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by Brian S t o t t e r
March 28th, 2020, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncorked on Netflix
Replies: 18
Views: 1217

Re: Uncorked on Netflix

Felt after the movie like I wanted BBQ more than wine
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet and Tasting #6 & #7 - TONIGHT (TWO SESSIONS, TWO TIMES)
Replies: 6
Views: 182

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet and Tasting #6 & #7 - TONIGHT (TWO SESSIONS, TWO TIMES)

Come join us! Frenchie is opening some special Ray Walker bourbon.

"It's a little soapy!"
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by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncorked on Netflix
Replies: 18
Views: 1217

Re: Uncorked on Netflix

I know what I'm watching this weekend
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 434
Views: 30759

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

A couple recent tasting notes I recently posted on CT. 2017 Goodfellow Family Cellars Chardonnay Durant Vineyard 1st of 3 bottles, bought from BDXI. Pop n' pour in GGG. Some reduction and matchstick on the nose followed by a burst of tropical notes including pineapple, guava, lime zest, and underrip...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 12:26 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16535
Views: 435336

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Working my way through a 4-pack of Street Sodie. 4 Hands/Shared collaboration.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12913
Views: 628884

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mixed case of Goodfellow
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 354

Re: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

John Morris wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 11:19 am
Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 9:49 am
Todd: I kept the bottle over 3 days. Day 2 not much different, and Day 3 started falling more flat on the palate.
Refrigerated or out on the counter?
Counter top
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 10:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 354

Re: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Any differences between the two glasses? Interestingly I thought it showed better in the GGG. I'm still experimenting with the Grassl glasses, and while I love the Mineralite for riesling and Champagne I don't find the 1855 or Cru work any better for me than the GGG. Maybe it's because I don't have...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 354

Re: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Todd: I kept the bottle over 3 days. Day 2 not much different, and Day 3 started falling more flat on the palate. Nathan: The cork was intact. What are you suggesting by the storage issues re: nutty notes that develop later on? I've noticed this was a couple other nebbiolo bottlings I've had in the...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 354

Re: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Todd: I kept the bottle over 3 days. Day 2 not much different, and Day 3 started falling more flat on the palate. Nathan: The cork was intact. What are you suggesting by the storage issues re: nutty notes that develop later on? I've noticed this was a couple other nebbiolo bottlings I've had in the ...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 9:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: U.S. Winemakers - What Overseas Wines do you Drink?
Replies: 32
Views: 1493

Re: U.S. Winemakers - What Overseas Wines do you Drink?

A follow-up question for the thread: are there certain overseas wines you find that really influence your house style? I know Hardy said that he takes an opposite approach in winemaking to old world mourvedre, but curious what others have to say.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 27th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 11
Views: 354

TN: 2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

2008 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (3/27/2020) Double decanted and tasted in both a Grassl Cru and GGG glass for comparison. Decent nose of tart cherry, burnt orange peel, saddle leather, organic soil and a touch of anise, but wasn't as perfumed as I was hop...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 26th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 Tercero Cinsault Rosé (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)
Replies: 8
Views: 290

Re: TN: 2019 Tercero Cinsault Rosé (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)

Thanks for the note. I just opened a 2019 Tercero Mourvedre Rose tonight. My wife, who doesn't like anything that isn't riesling, exclaimed "this is tasty!". Looking forward to trying the cinsault rose next :)
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 26th, 2020, 11:54 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!
Replies: 23
Views: 1505

Re: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!

Order in. It was hard to get down to 4 cases . So much goodness in there... Sean [swoon.gif] My wife's favorite producer period. We drink through a lot of the appellation wines young while cellaring the SVD's. #1 producer by volume in my cellar. Sean Just looked at your CT, no kidding!
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 26th, 2020, 11:37 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!
Replies: 23
Views: 1505

Re: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!

Sean_S wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 10:35 am
Order in. It was hard to get down to 4 cases. So much goodness in there...

Sean
[swoon.gif]
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 25th, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 143
Views: 4706

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

My olive oil/balsamic pack and tinned fish arrived today. Just in time for quarantine. Thanks Nola!
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 25th, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 27
Views: 656

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

You don't have it on auto-pilot by now Frenchie?
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 25th, 2020, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 27
Views: 656

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

Either Massimo or I will be on at 5:30 PST (and I am pretty sure I have my dates right this time... the mind, it is addled.) Oldest BDX we have close at hand is 2014... hmm, let's see what we scare up. Cool! Will be nice to meet "in person." Loved the 2017 DI CO I opened up earlier this week by the...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 25th, 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 27
Views: 656

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

No worries, at least we keep the theme to wine :)
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 25th, 2020, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 27
Views: 656

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

I'd prefer 5:30 PST but open to either. I'm not going anywhere.

Didn't you say you wanted to do a Top 5 night? Anyway I have no 2000 Bordeaux, going to open a 2008 GD Vajra Bricco delle Viole instead.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 24th, 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11376
Views: 425198

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2017 Goodfellow Pinot Noir Pumphouse Block Temperance Hill Quite shut down at first, needed a good couple hours of air to start opening up. A kaleidoscope of red fruits, initially upon opening only got some strawberry but now more raspberry and sour cherry, with a nice complement of dried sage, tea ...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 434
Views: 30759

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Sean_S wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 6:47 pm
Brian. How old is that profile pic. You look a little more mature in Zoom :). Thanks for the beta on beta.

Sean
It’s my current stubble ;)

I think that pic is 5 years old.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT
Replies: 28
Views: 739

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT

Looking forward to Wednesday! As always, thanks for setting this up Todd.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 6:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 434
Views: 30759

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Opened the 2017 Goodfellow Durant Chardonnay tonight, for the BDXI themed online tasting through Zoom. I haven't had chard from OR before, but this was excellent! Love the matchstick reduction on this in combination with green apple and underripe tropical fruit notes. Had to put the rest of the bott...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT
Replies: 28
Views: 739

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT

I had suggested a Berserker Day XI wines theme, but open to anything. That's right! You called it, I'll make it so, as I promised Wednesday, in honor of my birthday, shall be deemed 'One of Your Top 5' - either producers, specific wines, vineyards, etc. Gotta be a favorite. I'm not yet sure what I'...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT
Replies: 28
Views: 739

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting #4 - TODAY, 5:30pm PDT

I had suggested a Berserker Day XI wines theme, but open to anything.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 23rd, 2020, 9:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 27
Views: 656

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

I'm up for multiple Zoom meetups, especially this week while working from home. Excited!
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 22nd, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)
Replies: 50
Views: 1510

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)

Central FL Charlie's daughter has some good taste. Can't say I know any college kids who can say their favorite Burgundy is Gevry-Chambertin [rofl.gif] For Monday, can we do a BDXI theme? Just picked up my shipments from Goodfellow and DiCostanzo, would love an excuse to open these :) Yess! LOL. Ev...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 21st, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)
Replies: 50
Views: 1510

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)

Central FL Charlie's daughter has some good taste. Can't say I know any college kids who can say their favorite Burgundy is Gevry-Chambertin [rofl.gif]

For Monday, can we do a BDXI theme? Just picked up my shipments from Goodfellow and DiCostanzo, would love an excuse to open these :)
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 20th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)
Replies: 50
Views: 1510

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)

Sweet!

Frank: Assuming I’m drinking champagne I’ll do the NV Chartogne-Taillet Cuvée Sainte Anne if you want to join.

Edit: My shipment with the Chartogne-Taillet didn’t come yet :(
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 20th, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Planning your next wine tour in the times of coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 131

Planning your next wine tour in the times of coronavirus

I hear the balcony is really good this time of year.
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by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

I have no Bourgogne at home. Debating opening the Valdicava on night 2 or open a really old Edmunds St John...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 3:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Brian, i have LF Crayeres but it's 2014. You can always check my Cellartracker account as that may make the coordination easier. I may have a NV Chartogne-Taillet Champagne Cuvée Sainte Anne at my locker. Otherwise not much in common (mostly because my Champagne stock is super low right now). Unles...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Brian, i have LF Crayeres but it's 2014. You can always check my Cellartracker account as that may make the coordination easier. I may have a NV Chartogne-Taillet Champagne Cuvée Sainte Anne at my locker. Otherwise not much in common (mostly because my Champagne stock is super low right now). Unles...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!
Replies: 54
Views: 1357

Re: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!

Frank Murray III wrote:
March 19th, 2020, 10:56 am
And Shay's bomb shelter cellar that was figuratively the bomb. [thumbs-up.gif]
I love what his Israeli relatives call it [rofl.gif]
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!
Replies: 54
Views: 1357

Re: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!

Frank Murray III wrote:
March 19th, 2020, 10:51 am
Jeremy's kitchen was the night's winner [thumbs-up.gif]
The kitchen of a retina specialist, definitely not a pediatric nephrologist 😂
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Also, I definitely wanna do one of these next week when my JJB shipment with some champers gets in so I can compare notes with Frank 😁 Let's coordinate, Brian. We may have a common bottle we can compare. Enjoyed meeting you last night too. That was a fun diversion. I'll be on tonight if you drop in...
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 10:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Also, I definitely wanna do one of these next week when my JJB shipment with some champers gets in so I can compare notes with Frank 😁
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

I’ll try to join today if I can. Will likely will be the same Brunello or perhaps even a cocktail :) Takes you too damn long to finish a bottle of wine, Stotter! Left some for night two to see it would open up more. Did you take down that whole JB Neufeld bottle last night? Which one was it again?
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 19th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1120

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

I’ll try to join today if I can. Will likely will be the same Brunello or perhaps even a cocktail :)
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 18th, 2020, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Time to treat ourselves. Open a precious bottle
Replies: 141
Views: 8800

Re: Time to treat ourselves. Open a precious bottle

Just opened mine to give it some air before the offline, 2007 Valdicava BdM Madonna del Piano
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 18th, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!
Replies: 54
Views: 1357

Re: Video Offline, tonight, 7pm PDT - JOIN US!

I may have to jump in on this.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 15th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2512
Views: 166954

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

P Turk wrote:
March 15th, 2020, 5:40 pm
2015 Weill A Way Mixed Blacks ... 1 hour in the decanter and this was very fragrant. It was the wife’s favorite of the weekend.
Love the Mixed Blacks so much, trying to hold off on my remaining 2016's....I'll be loading up on the 2018s for sure.
by Brian S t o t t e r
March 14th, 2020, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..
Replies: 465
Views: 47911

Re: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..

Paul Miller wrote:
March 12th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Less awesome cellar


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Not enough Bedrock [cheers.gif]
by Brian S t o t t e r
February 29th, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Karl Lawrence Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Herb Lamb (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: TN: 2008 Karl Lawrence Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Herb Lamb (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Thanks for the note. Had a 1999 of this a couple years back. So. Effin'. Good.
by Brian S t o t t e r
February 27th, 2020, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question on a couple riesling GGs
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Question on a couple riesling GGs

Just got a case delivered that includes 2015 Reinhold Haart Piesporter Goldtropfchen GG and 2016 Schloss Lieser Niederberg Helden GG. Both were wines I had in 2017 when in the Mosel and loved. Anyone have these lately and can verify whether they're currently shut down?

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