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by Adam Noble
July 2nd, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?
Replies: 83
Views: 2737

Re: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?

2001 Lucien Albrecht Clos Schild Riesling. Just a perfect dry Alsatian Riesling.

Non wine - Michter’s 10 Year Old Bourbon. Great depth and so smooth.
by Adam Noble
June 28th, 2020, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 17
Views: 697

Re: TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

That was a fantastic OR Pinot, I think I had my last one in 2019. The Seven Springs was also fantastic that year. Truth, though that could be said for almost any year from 1999-2005 which is about the last year I can remember tasting. Not sure why I stopped as Evesham Wood continues to turn out ver...
by Adam Noble
June 26th, 2020, 7:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 645
Views: 51152

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

John S wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 5:54 am
Thx Adam, I see for $63 elsewhere, is that about the right price?
If it’s this one:

Tojiro Bread Slicer 270mm F-687

Thats about what I paid 4 years ago. I’ve bought them for friends and family too.
by Adam Noble
June 25th, 2020, 9:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 645
Views: 51152

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

I have a Tojiro 270mm bread knife and it’s the best one I’ve ever used. Currently unavailable on Amazon though.
by Adam Noble
June 15th, 2020, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 1118

Re: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!

Eyrie is a good call.
by Adam Noble
June 14th, 2020, 9:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 1118

Re: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!

I have both and would guess plenty of other forumites do as well. If you run out of options PM me.
by Adam Noble
June 14th, 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!
Replies: 23
Views: 1118

Re: A Little Help Willamette Pinot?!?!

2008 Thomas Pinot or 2008 Cameron Clos Electrique Pinot would be my recommendations. I’m sure both are readily available from someone on this board.
by Adam Noble
June 5th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Schäfer-Fröhlich Bockenauer Felseneck Riesling Spätlese Goldkapsel
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: TN: 2008 Schäfer-Fröhlich Bockenauer Felseneck Riesling Spätlese Goldkapsel

True story-You can pour a mag of German Riesling from 6 feet away. I love those bottles. And SF come to think of it.
by Adam Noble
May 23rd, 2020, 7:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Suggestions (bready/nutty profile)
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: Champagne Suggestions (bready/nutty profile)

I recommend Guy Charlemagne, Pierre Moncuit, and Jose Dhondt BdBs to try. They should be in your price range and I enjoy many bottles a year from them in various combos. Pierre Peters vintage offerings are also great but more expensive. I’ve had Pierre Moncuit Hugues de Coulmet BdB, didn’t think it...
by Adam Noble
May 23rd, 2020, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Suggestions (bready/nutty profile)
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: Champagne Suggestions (bready/nutty profile)

I recommend Guy Charlemagne, Pierre Moncuit, and Jose Dhondt BdBs to try. They should be in your price range and I enjoy many bottles a year from them in various combos. Pierre Peters vintage offerings are also great but more expensive.
by Adam Noble
May 23rd, 2020, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sec Wines in Portland
Replies: 85
Views: 5619

Re: Sec Wines in Portland

Nothing but positive experiences with Sec personally and also the recent negative poster can suck it.
by Adam Noble
May 23rd, 2020, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1972
Views: 252010

Re: Official Costco Thread

2016
by Adam Noble
May 21st, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Smoker - what to purchase?
Replies: 133
Views: 5248

Re: Smoker - what to purchase?

Salmon. Trout. Pastrami. Montreal smoked meat. Oysters. Sablefish. Turkey. Gouda.
by Adam Noble
May 21st, 2020, 6:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1972
Views: 252010

Re: Official Costco Thread

2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97 2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97 2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97 2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97 I got all 4 of these + La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou for $29.97. Didn't like ...
by Adam Noble
May 20th, 2020, 8:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame

I opened a bottle of the 2001 Integrity last Sat. It was a boozy mess that tasted like a blend of Raid and Robitussin. My wife agrees. And we dumped it. Alas I have another bottles in the cellar. At least my daughter liked the box enough to keep. Give it to me, we will call it even for the flask of...
by Adam Noble
May 19th, 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame

I drank through quite a few bottles of MP low end wines back in the early 2000s when I first started collecting. The best thing I can say is it was a step in a long process. Tonight I think I’ll open another PYCM.
by Adam Noble
May 19th, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame
Replies: 21
Views: 960

Re: 2001 MP Integrity - Endgame

I opened a bottle of the 2001 Integrity last Sat. It was a boozy mess that tasted like a blend of Raid and Robitussin. My wife agrees. And we dumped it. Alas I have another bottles in the cellar. At least my daughter liked the box enough to keep.
by Adam Noble
May 10th, 2020, 7:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Hugues Godme Grand Cru Brut Millisime
Replies: 1
Views: 89

TN: 2009 Hugues Godme Grand Cru Brut Millisime

This was lovely to drink outside on a hot spring day. Pale yellow with vigorous bubbles. A touch of toast on the nose but showing more fruit and spice - pear, lime, and some cardamom in the background. Lively acidity and a full, rich palate. 60% Chardonnay/40% PN, partially barrel fermented. Biodyna...
by Adam Noble
May 7th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Has Anyone Made Mozzarella?
Replies: 34
Views: 1509

Re: Has Anyone Made Mozzarella?

I have but it’s been years. Also from a kit. The most important thing is ultra pasteurized milk won’t work. You’ll end up with ricotta, which isn’t bad but it’s not mozzarella.
by Adam Noble
May 2nd, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Durant Vineyard
Replies: 19
Views: 702

Re: TN: 2015 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Durant Vineyard

Had the 2015 WV Pinot a couple of nights so and honestly Goodfellow is becoming my go to. I’ve never had a bad one. In fact, they have all been a joy to drink.
by Adam Noble
May 2nd, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Cameron Gehrt’s Pinot Noir, Oregon
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: TN: 2004 Cameron Gehrt’s Pinot Noir, Oregon

I’ve only had the 2008 Gehrts (last vintage I believe) and it was very similar to your note. I may have one bottle left.
by Adam Noble
April 26th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12036
Views: 449846

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2017 Goodfellow Pinot Noir Pumphouse Block Temperance Hill Quite shut down at first, needed a good couple hours of air to start opening up. A kaleidoscope of red fruits, initially upon opening only got some strawberry but now more raspberry and sour cherry, with a nice complement of dried sage, tea...
by Adam Noble
April 5th, 2020, 6:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: TN: 2017 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
April 5th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Prum - the true no brainer
FIFY
by Adam Noble
March 31st, 2020, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Jean-François Ganevat Côtes du Jura Les Chalasses Vieilles Vignes
Replies: 7
Views: 500

Re: TN: 2011 Jean-François Ganevat Côtes du Jura Les Chalasses Vieilles Vignes

Your post inspired me to open a 2011 Ganevat Les Chalasses Marnes Bleues Savignin. It was really super. Strong lemon oil and some umami notes with excellent acidity. I really like Ganevat wines and own a couple of cases but rarely remember or find the time to pop one. Very glad I did. Stay healthy e...
by Adam Noble
March 29th, 2020, 7:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
Replies: 6
Views: 490

Re: TN: 2001 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

I also have a few of these left and they are among the best wines I ever bought. I am lucky I started collecting shortly before the 2001 vintage and was steered toward Prum then.
by Adam Noble
March 20th, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Cadence Winery, Red Mountain - 25% off, includes ground shipping or local delivery
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Cadence Winery, Red Mountain - 25% off, includes ground shipping or local delivery

Good point on aging. I last year or so had a 1999 with Ben and it was going strong.
by Adam Noble
March 19th, 2020, 9:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Tom Concilio A+ Seller
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Tom Concilio A+ Seller

Easy transaction in spite of my bank's inept Zelle process. Thanks for the tasty treat!
by Adam Noble
March 19th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: (SOLD)
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: Elmer T Lee

Appreciate the info. I think I will pass at the moment. Great whiskey.
by Adam Noble
March 19th, 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: (SOLD)
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: Elmer T Lee

Michael Fess wrote:
March 19th, 2020, 12:13 pm
One bottle of the Gold foil Elmer T Lee $175 with ground shipping(lower 48 only).
What year is that from?
by Adam Noble
March 18th, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Cadence Winery, Red Mountain - 25% off, includes ground shipping or local delivery
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Cadence Winery, Red Mountain - 25% off, includes ground shipping or local delivery

If y'all are unfamiliar with Cadence, they are top tier Bordeaux blends wines in WA state, and Ben and Gaye are wonderful people. Disclaimer that I have known and liked both for many years.
by Adam Noble
March 8th, 2020, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hud.-Noell. Meursault
Replies: 10
Views: 778

Re: Hud.-Noell. Meursault

And all of Marcus Goodfellow's wonderful Chardonnays. Or Walter Scott or Cameron. There's an ocean of classy Chard in OR.
by Adam Noble
March 5th, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ISO Rock Hill Farm Bourbon
Replies: 8
Views: 469

Re: ISO Rock Hill Farm Bourbon

And tasty juice!
by Adam Noble
March 4th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ISO Rock Hill Farm Bourbon
Replies: 8
Views: 469

ISO Rock Hill Farm Bourbon

I'm having a devil of a time finding it anywhere. I'm interested in 2+ bottles ideally under $150 each shipped. Anyone have a line on any?
by Adam Noble
March 4th, 2020, 6:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing
Replies: 12
Views: 304

Re: TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing

Maybe I missed the umlaut (to be pedantic) because I had just about finished the bottle solo due to it being so delicious.
by Adam Noble
March 4th, 2020, 5:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing
Replies: 12
Views: 304

Re: TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing

Nikolaihof is another producer whose Riesling (and GV) I thoroughly enjoy.
by Adam Noble
March 3rd, 2020, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing
Replies: 12
Views: 304

TN 2015 Hirsch Riesling Zobing

If you're looking for an archetype for Austrian Riesling, you could do a lot worse than this. Zingy lemon and spice (thyme, oregano maybe) on the nose and a full, lovely, acidic palate. Wonderful match with chicken shawarma and just delicious on its own. I could drink the all day, and my only regret...
by Adam Noble
February 22nd, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443258

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Madame R Galle lemon Meyer saison at Fair Isle Brewing in Seattle is very tasty. Tart and funky and definitely worth your time if you like saisons.
by Adam Noble
February 5th, 2020, 6:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: David Sturek A++
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: David Sturek A++

Ditto to above. Two seamless transactions. I'd be surprised if there aren't more in the future.
by Adam Noble
January 31st, 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3679
Views: 205886

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Was traveling for business this week and found a Bookers 2008-02 for $70. So I drank it with coworkers. It's high octane stuff, and I didn't find enough depth or interest to make me want to buy it again. Needs ice and or water in my opinion. Other Barrel proof whiskies carry the alcohol much better ...
by Adam Noble
January 26th, 2020, 7:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......
Replies: 101
Views: 3759

Re: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 5:25 am
Krug and Pierre Péters
This is my choice as well, Selosse was a close third. Maybe could have been top two if I tried more of them.
by Adam Noble
January 26th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Flannery Beef x BerserkerDay11: Ribeyes, Porterhouse, Hangers and More!
Replies: 119
Views: 7871

Re: Flannery Beef x BerserkerDay11: Ribeyes, Porterhouse, Hangers and More!

Douglas Breen wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Pichana and hangers. I see a nice Bordeaux and a barbecue in the near future!
Ditto on the pichana and hangers. But probably CdP BBQ for me.
by Adam Noble
January 17th, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443258

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Drinking a Blind Pig IPA I brought back from SF. I'm not an IPA guy, but I like this and I like it more than I do Pliny (either one). This is more balanced and a nice to sip with some instant pot butter chicken and palak paneer.
by Adam Noble
January 16th, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3679
Views: 205886

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Haven't seen it in Seattle yet.
by Adam Noble
January 16th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3679
Views: 205886

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Has anybody had the Dickel BiB 13 year? I had a bottle in my hand last week because it seemed like a steal for the age ect. Last night I looked at my free issue of whisky Advocate and see they named it whisky of the year. Going to try and backtrack, but thinking I’m out of luck now... I've heard me...
by Adam Noble
January 6th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3679
Views: 205886

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Sheer luck. Got put in contact with a private seller. Apparently belonged to a relative who passed away recently. Seal was already broken, so I could sniff and taste before buying. Either the seller is a very talented blender who could make bank refilling bottles of Pappy, or it’s the real thing. S...
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The New Up-To-100% Tariff & What You Can Do
Replies: 73
Views: 4625

Re: The New Up-To-100% Tariff & What You Can Do

Nice letter Dave.
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443258

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Modern Times Infinity Waves Great, thanks. Do you know if it came up to Seattle? If not I'll have one of my Portland friends grab one or two for me. I had not seen it on the shelves here. Will be the last time I go out of my way to get over there... starting lose interest in their IPA line-up. Much...

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