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by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Coche-Dury Meursault Rougeots
Replies: 12
Views: 691

Re: TN: 1996 Coche-Dury Meursault Rougeots

damn. Was it that long ago that I went to Austin?
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 04 Raveneau Butteaux
Replies: 1
Views: 87

TN: 04 Raveneau Butteaux

Butteaux so good! Soaring aromatics with freshness of the ocean, clean fruit and bracing acidity. Layered, delicious wine with a long future, leaner than MdT of the same vintage. Love Raveneau.
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Elder-statesman" followup
Replies: 10
Views: 564

Re: "Elder-statesman" followup

Robert Thornton wrote:
July 11th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Another reason to love Burgundy. You can drink the village while leaving the grand cru to mature.
where the heck have you been?! Welcome home.
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM
Replies: 16
Views: 808

Re: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM

Hahah. And i went out and bought more 17 Bouchard MP!
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM
Replies: 16
Views: 808

Re: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM

at a 5:1 to 10:1 cost ratio between the two, put me down for PYCM. I know Coche is above my pay grade, but you inspired me to check PYCM prices on WS. Still 2-4 times the cost of Bouchard's version. Dare I try the PYCM at risk of going down yet another rabbit hole? do it. Do it. Do it. It’ll be out...
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 9:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1287
Views: 87576

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Posted on a 2002 Marcel Moineaux BdB that I loved. Know little about the producer and it was a lone bottle purchased for an unremembered reason. Nobody commented so I suspect there’s not much info. Incredible yellow orchard fruits and brightness.
by alan weinberg
July 11th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 620
Views: 37174

Re: de Negoce offer

Adam Piper wrote:
July 11th, 2020, 9:26 am
I bit on the Santa Cruz Pinot. Cam typically has great Pinot taste and if it’s like the CHwines Pinots, we could all do worse at the price point.
I bit also. First time. Need excellent wine to keep wife away from the grand crus that need to sleep.
by alan weinberg
July 10th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Dominique Gallois Charmes Chambertin
Replies: 4
Views: 189

TN: 2005 Dominique Gallois Charmes Chambertin

Dense. Dark. Thick. Very good Charmes Chambertin with layered fruit behind a small wall of ripe tannins. Dark berries, nice lift and length, really good young wine. Hold. But be happy if you have it.
by alan weinberg
July 10th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 786
Views: 41740

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

Robert Pollard-Smith wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 3:50 pm
Due to the bad influence of a Berserker, 17 in.
Due to the plague, only 5 out.
hahah. Neither your fault . . . I need to try that excuse.
by alan weinberg
July 10th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It’s good, again. Alcohol has been rehabilitated...
Replies: 11
Views: 944

Re: It’s good, again. Alcohol has been rehabilitated...

Randy Bowman wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 8:18 pm
every time I have a glass of wine, I can't remember what I had for dinner the next day.
easy explanation—you haven’t had it yet.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 9:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Birthday TNs - 2016 Tignanello, 2017 Schloss Lieser Auslese GK, 2004 Philipponnat Clos des Goisses
Replies: 7
Views: 421

Re: Birthday TNs - 2016 Tignanello, 2017 Schloss Lieser Auslese GK, 2004 Philipponnat Clos des Goisses

happy birthday again (see age 50 Burg thread) and nice notes and thoughts. It must be 20 years since we met and had dinner. I remember an 85 DRC Richebourg and a lot of fun. And you are still only 47.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 422

Re: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

I also love this wine. In a zoom session I asked Jean Trimbach whether we'd need to wait until 2076 for the next Anniversaire, and after a slight pause he said that the 2016 vintage was so good that they made and planned to release a 390th, probably next year. cool news. I think it comes from a spe...
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 422

Re: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

B. Buzzini wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 7:51 pm
01 my fav...is there a diff between the 375 and reg 01 FE?
yes. More intense and dense. Another level up.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 7:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Approaching age 50 - is it too late for Burgundy?
Replies: 96
Views: 3022

Re: Approaching age 50 - is it too late for Burgundy?

maureen nelson wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 6:21 pm
I read the title of this thread and the thought that popped into my head was “it’s never too late for love!”
I read it and thought, “hell, I’d love to be 50.”
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 7:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2454

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

happy birthday, Mr. Reddick. You’re still too young for this thread! Hahah.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 7:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Blanc de Blancs (France, Champagne)
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Re: TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Blanc de Blancs (France, Champagne)

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 5:31 pm
I like saying 'mille-feuille'.
easier than counting them.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 7:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 422

TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

my God, this is even better than it was before. Full of lemon, peach, apricot, all texturally bound in a great package with great acidity and drive, a stunning FE that’s for me neck and neck with Clos Ste. Hune in this vintage. The 375 refers not to bottle size but the years that Trimbach has existe...
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM
Replies: 16
Views: 808

Re: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM

at a 5:1 to 10:1 cost ratio between the two, put me down for PYCM.
by alan weinberg
July 9th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Approaching age 50 - is it too late for Burgundy?
Replies: 96
Views: 3022

Re: Approaching age 50 - is it too late for Burgundy?

talk to Martin Steinley and start collecting. Also, you can backfill older vintages fairly easily.
by alan weinberg
July 8th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Marcel Moineaux BdB grand cru
Replies: 0
Views: 63

TN: 2002 Marcel Moineaux BdB grand cru

stunning champagne absolutely brimming and bursting with exuberant ripe classy fruit. It’s got superb density and texture, creamy and layered, but barely able to contain the gorgeous fruit that is just overflowing like a quart of maple syrup in a pint sized bowl. It’s got citrus, stone fruits, yello...
by alan weinberg
July 7th, 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 06 Bouchard Corton Charlemagne
Replies: 3
Views: 314

TN: 06 Bouchard Corton Charlemagne

super aromatics, lean and intense with great drive, barely ripe citrus and lime, a menthol note and steeliness of Corton, a wine that brings joy opened far too young.
by alan weinberg
July 7th, 2020, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot Chevalier-Montrachet
Replies: 9
Views: 450

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot Chevalier-Montrachet

Jerry Hey wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 6:57 am
I have one at home and been wondering how it is showing. Thanks, it sounds like I should pop my bottle.
wait . . . for me. I can open 2010 Sauzet Monty though it’s painfully young.
by alan weinberg
July 7th, 2020, 12:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2454

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

I’m now 64. I like wine old so I stopped buying red Burgs w the 05 vintage, at which time I was 49, though I was in my 50s when they were actually released. Figured I’d buy the occasional new release steal and also backfill. Sometimes I’ll buy recent release lesser appellations so my wife keeps away...
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hyped Vintages that Disappointed
Replies: 96
Views: 4034

Re: Hyped Vintages that Disappointed

Howard Cooper wrote:
July 5th, 2020, 6:55 pm
alan weinberg wrote:
July 5th, 2020, 6:53 pm
and who hyped 95 and 97 red burgs? Rovani doesn’t count!
Why doesn’t he count? The question was not what were great vintages but rather what were hyped vintages?
too easy. He was always wrong. Panned 93. Wasn’t big on any vintages the rest of us like.
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hyped Vintages that Disappointed
Replies: 96
Views: 4034

Re: Hyped Vintages that Disappointed

For a few: California 1997 Bordeaux 1995, 2003 and for me 2009 and 2010 Burgundy 1983, 1990, 1995, 1997 Germany - what are the hyped vintages? The only ones I think of as really being hyped are 1971, 1975, 1976, 1990, 2001 and 2015. All of these are fabulous vintages, at least in the case of some p...
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1978 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche
Replies: 8
Views: 549

Re: TN: 1978 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche

damn. Drinking even better than usual lately. Funny how the delicate Pinot Noir tolerates ullage so well.
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM

You've been touting this wine for a few years now, so maybe eventually I'll get to try a bottle. If Alan doesn't pony up, come visit your daughter once the madness ends. I've got five of these in Minneapolis. I might take you up on that. She is moving later this month to a new house in Eden Prairie...
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?
Replies: 56
Views: 2160

Re: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?

large format.
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 11:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Bonnes Mares
Replies: 51
Views: 4186

Re: I love Bonnes Mares

Thanks Alan, seems logical as their plot is white soil I have a 1 bottle verticale from 2009 and am longing to start opening one to taste. I should probably start with an early drinking vintage (2011 or 2013) but still seems a bit early. I like their Marsannay Les Champs Salomon quite a bit. a nice...
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Taittinger Comtes 2006 has five bottles in a sealed six pack
Replies: 29
Views: 1963

Re: Taittinger Comtes 2006 has five bottles in a sealed six pack

Mark Golodetz wrote:
July 5th, 2020, 10:25 am
[quote="Blake Brown" post_id=3024993 time=1593969698 user_id=
BTW, had another splendid 06` yesterday on the 4th.
So did I. Made it worse.
[/quote]
and I had a great one also!
by alan weinberg
July 5th, 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Best Banana Bread
Replies: 26
Views: 1152

Re: Best Banana Bread

one of the things I’ve done during this shutdown is bake, not at Christine’s level, but some simple stuff. I’ve tried 3 different banana bread recipes and this one is absolutely the best. F99C6DEC-DB95-40E1-A4E5-A567E7486E00.jpeg70C0B344-EBCB-4974-AFB2-2F0C3A44D0A1.jpeg Only modification I made is ...
by alan weinberg
July 4th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Best Banana Bread
Replies: 26
Views: 1152

Re: Best Banana Bread

friend made banana bread and she added some finely minced pineapple. It added moisture and a subtle background of pineapple. I’ve now done it twice—added a can of baby food pineapple, as it’s 100% fruit. Cook it a few minutes longer. Nice.
by alan weinberg
July 4th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I love Bonnes Mares
Replies: 51
Views: 4186

Re: I love Bonnes Mares

A Songeur wrote:
January 23rd, 2015, 12:22 am
Anybdy with experience with the Bart? Does it need a lot of ageing?
only back to 01. Medium aging.
by alan weinberg
July 3rd, 2020, 4:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
July 3rd, 2020, 4:11 am
You can PYCM.
ooh, that was clever.
by alan weinberg
July 2nd, 2020, 10:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM

Kent Comley wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 9:19 pm
VGI AW. THX.
ROFL, KC.
by alan weinberg
July 2nd, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dom Perignon
Replies: 27
Views: 1390

Re: 2010 Dom Perignon

Some people buy particular wines in most vintages because they follow the house and are interested in the vintage variations, then buy more of certain vintages. -Al Of course true, but I’d venture 98% of people who drink Dom have no idea what vintage they even consumed. that was going to be my thou...
by alan weinberg
July 2nd, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Coupla Cornas
Replies: 21
Views: 2071

Re: A Coupla Cornas

Fu probably Cornas the market here in the US. Glad it’s not a Burg note or I’d have to buy.
by alan weinberg
July 1st, 2020, 8:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN - 2017 Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches blanc - excellent vintage, especially good for those worried about premox
Replies: 8
Views: 371

Re: TN - 2017 Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches blanc - excellent vintage, especially good for those worried about premox

one bottle doth not an anti-premox warranty make. It’s random, completely random. Hi Alan- agreed it is random. What I intended to convey was that this is a white burgundy you can buy and drink very young and also get a lot of the goodies that come with age without having to age it to that period o...
by alan weinberg
July 1st, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 PYCM BBM
Replies: 10
Views: 831

TN: 2008 PYCM BBM

remains absolutely the best BBM I’ve ever had with essence of citrus fruit, great density yet incredibly lithe. Just an amazing bottle of white burgundy. Almost painful to drink as it infiltrated every crevice of my palate.
by alan weinberg
July 1st, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 786
Views: 41740

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

Moving the right direction, though buying too much. Consumed: 56 Purchased: 18 Net: -38 Of those consumed, 7 were either DOA/corked or gifted. I have to enjoy the success while I can. I'm afraid there's a sizeable pull from France scheduled to hit next month.... knock me over with a feather. Such a...
by alan weinberg
June 30th, 2020, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decanter award for Parker and interview/profile
Replies: 39
Views: 2218

Re: Decanter award for Parker and interview/profile

it probably kept the secret value in Burgundy longer than Bordeaux due to his 1982 reviews, so count yourself lucky if you were old enough to buy those pre-1994 vintages. Absolutely! Before the advent of wine boards and Allen Meadows “Burghound” Burgundy was an arcane secret, known to a much smalle...
by alan weinberg
June 27th, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A nice dinner (François Cotat, Jayer-Gilles, Macle, ...) - in french
Replies: 8
Views: 463

Re: A nice dinner (François Cotat, Jayer-Gilles, Macle, ...) - in french

J’ai une bouteille de Dr Parce Banyuls 1982–peut-être prêt? J’ne l’ai jamais bu.
by alan weinberg
June 27th, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How was 62 for DRC?
Replies: 22
Views: 964

Re: How was 62 for DRC?

Jerry Hey wrote:
June 27th, 2020, 4:25 pm
I bought two bottles of '62 Richebourg for something like $135 a bottle in the early 80's. Fantastic wines, but I've never had the 62 LT.
I’ll give you $270 each.

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