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by NED VALOIS
September 22nd, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

“He who hesitates is a damned fool.” [cheers.gif] [snort.gif]
― Mae West
by NED VALOIS
September 22nd, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

IN BEFORE THE BELL ! [cheers.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
September 22nd, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bevan 2018 Bordeaux Release
Replies: 21
Views: 2232

Re: Bevan 2018 Bordeaux Release

In for a case! [cheers.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
September 19th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US Chardonnay Producer Recommendations
Replies: 28
Views: 825

Re: US Chardonnay Producer Recommendations

NED VALOIS wrote:
September 19th, 2020, 8:57 am
Any of Aubert's cuvees lead the pack ! !
by NED VALOIS
September 19th, 2020, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US Chardonnay Producer Recommendations
Replies: 28
Views: 825

Re: US Chardonnay Producer Recommendations

Any of Aubert's cuvees !
by NED VALOIS
September 16th, 2020, 9:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14455
Views: 709753

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

I am NOT buying anymore!
ONLY; fAIT mAIN, rEALM mACDONALD, gREEr [tease.gif] [truce.gif]
by NED VALOIS
September 16th, 2020, 3:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CA Cab Franc recs?
Replies: 59
Views: 2159

Re: CA Cab Franc recs?

Kapcsandy
2017 RAPSZODIA
APPELLATION Yountville, Napa Valley
BARREL AGE 20 months in 100% new French oak
BLEND 100% Cabernet Franc
ALCOHOL 14.2%
by NED VALOIS
September 15th, 2020, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Is it legal to ship my 6 liter bottles to Florida ? [swoon.gif] [tease.gif]
by NED VALOIS
September 15th, 2020, 9:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

It's Unicorn essence ! [snort.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
September 15th, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

In !
by NED VALOIS
September 14th, 2020, 10:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)
Replies: 173
Views: 15005

Re: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)

Order in.
by NED VALOIS
September 12th, 2020, 9:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Glenn, WOW !!! Please stay safe. You have my concerns ! AQI Basics Versión en Español What is the U.S. Air Quality Index (AQI)? The U.S. AQI is EPA’s index for reporting air quality. How does the AQI work? Think of the AQI as a yardstick that runs from 0 to 500. The higher the AQI value, the greater...
by NED VALOIS
September 12th, 2020, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Quit posting STONED ! ! [swoon.gif] [tease.gif]
Some of us are already in love with MacDonald. flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
September 12th, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Anything we can do to help Alex & Graeme in this effort against Constellation, I am in for it !
Thoughts ?
by NED VALOIS
September 11th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Dream on ! [wow.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
September 10th, 2020, 7:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Not reading the thread, but in case no one has previously posted the exact date, I am pleased to announce that in honor of the fact that I might have been the second person on the MacDonald list (Dentice was first but we were only minutes apart), this year the offer will be released on my auspiciou...
by NED VALOIS
September 8th, 2020, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fait-Main Save the Date
Replies: 18
Views: 1729

Re: Fait-Main Save the Date

In for Becky M Hopper & the Toad ! [snort.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
September 8th, 2020, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fait-Main Save the Date
Replies: 18
Views: 1729

Re: Fait-Main Save the Date

Open Today !
by NED VALOIS
September 8th, 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Latour 2009 released
Replies: 53
Views: 4131

Re: Latour 2009 released

OMG !
Me TOO !
by NED VALOIS
September 7th, 2020, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14730

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

2017 MacDonald Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa, Wine Review OCTOBER 16TH, 2019 BY LOREN SONKIN # Best of Napa, Oakville, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, California What a treat. On a recent visit to Napa, we go to walk the vineyards with Alex MacDonald and learn so much about this venerat...
by NED VALOIS
September 1st, 2020, 6:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help with cooling unit for cellar
Replies: 19
Views: 1760

Re: Help with cooling unit for cellar

This is what I have in my partially underground walk in cellar.Has been excellent for a couple of years now (HOT MIAMI).

https://wineracksamerica.com/product/wh ... fc=KSB9194
by NED VALOIS
August 27th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 115
Views: 8520

Re: Cayuse is Live

In 4 da Frog & God ! [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
August 26th, 2020, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE ABBREVIATION
Replies: 17
Views: 833

Re: WINE ABBREVIATION

by NED VALOIS
August 22nd, 2020, 6:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Freezing peaches
Replies: 7
Views: 514

Re: Freezing peaches

We use lemon juice to help Mangoes not turn brown when freezing.
by NED VALOIS
August 18th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14455
Views: 709753

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

12-08 Veuve Clicquot Grand Dame champagne.gif
6-10 Diebolt Vallois Fleur de Passion champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
August 17th, 2020, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Opinions on the 325 CE vintage? World's oldest bottle of wine
Replies: 31
Views: 1073

Re: Opinions on the 325 CE vintage? World's oldest bottle of wine

[drinkers.gif] François Audouze LIKED IT , HOWEVER HE BOUGHT HIS ON FUTURES !! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
August 12th, 2020, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Replacing Eurocave charcoal filters: can I safely refill them?
Replies: 14
Views: 772

Re: Replacing Eurocave charcoal filters: can I safely refill them?

Simple; Pull out the filter , remove the cap, empty it, fill with activated charcoal(available at hardware & pet stores) replace cap & put filter back in ! deadhorse
by NED VALOIS
August 6th, 2020, 10:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?
Replies: 111
Views: 5363

Re: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?

Aubert +1 and Peter Michael
by NED VALOIS
August 5th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 13
Views: 954

Re: Coffee

Peets
by NED VALOIS
July 29th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain Reserve 2017 email
Replies: 16
Views: 1036

Re: Riverain Reserve 2017 email

I am cutting WAY back, but picked up 3 so not to miss this one ! [thumbs-up.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 26th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sudden, severe ankle pain
Replies: 25
Views: 2142

Re: Sudden, severe ankle pain

QUICK, Eat some Duck Liver Pate!

NOT !!
by NED VALOIS
July 26th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12335
Views: 469004

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2014 Mayback Amoenus; in backyard with son & wife , Excellent ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 24th, 2020, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hmm, I’ve Never Had a Diamond Creek Cabernet, What Am I Missing (If Anything)?
Replies: 69
Views: 3093

Re: Hmm, I’ve Never Had a Diamond Creek Cabernet, What Am I Missing (If Anything)?

The most recent global average price we have for Diamond Creek Lake Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 is $2,488 USD (January 2018)
by NED VALOIS
July 23rd, 2020, 7:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14455
Views: 709753

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2016 Dalla Valle 3 pack
2018 Rivers Marie mixed 12
Roy Piper '16 & '18's
by NED VALOIS
July 23rd, 2020, 12:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Allocated Bourbons
Replies: 24
Views: 2649

Re: WTB: Allocated Bourbons

Are the Weller Jefferson Presidentials 18's & 21's from the early 90's still hot ?
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4691

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

AUBERT!
You're ALL WRONG ! neener
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 141
Views: 12113

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

NED VALOIS wrote:
July 21st, 2020, 9:06 am
IN 4 A CASE ! (3-HL, 3-Lore, 6-Panek ) [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 141
Views: 12113

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

IN 4 A CASE !
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Roy Piper offer out!
Replies: 28
Views: 3545

Re: 2018 Roy Piper offer out!

Spoke to him last week and ordered !
by NED VALOIS
July 20th, 2020, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4691

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

Hard to beat Aubert Lauren.
by NED VALOIS
July 16th, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is the deepest vertical in your cellar?
Replies: 164
Views: 5106

Re: What is the deepest vertical in your cellar?

neener [snort.gif] 1863 Bual Madeira to present !
by NED VALOIS
July 12th, 2020, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you calculate your end of life when thinking about what to buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 2063

Re: Do you calculate your end of life when thinking about what to buy?

The 2045 ( my-100) I heard will be spectacular !! neener [wow.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 11th, 2020, 8:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wow-Received an Email For 2017 DRC
Replies: 56
Views: 5804

Re: Wow-Received an Email For 2017 DRC

champagne.gif [cheers.gif] grouphug Party at GELLMAN'S !!!
by NED VALOIS
July 11th, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2091

Re: Aubert

I’ve been buying since the 2004 release. Tracked my purchase history and it totals $25,561....not chump change, and I’m not on the “priority” list? What the hell does it take to get on that? I have been getting 5-7 cases a year and dating the shipping guy ! [snort.gif] BTW My daughter loves the Eas...
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 8:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2091

Re: Aubert

Probably one of the few Ca Chardonnays that are in a Grand Cru Class of their own. Have had it several times and honestly I am not sure why i would pay the freight for Burgundy Grand Crus when this wine is so much less $ and equally thrilling. Don't know if the aging profile is nearly the same but ...
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2091

Re: Aubert

Damn! Something Anton & I agree on !!! [wow.gif] In that case, give the Peter Michael and Hyde Winery chards a try, amigo! Oh, and Tres Perlas Brown Ranch chard...so good. Had them, only one that comes close to Aubert Lauren is the Peter Michael Point Rouge and it is pricey ! [drinkers.gif]

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