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by Francois Sauve
December 4th, 2018, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much did you pay for your wine collection?
Replies: 64
Views: 2804

Re: How much did you pay for your wine collection?

The poll is a fairly silly unless you know how long someone has been collecting. Someone spending $250,000 over two years is different than a collector paying the same amount for wine over 30 years. Then, to really make it interesting, you would also need to know the level of income of the collecto...
by Francois Sauve
August 12th, 2017, 3:59 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: How do you know a wine will be good years in the future?
Replies: 45
Views: 4498

How do you know a wine will be good years in the future?

Your tastes will change over time and what you like now may not be what you are into then, we all have a few orphans in our cellars. So true! Realizing this was happening to me 10-15 years ago, I started purchasing wines that I did not particularly like with the expectation that I would ultimately ...
by Francois Sauve
August 5th, 2017, 5:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Irritating Thread Inqiring As To Your Intentions Of 2013 Barolo Purchases
Replies: 165
Views: 12612

Another Irritating Thread Inqiring As To Your Intentions Of 2013 Barolo Purchases

I have a six pack of Brezza Castellero and 3 Normale coming this month. I will probably buy more of the normale and a couple of the other 2 crus as well. The agent here in Vancouver is a very likable fellow. He also has DeForville, Sandri and Fenocchio. What are those selling for in Vancouver? I'm ...
by Francois Sauve
May 24th, 2015, 10:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Learning To Appreciate Austerity In Wine?
Replies: 45
Views: 1463

Learning To Appreciate Austerity In Wine?

How about restrained? A wine that has yet to reach a stage where it can show its potential.
by Francois Sauve
February 3rd, 2015, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vietti 2013 Dolcetto d'alba Tre Vigne
Replies: 27
Views: 661

Vietti 2013 Dolcetto d'alba Tre Vigne

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by Francois Sauve
February 2nd, 2015, 11:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vietti 2013 Dolcetto d'alba Tre Vigne
Replies: 27
Views: 661

Vietti 2013 Dolcetto d'alba Tre Vigne

Has anyone tried the Barbera Tre Vigne from Vietti? Picked up a 6 pack of the 2013 vintage today. Any thoughts appreciated. Cheers..
by Francois Sauve
December 7th, 2014, 11:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1997 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage)
Replies: 20
Views: 829

TN: 1997 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Hermitage)

I'm not trying to go too far off topic here but has anyone tried the 2001 vintage lately? I know it's young but I'm curious how it is progressing because it's the only vintage of this wine that I currently own. thanks Tasted one tonight to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Still fairly tight and c...

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