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by Steen T Olsen
November 11th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Château Castegens (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: TN: 2016 Château Castegens (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)

Very interesting. Thank you for sharing, Brian. Sometimes those cheap petit chateaux Bordeaux can deliver big time; maybe not this time, though, but there is always a chance.
by Steen T Olsen
October 16th, 2019, 10:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: POLL: What is your primary connection to wine? ITB or other?
Replies: 56
Views: 1930

Re: POLL: What is your primary connection to wine? ITB or other?

Happy wine consumer without any investment or speculation involved.
by Steen T Olsen
September 25th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??
Replies: 149
Views: 6582

Re: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??

Wow, interesting story, to say the least..
by Steen T Olsen
September 23rd, 2019, 1:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1988 Chateau Meyney
Replies: 21
Views: 762

Re: TN: 1988 Chateau Meyney

What do we think of the 89s and 90s? Neal; [cheers.gif] there is a Meyney 1990 for sale in my area so I might be able to come up with an answer to that question within the next month.. quite interesting also because RP gave it (as usual) measly scores well below the 90 point mark, as I recall. When...
by Steen T Olsen
September 23rd, 2019, 1:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Getting corked out of my mouth
Replies: 38
Views: 1397

Re: Getting corked out of my mouth

YLee wrote:
September 22nd, 2019, 8:06 pm
Ghost peppers
Effect guaranteed [berserker.gif]
by Steen T Olsen
September 23rd, 2019, 1:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1988 Chateau Meyney
Replies: 21
Views: 762

Re: TN: 1988 Chateau Meyney

The 1998s have aged so much slower than 1989s and 1990s. What do we think of the 89s and 90s? Neal; [cheers.gif] there is a Meyney 1990 for sale in my area so I might be able to come up with an answer to that question within the next month.. quite interesting also because RP gave it (as usual) meas...
by Steen T Olsen
August 22nd, 2019, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine de Chevalier 1995 rouge
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Re: Domaine de Chevalier 1995 rouge

Thank you for the note, Claus. Nice bottle by its left side on the picture, BTW.
I remember tasting the Domaine de Chevalier blanc 1995 in 2002; a wonderful white, highly recommended.
by Steen T Olsen
July 28th, 2019, 11:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rejected Pétrus Bottles.
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Rejected Pétrus Bottles.

Did they really state "Produce of France" on the 1971? Just wondering..
by Steen T Olsen
July 16th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12271
Views: 589896

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Muga rosé 2017 from Rioja, a brilliant fit for the Tour de France..
by Steen T Olsen
July 15th, 2019, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Print version of WA: Dead
Replies: 13
Views: 1367

Re: Print version of WA: Dead

Another non-surprise, IMHO. It seems that they are intent on killing the WA brand as fast as possible…
by Steen T Olsen
July 14th, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?
Replies: 57
Views: 3132

Re: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?

Hungarian reds made from Cab Franc and Merlot..
by Steen T Olsen
July 6th, 2019, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 Chateau Le Crock
Replies: 4
Views: 472

Re: TN: 2003 Chateau Le Crock

Great to see a TN for this relatively unknown but IMO well-performing Saint Éstèphe. Thank you, Vikrant.
by Steen T Olsen
July 6th, 2019, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3705

Re: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?

Selling my assorted case of 1996 DRC, bought for $5000, in 2008..
by Steen T Olsen
July 6th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 08 Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Re: TN: 08 Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill

Thank you for sharing, Greg. Going to be very interesting to follow the development of the 2008 Champagnes.
by Steen T Olsen
July 2nd, 2019, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 20828

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

Julian Marshall wrote:
July 2nd, 2019, 8:25 am
Well Steen, their loss is our gain - good to see you over here!
Thank you, Julian. Happy to be here [cheers.gif]
by Steen T Olsen
July 2nd, 2019, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 20828

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

Just renewed my eBob subscription some months ago. Why? Because of the few, but brilliant TN posters there on the Bulletin Board. The reviews? Not my main reason for being there. Anyway, just posted this on eBob: "For a member like me, who likes reading this message board and actually considers soc...
by Steen T Olsen
July 2nd, 2019, 9:11 am
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: 59
Views: 2989

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

Probably one of the Léovilles or another Saint Julien or maybe Saint Éstephe in memory of the Worldwide Virtual Tastings back in the 00s on eBob, instigated by myself, Roel van Gestel and Adam Flint.. I seem to remember quite a few members from this Board participating back then. One could probably ...
by Steen T Olsen
July 2nd, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 20828

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

Just renewed my eBob subscription some months ago. Why? Because of the few, but brilliant TN posters there on the Bulletin Board. The reviews? Not my main reason for being there. Anyway, just posted this on eBob: "For a member like me, who likes reading this message board and actually considers soci...
by Steen T Olsen
June 22nd, 2019, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1954 Romanée Conti belongs to my 5 best Romanée Conti
Replies: 26
Views: 3317

Re: 1954 Romanée Conti belongs to my 5 best Romanée Conti

Thank you for sharing these TNs, Francois. Another unmissable and invaluable post from you. A fabulously great example of the old saying "There are no great wines, only great bottles". However, in my own version, this would be changed to "There are many great wines: but with age only great corks can...
by Steen T Olsen
May 26th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1920 Marques de Legarda Abalos Rioja
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: TN: 1920 Marques de Legarda Abalos Rioja

Thank you for the TN, Geoff. Great to see notes for such ancient wines. Brings back memories of just a couple of weeks ago when I tasted the Marques de Legarda Gran Reserva 2001,a wine that was singing beautifully..
by Steen T Olsen
May 17th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robert Parker retires
Replies: 125
Views: 8025

Re: Robert Parker retires

Nice for RP. He can now enjoy drinking wine without deadlines :-)
by Steen T Olsen
May 5th, 2019, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual tasting event?
Replies: 15
Views: 516

Re: Virtual tasting event?

flirtysmile Virtual tastings.. brings back memories of the good old days on eBob..
by Steen T Olsen
May 4th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11008
Views: 402813

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Vosne-Romanée Les Jacquines 2015 Dufouleur
by Steen T Olsen
May 3rd, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tour du Haut Moulin 2000 (Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 9
Views: 271

Re: Tour du Haut Moulin 2000 (Haut-Médoc)

Julian Marshall wrote:
May 3rd, 2019, 5:25 am


Steen - how good to see you on WB! I hope you'll be renewing with your own inimitable tasting reports - I look forward to reading them!
Thank you, Julian. I shall try to get more notes posted. The same goes for the eBob page, where I am also still present.
by Steen T Olsen
May 2nd, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tour du Haut Moulin 2000 (Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 9
Views: 271

Re: Tour du Haut Moulin 2000 (Haut-Médoc)

Thank you for the heads-up, Julian. There are quite a few CBs to seek out in Bordeaux. CBs like this are one of the main reasons why Bordeaux is still one of the greatest wine values in the World IMHO.
by Steen T Olsen
April 29th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How would you rank the five first growths
Replies: 54
Views: 2567

Re: How would you rank the five first growths

Latour
Mouton-Rothschild
Margaux
Haut-Brion
Lafite-Rothschild
by Steen T Olsen
April 29th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite non-first growth Bordeauxs?
Replies: 56
Views: 3089

Re: Favorite non-first growth Bordeauxs?

[wow.gif] [wow.gif] Favorite non-first growth Bordeaux? Now, let me see…
by Steen T Olsen
April 16th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12271
Views: 589896

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Today:
Chateau Guillot 2001 Pomerol
Jaboulet-Vercherre Vosne-Romanée 1970
Chateau Haut Batailley 1975
and some bottles of Mouton Cadet 2016; the sudden dramatic improvement in the wine´s quality convinced me to buy further bottles :-)
by Steen T Olsen
April 15th, 2019, 2:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: April Frost in Burgundy
Replies: 64
Views: 4238

Re: April Frost in Burgundy

In Bordeaux, trouble this Friday/Saturday night as well. Chateau Anthonic in Moulis reported frost; no word on how much damage they received. I certainly hope the damage is minimal compared to 2017 when close to 100% was lost. They got some help from nearby Chateau Clarke (Listrac) in a fine showing...
by Steen T Olsen
February 9th, 2017, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12271
Views: 589896

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Yesterday; 2 bottles of the brilliant Château Larose-Trintaudon 2009 Cru Bourgeois Haut-Médoc flirtysmile
by Steen T Olsen
February 9th, 2017, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Lanessan 1981
Replies: 21
Views: 1140

TN: Lanessan 1981

Great note Mark; can´t say I´m surprised by your high score, these Cru Bourgeois wines with age can be just amazing..
by Steen T Olsen
February 7th, 2017, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Thank you Mark and good luck with your own 1967s; I´d imagine the Kopke Colheita 1967 will be quite good; a Taylor´s Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port 1967 I tasted a decade ago was spectacular and the best 1967 I have yet tasted.. flirtysmile
by Steen T Olsen
February 6th, 2017, 10:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Thank you for the comments Søren; great to get some input about this subject.
by Steen T Olsen
February 6th, 2017, 2:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Final tasting notes for this Birthday wine thread: Tasted Saturday 4th February 2017 with my tasting group Grumpy Old Grand Cru Bordeaux Men in Copenhagen: Château Cardinal-Villemaurine 1966, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France: A member of my tasting group got the brilliant idea of bringing a conceptio...
by Steen T Olsen
February 3rd, 2017, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

No Yquem 1967, there are bottles available in my area but it is simply too expensive.. [shock.gif]
by Steen T Olsen
February 3rd, 2017, 10:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Thank you Nicos. Wow! Chambertin 1967.. haven´t seen any 1967 Bourgognes for sale in several years apart from a batch of highly dubious and strangely well preserved DRC a couple of months ago..
by Steen T Olsen
February 3rd, 2017, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Thank you Nicos! champagne.gif Another eBob´er here.. by the way, I have posted the same notes to eBob. that thread has 700 views less there than this one on the berserkers.. I have had mixed results with the 1967s in general. The absolutely best have been: Pichon-Lalande (94 points, tasted in 2008,...
by Steen T Olsen
February 3rd, 2017, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

No 1967s tasted yesterday, but I did taste this: Finca El Puig Gran Clos blanco 2013, Priorat, Catalonia: Big exotic with the addition of lemon and orange peel in this Priorat white wine; huge concentration, thick texture, also slightly bitter tones but they don´t disturb too much. Also, a certain m...
by Steen T Olsen
February 2nd, 2017, 12:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Mark; I almost agree on the Trotanoy 1967. Tasted it from a perfect bottle 7 years ago (I could link to my note on eBob but I am not sure about the legality in doing so). It was brilliant and I gave it a solid 89 points but looking back I think I would stick to this score as I didn´t find the Trotan...
by Steen T Olsen
February 1st, 2017, 2:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Tasted Sunday 29th January 2017: Birthday celebration wines of the day: Chassagne-Montrachet blanc 2014 Jean Marc Morey, Bourgogne, France and Château La Louviere blanc 1967, Bordeaux, France: The Chassagne was almost as expected with fine minerality, but I found the fruit to be somewhat dominant an...
by Steen T Olsen
February 1st, 2017, 2:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Sip Of History: The Hidden Wine Cellars Under The Brooklyn Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 936

A Sip Of History: The Hidden Wine Cellars Under The Brooklyn Bridge

Great story, John. Thank you for the link.
by Steen T Olsen
February 1st, 2017, 2:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need a wine from 1967
Replies: 19
Views: 1268

Need a wine from 1967

Scott; tasting a bunch of 1967s right now. Read my impressions in the thread called 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread. The Margauxs have been brilliant, right bankers soft and delicious. Later this week look out for notes for famous Pauillac and Saint Julien names.. [cheers.gif]
by Steen T Olsen
February 1st, 2017, 2:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Birthday wines, tasted 27th January 2017 at Rungsted Inn, Denmark: Champagne Bonnaire Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs NV, Champagne, France: High quality champagne, balanced and mineral. Score: 90 points. Chablis Grand Cru Vaudésir 2012, Gerard Tremblay, Chablis, France: Wow! So mineral in style you could...
by Steen T Olsen
February 1st, 2017, 1:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines: Branaire 2007 & 1990, Troplong Mondot 1970 & 1967 and others..

Neal, Gerhard, Jürgen; thank you for the Birthday wishes. Generally, I am surprised by the higher than expected quality of the Bordeauxs from 1967, although I have also had quite a few duds from that vintage. It is all about the bottle.. I opened a Châteauneuf du Pape Les Cèdres from Jaboulet Ainé o...
by Steen T Olsen
January 31st, 2017, 3:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines: Branaire 2007 & 1990, Troplong Mondot 1970 & 1967 and others..

Thank you Søren [cheers.gif]
The celebrations continue this week with more notes coming up, also from last week, just haven´t had the time to post them yet..
by Steen T Olsen
January 31st, 2017, 12:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..
Replies: 25
Views: 1812

50th Birthday wines tasting note thread..

Tasted 26th January 2017 on my 50th Birthday in Copenhagen City and at home in Ordrup: Champagne Dhondt-Grellet Brut Vintage 2008, Champagne, France: A brilliant champagne, this bottle impressed with fine minerality, mild toast and great balance. Very enjoyable. 92 points. Château La Lagune 1967, Ha...
by Steen T Olsen
January 25th, 2017, 1:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN : 1966 Chateau Bonalgue, Pomerol
Replies: 8
Views: 356

TN : 1966 Chateau Bonalgue, Pomerol

Great to see an older Pomerol perform well; raises my hopes for the Nenin 1967 I plan to open soon..
by Steen T Olsen
October 10th, 2016, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How I learned to Love Las Cases
Replies: 33
Views: 1538

How I learned to Love Las Cases

Thank you for the TNs Faryan; some great bottles of Las Cases there :-)
by Steen T Olsen
July 28th, 2016, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12271
Views: 589896

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Bordeaux 1974: 1974 Trotanoy and 1974 La Mission (Mark Golodetz´comment) Mark; the L´Évangile 1974, tasted 1st May 2014, was absolutely brilliant. We scored it 91 points. And recently, a bottle of Montrose 1974, tasted 1st May this year, was almost equally brilliant. Haven´t found a Latour yet, but ...

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