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by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 23rd, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stony Hill!???
Replies: 4
Views: 433

Re: Stony Hill!???

I was there today and the tasting was conducted by Allison. She said all employees were retained. What’s changed is the cab is being discontinued and the grapes go to Long Meadow Ranch.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 23rd, 2019, 8:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Cab under $100
Replies: 63
Views: 2861

Re: Napa Cab under $100

Any thoughts on Stony Hill cab? I've never tried one but pricing seems reasonable. I have very much liked the ones I have had. Very much on the more elegant side of California Cab. Thanks David and Howard for your feedback here and on Alferts where to taste thread. Tasted at Stony Hill today and pi...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 18th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: 2004 Ch. Pontet Canet, 2003 Joguet Clos de la Dioterie
Replies: 54
Views: 1159

Re: TNs: 2004 Ch. Pontet Canet, 2003 Joguet Clos de la Dioterie

You might want to give 2003 Joguet another shot, even though your pal Rolland didn't consult there. 2003 Charles Joguet Chinon Clos du Chêne Vert - France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon (2/9/2018) Red bricking, nose of game, barnyard and raspberries. Beautifully textured palate. There is more barny...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 18th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Cab under $100
Replies: 63
Views: 2861

Re: Napa Cab under $100

Any thoughts on Stony Hill cab? I've never tried one but pricing seems reasonable.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 15th, 2019, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vino-Voyage TSA-Approved Wine Suitcase
Replies: 37
Views: 1304

Re: Vino-Voyage TSA-Approved Wine Suitcase

I used a vingarde valise last March to haul 9 bottles of California wine to Germany. I stuffed the extra pockets with gifts such as coffee etc. I brought back 9 bottles as well and the extra space was used for preserves jars and chocolate. It worked great. It was easy to roll and easy to carry and p...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 15th, 2019, 7:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains
Replies: 32
Views: 1702

Re: TN: 2002 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains

[scratch.gif] Stuart, The note read great the first time around, but when the thread was resurrected with me just drinking a plush Pousse with strong notes of cherry liquor, well yes, alarm bells went off. I found the Pousse rather boring. Funny, because about 2 years ago I drank a 2002 Pousse d’Or...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 14th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?
Replies: 100
Views: 3267

Re: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?

Chris, This is the one that hooked me... 2011 Vincent Pinot Noir Bjornson Vineyard - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills (11/27/2013) Had this last night and didn't take detailed notes. Opened and kept in cellar for about 3 hours before decanting and leaving for 90 minutes or so. Grea...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 14th, 2019, 5:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains
Replies: 32
Views: 1702

Re: TN: 2002 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains

Many thanks to Paul Hanna for this bottle. 2002 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Vaucrains - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru (7/30/2019) There's intense liqueur cherry at this wine's heart. It has a highly perfumed nose of violets, iron, root vegetab...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 14th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?
Replies: 100
Views: 3267

Re: 5 Best Oregon Pinot Noir Producers under $65

Just wanted to point out if you purchase before September 9 from Vincent’s email list you are paying $35 and under . Worth checking out a fellow Berserker. [berserker.gif] Paul or others, tell me more about Vincent’s wines. First time I’ve heard of them but I’m interested. Chris, I’m just getting b...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 13th, 2019, 9:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land
Replies: 24
Views: 1288

Re: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land

Impacted is a stretch, even in reading the report. Whatever your preferred phrasing, the Eel is a designated wild and scenic river. The report states these violations occurred partially within the Eel’s watershed. The topic of this thread deals with violations on a river that is not designated wild...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 13th, 2019, 8:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land
Replies: 24
Views: 1288

Re: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land

I didn’t see it mentioned but the Rhys violations impacted a designated “wild and scenic river”, the undammed Eel river. Does that affect the fine amount? Impacted is a stretch, even in reading the report. Whatever your preferred phrasing, the Eel is a designated wild and scenic river. The report s...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 13th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land
Replies: 24
Views: 1288

Re: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land

I didn’t see it mentioned but the Rhys violations impacted a designated “wild and scenic river”, the undammed Eel river. Does that affect the fine amount?
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 13th, 2019, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?
Replies: 100
Views: 3267

Re: 5 Best Oregon Pinot Noir Producers under $65

Just wanted to point out if you purchase before September 9 from Vincent’s email list you are paying $35 and under. Worth checking out a fellow Berserker. [berserker.gif]
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 12th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2004 krug buy more st 209.99 ?
Replies: 51
Views: 2862

Re: 2004 krug buy more st 209.99 ?

champagne.gif POtY! Negative interest rates are very, very difficult to think about. In theory, if, on January 1st, the Fed loaned you $100, at an interest rate of -5%, then circa December 31st of that year, you would only owe the Fed $95. And circa December 31st of the following year, you'd only ow...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 10th, 2019, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 3003

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

I’m a sucker for well made and oaky Bordeaux Blanc. Ain’t no lie. And today I had a lovely 14.1% abv 2014 Patty Green Etzel Block and a 14.5% 2015 Foillard Cuvée Corcelette. Mmmmmm.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 10th, 2019, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1408
Views: 164061

Re: Official Costco Thread

Grabbed a case for everyday drinking, and another case to stash away for a few years....... 1BD0D1EF-D3CF-44E7-ACE4-137B8DE615AA.jpeg B6ADD769-0483-4DD1-8F90-0EAE4AEA4BBB.jpeg I bought a couple at $35.99 and tried it. Don't find $19.97 enticing. A friend found the 2014 Mercurey VV from the same pro...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
August 9th, 2019, 11:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1408
Views: 164061

Re: Official Costco Thread

ERPark wrote:
August 9th, 2019, 9:14 pm
Grabbed a case for everyday drinking, and another case to stash away for a few years.......


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I bought a couple at $35.99 and tried it. Don't find $19.97 enticing.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 23rd, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Alan Eden Memorial Poll - What Saxum Magnum should I open at BF 10.2
Replies: 56
Views: 2100

Re: The Alan Eden Memorial Poll - What Saxum Magnum should I open at BF 10.2

Here is Jay making an incredibly nice gesture, and he gets pilloried on the board. So let me add my own snide comment, and ask why he didn’t buy a decent bottle of my or six of Palmer instead. Since he’s not opening the 2007 James Berry that means the Olga Raffault is firmly in the lead! [wink.gif]
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 22nd, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1981 wine
Replies: 37
Views: 1324

Re: 1981 wine

Two years ago (to the day!) I had two lovely Ducru Beaucaillou and Leoville Las Cases, but have had nothing since. Previous experience with other 1981 Bordeaux was also positive.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 7th, 2019, 7:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 6
Views: 741

Re: TN: 2009 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

2009 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux - France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon (7/3/2019) This is not “ready” but it is delicious, with ample red cherry fruit supported by tobacco and herb tones. There’s still some grippy tannin, but more than enough depth of fruit to handle it. Shows as ...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 6th, 2019, 10:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?
Replies: 10
Views: 1419

Re: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?

An artist friend of mine is sculpting (he lives in Big Sur) in a ghost town called Darwin, which lies on the western portion of the Great Basin near Death Valley, about 50 miles from the epicenter. He said he got a "good shake" last night but no serious damage. If he lives in one of those subterran...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 6th, 2019, 4:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?
Replies: 10
Views: 1419

Re: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?

An artist friend of mine is sculpting (he lives in Big Sur) in a ghost town called Darwin, which lies on the western portion of the Great Basin near Death Valley, about 50 miles from the epicenter. He said he got a "good shake" last night but no serious damage. If he lives in one of those subterran...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 5th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1408
Views: 164061

Re: Official Costco Thread

Richmond, CA location has the 2008 Dom finally. $149.99. Sorry, no count. My spouse picked up two.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 3rd, 2019, 8:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 6
Views: 741

Re: TN: 2009 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

I haven’t opened any of mine yet but hope to get one in the queue. Thanks for the note!
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 3rd, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots
Replies: 22
Views: 1592

Re: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots

Wow - this thread has taken on a life of its own... Some quick replies: 1. The theme was chosen for fun, not to pick out any stylistic qualities. Just bring anything from a plot that used to be, or still is a Clos 2. Raphet was indeed Raphet, and not a Rapet. A strange thing, because I could not fi...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
July 3rd, 2019, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New grapes approved for Bordeaux
Replies: 32
Views: 1955

Re: New grapes approved for Bordeaux

Not gonna settle for anything less than a $30k bottle of Tarney-Coulant. https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2019/07/record-bordeaux-price-eclipses-burgundy Funny, the article says no oak at all in the 2015, yet Leve’s CT note says 100% new oak. His 2016 vintage note also references 100% new oak. Now 2...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 29th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner with 06 de Venoge Rose-updated info/Dom, 3 white Burgs, 4 Zins,97 Dal Forno Valpo, 04 Foradori, more
Replies: 17
Views: 1051

Re: Dinner with 06 de Venoge Rose-updated info/Dom, 3 white Burgs, 4 Zins,97 Dal Forno Valpo, 04 Foradori, more

Hmmm. Good report from Brad. I thought des Princes was still vintage dependent. I had an excellent, if tight, 1993 des Princes just a few years ago. Not that it matters for wine quality but I wish the bottles were more conventional. They remind less of Jeannie than of the instant salad dressing bott...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 29th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots
Replies: 22
Views: 1592

Re: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots

William Kelley wrote:
June 29th, 2019, 9:56 am
P@u1_M3nk3s wrote:
June 29th, 2019, 8:30 am
I never knew Raphet made a Corton-Charlemagne, Anyone else have experience with it?
Typo for Rapet?
That would make sense. However, I did check wine searcher and it shows a 2005 Raphet CC for sale in London.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 29th, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots
Replies: 22
Views: 1592

Re: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots

I never knew Raphet made a Corton-Charlemagne, Anyone else have experience with it?
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 29th, 2019, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine bargain alert: 2014 Bordeaux on sale at Millesima NY
Replies: 13
Views: 927

Re: Wine bargain alert: 2014 Bordeaux on sale at Millesima NY

I picked up the Giscours a couple years ago at Costco for $39.99.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Auslese #14
Replies: 13
Views: 776

Re: TN: 2012 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Auslese #14

Anyone try the 2007 lately? I've got some, not sure of the A.P. Currently my thoughts are to keep it buried.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner with Family. My wine options are...
Replies: 18
Views: 1203

Re: Dinner with Family. My wine options are...

Diane Kessler wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 1:46 pm
Why not bring the wine you want and order your wife a glass of white. It sounds like a solution to keep everyone happy.
[winner.gif] [winner.gif] Dan, you have your marching orders. Go forth and enjoy!
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 2726

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

It’s the “just for myself” part I’m struggling with. Great wine is awesome...but I got into wine because there was a generosity and shared passion I recognized in others. I would go with bubbles too...if I’m alone. You can share with others, what i meant was that you cant pool the money with say 4 ...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 2726

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

Chris Foley wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 9:35 am
P@u1_M3nk3s wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 8:57 am

Looks to be just over a grand. :(
I might make Ben an offer anyway.
Alan, please send me my 1K now so I can make my offer first!
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 2726

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

I’d take 1986 Mouton over 1990 Latour. And it can be found for $1k or less. I also thought about '86 Mouton which is one of my bucket list wines, but stories I've heard about bottle variation make it less desirable to me than the '90 Margaux. Cellaraiders has a bottle of the Margaux right now for j...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 8:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Languiole en Aubrac Champagne Saber sale
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Re: PSA: Languiole en Aubrac Champagne Saber sale

Neal.Mollen wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 8:24 am
You dudes are so privileged

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That's me with my laguiole!
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 2726

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

Taking the spirit of the OP, I looked for a GC burgundy I wanted to try. $2600. Eek. OK, 1990 Margaux. $1600. 1990 Latour? Score! - $890. 1990 Krug Clos du Mesnil $1600. I chose FG Bordeaux. [cheers.gif] I’d take 1986 Mouton over 1990 Latour. And it can be found for $1k or less. I wish the OP would...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Languiole en Aubrac Champagne Saber sale
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Re: PSA: Languiole en Aubrac Champagne Saber sale

Seems overpriced. This past April my brother-in-law presented me with THREE Laguiole sabers as I apparently requested them. I noted at the time Amazon had them for $50.00 apiece. It's going to take a bit of work to wear down the one I kept. champagne.gif
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 28th, 2019, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 2726

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

Taking the spirit of the OP, I looked for a GC burgundy I wanted to try. $2600. Eek. OK, 1990 Margaux. $1600. 1990 Latour? Score! - $890. 1990 Krug Clos du Mesnil $1600. I chose FG Bordeaux. [cheers.gif]
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 27th, 2019, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FIVE WINOS EXCELLENT ADVENTURE , MOSTLY IN BURGUNDY - Beaune, France (6/7/2019-6/15/2019)
Replies: 52
Views: 3867

Re: FIVE WINOS EXCELLENT ADVENTURE , MOSTLY IN BURGUNDY - Beaune, France (6/7/2019-6/15/2019)

Great writeup! Interesting wines, from Bourgeil to Burgundy! When I bought white Burgundies I got a few Boyer-Martenot. Unfortunately most suffered from premox. Not willing to pay the tariff to drink them young.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 26th, 2019, 9:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pescatarian/Vegetarian Pairings with aged Bordeaux
Replies: 36
Views: 1152

Re: Pescatarian/Vegetarian Pairings with aged Bordeaux

No need to go all cheesy with your mains. That being said the after dinner cheese course is great with older Bordeaux.
Monkfish is great with Bordeaux. Grilled, it is very savory. Mushroom tarts are standard as well.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 25th, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It`s time for Rosé - summertime and the living is easy
Replies: 20
Views: 1621

Re: It`s time for Rosé - summertime and the living is easy

As I´ve posted before I´m absolutely no fan of Rosé ... I´ll take a lively white every and all time instead. The only case would be when in France, when it´s hot ... and when absolutely no scrisp, lively white with apropriate acidity is available ... But a Picpoul de Pinet or a Muscadet (Sevre et M...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 24th, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Beaujolais from this list?
Replies: 21
Views: 978

Re: What Beaujolais from this list?

Lots of good options so far. I would be curious to try the ‘11 Desjourneys Moulin à Vent as well.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 23rd, 2019, 2:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dolceaqua: Ancient, Anonymous & Awesome (Long and Incredibly Boring)
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: Dolceaqua: Ancient, Anonymous & Awesome (Long and Incredibly Boring)

Looks like a great tasting! I'm a fan of Rossese. Kermit Lynch carries a couple - the Tenuta Anfosso and also one from the Riviera Ligura by Punta Crena. They are definitely two of the better ones found in the States. I am rather fond of the PC 12.5% alcohol Rossese because it is so versatile. Never...
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 21st, 2019, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner with 06 de Venoge Rose-updated info/Dom, 3 white Burgs, 4 Zins,97 Dal Forno Valpo, 04 Foradori, more
Replies: 17
Views: 1051

Re: Dinner with 06 de Venoge Rose/Dom, 3 white Burgs, 4 Zins,97 Dal Forno Valpo, 04 Foradori, 00 Arnaldo-Caprai,09 P+S,

What an interesting mix of wines! Well done.
Off the wall question - did you get the de Venoge at Chabrol in Amsterdam? I seem to remember this bottle and few others in stock there a few months ago.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 6th, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This puts Spinal Tap to shame
Replies: 20
Views: 2009

Re: This puts Spinal Tap to shame

Ken Zinns wrote:
June 6th, 2019, 7:31 pm
Reminds me of the weather forecast I found online before I headed to Yosemite National Park a few years ago.


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That’s a toasty 73 degrees kelvin!
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 5th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: TN: 2016 Château Lanessan (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

Thanks for the early looks. I need to pick up my order from the retailer, got notified it arrived on Monday! Robert, thanks for your take on 2010, and 2014. I opened a 2009 too last December and thought it was plenty nice.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
June 3rd, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Keller von der Fels&Grüner Silvaner
Replies: 7
Views: 643

Re: 2018 Keller von der Fels&Grüner Silvaner

Grüner Sylvaner is the most common Sylvaner. There is also a Blauer Sylvaner. I’ve had excellent wines from both.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
May 24th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CdP ???
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

Re: CdP ???

What Claus said. Differing bottle designs from two different organizations. Plus the producers with rogue designs (Clos des Papes) and those who use no embossing at all.
by P@u1_M3nk3s
May 23rd, 2019, 10:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Sauv Blanc so much cheaper ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1654

Re: Why is Sauv Blanc so much cheaper ?

Napa cabernet sauvignon sells for about 3 times the price of sauvignon blanc per average ton. The better regarded CS fruit sells for even far greater ratios. It will show in the bottle price regardless of purchased or farmed fruit.

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