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by Dennis Atick
August 8th, 2020, 6:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva

[*] 1970 Château La Gaffelière - France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (8/6/2020) First got stuck on Gaffeliere after an other-worldly '47 at Bern's a few years back. Since then my brother buys up all he can find, and I reap some of the benefits as I'm not really a Bordeaux guy. The '...
by Dennis Atick
August 7th, 2020, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva

Right on, Eric. Thanks. I am a fan, too, my oldest, and of the best I've had was the '64. Bested the '68 in the same night a few years back. Cheers.
by Dennis Atick
August 7th, 2020, 8:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva
Replies: 6
Views: 247

TNs: 1970 Borogno Barolo, 1970 Chateau la Gaffeliere, 2009 Lopez de Heredia Rosado Gran Reserva

There was supposed to be a bigger crowd and bigger and better bottles, but this will have to do. Some sips from the past few days. 2009 R. López de Heredia Rioja Rosado Gran Reserva Viña Tondonia - Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (8/7/2020) Agree with Biskuit. And thanks for sharing. Singualr ...
by Dennis Atick
August 6th, 2020, 3:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12150
Views: 454909

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night, 1970 Borgogno Barolo. Was pretty great for about an hour after a 3 hour decant.
by Dennis Atick
August 5th, 2020, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

I'm running out of things to buy at wine.com I used raise credit to get a gift card, coupled with 50/150 I can get to like 60% off. But nothing is screaming buy, aside from all the stuff I've already loaded up on. Their inventory feels a bit pedestrian at times, and their regular prices are just no...
by Dennis Atick
August 5th, 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

I'm running out of things to buy at wine.com I used raise credit to get a gift card, coupled with 50/150 I can get to like 60% off. But nothing is screaming buy, aside from all the stuff I've already loaded up on. Their inventory feels a bit pedestrian at times, and their regular prices are just not...
by Dennis Atick
August 4th, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Pieropan Soave Classico (Italy, Veneto, Soave Classico)
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: TN: 2018 Pieropan Soave Classico (Italy, Veneto, Soave Classico)

Right there with you. I have not tried an 18 yet, though I have a couple. I've been pounding the 15 Calvarino thanks to WineBid coupons. Thanks for the early check in on this one. Sounds great.
by Dennis Atick
August 3rd, 2020, 3:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 120
Views: 6029

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

M. Meer wrote:
August 2nd, 2020, 10:06 pm
No problems here tonight with late bidding, except a slightly lighter wallet [whistle.gif]
Same here. My only problem with Wine Bid is I keeping buying wine I don't really need!
by Dennis Atick
August 2nd, 2020, 3:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Champagne Suenen Champagne Grand Cru Oiry Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
Replies: 4
Views: 312

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

Thanks for a great note, Keith. I really dig Suenen, and I don't drink nearly enough, which I realize every time I see a post like this. You are going to make me spend money this Sunday morning champagne.gif
by Dennis Atick
July 31st, 2020, 6:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1458
Views: 82679

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

Gotcha. Thanks Mike!
by Dennis Atick
July 31st, 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1458
Views: 82679

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

I mix white corn meal with any 00 I have around, maybe a 50/50 mix. Its wet, so I use a lot. I get great texture with this technique. I too don't fully understand the dynamics, I just find what works for me. 800 gr Flour 565 ml cold water 2 grams fresh yeast 6 grams olive oil 23 grams pink sea salt...
by Dennis Atick
July 31st, 2020, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 120
Views: 6029

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

BTW Dennis - if things ever get back to normal and you make it up to the NYC/Jersey City area I'd be happy to open any of these bottles which I have remaining. Or if I get down to Atlanta but I think the last time I did that was about 15+ years ago and back then I didn't have dogs who needed lookin...
by Dennis Atick
July 31st, 2020, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 La Porte Saint Jean Vin de France La Perlée (France, Vin de France)
Replies: 0
Views: 57

TN: 2015 La Porte Saint Jean Vin de France La Perlée (France, Vin de France)

If Sylvain Dittiere's wines were easier to find, I'd buy and drink them more often. He has a nice touch. Really dig has Cab Franc. First time on his Chenin for me. Good wine, but I hear he did better in '17 and '18 with Chenin. 2015 La Porte Saint Jean Vin de France La Perlée - France, Vin de France...
by Dennis Atick
July 31st, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

Any new 50/150 codes?
by Dennis Atick
July 30th, 2020, 2:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 120
Views: 6029

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

I was outbid on the older Pisoni and heroically refrained from getting into a bidding war. Still a bunch active this week. See if I fare better this Sunday. BTW Dennis - if things ever get back to normal and you make it up to the NYC/Jersey City area I'd be happy to open any of these bottles which ...
by Dennis Atick
July 29th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14032
Views: 682279

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2016 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano X3
2012 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Vignolo x2
2017 Domaine de La Pepiere Clisson X3
2015 La Porte Saint Jean Vin de France La Perlée X2
2019 Dirty and Rowdy WEAR A MASK X3
by Dennis Atick
July 28th, 2020, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Special Release
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Special Release

Hardy, is that where that barrel of Zin I tasted went? There is a small amount of Zin in the blend- but we held most out and bottled it yesterday. :) Still holding out hope for the straight Zin and Barbera bottlings... Here you go! Bottled yesterday. 70 cases of Zin and 90 cases of Barbera. The Zin...
by Dennis Atick
July 28th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

Vince L. wrote:
July 28th, 2020, 10:31 am
Dennis Atick wrote:
July 28th, 2020, 9:42 am
No coupons necessary, the closeout list from Wine House LA has some nice offerings.
Is there a URL to sort by closeout. I found it once but have since lost/forgotten what this is.
Type closeout in the search bar. The Cavallotto didn't last long.
by Dennis Atick
July 28th, 2020, 9:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

No coupons necessary, the closeout list from Wine House LA has some nice offerings.
by Dennis Atick
July 28th, 2020, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Special Release
Replies: 12
Views: 687

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Special Release

Awesome. Per usual. Some people just get it. Gotta love D&R.
by Dennis Atick
July 27th, 2020, 5:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 120
Views: 6029

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

We were all chasing the same wines. lol I fell asleep on the couch at 9:30 and missed sparring with Brian over the Wylie Fenaughtys and Jay on all those Arcadian. Really wanted some of the older Pisoni One way to save money: fall asleep before the fury of the closing auction. I was outbid on the ol...
by Dennis Atick
July 27th, 2020, 5:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 120
Views: 6029

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

We were all chasing the same wines. lol
I fell asleep on the couch at 9:30 and missed sparring with Brian over the Wylie Fenaughtys and Jay on all those Acrcadian. Really wanted some of the older Pisoni
One way to save money: fall asleep before the fury of the closing auction.
by Dennis Atick
July 27th, 2020, 4:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14032
Views: 682279

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Jay Miller wrote:
July 27th, 2020, 4:49 am
2001 Arcadian Gary's Pinot
2005 Arcadian Hommage a Max Syrah
2005 Arcadian Pisoni Pinot
2000 Arcadian Robert O'Fleming Gary's Syrah
2005 Arcadian Sleepy Hollow Pinot
2005 Aracdian Sleepy Hollow Syrah
2001 Edmunds St. John Wylie Fenaughty Syrah
I see what you did there. [cheers.gif]
by Dennis Atick
July 24th, 2020, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: TN: 2016 Kutch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

Wish I could have made the event last night. Nice note and very similar to my take on the '15 a couple months back. Trying to leave the last two alone for a bit.
by Dennis Atick
July 23rd, 2020, 11:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Elena Walch Pinot Bianco
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: 2018 Elena Walch Pinot Bianco

Thanks for the note, Dan. I am new to drinking her wines, and paying more attention to Alto Adige, in general. I had the EW 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Castel Ringberg vineyards last month and it was pretty special. A serious SB. Loaded. And a relative steal. I need to try this PB and the Beyond the C...
by Dennis Atick
July 22nd, 2020, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)
Replies: 11
Views: 630

Re: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)

2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais - France, Burgundy, Beaujolais (8/16/2018) Metras wines can be a bit funky. A crapshoot some might say. They can bretty, seemingly dirty wines. They can also show varying degrees of those attributes with bright, crunchy and pure fruit. You need to let them breathe a litt...
by Dennis Atick
July 21st, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

I need some 100/300s. Cmon, people!
by Dennis Atick
July 21st, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What happened with Arcadian??
Replies: 33
Views: 3295

Re: What happened with Arcadian??

I wasn't going to say anything, but I have plenty, so: huge dump of Arcadian on Wine Bid this week. Gee, thanks... Ah well. Not like I needed more wine [cheers.gif] [cheers.gif] Larry- I'm not the one to talk about it. And I thought it had been discussed here. He's still making wine, just not Arc.
by Dennis Atick
July 21st, 2020, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What happened with Arcadian??
Replies: 33
Views: 3295

Re: What happened with Arcadian??

I wasn't going to say anything, but I have plenty, so: huge dump of Arcadian on Wine Bid this week.
by Dennis Atick
July 21st, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

I hadn't been looking for them, so not sure if they've been there all along, but interesting to see Rougeard on Wine.com. Stack some offers and you can get a decent deal.
by Dennis Atick
July 20th, 2020, 8:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Restarting Humanity Dinner #3 + Wish-for-WineFest Dinner, Kutch Chards, Brunellos, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 527

Re: TNs--Restarting Humanity Dinner #3 + Wish-for-WineFest Dinner, Kutch Chards, Brunellos, Others

Hi Mike-
I hope you are doing well.
Nice collection of wines and very nice notes.
That 2014 Kutch Chardonnay is magic. I wish I had more. Luck you to be sitting on a few.
Cheers!
Dennis
by Dennis Atick
July 20th, 2020, 7:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 P. Licht-Bergweiler Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese
Replies: 0
Views: 113

TN: 1994 P. Licht-Bergweiler Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese

From a 375. Nice wine, but definitely drinking now. 1994 P. Licht-Bergweiler Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Auslese - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (7/20/2020) Slight hints of petrol, with heady dose of tropical fruit. Palate shows some petrol, a clean minerality, and resolved structure. Acidity has reced...
by Dennis Atick
July 18th, 2020, 4:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon

Thanks for the note! Was this under screwcap? I have a bottle of the 2016 Clos de Saint Yves and was wondering if it might be good to go already. Hi Ikka - Yes. This was Under screw cap. I've not tried the the CSY bottling. Mostly pick up the Papillon when I find some at a decent price. Always seem...
by Dennis Atick
July 17th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon
Replies: 6
Views: 324

TN: 2014 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon

[cheers.gif] 2014 Domaine des Baumard Savennières Clos du Papillon - France, Loire Valley, Anjou-Saumur, Savennières (7/17/2020) Hints of funk, almost a reduction, but it's complimentary, not detracting. Fruit is full, sweet still, in a primary sense. Waxy and very Chenin. Youthful. Palate staining ...
by Dennis Atick
July 14th, 2020, 5:50 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Assorted 6 Pack (Ultramarine, Rougeard, Produttori, Prum, Lagrange...)
Replies: 3
Views: 680

For Sale: Assorted 6 Pack (Ultramarine, Rougeard, Produttori, Prum, Lagrange...)

Selling as a complete 6 pack. A nice diverse collection of wines. Buyer Pays shipping and accepts risk. Will hold as I am not shipping until late Sept at the earliest. $500 (includes Fedex Ground Shipping) 2015 Ultramarine Rose Heintz Vineyard 2014 Clos Rougeard Samur Champigny 2015 Franck Balthazar...
by Dennis Atick
July 13th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud

M. Meer wrote:
July 13th, 2020, 12:19 am
Brian Gilp wrote:
July 12th, 2020, 3:54 pm
Very good and a wonderful match but should have decanted.
This wine is a real bruiser.
I tried to tell ya [cheers.gif] Glad you enjoyed it. Sounds like a good match with crab cakes. I am opening the 2017 Pépière Les Gras Moutons with a shrimp boil at the beach tonight.
by Dennis Atick
July 13th, 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo)
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: TN: 2015 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo)

Tom DeBiase wrote:
July 13th, 2020, 10:52 am
Nice note Dennis. These wines from Pepe are special.

Tom
Thanks, Tom!

Eric- Yes- I do believe that is the case. https://www.emidiopepe.com/downloads/Se ... gne_EN.pdf
by Dennis Atick
July 13th, 2020, 9:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo)
Replies: 3
Views: 260

TN: 2015 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo)

Such a good, singular wine, already drinking well, with years ahead. 2015 Emidio Pepe Trebbiano d'Abruzzo - Italy, Abruzzi, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (7/13/2020) Vibrant, lively tart white with the slightest hint of a rounded-waxy texture. Super fresh on the palate, cool, crisp, invigorating. Really stain...
by Dennis Atick
July 10th, 2020, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 504

Re: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

rob klafter wrote:
July 10th, 2020, 9:19 am
Dennis Atick wrote:
July 10th, 2020, 4:37 am
Great showing on this last summer. So loaded and intense. Amazing wine. Wish I had more.
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Oh, was that your bottle ? [wink.gif] Thanks! I hope you have more.
by Dennis Atick
July 10th, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 504

Re: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

Great showing on this last summer. So loaded and intense. Amazing wine. Wish I had more.
by Dennis Atick
July 9th, 2020, 3:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12150
Views: 454909

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2018 Elena Walch Sauvignon Castel Ringberg. Serious Sauvignon Blanc that is razor sharp.
by Dennis Atick
July 9th, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1295
Views: 110445

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

Peter Hirsch wrote:
July 4th, 2020, 2:47 am
Waiting for retailmenot to have a link to wine.come for cashback. That seemed to end in June. Maybe comes back later this month...
Looks like this is back. I'm seeing 10% cash back at wine.com
by Dennis Atick
July 8th, 2020, 3:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 33
Views: 2204

Re: Ultramarine Email

Robert M yers wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 11:09 pm
Oh...if it’s not profitable at $75 per I don’t like what the future holds.
Ha. My first thought as well.

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