is because it tastes great. There are an awful lot of mediocre bubbly out there and the bubbles/effervescence, mousse, yeast/lees, pop of the cork, the celebratory factor, etc., do not make the WINES taste any better to me if the WINE is mediocre. I love Taittinger CdC, De...
by B. Buzzini
January 4th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 La Chablisienne Chablis Grand Cru Grenouilles
Replies: 2
Views: 254

TN: 2000 La Chablisienne Chablis Grand Cru Grenouilles

2000 La Chablisienne Chablis Grand Cru Grenouilles - France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru (1/4/2020) Last bottle from a stash purchased 11 yrs ago...all have been an amazing experience. This one is still very fresh and showing youthful as well...yet noticing more wood spice and burnt sugar....
by B. Buzzini
January 4th, 2020, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite part of drinkin Bubbly?
Replies: 17
Views: 833

What's your favorite part of drinkin Bubbly?

Champagne/Sparkling wines are much more than just the wine part. There's the bubbles/effervescence, mousse, yeast/lees, pop of the cork, the celebratory factor... So...what do you like best about drinking these type wines? For me...the mousse! I just love a creamy fine, palate coating, pillow soft, ...
by B. Buzzini
January 4th, 2020, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12506
Views: 602992

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

alan weinberg wrote:
January 4th, 2020, 9:26 am
goal was to go a month without a buy. Made it to today. A 3.0 liter Chablisienne Preuses 2014. Damn.
i was tempted...nice! i still have a mag of 07 grenouilles. [cheers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 3rd, 2020, 5:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne TNs from NYE: Krug, Vilmart, Comtes Rose, Laherte-Freres, Bouchard
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: Champagne TNs from NYE: Krug, Vilmart, Comtes Rose, Laherte-Freres, Bouchard

lleichtman wrote:
January 2nd, 2020, 2:39 pm
Drinking the Villmart tonight for post-NY party along with caviar and foie gras. Friends are opening a 2000 Salon.
Not a 2000...not produced. [wink.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 3rd, 2020, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are your wines of the 2010s?
Replies: 46
Views: 2032

Re: What are your wines of the 2010s?

Ed Gonzales wrote:
January 3rd, 2020, 9:55 am
99 roumier musigny
08 drc montrachet
88 krug mesnil
Well...you had two of mine with me, and I only had one of yours with you! [wow.gif] Roumier Moose...really? [swoon.gif]

[cheers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
January 3rd, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1986 Backus
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: 1986 Backus

Just had the 91 in mag...surprised your cork wasn't sawdust like mine? Old school Ca cab rocks!
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=166048&p=2875007&hi ... s#p2874547
by B. Buzzini
January 2nd, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are your wines of the 2010s?
Replies: 46
Views: 2032

Re: What are your wines of the 2010s?

Red of the decade - 1997 Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses - perfect setting, celebrating our 20th wedding anniv...the wine was SO intoxicating, perfumed, chambolle elegance, deeply complex...an absolute perfect wine on that night. And cool side note...bottle #...
by B. Buzzini
January 1st, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bottle "oil-like" imperfections, a sign of seepage?
Replies: 19
Views: 729

Re: Bottle "oil-like" imperfections, a sign of seepage?

All six of mine(from KL) have some varying degrees of what you are describing to the bottle. Had one already....the wine is solid as a rock!
by B. Buzzini
January 1st, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 168eme (France, Champagne)
Replies: 5
Views: 750

Re: TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 168eme (France, Champagne)

Back when there was a lot of discussion regarding the 164 eme, I posted a thread inquiring as to perhaps this was the genesis of a new style for Krug MV. The idea was largely rejected but it seems I'm seeing a lot less reference to "oxidative notes" in the critiques of the last few releases. Kind o...
by B. Buzzini
December 31st, 2019, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Year's Eve Champagne?
Replies: 65
Views: 2029

Re: New Year's Eve Champagne?

With pizza...
Krug 168eme
2016 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva

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by B. Buzzini
December 31st, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 168eme (France, Champagne)
Replies: 5
Views: 750

TN: NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 168eme (France, Champagne)

NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 168eme - France, Champagne (12/31/2019) First full bottle after having the 375 in Oct...2012 base, with reserves to 1996. Bright and electric right now...lemon and ginger tantalize the palate with pucker and fine popping bubbles...then a creamy ginger, ho...
by B. Buzzini
December 28th, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s your definite do NOT buy in 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 3067

Re: What’s your definite do NOT buy in 2020

2018 Bertheau...unfortunately.
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 656

Re: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
December 26th, 2019, 6:53 pm
That’s too bad Buzz. I have had the 86 & 87 in regular bottles about 7-8 years ago and both wines were terrific.
There was still joy to be had Doc. Merry Christmas! [cheers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Roy Piper Wines
Replies: 9
Views: 1691

Re: Roy Piper Wines

The vids! [worship.gif]
His passion totally translates to the wines!
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whats your top 5 Clos saint denis?
Replies: 59
Views: 2975

Re: Whats your top 5 Clos saint denis?

Limited experience....Dujac tops.
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis

Thanks for the note Buzz and Happy Holidays my man! Louis Michel = one of the best QPR white burgs out there - need to stash more of these away for the long haul. I've been lucky enough to have several bottles of perfectly stored Louis Michel chablis (aoc) from the early 80s that were awe inspiring...
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 656

Re: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard

Chris Atkins wrote:
December 26th, 2019, 5:09 pm
"Ho hum" and "Had higher hopes" parallels mediocrity and melancholy in my book. Twenty eight years is pretty risky for a Napa Valley Cab.
I’ve had SO many amazing 1991’s...that anything but...is somewhat of a disappointment. And...28+yr old Napa/Sonoma Cab is not risky imo.
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis
Replies: 6
Views: 545

TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis

Can’t stop drinkin these....half case gone already! [drinkers.gif]

by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013/2007 Turley Zinfandel Hayne Vineyard (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena)
Replies: 11
Views: 872

Re: TN: 2013 Turley Zinfandel Hayne Vineyard (USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena)

2007 Turley Zinfandel Hayne Vineyard - USA, California, Napa Valley, St. Helena (12/26/2019) As with the 13 I last had, this shows wonderful liqueured red berry fruits(raspberry), brambly, with a tart snap...loaded with crunchy crushed rocks and dusty earth tones...savory red licorice...bright and ...
by B. Buzzini
December 26th, 2019, 3:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 656

TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard

1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard - USA, California, Napa Valley, Oakville (12/26/2019) A mag for xmas. First time the Durand failed me...well not really its fault, as the cork was like sawdust, and caked to the bottle neck like glue. The Durand just twisted right through the br...
by B. Buzzini
December 23rd, 2019, 5:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Allemand Bretty?
Replies: 86
Views: 3742

Re: Allemand Bretty?

Rhône wouldn’t be Rhône without a little Brett thrown in...just sayin.
by B. Buzzini
December 23rd, 2019, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
December 23rd, 2019, 3:18 pm
Such an awesome white vintage, and a pretty darn good one in red too!

Happy Christmas Dr Weinberg and Mr Buzz.

Cheers
Jeremy
Cheers Mate! [cheers.gif]

And Doc...damn you...made me open up ANOTHER 14! PYves Chenevottes....do darn good! [cry.gif]

Cheers to you both! [drinkers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
December 23rd, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12506
Views: 602992

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Falling off the wagon...

2010 PYCM Saint Aubin En Remilly
2014 PYCM Saint Aubin Les Perrieres
2008 DomP
2008 Delamotte
NV Marc Hebrart Brut Rose
Krug 167eme
Krug 168eme
by B. Buzzini
December 23rd, 2019, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: TN: 2014 Ramonet Vergers

Sounds like most 14's...just too good and irresistible!

[cheers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
December 22nd, 2019, 4:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1738
Views: 210428

Re: Official Costco Thread

As I posted on another thread, scored 3 cases of '08 Dom at the Mathews NC store @ $149. Dude! [training.gif] I was at Costco yesterday and bought 1.....bottle for 149. blush I’ve actually adopted a regimen of added one bottle to the cart every time I go...which is a couple times a month. Would lik...
by B. Buzzini
December 19th, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Krug 168 Ème
Replies: 15
Views: 1114

Re: Krug 168 Ème

Easy buy for me! Had it back in Oct and thought it was outstanding, and in perfect form right out the gate! Been waiting for these 750's to show up. https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=164179&p=2827349&hilit=krug#p2827349 Buzz, I had missed that note. How did you find a bottle ...
by B. Buzzini
December 19th, 2019, 10:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Krug 168 Ème
Replies: 15
Views: 1114

Re: Krug 168 Ème

Easy buy for me! Had it back in Oct and thought it was outstanding, and in perfect form right out the gate! Been waiting for these 750's to show up.
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=164179&p=2827349&hi ... g#p2827349

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