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by AD Northup
January 17th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Chateau Musar Rouge 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 635

Re: TN: Chateau Musar Rouge 2012

Anyone checked in on 02 recently?
by AD Northup
January 16th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Chateau Musar Rouge 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 635

Re: TN: Chateau Musar Rouge 2012

Been having a few bottles on various trips over to Stockholm (where it has been available for awhile now) the last few months. Agree a lot with your notes and have about a half case sitting at home which I'll likely split 50/50 between the next year and longer term.
by AD Northup
January 16th, 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much wine did you consume in 2019?
Replies: 46
Views: 1703

Re: How much wine did you consume in 2019?

Per CT 221, down 5 from the previous year (pregnant wife for 1/3 of the year will do that). As others have said, doesn't include things not entered, restaurants, etc.
by AD Northup
January 9th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the best Pinot Grigio?
Replies: 69
Views: 1903

Re: What's the best Pinot Grigio?

Not a big fan of generic Pinot Grigio, but kudos to you for being a good sport. As mentioned before: Venica & Venica Pinot Grigio Jesera Vie di Romans Pinot Grigio Dessimis A bit more out of the box: Marjan Simçiç Pinot Grigio Brda Classic (Slovenia) +1 on the simcic. Can actually be aged a few yea...
by AD Northup
January 9th, 2020, 12:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12540
Views: 604737

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2016 Chapoutier Hermitage Le Meal
by AD Northup
January 5th, 2020, 4:49 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Major cellar sale, Burgundy, Piedmont, Champagne, Rhone, Loire, CA...
Replies: 12
Views: 3075

Re: Major cellar sale, Burgundy, Piedmont, Champagne, Rhone, Loire, CA...

First round of drop offs last week, shipments going out Monday. Still plenty left. I know I have to finalize with a few of you. I realized the list didn't display Magnums properly, here's a list of available mags with adjusted pricing if anyone wants to put together an all-magnum order. 1x 2012 Dom...
by AD Northup
December 18th, 2019, 10:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help! Sachet Wine List - what to choose?
Replies: 11
Views: 560

Re: Help! Sachet Wine List - what to choose?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 18th, 2019, 10:30 am
Sp68, produttori
Sp68 for sure
by AD Northup
December 17th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HVS needs your support
Replies: 5
Views: 793

Re: HVS needs your support

Signed up immediately. A nice cause for a wine lover.
by AD Northup
December 17th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 87
Views: 7627

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

Bit on the 2015 Olek Bondonio Barbaresco "Roncagliette"...wasn't familiar with it, but great notes and reviews on CT and loving 2015 made it a buy for me
by AD Northup
December 11th, 2019, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11166
Views: 410959

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2011 Agostina Pieri Brunello

In the zone at the moment after two hours open. An absolutely gorgeous brunello drinking greatly for a slightly “lesser” vintage.
by AD Northup
December 6th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy 2018 Chalone AVA MSG Release
Replies: 11
Views: 1113

Re: Dirty and Rowdy 2018 Chalone AVA MSG Release

What Hardy offers...I buy. Nice to keep it simple
by AD Northup
December 4th, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 87
Views: 7627

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

Things are ramping up quickly for BSD 2020
by AD Northup
December 3rd, 2019, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?
Replies: 189
Views: 16662

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

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 5:31 pm
Retailmenot usually has one.
None working right now, seems like they haven’t updated post-November (or maybe not applicable to pre-arrivals).
by AD Northup
December 3rd, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 394
Views: 21893

Re: Ravenswood library offer

92 Sonoma Zin tasted insanely youthful. Similar experience to above on the 89 Summers Merlot.
by AD Northup
December 3rd, 2019, 4:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?
Replies: 189
Views: 16662

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

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 11:16 am
vinfolio has cristal for 220 right now; with some coupons you can probably get it around or below 200. It's just too annoying to ship wines to me from them, so I usually don't bother.
Anyone have a good vinfolio coupon?
by AD Northup
December 3rd, 2019, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1171
Views: 66595

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

YLee wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 3:12 pm
What a strange coincidence. After I made my purchase for 2017 Clape Cornas Envoyer just offered it.
Didn’t get this one...how much was the offer?
by AD Northup
November 26th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12540
Views: 604737

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A few bottles of 2015 Pape Clement at 96/bottle (Wegmans in princeton, NJ)
by AD Northup
November 25th, 2019, 7:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12540
Views: 604737

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A bottle of Jamet Cote rotie 2016, a bottle of Gonon St Joseph 2017 (you talk so much about it...but the shop only accepted to sell me one as Gonon has only 5 hectares and people fight for it) and a St Joseph from an up and coming producer (2 years and the shop keeper already thinks he 'll be as go...
by AD Northup
November 24th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12540
Views: 604737

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

1986 Barbeito Malvasia Faja dos Padres Madeira
by AD Northup
November 21st, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Chilean wines?
Replies: 35
Views: 1296

Re: Best Chilean wines?

Mark Y wrote:
November 20th, 2019, 11:01 pm
AD Northup wrote:
November 20th, 2019, 10:46 pm
P.S. Garcia
Is the wine named Garcia? Or PS Garcia? Sorry dumb question


Thanks everyone for the input so far!
Include the PS!
by AD Northup
November 20th, 2019, 10:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Chilean wines?
Replies: 35
Views: 1296

Re: Best Chilean wines?

P.S. Garcia
by AD Northup
November 15th, 2019, 8:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .
Replies: 58
Views: 5766

Re: And the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year is . . .

Looks like it's the 2016 Leoville Barton. I enjoyed the 15 quite a lot. Haven't had this yet. Here's the summary from WS: "For its emblematic representation of Bordeaux, emphasis on a great price for a wine of such high quality, incredibly consistent track record and long-running family ownership, ...
by AD Northup
November 12th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1171
Views: 66595

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Anyone have experience with the Le Macchiole Paleo Rosso? Only thing giving me pause is some high(er) abvs listed in CT notes for some past vintages.
Didn’t get that offer. What’s the vintage/price?
by AD Northup
November 12th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Just got my notification of 1 bottle of T5 granted. Super excited!
by AD Northup
November 12th, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineHunter: 1996 Domaine de l'Aigueliere Montpeyroux Cote Doree, $25
Replies: 12
Views: 743

Re: WineHunter: 1996 Domaine de l'Aigueliere Montpeyroux Cote Doree, $25

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 7:10 am
“Signs of past seepage.”

I pretty much pass on anything that mentions seepage. Not worth the risk.
Looks like 2 separate lots: 1 bottle with no negative descriptions, and a 3 bottle lot with the seepage mention?
by AD Northup
November 10th, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 87
Views: 7627

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

https://www.lavinia.fr/fr/produits/jacques-lassaigne-blanc-de-blancs-cuvee-20-ans-2008 if anybody like me was curious about the 08 lassaigne offer from the other day, i do not believe the information in the email was very accurate. the usual millesime releases retail about 70 euro, so this is selli...
by AD Northup
November 7th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decanters for ballers only
Replies: 15
Views: 1293

Re: Decanters for ballers only

Imagine dropping $1,000 on a decanter lol. Now imagine dropping the $1,000 decanter. The risk pales next to the rewards of "name dropping" a 1,000 dollar decanter. I haven't looked, does Riedel make specific decanters for specific wine types? If not, please send me royalties now that I have invente...
by AD Northup
November 5th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

YOUR ORDER 2 2018 Dolinsek Heritage Wine Russian River Valley 1 2018 Monte Rosso Zinfandel Moon Mountain District YOUR WISH REQUESTS 1 2016 Montecillo Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon T5 2 2018 Oakville Farmhouse Red Wine Did anyone have the option to have the Farmhouse and T5 not as wish requests? Farm...
by AD Northup
November 5th, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Kept it to just over a case + wishlists:

2x Bien Nacido
4x Cali Syrah
2x Dolinsek
2x Oakville
2x Pagani
2x Under the Mountain

Wishlisted all I could of the cab
by AD Northup
November 5th, 2019, 6:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Anyone cracked one of the 2017 Bien Nacido X-Block's yet? I opened one up just a few weeks after they arrived with the rest of that offer and it was great. its got a long life ahead and was a baby but yum Thanks Matt and Michael. I've had syrahs from this fruit from Bonny Doon, but hadn't dared to ...
by AD Northup
November 4th, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

A serious, serious release. Going to have to work hard to keep it reasonable as there's just no room left.
by AD Northup
October 31st, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10104

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Anyone cracked one of the 2017 Bien Nacido X-Block's yet?
by AD Northup
October 25th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 168
Views: 14191

Re: Downstream Wines

Got one too but not biting. PM me if interested.
by AD Northup
October 23rd, 2019, 8:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!
Replies: 106
Views: 5750

Re: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!

I got a “Dear Brian” letter. Can’t win them all. Cool idea on allocating a small offer to a large mailing list. Did you actually get something from them stating you lost in the lottery? Or is that just your expression for not having received any word? Just curious. Received an email confirming no a...
by AD Northup
October 22nd, 2019, 6:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!
Replies: 106
Views: 5750

Re: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!

OwenB wrote:
October 22nd, 2019, 6:52 pm
Requested two of each. I guess I got nothing. Haven’t heard.

Only been on the list for a couple years, which sounds like much less than many here.
Family member who has only been on a year as of the coming winter release for one Pinot, so truly was luck of the draw.
by AD Northup
October 22nd, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!
Replies: 106
Views: 5750

Re: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!

Assume no email means shut out?
by AD Northup
October 19th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2343
Views: 154892

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2012 Alder Springs Syrah. 5 hour decant, absolutely beautiful
by AD Northup
October 18th, 2019, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 561

Re: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

Awesome notes. I tend to drink through my Jolie Laide pretty quickly...anyone have experience giving the non-Halcon a little age? Best any have had with me is a year, maybe two. My Halćons will be a study in patience. Same boat then. Maybe I'll hide a few from myself and check in after a few years...
by AD Northup
October 17th, 2019, 6:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19
Replies: 14
Views: 561

Re: Jolie Laide Fall Pick Up and Open House 10/12/19

Awesome notes. I tend to drink through my Jolie Laide pretty quickly...anyone have experience giving the non-Halcon a little age?
by AD Northup
October 16th, 2019, 3:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 394
Views: 21893

Re: Ravenswood library offer

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 2:51 am
Looks like I picked the wrong week to be too busy to look at WB. Though probably good for my budget and storage space issues.
It sounds like there may be another release at some point in the future.
by AD Northup
October 15th, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 394
Views: 21893

Re: Ravenswood library offer

AlexS wrote:
October 15th, 2019, 9:13 am
4 cases later...I don't even care if I missed anything - this is literally going to be drinking for the next couple years, such an incredible opportunity!
[swoon.gif]
by AD Northup
October 15th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 394
Views: 21893

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Jason T wrote:
October 15th, 2019, 9:08 am
Prices were EXTREMELY fair. A huge, huge thanks to Joel for extending us such gracious pricing. He certainly didn't have to, and I imagine it still would have sold through had he not.
Agree 100%
by AD Northup
October 15th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 394
Views: 21893

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Order live. Happy to get what I wanted (didn't work on chrome, only safari)
by AD Northup
October 14th, 2019, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!
Replies: 106
Views: 5750

Re: new carlisle offer cab and pinot!

Easy choice. Be happy to get any possible!
by AD Northup
October 14th, 2019, 4:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TS: 1999 Chateau Musar (aka "My First Musar")
Replies: 20
Views: 807

Re: TS: 1999 Chateau Musar (aka "My First Musar")

Awesome note, glad you enjoyed the experience
by AD Northup
October 13th, 2019, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fave Champagne stopper?
Replies: 37
Views: 1559

Re: Fave Champagne stopper?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 12th, 2019, 4:13 am
I like the le creuset and krug
+1 on the Le creuset. Going on 7+ years strong with ours.
by AD Northup
October 10th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hommage to Shake Ridge Ranch
Replies: 8
Views: 568

Re: Hommage to Shake Ridge Ranch

Tasting note on the '16 Desire Lines Syrah: 10/9/2019 - I LIKE THIS WINE: 93 points 14% abv. Deep ruby purple, very aromatic ++ aromatics. On the palate, bright, tart cherry, saddle leather with floral and mint highlights. Excellent depth, length and concentration, beautifully mannered. This is a g...
by AD Northup
October 7th, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My First Musar
Replies: 37
Views: 1868

Re: My First Musar

Chris Seiber wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 1:24 pm
AD Northup wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 7:18 am
I've got a number of bottles stored away from my time living in Stockholm.
Did you find that after you'd had the bottles captive in your storage for a long time, they started to develop positive feelings for you and form a sort of alliance with you and your goals?
[rofl.gif]
by AD Northup
October 7th, 2019, 1:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine searcher
Replies: 37
Views: 3266

Re: Wine searcher

Robert M yers wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 1:23 pm
Is anybody else having trouble today? I keep getting error 503, I’m trying to search some wine here don’t they know this is an emergency?
Just ran into the same issue
by AD Northup
October 7th, 2019, 7:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My First Musar
Replies: 37
Views: 1868

Re: My First Musar

1999 is the most recent vintage that I'm confident is a great vintage. There might be other contenders, like 2010, but the ones I've had have been too young to know for sure. If you love the '99, keep in mind that the price will go up drastically over the next few years. 06 is great, but not sure i...

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