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by scamhi
October 9th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Jacques Carillon Puligny Champs Canet and Perrieres
more Selosse Rose
by scamhi
October 9th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Survey of Allemand
Replies: 34
Views: 1515

Re: TN: A Survey of Allemand

great notes Adrian. I am a fan. I have an 07 Reynard on the lineup in the next few days.
by scamhi
October 8th, 2019, 6:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is your Champagne of the year?
Replies: 84
Views: 3423

Re: What is your Champagne of the year?

these have all been my top bottles
99 Salon
08 Dom
04 Dom Rose
02 Dom Rose
04 Krug
by scamhi
October 4th, 2019, 4:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: aucwine.com
Replies: 14
Views: 2200

Re: aucwine.com

Peter Shurman wrote:
October 3rd, 2019, 7:32 pm
scamhi wrote:
August 18th, 2019, 9:53 am
Thanks, I searched prior to posting and didn't see this
curious if you dealt with them?
no, I did not place an order
by scamhi
October 1st, 2019, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is this ok: 2005 Jean Noel Gagnard Batard Montrachet
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Is this ok: 2005 Jean Noel Gagnard Batard Montrachet

Scott Brunson wrote:
October 1st, 2019, 3:22 am
I had one about 5 years ago; it was really advanced.
why no note on cellartracker? or the oxidized white burg pages?
It would be helpful
by scamhi
October 1st, 2019, 5:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines with friends
Replies: 14
Views: 1227

Re: Wines with friends

Kris - we spent a week with them in Menerbes last year and unfortunately couldn't make it this year so we wanted to relive their time this year vicariously. Brad - yes that midwest upbringing is impossible to lose. Basically a fancy shepherd's pie with porcini, duck confit, and black truffle butter...
by scamhi
September 30th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is this ok: 2005 Jean Noel Gagnard Batard Montrachet
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Is this ok: 2005 Jean Noel Gagnard Batard Montrachet

http://www.gdeschamps.net/wiki/doku.php?id=gagnard_jn
no oxidized notes for the 2005 JN Gagnard Batard on the white burg pages (note new location Alan)
and solid cellartracker notes
https://www.cellartracker.com/classic/w ... ine=367534
by scamhi
September 30th, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Save the Day
Replies: 61
Views: 4415

Re: Ultramarine Save the Day

I opened a 2012 Ultramarine Blanc de Noirs Heintz Vineyard Sonoma Coast magnum last night and wow it was drinking so beautifully.
by scamhi
September 29th, 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

In that spirit, my local nice store has a semi annual 30% off everything sale. They have a few bottles of 2014 Roumier sitting on the shelf for a while so picked up the last bottle of the 2014 Roumier Les Cras for under $300... I can't say the store is kept as cool as one would hope so will probabl...
by scamhi
September 29th, 2019, 10:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

shop local. I noticed a listing of 2000 Soldera Brunello at the closest wine store to my home.
Went in asking about it list price $420.00 bottles were not listed as Riserva and they were. I asked if they could discount it.
2b 2000 Soldera Brunello Riserva $380.00ea
by scamhi
September 29th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 75
Views: 3774

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

Here are my 2 pans done on the stove top. 10 coatings each. I did pan cook burgers in the top pan last night. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48815145361_7aa554b32e.jpg and the other one. both done exactly the same number of coatings https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48815148891_dc519c86e0.jpg
by scamhi
September 27th, 2019, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Three Old Bordeaux And Some Starters
Replies: 10
Views: 791

Re: Three Old Bordeaux And Some Starters

great notes on 3 old bordeaux and the white didn't suck either.
by scamhi
September 27th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Paul Jaouen wrote:
September 24th, 2019, 2:34 pm
Suzanne, didn’t you bring the 90 to one of our dinners? A mouches dinner would be fun.
good memory Easter dinner at Noreetuh 2018 or 2017.
by scamhi
September 26th, 2019, 5:57 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Cork puller?
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Cork puller?

Hey all 👋 new to this website. Curious if there’s any specific situations in which you would use a cork puller versus a traditional corkscrew? with older more fragile corks. or if you try a traditional corkscrew and the center of the cork shreds from the corkscrew worm. Welcome to wine berserkers!
by scamhi
September 25th, 2019, 6:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tell me about Vougeraie wines
Replies: 13
Views: 1081

Re: Tell me about Vougeraie wines

I loved the 2002 Bonnes Mares from Vougeraie a few months ago. It was not marred by oak
by scamhi
September 24th, 2019, 2:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 75
Views: 3774

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

Here are the DARTO instructions for seasoning https://vimeo.com/88965942 I tried washing with water and detergent. My pans were still really sticky. I'm thinking about running them through a cleaning cycle in the over to burn it all off. you can also try using barkeepers friend or a metal cleaner- ...
by scamhi
September 24th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 75
Views: 3774

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

Here are the DARTO instructions for seasoning
by scamhi
September 24th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Various lots from Mark Golodetz's cellar, including Drouhin across multiple vintages, including Clos des Mouches 89, 90, 91 and 93, and Hudelot Noellot Mergers from 99 and 05. And 97 Fonseca Port, because I'm certain it's awesome, even though I won't open any for many years. Tell me when you take p...
by scamhi
September 21st, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar door fine wines -PSA?
Replies: 8
Views: 1401

Re: Cellar door fine wines -PSA?

Tom K. wrote:
September 21st, 2019, 8:22 am
Is this shop still open? I have an open order not delivered.
Kyle Smith rejoined his father Paul Smith at the family wine store Woodland Hills Wine. Check there.
by scamhi
September 17th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

1966 Palmer
by scamhi
September 17th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 797

Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

I started cooking with my mother very young I would guess around 5 or 6.
She was an amazing cook.
by scamhi
September 16th, 2019, 10:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Tale of an Aged La Tâche
Replies: 8
Views: 1236

Re: The Tale of an Aged La Tâche

Jeremy- great story. I would love to see a picture of the bottle with the fill.
by scamhi
September 16th, 2019, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you have offsite storage, how many bottles do you keep at home
Replies: 55
Views: 2253

Re: If you have offsite storage, how many bottles do you keep at home

in Florida 108 bottles at home and a new offsite storage locker for 6 cases
in NY- about 1800 bottles at home (all actively cooled) and lots offsite in Clifton NJ
by scamhi
September 14th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Hubert Lamy Derriere Chez Edouard
by scamhi
September 10th, 2019, 4:27 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Little Things Mean a Lot - the Travel Version
Replies: 38
Views: 1519

Re: Little Things Mean a Lot - the Travel Version

I always travel with a monopole ahso wine opening. it has no knife TSA and screening never stops me. Large gallon size zip lock bags are great to have. l wouldn't count on that one - I've never had an ahso get through security. Have lost at least 3 between me and Jonathan. it is always in my bag. W...
by scamhi
September 9th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Little Things Mean a Lot - the Travel Version
Replies: 38
Views: 1519

Re: Little Things Mean a Lot - the Travel Version

I always travel with a monopole ahso wine opening. it has no knife TSA and screening never stops me.
Large gallon size zip lock bags are great to have.
by scamhi
September 6th, 2019, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Cork puller?
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Cork puller?

this one https://www.amazon.com/Monopol-Westmark-Germany-Two-Prong-Puller/dp/B0002WZR4K/ref=asc_df_B0002WZR4K/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=193124474144&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6824210119625679453&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9004338&hvtargid=pla-307619382875&ps...
by scamhi
September 5th, 2019, 7:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: White truffles already?
Replies: 5
Views: 816

Re: White truffles already?

wait. the white truffles usually get better as the season goes on.
by scamhi
September 5th, 2019, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

'13 Ultramarine BdN and BdB Heitz late disgorged mag
'15 Ultramarine BdB, BdN, Rose
2017 Henri Costal Chablis Les Truffieres
by scamhi
September 1st, 2019, 12:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whats the Earliest White Burg PreMox?
Replies: 31
Views: 1554

Re: Whats the Earliest White Burg PreMox?

2011 Michel Niellon Chevalier Montrachet -2 bottles in 2018
by scamhi
August 31st, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Brian Devine Cellar
Replies: 43
Views: 3536

Re: The Brian Devine Cellar

William Kelley wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 6:57 pm
Makes one wonder, what exactly is wrong with the 2005 vintage?
This ^. Major dump of 2005's.
by scamhi
August 30th, 2019, 7:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sake. Very interesting beverage. My Kyoto experience
Replies: 33
Views: 1285

Re: Sake. Very interesting beverage. My Kyoto experience

Can we also discuss the use of *tokubetsu.* To me, this is like seeing "reserve" on a bottle of domestic wine; meaningless. Thoughts? from wine searcher: "Tokubetsu junmai ("special pure") is a special designation for high-quality sake. To qualify as tokubetsu junmai, a sake must be made with rice ...
by scamhi
August 28th, 2019, 4:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sake. Very interesting beverage. My Kyoto experience
Replies: 33
Views: 1285

Re: Sake. Very interesting beverage. My Kyoto experience

I love namasake. (unpasteurized) flavors of salty, melon, ripe apple or pear.
I am on a list from a person WSET in Sake offers @namasakepaul on instagram. Namasake (similar to wine) must be shipped during cool weather and kept cold.
by scamhi
August 23rd, 2019, 5:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

96 Drouhin Mouches Red
96 Drouhin Chambolle Les Amoureuses
by scamhi
August 23rd, 2019, 5:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2201
Views: 130966

Re: New York City Restaurants

The Modern Bar Room is a good option. Great wine list, very good food and you can visit the entire Moma or just the garden . If they do not have reservations you can still get seated at the tables in the Bar room, you might have to wait a short time but you can have a drink at the Bar. Robert, MoMA...
by scamhi
August 20th, 2019, 5:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years
Replies: 26
Views: 1377

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years

I was thinking about roast turkey with gravy. but these are the ingredients look how far down the turkey is. Gravy (water, Modified Corn Starch, Chicken Fat, Turkey Type Flavor [salt, Chicken Flavor, Monosodium Glutamate, Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Caramel Color, Onion Powder, ...
by scamhi
August 20th, 2019, 5:19 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years
Replies: 26
Views: 1377

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years

Jay Miller wrote:
August 18th, 2019, 7:35 am
It has to be Classic Fried Chicken. I actually buy one of those once or twice a year. Swanson fried chicken TV dinners were a rare special treat when I was growing up.
mine too. but I never ate the peas and carrots
by scamhi
August 18th, 2019, 9:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: aucwine.com
Replies: 14
Views: 2200

Re: aucwine.com

Thanks, I searched prior to posting and didn't see this
by scamhi
August 17th, 2019, 6:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: why won't wine.com ship to me?
Replies: 28
Views: 1739

Re: why won't wine.com ship to me?

I had the same experience and ended up shipping to a friend in CA.
by scamhi
August 17th, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: aucwine.com
Replies: 14
Views: 2200

aucwine.com

Anyone buy from them? How was your experience?
by scamhi
August 10th, 2019, 5:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fedex Cold Chain shipping, worth it?
Replies: 33
Views: 2009

Re: Fedex Cold Chain shipping, worth it?

wait, what's the rush?
by scamhi
August 9th, 2019, 4:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96
Replies: 34
Views: 1302

Re: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96

I voted Rion. Love the Beaux Monts. Fourrier in 96 could be super acidic
by scamhi
August 6th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: COOKBOOKS: What Are Your Top 5
Replies: 40
Views: 2169

Re: COOKBOOKS: What Are Your Top 5

Sunday Suppers at Lucques- I have loved everything I have made from this book
Zuni Cafe Cookbook
The River Cottage Meat Book
The Food Lab- Kenji Alt Lopez
Marcella Cucina
by scamhi
August 6th, 2019, 2:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..
Replies: 450
Views: 44115

Re: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..

Russell Faulkner wrote:
August 3rd, 2019, 1:17 pm
Opened the door today for the first time in 2 years.

What a beauty!

60FA5EE0-B033-49E1-A318-28FAB4727584.jpeg
looks like a fun place to root around in. Do you keep an inventory?
by scamhi
August 5th, 2019, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is it legitimate to post about expensive wines?
Replies: 90
Views: 4492

Re: Is it legitimate to post about expensive wines?

To me there is nothing illegitimate about these posts. The parties involved have these bottles and are drinking them. More power to them, let them enjoy themselves.
by scamhi
August 3rd, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 5:51 pm
scamhi wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 5:33 pm
2015 Allemand Chaillot
2016 Allemand Chaillot
2016 Allemand Reynard
3 each
BOOM!

That’s bigly.
they'll be in my Florida cellar soon.
by scamhi
August 2nd, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11896
Views: 569541

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2015 Allemand Chaillot
2016 Allemand Chaillot
2016 Allemand Reynard
3 each

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