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by James Lyon
January 22nd, 2021, 5:05 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO - Walter Scott Wines
Replies: 20
Views: 1711

Re: NEWBIE INTRO - Walter Scott Wines

Erica Landon wrote: January 21st, 2021, 11:36 am
James Lyon wrote: January 20th, 2021, 7:59 pm
Nope and I recall something about a potential Walter Scott Berserker Cuvee that day.
We shall see....
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by James Lyon
January 20th, 2021, 7:59 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO - Walter Scott Wines
Replies: 20
Views: 1711

Re: NEWBIE INTRO - Walter Scott Wines

Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 20th, 2021, 7:34 pm Yeah, not exactly fair to call them a 'newbie' when they did THIS

Nope and I recall something about a potential Walter Scott Berserker Cuvee that day.
by James Lyon
January 20th, 2021, 12:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269512

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

With the influx of orders, the code was probably flagged by the system. I'll be surprised if they honor the orders. Similar issue a few months ago and the orders were refunded.
by James Lyon
January 18th, 2021, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dundee Hills Signature in Chardonnay
Replies: 16
Views: 1399

Re: Dundee Hills Signature in Chardonnay

Interesting. I haven't noticed this before. We opened a 2012 Arterberry Maresh Maresh Chardonnay on Saturday night and perhaps I noted a little sweetness on the back end. The wine was fantastic.
by James Lyon
January 18th, 2021, 1:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Chardonnay X-Novo Vineyard
Replies: 31
Views: 2818

Re: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Chardonnay X-Novo Vineyard

Dang, I forgot to post last week to this thread, but we enjoyed a 2013 Walter Scott X-Novo Chardonnay over the holidays with no sign of decline.
by James Lyon
January 15th, 2021, 9:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: 4Roses Limited Edition
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: 4Roses Limited Edition

I would consider utilizing bottlebluebook as a baseline for your valuations.
by James Lyon
January 15th, 2021, 6:06 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Pappy Bottle Codes/Dates/Values
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Pappy Bottle Codes/Dates/Values

Any practical difference in value between bottles from the last 5 years? Without knowing what you have exactly, I'll say probably not much difference in value from the last 5 years. With the exception of the ultra limited Pappy 25 release in 2017, I think that Pappy exhausted most of the Stitzel-We...
by James Lyon
January 14th, 2021, 5:58 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot
Replies: 12
Views: 732

Re: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot

And I would highly suggest the library offering at Patricia Green Cellars. They are the next door neighbor to Beaux Freres, so you will get that Ribbon Ridge profile from the PGC Estate wines. Check the PGC website.
by James Lyon
January 14th, 2021, 5:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot
Replies: 12
Views: 732

Re: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot

Beaux Freres has back vintages available through the winery. You will have to call the winery directly, but the price will be current retail plus $10 for each year. At least this was the policy a few years ago.
by James Lyon
January 8th, 2021, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wednesday night TNs: A trio of X-Novo Chardonnays from Walter Scott
Replies: 8
Views: 739

Re: Wednesday night TNs: A trio of X-Novo Chardonnays from Walter Scott

Great notes and thanks for sharing. The 2013 Walter Scott X-Novo Chardonnay was excellent over the holidays. No sign of decline.

James
by James Lyon
January 6th, 2021, 8:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PATRICIA GREEN LIBRARY RELEASE
Replies: 37
Views: 3125

Re: PATRICIA GREEN LIBRARY RELEASE

Really cool, but kinda overwhelming with my limited experience with Jim's wines, anyone want to pm me with some suggestions? Thanks Several older Patricia Green tasting notes were provided in the Week 3 Tasting for Charity Oregon Wines thread from a few weeks ago. Also, I thoroughly enjoyed a 2006 ...
by James Lyon
December 29th, 2020, 10:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Christmas wine?
Replies: 95
Views: 4086

Re: Your Christmas wine?

2017 Cameron Pinot Noir Silvestre Clos Electrique How was this? I have two bottles but wasn't planning on opening one for five years. Thanks It is wonderful, and we all enjoyed it. However, I would wait 5 years or longer if I were back to only having my 2 bottles knowing what I know now. Sorry for ...
by James Lyon
December 19th, 2020, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269512

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

Michae1 P0wers wrote: December 19th, 2020, 7:49 am Currently have an order in my cart where stewardship discount shows as less than the shipping total, leaving a shipping balance. Has anyone had this happen? Is there an obvious reason I'm not considering?
Yeah, I noticed it with magnums last week.
by James Lyon
December 18th, 2020, 6:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Oregon Wine Week, December 9 - 16 So, I was able to retaste most of the wines that had been opened within the last week last night. All were still very good. The old Torii Mor's were still singing. The 1994 TM Reserve showed no fatigue for being open since Sunday afternoon. Thanks again for everyone...
by James Lyon
December 17th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thomas 2018
Replies: 50
Views: 5177

Re: Thomas 2018

I'm pretty sure John replaced all his Nebbiolo vines years ago. I remember him cursing John Paul (with a laugh) for talking him into it. To my knowledge, he never vinified it separately. His decision to not harvest was indeed because of heavy smoke, mostly from the Bald Peak fire. I visited him in ...
by James Lyon
December 17th, 2020, 5:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thomas 2018
Replies: 50
Views: 5177

Re: Thomas 2018

Interesting. I always hoped that when the Pinot was off that he would harvest his Nebbiolo for a wine. Something must have been way off. Ahhhh, the Thomas Nebbiolo. If I'm not mistaken John does harvest and bottle the Nebbiolo for personal consumption during most years. Sorry, many favorites from t...
by James Lyon
December 16th, 2020, 7:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Thanks again to David for his contributions. I was tied up with work on Monday night and a softball game last night, but I opened another Patty Green and Jim Anderson vinified wine tonight. 1999 Torii Mor Olson Vineyard Pinot Noir Slight bricking on the edges with the first pour the most prominent b...
by James Lyon
December 16th, 2020, 4:49 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Any idea why Willett isn’t producing quantities of older bourbon yet? It seems like I was buying two and 3 year 8 years ago. Shouldn’t they have a stash of approaching 10 yr now? We don’t get it at all in Ohio, so I’m not in that loop but my stash of those early releases is now down to 1/2 bottle s...
by James Lyon
December 13th, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

!994 Torii Mor Reserve Pinot Noir 1994. I graduated high school and entered UTK as a college freshman. The basketball GOAT (always and forever) had retired the 1st time and decided to play baseball. Baseball decided to strike before Gwynn could hit .400, Knoblauch could break the doubles record, the...
by James Lyon
December 13th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Jim A., if you are doing some light reading this afternoon, do you have a tasting note preference between 1994 Torii Mor Reserve Pinot, 2000 PGC Estate Pinot or 2000 PGC Balcombe Pinot. Perhaps the 2000 PGC Balcombe as a comparison to the 1999 Torii Mor Balcombe that was rocking last Sunday night. ...
by James Lyon
December 13th, 2020, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Jim A., if you are doing some light reading this afternoon, do you have a tasting note preference between 1994 Torii Mor Reserve Pinot, 2000 PGC Estate Pinot or 2000 PGC Balcombe Pinot. Perhaps the 2000 PGC Balcombe as a comparison to the 1999 Torii Mor Balcombe that was rocking last Sunday night.
by James Lyon
December 12th, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

2002 Patricia Green Cellars Goldschmidt Pinot The color is still vibrant with no sign of bricking. Nose is earthy, mushroom, forest floor. Still very acidic, so a great pairing with dinner. Darker fruit profile. Very intense. Look forward to trying again tomorrow. Wonderful example of aged Oregon Pi...
by James Lyon
December 12th, 2020, 7:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott has raised the bar for how wineries interact with their clients during Covid with their 2019 barrel tasting
Replies: 79
Views: 4548

Re: Walter Scott has raised the bar for how wineries interact with their clients during Covid with their 2019 barrel tas

So, I was kinda drifting between the tasting and watching UNC versus Miami and UTK versus Vandy, but did I hear something about a Berserker Cuvee at the end of the tasting?
by James Lyon
December 12th, 2020, 9:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Max S. wrote: December 12th, 2020, 9:21 am
James Lyon wrote: December 12th, 2020, 9:20 am
Go the very bottom of the website and it's on the right hand side next to contact us and trade.
That is awesome. I wish everyone did this, I feel like I don't need CT's BS anymore...
Goodfellow, Belle Pente, St. Innocent offer a similar feature on their websites that I reference frequently.
by James Lyon
December 12th, 2020, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Max S. wrote: December 12th, 2020, 9:18 am
James Lyon wrote: December 12th, 2020, 9:15 am Jim A. and the fine folks at PGC do a wonderful job with the drinkability chart on the website.
I looked around a bit, but can't seem to find this...
Go the very bottom of the website and it's on the right hand side next to contact us and trade.
by James Lyon
December 12th, 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

2014 Patricia Green Cellars Freedom Hill Dijon 115 Pinot Noir Alright, I tried to locate a 2012 Balcombe or Durant Madrone, but I was unsuccessful in my search. Hence, the 2014 Freedom Hill Dijon 115 Pinot to compare with the 2014 Balcombe Pinot from last night. The 2014 FH D115 maybe a little dark...
by James Lyon
December 11th, 2020, 7:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

2014 Patricia Green Cellars Freedom Hill Dijon 115 Pinot Noir Alright, I tried to locate a 2012 Balcombe or Durant Madrone, but I was unsuccessful in my search. Hence, the 2014 Freedom Hill Dijon 115 Pinot to compare with the 2014 Balcombe Pinot from last night. The 2014 FH D115 maybe a little darke...
by James Lyon
December 11th, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Favorite inexpensive Rye?
Replies: 45
Views: 1746

Re: Favorite inexpensive Rye?

Brent C l a y t o n wrote: December 11th, 2020, 10:43 am Thanks for the reminder about Old Forester. That's another good one.
You're welcome.
by James Lyon
December 11th, 2020, 10:46 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

The Mecklenburg County ABC received 7,300 entries into the lottery. I'm guessing that there are 100-200 bottles of allocated items in the lottery, so chances are highly unlikely that I will get the opportunity to purchase a bottle. Time will tell.
by James Lyon
December 10th, 2020, 8:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

2014 Patricia Green Cellars Balcombe Pinot Noir A little darker than the 2013 PGC BC. Nose is more expressive. Darker fruited, more blueberry notes than anything to me. Not a lot of spice or volcanic soil notes for the Dundee Hills to my taste. Perhaps a little on the nose and some spice on the back...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Patricia Green Cellars 2013 Berserkers' Cuvee The OG BC. Lighter in color than I remembered. Perfumed nose with some cedar and evergreen. Burnt cherry with cranberry notes. Still very youthful. I imagine this will gain weight overnight. I will report back tomorrow. In lieu of a holiday luncheon, my ...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Eagle Rare also!!!! 10? 10 bottles? Hell yeah! The regular ER is a 10 year old bourbon. That's the one. I would kill for the 17. It's in the lottery. But it's Eagle Rare Rare Eagle Rare is available online from reputable retailers, so I would avoid purchasing from Mecklenburg County or any NC ABC. ...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Leonard, I will keep an eye out at Southern in Indian Land. I will snarf up for you any they have when I am there. Tuesday morning is when they put out the small allocation stuff including Blanton's. Kelly, I'm on the Southern Spirits mailing list and I think that Keith mentioned a few weeks ago th...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 6:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

I am sure you take this for granted and I'm happy for you. In NC you never see this. Or unless you are at the store when the delivery truck comes you never get a chance. State run stores. Leonard, where are you located in NC? If I run across a few bottles of EHTSMB, I'll let you know. I received th...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Favorite inexpensive Rye?
Replies: 45
Views: 1746

Re: Favorite inexpensive Rye?

Rittenhouse and Sazerac would be my choices. I've heard good things about Old Forester Rye.
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Can't help myself - when at Target, I have to pick up at least on E.H. Taylor Small Batch at $42.99. Good bourbon at a great price. I am sure you take this for granted and I'm happy for you. In NC you never see this. Or unless you are at the store when the delivery truck comes you never get a chanc...
by James Lyon
December 9th, 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16
Replies: 268
Views: 9364

Re: Week 3 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Wines of Oregon - D@vid Bu3ker for Dakin Humane Society - DEC9-DEC16

Yeah, a huge thank you to David and everyone else for their contributions and donations over the years including this crazy 2020. My SO is on the board at The Humane Society of Charlotte, so I'm grateful for your continued support of all the furry friends. We recently donated a tasting of Oregon win...
by James Lyon
December 4th, 2020, 7:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott Wolfpack
Replies: 102
Views: 7287

Re: Walter Scott Wolfpack

If anyone’s looking for a deal the 18 seven springs Chardonnay is on wine.com right now for $65. Lots of coupons In the deals Thread to take Almost 33% off. They had more vineyards last week but I snoozed. Looks like they have 10 cases of this one now so we should probably get to milking those coup...
by James Lyon
December 4th, 2020, 5:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott Wolfpack
Replies: 102
Views: 7287

Re: Walter Scott Wolfpack

Thanks to Marcus and Ken for the thoughtful and informative posts. Like CFU, my apologies for adding to the no 2019 Cuvee Anne hysteria. Glad to see that it will be released in 2021. Be well and keep up the good work.

James
by James Lyon
December 3rd, 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott Wolfpack
Replies: 102
Views: 7287

Re: Walter Scott Wolfpack

If prices went up due to lower yields, do you think they will go down when yields increase?? Todd, I don't know. I'm sure that there were a myriad of factors associated with the modest price increases of which the X Novo Chardonnay was the greatest. Yeah, one would think that if a price goes up, it...
by James Lyon
December 3rd, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott Wolfpack
Replies: 102
Views: 7287

Re: Walter Scott Wolfpack

Charlie, I hadn't realized they had eliminated the Cuvee Anne - I kind of liked that as a nice intermediate step between the Le Combe Verte and the SVD Chardonnays. What did they do, just include the grapes in Le Combe Verte? Sorry, I'm not Chuck (Daly) Fu, but I've been a Walter Scott supporter fo...
by James Lyon
December 2nd, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 787
Views: 52353

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Jeff Wilkinson wrote: December 2nd, 2020, 12:20 pm
Sean_S wrote: December 2nd, 2020, 10:42 am Great Library offer from Goodfellow this morning. You might want to investigate before the limited stash disapears...

Sean
Agreed! Just spoke to Megan and got the order in.
I know a guy with a few of those older bottles from the library bottles section.

James
by James Lyon
November 26th, 2020, 7:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving Day - What are you drinking?
Replies: 181
Views: 7763

Re: Thanksgiving Day - What are you drinking?

2014 Argyle Brut Rose
2018 Paetra O Riesling
1998 Rex Hill Maresh Vineyard Pinot Noir
2016 Cameron Julia (Abbey Ridge Vineyard) Pinot Noir
2010 Château Guiraud Sauternes
by James Lyon
November 24th, 2020, 7:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 663
Views: 38265

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

Quick update, I received my replacement bottles yesterday. As Nikki promised, the replacement bottles were the 2014 Qupe Bien Nacido Hillside Estate and Estate Bottled Syrah. I'm happy, and yes, I'll plan to donate the 2018 Qupe Central Coast to charity. My SO is on the board at the Humane Society o...
by James Lyon
November 18th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

I've had every offering from Van Winkle including Pappy's 20+ year old Bourbon. I've also had a boat load of other Kentucky boutique label Bourbon's. I recently bought a bottle of Weller's 12 year old and am hard pressed to identify something I like better. Unfortunately, it's super hard to find. N...
by James Lyon
November 18th, 2020, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Large Format Tasting Question
Replies: 13
Views: 1004

Re: Large Format Tasting Question

James, it is actually from store in midtown, Manhattan, not Chattanooga, not much demand for imperials around these parts. Unfortunately, without taking off the bottle holder "wings", the diameter of the bottle neck prevents me from using the coravin. I know it will work with mags, I thin...
by James Lyon
November 18th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Anyone try Act 8 Midwinter Night Dram? I've only been able to get one bottle and gifted it to a friend. Local place still has Act 6 bottles for $170, which is what they sold them for at release, and they wonder why they didn't get any new allocation. I was fortunate to enjoy a few pours of the earl...
by James Lyon
November 18th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4109
Views: 234651

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Willett. Talk to Jason Bray re: Willett. 185 bottles is a lot of bottles ... Late to reply, but yeah Willett ain’t never gonna happen. Sorry all. Yeah, perhaps not for the wineberserker pick, but single barrel picks are available through Willett. My best buddy back home in TN was able to get a Will...
by James Lyon
November 18th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Large Format Tasting Question
Replies: 13
Views: 1004

Re: Large Format Tasting Question

Yeah, the wine should be fine. I just wanted to comment that you should post this picture over in the bourbon thread. I'm assuming that the picture is recent and taken at a package store in TN. If so, there's clearly a plethora of fine bourbon selections in TN as I have attested to others over the y...
by James Lyon
November 11th, 2020, 4:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 663
Views: 38265

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

I received a full case of the 2018 Qupe Central Coast Syrah. Weird. Did you specifically ask for a replacement instead of a refund? I requested replacement bottles or a full refund. Looking at the Qupe website, something seems off with the labels of the suggested replacement bottle. The label doesn...

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