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by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 141
Views: 9104

Re: Cayuse is Live

Congrats Lee & Ken!!! Which wine are each of you opening with? The welcome letter says the shop opens on 9/30 and I will be allocated 2 three packs. Guaranteed until 10/25. No mention of which wines. This is for 2019 futures. [wow.gif] This is the first I've heard of initial allocations being for *...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CellarTracker goes Full Booty
Replies: 27
Views: 1196

Re: CellarTracker goes Full Booty

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by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)
Replies: 16
Views: 1273

Re: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)

Interesting to hear that about '06. It's a vintage of which I no longer own any bottles, but for approx. half a case of Boislauzon. I enjoyed many '06s young, and generally didn't see it being a long-lived vintage.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 12:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Arcadian Jill’s Cuvée Pinot Noir
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: TN: 2007 Arcadian Jill’s Cuvée Pinot Noir

I thought the same when I found and read your note, Jud. [cheers.gif]
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 141
Views: 9104

Re: Cayuse is Live

Congrats Lee & Ken!!! Which wine are each of you opening with?
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 12:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 141
Views: 9104

Re: Cayuse is Live

Ryan Gilmour wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 11:52 am
Do you get an SOL email confirmation if you're not receiving any wish list?
I seem to recall, Yes.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 24th, 2020, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 141
Views: 9104

Re: Cayuse is Live

Got the Frog added to Armada and En Chamberlin. Eighth year ordering, and third time a wish list request has been granted (my allocation started with Cailloux, which I (regrettably) dropped a few years ago). Looks like a lot of people are getting some of the most limited wines by way of wish list th...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 23rd, 2020, 11:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)
Replies: 16
Views: 1273

Re: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)

commercial post: I import Pegau to most of the U.S. 2014 is developing well. It is in a long line of excellent, mid-weight vintages that never get great press but offer incredibly warm, friendly drinking at 6 - 15 years of age; well-cellared, vintages like this should live happily to 25+ years. In ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 23rd, 2020, 12:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Arcadian Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard
Replies: 32
Views: 1927

Re: TN: 2001 Arcadian Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard

2001 Arcadian Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard - USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Lucia Highlands (8/22/2020) -- decanted one hour before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over 3.5 hours -- NOSE: good amount of tertiary elements now; strong mushroom. BODY: garnet color with slight bricking; color...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 23rd, 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Arcadian Jill’s Cuvée Pinot Noir
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: TN: 2007 Arcadian Jill’s Cuvée Pinot Noir

2007 Arcadian Pinot Noir Jill's Cuvée - USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Maria Valley (8/20/2020) -- decanted 2 hrs before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over 7 hours -- -- 3.41 pH; 6.1 g/L TA -- NOSE: expressive; very ripe, dark red fruits; oak; somewhat fumey; seems "big". BODY: violet...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 23rd, 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Order reneged: getwineonline
Replies: 22
Views: 1596

Re: Order reneged: getwineonline

Thanks, Jay. The example(s) you detailed is exactly what I had in mind when I said "buyer unable to perform." [cheers.gif] As for your Jets ... well, I'd invite you on to my team's bandwagon, but the Vikings are at least as equally deplorable this year, so ... yeah. And, to rub salt in the wound, it...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 23rd, 2020, 12:26 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16787
Views: 452559

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

It would not surprise me at all that I would prefer Heater Allen’s Rauchbier over Schenkerla as well. And I also love Schenkerla. It’s been a perfect Michigan fall weekend - spent it dong a couple great hikes and now drinking a Bell’s 35th Anniversary Expedition Stout. This is just perfect today. I...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 22nd, 2020, 11:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Order reneged: getwineonline
Replies: 22
Views: 1596

Re: Order reneged: getwineonline

... Unfortunately, the law in New York is, as Mr. Barseleh states, that until they accept your offer to purchase by some overt act, a binding contract has not yet been formed. If you find a really good piece of prime Waygu that is mismarked as tofurkey and bring it to the checkout counter, putting ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 22nd, 2020, 11:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JasonHaas Blog: Syrah's Wild Ride in Calif....
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: JasonHaas Blog: Syrah's Wild Ride in Calif....

Nice article. Thanks for posting and drawing our attention to it, Tom; it has more than a couple surprising facts in there!
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 22nd, 2020, 10:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riesling geeks, what glassware do you use?
Replies: 31
Views: 1194

Re: Riesling geeks, what glassware do you use?

Tricky question.

I can say this: I'm currently having an '01 Auslese and it's showing quite nicely from the Grassl Liberte.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 21st, 2020, 11:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Name a wine you consistently rate higher than the critics
Replies: 49
Views: 2559

Re: Name a wine you consistently rate higher than the critics

Honestly, I don't know because I don't pay much attention to critics' scores. It also doesn't help that I tend to score most wines in a very narrow range when I do bother to score a wine (88-92). But, to hazard a guess, I'd say: 1. generally, dry Sherry 2. Grand Puy Lacoste (maybe ... score inflatio...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 21st, 2020, 10:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Cailloux to bring?
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: Which Cailloux to bring?

My limited experience with Cayuse thus far is that older is always better.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 20th, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: WTF happened to my scotch?
Replies: 19
Views: 588

Re: WTF happened to my scotch?

I went through Aberlour 10 like water the few years I lived in North Yorkshire ... could routinely get it for about $30 a bottle ... {sigh} ... Aberlour 12 should be findable. The last time I had Cragganmore 12 it was very worthwhile. Clynelish is a good suggestion, although my opinion is based sole...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 20th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16787
Views: 452559

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

I'm a couple weeks late in posting this, but not really because the experience has been repeated about 10 times now ... ... this can also be filed in the Everyone Already Knows This file, but here I go anyways ... *finally* had a chance to try the Heater Allen - Pils ... once again, this is a HFS! b...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 20th, 2020, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What to pair with American Wagyu Ground Beef?
Replies: 31
Views: 1397

Re: What to pair with American Wagyu Ground Beef?

Young L. Bank Bdx or Village Burgundy, depending on what you do with the burgers (more heavily seasoned, go with Bdx; if the patties are largely unadulterated, then Burgundy). Sounds delish!
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 18th, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud
Replies: 33
Views: 1422

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud

I missed this thread the first time around, apparently ... nice note, Dennis. I liked this wine about as much as you did (assuming we score wines similarly), but I actually prefer the Briords. The Thebaud struck me as being on the softer side of Muscadet, whereas the Briords (particularly from '15)...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 Solminer - Carbonic Syrah Coquelicot Vineyard (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley)
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Yup^2

In a stable full of Hits and Misses, this is one of Solminer's Hits. :)
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 11:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 Solminer - Carbonic Syrah Coquelicot Vineyard (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley)
Replies: 2
Views: 121

TN: 2019 Solminer - Carbonic Syrah Coquelicot Vineyard (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley)

2019 Solminer Wines Syrah Carbonic Coquelicot Vineyard - USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley (8/19/2020) -- decanted immediately before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over approx. 3 hours -- NOSE: smells like a rosé; light red fruits; moderately gassy at first; touch of fresh to...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Chateau Musar Rosé
Replies: 11
Views: 624

Re: TN: 2016 Chateau Musar Rosé

2016 Chateau Musar Rosé - Lebanon, Bekaa Valley (8/14/2020) -- cork pulled approx. 1.5 hours before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over 2 - 3 hours -- NOSE: corn tortilla chips; chalk; watermelon. BODY: light orange-pink color; {forgot to note wine's weight} TASTE: 12% alc. not noticeable; be...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)
Replies: 16
Views: 1273

Re: TN: 2014 Pégau - Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée (France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape)

2014 Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (8/13/2020) -- decanted 30 min. before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over 2 - 3 hours -- NOSE: smokey/char; reduced; some background garrigue. BODY: medium to medium-full bodied; ver...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Arcadian 2006 Stolpman Vineyard Syrah ... Wow
Replies: 16
Views: 833

Re: TN: Arcadian 2006 Stolpman Vineyard Syrah ... Wow

2006 Arcadian Syrah Stolpman Vineyard - USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley (8/9/2020) -- decanted 2 hours before initial taste -- -- tasted non-blind over a couple hours -- NOSE: expressive; mix of dark fruits that smell very ripe; hint of earthy leather; not savory; warm climate typ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 17th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy - Melon de Bourgogne Antle Vineyard (USA, CA, Central Coast, Chalone)
Replies: 15
Views: 898

Re: TN: 2014 Dirty and Rowdy - Melon de Bourgogne Antle Vineyard (USA, CA, Central Coast, Chalone)

2014 Dirty and Rowdy Melon de Bourgogne Antle Vineyard - USA, California, Central Coast, Chalone (8/9/2020) -- decanted approx. 3 hours before initial taste on Day 1 -- -- tasted non-blind over 2 to 3 hours on Day 1; revisited on Day 3 and Day 6 -- NOSE: very light Nose --- nearly vacant --- on Day...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 14th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1514
Views: 100171

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Thanks for the words on the subsequent '07 LGA Rose, Sarah. When you say "lactic," in this context, would it be fair to use the term "buttermilky"? Asking because I've perceived that in some age Champagne, and dislike it.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 11th, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would your classification of Loire reds be?
Replies: 388
Views: 20246

Re: What would your classification of Loire reds be?

THanks for the note on the '17 Guillot, Julian. I just picked-up 8 bottles of the '16. Now, I just need to remember to proceed cautiously with '17, unless other data points come out that suggest you simply had an outlier bad experience, which *has* happened to me with Baudry in the past. I don't kno...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 11th, 2020, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud
Replies: 33
Views: 1422

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Chateau Thébaud

I missed this thread the first time around, apparently ... nice note, Dennis. I liked this wine about as much as you did (assuming we score wines similarly), but I actually prefer the Briords. The Thebaud struck me as being on the softer side of Muscadet, whereas the Briords (particularly from '15) ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 11th, 2020, 12:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16787
Views: 452559

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Thanks for passing-on my impressions to Lisa and Kevin, Rick. Also: my wife grabbed a can from the fridge yesterday: she did this on her own, so was without any prompting from me. She loves it, too, and agrees it's on par with, but different from, Schlenkerla ---- this is because we almost always ha...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 10th, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1514
Views: 100171

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Thanks, Sarah! And as soon as you mentioned "bottle variation" w/r/t the Hebrart, I remembered having seen that thread; upon closer inspection, I actually *participated* in that thread! My apologies for my bad memory. And that's great to hear about the Bollinger. I asked because a few months ago a f...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 10th, 2020, 12:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1514
Views: 100171

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 10:25 am
...
2007 Bollinger Champagne La Grande Année Rosé
...
NV Marc Hébrart Champagne Premier Cru Brut Rosé - 2 bottles

...
Sarah, how were these two, in particular?
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 9th, 2020, 11:19 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Willett isn’t really Willett
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Willett isn’t really Willett

Ray Walker?
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 9th, 2020, 11:14 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16787
Views: 452559

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

in better news ... I also was thrilled to have the opportunity to pick-up a 4 pack of Rick's Heater Allen/Wayfinder "Rauchbier Hell" rauchbier. So, how do you say? ... HFS! Gottdamm, man!!! This is incredible. Absolutely *amazing* rauchbier! Completely peerless as far as non-German rauchbiers are co...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 9th, 2020, 11:11 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16787
Views: 452559

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Pariah Brewing Co. - "Don't Go In There! That's a Spook House!" NEIIPA Hopped with Nelson and Simcoe brewed with Malvasia Bianca and Chardonnay juice Tastes like boozy o.j. -- so, basically, a screwdriver. It's good enough, but I'm very glad I bought a solo can to try, as opposed to the $23 4-pack....
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 9th, 2020, 9:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Red Burgundy
Replies: 58
Views: 4482

Re: 2014 Red Burgundy

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
September 8th, 2020, 6:42 am
The vast majority of 17 is wide open. I’ve drank more than 10 cases of village, 1er, and grand cru 17 burg and less than a handful were tight, usually the ones you’d expect (barthod)
[wow.gif]
Do you only drink Burgundy?

ETA: nevermind. I see this was already addressed.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 9th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Revisiting Rhys Chardonnay 2006 - 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2224

Re: Revisiting Rhys Chardonnay 2006 - 2011

I have loved the Rhys ‘08 Alpine chard, although I think it’s time to drink up. The ‘07 and ‘09 chard’s have not performed at the same level. Um, I know it's tacky to dredge up an old thread just to quote (and contradict) oneself, but here goes... ... [wow.gif] Regards, Peter I have no idea what ma...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 8th, 2020, 12:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Marguet - Champagne Extra Brut "Les Crayères" (France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru)
Replies: 0
Views: 157

TN: 2014 Marguet - Champagne Extra Brut "Les Crayères" (France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru)

2014 Marguet Champagne Grand Cru Extra Brut Les Crayères - France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru (9/6/2020) -- popped and poured -- -- tasted non-blind over 1 - 2 hours -- -- Feb. 2019 disgorgement -- Fairly loose bead, which dissipated quickly. 100% Pinot Noir, and it's pretty obvious, with its l...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 7th, 2020, 11:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed
Replies: 87
Views: 5008

Re: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed

Cool beans. [cheers.gif] CVNE has been around a long time, and is probably a significantly safer aging bet than Numanthia. Seeing as how CVNE is from Rioja, I'd recommend digging-up some old Rioja threads on this board ---- if you've been lurking here for awhile then you already know ---- the colle...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 7th, 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed
Replies: 87
Views: 5008

Re: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed

That's good to know about the Numanthia. I've had a handful of old Spanish reds and really enjoyed them. While not too old, the 2005 & 2008 Aponte by Frontaura seem to have held up but from what I've read it doesn't have that much time left (I haven't had much luck finding any bottles for a year or...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 6th, 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A lovely Branaire Ducru 2005
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: A lovely Branaire Ducru 2005

Wow ... very cool! Nice to see a 2005 classed growth showing that well now --- hopefully a harbinger of others finally coming into windows of drinkability. [cheers.gif]
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 6th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would your classification of Loire reds be?
Replies: 388
Views: 20246

Re: What would your classification of Loire reds be?

It seemed to have a decent amount of stuffing, from what I can recall - the fruit profile tended towards the darker end of red fruits but it wasn't jammy, extracted, heavy at all and it had acidity and lift. Everything about it just screamed "classic", because it wasn't a consciously natty wine nor...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 5th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed
Replies: 87
Views: 5008

Re: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed

Welcome to the board, Eric! A quick little word on my personal experience with Numanthia: they don't age well, in my opinion. I don't know if you are focusing on wines with a mind towards cellaring them (it appears you are), but I've had some pretty poor experiences with the '04 and '05 "Numanthia"...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 5th, 2020, 1:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8071

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
September 5th, 2020, 12:51 pm
PSA Lopa wines just put on an offer on 2019 JJ Prum
Thanks, Barry! Just requested 6 WS Auslese (which appears to be the most attractive pricing of all wines offered in the blast) and 3 of the WS Spatlese.
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 5th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed
Replies: 87
Views: 5008

Re: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed

Don, Is there anywhere in Anchorage to pick up bottles of Carlisle? As for the original prompt... I just started adding myself onto wine lists to begin building out a cellar. I have until next fall to figure out long term storage before I pick up my 2018 Bordeaux futures in Seattle. As for the init...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 5th, 2020, 12:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Château Coutet (France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Barsac)
Replies: 9
Views: 388

Re: TN: 2010 Château Coutet (France, Bordeaux, Sauternais, Barsac)

Thanks for your response, Brian. Sounds like I should check-out some Suduiraut next time I need to buy a Sauternes (granted, that might be never, as I do legitimately wonder if the 22 half bottles and 4 bottles I currently have will carry me through the rest of my life). Maybe, some day, out of shee...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 5th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would your classification of Loire reds be?
Replies: 388
Views: 20246

Re: What would your classification of Loire reds be?

Thanks for your notes, Julian! As for Guiberteau's reds: I can only comment on their Saumur bottling, as that's the only one I've had thus far, and only over 2 or 3 vintages ---- first of all, it is *not* a stereotypical Loire C.F.. Crystalline, medium-light bodied, pure red fruit, no brett, little ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 4th, 2020, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would your classification of Loire reds be?
Replies: 388
Views: 20246

Re: What would your classification of Loire reds be?

2014 Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Les Motelles Rouge Beautifully classic Saumur Cab Franc. Gravelly mineral presence, concentrated dark red fruit l, a game-y wildness and just a touch of green character. After a little air, a bit of tobacco. Robust tannins and fresh acidity means there’s a lot in the ...
by Brian G r a f s t r o m
September 4th, 2020, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8071

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Keith,
Buy one bottle of each. They are all excellent; which one you like the most is a personal preference thing. I'm (strongly) partial to Wehlener Sonnenuhr, and that almost certainly is JJ Prum's most popular vineyard, but plenty of folks prefer some of their other wines.

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