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by Dennis Atick
October 19th, 2020, 1:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do people track their wine inventory in a Eurocave?
Replies: 30
Views: 986

Re: How do people track their wine inventory in a Eurocave?

I never got a handle on this and spend a lot of time guessing where bottles are. I am meticulous with CT, so I know what I have, but I have no idea where I have.
by Dennis Atick
October 17th, 2020, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Dan, La Combe Verte is Walter Scott’s entry level Chardonnay. The Cuvee Anne is the next step up, and then you get the single vineyard wines like X-Novo and Seven Springs. If you are just starting out with Walter Scott’s wines, I think it’s worth buying at all levels - the La Combe Verte has the ad...
by Dennis Atick
October 17th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Awesome note Dennis, sounds great. The 14 CA was my Eureka moment with WS Chard, and all in all, not that far behind the SVD offerings. [cheers.gif] Dan, La Combe Verte is Walter Scott’s entry level Chardonnay. The Cuvee Anne is the next step up, and then you get the single vineyard wines like X-No...
by Dennis Atick
October 17th, 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Cellar Sale: Odds & Ends (Ultramarine, Italians, Rhones, Burgs, etc)
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Cellar Sale: Odds & Ends (Ultramarine, Italians, Rhones, Burgs, etc)

B. Buzzini wrote:
October 17th, 2020, 8:08 am
i don't see the ultramarine?
What a tease [wink.gif]
by Dennis Atick
October 17th, 2020, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The post COVID meal you have been dreaming about...
Replies: 23
Views: 990

Re: The post COVID meal you have been dreaming about...

One thing I have missed a lot is the monthly wine dinners with my Burgundy group. I cannot wait until we can start getting together again. I will go to wherever and eat whatever. I just want us to be able to get together. That is what I have been dreaming about. Getting together again with my frien...
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Even better on night two. There is a really appealing herbal/fennel note and rounded out in the middle. A buddy just said it tastes like young Puligny and I don't disagree.
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 3:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Burgundy (aka $100) Daily / Weekly Drinker
Replies: 104
Views: 3498

Re: The Burgundy (aka $100) Daily / Weekly Drinker

You will get a bunch of answers, for sure. I am a recent convert to Francois Lumpp. Givry. Well under $100 and full of yum. Red and white. mind you I grabbed some Marsannay from Audoin that fits the pricing but his wines normally need a few years to unwind I need to do some exploring here. Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Burgundy (aka $100) Daily / Weekly Drinker
Replies: 104
Views: 3498

Re: The Burgundy (aka $100) Daily / Weekly Drinker

You will get a bunch of answers, for sure. I am a recent convert to Francois Lumpp. Givry. Well under $100 and full of yum. Red and white.
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Fabien Coche……what's the story here?
Replies: 22
Views: 2548

Re: Domaine Fabien Coche……what's the story here?

I've had good luck with many older Fabien Coche, Coche-Bizouard and Coche-Bouillot. I just ordered a six pack of the '85 Coche-Bizouard Meursault Goutte d’Or. Cheers, Warren +1 And I was tempted by that offer this morning as well. Some interesting nuggets in there. But I passed. Holding out on no p...
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 9:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Fabien Coche……what's the story here?
Replies: 22
Views: 2548

Re: Domaine Fabien Coche……what's the story here?

I've had good luck with many older Fabien Coche, Coche-Bizouard and Coche-Bouillot. I just ordered a six pack of the '85 Coche-Bizouard Meursault Goutte d’Or. Cheers, Warren +1 And I was tempted by that offer this morning as well. Some interesting nuggets in there. But I passed. Holding out on no p...
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 7
Views: 455

TN: 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

[cheers.gif] 2017 Walter Scott Chardonnay Cuvée Anne - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (10/16/2020) Seems still quite coiled and dense on the palate. Hints of green apple and a tart acidity. Very clean, very precise. With air you get some waves of salinity and a touches of sweetness to buffer the edg...
by Dennis Atick
October 16th, 2020, 4:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Arcadian Chardonnay Sleepy Hollow Vineyard
Replies: 22
Views: 1334

Re: TN: 2006 Arcadian Chardonnay Sleepy Hollow Vineyard

Last bottle I had of the '06 was at our big Arcadian tasting in summer of 2017. We had an excellent bottle that night. Anyone try an '08 recently?
by Dennis Atick
October 15th, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1681
Views: 166986

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

It irks me that wine.com has these regional distribution chains and inventory isn't national. I swore off them for reasons I stated earlier in this thread, but I would be tempted to stack some coupons for splits of Krug if it was available to GA. But it's not, and neither is Pepiere and other stuff...
by Dennis Atick
October 15th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1681
Views: 166986

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

It irks me that wine.com has these regional distribution chains and inventory isn't national. I swore off them for reasons I stated earlier in this thread, but I would be tempted to stack some coupons for splits of Krug if it was available to GA. But it's not, and neither is Pepiere and other stuff ...
by Dennis Atick
October 13th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Cellar Sale: Odds & Ends (Ultramarine, Italians, Rhones, Burgs, etc)
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Cellar Sale: Odds & Ends (Ultramarine, Italians, Rhones, Burgs, etc)

Hi all. Back again with some bottles for sale. Getting ready for a move in the not too-distant future and looking to lighten the load as wines come in with fall shipping. Same drill as always, buyer pays shipping an accepts risks. Preference for larger orders - I have no single bottle shippers left,...
by Dennis Atick
October 13th, 2020, 3:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prototypical Chablis ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1311

Re: Prototypical Chablis ?

I second Piuze and would add Pattes Loup- Thomas Pico- Still relatively affordable lol
by Dennis Atick
October 12th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A practical guide to wine touring in Sicily
Replies: 8
Views: 488

Re: A practical guide to wine touring in Sicily

Very cool, John. Thanks for sharing. Also a recent convert to NM, and this one of my favorite new areas for wines. Looking forward to a visit when life gets back to normal.
by Dennis Atick
October 10th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

We visited with Seth this Summer. He has a laser like focus on making the best Chardonnay he can. Really enjoyed his wines and spending time discussing them with him. Calling him passionate would be an understatement in a good way. [cheers.gif] I've known Seth for a long time (went to high school t...
by Dennis Atick
October 10th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Oregon Chard has pretty much replaced all of my White Burg purchases. It's not a full substitute but scratches the itch. I REALLY miss good/great Chablis but the QPR is no longer there for regular enjoyment IMHO. Keep up the exploration. Enjoying your notes. RT Yep. Me too, for the most part. Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
October 10th, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Quite the Oregon exploration Dennis. Thanks for the note. I've never tried a Morgen long but heard good things. Sounds like it delivered despite its youth. RT Thanks, Richard. I have gone-in on Oregon this year. Really like this Chardonnay. Think it would be up your alley if you were inclined to gi...
by Dennis Atick
October 9th, 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: TN: 2016 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

I'm really enjoying Nebbiolo right now and have been trying this (price) level from the likes Elio Sandri, Nervi, Brovia and Roagna most recently. The quality here is splendid but stylewise this is by far the most muscular and powerful of the group and it is not even close. Nothing playful or light...
by Dennis Atick
October 9th, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 8
Views: 464

TN: 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Took a flyer on some Seth Morgen Long Chards after Marcus praised them in a thread here a while back. Really good first encounter. 2018 Morgen Long Chardonnay Volcanic - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (10/9/2020) Electric, steely, very coiled right now. Green apple and lemon drop and a very long and...
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 295
Views: 14524

Re: wine.com delivery fail

Another screw up with these guys for me has me writing them off for good. This time, they inexplicable split an order into two boxes, without telling me. I shipped the wines to my brother, he got the one box, said thanks, but never asked how many bottles were supposed to be in the box. Come to find ...
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2020, 8:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 659
Views: 43864

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Just opened the 2017 Goodfellow Ribbon Ridge Chardonnay. If you like licking sheet metal and enjoy ripping minerality, this is the chardonnay for you! Agreed! My note from May: 2017 Goodfellow Family Cellars Chardonnay Ribbon Ridge Cuvée - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge (5/3/2020) Thr...
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2020, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 659
Views: 43864

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Just opened the 2017 Goodfellow Ribbon Ridge Chardonnay. If you like licking sheet metal and enjoy ripping minerality, this is the chardonnay for you! Agreed! My note from May: 2017 Goodfellow Family Cellars Chardonnay Ribbon Ridge Cuvée - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge (5/3/2020) Thr...
by Dennis Atick
October 7th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 295
Views: 14524

Re: wine.com delivery fail

I've got a spreadsheet with a few hundred of their wines compared to WSP over the past year which I've used for choosing wines. On average they are about 19% over WSP low price. About 1/3 of the wines are <115% of WSP low. So 85% with free shipping can get some OK deals but not worth re-upping Stew...
by Dennis Atick
October 5th, 2020, 5:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12412
Views: 479734

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Finishing a 2014 Birichino Cinsault Bechtold Old Vines that was opened yesterday. An excellent wine that I wish I discovered sooner.
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2020, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)

Thanks for the notes, a cool set of wines. But damn I hate to read notes on traditionally great Beaujolais wines in these recent hot vintages; the 2014 Corcelette was absolutely fantastic, one of the best Bojos I’ve had likely. Thanks, Ikka! I hear you. Foillard is a no-brainer for me and I have ma...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2020, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)

Just dumping some recent notes on everyday wines consumed at home. <...> [*] 2018 Giuseppe Quintarelli Bianco Secco Cà del Merlo - Italy, Veneto, Veneto IGT (9/19/2020) Floral nose that smells like spring flowers and fresh fruit. Palate is marked by Very lean, clean white fruit. Feels a tad tight a...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)

Thanks for the notes, a cool set of wines. But damn I hate to read notes on traditionally great Beaujolais wines in these recent hot vintages; the 2014 Corcelette was absolutely fantastic, one of the best Bojos I’ve had likely. Thanks, Ikka! I hear you. Foillard is a no-brainer for me and I have ma...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2020, 8:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)
Replies: 9
Views: 426

TNs: Recent Rando Wines (TL-Belair, Quintarelli, Pepiere, Foillard, Mascarello)

Just dumping some recent notes on everyday wines consumed at home. TNS: RECENT RANDO WINES - (8/19/2020-10/2/2020) 2017 Thibault Liger-Belair Bourgogne Blanc Les Charmes - France, Burgundy, Bourgogne Blanc (9/27/2020) Very nice at this level. Smells like White Burgundy. Shows some mineral notes and ...
by Dennis Atick
September 30th, 2020, 5:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1681
Views: 166986

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

Again, if you are still getting excited about wine.com coupons, be sure to check the other thread.
by Dennis Atick
September 29th, 2020, 1:38 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: PLEASE DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE IF YOU ARE MESSAGED BY USERS WITH LIMITED POSTS/INTERACTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY FOR OFFERS
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: PLEASE DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE IF YOU ARE MESSAGED BY USERS WITH LIMITED POSTS/INTERACTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY FOR OFFER

Just FYI - I have had two such inquiries in the past month and I just ignored the offers. It does happen. Be careful out there.
by Dennis Atick
September 29th, 2020, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 529
Views: 57764

Re: #GlassFire

Recent update. Sad and scary. Wishing all of you out there the best.
by Dennis Atick
September 28th, 2020, 4:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc

Carlos Delpin wrote:
September 28th, 2020, 3:26 am
Thanks for the look in. I picked up a 6 pack of these at wine bid and have not tried yet.
Good move, I think you will enjoy!
Jeremy Holmes wrote:
September 28th, 2020, 4:00 am
Thanks Dennis. '14 whites are so good!
This. Have yet to meet one I didn't like. A lot.
by Dennis Atick
September 27th, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc

Thanks, Phil!
I was speaking in generalities about the premox in WB, no issues with Lumpp for me!
by Dennis Atick
September 27th, 2020, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc
Replies: 5
Views: 257

TN: 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc

Impressively detailed and powerful with room to grow. 2014 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru Crausot Blanc - France, Burgundy, Côte Chalonnaise, Givry 1er Cru (9/27/2020) Impressively detailed and powerful. Loads of extract. Seems there is much in reserve. Honey, lemon, apple, and a layered, rich palate....
by Dennis Atick
September 24th, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 295
Views: 14524

Re: wine.com delivery fail

Thanks, Dave, for some more context. I never really focused on the fact that wine.com didn't charge immediately until reading some posts in the various threads. I am done with wine.com at this point, so no worries moving forward. Good luck with your orders.
by Dennis Atick
September 24th, 2020, 3:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 295
Views: 14524

Re: wine.com delivery fail

I received emails yesterday that three of my orders shipped. Still unclear on two other orders. Not sure if I am getting the wines in those orders or not as no one seems to be able to answer that question. We'll see. Billing the full order at the time of shipping is odd to me. Someone up-thread said...
by Dennis Atick
September 24th, 2020, 3:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Haden Fig Freedom Hill PN
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: TN: 2016 Haden Fig Freedom Hill PN

Thought it leaned it a little too new world for me to fool me as a Burg blind, but I agree it is a nice wine.

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by Dennis Atick
September 23rd, 2020, 2:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Arcadian Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard
Replies: 32
Views: 1988

Re: TN: 2001 Arcadian Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
September 23rd, 2020, 12:01 pm
three more bottles in the cellar means I'll find out.
Well-played.
Thanks for the update! Wish I had a couple more. This is great wine.
by Dennis Atick
September 23rd, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Cuvée Anne Chardonnay
Replies: 9
Views: 655

Re: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Cuvée Anne Chardonnay

Thanks for the note, Sean. Have some coming in once the weather cools. Looking forward to them.
by Dennis Atick
September 22nd, 2020, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 793
Views: 40412

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Anyone else have issues getting a response from WineAccess? Between these guys and Wine.com I need to hire an assistant to keep up with all the issues. I received several emails that wines had shipped like 7 days ago. The wines haven't moved, UPS only says label created, and no response to three em...
by Dennis Atick
September 22nd, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 793
Views: 40412

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Lately, yes. I sent a separate email two days ago and got the "we received your email" piece, but no actual response yet. Figured my inquiry regarding a mysterious $100 charge was challenging. Shrug. I have had the same issues. I sent 2-3 follow ups and finally got a response, stating (in part): "I...
by Dennis Atick
September 22nd, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 793
Views: 40412

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Anyone else have issues getting a response from WineAccess? Between these guys and Wine.com I need to hire an assistant to keep up with all the issues. I received several emails that wines had shipped like 7 days ago. The wines haven't moved, UPS only says label created, and no response to three ema...
by Dennis Atick
September 22nd, 2020, 5:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 295
Views: 14524

Re: wine.com delivery fail

I also got through on chat last night after being 140th in queue. My 4 orders (prior to 8/30) are supposedly all "released to the warehouse" for shipping. As of now, it seems I am actually receiving the wines I ordered, though I will believe that when I see the wines.

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