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by Dennis Atick
December 11th, 2018, 2:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1096
Views: 54115

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Frank Murray III wrote:
December 11th, 2018, 1:42 pm
Yep. I had a bottle of the Remy Leroy Nature a few weeks ago and it was excellent. $35, a steal. I asked for some Rose today too, Dennis.
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by Dennis Atick
December 11th, 2018, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1096
Views: 54115

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Remi Leroy today in email. Did we already cover this one? I took some. Remi Leroy seems to be coming on. I've like his stuff.
by Dennis Atick
December 11th, 2018, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Good Store: Kahn’s
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Good Store: Kahn’s

Tease
by Dennis Atick
December 10th, 2018, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Olga Raffault Chinon Les Picasses (France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon)
Replies: 23
Views: 358

Re: TN: 2008 Olga Raffault Chinon Les Picasses (France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon)

Thanks, guys. I love this wine too, but I find the acidity to be typically too much for at least ten years. Had the 2002 recently, which is coming into its own IMHO. One of the great red values in the world. Chambers St just had some 1990 for $75, which embarrassingly I choked on ordering (and now ...
by Dennis Atick
December 10th, 2018, 9:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Skinner White Oak Flats Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 254

Re: TN: 2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Skinner White Oak Flats Vineyard

Hardy- Thanks for the input! Hope you and the fam are well.
Wish I still had some '14.
D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
December 10th, 2018, 9:35 am
Been eyeing my mag of 2014 for a holiday party...
This sounds like a plan...Let us know how that shows.
by Dennis Atick
December 10th, 2018, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Skinner White Oak Flats Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 254

TN: 2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Skinner White Oak Flats Vineyard

Checked in on this one form D&R last night. 2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Skinner White Oak Flats Vineyard - USA, California, Sierra Foothills, El Dorado County (12/10/2018) A pretty young Mourvedre that shows a translucent light red in glass. Beautiful coloring. Red berry and floral notes, hints o...
by Dennis Atick
December 10th, 2018, 4:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Bruno Giacosa Tribute Dinner
Replies: 5
Views: 507

Re: TN: Bruno Giacosa Tribute Dinner

Wow. Just fantastic.
I am a late-comer, relatively, to Giacosa and I just adore the wines.
We had the '96 Santo Stefano a couple months back and it was as you described. A beautiful wine.
Man, that '78 sounds heavenly.
Great lineup and notes here. Thanks!
by Dennis Atick
December 6th, 2018, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN's: Krug, Cristal, Leflaive... at Marea
Replies: 16
Views: 681

Re: TN's: Krug, Cristal, Leflaive... at Marea

Damn. Nice week champagne.gif
by Dennis Atick
December 6th, 2018, 4:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Angerville
Replies: 35
Views: 1591

Re: Angerville

Angerville, or d'Angerville? This question reminds me of the New Yorker cartoon that's going around: "I'll have the misspelled 'Ceaser' salad and the improperly hyphenated veal osso-buco." I have a bottle of 1995 d'Angerville Clos des Ducs, if someone could tell me when it'll be ready I'd appreciat...
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 9818
Views: 436595

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
December 5th, 2018, 1:53 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
December 5th, 2018, 1:15 pm
A few of these from the sneaker guy:

2016 Juwel Alsheim Spatburgunder -
2017 Juwel Weissburgunder -
He does have a lot of shoes
I think it's pathological at this point [wink.gif]
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: White Truffle Extravaganza
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Re: TN: White Truffle Extravaganza

Mike,
One of these days we are going to make it to a dinner together. I was trying to make this one, but could not work it out to be there.
Looks like you all did ok!
Thanks for the vicarious thrills with great notes and pics. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 9818
Views: 436595

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A few of these from the sneaker guy:

2016 Juwel Alsheim Spatburgunder -
2017 Juwel Weissburgunder -
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Somm 3
Replies: 63
Views: 3151

Re: Somm 3

In case you want to recreate the pinot tasting, this will start you on your way [wink.gif] https://www.vervewine.com/products/6333/variants/7006/day-3-best-of-somm-iii-gift-pack-per-gift-pack?utm_campaign=Holiday%202018%20-%2012%20Days%20of%20Gifting&utm_content=80686165&utm_medium=social&utm_source...
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: We're not normal : )
Replies: 29
Views: 1406

Re: We're not normal : )

Dude. You could have asked before creeping on my Facebook and posting it here! We are not normal. Sad thing, there are some really compelling wines for under $30. Hell, this is where I drink most of the time! Can even plenty of $25 gems in our lame ATL market. The list you posted is for wine shoppin...
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 7:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

Fresh off the truck, eh? Thanks for the data point. Mine arrive today. Will let them rest a bit. Look forward to it. How long do you plan on resting them? I am a rester of wines, in general. Probably wait a couple months on these. Though I tend to pound through my Ultramarine wines fairly quickly.
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Somm 3
Replies: 63
Views: 3151

Re: Somm 3

Just watched, its OK but not particularly a fan of those big three they are all fine as individuals but that tasting was way to contrived for me. I mean drinking wines that got you excited 40-50 years ago means that they are probably fading by now, of course they do their best to promote them but i...
by Dennis Atick
December 5th, 2018, 4:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: TN: 2014 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

Fresh off the truck, eh?
Thanks for the data point. Mine arrive today.
Will let them rest a bit. Look forward to it.
by Dennis Atick
December 4th, 2018, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 504
Views: 22213

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Troy Stark wrote:
December 4th, 2018, 11:05 am
Yao C wrote:
November 8th, 2018, 1:32 pm
you can just call Terry (who does shipping) and figure it out with her
Mind. Blown.

Always thought Terry was a guy. Have never spoken on the phone (obviously).
Oh, shit. Me too. LOL !
by Dennis Atick
December 3rd, 2018, 5:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How Long Lived Are Top Brunellos From Outstanding Vintages?
Replies: 42
Views: 1524

Re: How Long Lived Are Top Brunellos From Outstanding Vintages?

I will admit that Brunello is one of my wine blind spots, and I have no dog in the fight, but this fairly recent thread made some points against
https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/v ... s#p2587345
by Dennis Atick
December 3rd, 2018, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: TN: 2001 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard

Mike-
Having drank this last night! (with steak!), your note speaks right to me.
We are in total agreement. Such a great wine.
Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
December 3rd, 2018, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard
Replies: 2
Views: 137

TN: 2001 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard

Popped my last bottle of this beauty last night to celebrate my vintage 2001 son's bday. Drank along with some HolyGrail Steak American wagyu ribeyes that were right tasty. The wine continues to shine. Really a triumph of California Syrah. The highest heights. And it's not yet ready to go quietly in...
by Dennis Atick
December 3rd, 2018, 6:52 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 15802
Views: 368945

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Tried some Beared Iris finally this weekend. They are now in the ATL market. I will give them props, some of the better hazy IPAs I've had not directly from the source (distributed out in cans to regional markets).
Tunnel Vision is excellent. Glad I can get them fairly regularly now.
by Dennis Atick
December 2nd, 2018, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hey Joe - Where'd you go with that fruit in your hand? Part II.
Replies: 10
Views: 788

Re: Hey Joe - Where'd you go with that fruit in your hand? Part II.

Nice note, Merrill. The '01 Sleepy Hollow and '01 Pisoni are benchmark wines for me. I've been fortunate to have had both numerous times over the years and I really don't think California gets much better. Joe does really great work here. Oh, and I meet steal your thread title if I post a note as I ...
by Dennis Atick
November 28th, 2018, 1:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin

Thanks for the note! I would say it was helpful if I had some, but I don't, 'cause Rousseau is too damn expensive.
Lovely wines, though, for sure.
by Dennis Atick
November 28th, 2018, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin

Looks like.
by Dennis Atick
November 27th, 2018, 9:06 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Flights to Paris....am I missing something?
Replies: 24
Views: 813

Re: Flights to Paris....am I missing something?

Been watching for months now to get any action on Delta direct from ATL to Rome/Florence for June/July. Can't get it under $2,000 or ~150,000 points per.
Sucks.
Considering just going up to nyc and leaving from JFK.
by Dennis Atick
November 26th, 2018, 3:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: TN: 2015 Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee

Nice. I picked up a few of these up recently.
Thanks for the check-in, Michael!
by Dennis Atick
November 25th, 2018, 8:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut

Thanks Dennis. A number of us were lukewarm on this bottling last summer — so dry in style I thought it could have used more time on the lees before disgorgement — but maybe should have given it some more air. I didn’t find it a value at its price point based on the one experience. Can totally see ...
by Dennis Atick
November 24th, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut

Robert Panzer wrote:
November 24th, 2018, 11:39 am
'15 base offer on deck....also Robarts '12....
[drinkers.gif] This stuff is smoking on night two.
by Dennis Atick
November 24th, 2018, 8:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Old Vine Evangelho Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: TN: 2015 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Old Vine Evangelho Vineyard

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
November 24th, 2018, 8:31 am
Honestly Dennis, despite the fun, I would wait.
Waiting is not Something I am good about with D&R wines. For sure.
Thanks for the heads up.
by Dennis Atick
November 24th, 2018, 7:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Old Vine Evangelho Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: TN: 2015 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvedre Old Vine Evangelho Vineyard

Nice! I almost opened this on Turkey day. Opened the '14 D&R Chardonnay first and never got to this one. Look forward to it soon enough. Thanks for the check in.
by Dennis Atick
November 24th, 2018, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
Replies: 6
Views: 272

TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut

Suenen is becoming a fave for me in this price range. champagne.gif NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru C + C Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut - France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru (11/23/2018) 2014 Base: 2017 Disgorgement Appealing cooked butterscotch/caramel nose. At first, broad and almost cream...
by Dennis Atick
November 21st, 2018, 5:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
November 21st, 2018, 2:39 pm


I have got to go to Bern's Dennis.
Dude! YES.
by Dennis Atick
November 21st, 2018, 4:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: TN: 1962 Domaine Jaboulet-Vercherre Corton-Languettes

Nice, Jeremy!
We had the '61 at Bern's last spring and it was humming! Wine of the weekend with some stiff competition.
by Dennis Atick
November 20th, 2018, 3:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes
Replies: 7
Views: 194

Re: 1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes

Bryan Carr wrote:
November 20th, 2018, 12:43 pm
Damn, I've got a '14 Dampt Fourneaux in the cellar and you're making me nervous!
Dampt doesn't have a great track record. Don't wait too long [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
November 20th, 2018, 3:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes
Replies: 7
Views: 194

Re: 1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes

I’ve been enjoying Pouilly-Fuissé as alternatives to pricier white burgs and have had some real winners (eg Ferret). But your ‘batting average’ is really sad. I'm continuing to look in that direction. That’s pretty sad to have an oxidized 2014, but I suppose it’s getting to be that time. The younge...
by Dennis Atick
November 19th, 2018, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1096
Views: 54115

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Practical question - how does shipment work? I've only jumped on the Envoyer train recently. On my account it shows a couple of bottles available, and the rest still pending (confirmed orders). Does Envoyer propose shipping when it gets to a case? is it on you to schedule? More of the latter in my ...
by Dennis Atick
November 19th, 2018, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes
Replies: 7
Views: 194

1 for 3: A Nice 2010 Daniel & Julien Barraud Pouilly-Fuissé En Buland Vieilles Vignes

I hit .333 with white Burgundy yesterday. Damn good batting average if I was an MLB catcher, not-so-great for $50 bottles of wine that I fed to my sink last night. I dumped a horribly oxidized 2014! Daniel Dampt Vaillons and then the first bottle of this Barraud. The second bottle of Barraud was kil...
by Dennis Atick
November 18th, 2018, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: ESJ & Rieslings
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: ESJ & Rieslings

Nice, Paul. Those Schneider wines sure are exciting. I've tried a couple, mostly '15 and '16 and all winners. Nice ESJ too. I haven't had a Wylie Fenaughty in years, but fond memories. Wish I had more.
Cheers!
by Dennis Atick
November 14th, 2018, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 2:10 pm
Thanks for the note. I’m still working on some 2001 of this, which has matured a little quicker, into a delicious Burgundy experience. The ‘99 still has time by the way.
Agree on '99. '01 is one I have not had. Piling on, the '96 was great last year.
by Dennis Atick
November 14th, 2018, 2:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Truffle sale and pasta and white truffle recipe help?
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: Truffle sale and pasta and white truffle recipe help?

Is Sabatino legit? Just got an email for 50% off white truffles. Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
November 14th, 2018, 1:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot

William Segui wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 1:50 pm
great & timely note - thank you. looks like I'll be deeply burying the 14's I picked up from K&L recently.
Oh gosh yeah. See those guys in 2035 ! For my retirement party [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
November 14th, 2018, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot

Howard, I could go either way. It's very good now, but in a still-primary-way, despite it approaching 17. I would not rush into one. I ended up with a 6er and started dipping in each of the last three years just to check in. I think the best days are still ahead. Pretty sure you are looking for what...
by Dennis Atick
November 14th, 2018, 3:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent “Should’ve bought a case” wines?
Replies: 48
Views: 2562

Re: Recent “Should’ve bought a case” wines?

Every red wine made by Steve Edmunds. I finally figured that out, and routinely now buy a case of almost all of them. [winner.gif] Steve Edmunds was the first thing came to mind. Wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger.., Been collecting his wines the last couple years, great now but c...
by Dennis Atick
November 13th, 2018, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot

Kent Comley wrote:
November 13th, 2018, 12:58 pm
Thanks Dennis sounds great. The Couchereaux from 2002 is also outstanding.
For sure, Kent! I cut my teeth when I first caught the Burgundy bug on Ursules, Couchereaux, Greves, Theurons...much pleasure for the dollar in those Jadot Beaune 1ers!
Cheers!
by Dennis Atick
November 13th, 2018, 6:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tariffs on wine
Replies: 18
Views: 522

Re: Tariffs on wine

Markus S wrote:
November 13th, 2018, 6:11 am
I hope this is not "political", but it does deal with wine. French wine in fact. See the latest tweet. I think the current EU tariff is about 10 eurocents, right?
Good luck with this one. [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
November 13th, 2018, 5:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent “Should’ve bought a case” wines?
Replies: 48
Views: 2562

Re: Recent “Should’ve bought a case” wines?

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
November 12th, 2018, 6:10 am
Every red wine made by Steve Edmunds.

I finally figured that out, and routinely now buy a case of almost all of them.
[winner.gif]

Steve Edmunds was the first thing came to mind. Wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger..,
by Dennis Atick
November 13th, 2018, 4:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine at Flatiron
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Ultramarine at Flatiron

That's like double the best price I got, but yeah neener
by Dennis Atick
November 12th, 2018, 10:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This is interesting: Suckling puts his favorite 100 point wines in order of preference.
Replies: 63
Views: 2880

Re: This is interesting: Suckling puts his favorite 100 point wines in order of preference.

Neal.Mollen wrote:
November 12th, 2018, 6:52 am
Suckling called the 2015 Canon the "wine of a lifetime." I have 2 bottles. Kinda makes me feel dirty.
Don't drink them anytime soon.

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