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by John J
March 22nd, 2020, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help with this burgundy list...
Replies: 20
Views: 1065

Re: Help with this burgundy list...

alan weinberg wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 10:12 am
John J wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 10:07 am
Both Groffier Chambolles and Ramonet white are good deals
no Ramonet whites on list.
Just caught that.. the Rouge prices are about retail
by John J
March 22nd, 2020, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help with this burgundy list...
Replies: 20
Views: 1065

Re: Help with this burgundy list...

Both Groffier Chambolles and Ramonet white are good deals
by John J
March 9th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1313
Views: 76557

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Did anyone bite on the Prévost La Closerie offering?
by John J
February 15th, 2020, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My “IKEA” wine house
Replies: 19
Views: 1837

Re: My “IKEA” wine house

All below 30 bucks a bottle ‘cellar savers’ Red 1: 2016 Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo $22.10 Red 2: 2017 Hundred Suns 'Old Eight Cut' Pinot Noir $27 White 1: 2018 Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc $15 White 2: 2016 Domaine Francois Carillon Bourgogne Blanc $24 Bubbles: NV Tissot Indigene...
by John J
February 14th, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Auction Pricing Question
Replies: 42
Views: 2649

Re: Auction Pricing Question

In the sense that an auction item involves one seller and potentially many buyers. There's a "scarcity" element to it, plus the social proof as evidenced by multiple buyers...And especially with the internet, where practically anyone can join as a bidder and contribute to driving the price up. Thes...
by John J
February 14th, 2020, 7:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hudelot-Noellat 2010 Bottle Problems
Replies: 101
Views: 8583

Re: Hudelot-Noellat 2010 Bottle Problems

Was anyone opened a ‘10 Murgers with seepage lately? Curious to how these are aging.
by John J
January 23rd, 2020, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1313
Views: 76557

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Anyone tried any of the 2014 Vincent et Sophie Morey Bourgogne Blanc? Have some of their '14 1ers if you want to see if you like their style. We like them. That said, not sure if their bourg blanc will be better than the '16 Carillon at WPW after you add in shipping? Def will take you up on it. The...
by John J
January 22nd, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1313
Views: 76557

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Anyone tried any of the 2014 Vincent et Sophie Morey Bourgogne Blanc?
by John J
January 16th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet

alan weinberg wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 11:33 am
looks like it was pretty cold. Sounds good, though.
Yes :) We initially overchilled it
by John J
January 16th, 2020, 10:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Michel Lafarge, 1928-2020
Replies: 25
Views: 2251

Re: RIP Michel Lafarge, 1928-2020

RIP. Respect for a long and notable life. 1985 Clos des Chenes was one of the the wines what turned me into a Burgundy lover.
by John J
January 16th, 2020, 6:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet
Replies: 3
Views: 292

TN: 2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet

2015 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet (1/16/2020) Pretty evident menthol on the nose with delicious stone fruit and fine minerality. Acidity not as vibrant as other Ramonet village wines I have had, but I suspect this may be vintage r...
by John J
January 15th, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Enthusiast 2020 Vintage Chart
Replies: 22
Views: 2415

Re: Wine Enthusiast 2020 Vintage Chart

2004 was an excellent vintage for Red Burgundy? Dunno about that one.
by John J
January 9th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Fantastic Value!"
Replies: 83
Views: 6589

Re: "Fantastic Value!"

Francois Carillon Bourgogne Blanc
by John J
January 5th, 2020, 2:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières
Replies: 4
Views: 631

Re: TN: 2016 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

Folatières comes from Terre Folle, wines that were faster approachable than many other premier crus in Puligny. Off course there are exceptions. This wasn't part of the domaine Louis Carillon but an acquisition of François in 2010. I have not had the opportunity to try any of his brother’s offering...
by John J
January 3rd, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières
Replies: 4
Views: 631

TN: 2016 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

2016 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru (1/3/2020) Although he and his brother split the family domaine some years ago, his lineup of wines from top to bottom are incredibly solid. One of his 1er Cru offerings a...
by John J
January 2nd, 2020, 5:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes
Replies: 26
Views: 1231

Re: Recent 2013 Burg tasting notes

I have a similar experience. I have had several Hudelot and Bachelet from '13 over the past couple months. Still very primary with pretty firm acidity is what sticks in my memory from those bottles.
by John J
December 31st, 2019, 6:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Year's Eve Champagne?
Replies: 65
Views: 2185

Re: New Year's Eve Champagne?

‘08 Dom
NV Selosse Initial
by John J
December 31st, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Raveneau MDT
Replies: 14
Views: 932

Re: 2014 Raveneau MDT

Thanks for the note. I have a couple but have resisted popping one. Cheers 🥂
by John J
December 31st, 2019, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Raveneau MDT
Replies: 14
Views: 932

Re: 2014 Raveneau MDT

Any notes? How was it?
by John J
December 30th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1986 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 5
Views: 432

TN: 1986 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

1986 Faiveley Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru (12/30/2019) I am a pretty big fan of this vineyard. One of my great pleasures of collecting wine is running across old vintages from this monopole. 1986 was one of the lesser v...
by John J
December 26th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Psa:wallys
Replies: 8
Views: 1182

Re: Psa:wallys

Is there a link?
by John J
December 14th, 2019, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winning auctions for same or more than retail?
Replies: 44
Views: 2152

Re: Winning auctions for same or more than retail?

I dont know if you participated, but the recently completed HA auction had some downright steals.
by John J
December 12th, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paying for Lennie Kravitz on my 2008 Dom
Replies: 15
Views: 986

Re: Paying for Lennie Kravitz on my 2008 Dom

That's a candle/candleholder. Wally's is selling it signed for $3650.
by John J
December 6th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "NFL Wine Guy"
Replies: 15
Views: 2092

Re: "NFL Wine Guy"

Cool story. Wish they went into a bit more into what he likes to drink. Thanks for sharing the article.
by John J
November 30th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2005 Burgundy Village Wines !
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

Re: 2005 Burgundy Village Wines !

I opened an ‘05 village Vögue a couple weeks ago and was struck on how fresh and primary it was out the bottle for a ~15 yo wine. ‘05 may end up being one of the near ‘immortal’ Burgundy vintages.
by John J
November 30th, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Delta Glass Rinser
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: Delta Glass Rinser

Anything is a great replacement for that soap dispenser that nobody ever uses! This looks like something that's a cute solution to a problem that doesn't exist, i.e. rinsing your glasses. It would be useful for me. My dishwasher is always too full for me to feel comfortable putting the glasses in t...
by John J
November 30th, 2019, 1:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Delta Glass Rinser
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Delta Glass Rinser

Anyone have one of these? For a hundred bucks, it looks like a great replacement for the sink soap dispenser.

https://www.deltafaucet.com/md/design-i ... r-features
by John J
November 26th, 2019, 7:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2017 White Burg are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 44
Views: 3117

Re: What 2017 White Burg are you drinking tonight?

Had the Laflaive Macon Verzy on Thursday. Very big meyer lemon drop but balanced and approachable. Quite delicious after 30 minutes or so. Still at $65, overpriced! This was $35, is $65 the going tariff now? At $35 it was high end Macon with Lafon, $65 seems way too high to me unless it's on a wine...
by John J
November 24th, 2019, 11:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo recs
Replies: 51
Views: 2617

Re: Barolo recs

For accessible wines at reasonable prices that show some site character, I'd suggest: - '14 Burlotto Barolo (the base wine, not the single vineyard designations). '15 is probably showing well now, if likely less elegant than the lighter '14. Both can be had for less than $50 - '12 Roagna Langhe. It...
by John J
November 24th, 2019, 11:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo recs
Replies: 51
Views: 2617

Re: Barolo recs

I think reaching out to other expressions of Nebbiolo is also a good idea. 10-20 yo Produttori Reserva Barberesco is easy to find, delicious, and great QPR for what you get in the bottle. Also, as mentioned above, wines form Alto Piemonte are good and relatively cheap. I have a feeling once people f...
by John J
November 24th, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo recs
Replies: 51
Views: 2617

Re: Barolo recs

Don’t know what your price point for trying some Barolo, but Vajra’s Albe Barolo is a pretty available and usually accessible early that is a good wine at a great price point. If you want to spend some cash, maybe an ‘11 or another early accessible vintage from some of the better modern producers. I...
by John J
November 23rd, 2019, 7:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Alain Hudelot-Noëllat Chambolle-Musigny
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Re: TN: 2016 Alain Hudelot-Noëllat Chambolle-Musigny

One of my favorite producers. Thanks for the note.
by John J
November 21st, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.
Replies: 78
Views: 4851

Re: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
November 21st, 2019, 2:59 pm
No madness, Victor, just total bliss....


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How long do let your wine ‘rest’ before opening one.
by John J
November 20th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?
Replies: 445
Views: 35512

Re: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose x 4 for $240 before taxes
by John J
November 20th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DRC Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc?
Replies: 1
Views: 505

DRC Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc?

In their last ZCollection online auction, Zachys offered two bottles of 2008 DRC Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc. I was able to find some notes on cellartracker but no background on the bottling. Curious about the story. Anyone have any insight on this?
by John J
November 20th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Advice Needed: Young Nervi
Replies: 14
Views: 1239

Re: Advice Needed: Young Nervi

I know these can have a long life. But how long do you usually cellar Gattinara? I imagine similar apogee as Barbaresco.
by John J
November 18th, 2019, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I’m getting too old to buy more wine!
Replies: 83
Views: 4304

Re: I’m getting too old to buy more wine!

It struck me last night that I might have too much wine. Or, I have too much wine that needs 10+ years. Perhaps both. Even though I just bought another 300-bottle fridge, with everything coming in this week and next, plus the deliveries last week, it is full. All my off-site lockers and my other fr...
by John J
November 18th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1313
Views: 76557

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

From the 10/18 cellar offering, I recently had the '05 Burguet Vosne and it was delicious.
by John J
November 14th, 2019, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Place to buy a good cold bottle of Champagne in Naples Fl?
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Place to buy a good cold bottle of Champagne in Naples Fl?

Couple of places in Naples I can rec. I dont know their location in relation to the airport Naples Wine Collection https://napleswinecollection.com/sparkling-champagne/ Natural Wine https://peter-rizzo-5klw.squarespace.com/ Fairways Wine Vault https://fairwayswinevault.com/ Enjoy your trip. The weat...
by John J
November 14th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA - Zalto's at Barneys
Replies: 24
Views: 4331

Re: PSA - Zalto's at Barneys

Thanks for the heads up. Hopefully they will continue to drop prices.
by John J
November 12th, 2019, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Comte Georges de Vogüé Dinner (Manila: 2nd May 2019).
Replies: 11
Views: 1329

Re: Comte Georges de Vogüé Dinner (Manila: 2nd May 2019).

Looks like an incredible dinner. Thanks for sharing 🥂
by John J
November 6th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100
Replies: 50
Views: 2932

Re: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100

Socciando Mallet?
by John J
October 26th, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: Aonair Cabernet

Bump
by John J
October 19th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave source?
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: Eurocave source?

cjsavino wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 6:30 pm
Wine enthusiast
That’s the only authorized dealer in the US
by John J
October 16th, 2019, 7:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Suggestion for a red to serve at a party
Replies: 42
Views: 1705

Re: Suggestion for a red to serve at a party

Frappato and/or Nero D’Avola
by John J
October 16th, 2019, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 41
Views: 2333

Re: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

I literally have a over a case of Caymus in my bedroom closet. When people hear I enjoy wine, this is the bottle I am usually gifted.
by John J
October 9th, 2019, 9:54 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: Aonair Cabernet

bump
by John J
October 7th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need a great American wine suggestion
Replies: 52
Views: 2482

Re: Need a great American wine suggestion

Birth year Robert Mondavi To Kalon Vineyard Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon/Mondavi Reserve

It don’t get more American than that my man...

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