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by Curtis Chen
February 25th, 2021, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most useless tasting note I've ever seen...
Replies: 49
Views: 2036

Re: Most useless tasting note I've ever seen...

One of his Top 3 reviews: 2007 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select - 94 points. "Standing rib roast, red cabbage, popovers"
by Curtis Chen
February 25th, 2021, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810922

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

AD Northup wrote: February 25th, 2021, 7:59 am 2018 Fac Similie
2004 Chave
Wake me up at 5:45 next time :(
by Curtis Chen
February 24th, 2021, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you still have the FIRST bottle...
Replies: 46
Views: 1899

Re: Do you still have the FIRST bottle...

Been collecting for about 15 years and haven’t touched probably the first 80 or so cases I mostly bought on release. Was buying through UK merchants even though I wasn’t living there so easy to keep my hands off them. Will get them all shipped over at some point in next 5 years or so and open them ...
by Curtis Chen
February 23rd, 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Total Wine Pappy Offer
Replies: 279
Views: 38868

Re: Total Wine Pappy Offer

Weird system. I have far fewer than 40,000-75,000 points. TW should do better.
by Curtis Chen
February 23rd, 2021, 1:08 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Total Wine Pappy Offer
Replies: 279
Views: 38868

Re: Total Wine Pappy Offer

Benny P wrote: February 23rd, 2021, 12:10 pm
Curtis Chen wrote: October 16th, 2020, 3:29 pm
Benny P wrote: October 14th, 2020, 7:25 pm I have a feeling I'm going to end up with a bottle of Blanton's haha. Or even worse, shut out of anything.
Hey, you're more optimistic than I am!
I just checked my account and looks like I did end up with a Blanton's haha.
Hahaha, me too. Not the PVW I was expecting, but hey.
by Curtis Chen
February 19th, 2021, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Have wine auction lots become much more scarce....?
Replies: 169
Views: 8982

Re: Have wine auction lots become much more scarce....?

I just happened to go to KL auction site and saw that the ‘16 Chappellet Signature - great QPR wine - is 2 for $250 right now with 10 minutes to go. That wine is readily available at my local wine shop for ~$70? It’s also available online for $72 at retail. Who is paying $125 + buyers premium ... a...
by Curtis Chen
February 18th, 2021, 11:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Pinot Noir Seven Springs Vineyard
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Pinot Noir Seven Springs Vineyard

Thanks for the note. Drinking a '16 Violin Eoly-Amity Pinot (love the stuff). Fun to note any similarities/differences.

Need to try some WS reds!
by Curtis Chen
February 18th, 2021, 5:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tempting wine purchases you’ve passed on—give others a shot
Replies: 95
Views: 7789

Re: Tempting wine purchases you’ve passed on—give others a shot

Mike C. wrote: February 18th, 2021, 5:57 pm
Curtis Chen wrote: February 18th, 2021, 11:13 am
Dale Bowers wrote: February 18th, 2021, 11:12 am The Bottle List has some Prevost
Fac Similes gone! 😮
What was the pricing?
LC18 for $320
by Curtis Chen
February 18th, 2021, 5:58 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Total Wine Pappy Offer
Replies: 279
Views: 38868

Re: Total Wine Pappy Offer

BenW wrote: February 18th, 2021, 5:07 pm We’re in the back half of February now... I assume no-one has heard anything yet?
Nothing yet.
by Curtis Chen
February 18th, 2021, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tempting wine purchases you’ve passed on—give others a shot
Replies: 95
Views: 7789

Re: Tempting wine purchases you’ve passed on—give others a shot

Dale Bowers wrote: February 18th, 2021, 11:12 am The Bottle List has some Prevost
Fac Similes gone! 😮
by Curtis Chen
February 13th, 2021, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Baller Extraordinaire
Replies: 18
Views: 1846

Re: Wine Baller Extraordinaire

That caption is great. Hahaha
by Curtis Chen
February 11th, 2021, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?
Replies: 132
Views: 7623

Re: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?

Didn't want to love it because it's hard to get, but LC17 Prevost Fac-Simile was utterly fantastic.
by Curtis Chen
February 11th, 2021, 3:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 700
Views: 47883

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Andrew Kotowski wrote: February 10th, 2021, 1:04 pm Wheeeeeeeeeeee!
Damn. So sexy.
by Curtis Chen
February 11th, 2021, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8675
Views: 651380

Re: de Negoce offer

I'd buy at a higher price if I could mix and match. Know plenty of locals that would, too.
by Curtis Chen
February 10th, 2021, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?
Replies: 61
Views: 3572

Re: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?

Just a warning: the 2015 is currently $500 in the US. (Incidentally, what metric will you use for the price?) No, the 2015 is currently offered at $500. Doesn't mean someone pays it. Exactly. This is such an important point. Nothing worse than seeing someone overpay because they falsely believe a s...
by Curtis Chen
February 10th, 2021, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?
Replies: 61
Views: 3572

Re: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?

YLee wrote: February 10th, 2021, 5:00 pm
Mark Y wrote: February 10th, 2021, 4:52 pm So.... i know math is annoying.. [wow.gif] but 20% yoy increase makes $220 in year 1, $456 in year 5.. [wow.gif] [wow.gif] [wow.gif]

Yr 1- 220
yr 2- 264
yr 3- 316
yr 4- 380
yr 5- 456
Wouldnt "within five years of today" be $547.43?
No.
by Curtis Chen
February 10th, 2021, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne
Replies: 40
Views: 1840

Re: TN: 2008 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne

William Kelley wrote: February 10th, 2021, 4:35 pm I think the new team at BdM have certainly tried very hard to resolve the premox issues, and 17, 18 and 19 have been very good. So, we will see, but I'm quite optimistic.
Haven't followed BdM for quite some time now, so this is nice to hear.
by Curtis Chen
February 8th, 2021, 2:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne
Replies: 40
Views: 1840

Re: TN: 2008 Bonneau du Martray Corton Charlemagne

Lucky you! Oldest I've had was the 14. Such delicious.
by Curtis Chen
February 8th, 2021, 2:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Arcadian Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: TN: 2001 Arcadian Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay

Miss these. 😍 Always surprised that his wines always stayed affordable, too.
by Curtis Chen
February 8th, 2021, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wines are you drinking for the Super Bowl
Replies: 59
Views: 2660

Re: What wines are you drinking for the Super Bowl

Friends, Super Bowl is far overrated. Give me MARCH MADNESS any time or NBA play-offs. Basketball is world wide number 2 with soccer and not American Football leading the bunch. Football is an American only thing. LEBRON rules. I'll have a LA TACHE when The Lakers win this championship. Forget abou...
by Curtis Chen
February 7th, 2021, 2:32 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Old Beer - Results
Replies: 113
Views: 10118

Re: Old Beer - Results

I might be out of the loop, but last I saw, Drie Fonteinen had the Cuvee Armand & Gaston, which was only their own lambics in the blend, and were still making the regular Gueuze. I had a recent release of the latter recently and thought it was excellent. I do prefer it to the Armand & Gasto...
by Curtis Chen
February 7th, 2021, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wines are you drinking for the Super Bowl
Replies: 59
Views: 2660

Re: What wines are you drinking for the Super Bowl

Monkish, bro.
by Curtis Chen
February 4th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Goldbelly experiences
Replies: 80
Views: 4556

Re: Goldbelly experiences

Recently ordered McMoon's lobster rolls from Maine (shoutout to Rob Pav!). So good.
by Curtis Chen
February 1st, 2021, 2:02 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!
Replies: 226
Views: 11359

Re: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!

Brian Tuite wrote: January 31st, 2021, 7:23 pm Made Berserker Blend Chili tonight. The Flannery beef adds a richness to the chili that regular ground beef can’t.
Andrew W. wrote: January 31st, 2021, 9:25 pm To add onto the above, flannery Dino ribs are a dream... Only next to a flannery whole packer brisket, not sure I could afford the later tho 😂
You two know what's up!
by Curtis Chen
January 30th, 2021, 4:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Diversity...again
Replies: 57
Views: 2651

Re: Cellar Diversity...again

Brady Daniels wrote: January 30th, 2021, 4:05 pm
Curtis Chen wrote: January 30th, 2021, 3:57 pm OP is trying to show he knows wine, but it's not working. 😭😭
I don’t think that’s fair. I suspect they just believe diversity increases one's understanding and therefore enjoyment of wine.
Simps gonna simp.
by Curtis Chen
January 30th, 2021, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Diversity...again
Replies: 57
Views: 2651

Re: Cellar Diversity...again

Mark Y wrote: January 30th, 2021, 2:29 pm
Glenn P. wrote: January 30th, 2021, 1:02 pm how does this happen.
They like CA wines...?
[cheers.gif]
OP is trying to show he knows wine, but it's not working. 😭😭
by Curtis Chen
January 30th, 2021, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Diversity...again
Replies: 57
Views: 2651

Re: Cellar Diversity...again

Some people just like CA wine. Some older guy at my offsite (forgot his name, but he told me he's a somm, which is how you know someone is a somm [wow.gif] ) showed me his huge walk-in locker. Almost all CA wine.
by Curtis Chen
January 30th, 2021, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Pierre Guillemot Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Les Serpentières
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Pierre Guillemot Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Les Serpentières

Almost popped one the other night. Think I'll hold off. Thanks for the impression.
by Curtis Chen
January 29th, 2021, 11:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12765
Views: 519148

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Skipped the wine, poured some Doc Swinson #7. Big fan.
by Curtis Chen
January 29th, 2021, 11:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shakeup at Ridge
Replies: 40
Views: 6658

Re: Shakeup at Ridge

Dan Kravitz wrote: January 29th, 2021, 7:35 pmI love Monte Bello, but think it's best at ~30 years and I'm no longer buying wines to lay down for 30 years.
Damn. Waiting another decade for mine. Lol
by Curtis Chen
January 28th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Ok, tally it up. What did you buy?
Replies: 223
Views: 8303

Re: Ok, tally it up. What did you buy?

- Astrea Caviar
- Flannery Beef
- Salt Vine Wine
- Glasvin

All I need!
by Curtis Chen
January 28th, 2021, 3:31 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!
Replies: 226
Views: 11359

Re: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!

Meat arrived! Looks incredible, as always! Can't wait for dinner!
by Curtis Chen
January 28th, 2021, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friend of friend wants to land his helicopter at Screaming Eagle
Replies: 279
Views: 36355

Re: Friend of friend wants to land his helicopter at Screaming Eagle

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote: January 27th, 2021, 11:44 pm I assume it was established pages ago that "friend of a friend" is a smarmy way of saying "me" riiiiight?! [blush2.gif]
Philip Ente was crazy with the brags, but never wowed anyone. Andrew K must be his disciple. [wow.gif] [wow.gif]
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 5:34 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: GLASVIN (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*
Replies: 137
Views: 6473

Re: GLASVIN Natural Stemware *Save 33-50%+* (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*

My Zaltos just collect dust now because of the Glasvins :(. Guess it's time to add the decanter to my collection. [wow.gif] Now, *that's* an endorsement! You mind telling us why you prefer the Glasvin? To be fair, I still love the Zaltos. I have the BDX and Universals from both Glasvin and Zalto. W...
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810922

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: January 27th, 2021, 5:28 am 2 x 2005 Edmond Vatan Sancerre Clos la Néore
Balla! No surprise it was you. 😉
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810922

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

- Salt Vine Cab and Rosé
- Flannery beef (hangar steaks, Kali blend, and 130 day dry aged ribeye)
- Astrea Caviar Kaluga Hybrid
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1847
Views: 121742

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Envoyer did not crush the 2008 Taittinger. It just patted its little head. Reoffered today . . . anyone else seeing more erroneous email prices? Email says $189.99. Click through and it's $199.99. This seems to have been happening more frequently - mismatch between email and website price. Greg nee...
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 12:12 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: GLASVIN (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*
Replies: 137
Views: 6473

Re: GLASVIN Natural Stemware *Save 33-50%+* (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*

T Fletcher wrote: January 27th, 2021, 10:46 am What!? Just received notice my shipment label has been created and was provided a tracking number...from my purchase made 2.5 hours ago. That's real-time!
That's sexy!
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 12:11 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - High End Caviar Deals for Berserkerday 12 ***
Replies: 71
Views: 2361

Re: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - High End Caviar Deals for Berserkerday 12 ***

davidkong wrote: January 27th, 2021, 11:56 am Heard so much about these, thankfully I'm in NYC during BD12 so I can get some. In for a 100g of the Kaluga!
That's my favorite! No wonder you also sell my favorite wine glass 🥰
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 10:14 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: ** SOLD OUT*** ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **
Replies: 49
Views: 3452

Re: ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **

What would you say is a Comparable rose in terms of style? Need to try! It's my all-around favorite Rose. Took me by surprise! It reminds me of the old Commanderie de Peyrassol bottles I used to love, but with a touch more richness and density. Extremely aromatic with a purity to it where it's neve...
by Curtis Chen
January 27th, 2021, 9:21 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: ** SOLD OUT*** ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **
Replies: 49
Views: 3452

Re: ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **

Rose is a no brainer at the price. Looking forward to sharing with friends and family once everyone gets their vaccine in the spring/summer. Friend shared a sample vial of the 2016 cab: nice Napa fruit with plush texture. Thanks guys! What would you say is a Comparable rose in terms of style? Need ...
by Curtis Chen
January 26th, 2021, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT handles
Replies: 438
Views: 22569

Re: CT handles

Curtis Chen 😮
by Curtis Chen
January 26th, 2021, 4:20 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!
Replies: 226
Views: 11359

Re: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!

When checking out, the credit card page will look like this. Do not put the code in "Apply Gift Card Code". Instead, click "APPLY DISCOUNT CODE" and it'll create a dropdown. Discount Code.JPG Put the BDXII code there and click "Apply Discount" code.JPG Boom, discount ap...

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