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by Karl K
August 20th, 2019, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pound eviscerated: buying opportunity in the UK
Replies: 137
Views: 7133

Re: Pound eviscerated: buying opportunity in the UK

Time to put up some ‘maters and beans.
by Karl K
August 19th, 2019, 5:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tonight's Wines
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Tonight's Wines

Anything more?

Nice release price on the Lafleur.
by Karl K
August 17th, 2019, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: '99 Barthod - Chambolle-Musigny - Beaux Bruns
Replies: 12
Views: 592

Re: TN: '99 Barthod - Chambolle-Musigny - Beaux Bruns

To avoid sediment in a nondecanted bottle,
consider using a decanting cradle.
by Karl K
August 17th, 2019, 6:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Roy Piper Cabernet?
Replies: 13
Views: 1014

Re: 2014 Roy Piper Cabernet?

Haven’t had it but I would go for the older wine.
by Karl K
July 25th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: handful of nice small lots
Replies: 0
Views: 525

FS: handful of nice small lots

FS From Virginia Buyer pays shipping, 3% paypal, takes ownership at time of shipping all purchased on release (including Krug) except the two Heitz, which I bought from the original purchaser, and Carbonnieux 2014 Tremblay Echezeaux $650 1990 Krug $500 2014 Petrus $2000 1977 and 1978 Heitz Fay $650 ...
by Karl K
July 24th, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 6 bottles 2016 Jadot Bonnes $1500 (Virginia)
Replies: 0
Views: 240

6 bottles 2016 Jadot Bonnes $1500 (Virginia)

Buyer pays shipping and 3% PayPal.

Buyer takes ownership at time of shipping.

More than happy to hold.

Price is for all 6 together.
by Karl K
July 24th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 128
Views: 5709

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

Just checked WS - for you SoCal WBerers,
WHWC has 2016 H Magnien Cazetiers for $80.
by Karl K
July 24th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 128
Views: 5709

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

Second Howard on the Rossignol-Trapet and HN CV and Suchots.

Also Trapet Chapelle is quite nice.

Sub-$100 Henri Magnien 2014 Gevreys are drinking very well, VV fine now Cazetiers still young.
by Karl K
July 22nd, 2019, 10:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Alan Eden
Replies: 136
Views: 8209

Re: R.I.P. Alan Eden

RIP
by Karl K
July 21st, 2019, 3:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?
Replies: 37
Views: 1699

Re: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?

Good point.

(Someone archive this post.)
by Karl K
July 20th, 2019, 10:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?
Replies: 37
Views: 1699

Re: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?

John Morris wrote:
July 20th, 2019, 5:22 pm
William Kelley wrote:
July 20th, 2019, 3:07 pm
A correct bottle of the 1947 should be quite a lot richer and more muscular than the 1981, and look like this:

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We know WK don’t mess around when it comes to Saturday night wine choices. 😜
by Karl K
July 20th, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?
Replies: 37
Views: 1699

Re: Older Bordeauxs 50+ years vs newer <50 year old?

yep, people with perfect provenance '47 First Growth sell them through Winebid. That's the ticket! I get the take on the perfect provenance claim, but it is possible that we’ll-stored old wines get placed on WineBid. It could be considered, as well: do the best placements get snapped up by insiders?
by Karl K
July 20th, 2019, 4:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1970 La Fleur-Pétrus.
Replies: 12
Views: 589

Re: 1970 La Fleur-Pétrus.

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Nice!
by Karl K
July 18th, 2019, 12:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice Dinner
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Re: Nice Dinner

Glad the bottles shined!
by Karl K
July 18th, 2019, 12:09 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 6 pack 2014 Opus One for sale from Virginia $1700
Replies: 0
Views: 246

6 pack 2014 Opus One for sale from Virginia $1700

6 pack 2014 Opus One $1700

To hold until proper time to ship

Wooden case available

Buyer pays 3% PayPal and shipping, takes title to wine prior to shipment

Thanks for looking
by Karl K
July 15th, 2019, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Print version of WA: Dead
Replies: 13
Views: 1311

Re: Print version of WA: Dead

GregT wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 2:06 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 1:57 pm
A. So wrote:
July 15th, 2019, 1:56 pm

You called?
LOL
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+2
by Karl K
July 11th, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Where does your personal rating system bottom out?
Replies: 43
Views: 3128

Re: Where does your personal rating system bottom out?

I am with Jay and Otto on the 50-100 scale.
by Karl K
July 11th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Matchstick reduction
Replies: 10
Views: 941

Re: Matchstick reduction

Appreciate the comments, Roy.
by Karl K
July 11th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine François Cotat (Paul & François) Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu
Replies: 19
Views: 1309

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine François Cotat (Paul & François) Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu

Nice

No worries Buzz I know you have plenty of other wines you are aging
by Karl K
July 8th, 2019, 8:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Auction Finds
Replies: 39
Views: 2577

Re: Auction Finds

Time for a road trip to this John’s Grocery
in Iowa City you mention!
by Karl K
July 8th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old School Napa Valley Tasting Suggestions
Replies: 56
Views: 2830

Re: Old School Napa Valley Tasting Suggestions

Smith-Madrone
by Karl K
July 5th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dean & Deluca's St. Helena Store is Shuttered
Replies: 38
Views: 3251

Re: Dean & Deluca's St. Helena Store is Shuttered

A friend of mine got some of the inaugural SE for $35/bottle from the Napa D&D, before the Parker review came out.

It was a nice spot in the mid-90’s.
by Karl K
July 2nd, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Edmunds St. John Syrah Fenaughty
Replies: 4
Views: 444

Re: TN: 2011 Edmunds St. John Syrah Fenaughty

Thanks for the info, probably could have searched the ole web myself but time is limited and I like to spend my wine web time here.
by Karl K
July 2nd, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Arterberry Maresh Chard
Replies: 17
Views: 1567

Re: 2017 Arterberry Maresh Chard - $89?

I appreciate the Maresh Maresh Chard.

Have some 16 but haven’t tried it yet.

Interesting to know about the Wente-only clones for 16 and 17 - same for the 18?

Aside from the extra sulphur, anything to add about the elevage of the 16?

BTW perfectly fine rationale for the pricing.
by Karl K
July 1st, 2019, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Edmunds St. John Syrah Fenaughty
Replies: 4
Views: 444

Re: TN: 2011 Edmunds St. John Syrah Fenaughty

I have seen older vintages as Wylie-Fenaughty.

Why the two names?
by Karl K
June 28th, 2019, 6:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Low fill DRC - Drink or sell?
Replies: 67
Views: 4399

Re: Low fill DRC - Drink or sell?

Well done!
by Karl K
June 20th, 2019, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Ghosting Incident
Replies: 79
Views: 6592

Re: Retailer Ghosting Incident

Will cc companies do charge back for purchases from last year?
by Karl K
June 17th, 2019, 9:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another restaurant wine list query
Replies: 14
Views: 1501

Re: Another restaurant wine list query

The Grauburgunder GG from Sachsen, then the 1999 Rayas.
by Karl K
June 17th, 2019, 4:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2000 Magdelaine
Replies: 63
Views: 2832

Re: 2000 Magdelaine

I cracked a 98 recently and concur with marks notes. Wild array of flavors nicely knit together.
by Karl K
June 16th, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which champagne should be drunk second?
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Which champagne should be drunk second?

NF first BS second
by Karl K
June 16th, 2019, 6:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Ridge Lytton Springs (USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley)
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: TN: 1999 Ridge Lytton Springs (USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley)

FYI I have opened at least four bottles of the 1995 Lytton Springs in the past year and it is not showing as well as David describes the 1999.

Plenty drinkable and certainly fruit, tea, wood, and tertiary qualities but also tiring overall and thin on the mid palate.
by Karl K
June 16th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?
Replies: 63
Views: 3813

Re: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?

Nathan

At present my neck is red and I definitely live out in the boonies (which is why I have to get some of my elevated wine talk fix here) so please do help me with understanding these nuances to which you refer.
by Karl K
June 15th, 2019, 8:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?
Replies: 63
Views: 3813

Re: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?

I would ask her directly in person.

I expect you will get a satisfactory answer from her response, sufficient to know what to do thereafter.
by Karl K
June 10th, 2019, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine with grilled octopus?
Replies: 47
Views: 2090

Re: What wine with grilled octopus?

For red, Puglia Primitivo like Fataline.
by Karl K
June 8th, 2019, 10:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: L'Evangile 1988, Pomerol
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: TN: L'Evangile 1988, Pomerol

I have some 79 L’Evangile to taste.
by Karl K
June 5th, 2019, 4:02 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Charles Palmer - A+ Buyer
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Charles Palmer - A+ Buyer

Also agreed!
by Karl K
June 1st, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where please?
Replies: 23
Views: 1750

Re: Where please?

Welcome!
by Karl K
May 29th, 2019, 8:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some more wines - Rougeard, Latour a Pomerol, Lahaye, Bise...
Replies: 29
Views: 2189

Re: Some more wines - Rougeard, Latour a Pomerol, Lahaye, Bise...

I had the 82 Lat a Pom last year I believe and it was fine.

While I do see it continuing to hold I don’t see its evolution leading to improvement.

Not quite the depth on the midpalate (would Coates say stuffing?) to think it would improve.
by Karl K
May 29th, 2019, 8:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I won't go into specifics but...
Replies: 44
Views: 4104

Re: I won't go into specifics but...

Alto Adige as well as Alsace makes nice Pinot G.

Not saying all production from either locale is good.
by Karl K
May 29th, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply
Replies: 79
Views: 4341

Re: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply

Slightly off topic

I remember in the late 90s buying some early 80s vintage DC from a grocery store in DC (Wagshals?) and the wines were in prime form.

Took them to Northern CA and drank them on the beach.
by Karl K
May 25th, 2019, 6:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2011 Biondi Santi Riserva BdM
Replies: 1
Views: 283

FS: 2011 Biondi Santi Riserva BdM

Have 6 btls of 2011 Biondi Santi BdM Riserva for sale from VA.

$2000 for all 6 or $1050 for 3.

Buyer pays 3% PayPal, takes title to wine at time of purchase, pays for shipping.

Can hold.

Thanks for looking.

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