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by Dennis Atick
March 29th, 2020, 4:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Jean Foillard Morgon Côte du Py (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Morgon)
Replies: 11
Views: 785

Re: TN: 2016 Jean Foillard Morgon Côte du Py (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Morgon)

Dale - nice note! Glad to hear another positive experience. Such a good wine. Might be time for me to open another one soon, though I am trying to let some age for a bit. We will see. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
March 28th, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: What are doing to support restaurants during Covid19?
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: What are doing to support restaurants during Covid19?

It is a really sad time for restaurants. Many in ATL transitioned to take out, but several have already given up on that. I have contributed to several GoFundMe pages to help restaurant workers and I have purchased gift cards for future use. I have not done takeout as I don't understand how people ...
by Dennis Atick
March 28th, 2020, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: March Wine Consumption
Replies: 16
Views: 598

Re: March Wine Consumption

It's a slow month for us in terms of consumption because we're not entertaining. In normal months, we'll have people over on average once a week. Also, with the gyms closed, it's impossible for me to get the volume of exercise I'm used to, so I've been trying to keep alcohol to a weekend-only thing...
by Dennis Atick
March 28th, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: What are doing to support restaurants during Covid19?
Replies: 8
Views: 143

Re: What are doing to support restaurants during Covid19?

It is a really sad time for restaurants. Many in ATL transitioned to take out, but several have already given up on that. I have contributed to several GoFundMe pages to help restaurant workers and I have purchased gift cards for future use. I have not done takeout as I don't understand how people f...
by Dennis Atick
March 27th, 2020, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: TN: 2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

Great note, Dennis. Jamie makes fantastic chardonnay, and at a great value for the dollar. Even though one might say "but just for fans of the style," I think even your mainstream California chardonnay drinker is likely to appreciate Kutch chardonnays, and maybe even to love them. As a broader stat...
by Dennis Atick
March 27th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 2
Views: 119

TN: 2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

Snoozed on the fact that there is the virtual tasting tonight and ripped into this one last night. May still try to see you Kutch-heads online tonight. [cheers.gif] 2015 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (3/27/2020) A bit more open than my bottle 18 months ...
by Dennis Atick
March 27th, 2020, 4:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2003 Bouchard Corton
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: 2003 Bouchard Corton

Nice to see a check-in from Klafter. Stay well, buddy!
by Dennis Atick
March 26th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET
Replies: 106
Views: 2341

Re: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET

Doh, forgot about this. I should have waited 24 hours.

by Dennis Atick
March 26th, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH April Burgundy catalogue
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: HDH April Burgundy catalogue

I will take the over on those estimates
by Dennis Atick
March 26th, 2020, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH April Burgundy catalogue
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: HDH April Burgundy catalogue

What's the estimate on 96 Truchot Charmes mag? 5k?
For a wine that was prob $100 around 15 years ago.
by Dennis Atick
March 26th, 2020, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: new cellar from cellarraiders
Replies: 4
Views: 847

Re: new cellar from cellarraiders

Tease
by Dennis Atick
March 25th, 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvèdre Shake Ridge Ranch
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: TN: 2012 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvèdre Shake Ridge Ranch

Nice note, Brad! I wish I still had some of the older D&R wines. I drank them too soon and never really gave them time to develop. You have more?
by Dennis Atick
March 25th, 2020, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Nals-Margreid Pinot Bianco Alto Adige - Südtirol Sirmian
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: TN: 2018 Nals-Margreid Pinot Bianco Alto Adige - Südtirol Sirmian

Thanks, Sean. Excellent notes. I am a new convert to Alto Adige whites (and Italian whites, in general). This sounds right up my alley. Always thankful for new wines to lookout for
by Dennis Atick
March 24th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Dennis Atick - A+ Seller
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: Dennis Atick - A+ Seller

I also give him an A+
by Dennis Atick
March 24th, 2020, 5:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12916
Views: 629063

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A few random things

2004 Daniel-Etienne Defaix Chablis Les Lys
2017 Ugo Lequio Langhe
2017 Podere ai Valloni Sass Russ
by Dennis Atick
March 22nd, 2020, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo

Looks great....we had an Elio Grasso Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 last night. These wines can offer great value and Nebbiolo charm. Will scoop up a Mascarello next time I see one. Thanks Dennis. Right on, Kris. Langhe Nebbiolos have become a go-to for me for value, earlier drinking, reliability and charm. ...
by Dennis Atick
March 22nd, 2020, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo

Matthew King wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 9:27 am
Evocative note, Dennis. I can almost taste it.

Love that color.
[cheers.gif] Thanks! Good wine. Be well!
by Dennis Atick
March 22nd, 2020, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo
Replies: 5
Views: 294

TN: 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo

Isolation drinking continues. Have a few of these, so thought I'd take an early look. 2017 Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello Langhe Nebbiolo - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC (3/22/2020) Very light, translucent red right now. Fragrant, with violet and red fruit and wild herb. Palate is light bodies, ...
by Dennis Atick
March 22nd, 2020, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Immich-Batterieberg: Enkircher Batterieberg Riesling (Mosel, Germany).
Replies: 12
Views: 332

Re: 2014 Immich-Batterieberg: Enkircher Batterieberg Riesling (Mosel, Germany).

Very nice, Nicos! This sounds quite tasty.
I went through a phase several years back of drinking I-B wines a bit when a friend in town carried them in his shop. Many good experiences, and they were always spring wines to me, I think of them this time of year for whatever reason. Well done. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
March 19th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2406
Views: 147179

Re: New York City Restaurants

https://twitter.com/KhushAndOJ/status/1240329504276590594 The BLT Group did too, saying they wanted to make sure their employees could get unemployment before the tidal wave of requests hit. Maybe that was USHG's rationale too. This is going to be bad, very bad. My heart goes out to all the hard-wo...
by Dennis Atick
March 18th, 2020, 6:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shelter In Place Night Two, Pizza and Idlewild
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Shelter In Place Night Two, Pizza and Idlewild

Crazy times, indeed Tom. This looks like a good way to deal with sheltering in. I need to try this Idlewood Flora & Fauna and pizza pairing thing. All sounds great. And the pizza looks right tasty!
Be well!
by Dennis Atick
March 17th, 2020, 5:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1306
Views: 76084

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Envoyer warehouse on lockdown until March 31. Orders still coming via email.
by Dennis Atick
March 17th, 2020, 8:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée
Replies: 9
Views: 511

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée

Jürgen Steinke wrote:
March 17th, 2020, 7:50 am
But maybe 2010 has a bit more fruit and a hint less structure so the wines will be friendlier in their youth.
That's what I have thought was the prevailing thoughts on 10. But I have few '10s so I can't really say.
by Dennis Atick
March 17th, 2020, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée
Replies: 9
Views: 511

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée

The 05 is still very young from 0,75l. My bottle from December. Actually more open than I expected, but years still to go. Such a vintage. Nice note on the '10 David. Thanks. 2005 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Nuits St. Georges - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges (12/8/201...
by Dennis Atick
March 17th, 2020, 5:59 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2406
Views: 147179

Re: New York City Restaurants

This is not specific to NYC restaurants, but in light of Nathan's serious post above, it resonates.

I love this guy:

by Dennis Atick
March 16th, 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Treehouse
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: WTB: Treehouse

We are all going to be waiting a while for fresh Treehouse. Suspended canning indefinitely as of today.
by Dennis Atick
March 15th, 2020, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)

Nice note Dennis. Yeah, this is a super bottle of wine and the price is right. Confirms my belief that Italian white wine has so much to offer in virtually every region. Tom Right on, Tom. We talked Tuesday night that several of us are all about Italian whites right now. Took me a long time to get ...
by Dennis Atick
March 15th, 2020, 10:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)

Nice note Dennis. Yeah, this is a super bottle of wine and the price is right. Confirms my belief that Italian white wine has so much to offer in virtually every region. Tom Right on, Tom. We talked Tuesday night that several of us are all about Italian whites right now. Took me a long time to get ...
by Dennis Atick
March 15th, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)
Replies: 5
Views: 249

TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)

Trying to distract myself by drinking through some wines. At home. 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco - Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane (3/15/2020) Man, this stuff is just terrific. Volcanic Chardonny grown at 1000m. It reads Chardonnay on the nose, actually white burg-like. Balanced and ...
by Dennis Atick
March 14th, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7316

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

France locking down

by Dennis Atick
March 14th, 2020, 10:18 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7316

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

I posted this in the other thread:

Time to really think about your behavior. Sobering.

by Dennis Atick
March 13th, 2020, 6:37 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7316

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Just reflecting on the fact that I started this thread two weeks ago and how much has changed in that time.
by Dennis Atick
March 13th, 2020, 6:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 325
Views: 24740

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

YLee wrote:
March 13th, 2020, 6:45 am
Got it on about 12 of my amex cards. 30 off 100.
You have 12 Amex cards? champagne.gif
by Dennis Atick
March 13th, 2020, 2:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 325
Views: 24740

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

Can still do some nice damage on wine.com with the $50 off $150 and the Amex offer and the Rakuten 5%.
$150 becomes $70 pretty quickly
by Dennis Atick
March 12th, 2020, 6:44 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7316

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Did you catch the Jet Blue story this morning? Who would want to fly anywhere now. I missed it. What was the story? Totally agree with Michael. Unless traveling is related to critical work or some type of emergency, I'd not be flying anywhere for a while. https://nypost.com/2020/03/12/coronavirus-i...
by Dennis Atick
March 11th, 2020, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 540

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Barbaresco, '86 Bertani Valpolicel

Mike Grammer wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 11:43 am
Yum notes, Dennis. Haven't had a Valentini as yet (at least I don't remember having had one), and only the Pecorino from Pepe (which made my WOTY list last year).

Kwa Heri

Mike
Thanks, Mike! Next time you are in town: Velentini!
by Dennis Atick
March 11th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 540

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Barbaresco, '86 Bertani Valpolicel

I hear you Dennis, getting priced out of Pepe and Valentini wines. Been a year since we tasted through a selection of their wines. Fingers crossed it will get repeated in some way. https://wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=159971&hilit=pepe Nice tasting, Tom. Helpful thoughts here. I mis...
by Dennis Atick
March 11th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 540

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Barbaresco, '86 Bertani Valpolicel

2007 Azienda Agricola Valentini Trebbiano d'Abruzzo [/url] - Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo Has a nose that speaks of white Burgundy, but with air, an oxidative, wild-herbal note comes on. Initially, it feels pretty tight, but there is clearly a lot of life packed in. You get a slightly waxy, ...
by Dennis Atick
March 11th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 540

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Barbaresco, '86 Bertani Valpolicel

Sounds like an awesome night Dennis. The Valentini and Pepe wines are showstoppers for sure and age effortlessly. tom Thanks, Tom. I am a fairly recent convert to Trebbiano. Wish I could afford Valentini with more regularly and Pepe is creeping up into the same range. Great wines. Great stuff Denni...
by Dennis Atick
March 11th, 2020, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)
Replies: 14
Views: 540

TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol IV: Italians ('07 Valentini, '15 Emidio Pepe, '04 Giacosa Rabaja, '86 Bertani Valpolicella)

Got together with some of the usual suspects last night to check out the new Lyla Lila in midtown and drink some decent wines. We have been a luck few the past few years as our nights are always marked by all wines showing well. Been a good run. Per usual, I tried to jot down some thoughts as we din...
by Dennis Atick
March 10th, 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Shipping Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 994

Re: Shipping Questions

I heard that if you open an account with Fedex and show up with printed label on your box all ready to go they tend not to ask any questions. Pack it really well. Like better than any wine retailer or winery you buy from. I know of a guy that has shipped a helluva lot of wine and beer to Berserkers ...
by Dennis Atick
March 10th, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 325
Views: 24740

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

Just FYI: I did not get cash back on Rakuten as advertised when I use the 300/100 wine.com coupons. I followed the link from Rakuten to Wine.com, made the purchase, Rakuten shows $10 in my account for a day or so, and then I get message that says wine.com did not provide cash back. I didnt get my 5...
by Dennis Atick
March 10th, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 325
Views: 24740

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

Just FYI:
I did not get cash back on Rakuten as advertised when I use the 300/100 wine.com coupons. I followed the link from Rakuten to Wine.com, made the purchase, Rakuten shows $10 in my account for a day or so, and then I get message that says wine.com did not provide cash back.
by Dennis Atick
March 9th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7316

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Well, all of Italy is now certainly a no-go for a while.

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