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by D. HEIN
July 26th, 2019, 12:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Petite Sirah is pretty boring
Replies: 94
Views: 4485

Re: Petite Sirah is pretty boring

Bought two cases each of the Rockland, 1992 and 1993 PSs, reviewed below by Robert Parker. Began drinking these wines last year, and, for my wife’s and my taste, thoroughly enjoyable. I suspect these PSs’ have another 10+ years of drinkability. The only issue with this grape, is the time required to...
by D. HEIN
July 3rd, 2019, 9:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you drinking in homage of the demise of eBob? 1995 Ch. Bel-Air Marquis d’Aligre for me.
Replies: 51
Views: 2168

Re: What are you drinking in homage of the demise of eBob? 1995 Ch. Bel-Air Marquis d’Aligre for me.

JH,

"At least if EBob dies, I won't have to worry about reading more bad legal advice from Mark Squires"

OR arrogant, demeaning, rude rants!

Pass the "2 Buck Chuck" please, the only apropos selection I can think of!
by D. HEIN
June 14th, 2019, 8:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HOUSTON WINE LIST
Replies: 15
Views: 1586

HOUSTON WINE LIST

In Houston-

Searching for BYOB or wine lists with mature Rhone (Cotie Rotie/Hermitage), Barolo, Syrah or Barbaresco.

Prefer Italian, Barbecue, Indian, Steak or Pizza restaurants.

Please PM byob options.

Thanks!
by D. HEIN
May 3rd, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday lunch with some serious classics
Replies: 9
Views: 1310

Re: Friday lunch with some serious classics

MARK,

FABULOUS!

Can you project a future lifespan for the 1990 Chave, of course, stored in ideal cellar conditions?

Thanks
by D. HEIN
April 14th, 2019, 10:23 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1966 VEGA-SICILA, UNICO
Replies: 0
Views: 257

1966 VEGA-SICILA, UNICO

Celebration?

One .750, $850.00

Excellent condition, stored at 50 to 55 degrees in my cellar.

E/M for questions or purchase.

Thanks
by D. HEIN
April 12th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A dinner with the 5 whites of Curnonsky and a prephylloxeric DRC Richebourg
Replies: 14
Views: 1049

Re: A dinner with the 5 whites of Curnonsky and a prephylloxeric DRC Richebourg

Francois, Another testament to the sustainability, longevity of Bordeaux and red Burgundy with appropriate care (presumingly!) What was the wine fill level in the bottles of 1942 Chateau Margaux and the 1942 DRC-Richebourg? Were the bottles .750, 1.50 litre or? Your excellent relationships (quantity...
by D. HEIN
April 9th, 2019, 10:57 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1990 ALLEGRINI-Valpolicella Classico, Superiore Amarone.
Replies: 0
Views: 152

1990 ALLEGRINI-Valpolicella Classico, Superiore Amarone.

Four .750s, 1990 ALLEGRINI-Valpolicella Classico, Superiore Amarone. If Amarone wine achieves 12% alcohol, it is entitled to the Superiore designation and is produced in the Classico zone of Valpolicella DOC of Veneto ALLEGRINI Classico Superiore Amarone Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy 1990 -The 1990 Am...
by D. HEIN
April 8th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The Night I Gave Out My First Perfect Score(s)
Replies: 15
Views: 1593

Re: TN: The Night I Gave Out My First Perfect Score(s)

Jonathan, Fabulous tasting! As Mike said, the Centenaire is in rare company in the 1990 CdP vintage! Beaucastel-Hommage a Jacques Perrin Henri Bonneau-Celestins Clos du Mont Olivet-Cuvee du Papet Rayas-Cdp Ausone receives little love, but, one, of the greatest Bordeauxs period, in my opinion. Have y...
by D. HEIN
April 1st, 2019, 7:43 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LOKOYA-MT. VEEDER
Replies: 0
Views: 248

LOKOYA-MT. VEEDER

Two .750s, 1995 Lokoya, Mt. Veeder, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Perfect condition, stored at 50 to 55 degrees in my cellar.

$200.00 per .750, buy the two bottles, I'll include FedEx, ground shipping, NO CHARGE!

E/M for questions, pics or purchase.

Thanks
by D. HEIN
March 28th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle
Replies: 56
Views: 2968

Re: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle

Marietta, Arme-Cabernet Sauvignon blend. A bold, pungent wine, the 2014 Armé offers a decidedly old school influenced profile of dark stone fruit, black olive, herb, tobacco and licorice. Cool and savory, but with considerable depth, the 2014 Armé is another knock out wine from Scot Bilbro. Generous...
by D. HEIN
March 27th, 2019, 9:57 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: '90 GRUAUD-LAROSE
Replies: 0
Views: 206

'90 GRUAUD-LAROSE

12 (.750) bottles, purchased on release, EXCELLENT (new) condition, stored in my cellar (NY). $225.00 per bottle. GRUAUD-LAROSE St. Julien, Bordeaux, France Average age of vines, fifty three years 57 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 7.5% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot & 1.5% Malbec In 1757, Gruaud...
by D. HEIN
March 23rd, 2019, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx
Replies: 68
Views: 3973

Re: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx

MC, Roberts' perspective: The 1982 and 1990 Bordeaux – 27 and 19 Years After I decided in December, 2008 to begin a reappraisal of the 1990 Bordeaux, and in March and April, 2009, I followed those tastings up with tastings of the 1982s. All of these wines were purchased as wine futures, and they hav...
by D. HEIN
March 22nd, 2019, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx
Replies: 68
Views: 3973

Re: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx

Oh, and by the way, the '74 and '76 La Missions are very enjoyable, and still living the good life!

Do they compare with the '59, 61, 75 and the '82s? Absolutely not, nor does their price!
by D. HEIN
March 22nd, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx
Replies: 68
Views: 3973

Re: Michael Broadbent on old Bdx

Spotty, 1975s, some fabulous wines,

75 La Tour Haut-Brion
75 Lafleur
75 L'Evangile
75 Mission Haut Brion
75 Petrus
75 Haut Brion
75 Cheval Blanc

Love many '75s and have them in my cellar, for drinking over the next 20 years, if I last that long!!!!
by D. HEIN
March 20th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: CHATEAU MONTELENA
Replies: 1
Views: 380

CHATEAU MONTELENA

1977 Chateau Montelena Three, .750s, $200.00 each 1973 Chateau Montelena One, .750, $350.00 I believe the 1973 was the first commercial vintage released by the Barretts. When I think back to the top California Cabernet Sauvignon wineries twenty two years ago (1973), it is shocking to see how many of...
by D. HEIN
March 15th, 2019, 7:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some odds, some ends and some very good wines.
Replies: 10
Views: 850

Re: Some odds, some ends and some very good wines.

Mark,

Interesting wine lunch. Could do this weekly from here to the end!!!

It's fascinating to experience fifty/sixty year old wines that are truly a joy and pleasure to drink!

The Canon and L'Evangile are admirable in every context, availability is the challenge!

Thanks for sharing!
by D. HEIN
March 15th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1975 LEOVILLE LAS CASES
Replies: 0
Views: 255

1975 LEOVILLE LAS CASES

EXCELLENT CONDITION!!! Three .750s, $275.00 each! 1975 -This is one of the great successes of the vintage. However, those with modern day tastes for soft, easy going, supple wines may not enjoy the 1975 Leoville Las Cases. Why? It is a tannic, backward, old style wine cut from the mold of such vinta...
by D. HEIN
March 6th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: BAROLO, RARE, make that EXTREMELY RARE!
Replies: 2
Views: 904

BAROLO, RARE, make that EXTREMELY RARE!

Vietti, 1989, Rocche! Perfect!!!

Two .750s, $350.00 each!

Basically, this wine is likely unavailable, globally!

EM to purchase or for photo, answers.

Thanks!
by D. HEIN
February 24th, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: RAYAS-Fonsalette Cdr & Syrah
Replies: 1
Views: 423

Re: RAYAS-Fonsalette, Update

Will consider trade for 2008 and/or 2009 Cristal.

YEAR DESIGNATION QTY SIZE


98 CdR 2 .750
97 CdR 1 .750
90 CdR 2 .750

00 Syrah 4 .750
98 Syrah 1 .750

TOTAL 10/.750 $3,000.00

E/M.

Thanks
by D. HEIN
February 21st, 2019, 10:34 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: RAYAS-Fonsalette Cdr & Syrah
Replies: 1
Views: 423

RAYAS-Fonsalette Cdr & Syrah

YEAR DESIGNATION QTY SIZE

98 Cotes du Rhone 3 .750
97 Cotes du Rhone 1 .750
90 Cotes du Rhone 1 .750

00 Syrah 4 .750
98 Syrah 1 .750

TOTAL $3,000.00 10

EM questions.

Thanks
by D. HEIN
February 15th, 2019, 5:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1982 Cristal
Replies: 10
Views: 499

Re: 1982 Cristal

Blake, The 1982 Cristal and the 1985 Krug-Clos du Mesnil are the finest vintage champagnes I've ever had the privilege to drink, including D/P and D/P rose from the sixties. Absolutely stunning! What are the future 1982s of later vintages? At age 37, it's a considerable time investment, considering ...
by D. HEIN
February 12th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: CHAVE-Hermitage Rouge
Replies: 0
Views: 324

CHAVE-Hermitage Rouge

J. L. Chave, 1987, 2 (two) .750s. Excellent condition.

$275.00 each.

Questions? Please EM.

Thanks!
by D. HEIN
February 8th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Rayas holding back wine to drive prices higher?
Replies: 49
Views: 3944

Re: Chateau Rayas holding back wine to drive prices higher?

Gentlemen, Pleeez, what would an original case of 1990 Rayas, Reserve CdP be priced at, and, an original case of 1990 Fonsalette, both in pristene condition? At a Sotheby's, Christie's or HDH auction, what is your speculation/estimate as to hammer price for each? And, while were at it, pricing for t...
by D. HEIN
January 20th, 2019, 2:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?
Replies: 42
Views: 3358

Re: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?

LE MONTRACHET / MONTRACHET http://montrachet.com/montrachet/cadastre/montrachet/montrachet_g.html <><><> & <><><> [/size] In their "Nouvel atlas des grands vignobles de Bourgogne" Sylvain Pithiot and Pierre Poupon indicate that the "Montrachet" AOC consists of two different "lieux dits" (plots), on...
by D. HEIN
January 16th, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?
Replies: 42
Views: 3358

Re: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?

Hi Chet, Indeed, aged Blanc Burgundy is generally a low probability for the future, at this time. But, there are cellars with these rarities today, going back 30++ years. Extremely rare, of course! It would fascinating to do a comparative Chevalier Montrachet/Le Montrachet dinner, with ALL wines hav...
by D. HEIN
January 14th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?
Replies: 42
Views: 3358

Re: Is Le Montrachet really a notch above the other hyphenated ones?

J/C & D/C,

Was the incredible 1993 D'Auvenay we drank at Mitch Hershs' weekend Burgundy tasting a Chevalier?

For a somewhat off white Burgundy vintage, it was mind blowing! I recall Brad England flipping "OUT" upon tasting this wine!

Here!
by D. HEIN
January 13th, 2019, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Medium aged Bordeaux: Pick 2
Replies: 14
Views: 830

Re: Medium aged Bordeaux: Pick 2

1995 -Tasted from an ex-château bottle at BI Wine & Spirits Calon-Segur dinner in London. The 1995 Calon-Segur was the vintage that raised the profile of this estate and heralded the start of the late Mme Gasqueton's era. At 20 years of age, it shows no signs of reaching the end of its plateau. Far...
by D. HEIN
January 4th, 2019, 3:27 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: H. LIGNIER, RED BURGUNDY
Replies: 0
Views: 300

H. LIGNIER, RED BURGUNDY

One (.750) Hubert Lignier, Les Chaffots-Premier Cru, original release condition, $295.00. Robert M. Parker, Jr. Issue Date: 30th Aug 1995 Both Morey St.-Denis premier crus are superb. The Les Chaffots is a highly extracted, deep ruby, purple colored wine that will benefit from 3 to 5 years of cellar...
by D. HEIN
January 3rd, 2019, 10:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Check: Blacksmith Fine Wines (Nelsonville, NY)
Replies: 7
Views: 793

Re: Retailer Check: Blacksmith Fine Wines (Nelsonville, NY)

Great list, diverse, and value priced. Love the ambiance, presentation and NO b/s, rope a dope jabber so many sites embrace today. Obviously, a well cared for/selected collection with passion and discernment. https://blacksmithfinewines.com/ Another one I enjoy is this: http://www.vinoptimo.com/en/ ...
by D. HEIN
January 3rd, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1994 Arrowood CS
Replies: 19
Views: 877

Re: TN: 1994 Arrowood CS

Noah, 1994 was a great Cabernet Sauvignon vintage in Napa, Dominus, Dalla Valle-Maya, Harlan, Spottswode, Phelps-Insignia, Mondavi-Reserve and Togni! A few steps up from the CS, is the Reserve Speciale, a spectacular wine for this region/year in Napa, California! 1994 -Equally profound is the 1994 C...
by D. HEIN
January 2nd, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Now that 2018 is over: your wine of the year
Replies: 189
Views: 7628

Re: Now that 2018 is over: your wine of the year

1994 Verget, Le Montrachet, stunning!
by D. HEIN
December 27th, 2018, 1:29 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: JABOULET 1985
Replies: 0
Views: 193

JABOULET 1985

One-1985 Jaboulet, Hermitage, La Chapelle magnum (1.50).

Excellent condition stored at 50 to 55 degrees.

$650.00

EM or PM questions.
JABOULET LA CHAPELLE 1985 1.JPG
by D. HEIN
December 20th, 2018, 2:19 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ISO: 1963 Madeira
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: ISO: 1963 Madeira

Specific producer?
by D. HEIN
December 8th, 2018, 4:44 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: VERGET-Chevalier Montrachet
Replies: 1
Views: 165

VERGET-Chevalier Montrachet

1994 Verget-Chevalier Montrachet Fourteen (14), (.750) bottles, excellent condition, $350.00 per bottle. These are truly the wines of a genius. I suspect their quality is so high it will shake up a lot of white burgundy producers who have been resting on their historical reputations for far too long...
by D. HEIN
November 28th, 2018, 8:51 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Review
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Re: RAYAS-Fonsalette

Sale Pending.

Thanks
by D. HEIN
November 28th, 2018, 5:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Review
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Review

Question
by D. HEIN
November 5th, 2018, 7:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need Suggestions - Grenache (update!)
Replies: 60
Views: 2120

Re: Need Suggestions - Grenache (rules apply)

COLONIAL ESTATE Alexander Laing Vineyard 100% Old Vine Grenache, 500 Cases produced Barossa Valley, Australia 2005 -The dark ruby, purple tinged 2005 Old Vine Grenache Alexander Laing (from 80 to 100 year old vines) offers damp earth like notes intermixed with scents of kirsch liqueur, licorice and ...
by D. HEIN
November 1st, 2018, 7:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1970 DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER
Replies: 0
Views: 263

1970 DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER

One .750, 1970 Domaine De Chevalier, excellent condition, in the lower neck fill.

Drank my next to the last bottle of this wine last week with NY strip, garlic roasted Yukon Golds, roasted brussel sprouts, and it was outstanding!

$275.00
by D. HEIN
October 31st, 2018, 11:22 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1989 MEYNEY-Magnums
Replies: 1
Views: 276

1989 MEYNEY-Magnums

One original case (in wooden box) six 1989 Meyney magnums (1.50).

Perfect condition, NEW, stored at 50 to 55 degrees in my cellar.

$250.00 per magnum.

Ten percent discount for the case purchase.

EM or PM questions.
by D. HEIN
October 26th, 2018, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Biggest Bottle
Replies: 51
Views: 2016

Re: Your Biggest Bottle

Also Mount Eden, 1984 Cabernet Sauvignon, 3 litre, signed by Jeffrey Patterson, wine maker, one three litre bottled.



1984 MOUNT EDEN-Wine Maker Signature 1.JPG


1984 MOUNT EDEN-Wine Maker Signature 2.JPG


1984 MOUNT EDEN-3.00 Liter Cabernet Sauvignon.JPG
by D. HEIN
October 20th, 2018, 11:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?
Replies: 121
Views: 4583

Re: What Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?

#1? [/size][/b] 1974 HEITZ-Marths' Vineyard.jpg 1974 -The 1974 Heitz "Martha's Vineyard" remains at the top of its game. It offers its tell tale eucalyptus/mint perfume and much more in its spectacular nose, thick, layered flavors, totally integrated tannins, and incredible length. It still bothers...
by D. HEIN
October 16th, 2018, 11:21 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?
Replies: 119
Views: 5161

Re: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?

Tom,

What states do you ship to? Also, do you sell private wines on a consignment basis?
by D. HEIN
October 12th, 2018, 8:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB 1975 Bordeaux
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: WTB 1975 Bordeaux

Mark,

Have 1975 Lafleur (.750) & 1975 Haut Brion (1.50).

Pristine condition, stored at 50 to 55 degrees for a very long time!!!!!!!!!!!!

EM: D@DPROSE.com
by D. HEIN
September 27th, 2018, 12:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Chateau La Confession, St. Emilion
Replies: 26
Views: 831

Re: TN: 2005 Chateau La Confession, St. Emilion

“One positive note, though - earlier this year we opened bottles of Faugères 1998 and 2000: they were both excellent, especially the latter. They weren't exactly classical, but the fruit was not at all overdone and there was no trace of oak. So maybe given time some of these wines digest all that wo...
by D. HEIN
September 20th, 2018, 9:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SHAFER-Hillside Select
Replies: 0
Views: 358

SHAFER-Hillside Select

Purchased on release, impeccably stored: 3-1985 @ $250.00 per bottle 2-1986 @ $250.00 per bottle 2-1996 @ $250.00 per bottle This offer is contingent on ALL bottles being purchased. If not sold, these bottles are going to auction as a single lot. Buyer pays shipping & is responsible for any issue/lo...
by D. HEIN
September 10th, 2018, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Acker Merrall vs HDH auction experience as seller
Replies: 91
Views: 4640

Re: Acker Merrall vs HDH auction experience as seller

SEPTEMBER SETS FALL SEASON ON FIRE AS COLLECTION OF WILF JAEGER SOARS PAST HIGH ESTIMATE OVER $7M SOLD AND AN ASTOUNDING 312 WORLD RECORDS SET, NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF ALL NON-MIXED LOTS BURGUNDY DOMINATES TOP LOTS LED BY ROUSSEAU, DRC, LEROY, DUJAC AND HENRI JAYER TOP THREE LOTS.jpg Three Top Lots from...
by D. HEIN
August 3rd, 2018, 11:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My WOTY so far: 1978 Rousseau Chambertin and some pals (96 Mesnil, 96 Roulot, 08 Cristal)
Replies: 25
Views: 1146

My WOTY so far: 1978 Rousseau Chambertin and some pals (96 Mesnil, 96 Roulot, 08 Cristal)

LOOKING BACK! The 1996 Roulot-Les Luchets review by Stephen Tanzer, dated September 1998: Very fresh, complex aromas of spice, mint, lime, flowers, pear and earth. Flavor of ripe pear given delineation and cut by harmonious, ripe acids. Consistent and dense in the mouth, with a long, ripe aftertaste...
by D. HEIN
August 3rd, 2018, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My WOTY so far: 1978 Rousseau Chambertin and some pals (96 Mesnil, 96 Roulot, 08 Cristal)
Replies: 25
Views: 1146

My WOTY so far: 1978 Rousseau Chambertin and some pals (96 Mesnil, 96 Roulot, 08 Cristal)

A great wine dinner, the motivation to cellar great wines, achieving the maturity that so many winos seek the world over. Rousseau, truly one of the "GREATS" in Burgundy! Your thoughts on the future development of the 2008 Cristal?

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