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by Dennis Atick
June 24th, 2019, 5:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat
Replies: 19
Views: 861

Re: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat

Was hoping Rome wouldn't feel like ATL when we land tomorrow, but it's going to be a hot week...
by Dennis Atick
June 21st, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1512
Views: 75576

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Yeah I'm wondering the same. Not a producer I've heard of but pretty big claims on the fruit source. Of course the magic of Selosse is all in the winemaking so I'm not being immediately persuaded. Edit: a decent PDF which summarizes the production is available here: https://static1.squarespace.com/...
by Dennis Atick
June 21st, 2019, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1512
Views: 75576

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Scoop?

2014 Coessens Champagne Millésimé Extra Brut
by Dennis Atick
June 20th, 2019, 12:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20
Replies: 27
Views: 2345

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20

Preference to sell all to one person.
$36/4pack
by Dennis Atick
June 20th, 2019, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pisoni gets no love here
Replies: 38
Views: 1338

Re: Pisoni gets no love here

Paul H Galli wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 9:28 pm
Arcadian produces a great version!

TTT
Truth.
'97 Arcadian Pisoni. FTW. Wish I had a few more.
by Dennis Atick
June 19th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs
Replies: 44
Views: 573

Re: Hazy IPAs/New England IPAs

Treehouse
by Dennis Atick
June 19th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top US Syrahs
Replies: 106
Views: 4114

Re: Top US Syrahs

John Morris wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 7:26 am
Dennis Atick wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 3:09 am
Edmunds St. John
That was a long wait for that name! Definitely belongs on the list. A long, excellent track record.
I kind of like it that it took 21 posts...very ESJ ish
by Dennis Atick
June 19th, 2019, 6:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top US Syrahs
Replies: 106
Views: 4114

Re: Top US Syrahs

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 6:46 am
How the hell did I not mention ESJ?!?
I was concerned. Hope you are feeling okay [cheers.gif] [wink.gif]
by Dennis Atick
June 19th, 2019, 3:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top US Syrahs
Replies: 106
Views: 4114

Re: Top US Syrahs

Edmunds St. John
by Dennis Atick
June 18th, 2019, 2:29 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Rome: RIMESSA ROSCIOLI Wine Tasting Options
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: Rome: RIMESSA ROSCIOLI Wine Tasting Options

Dinner reservation at Roscioli next Wed night! Looking forward to it. And Emma for lunch on Tuesday. Paul- Thanks for the detail on Rimessa, thought about that, but went with Roscioli proper instead. Hope you have a good time and report back. I think Berserker Brad Kaplan is also going to Rimessa th...
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

scamhi wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 4:30 pm
I haven't opened the shipping box yet. I rec'd 2 sets which translates to 2 BdB 2 BdN and 2 Rose
This is the they type of patience and self-control I lack. [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 10:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

Thanks for the note Dennis. What I really like about the Ultramarine sparklers are that they have both the raw material for aging and improving but still have the balance for an early look, especially on a warm evening when that exuberant youth is quite refreshing. Tom (guilty of Ultramarine baby k...
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

Russ Williams wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 9:41 am
Can someone help me with the insane hype for these wines. The auction price on CT is $173 and Wine Searcher shows a couple of retailers selling it for $225-$299...WTF??
Occasionally tempted to let mine go when I see those prices the past year or so.
Agree with you and David.
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 9:29 am
Similar to my thoughts on the 2014 BdN. Needs some time to come together.
Yep. Not a good mix for those like me that tear through these with reckless abandon!
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 8:37 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold: Stunning, Incredible Wines at Low(er) Prices
Replies: 2
Views: 975

SOLD: Stunning, Incredible Wines at Low(er) Prices

Dennis Atick wrote:
June 2nd, 2019, 7:12 am
Selling a few assorted Tuscans
Same deal as always, buyer pays shipping and ACCEPTS risk.
Willing to deal on price if you take 3+ bottles.
PM me. Thanks.

SOLD
by Dennis Atick
June 17th, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 588

TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

I wasn't planning on opening this, but just grabbed something that I knew would be good and compelling after opening two white wines which were both not sound (no, not premoxed white Burgs, for a change) Anyway, wise men and women will leave this alone for a while and let it stretch its legs and set...
by Dennis Atick
June 16th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Happy Father's Day - whatcha drinkin'?
Replies: 50
Views: 1284

Re: Happy Father's Day - whatcha drinkin'?

HAB here. Had me feeling cold beer. And then a Chardonnay. From California. Made by Joe Davis.
2009 Arcadian Sierre Madre
by Dennis Atick
June 16th, 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Chartogne-Taillet Champagne Le Rosé (France, Champagne)
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: TN: NV Chartogne-Taillet Champagne Le Rosé (France, Champagne)

Doug Lee wrote:
June 16th, 2019, 6:46 am
Ilkka,

My first experience with this producer. Very nice stuff! Will be trying his Saints Anne and Les Barres at some point also.

Cheers,
Doug
Nice note, Doug. I need to try the Rose. The St. Anne is close to a house champagne for me. Love the stuff. Delivers in that price range. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
June 14th, 2019, 1:32 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20
Replies: 27
Views: 2345

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 5 (sold out)

Mark Y wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 1:23 pm
KJ and Doubleganger is two of my Tree favsssssss
I've still not had a KJJJJ.
My tops are: Very Green, Aaaalter Ego, and DoubleG. The new Super Treat is hot, too.
by Dennis Atick
June 14th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20
Replies: 27
Views: 2345

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 5 (sold out)

ClarkstonMark wrote:
June 13th, 2019, 4:31 pm
I'll take some KJJJ and DoubleGanger please

I wish I had King JJJuliussss! I would not be selling it.
2 can limits all week AND my mule is out of town.
Can probably find it on mybeercollectibles for $50 per can!
by Dennis Atick
June 14th, 2019, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Found! Burgundy Group in South Florida: Truchot, Rousseau, Coche
Replies: 15
Views: 1099

Re: Found! Burgundy Group in South Florida: Truchot, Rousseau, Coche

That's a pretty good group to find.
'02 Truchot Sentiers is one of my top Burgundy of the past couple years.
Pretty much everything I want in a wine.
Wish I was a buyer when they were $50 not all that long ago. LOL
Nice lineup and notes!
by Dennis Atick
June 14th, 2019, 3:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 898
Views: 43401

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Ordered 3 bottles. I did as well. My first glance for pricing on my phone turned up pricing for the Langhe bottling at $25. Threw me off. haha even the CT picture at this point is a bottle of the Langhe. but for the 2015 barbs the best price I could get around here is $39. guessing the '16s will be...
by Dennis Atick
June 14th, 2019, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 898
Views: 43401

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 13th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
June 13th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Was that NOT a great price on the Produttori or am I missing something?
Ordered 3 bottles.
I did as well. My first glance for pricing on my phone turned up pricing for the Langhe bottling at $25. Threw me off.
by Dennis Atick
June 13th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 898
Views: 43401

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Was that NOT a great price on the Produttori or am I missing something?
by Dennis Atick
June 12th, 2019, 3:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another stupid poll about wine drinking
Replies: 56
Views: 2095

Re: Another stupid poll about wine drinking

Kudos on an accurate title for your thread [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
June 11th, 2019, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Arcadian Gary's vineyard Syrah
Replies: 11
Views: 586

Re: 2001 Arcadian Gary's vineyard Syrah

Who knows, Dennis. I know/trust your palate on these wines (along with Don), so it's hard for me to say given your recent takes. As I mentioned, it's the first time I've drank an Arcadian and thought the wine was possibly on the decline. CT says I have no more bottles but I thought I saw one in the...
by Dennis Atick
June 11th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Arcadian Gary's vineyard Syrah
Replies: 11
Views: 586

Re: 2001 Arcadian Gary's vineyard Syrah

Rick- Maybe a slightly off bottle? Our it really went downhill in 6 months? Below is my note from December (echoed by the note before mine from c chen in Oct 2018) 2001 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard more Still showing those rich meaty and irony notes. It's inky in the glass....
by Dennis Atick
June 11th, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Costco Alert: Jamon Serrano
Replies: 10
Views: 523

Re: Costco Alert: Jamon Serrano

CJ Beazley wrote:
June 11th, 2019, 11:22 am
FWIW, the pickles at the very top of the photo are Grillo brand and they are really really good.
Dude, they are the World's Best.
by Dennis Atick
June 11th, 2019, 3:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Magic Night of Aged Burgundy
Replies: 19
Views: 1533

Re: Magic Night of Aged Burgundy

Mark C Johnson wrote:
June 11th, 2019, 12:27 am
Just Wow!
+1
by Dennis Atick
June 10th, 2019, 6:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Re: TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

I'm usually not one for the night two check in, seems most wines don't really go anywhere good. But this one really rounded out and came a bit more supple on night two. Seems to bode well for those of you who have some and can leave alone for a bit. A nice drink.
by Dennis Atick
June 9th, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 2
Views: 538

TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

Had been a while since I checked in on a Kutch pinot. This one is developing quite nicely. [cheers.gif] 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (6/9/2019) Very aromatic out of the gate with a present stemmy note and black cherry fruit on the nose. The c...
by Dennis Atick
June 7th, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Replies: 0
Views: 292

TN: 2011 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses

This wine was not prematurely oxidized. [dance-clap.gif] 2011 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses - France, Burgundy, Chablis, Chablis Grand Cru (6/6/2019) Light yellow color. Some crushed spring herb and lemon notes on the nose. Very cool, lean, mineral essence on the palate. Dumped...
by Dennis Atick
June 5th, 2019, 4:53 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Charles Palmer - A+ Buyer
Replies: 5
Views: 69

Re: Charles Palmer - A+ Buyer

PLUS FIVE!!!!!
Thanks, Charles. Good doing business with you!
by Dennis Atick
June 5th, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20
Replies: 27
Views: 2345

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 5 (done)

THANKS AGAIN- ALL DONE FOR TODAY!
(unless you are a repeat customer and ask nicely)
by Dennis Atick
June 5th, 2019, 8:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 20
Replies: 27
Views: 2345

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update- June 5

Some fresh stuff today including new- Curiosity 70.
Along with regulars like Haze and Green.
Let me know if you want some.
Same price and parameters as listed previously in this tread.
by Dennis Atick
June 3rd, 2019, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino

Thanks Kelly and John for continued data points.
I fear, however, that there aren't many excuses remaining for why BdM just does not appeal to me.
Different strokes.
by Dennis Atick
June 3rd, 2019, 4:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 8
Views: 689

Re: TN: 1999 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese

I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger (when it comes to JJ Prum).
More please.
Sounds great, David.
by Dennis Atick
June 3rd, 2019, 3:50 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Tuscany
Replies: 38
Views: 1748

Re: Tuscany

David- Am interested in further updates, especially Montalcino as I'll be there in a few weeks. Hope you had a good trip!
by Dennis Atick
June 3rd, 2019, 3:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino

I find that I like BdM from north of the town much better typically than the southern side. but I would also say you can't judge BdM by a 15% wine! Good point. My recent explorations have been mostly south side. Have some from the north I've yet to open. Hoping that makes a difference as I;ve yet t...
by Dennis Atick
June 2nd, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Rabajà
Replies: 7
Views: 656

Re: TN: 1999 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Rabajà

That sounds awesome. Thanks, Dale. I'm a new-ish convert to Produttori, waiting for mine to reach maturity like this.
by Dennis Atick
June 2nd, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino
Replies: 8
Views: 553

TN: 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino

[cheers.gif] 2011 Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino - Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (6/2/2019) 15%! Well-made, just not my thing as I get closer to giving up on BdM. Bright red coloring. Can smell some oak and the 15% on the nose. It's full bodied, slightly rich...
by Dennis Atick
June 2nd, 2019, 7:12 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold: Stunning, Incredible Wines at Low(er) Prices
Replies: 2
Views: 975

sold: Stunning, Incredible Wines at Low(er) Prices

Selling a few assorted Tuscans
Same deal as always, buyer pays shipping and ACCEPTS risk.
Willing
by Dennis Atick
June 2nd, 2019, 4:49 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Good beer website
Replies: 19
Views: 450

Re: Good beer website

Just fyi...I recently had two good buying experiences at https://www.mybeercollectibles.com/
by Dennis Atick
June 1st, 2019, 5:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Personal Collection of Rudi Weist @ Acker
Replies: 56
Views: 4659

Re: Personal Collection of Rudi Weist @ Acker

Stunning collection of German wines. Will be hard to not pay attention to this.
by Dennis Atick
May 29th, 2019, 1:08 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Savannah, GA
Replies: 31
Views: 1011

Re: Savannah, GA

bradkaplan wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 6:44 am
That is some funny shit! [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
May 29th, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 898
Views: 43401

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

John J wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Anyone put in an ask on the Fontanafredda Barolo offer?
I would have, but I actually scored on the previous Italian offer from a few days ago.
by Dennis Atick
May 28th, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Savannah, GA
Replies: 31
Views: 1011

Re: Savannah, GA

Jim Stewart wrote:
May 25th, 2019, 5:49 am
On the other side of the culinary spectrum in Savannah, have you tried Zunzi's? Probably more for SCAD students than for SCAD parents, but it has its place.
Just came across this recent tweet and thought of this thread.

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