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by Dennis Atick
January 15th, 2021, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Rotwein trocken
Replies: 0
Views: 59

TN: 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Rotwein trocken

A lot of love for Falkenstein lately. How about some love for the Rotwein! 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Rotwein trocken - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (1/15/2021) Light red color. Nose is straightforward cranberry, slight funk, stones. It's bright and fresh, reminds me of Clair Nau...
by Dennis Atick
January 15th, 2021, 3:45 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Fingers crossed. Booked 15 days in Italy for September 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: Fingers crossed. Booked 15 days in Italy for September 2021

Good luck, Mike! We are so close to pulling the trigger for a return to Italy as well. Thinking July 2021, but that might be too hopeful at this point. Hope it works out for all of us!
by Dennis Atick
January 14th, 2021, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2275
Views: 257264

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Hot50 works for 50 off 150. Just grabbed some Bowmore 18 for $103 after this and the $30 Amex Ex. What Amex deal is this? I think I used all my Amex credits. I get regular "offer" emails from my Amex Plat, this is one of them - $30 credit if you spend $100 at Wine.com. I stacked it with t...
by Dennis Atick
January 14th, 2021, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2275
Views: 257264

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 13th, 2021, 4:51 pm Hot50 works for 50 off 150. Just grabbed some Bowmore 18 for $103 after this and the $30 Amex Ex.
What Amex deal is this? I think I used all my Amex credits.
by Dennis Atick
January 13th, 2021, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Pierre Gonon Saint-Joseph
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: TN: 2017 Pierre Gonon Saint-Joseph

Take that, Gonon. [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
January 12th, 2021, 6:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Getting ready for Pouilly-Fuissé
Replies: 14
Views: 1096

Re: Getting ready for Pouilly-Fuissé

My comment was not directed at you William! And not doubting the quality. Just a general and snide observation.
As always, your detailed commentary is helpful.
We all benefit from your quality participation here at WB.
Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
January 12th, 2021, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Getting ready for Pouilly-Fuissé
Replies: 14
Views: 1096

Re: Getting ready for Pouilly-Fuissé

<searches Guffens-Heynen on wine searcher>

Shakes head at mostly triple digit prices.
by Dennis Atick
January 10th, 2021, 10:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle (mag)
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: TN: 2000 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle (magnum)

2000 La Chapelle was my 3rd disapointment after 1998 and 1999. All three are (were) not up to the standard it was like 1997 and 1996 (1995, 1994) not to speak of 1990 and 89. I had an impression of foreward red fruit without a lot of structure that reminded me on Beaujolais ... not a bad wine but a...
by Dennis Atick
January 10th, 2021, 10:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP
Replies: 145
Views: 8855

Re: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP

Holy shit. So sad. RIP Frank.
by Dennis Atick
January 10th, 2021, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle (mag)
Replies: 3
Views: 213

TN: 2000 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle (mag)

Popped this from magnum yesterday to celebrate my daughter turning 21. Part of the case of assorted 2000s I've been holding over the years to drink once we got to this point. 2021 seemed like a distant time way off in the future when I first start buying wines for her, I can't believe we're here. Ti...
by Dennis Atick
January 8th, 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wednesday night TNs: A trio of X-Novo Chardonnays from Walter Scott
Replies: 8
Views: 722

Re: Wednesday night TNs: A trio of X-Novo Chardonnays from Walter Scott

Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 8th, 2021, 9:38 am Sad I haven't had the chance to try the 2016, but the 2019 from the 'barrel tasting' was so extraordinary, I'm looking forward to my case when that ships.

Oh, and I enjoyed the 2018 recently in a very special place recently...

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by Dennis Atick
January 7th, 2021, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Goodfellow Family Cellars Chardonnay Berserker Cuvée Whistling Ridge Vineyard
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: TN: 2018 Goodfellow Family Cellars Chardonnay Berserker Cuvée Whistling Ridge Vineyard

Great note, Bob! I think I have a couple. Love what Marcus does with Chardonnay. Cheers!
by Dennis Atick
January 7th, 2021, 2:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Rob Mundell A+
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Rob Mundell A+

I have sold beer to Rob several times and he is always A+ . Super quick and easy transactions. Thanks Rob!
by Dennis Atick
January 5th, 2021, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Alice et Olivier De Moor Chablis Bel Air et Clardy (France, Burgundy, Chablis)
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: TN: 2018 Alice et Olivier De Moor Chablis Bel Air et Clardy (France, Burgundy, Chablis)

What’s the hype with this producer? Price tag looks steep. Organic and very popular in the natural wine circles, but then there is nothing obviously natty about the wines. Very well made and quite different from the region’s more representative products. I paid 35€ for this which is roughly what mo...
by Dennis Atick
January 2nd, 2021, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?
Replies: 184
Views: 6543

Re: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?

I held out until about 6pm on January 1st. Yay, me.
by Dennis Atick
January 2nd, 2021, 8:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Auslese #5
Replies: 1
Views: 259

TN: 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Auslese #5

Not usually one for young Auslese, but I have a few and figured I'd check one out while it's still open. 2018 Hofgut Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Auslese - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (1/2/2021) Pours nearly clear in the glass. Super purity. Clean. It is '18 in its ripeness and there...
by Dennis Atick
January 1st, 2021, 7:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you opening for NYE 2021?
Replies: 109
Views: 3592

Re: What are you opening for NYE 2020?

Had a very nice Vilmart Premier Cru Grand Cellier Brut with Island Creek Oysters and Caviar.
Then a QPR champ: Caillez-Lemaire Reflets Brut (from Lyle)

Then a totally shot bottle of 1958 Damilano Cannubi. Oh well. 2/3 ain't bad.

by Dennis Atick
December 31st, 2020, 5:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Classifying farmer fizz
Replies: 100
Views: 4057

Re: Classifying farmer fizz

Personally, I would rank Suenen higher in the hierarchy. Personal preference, but I dig the wines. Relative values, too. And I realize there's no way to have an exhaustive and complete list, but I'd stick Margaine in there somewhere as well.
by Dennis Atick
December 31st, 2020, 4:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2275
Views: 257264

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Jin F wrote: December 31st, 2020, 3:02 am https://www.sherry-lehmann.com/
Today 20% off cheers20
* orders over $500
by Dennis Atick
December 30th, 2020, 10:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.
Replies: 252
Views: 10259

Re: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.

Dale Bowers wrote: December 30th, 2020, 10:38 am
Dennis Atick wrote: December 30th, 2020, 10:29 am
J. Migone wrote: December 30th, 2020, 10:24 am

This is a fact!
Is this why people are regularly flipping Treehouse and Monkish cans for 2-3x the release price?
So does Caymus neener
Hey, as a flipper, I fully support any and all people willing to pay 2-3x release price of anything and everything. Anybody need a PS5?
by Dennis Atick
December 30th, 2020, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.
Replies: 252
Views: 10259

Re: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.

J. Migone wrote: December 30th, 2020, 10:24 am
Dale Bowers wrote: December 30th, 2020, 10:23 am Craft beer has gone way overboard with hops. Enough already.
This is a fact!
Is this why people are regularly flipping Treehouse and Monkish cans for 2-3x the release price?
by Dennis Atick
December 30th, 2020, 9:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.
Replies: 252
Views: 10259

Re: Let's end 2020 with some fun! Controversial opinions- Burgundy is overrated.

J. Migone wrote: December 30th, 2020, 9:38 am Stan, IPAs taste like cat piss.
Time for a new cat.
by Dennis Atick
December 30th, 2020, 5:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1997 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: TN: 1997 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia

Sounds really great.
I don't drink enough Chianti. Hell, I don't really drink any Chianti.
Every time I see a note like this it makes me realize I need to drink more Chianti. Something to work on in 2021.
Thanks for the note!
by Dennis Atick
December 29th, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 398
Views: 23894

Re: wine.com delivery fail

Since I had a successful recent test order, I thought I might use a few of the $50 off coupons for some daily drinkers. But the NY warehouse seems to be mostly barren. Not a single Cru Beaujolais, only two Loire Cab Franc (and both over $199/btl), and a very small number of Oregon Pinots. Seems lik...
by Dennis Atick
December 29th, 2020, 4:48 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: New thread started
Replies: 2
Views: 695

Re: New thread started

Sure don't know what I'm going for, but I'm gonna go for it, for sure.
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese

Thanks for the note, Dennis. This was made in two separate bottlings. I bought both and just received them in my Fall shipments, and I'll likely check in on one in 2021 so it's good to have a data point. From your photo, the one you had is the late-bottled version, AP 5/97. There is also an AP 3/96...
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese

P@u1_M3nk3s wrote: December 28th, 2020, 10:30 am I really like this wine! Party on Dennis...
Thanks, Paul! Nice wine. Cheers to you [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ruth Lewandowski Montepulciano Lot# 2 Fox Hill Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Ruth Lewandowski Montepulciano Lot# 2 Fox Hill Vineyard

Tom-
I hope you are well. This sounds great. I've been meaning to check out Lewandowski wines for some time now, and this sounds right up my alley. Was ready to do damage until I saw the 'sold out' comment. LOL. Next time.
Thanks for the note! I am on the lookout.
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 8:24 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update August 6
Replies: 53
Views: 6374

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update August 6

SOLD THROUGH TODAY. Will be back at it soon. Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 5
Views: 180

TN: 1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese

1994 Weingut Hermann Ludes Thörnicher Ritsch Riesling Spätlese - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (12/28/2020) Waves of petrol on the nose. Concentrated green apple and a fresh-squeezed-juice like quality to the palate. Sweetens in the middle and on finish. Acid is softer than I remember, more of a whispe...
by Dennis Atick
December 28th, 2020, 5:22 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update August 6
Replies: 53
Views: 6374

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update August 6

Freshies today for the New Year. Same drill as always.

As always: $40/4pack.
8 can minimum order.
Buyer pays shipping and accepts risk.
by Dennis Atick
December 26th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Thanks, Rodrigo. [cheers.gif] We covered this in some depth last year: https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=162227&p=2776537&hilit=emidio+levi#p2776537 It all makes my head hurt a bit, and I wish there was better communication about which bottle one is buying. I have...
by Dennis Atick
December 26th, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Glad to see you enjoyed the wines Dennis. Do note that Pepe makes two different bottlings of Emidio Pepe wines, one made from their older vines that is intended for exporting and long term ageing and one that is produced from their younger vines made for domestic consumption. More and more retailer...
by Dennis Atick
December 25th, 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Replies: 5
Views: 463

TNs: 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; 2016 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Got into a couple of young Pepes from the '16 vintage the past two nights. Happy Holidays, all! 2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo - Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (12/25/2020) Such a singular wine. Deep yellow color. Hazy. Opens with an almost cider quality, and feels sort of flat on the pal...
by Dennis Atick
December 25th, 2020, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gmail and wine email blasts
Replies: 18
Views: 1498

Re: Gmail and wine email blasts

Fass, too! Just realized I havent seen an offer from Lyle in a while. What PITA this is for all involved.
by Dennis Atick
December 25th, 2020, 4:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Laherte Frères Champagne Rosé de Meunier Extra Brut (France, Champagne)
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: TN: NV Laherte Frères Champagne Rosé de Meunier Extra Brut (France, Champagne)

B. Buzzini wrote: December 24th, 2020, 6:32 pm Brut Nature last night definitely had a spark!! Instant fan...and in search for more Laherte!
Yes. This wine is legit to me.
Bummer the Rose lacked that spark, David. Meal sounds great. Merry Christmas. Be well.
by Dennis Atick
December 24th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1523
Views: 96339

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Brian S t o t t e r wrote: December 24th, 2020, 8:35 am I think that did the trick, got my first offer of the day just now.
+1
by Dennis Atick
December 24th, 2020, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1523
Views: 96339

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Interesting. My last offer was also 12/14. So we are all having the same gmail issue. Weird it took me so long to realize. It did help my hiatus from buying.
by Dennis Atick
December 24th, 2020, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1523
Views: 96339

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Hey is it my imagination or is Greg taking a little break on offers? Am I having an issue receiving his emials (has happened before) or has it been a slow holiday week? Serious question. Thanks. I e-mailed him about this yesterday. "Hi Brian your email had been suspended which means our emails...
by Dennis Atick
December 24th, 2020, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1523
Views: 96339

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

huh. thanks Ethan! Good to know.
by Dennis Atick
December 24th, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1523
Views: 96339

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Hey is it my imagination or is Greg taking a little break on offers? Am I having an issue receiving his emials (has happened before) or has it been a slow holiday week?
Serious question. Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
December 23rd, 2020, 6:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2275
Views: 257264

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

No way
by Dennis Atick
December 20th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV A. Margaine Champagne Premier Cru Demi-Sec
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: TN: NV A. Margaine Champagne Premier Cru Demi-Sec

Anthony Sanford wrote: December 20th, 2020, 8:13 am Thanks for the note...sounds great! Reading your note, I realized that I often dismiss demi-sec. Perhaps I shouldn't!
Thanks, Athony! Not something I drink much of, just respect what Margaine does, and Brad Baker an others said this was top stuff. It is! Cheers!
by Dennis Atick
December 20th, 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV A. Margaine Champagne Premier Cru Demi-Sec
Replies: 3
Views: 189

TN: NV A. Margaine Champagne Premier Cru Demi-Sec

Very high yum factor on this one. Don't let the demi-sec scare you off. NV A. Margaine Champagne Premier Cru Demi-Sec - France, Champagne, Champagne Premier Cru (12/20/2020) Man, this stuff is fantastic. A joy of a wine. I know what you are thinking: 32g/l...but it is so balanced and yummy. There's ...
by Dennis Atick
December 18th, 2020, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12654
Views: 505716

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2016 Elio Grasso Barbera Vigna Martina - what a joy of a drink. High yum factor. Still youthful.
by Dennis Atick
December 18th, 2020, 5:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?
Replies: 31
Views: 1198

Re: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?

In the past (2012), when Michel Thibault was working there, I picked up Ramonet, Roumier, and DRC at very pair prices from the Chan's in Destin. They had, in addition to the trophies, a smartly chosen pretty broad European selection, at least French. German was pretty good and Italian as well. I di...
by Dennis Atick
December 18th, 2020, 3:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?
Replies: 31
Views: 1198

Re: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?

In the past (2012), when Michel Thibault was working there, I picked up Ramonet, Roumier, and DRC at very pair prices from the Chan's in Destin. They had, in addition to the trophies, a smartly chosen pretty broad European selection, at least French. German was pretty good and Italian as well. I di...
by Dennis Atick
December 17th, 2020, 8:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2275
Views: 257264

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

I wish wine.com would restock (shipping to MD). Inventory is paltry. Italy:Nebbiolo:2016 search results wine.com = 10 saratoga wine exchange = 105 I am in Virginia and assume we are drawing from the same source. Currently four gamays and six rieslings—from the whole world! Pathetic. Pathetic indeed...

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