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by Karl K
March 27th, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?
Replies: 164
Views: 12962

Re: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?

Edited: decided the comment not interesting.
by Karl K
March 20th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Various assorted for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 440

Various assorted for sale

all coming from Virginia, price of all bottles include ground shipping to lower 48 please pay PayPal F/F, buyer takes title at time of shipping have had all since release (madeira late release) 2007 Grange de Peres - bought a case have 6 left, great wine, willing to sell 4 @ $100 ea 2002 Krug SOLD 1...
by Karl K
March 15th, 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 6btls 2014 Opus One $1700 ground shipping included
Replies: 0
Views: 172

FS: 6btls 2014 Opus One $1700 ground shipping included

FS from Virginia, have had since release.

Payment PayPal f/f $1700 includes ground shipping. Buyer takes title at time of sale.

Thanks for looking.
by Karl K
March 15th, 2020, 8:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

So to clarify they are 3-bottle lots (as opposed to 3 packs).

One lot sold, one remains.
by Karl K
March 11th, 2020, 3:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

No the 6pack came in cardboard.
by Karl K
March 8th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Ducru-Beaucaillou
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: TN: 1996 Ducru-Beaucaillou

I found 95 DB to be more muscular - tannins more youthful and forward - than 96 DB a couple of years ago.
by Karl K
March 7th, 2020, 9:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 470

FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

3 pk of 2013 Meo C Echezeaux $765 includes ground shipping to lower 48

2 3packs available

Have had since release

PayPal FF
by Karl K
March 7th, 2020, 3:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What to drink with A5?
Replies: 17
Views: 1382

Re: What to drink with A5?

A LaLa.
by Karl K
March 6th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]
Replies: 19
Views: 766

Re: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]

That’s awesome!

Congratulations!

Wish I had bought one for $500!
by Karl K
March 6th, 2020, 3:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Extended barrel age VS early bottling
Replies: 28
Views: 1418

Re: Extended barrel age VS early bottling

You may not find an instance where the two bottlings started out as the same juice but there is Muscadet sur lie bottles young and Muscadet left to mature longer.
by Karl K
February 28th, 2020, 7:21 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]
Replies: 19
Views: 766

Re: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis

Personally I think the juice inside should be worth $500.

I also like older bottles of Louis XIII, compared to mire recent ones.

Glad you got a buyer; neither side had to pay premium!
by Karl K
February 27th, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]
Replies: 19
Views: 766

Re: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis

Don't mean to bust your bubble but I do appraise of antique wine and spirits and here is an example of a similar bottle to yours which sold at auction in November at one of the largest spirits auction houses in the US, Skinner. https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/3309B/lots/198 Hammer price was $400...
by Karl K
February 26th, 2020, 9:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting visits...trifling questions.
Replies: 28
Views: 1600

Re: Tasting visits...trifling questions.

Agreed with Matt But also agree it has to do with the nature of the visit If you are one of 20 people here that half hour skip it Just you and the winery team do it Tis always better to give than receive Bottom line: if you have the kind of relationship or established appointment where it seems like...
by Karl K
February 26th, 2020, 3:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: continuing the discussion on old wines
Replies: 57
Views: 3618

Re: continuing the discussion on old wines

I actually have a bottle of 1915 Bourdy.

How was it when you tried it?
by Karl K
February 25th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Keenan Mernet
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: TN: 2007 Keenan Mernet

It’s a nice cuvée. Glad it was singing for you, Michael.
by Karl K
February 24th, 2020, 8:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: continuing the discussion on old wines
Replies: 57
Views: 3618

Re: continuing the discussion on old wines

Francois, my number one hero in wine.
by Karl K
February 23rd, 2020, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1119

Re: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020

So nice!
by Karl K
February 20th, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Given these these aromas and flavors, please suggest some wines.
Replies: 30
Views: 1051

Re: Given these these aromas and flavors, please suggest some wines.

Jeff,

Consider Sicily.

Valle dell’Acate Cerasuolo di Vittoria

Or the wines of COS
by Karl K
February 17th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the smallest production cuvée in Burgundy?
Replies: 41
Views: 2821

Re: What's the smallest production cuvée in Burgundy?

Maybe a Marc, not commercially available, just made for family and friends?
by Karl K
February 1st, 2020, 5:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Heritage Blind Wine Challenge Finale
Replies: 26
Views: 1598

Re: Heritage Blind Wine Challenge Finale

Wow

83 Lafleur and so much more!

Sounds great!
by Karl K
January 31st, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Heritage Blind Wine Challenge Finale
Replies: 26
Views: 1598

Re: Heritage Blind Wine Challenge Finale

Good luck!
by Karl K
January 31st, 2020, 8:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Chateau Canon, St. Emilion
Replies: 8
Views: 419

Re: TN: 2004 Chateau Canon, St. Emilion

Nice!
by Karl K
January 31st, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS some recent releases
Replies: 0
Views: 390

FS some recent releases

Hi all thanks for looking

All offers presume buyer takes title prior to shipping

PP F/F payment

All offers include ground shipping from VA to the lower 48

3 x 2015 Cailloux CdP Centenaire $475
3 x 2017 M-G Vosne Romanee $450
by Karl K
January 28th, 2020, 3:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: On the Lexicon of Traditionalism, Modernism, Post-Modernism and Perhaps Deconstructivism in the Characterization of Wine
Replies: 121
Views: 3075

Re: On the Lexicon of Traditionalism, Modernism, Post-Modernism and Perhaps Deconstructivism in the Characterization of

IMO plenty of buildings made in the mid century modernist style were both aesthetically unappealing and functionally impractical (flat roofs in rainy Florida). Not pointing to Le Corbusier or the great standards found in textbooks, but rather their derivatives. Not to say I am a fan of the overwroug...
by Karl K
January 28th, 2020, 2:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help me pick a white and a red - Fiola Mare list
Replies: 11
Views: 558

Re: Help me pick a white and a red - Fiola Mare list

Ah Makes sense that there are no vintages if it is a banquet wine list. For the reds I would do the Vajra or Produtti if you want lighter bodied or the Pietraventosa in the other category. I have met the woman who makes wine there. Disclosure: I also know the fellow who imports Bucci and Pietravento...
by Karl K
January 27th, 2020, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help me pick a white and a red - Fiola Mare list
Replies: 11
Views: 558

Re: Help me pick a white and a red - Fiola Mare list

Bucci Verdicchio a very fine wine

Can’t see vintages

Am I missing something?
by Karl K
January 25th, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Krug 168
Replies: 29
Views: 2038

Re: TN: Krug 168

Heard from a somm who went to a Champagne tasting that Krug is going to stop making 375ml.

Anybody else hear this?
by Karl K
January 25th, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series
Replies: 11
Views: 1157

Re: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series

I like to use the Air Red glass for Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc.
by Karl K
January 23rd, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1992 LaJota Anniversary Release
Replies: 9
Views: 432

Re: 1992 LaJota Anniversary Release

Nice!
by Karl K
January 18th, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Alsatian Pinot Noir Recommendation ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1050

Re: Alsatian Pinot Noir Recommendation ?

Schlumberger is good
by Karl K
January 14th, 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dana Estates 2017 Offering
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Re: Dana Estates 2017 Offering

Dana sells the SB only from mailing list

I tried it once at a tasting it was very nice

Not saying it’s worth it but to the right person it
would be
by Karl K
December 31st, 2019, 9:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Two great California Cabs at a quarter century
Replies: 6
Views: 1101

Re: Two great California Cabs at a quarter century

Nice note!

That’s what it’s all about!

Happy New Year all!
by Karl K
December 24th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 1966 Chateau Latour
Replies: 7
Views: 939

Re: TNs: 1966 Chateau Latour

Have had the 66 Latour several times, the first in 2006 when it tasted just ready for business.
by Karl K
December 21st, 2019, 9:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Coche-Dury Meursault
Replies: 18
Views: 1266

Re: Coche-Dury Meursault

+1
+1
by Karl K
December 21st, 2019, 9:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre 1982
Replies: 33
Views: 1243

Re: Bel Air Marquis d'Aligre 1982

Congrats!
by Karl K
December 18th, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vendors/builders (East Coast - VA/NC hopefully) who can build modern/glass walled wine cellars
Replies: 12
Views: 606

Re: Vendors/builders (East Coast - VA/NC hopefully) who can build modern/glass walled wine cellars

FWIW it is in a basement level room with no windows so the only light would be electric, no sunlight.
by Karl K
December 17th, 2019, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vendors/builders (East Coast - VA/NC hopefully) who can build modern/glass walled wine cellars
Replies: 12
Views: 606

Vendors/builders (East Coast - VA/NC hopefully) who can build modern/glass walled wine cellars

Hello, I am looking to help someone build a more modern style wine cellar, in SW VA near NC. Any ideas for vendors/builders who can build cellars like those shown below? I did an Internet search and found these businesses - anybody have any experience with them? https://cavemancellars.com/ https://w...
by Karl K
December 16th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Beaujolais
Replies: 38
Views: 4486

Re: 2018 Beaujolais

A bit of a swerve here:

Consider: Vinous rates as 94 points 2018 Julien Sunier Fleurie, same score Vinous gives 2009 Spottswoode CS.

Stylistically different of course.

Preaching to the choir, I know: there are some screaming relative values in Beaujolais!
by Karl K
December 15th, 2019, 9:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 2012 Alain Hudelot-Noellat Vosne Romanee Les Beaumonts
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: TNs: 2012 Alain Hudelot-Noellat Vosne Romanee Les Beaumonts

Yes PM me if you are looking to sell 2012s
by Karl K
December 15th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wife Just Got A Case of Wine Delivered, Am I alllowed to look?
Replies: 56
Views: 2433

Re: Wife Just Got A Case of Wine Delivered, Am I alllowed to look?

Let’s hope there isn’t a second box on the way for the pool boy! She gave the pool boy some Sociando Mallet and Cantemerle to make room for this wine. [wow.gif] True, Alfert keeps those wines stashed around like his briefcases full of gold and cash, he won’t even notice until a few pallets worth of...

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