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by B. Buzzini
December 4th, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out
Replies: 14
Views: 747

Re: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out

Offered two box sets?
by B. Buzzini
December 3rd, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 68
Views: 3738

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Krug....make it happen Todd!!!
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by B. Buzzini
November 30th, 2019, 10:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series
Replies: 7
Views: 603

Re: TN: 2016 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series

Still have some 01 mags...love this wine! Crossed fingers no ox. All screw cap now right?
by B. Buzzini
November 25th, 2019, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Ravenswood Merlot Sonoma County (USA, California, Sonoma County)
Replies: 12
Views: 720

Re: TN: 1993 Ravenswood Merlot Sonoma County (USA, California, Sonoma County)

PSA...use a Durand when opening ANY Calif wine with 15+ years of age on it.
by B. Buzzini
November 25th, 2019, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rudius Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 4
Views: 302

TN: 2006 Rudius Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

2006 Rudius Cabernet Sauvignon - USA, California, Napa Valley (11/25/2019) Last bottle from release, and best one yet! Still very youthful garnet color with the only signs of it's age is the wonderful integration. Silky smooth, creamy dark berry fruit(reds and blues)..more savory dried fruit than c...
by B. Buzzini
November 20th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Full body, black fruit, and funky...name your poison
Replies: 32
Views: 1253

Re: Full body, black fruit, and funky...name your poison

Alban
Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
by B. Buzzini
November 19th, 2019, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendations for Napa/Sonoma Blind Tasting Contest
Replies: 18
Views: 1010

Re: Recommendations for Napa/Sonoma Blind Tasting Contest

Ridge Geyserville is always a fav in blinds.
by B. Buzzini
November 17th, 2019, 1:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $6500 for this poxed Monty?
Replies: 27
Views: 3403

Re: $6500 for this poxed Monty?

"* We have a photography team that takes high-res shots of every bottle and works very hard at providing the most accurate photos of color and quality."

So it is confirmed...that is the color. [shock.gif]
by B. Buzzini
November 17th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: California wine most like Latour?
Replies: 34
Views: 2326

Re: California wine most like Latour?

Mayacamas
by B. Buzzini
November 16th, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $6500 for this poxed Monty?
Replies: 27
Views: 3403

Re: $6500 for this poxed Monty?

WB needs to take the pics with a light behind bottles like Spectrum does? Btw...is that really a true representation of color iyo?

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by B. Buzzini
November 16th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $6500 for this poxed Monty?
Replies: 27
Views: 3403

$6500 for this poxed Monty?

WOW...look at that beautiful brown ox color! [shock.gif] A real shame if that's the true color?

https://www.winebid.com/BuyWine/Item/72 ... Montrachet
by B. Buzzini
November 13th, 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile
Replies: 18
Views: 899

Re: 2008 Trimbach Riesling Cuvée Frédéric Emile

alan weinberg wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 7:19 pm
love this wine. Haven’t had 08 yet. Thanks.
Doc...wtf? [scratch.gif]
by B. Buzzini
November 10th, 2019, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 4752

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Ok...maybe not...what about Delamotte?
by B. Buzzini
November 10th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 4752

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Going long on Salon.
by B. Buzzini
November 10th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vino, grub and fun at Vine in the OC
Replies: 10
Views: 734

Re: Vino, grub and fun at Vine in the OC

mike pobega wrote:
November 10th, 2019, 9:26 am


2014 Carter Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Heitz vineyard. Served before the MAC, this was awesome, maybe a bit of boldness/ brashness, some say slutty, I was not in agreement with the.....
I’m like...”Heitz Vineyard...when did that happen?!?!” [wink.gif]
by B. Buzzini
November 9th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Replies: 2
Views: 404

TN: 2014 Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses

2014 Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses - France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru (11/9/2019) Big air is your friend here...coiled and stingy at first, but a big splash decant for an hour wakes this gorgeous beauty up! Really tremendous viscosity in this...creamy, almost oily....
by B. Buzzini
November 9th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 117
Views: 8386

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Discovery of the year - How much I really really really LOVE Champagne and sparking wines! I could drink Champs and eat pizza, seafood, and fried chicken EVERYDAY for the rest of my life...although might be a short life...I'd be happy! flirtysmile Wine of the Year - I rated two wines 98pts this year...
by B. Buzzini
November 5th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?
Replies: 50
Views: 2845

Re: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?

Last Musigny I drank was curiously the '97, which was really very, very, good, contrary to my expectations. In general, I think after its famous old vintages Vogüé began to underperform, which is a shame given how much of the vineyard they own. Roumier and Mugnier are absurdly overpriced for what t...
by B. Buzzini
November 5th, 2019, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Paul Pernot et ses Fils Puligny-Montrachet
Replies: 7
Views: 482

TN: 2014 Paul Pernot et ses Fils Puligny-Montrachet

2014 Paul Pernot et ses Fils Puligny-Montrachet - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet (11/5/2019) Shimmering yellow, green tinge color...nose of white peach, lemon curd, canned pears, chalk dust. In the mouth showing riper candied fruit, and less 14 cut than I thought it would. The...
by B. Buzzini
November 4th, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best US Pinot for $30 or under
Replies: 80
Views: 5588

Re: Best US Pinot for $30 or under

I get Banshee Pinot for $17 at local grocery...totally satisfies in that price point!
by B. Buzzini
November 4th, 2019, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices
Replies: 34
Views: 1514

Re: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices

alan weinberg wrote:
November 3rd, 2019, 8:19 pm
B3E4DE34-3E10-4478-A075-D00A40EECEA6.jpegbetter picture. Corners hold magnums. Double deep on left, single deep on right above bins to give some counter space.
68 degrees Doc??? [wow.gif]
by B. Buzzini
October 29th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons

Yes...this wine is as bad as it looks. A Winebid fail...picked it up about 3yrs ago...interestingly it was offered as Vincent Dauvissat? Color was just as horrible in the pic...I guess I should have known. Glad I didn't open it up with one of my wine buds! hitsfan Hi B., I'm very sorry to hear abou...
by B. Buzzini
October 25th, 2019, 7:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinking wine in the same vineyard that produced it....
Replies: 11
Views: 656

Drinking wine in the same vineyard that produced it....

The only thing cooler than drinking La Tache in the cellar of DRC...would be drinking La Tache in the VINEYARD of La Tache!!! [worship.gif] So...what wines have you had the privilege of drinking, while strolling through the same vineyard that produced said wine? I can only think of one for me...drin...
by B. Buzzini
October 24th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV José Michel & Fils Champagne Cuvée du Père Houdart
Replies: 1
Views: 196

TN: NV José Michel & Fils Champagne Cuvée du Père Houdart

NV José Michel & Fils Champagne Cuvée du Père Houdart - France, Champagne (10/24/2019) Was in the mood for Krug, but decided to check in on one of these, since I'm drinkin solo tonight. First time with this champs...have heard good things about this MV cuvee. Base wine is 2011, with back vintages o...
by B. Buzzini
October 20th, 2019, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.
Replies: 22
Views: 1365

Re: 2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.

Howard Cooper wrote:
October 20th, 2019, 7:53 am
B. Buzzini wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Howard Cooper wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 9:18 pm
The rouges are very, very good. But, they are much cheaper than the whites. How much did you pay?
$50
Villages or premier cru
village
by B. Buzzini
October 19th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.
Replies: 22
Views: 1365

Re: 2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.

Howard Cooper wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 9:18 pm
The rouges are very, very good. But, they are much cheaper than the whites. How much did you pay?
$50
by B. Buzzini
October 19th, 2019, 8:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.
Replies: 22
Views: 1365

2014 Ramonet Chassagne...thought blanc...got rouge.

Ordered a sixer of these a few months ago thinking I was getting 2014 Ramonet CM blanc...always excited to drink Ramonet blanc anytime, especially 2014. Received the wine today, and was shocked to see red instead of the shimmering golden yellow. Went back to website I ordered from, and it wasn't cle...
by B. Buzzini
October 17th, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries please note - I am sick of styro shippers
Replies: 163
Views: 6391

Re: Wineries please note - I am sick of styro shippers

+1000

HATE when those specks of styrofoam are all over the bottles. Feel bad when I recycle the cardboard boxes...yet have to throw away the styro!
by B. Buzzini
October 17th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 41
Views: 2212

Re: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Such a shame...great wines back in the 80’s-90’s.
by B. Buzzini
October 17th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 84
Views: 7429

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

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Name changed to 2017 Sine Qua Non Tectumque

pics from CT

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by B. Buzzini
October 16th, 2019, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No Screaming Eagle for 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 9046

Re: No Screaming Eagle for 2017

Now according to Galloni, there will be 4 barrels of 2017 SE produced, but only bottled in magnum. Didn't say if they will be offered for sale to listers? Not questioning the info, just curious how/where you ascertained it ? https://www.instagram.com/p/B3nXNbbHiwG/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
by B. Buzzini
October 15th, 2019, 8:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 149
Views: 12160

Re: 2008 Salon

alan weinberg wrote:
October 15th, 2019, 7:45 am
did the case sell? At Envoyer.
Gone
by B. Buzzini
October 14th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once in a life time Krug Clos du Mesnil vertical (85-96) and friends
Replies: 6
Views: 951

Re: Once in a life time Krug Clos du Mesnil vertical (85-96) and friends

So...I was only 30mins or so away from this???😢 Tell me this took place a couple weeks ago? A dream tasting for me... [welldone.gif]
by B. Buzzini
October 14th, 2019, 4:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No Screaming Eagle for 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 9046

Re: No Screaming Eagle for 2017

Now according to Galloni, there will be 4 barrels of 2017 SE produced, but only bottled in magnum. Didn't say if they will be offered for sale to listers?
by B. Buzzini
October 14th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Krug 168eme, 2006 DomP, 2008 La Grande Dame...
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: TN: Krug 168eme, 2006 DomP, 2008 La Grande Dame...

alan weinberg wrote:
October 14th, 2019, 7:49 am
you were so close—40 miles from the OC. Next time!
Yea but that's like 2 hrs with your crazy LA traffic! Took us 30mins to go .5 miles from AMDA back to our hotel thurs night! Found out when there is a concert at the Hollywood Bowl...stay off the streets!
by B. Buzzini
October 13th, 2019, 5:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Krug 168eme, 2006 DomP, 2008 La Grande Dame...
Replies: 7
Views: 797

TN: Krug 168eme, 2006 DomP, 2008 La Grande Dame...

Wife and I spent the last few days moving our first born daughter into college down in Hollywood Ca. (AMDA)...SO tough to let your baby go! [cry.gif] We finally were able to venture out, and ended up in Beverly Hills, walking around Rodeo Dr. Wife needed a bathroom...so we found one next to the Mont...
by B. Buzzini
October 8th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Livingston Moffett, who gets their grapes now?
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: Livingston Moffett, who gets their grapes now?

Loved their wines from the late 80’s early 90’s! Trent was my frat bro at UOP...we didn’t drink wine back then! [wink.gif]
by B. Buzzini
October 8th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 149
Views: 12160

Re: 2008 Salon

From Envoyer... https://files.constantcontact.com/fdee04dd601/de8a86a6-f909-43d5-827b-13c5b35e4b67.jpg A New Release of one of the Greatest Champagnes Ever. Only 1 of 4 in California. AG 100 2008 Salon Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut Mixed Case $7999.99 Mixed Case 2008 (1.5) x1 2007 (750ml) x2 2006 (...
by B. Buzzini
October 8th, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is your Champagne of the year?
Replies: 120
Views: 5751

Re: What is your Champagne of the year?

No question...1969 DP.

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by B. Buzzini
October 6th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wonder if they have any more of that Jayer Cros P
Replies: 9
Views: 913

Re: Wonder if they have any more of that Jayer Cros P

Omg...how cool! When did you drink it, and how was it?
by B. Buzzini
October 5th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Ramonet Batard Montrachet
Replies: 9
Views: 469

Re: TN: 2007 Ramonet Batard Montrachet

WOW Doc...one hell of a trifecta there! [thumbs-up.gif]
by B. Buzzini
October 3rd, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Re: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier

Why did you store the wines upright?
by B. Buzzini
October 3rd, 2019, 6:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu
Replies: 10
Views: 523

Re: TN: 2008 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu

Scott Watkins wrote:
October 3rd, 2019, 6:01 pm
Not surprised by the note more impressed by your patience in keeping these delicious bottles around for so long! Great note Buzz.
My patience was 2 days! Just got um tues. [drinkers.gif]
by B. Buzzini
October 3rd, 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu
Replies: 10
Views: 523

TN: 2008 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu

2008 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu - France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Sancerre (10/3/2019) The oldest Cotat I've had...and it is brilliant! THAT nose! Floral spring flowers, lime blossom, lemongrass, mint tea, cool sea breeze, crushed rocks. So crystalline and youthful looki...
by B. Buzzini
September 29th, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons

Yes...this wine is as bad as it looks. A Winebid fail...picked it up about 3yrs ago...interestingly it was offered as Vincent Dauvissat? Color was just as horrible in the pic...I guess I should have known. Glad I didn't open it up with one of my wine buds! hitsfan
by B. Buzzini
September 29th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

TN: 1992 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons

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by B. Buzzini
September 27th, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Emidio Pepe Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo)
Replies: 12
Views: 616

TN: 2017 Emidio Pepe Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo)

Almost out of these already...second to last bottle is drinking fantastico tonight [drinkers.gif] ...my last note on this is still spot on...so I'm lazying this one up. Jumped on wine searcher to reload...but ZERO wines for sale in the good ol USA! [help.gif] If anyone has a sighting of some of thes...
by B. Buzzini
September 26th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 149
Views: 12160

Re: 2008 Salon

Since there will be no 2008 Krug...maybe people can justify their Krug $ going for this? [grin.gif] Where did you hear that? Been discussed a bit on vinous and I've seen elsewhere too. Apparently LVMH didn't want to buy the fruit in 08 in the midst of the crisis. Yea...I thought this was already kn...

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