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by Dennis Atick
October 13th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10826
Views: 392642

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

We had a comprehensive Dirty & Rowdy tasting in ATL today, with Mike Grammer in town. Hoping Mike will post some notes. A good time. Sparkling: 2014 Pinot Blanc Traditional Method White: 2014 "Familiar" Blanc 2013 Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard 2014 Semillon Red: 2013 Familiar Mourvedre 2015 Fami...
by Dennis Atick
October 11th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1073
Views: 59198

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

G. Greenbaum wrote:
October 11th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
October 11th, 2019, 1:58 pm
It was said upthread but the recent Burgundy cellars are now so far out of reach for normal people like me. I can fondly remember the good ol days.
And Drink Rully and Monthelie for a few more years. [cheers.gif]
Who got the Prudhon En Remilly? I responded in 25 min and missed it!
Not me!
by Dennis Atick
October 11th, 2019, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1073
Views: 59198

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

It was said upthread but the recent Burgundy cellars are now so far out of reach for normal people like me. I can fondly remember the good ol days.
And Drink Rully and Monthelie for a few more years. [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
October 11th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Passopisciaro Etna Passorosso (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: TN: 2014 Passopisciaro Etna Passorosso (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)

I like the Passopisciaro wines. The biancos are good but I think are all Chardonnay which seems like a lost opportunity (Carricante). -Al This is true, and has always been a bit peculiar to me. Is the heat a product of the vintage or is it now the house style? I drank some 06-08 passopisciaros back...
by Dennis Atick
October 11th, 2019, 8:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Passopisciaro Etna Passorosso (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)
Replies: 4
Views: 257

TN: 2014 Passopisciaro Etna Passorosso (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)

I wanted to like this more, but I find that I am liking Passopisciaro whites more than the reds. fwiw. 2014 Passopisciaro Etna Passorosso - Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC (10/11/2019) This wine shows its 15% alcohol more than I would ideally like as there is a lot of excellent material here, it's just too ...
by Dennis Atick
October 10th, 2019, 1:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1073
Views: 59198

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Speaking of nosebleeds...
by Dennis Atick
October 10th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update Oct. 10
Replies: 39
Views: 3651

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update Oct. 8

Hello again- Specific update with cans left from yesterday's run that are now up for sale: Same deals as outlined above.

That took all of 20 minutes...thanks all
by Dennis Atick
October 9th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Italy (Rome/Florence/Venice) - June 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: Italy (Rome/Florence/Venice) - June 2020

+1, bigly on Mike's recommendations of Da Francesco.
Antico Forno Rosciloi, too, but Roscioli Salumeria was one of the best dinners on our trip.
And Sant Eustachio is a fun stop for espresso. Right near Pantheon. Good afternoon hang to people watch and have a shot or two.
by Dennis Atick
October 9th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ForSale: A Few Cases of Assorted Wines (Burgs, Piedmont, Champagne, etc)
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

Re: ForSale: A Few Cases of Assorted Wines (Burgs, Piedmont, Champagne, etc)

Dennis, I just received my shipment. Bottles in great shape. All is well with the world. Thank you for making it easy. If anyone else needs any of the wines Dennis has for sale, I highly recommend you contact him. Smooth process. Pristine bottles. Fair prices. champagne.gif Thank you, Michael. Than...
by Dennis Atick
October 9th, 2019, 6:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 53
Views: 2754

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

My cost to point ratio is off on this one. $185 CA Cab needs to be at least 92.5963 points by someone somewhere before I buy.
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2019, 5:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

ClarkstonMark wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 4:24 pm

Good gawd is right, limits have been at 20+ cases. And TH keeps expanding .... what a machine
Here's to hoping quality maintains. They've Come a long way from 4 can allocation nights at the old barn. lol
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)

Jürgen Steinke wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Hi Dennis, I know Ziereisen wines well but was not aware that they have already a market in the US. And you are right. They are very good.
[cheers.gif]
Zachary Ross wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Ziereisen Grauburgunder Jaspis Alte Reben is sick!
This here is what I need to try.
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1073
Views: 59198

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Asked for a couple produtorri mags. nice price. Consistently excellent juice
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update Oct. 10
Replies: 39
Views: 3651

Re: For Sale: Treehouse Brewing Company - Update Oct. 8

Bump for freshies today. Will have some later today, not sure on quantities at the moment.
$36/4 pack. As always. Buyer pays shipping.

Done for today. Thanks again, boys!
by Dennis Atick
October 8th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

They are killing it lately!

by Dennis Atick
October 7th, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

We are at treehouse it rocks! Top five breweries that I’ve been to. Can’t bring home more than about 12 beersDBAD53AF-5370-488B-9A4B-C8E37364EAF0.jpeg Julius and Green are flagship. At the end of the day, despite all their limited releases, Green is prob their best all-around beer. So good. Looks l...
by Dennis Atick
October 7th, 2019, 5:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)

Ziereisen is located a few miles away from my home. Is this wine available in US or did you drink it while in Germany? Hi Jurgen- Cool deal. Go check them out! I bought my bottles in the states through Fass Selections, a US-based importer. Very nice wine. Glad to have a couple more to follow, and I...
by Dennis Atick
October 6th, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)
Replies: 7
Views: 350

TN: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad (Germany, Baden)

Really good stuff: 2015 Ziereisen Syrah Gestad - Germany, Baden (10/6/2019) Such an engaging young Syrah from Baden in sw Germany. Black pepper, olive, meaty notes on the nose. Crozes ringer. Palate is so lithe and lightweight, yet impactful. Clean, precise and pure. Very nice. Has some upside. Perf...
by Dennis Atick
October 5th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 9
Views: 593

Re: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

To be fair one of the few top tier burgs that really hasn't had awful inflation! Its three figures fairly regularly now, no? Have seen some recent vintages through garagiste for well under 100...also looks like its well under that in London for 17s. Anyway with burgundy inflation up 70% in 10 years...
by Dennis Atick
October 5th, 2019, 1:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 9
Views: 593

Re: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Doug, That is a great note. Really makes me want to try another soon. I have a couple left from a pack I bought on release...for around $60! Wish I had that chance again. Cheers. To be fair one of the few top tier burgs that really hasn't had awful inflation! Its three figures fairly regularly now,...
by Dennis Atick
October 5th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

We are at treehouse it rocks! Top five breweries that I’ve been to. Can’t bring home more than about 12 beersDBAD53AF-5370-488B-9A4B-C8E37364EAF0.jpeg Julius and Green are flagship. At the end of the day, despite all their limited releases, Green is prob their best all-around beer. So good. Looks l...
by Dennis Atick
October 5th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 9
Views: 593

Re: TN: 2006 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Doug,
That is a great note. Really makes me want to try another soon. I have a couple left from a pack I bought on release...for around $60! Wish I had that chance again. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
October 3rd, 2019, 1:05 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

Buy. A lot. Best in class if you like IPAs and DIPAs. The releases are nuts now that they have stepped up production. 20+ beers each day. Look for silent releases if you are there early. Check this twitter feed for silents and estimates on lines: https://twitter.com/tree_brew Getting there early on ...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2019, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)

Btw, a note on the Noble Wine Petit Manseng - the vineyard is technically in North Carolina, within a mile or so of the GA-NC border, in an AVA (Upper Hiawassee Highlands) which spans the two... and the winemaker is based in Georgia and produced the wine in Georgia. For Atlanta peeps, I first tried...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 390
Views: 18303

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

Jeez, how did we ever end up in this situation?
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)

Great lineup and great notes. It's been several years since I've had a Kalin chardonnay. They're a fun experience, though my recollection is they are pretty rich and off-dry, almost more like a dessert style wine, so not something for every occasion. But fun. I think maybe I liked their aged semill...
by Dennis Atick
October 2nd, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)
Replies: 7
Views: 496

TN: A Good Tuesday, Vol III: The MixTape (Billecart, Rayas, ESJ (x2), Kalin, Shafer-Frolich GG, Noble Wine)

Got together with some of the usual suspects last night for an eclectic mix of bottles. No theme, we all just showed up with bottles. Still 95 degrees here everyday, perhaps that influenced the number of whites that showed up. Several blind wines, always fun. A good night, some excellent bottles. Th...
by Dennis Atick
September 30th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10826
Views: 392642

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Nice surprise last night: 2012 Pierre Morey (Morey Blanc) Saint-Romain. Fresh, good cut and slate-y. Not sure when I grabbed a couple bottles, but glad I did.
by Dennis Atick
September 30th, 2019, 6:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Christoffel Erdener Treppchen Spatlese
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: 2001 Christoffel Erdener Treppchen Spatlese

I am loving 2001s recently. This sounds awesome Patrick. Thanks for the notes.
by Dennis Atick
September 29th, 2019, 1:19 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ForSale: A Few Cases of Assorted Wines (Burgs, Piedmont, Champagne, etc)
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

Re: ForSale: A Few Cases of Assorted Wines (Burgs, Piedmont, Champagne, etc)

Michael O'Brien wrote:
September 28th, 2019, 9:12 am
I bought some really good wines from Dennis to fill some holes in my cellar. Prices were great. Thanks Dennis.
Thank you, Michael! [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
September 28th, 2019, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Arcadian Pence Ranch Pinot Noir
Replies: 7
Views: 527

Re: TN: 2012 Arcadian Pence Ranch Pinot Noir

Did you give it air, Jud? Maybe needs time? Or your bottle is a little wonky. From Arcadian website: 2012 Pence Ranch- Pinot Noir Ruby red. An exotic perfume evokes dark cherry fruits, Asian spices, floral and cola. Slightly opaque showing sediment. Rich and round in mouthfeel. Sweet fruit and focus...
by Dennis Atick
September 25th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard
Replies: 10
Views: 707

Re: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard

Dennis, I have a few left after drinking one on Saturday so I’ll try to remember to bring one at some point. I love the crispness and minerality of Dirty and Rowdy’s Chardonnay, some of which is from the producer but a lot seems to be Alder Springs terroir. We need to do a big D&R tasting at some p...
by Dennis Atick
September 25th, 2019, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard
Replies: 10
Views: 707

Re: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard

I just realized I don't have any 14s. Not sure how that happened. I need to drink some of yours, Brad [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
September 24th, 2019, 2:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard
Replies: 10
Views: 707

Re: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy Chardonnay Alder Springs Vineyard

An underrated wine in the D&R stable. Their Chardonnays don't get a lot of noise here, the '13 is also killer.
Nice note
Hardy would improve of this co-branding.

RIP Robert Hunter. One of the greats.
by Dennis Atick
September 23rd, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux

Thomas Pico is an excellent producer. I recently had my first Pattes Loup with some age, a 2008 Montmains, and it was in a great spot. This is what I have not done: re: age. All of my Pico wines have been young (5 years or less). Need to try some with age. Good to know the '08 was still showing wel...
by Dennis Atick
September 23rd, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux

+1 on Chablis 1er Cru generally though prices are edging up (understatement) in Ontario. 2014 is terrific vintage. And props for the splash decant, these wines are still tight. It’s sad how often one gets funny looks decanting whites (had an actual argument with a top restaurant in Quebec City abou...
by Dennis Atick
September 23rd, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux
Replies: 4
Views: 237

TN: 2014 Domaine Pattes Loup Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux

My days of spending wacky sums of money on white Burgundy (or any wine really) are mostly over so I have settled into buying wines that are in my wheelhouse and won't break the bank (yet). Thomas Pico is one of those producers. Always puts a smile on my face. Another lovely '14. 2014 Domaine Pattes ...
by Dennis Atick
September 21st, 2019, 4:17 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16295
Views: 422036

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

BRhoades wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Question for Anyone (Bud)- How much do most Monkish cans cost at the brewery? Can't seem to find that info online.
Thanks.
Dennis, most are 20-24 per four pack depending on DDH'ing ABV etc.

Cheers,

Bud
Thanks, Bud [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
September 20th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16295
Views: 422036

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

ClarkstonMark wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:24 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Question for Anyone (Bud)- How much do most Monkish cans cost at the brewery? Can't seem to find that info online.
Thanks.
$5-6 per can generally.
Thanks, Mark.
by Dennis Atick
September 20th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16295
Views: 422036

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Question for Anyone (Bud)- How much do most Monkish cans cost at the brewery? Can't seem to find that info online.
Thanks.
by Dennis Atick
September 17th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let Your Saxums Age!
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: Let Your Saxums Age!

If I was a Jets fan, I too would drink wines pushing 17% abv. [cheers.gif] neener
by Dennis Atick
September 17th, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 760

Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

Fun thread, I wasn't actually looking for answers, just thought the video was cute! And kind of crazy!
by Dennis Atick
September 16th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 760

At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

Just for fun. DFCS did not sign-off on this activity. [cheers.gif]

by Dennis Atick
September 12th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2199

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

Your next Beaujolais epiphanies could be with 20-30 year old bottles. That would take this whole thing to another level. +1 Jason- had the same realization about 5 years ago. And a big +1 to what Doug said above. Oh boy. One love affair at a time, please. Like this! https://www.instagram.com/p/BRKG...
by Dennis Atick
September 12th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2199

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

Doug Schulman wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 9:29 am
Your next Beaujolais epiphanies could be with 20-30 year old bottles. That would take this whole thing to another level.
+1 Jason- had the same realization about 5 years ago. And a big +1 to what Doug said above.

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