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by AD Northup
February 26th, 2021, 4:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2013 Cedric Bouchard Presle and Haute Lemblee...left a few at Benchmark for someone else
by AD Northup
February 25th, 2021, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2018 Fac Similie
2004 Chave
by AD Northup
February 24th, 2021, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

More Emilien Feneuil Champagne
by AD Northup
February 23rd, 2021, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Save some for me! I’ve not made an order from Bedrock before so I should be getting the email tomorrow. Excited to try out the rosé and see what else is offered. Any must-buys for a Bedrock newbie? I’ve really only had the ovz. Everyone seems to have their own preference on favorite bottlings, so h...
by AD Northup
February 23rd, 2021, 8:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Save some for me! I’ve not made an order from Bedrock before so I should be getting the email tomorrow. Excited to try out the rosé and see what else is offered. Any must-buys for a Bedrock newbie? I’ve really only had the ovz. Everyone seems to have their own preference on favorite bottlings, so h...
by AD Northup
February 21st, 2021, 6:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking for Hershey PA Berserker/s
Replies: 10
Views: 629

Re: Looking for Hershey PA Berserker/s

The one nice thing is that the Lemoyne state store, not terribly far away is actually one of the best in the state
by AD Northup
February 19th, 2021, 3:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 3159
Views: 217961

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

IronGate wine in New York just posted a bunch of older Bedrocks at decent prices. I left everything but the 2010 Monte Rosso (recommend 2011 Pagani for anyone who hasn’t had it)
by AD Northup
February 18th, 2021, 10:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

joejolesch wrote: February 18th, 2021, 8:37 am Order in and a huge shout out to the Bedrock team for handling the obligatory “order after the order.”
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Every time...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 7:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Awesome! Thanks Rob...video looked like they were in Burg bottles as compared to the modern Lulu bottle too which looked interesting I think the early ones had a cork too. That's awesome on the 09 rose! Hanging onto a magnum of 2013 to see were that goes. Not sure when ill open it but prob not for ...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Sidebar to the Lulu conversation...just found an old video on the Bedrock YouTube channel that flashed a 2008 Ode to Lulu bottle, 100% Mourvèdre. I wasn’t aware they made rose back then, does anyone know if it was ever released? Would be really cool to try one from way back then now and see if it a...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin
Replies: 26
Views: 1548

Re: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin

Great help! Thank you! Here's the result https://weinlagen-info.de/#lage_id=14480 Or mobile https://m.weinlagen-info.de/#lage_id=14480 Well hell Charlie...I just realized that YOU are involved(creator?) with WEINLAGEN map! I thought I had searched under all the surrounding villages...so you just ad...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 4:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Sidebar to the Lulu conversation...just found an old video on the Bedrock YouTube channel that flashed a 2008 Ode to Lulu bottle, 100% Mourvèdre. I wasn’t aware they made rose back then, does anyone know if it was ever released? Would be really cool to try one from way back then now and see if it ag...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 10:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

I deferred shipping of the winter offer until March...going to be a big delivery... Since I live in south Florida, almost all my shipments come at once in December. It's a logistical nightmare! I think I had 6 bedrock boxes, maybe more. I opened to check them but they are still sitting in the shipp...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

I love these wines but I have no room left in my wine cellar and have boxes from the last 2 Bedrock releases piled on the floor. Took a lot of restraint to hold this order to a case - picked up some Lulu and a smattering of red (wide rather than deep). I deferred shipping of the winter offer until ...
by AD Northup
February 17th, 2021, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Had to go back and edit my purchases to get it back to just 2 cases. Sorry to hear no Judge Family Sauv Blanc but those grapes should make a great addition to the Sonoma Valley SB. Yeah, I was bummed out about no Judge S-B this year too. The Judge seemed a little more rounded out, maybe even tropic...
by AD Northup
February 16th, 2021, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

I was allocated zero Limerick; I can wish up to 24. Same...Ordered a ton of Bedrock in the last 12 months and received zero Limerick which is odd. allocated 2 and have been ordering since 15 I also received 2, first order I believe in 2015 as well. I know some people who have been ordering big for ...
by AD Northup
February 16th, 2021, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Welp, 3 boxes here, but two of those are rose, so actually pretty happy with myself Same. Bedrock LuLu is our summer house wine. We went through more than two cases last year. It’s funny, we like to experiment and try many different wines, but sometimes you just like to know exactly what you are he...
by AD Northup
February 16th, 2021, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A couple of each cuvee from Emilien Feneuil
by AD Northup
February 16th, 2021, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24

Welp, 3 boxes here, but two of those are rose, so actually pretty happy with myself
by AD Northup
February 15th, 2021, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2013 Allemand Chaillots
by AD Northup
February 15th, 2021, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin
Replies: 26
Views: 1548

Re: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin

According to the cadastre, it looks like it is technically in Polisy. Go to the eastern border of Polisy and it sits right up against Celles-sur-Ource's western boundary a little south of the heart of the village. https://france-cadastre.fr/cadastre/polisy&type=lieux_dits Thanks Brad, so that a...
by AD Northup
February 15th, 2021, 6:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin
Replies: 26
Views: 1548

Re: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin

Curiosity is getting the best of me. Presle and Haute Lemble can be found in Section ZD01 at the link for those interested. Les Ursules and Creux d'Enfer (also appearing on ZH01) are in ZK01. There is a vineyard on ZH01 named "Les Cotes", though I'm unable to match this up with the Bechali...
by AD Northup
February 15th, 2021, 5:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin
Replies: 26
Views: 1548

Re: TN: 2004 Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs Cote de Bechalin

Charlie Gierling wrote: February 15th, 2021, 2:58 am
AD Northup wrote: February 12th, 2021, 7:19 am Here is the Map: https://france-cadastre.fr/cadastre/celles-sur-ource
But where is the Cote de Bechalin?
Didn't have the time to look/pull out a wrapped bottle to cross reference. Will leave it to someone else here or perhaps I will out of curiosity over the next few days.
by AD Northup
February 12th, 2021, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/24

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote: February 12th, 2021, 12:46 pm Thinking amour, Lucien, and the cabs for this release.
Interested to see how much of the Aerio e.... they made this year. Tight allocations in 17 and 18. Otherwise, lots of value plays with Lulu, sonoma cab, sonoma carignan, sonoma sauv blanc & lucien...
by AD Northup
February 11th, 2021, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1160

Re: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release

Interested to see how it’s developing! 2016 Desire Lines Syrah Griffin's Lair - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast (2/10/2021) Dark and brooding. The nose is classic Griffin’s Lair, with all those wonderful earthy/briny notes of the Syrah, with a slight sweet grapiness. Decanted for 3 hou...
by AD Northup
February 10th, 2021, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1160

Re: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release

Love their take on Griffin's Lair. The 2015 was delicious but still quite young in November. Going to open a 2016 tomorrow to check in and celebrate the release. Edit: And obviously wonderful people! Interested to see how it’s developing! 2016 Desire Lines Syrah Griffin's Lair - USA, California, So...
by AD Northup
February 10th, 2021, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1160

Re: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release

The vineyard designates usually benefit from a few years of bottle aging, although last year’s Evangelho was delicious right away (it may have since shut down although I have not checked in on it recently). Agreed...the Shake Ridge usually has a short window just after release that's similar to the...
by AD Northup
February 10th, 2021, 6:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cedric Bouchard Blanc de Noirs?
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: Cedric Bouchard Blanc de Noirs?

Phil T r o t t e r wrote: February 10th, 2021, 6:18 am But the back label would look something like this:

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This is what I was expecting. All of my Polaner bottles (even older ones which this looks like) have had the vineyard and disgorgement/vintage. Ursules is a good guess absent more information...
by AD Northup
February 9th, 2021, 7:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cedric Bouchard Blanc de Noirs?
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: Cedric Bouchard Blanc de Noirs?

Picture of the back label? Val de Vilaine is BdN, as is Bechalin (La Parcelle)...and Ursules...and Presle...year info would help
by AD Northup
February 9th, 2021, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/16 & 2/24
Replies: 158
Views: 14037

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2021 Release save The Date 2/24

Gonna be over a case of Lulu alone for the summer, probably more based on having to go back for an extra case last year.
by AD Northup
February 9th, 2021, 12:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1160

Re: Desire Lines 2021 Spring Release

Love their take on Griffin's Lair. The 2015 was delicious but still quite young in November. Going to open a 2016 tomorrow to check in and celebrate the release.

Edit: And obviously wonderful people!
by AD Northup
February 6th, 2021, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Sandlands Zinfandel
Replies: 24
Views: 1083

Re: TN: 2018 Sandlands Zinfandel

Also, what is Sandland's "house style?" I JUST got my first Sandland offer earlier this week, so I'm still a virgin. Great notes! I'd say red fruited, light in color, low to very low alcohol (for the applicable variety), no noticeable oak influence, crisp acids. And many of the wines are ...
by AD Northup
February 6th, 2021, 5:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite Wine Storage
Replies: 75
Views: 4405

Re: Offsite Wine Storage

I am interested in experiences with this company too. I am considering moving my long term agers to offsite storage. Do you know if the prices are the same as the California location? Turns out google was wrong and it’s just their corporate registered entity, so no new options for Philly folks :( A...
by AD Northup
February 5th, 2021, 4:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15679
Views: 810935

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

KyleC wrote: February 5th, 2021, 3:58 pm Walked into one of my local wine shops to pick up my order of 2016 Cedric Bouchard Cote de Bechalin, and also got their last bottle of 2016 Cedric Bouchard La Boloree!
13 Bechalin?
by AD Northup
February 5th, 2021, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 1125

Re: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021

How long is a good wait strategy on the palisades petite? I haven’t touched any of Joel’s since he has started o&f and have drunk mikes shortly after release only to think it needed time Think I put this somewhere, but recently opened a 2015. Gave it about a 3 hours decant and it was beautiful....
by AD Northup
February 5th, 2021, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 1125

Re: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021

How long is a good wait strategy on the palisades petite? I haven’t touched any of Joel’s since he has started o&f and have drunk mikes shortly after release only to think it needed time Think I put this somewhere, but recently opened a 2015. Gave it about a 3 hours decant and it was beautiful....
by AD Northup
February 4th, 2021, 5:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okay Bedrock Fans - Force Rank the Heritage Wines!
Replies: 56
Views: 2913

Re: Okay Bedrock Fans - Force Rank the Heritage Wines!

JeremyMullman wrote: February 4th, 2021, 5:43 pm
AD Northup wrote: February 4th, 2021, 5:40 pm
JeremyMullman wrote: February 4th, 2021, 5:39 pm Anybody know when we might see a Spring mailer from Morgan and Co.?
Due end of this month based on the normal schedule
Thx!

Looking forward to Lulu and the SB, for sure.
Assuming more stuck at home time this summer, looking at 1.5-2 cases of Lulu based on last year’s consumption...
by AD Northup
February 4th, 2021, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okay Bedrock Fans - Force Rank the Heritage Wines!
Replies: 56
Views: 2913

Re: Okay Bedrock Fans - Force Rank the Heritage Wines!

JeremyMullman wrote: February 4th, 2021, 5:39 pm Anybody know when we might see a Spring mailer from Morgan and Co.?
Due end of this month based on the normal schedule
by AD Northup
February 4th, 2021, 1:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 584
Views: 37808

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Joel partook in a ZAP virtual tasting/panel over the weekend and was offering up 91 Old Hill and 98 Monte Rosso. Looking forward to trying them out once the arctic environment leaves the East Coast
by AD Northup
February 4th, 2021, 8:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2000 Verset SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: FS: 2000 Verset

Any trade interest?
by AD Northup
February 4th, 2021, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 1125

Re: Once & Future Spring Release - March 2, 2021

15 Palisades this week was wonderful, really enjoy Joel's and Mike's expressions form that vineyard.
by AD Northup
February 3rd, 2021, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommended Wine Books
Replies: 31
Views: 1517

Re: Recommended Wine Books

Thanks all - these are all really great recommendations. Noble Rot was not in my radar but now I will have to reach out to colleagues in the UK to get me a copy! Great read and beautiful book. Highly recommend! Highly recommend subscribing to the quarterly periodical as well, always a fun read (can...
by AD Northup
February 3rd, 2021, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 100 point scale is pretty useless.
Replies: 204
Views: 9339

Re: The 100 point scale is pretty useless.

So you have a subjective scale which is inherently flawed, judging wines that change with maturity, scored by someone who at best may give you an honest appraisal but if you choose the wrong one, you will end up getting a dishonest appraisal. I can’t see much merit in the 100 point scale. So when y...
by AD Northup
February 3rd, 2021, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommended Wine Books
Replies: 31
Views: 1517

Re: Recommended Wine Books

Bursting Bubbles is another great champagne book, and a fun read
by AD Northup
February 2nd, 2021, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT HELP...Cedric Bouchard
Replies: 9
Views: 763

Re: CT HELP...Cedric Bouchard

B. Buzzini wrote: February 2nd, 2021, 6:33 pm Btw I had to use a flashlight to read the label! Cédric...DUDE...lets reconsider this label??? [pwn.gif]
To be fair, it’s the US importers label...not sure what the French ones look like on the older bottles
by AD Northup
February 2nd, 2021, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT HELP...Cedric Bouchard
Replies: 9
Views: 763

Re: CT HELP...Cedric Bouchard

My choice:
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by AD Northup
February 2nd, 2021, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands??
Replies: 297
Views: 24936

Re: Sandlands??

Got an extra cinsault and the mission I wished, no dice on the extra carignan. All in more than satisfied.

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