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by NickRut
September 15th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 MacDonald release
Replies: 126
Views: 10055

Re: 2016 MacDonald release

Realm and Vangone also have great cardboard shippers imo
by NickRut
September 12th, 2019, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 MacDonald release
Replies: 126
Views: 10055

Re: 2016 MacDonald release

Who got the letter? Everyone on the list?
by NickRut
September 12th, 2019, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 MacDonald release
Replies: 126
Views: 10055

Re: 2016 MacDonald release

mike pobega wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 9:27 am
I was HALO jumping with Alex last week and we had a chance to taste through his whole lineup starting with his 2008 and ending with each enjoying a cluster of 2019 grapes. The 2018 was breathtaking. His 2017 sublime and the 2016 incredible.

:)

Is any part of this story true? Lol
by NickRut
September 11th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Andremily Rose
Replies: 16
Views: 855

Re: Andremily Rose

Jake Rubash wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Really excited about this (and the main release coming in a few months)!

Fastest gun in the west... Almost under 60 sec.

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Lol attaboy!
by NickRut
September 10th, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kinsman Inaugural Release
Replies: 64
Views: 5259

Re: Kinsman Inaugural Release

Offer hit my inbox a bit ago. Reviews are stellar.
by NickRut
September 10th, 2019, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Caterwaul - Save The Date
Replies: 18
Views: 998

Re: 2017 Caterwaul - Save The Date

I regret passing on this last year but am gun-shy on the 17s. Anyone tasted this yet?

Hopefully I can try to taste it when I'm out in Napa later this month before having to commit.
by NickRut
September 9th, 2019, 8:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Detert East Block-Save the Date
Replies: 14
Views: 988

Re: 2016 Detert East Block-Save the Date

I taste with Tom Garrett every year which includes East Block from the beginning, reviewing the first three vintages (09-11 released together). The previous year we tasted the 2010 East Block (in shiner) which had been part of the outstanding Premiere Napa Valley lot in 2011. At that point he hadn'...
by NickRut
September 9th, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Detert East Block-Save the Date
Replies: 14
Views: 988

Re: 2016 Detert East Block-Save the Date

Seems like an interesting project. Are the prices reasonable? Wine searcher suggests the 14 was pretty reasonably priced.
by NickRut
September 8th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11661
Views: 556266

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Some Realm Absurd
by NickRut
September 7th, 2019, 4:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retroactive Sales Tax
Replies: 50
Views: 2408

Re: Retroactive Sales Tax

I wouldn’t pay it. If they misbilled you that’s on them. If it was something egregious maybe I’d have a different view but I wouldn’t budge on this one unless there was a very compelling reason.
by NickRut
September 4th, 2019, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Colgin
Replies: 14
Views: 1561

Re: Colgin

Decisions decisions on the Cariad. $500 is so steep!
by NickRut
August 31st, 2019, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1441
Views: 169080

Re: Official Costco Thread

That’s not a bad deal at all. Where?
by NickRut
August 30th, 2019, 7:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite mid-price lodging Napa/Sonoma
Replies: 17
Views: 1283

Re: Favorite mid-price lodging Napa/Sonoma

Any other suggestions here?
by NickRut
August 29th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Greer 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2339

Re: Greer 2016

Who’s the winemaker for the 16 vintage? Website still says Pott
by NickRut
August 27th, 2019, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm Cellars Fall Release
Replies: 48
Views: 4913

Re: Realm Cellars Fall Release

I’ll take all the absurd you guys pass on. Please and god bless.
by NickRut
August 25th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Becklyn Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 8
Views: 694

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

Always one of the best under $100 cabs out there. Isn’t exactly readily available though is the challenge. I typically regret not buying more than I do every year.
by NickRut
August 24th, 2019, 10:20 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB - upcoming Greer release
Replies: 1
Views: 300

WTB - upcoming Greer release

Anyone planning on passing or looking to sell? Would love to get an allocation.

Thanks
by NickRut
August 20th, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain Reserve. 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1066

Re: Riverain Reserve. 2016

In for 6 as well. Hoping for big things. If not, the bottle looks cool so that’ll be alright.
by NickRut
August 18th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Booker "Fulldraw" Paso Robles
Replies: 7
Views: 685

Re: TN: 2015 Booker "Fulldraw" Paso Robles

I like your dedication to how bad you felt this was. 3 posts...admirable.
by NickRut
August 18th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Cab under $100
Replies: 64
Views: 3375

Re: Napa Cab under $100

My favorites under $100 that you can still get your hands on:

2016 bevan Ontogeny
2016 outpost howell mountain
2013 Hidden Ridge 55 Slope
by NickRut
August 17th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Roy Piper Cabernet?
Replies: 13
Views: 1092

Re: 2014 Roy Piper Cabernet?

2014 Roy Piper Cabernet... magnum... I've never had a Roy Piper wine, but is it at all possible that a 2014 Roy Piper Cabernet in Magnum might not be ready to consume until circa the 2064 to 2089 timeframe? BTW, that's a serious question. Again, I've never had a Roy Piper wine, but at age Almost-Fi...
by NickRut
August 16th, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3399
Views: 183604

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Thanks Gents. I'll be sure to check some of those places out.
by NickRut
August 15th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3399
Views: 183604

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Traveling out to Seattle this weekend. Any good spots to get some bourbon I may not be able to get in Atlanta?
by NickRut
August 10th, 2019, 3:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10734
Views: 387059

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Alex N wrote:
August 10th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Decanted this about 2 hours ago.

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Would love your thoughts on it.


I opened a 13 Fait Main Las Piedras. Should be good!
by NickRut
August 7th, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pride Merlot, CF release 8/6
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: Pride Merlot, CF release 8/6

Got my order confirmation the other day. Always good wines at a reasonable price. Plus the wife pays half of these.
by NickRut
August 4th, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decanting Young Cabs?
Replies: 43
Views: 2230

Re: Decanting Young Cabs?

That mondavi is a big young cab so I’d decant a while unless you want a big oaky fruit bomb. I’ve had it PnP and I do like big oaky fruit bombs at times so it was good for that.

Wills wines require less time in my experience.
by NickRut
August 4th, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10734
Views: 387059

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Damn Tex you had a good night.
by NickRut
August 3rd, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11661
Views: 556266

PRe: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Nice buys Ned
by NickRut
August 1st, 2019, 8:03 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB SQN release
Replies: 0
Views: 395

WTB SQN release

Anyone passing and willing to share at cost? Would love an allocation.

Thanks
by NickRut
August 1st, 2019, 7:35 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Gone
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: FS: 2017 SQN Release Syrah & Grenache @ cost, shipped direct

Dibs. Hopefully ;)
by NickRut
July 30th, 2019, 8:14 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Gone
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Gone

What was this? I missed it...lol
by NickRut
July 26th, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad - Save the Date
Replies: 54
Views: 3999

Re: Myriad - Save the Date

Confused how you guys see that as presented as a mixed case. Must be missing something.
by NickRut
July 24th, 2019, 6:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 93
Views: 10501

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

Anyone else passing? Would love to take an allocation.
by NickRut
July 22nd, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Alan Eden
Replies: 136
Views: 8478

Re: R.I.P. Alan Eden

Wow...sad news. I always appreciated his sense of humor. I bought a few bottles from him and he was a great guy to deal with. RIP
by NickRut
July 20th, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11661
Views: 556266

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Faethm
Rivers Marie

Deciding on how big to go on Carlisle
by NickRut
July 19th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 93
Views: 10501

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

If anyone is passing on their allocation I’ll gladlt take it. Please pm me.
by NickRut
July 19th, 2019, 2:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Faethm
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Faethm

Pmed you
by NickRut
July 16th, 2019, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 12381

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

Assuming the 18s are fantastic too. Will try to keep to 1.5 cases.
by NickRut
July 16th, 2019, 3:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 12381

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

Bud Carey wrote:
July 16th, 2019, 2:30 pm
Nooooooooo!!!!
More dollars flying out the door.
by NickRut
July 16th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release
Replies: 80
Views: 5638

Re: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release

Bought some Lore and Panek. Debating the NV...
by NickRut
July 13th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11661
Views: 556266

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mark Thompson wrote:
July 13th, 2019, 8:10 pm
27 Half bottles of Krug Grand Cuvée for $53.99 a piece. Random liquor store near Lake Geneva, WI—they got a some kind of special purchase from their distributor for the halves and stayed with the usual mark-up. I kindly cleaned them out.

That’s a hell of a purchase. Well done
by NickRut
July 10th, 2019, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 109
Views: 6620

Re: Downstream Wines

In. Exciting sounding.

Glad I found another mailing list to join. The 317 lists I was on before didn't cut it. Had to get to 318.
by NickRut
July 5th, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: So what mailing list offerings are you still anticipating this year?
Replies: 36
Views: 2934

Re: So what mailing list offerings are you still anticipating this year?

Myriad
Rivers Marie
Quivet
MacDonald
Realm
Bedrock
Carlisle

I’m sure more will pop up
by NickRut
July 3rd, 2019, 6:04 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: delete
Replies: 2
Views: 318

Re: FS: Maybach Matrium 2016

Dibs
by NickRut
July 3rd, 2019, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10734
Views: 387059

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

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Another good Tuesday night
by NickRut
July 1st, 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Quivet Release?
Replies: 35
Views: 2724

2017 Quivet Release?

Got the save the date today. Anyone try these yet? Only have seen 1 CT note. Jeb Dunnicks early reviews looked as good as the 2016s so that was slightly surprising considering the vintage differences.
by NickRut
June 30th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 10
Views: 868

Re: TN: 2014 Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon

CJ. This steakhouse is the most expensive in ATL. It is so hard to get out without serious financial damage. They had Heitz brand new releases for about $250. Clarets were expensive too. Opus One was almost $450. I usually bring but didn't this time. Curious which one it was? Sounds like you got a ...
by NickRut
June 27th, 2019, 6:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bevan current offering
Replies: 8
Views: 967

Re: Bevan current offering

Probably will only buy the Ontegeny as normal. Someone posted a review on it here (maybe Mike Grammar?) and said it was really strong this year.
by NickRut
June 26th, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will Release Offers ever move to Negotiated Pricing?
Replies: 64
Views: 2303

Re: Will Release Offers ever move to Negotiated Pricing?

Thin ice pal, thin ice. I think I can hear the laughter from Napa Valley coming over the Mayacamas right now into my backyard. So what happens when a winery sells less product than expected? They sit on product forever or they cut their costs to get rid of bottles? Typically they cut their costs to...

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