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by Frederico L e e
November 16th, 2019, 11:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1576
Views: 187755

Re: Official Costco Thread

Saw a Cristal '09 for only CAD 245, i.e. USD185 😲 at Costco Calgary, Alberta
by Frederico L e e
November 16th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 4256

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

I was looking for Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Millésimé 2008 with no avail, but found a 2009 instead at an unbelievable price of $89 Cdn 😃 Frederico, That's a fantastic wine. The seller must have lost money at that price. I think 2009 Champagne deserves its own thread. I wish I had bought more. Cheers, W...
by Frederico L e e
November 16th, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 4256

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

I was looking for Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Millésimé 2008 with no avail, but found a 2009 instead at an unbelievable price of $89 Cdn 😃
by Frederico L e e
November 15th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Demian Saenz wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 4:28 pm
2016 Léoville Barton $109
Hot from press: WOTY by WS
by Frederico L e e
November 15th, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

3x Carlisle Papa's Block Syrah '17
1x Carlisle Papera Ranch Zinfandel '16
1x Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Millésimé '09
by Frederico L e e
November 2nd, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1576
Views: 187755

Re: Official Costco Thread

Francois Olivier wrote:
November 2nd, 2019, 5:03 am
Andy K wrote:
October 26th, 2019, 6:26 pm
2016 Bordeaux starting to show up in WI.

Pontet Canet about $150
It’s cheap.
En primeur 165€ ( 181$)
Cheaper price in France was 155€.

It's $300 Cdn ($230 US) in my city!
by Frederico L e e
September 14th, 2019, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Some fun stuff on that list, but these two caught my eye. Love Franc de Pied wines. What are these? This is from volcanic region of Etna in Sicily, Italy. http://www.tenutaterrenere.com/en/wine-prephylloxera-etna-red-wines-doc-nerello-mascalese-cappuccio-sicily.php Very cool. Just saw from Wine Sea...
by Frederico L e e
September 14th, 2019, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

1x Terre Nere Prephylloxera 2017 1x Terre Nere Prephylloxera 2016 Some fun stuff on that list, but these two caught my eye. Love Franc de Pied wines. What are these? This is from volcanic region of Etna in Sicily, Italy. http://www.tenutaterrenere.com/en/wine-prephylloxera-etna-red-wines-doc-nerell...
by Frederico L e e
September 14th, 2019, 4:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2x Flaccianello 2016
2x Tignanello 2016
1x Spottswoode Estate Cab 2016
2x Chateau Canon 2015
1x Terre Nere Prephylloxera 2017
1x Terre Nere Prephylloxera 2016
3x Beaucastel 2016
by Frederico L e e
August 27th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Calon Segur 1996
Replies: 19
Views: 1783

Re: Calon Segur 1996

Art R wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 7:03 am
The 2000 surely needs more time, and likely more than the 3 years you mentioned. That's why the 1996 is so surprising at this point. One of the best Bordeaux I had in both '16 and '18.

Oh jeez, I only have 2016 and have to wait until I'm 80 [head-bang.gif]
by Frederico L e e
August 16th, 2019, 4:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday poll: is '08/'09 Cristal or '06 Taittinger BdB
Replies: 44
Views: 1582

Re: Friday poll: is '08/'09 Cristal or '06 Taittinger BdB

Here in Alberta, Canada '08 Cristal is only 20% more than '06 Taittinger Comtes BdB
by Frederico L e e
August 12th, 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1979 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches
Replies: 34
Views: 1308

Re: TN: 1979 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches

Thanks. I'll wait till end of next decade to crack my first '15 bottle 😀
by Frederico L e e
August 9th, 2019, 4:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1979 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches
Replies: 34
Views: 1308

Re: TN: 1979 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches

I have 3 bottles of 2015 Drouhin Clos des Mouches Rouge. How long do I need to wait to enjoy them? 20 years? :(
by Frederico L e e
July 10th, 2019, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 4 MAGnificent champagnes : 06` Taittinger Comtes, Billecart-Salmon Rose, Agrapart Terriors, 07` Cristal
Replies: 20
Views: 1095

Re: 4 MAGnificent champagnes : 06` Taittinger Comtes, Billecart-Salmon Rose, Agrapart Terriors, 07` Cristal

I'm a newbie on Champagne. Why does mag taste better than standard bottling? Isn't that larger bottle size needs more time for wine to mature? How does it matter to taste difference?
by Frederico L e e
June 29th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to read back label on Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve
Replies: 7
Views: 684

Re: How to read back label on Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve

Why do you think it's '08 not '09?
by Frederico L e e
June 29th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to read back label on Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve
Replies: 7
Views: 684

How to read back label on Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve

This bottle back label says "laid in chalk cellars in 2009", is the base wine vintage 2008 or 2009?
by Frederico L e e
June 27th, 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2x Dom Perignon 2008
2x Spottswoode Cab Estate 2015
1x Beaucastel CdP 2016
1x Chateau Canon 2015
by Frederico L e e
June 9th, 2019, 6:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No dosage champagne
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Re: No dosage champagne

alan weinberg wrote:
June 8th, 2019, 9:48 pm
lots of love here for Ployez-Jacquemart. We had a great visit there in 2018 and I love the wines and the d’Harbonville.
I had only tried their Extra Brut Rosè and liked it a lot. Any others of their lineup that you'd recommend?
by Frederico L e e
June 8th, 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Canadians in here?
Replies: 43
Views: 2074

Re: Canadians in here?

Does anyone know an off site climate controlled storage rental facility designed for proper wine storage? I'm in Calgary.
by Frederico L e e
June 1st, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

3x Beaucastel CdP 2016
by Frederico L e e
May 18th, 2019, 7:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1576
Views: 187755

Re: Official Costco Thread

David Kaufman wrote:
May 18th, 2019, 6:24 am
[from a friend near Austin, TX]

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[swoon.gif] That's cheap!
by Frederico L e e
May 17th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Champagne buying spree continued...

3x Marie-Courtin Efflorescence 2012
1x Ulysse Collin Les Pierreiers 2014
1x Ulysse Collin Les Maillons 2013
by Frederico L e e
May 8th, 2019, 7:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2x Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2008 @ $188CAD ($140 USD)
by Frederico L e e
April 25th, 2019, 5:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?
Replies: 85
Views: 4651

Re: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
April 24th, 2019, 7:23 am
'16 Calon Segur just arrived at Total Wine (Futures program) - guess I need to pick those up! Clinet arrived a couple of months ago
How much is the Calon Segur '16 at Total Wine?
by Frederico L e e
April 25th, 2019, 4:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 842
Views: 55299

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Dom 2008 hits Central Market (a very high end grocer) in the DFW Metroplex on the same weekend as their 25% off French Wine sale last weekend. DFW winos immediately go nuts, and the scramble to buyout stock began. An anonymous buyer dropped $10K at multiple locations to buy out every bottle on arri...
by Frederico L e e
April 23rd, 2019, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 cristal to break new grounds
Replies: 25
Views: 1925

Re: 2018 cristal to break new grounds

Good timing reading this thread. Just picked up two bottles/boxes of 2008. Excited to open one in 3-5 years. Too lazy to wait for 10 years to buy the 2018's and another 5 years to open it😆
by Frederico L e e
March 31st, 2019, 6:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10928
Views: 398206

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Bill Tex Landreth wrote:
March 25th, 2019, 6:40 pm
With Freemott in town this weekend

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Out of these bottles, how was '08 Pol Roger Brut?
by Frederico L e e
March 30th, 2019, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine as cancer agent
Replies: 32
Views: 2293

Re: Wine as cancer agent

JDavisRoby wrote:
March 29th, 2019, 8:07 pm
Anyone have a list of what doesn’t cause cancer? At this point that’s a shorter list.
As short as only one item listed: distilled water!
by Frederico L e e
March 28th, 2019, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Pajé
Replies: 41
Views: 2866

Re: 2013 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Pajé

Although I got two bottles of Rabaja, I was only allocated with one each of Asili, Paje, Ovello and Montefico. All cost me 100 Cdn each 😩 I don't plan to open any of these until 2025😁
by Frederico L e e
March 28th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 842
Views: 55299

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

[thankyou.gif] NV Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve (disg. 2018) How was it? Young, but delicious. Rich, lemon curd and toast with good acidity. Clearly, a couple years will do a lot for it, but no regrets opening this one. I found a store that has it, disgorged in 2008, is that still good?
by Frederico L e e
March 28th, 2019, 4:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 842
Views: 55299

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
March 27th, 2019, 9:23 pm
NV Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve (disg. 2018)
How was it?
by Frederico L e e
March 27th, 2019, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Good to the Beaune
Replies: 11
Views: 1292

Re: Good to the Beaune

I have 3 bottles of Drouhin Clos des Mouches '15. Wonder if I should wait for 10 years before I can enjoy its full potential. Your note on '05 really excited me.
by Frederico L e e
March 25th, 2019, 3:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Good wine stores to visit in Fisherman's Wharf area, San Fransisco
Replies: 25
Views: 1161

Good wine stores to visit in Fisherman's Wharf area, San Fransisco

Gonna stay two days there later this week. I'm not going to rent a car nor visiting Napa Valley ( yes I know I'm gonna miss a lot fun). Any nice wine shops worth a look in the vicinity?
by Frederico L e e
March 13th, 2019, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2008 Dom Perignon 152
Replies: 21
Views: 1248

Re: PSA: 2008 Dom Perignon 152

Are the regular edition same wine as the Legacy edition that was released last year? The regular edition hasn't been seen here in Calgary yet but the Legacy is selling for $200 US
by Frederico L e e
March 13th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dom Perignon 2008 Legacy vs. Regular Labels
Replies: 6
Views: 966

Dom Perignon 2008 Legacy vs. Regular Labels

Excited about this 2008 release. Aside from marketing and packaging, are they the same wine? Are there differences between them in terms of quality?
by Frederico L e e
March 10th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A 6-pack of San Felice Chianti Classico 2016, #19 of Top 100 Wines of the Year 2018 by Wine Spectator. Paid $15 Cdn ($11 US) @
by Frederico L e e
March 10th, 2019, 5:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Canadians in here?
Replies: 43
Views: 2074

Re: Canadians in here?

Hi from Toronto. Keep the DRCs a few years. Auction them off, buy a bunch of what you've decided you like by then. I don’t know anything about auctions. Lol. I will just keep them stored properly for now until I figure it out or decide one night that I feel like drinking a $429 bottle of Corton. I ...
by Frederico L e e
March 4th, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne
Replies: 180
Views: 9772

Re: TN: 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

dsimmons wrote:
February 27th, 2019, 6:21 pm
Just ordered 6 more from JJ Buckley for $115. Thought it was a pretty good price. Love the wine.
Jealous 😉 Here in Calgary, Alberta it's usually over $200 US
by Frederico L e e
March 2nd, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12108
Views: 580563

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Bosquet des Papes Chante le Merle VV 2016 x3
by Frederico L e e
February 5th, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Canadians in here?
Replies: 43
Views: 2074

Re: Canadians in here?

Yup here. Would like to see more topics on BC wines
by Frederico L e e
January 31st, 2019, 7:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 250
Views: 18806

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

So, where can I order and what're the prices?
by Frederico L e e
December 24th, 2018, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge
Replies: 21
Views: 728

Re: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 24th, 2018, 4:12 pm
Either immediately or in 10+ years.
I'd choose 10+ years [cheers.gif]
by Frederico L e e
December 24th, 2018, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge
Replies: 21
Views: 728

Re: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 24th, 2018, 8:36 am
Grabbed some of the 15 recently. Have you had the Rossignol version?
I too got 3 bottles of '15 for $100 Cdn each. When would you recommend to open the first bottle?
by Frederico L e e
December 7th, 2018, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me
Replies: 75
Views: 3758

Re: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me

Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo or Flaccianello. The later is technically not a Chianti but is 100% made with Sangiovese in Tuscany.
by Frederico L e e
November 29th, 2018, 11:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT
Replies: 13
Views: 545

Re: TN: 1999 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT

To experienced Flaccianello drinkers, how long do I keep my bottles away before I open one? I have these vintages: 2011, 2013 & 2015.
by Frederico L e e
September 21st, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: James Laube Freezes Wine
Replies: 16
Views: 1233

Re: James Laube Freezes Wine

If I freeze a full 375ml bottle, to what ullage level do I stop filling to take care of the fluid expansion?

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