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by Rick P
January 1st, 2020, 4:16 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine cellar seasonal temperature changes
Replies: 7
Views: 759

Re: Wine cellar seasonal temperature changes

The worst thing for wine is rapid fluctuations in temperature. I would not worry. I used to have a similar cellar but my 35 plus years experience in the industry tells me that.
by Rick P
December 6th, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11208
Views: 412867

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

1970 Grand-Puy-Lacoste. Fully expected the cork to be deteriorated since it had not been recorked. It was a very delicate operation but got it entirely. Received the from my brother as a gift and therefore did ask much about provenance etc. It has seen better days with its total loss of fruit and be...
by Rick P
November 26th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1749
Views: 213057

Re: Official Costco Thread

2017 Kirkland Russian River Pinot Noir. I must confess to being a retired member of the trade but this wine was unexpectedly good. So good I went back for a second bottle and they were out! Since it is a private label, brokered wine, the next bottling might not be as good. Any time you try a wine wh...

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