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by CJ Beazley
November 15th, 2019, 7:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .
Replies: 58
Views: 5196

Re: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 7:18 am
CJ Beazley wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 7:16 am
I was pissed to see Ramey chard on it, good luck finding that on sale again.
The 'regular' Ramey Chard? That sucks - it's a very reliable, good Chardonnay that is widely available (or used to be)
I think it was the Hyde
by CJ Beazley
November 15th, 2019, 7:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .
Replies: 58
Views: 5196

Re: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .

I was pissed to see Ramey chard on it, good luck finding that on sale again.
by CJ Beazley
November 14th, 2019, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines helped by climate change
Replies: 45
Views: 1304

Re: Wines helped by climate change

Henry Kiichli wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 4:57 am
German reds, especially pinot noir (Spätburgunder).
My first thought also.
by CJ Beazley
November 13th, 2019, 10:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12115
Views: 581252

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

.375’s of 2005 Bel-Orme Tronquoy de Lalande Haut Medoc. Honestly I’ve never had it, but it was on sale, available to ship to Texas, and the CT notes and a few comments here were enough to pull the trigger. Did you ever end up drinking these? I just stumbled on a similar sale and was wondering if it...
by CJ Beazley
November 12th, 2019, 6:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Insider: Inside New York’s Exclusive Billionaire Wine Tastings
Replies: 20
Views: 2549

Re: The Insider: Inside New York’s Exclusive Billionaire Wine Tastings

Dennis Atick wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:57 am
What kind of monster holds a wine glass like that?
Literally my first thought.

Great collection of empty bottles...reckon where the full ones are?
by CJ Beazley
November 7th, 2019, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1643
Views: 93881

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

I was just about to buy the entire store for the offer for 2008 Bollinger. Lol Hahaha - that correction was mighty quick . . . (for those who missed it Envoyer sent out a last call for 2008 Bollinger Grand Annee 3L at the 750ml price.) That was a fast response from Brenna when I said I’d take em all
by CJ Beazley
November 7th, 2019, 11:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441799

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Sounds like Camus from the description Description, yes - but would be hard to call Caymus a Cult winery IMHO. I was thinking Poetry from Cliff Lede - primarily due to some of the musician references that seemed a bit out of place. [/quote] It was a joke, it’s declassified juice (or even a blend of...
by CJ Beazley
November 7th, 2019, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441799

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Edward H. Earles wrote:
November 7th, 2019, 10:18 am
Does anyone know the source of the Sleeper Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Napa Valley 2016 that's up now?
Sounds like Camus from the description
by CJ Beazley
November 6th, 2019, 1:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: time to talk turkey
Replies: 12
Views: 653

Re: time to talk turkey

Here’s all you need!
by CJ Beazley
November 3rd, 2019, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices
Replies: 34
Views: 1467

Re: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices

Utilize double deep as much as possible (to maximize space) and also either racks for mags or other storage method for mags.
by CJ Beazley
November 1st, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau, Haut-Medoc
Replies: 24
Views: 816

Re: TN: 1996 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau, Haut-Medoc

What’s with the steam punk industrial strength cork pulling apparatus?
by CJ Beazley
October 19th, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pierre Girardin : new kid on the block
Replies: 37
Views: 3004

Re: Pierre Girardin : new kid on the block

Pierre Girrardin is the son of the retired Vincent Girardin and I think 2017 is his first vintage . At restaurant Atomix in NY , I tried his Puligny Montrachet Folatieres . I was really impressed : a very mineral chalky wine with nice present acidities , some florality from Puligny , great length ....
by CJ Beazley
October 18th, 2019, 3:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1578
Views: 188198

Re: Official Costco Thread

North Dallas off Coit
Walter Hansel Cuvée Alyce Chardonnay $29.99
by CJ Beazley
October 18th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: DFW - Oct. 12 or 19 -- Any interest
Replies: 26
Views: 1906

Re: DFW - Oct. 12 or 19 -- Any interest

Looks like another date bites the dust. Hello-https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=163916&p=2819613&hilit=Open+plan+party#p2819613 If we’re not getting together can we use this thread to discuss the prices at Po(go)’s? What’s the deal, do you need a secret code or something? The...
by CJ Beazley
October 11th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: CARROTS à la Eric Ripert/Le Bernardin
Replies: 13
Views: 1109

Re: CARROTS à la Eric Ripert/Le Bernardin

Years ago he made this dish on his show Avec Eric (PBS) and I’ve made it this exact way ever since. Good post Martin.
by CJ Beazley
October 7th, 2019, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another needle in the bubble: The cost of Wine Country living
Replies: 93
Views: 3767

Re: Another needle in the bubble: The cost of Wine Country living

Your response fell right into my trap: That is the other-world, self-inflicted, conflicted nature of California policies. Zoning laws fight denser home construction at economic activity centers, while anti-pollution policies try to fight the resultant automobile sprawl for commuting to and from the...
by CJ Beazley
October 6th, 2019, 1:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another needle in the bubble: The cost of Wine Country living
Replies: 93
Views: 3767

Re: Another needle in the bubble: The cost of Wine Country living

Victor Hong wrote:
October 6th, 2019, 1:49 pm
Then, wine-country tourism operators should charge higher much prices for that experience, in order to pay workers enough to live there.
Do you recommend leasing a magic wand, or buying one?
by CJ Beazley
October 4th, 2019, 6:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 517
Views: 27942

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

Eric Ifune wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 4:57 am
Since I currently only buy Portuguese wines, I have no problem. Perhaps you all should too. As good as anything in France for a third the price even without tariffs. :)
Reco’s please-
by CJ Beazley
September 30th, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lots of good, not so much great
Replies: 54
Views: 1882

Re: Lots of good, not so much great

Hey Scott, watch your cold meds, allergy meds, blood pressure meds, pine nuts etc. lots of stuff can dull down your tastebuds.
by CJ Beazley
September 23rd, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blind tasting of 6 Northern and 6 Southern red Rhones
Replies: 8
Views: 726

Re: Blind tasting of 6 Northern and 6 Southern red Rhones

Great notes as always BB, but why does the beautiful lady have to sit in the corner, what gives?
by CJ Beazley
September 22nd, 2019, 1:26 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Anybody got any cool harvest tee shirts?
Replies: 0
Views: 645

Anybody got any cool harvest tee shirts?

If you have extras to sell, please let me know.
Thanks,
Craig
by CJ Beazley
September 20th, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ketan Mody's First Harvest
Replies: 26
Views: 2216

Re: Ketan Mody's First Harvest

...this is a very complicated project. After buying the property he found an Indian burial site which he had to work around, the site is very rocky, permits in Napa take forever (there are also Redwoods on the site)... Whoa. No wonder it took eleven years. In Crazyfornia, he's lucky he got any perm...
by CJ Beazley
September 18th, 2019, 4:10 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: DFW - Oct. 12 or 19 -- Any interest
Replies: 26
Views: 1906

Re: DFW - Oct. 12 or 19 -- Any interest

Michael O'Brien wrote:
September 18th, 2019, 9:21 am
I am available that weekend but UT plays K-State. Does that create a problem? It doesn't for me.
Blake Brown is out then...
I’m ok for Oct 19 or Nov 9th
by CJ Beazley
September 18th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more >$50 red Burg purchases for a decade!
Replies: 17
Views: 2184

Re: No more >$50 red Burg purchases for a decade!

What about half bottles for $25?
by CJ Beazley
September 15th, 2019, 9:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 151
Views: 8505

Re: Another Flannery PSA

We did Jorge tonight--129 sous vide for 90 minutes and Weber charcoal to finish. Maybe we should do a little hotter than 129 because of the thickness+bone. I would like a little less time on the charcoal. But, 1st world problems (it was still spectacular) What do you think? I think I hope the ‘old ...
by CJ Beazley
September 14th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: If you were going to buy a grill today what would you buy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1716

Re: If you were going to buy a grill today what would you buy?

PeterJ wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 9:45 am
I saw this grill on a TV grilling show and thought it was awesome........ until I checked the price.

https://kalamazoogourmet.com/products/k ... ing-grill/
Got daaaaamn, that’s crazy
by CJ Beazley
September 13th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2012
Views: 169922

Re: Steak Porn

Interesting video comparing the taste of steaks from 28 month, 8 year and 15 year old animals: https://www.eater.com/2018/9/11/17842746/tasting-steak-15-year-old-cow-kinderhook-farm Thanks for posting. I'm a huge believer in this after plowing through quite a bit of Galician beef after watching Ste...
by CJ Beazley
September 13th, 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2012
Views: 169922

Re: Steak Porn

Going all the way back to post #1319-I listened to the Grape Radio podcast with Brian Flannery, wow it’s excellent. Highly reco’d
by CJ Beazley
September 11th, 2019, 5:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 49
Views: 2924

Re: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

I am not shilling in the slightest David. But, at Millesima Sociando Mallet is only 38 for 750s. Mags at 76. You have to wait 4 to 6 months for delivery. I am currently waiting on some halves of 2014 GPL. Unlike premier cru, I have never had a problem with Millesima. https://www.millesima-usa.com/c...
by CJ Beazley
September 10th, 2019, 1:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 49
Views: 2924

Re: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

Total in Arlington had 2 left @ 17.00 also had the 15 and 16 for 22.97. Have the 15 & 16 been blessed? Now that Bobby’s palate is suspect I was hoping someone else would weigh in. *I just looked and the ticket 15-16 are actually 22.49 fwiw. I haven’t been to Total in a while, they also had closeout...
by CJ Beazley
September 10th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 49
Views: 2924

Re: TN: 2014 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

Total in Arlington had 2 left @ 17.00 also had the 15 and 16 for 22.97.
by CJ Beazley
September 9th, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine dinner/event investment fraud scheme - Omar Khan
Replies: 25
Views: 2636

Re: More Wine Fraud

Yesterday’s news-
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=163345
by CJ Beazley
September 9th, 2019, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For BAMA fans...
Replies: 50
Views: 2114

Re: For BAMA fans...

Dennis Atick wrote:
September 9th, 2019, 10:02 am
I have no idea what is going on here.
Me neither, I’m waiting for the book...
by CJ Beazley
September 8th, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12115
Views: 581252

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

.375’s of 2005 Bel-Orme Tronquoy de Lalande Haut Medoc. Honestly I’ve never had it, but it was on sale, available to ship to Texas, and the CT notes and a few comments here were enough to pull the trigger.
by CJ Beazley
September 8th, 2019, 6:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The end of Cabernet in Napa Valley?
Replies: 10
Views: 1518

Re: The end of Cabernet in Napa Valley?

France being proactive- “But now, seven more varieties are INAO-approval away from joining the list: four reds — Arinarnoa, Castets, Marselan, and Touriga Nacional — and three whites — Alvarinho, Liliorila, and Petit Manseng. Listed as varieties "of interest for adapting to climate change," https://...
by CJ Beazley
September 6th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decanting outside vs inside?!
Replies: 30
Views: 1162

Re: Decanting outside vs inside?!

Where TF, is it ‘Cellar temp’ outside? It was over a hundo here today-
by CJ Beazley
September 5th, 2019, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Esther Mobley tells you how to look like a total newb
Replies: 47
Views: 2613

Re: Esther Mobley tells you how to look like a total newb

[rofl.gif] That's almost as good as her piece about how to help the plumber fix things at your house. Not quite as good as her review off stopping to offer road crews helpful construction hints, either. Sign hanging in an auto repair shop years ago- Labor-$15.00 per hour If you watch-$20.00 If you ...
by CJ Beazley
September 1st, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whats the Earliest White Burg PreMox?
Replies: 31
Views: 1604

Re: Whats the Earliest White Burg PreMox?

2005 Jean Louis Chavy Puligny Montrachet, moxed by *2006.
*A bit of a joke, but not by much.
by CJ Beazley
September 1st, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A great lunch with 10 wines showing their best incl Roederer roses, Esmonin red Burg, 2 Barolos, Montrose and more
Replies: 7
Views: 807

Re: A great lunch with 10 wines showing their best incl Roederer roses, Esmonin red Burg, 2 Barolos, Montrose and more

BB, great notes as always. I hate to put you on the spot but based on your shortish note, would you consider the Ceritas worth the tarrif?
by CJ Beazley
August 29th, 2019, 4:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to judge a baby Bordeaux?
Replies: 19
Views: 1279

Re: How to judge a baby Bordeaux?

I have no idea. Popped a 2016 sociando mallet half bottle and it was wide open. Lots of fruit, high alcohol (listed at 14, but felt higher), new oak well integrated. Really tasty, but sort of surprising at how it showed. Neal Martin's note seemed very accurate, in its reference to more opulence and...
by CJ Beazley
August 28th, 2019, 2:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Even more preposterous...new Napa Cabernet
Replies: 56
Views: 3715

Re: Even more preposterous...new Napa Cabernet

I thought the part of the video discussing the root stock, clones, barrel treatment and vinification was interesting
by CJ Beazley
August 26th, 2019, 1:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 129
Views: 5989

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

AlexS wrote:
August 26th, 2019, 11:01 am
ERPark wrote:
August 26th, 2019, 9:07 am
So I went on a bit of an odyssey thru southeastern Atlanta this past Wednesday afternoon, in my quest to have the Popeyes chicken sando
Dude, you lost me at "sando"
I love to hear a hard core American Italian say ‘sangwich’
by CJ Beazley
August 26th, 2019, 6:39 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 129
Views: 5989

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

Craig G wrote:
August 25th, 2019, 8:14 pm
Sold out in West San Jose tonight. Fortunately I was there for tenders and popcorn shrimp.
Nobody’s going to talk about the red beans and rice? Seriously?
by CJ Beazley
August 24th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Phil Mickelson likes wine
Replies: 37
Views: 2917

Re: Phil Mickelson likes wine

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 9:51 am
ClarkstonMark wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 9:50 am
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 3:13 am
Anyone else notice anything interesting about that picture?
Phil shaves his chest hair?
Nah man, when you got Phil-$$, you go full laser.

Keep trying.
Yes his nipple is pierced, bfd; bunch of prudes!
*he even took it out for the photo
by CJ Beazley
August 23rd, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2012
Views: 169922

Re: Steak Porn

Top this!
by CJ Beazley
August 23rd, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Phil Mickelson likes wine
Replies: 37
Views: 2917

Re: Phil Mickelson likes wine

Dennis Atick wrote:
August 23rd, 2019, 1:19 pm
I don't know- that's not a wine I'd drink poolside on a hot day, but I'm no Phil Mickelson.
It’s 76* in Carlsbad today
by CJ Beazley
August 23rd, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bages Libéral (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac)
Replies: 82
Views: 2512

Re: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bages Libéral (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac)

I have consumed multiple bottles of this wine since arrival in 2003 and I have to say I have consistently been underwhelmed. The wine was shy in its youth, naturally, but even last year it was stubbornly reclusive. So I am closer to Alex's view of the wine than the OP. But I'm happy others have enj...
by CJ Beazley
August 23rd, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7205
Views: 441799

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Sherri S h a p i r o wrote:
August 23rd, 2019, 10:56 am
Good price on the 2012 Rudius Kaley Elizabeth cab.
Busy day; how much was that?

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