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by David Schliecker
September 16th, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Manhattan Wine Storage
Replies: 11
Views: 400

Re: Manhattan Wine Storage

I'll throw my vote for them in here too. I store a fair amount there and the service has been superb.
by David Schliecker
July 28th, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch release save the date - 7/28
Replies: 10
Views: 846

Re: Kutch release save the date - 7/28

Really looking forward to this. Going to place my order later today. Loved the Zoom too!
by David Schliecker
July 21st, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 141
Views: 12018

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

In for 3 of each of them. I've cut out some lists this year so went a little longer with R-M. Very excited!
by David Schliecker
July 8th, 2020, 10:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Coravin @ Neiman Marcus
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Coravin @ Neiman Marcus

Cancelled mine too... :/
by David Schliecker
July 5th, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Coravin @ Neiman Marcus
Replies: 18
Views: 1560

Re: Coravin @ Neiman Marcus

I was able to pick one up too at $84. I've been using the Pungo for the past several years and love it. Going to be interesting using that and the Coravin side by side.
by David Schliecker
July 5th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14413
Views: 706083

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Finally bit on the 2019 Bordeaux futures. The last case was 12x2019 Clos du Marquis.
by David Schliecker
April 10th, 2020, 4:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Virtual Tasting--Thursday, 4/16 @ 5PM PT With Kevin Harvey and Jeff Brinkman
Replies: 199
Views: 5474

Re: Rhys Virtual Tasting--- With Kevin H and Jeff B....vote for the day you prefer

Voted for Friday but can do either. Might go with the 2013 Alpine Chardonnay.
by David Schliecker
April 1st, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie Virtual Tasting--Tuesday, 4/7 @ 5PM PT with Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui
Replies: 310
Views: 10495

Re: Rivers-Marie virtual Zoom tasting event next week w/ Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui

I'll vote for Thursday but can do either. I loved the Kutch call. This will be a great follow up.
by David Schliecker
March 27th, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET
Replies: 107
Views: 3104

Re: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET

Just opened a 2015 Signal Ridge. I haven't had this as of yet. First of three bottles.
by David Schliecker
March 22nd, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET
Replies: 107
Views: 3104

Re: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, Date/Time TBD

I'm in too is at all possible! If not, I'll still open a Kutch any day of the week.
by David Schliecker
March 20th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Chianti Terroir Sampler - VDLT - Gregory Dal Piaz
Replies: 22
Views: 1658

Re: Chianti Terroir Sampler - VDLT - Gregory Dal Piaz

Just signed up for VDLT and picked up the Chianti deal. We don't drink enough of it in the home and can't wait to pick it up again. It'll get me out of my Cali Pinot rut!
by David Schliecker
February 25th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Château Talbot St.Julien 2001
Replies: 15
Views: 968

Re: Château Talbot St.Julien 2001

To pile on... Had the 2004 Brane-Cantenac this past weekend and it too was in a really nice spot. Didn't take notes but remember loving the nose on this especially.
by David Schliecker
February 1st, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Lillian Winery Syrah (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: TN: 2007 Lillian Winery Syrah (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)

Thanks for the note! I literally had my hand on a 2007 Lillian Blue Label about an hour ago and decided to grab something else instead. I love Lillian and buy it every year. I agree that if you close your eyes, it's hard to tell a SQN from a Lillian. In fact, I opened a 2009 SQN Thrill of Stamp Coll...
by David Schliecker
January 2nd, 2020, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 Wine Resolutions
Replies: 68
Views: 3393

Re: 2020 Wine Resolutions

- Drink the same amount (according to CT, I was actually in range of 2018 by a few bottles)
- Buy Less. I still need to bring the cellar down.
- I drank a lot of young wines last year that needed more time. I need to pay more attention to that.
by David Schliecker
November 23rd, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them
Replies: 247
Views: 23881

Re: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them

I just want to throw this out there that I bought a couple of the mineralité about a month ago and I LOVE these glasses. The first wine we had out of it was an entry level Finger Lakes Riesling (Hermann Weimer) and it brought out the absolute best in that wine. We've upped the wines since and this g...
by David Schliecker
November 21st, 2019, 8:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?
Replies: 446
Views: 37348

Re: Chateau Palmer 2016 for $274, what the what?

Also the 2016 LLC. 242 when all was said and done.
by David Schliecker
November 16th, 2019, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12316
Views: 466753

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

LAst night it was the 2013 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir and it was flat out fantastic. Makes me wish I hadn't stopped buying.
by David Schliecker
October 18th, 2019, 8:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold
Replies: 175
Views: 18592

Re: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold

After a lot of experimentation, I have been using the Grassl Cru for all reds and the Zalto white for all whites. I like the Grassl Mineralite but the opening is too small, IMO. I love the Grassl Cru and I just ordered two of the Grassl Mineralite to try out. I have a bunch of rieslings around the ...
by David Schliecker
October 1st, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William and Mary 2017 Save the Date
Replies: 55
Views: 5181

Re: William and Mary 2017 Save the Date

In for 3 and 3. I have 3 and 3 of the 2016 as well. I'm going to break out one of them soon based off reading this thread.
by David Schliecker
September 10th, 2019, 12:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Best California Chardonnay That You've Had In The Last 5 Years?
Replies: 154
Views: 10057

Re: The Best California Chardonnay That You've Had In The Last 5 Years?

Mike S. wrote:
September 8th, 2019, 12:20 pm
2014 Kutch sc
This.
by David Schliecker
September 5th, 2019, 11:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Fall Release, Save the date!
Replies: 55
Views: 4200

Re: Kutch Fall Release, Save the date!

Order in. I went for a mixed case, heavier on the Trout Gulch Chard than the others. Pretty excited to try the Bohan Graveyard Block.

Truthfully thankfully someone started this thread as the offer when to my spam folder.
by David Schliecker
July 18th, 2019, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 239
Views: 30194

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

Order in as well. Wished listed for an extra white and an extra rose. I'd be surprised (pleasantly) if I get them as I have a feeling that demand will be high enough. I LOVE the SQN whites and can't wait to try this.
by David Schliecker
July 16th, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SAXUM OPEN
Replies: 44
Views: 4412

Re: SAXUM OPEN

Just another's reference point that I've been ordering for 4 years and no Gratis. No complaints. Can't wait to try the Hex and crossing my fingers on my Rocket Block wish list.

2009 Paderewski from about a month ago was fantastic.
by David Schliecker
July 16th, 2019, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release
Replies: 87
Views: 7508

Re: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release

Anton D wrote:
July 16th, 2019, 10:02 am
I don't even know how many. I just hit "Buy your full allocation" and ran with it.

These are lovely wines.
Same for me. Took the whole thing.
by David Schliecker
July 10th, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 170
Views: 15688

Re: Downstream Wines

I'm probably screwed. Didn't get my details in until a full 26 minutes after the email hit my inbox! Damn work meeting!!!
by David Schliecker
July 9th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release
Replies: 87
Views: 7508

Re: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release

In doing a little bit of poking around, it looks like Herb Lamb Vineyard wasn't as affected by the fires. Does anyone know if the 2016 was a one-off or maybe RM weren't able to get fruit from them for the 2017? Just curious...
by David Schliecker
June 20th, 2019, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pisoni gets no love here
Replies: 38
Views: 1929

Re: Pisoni gets no love here

Chris Seiber wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 9:27 pm

I brought an old bottle of Arcadian Pisoni, and Jeff picked it as a Burgundy. Fun night.
I picked up a 2005 Arcadian Pisoni off Commerce Corner a few months ago and it was spectacular.
by David Schliecker
May 30th, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I won't go into specifics but...
Replies: 44
Views: 4240

Re: I won't go into specifics but...

Andrew Demaree wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 11:29 am
I don’t know squat about OR Pinot Gris, but have to second your advice about catching the Tedeschi Trucks Band in concert.
This for me too.
by David Schliecker
May 16th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin
Replies: 32
Views: 2705

Re: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin

On my honeymoon my wife and I ordered a 1995 Grand Puy Lacoste and the waiter (who really had no clue about wine) brought out a 1995 Lafite Rothschild. We send it back but I thought about it for a fraction of a second...
by David Schliecker
May 16th, 2019, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most Underrated Bordeaux?
Replies: 44
Views: 3080

Re: Most Underrated Bordeaux?

Another vote for Lagrange.
by David Schliecker
February 22nd, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Questions
Replies: 107
Views: 12669

Re: SQN Questions

Andrew Dodd wrote:
February 20th, 2019, 10:43 am
Got my first offer this go around (super excited), signed up 8/2010 for reference
This gives me hope! I signed up in March 2011.
by David Schliecker
February 18th, 2019, 4:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "one liver, one life"
Replies: 13
Views: 1634

Re: "one liver, one life"

Thanks for sharing. One of the better wine articles I've read in a long time.
by David Schliecker
February 17th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TSA lifted wine from checked luggage
Replies: 58
Views: 4985

Re: TSA lifted wine from checked luggage

Wow. I had not idea. It's probably just a matter of time for me according to that article. I just came back from LA with 5 bottles of wine wrapped tightly in jeans and shirts which is what I usually do when bringing back just a few bottles. Have yet to have a loss or breakage.
by David Schliecker
January 28th, 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them
Replies: 247
Views: 23881

Re: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them

I know this is beyond obvious at this point but a huge shout out to Chris for fantastic customer service on this sale!
by David Schliecker
January 23rd, 2019, 7:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I am a CT delinquent.
Replies: 112
Views: 4231

Re: I am a CT delinquent.

I have three offsite locations (one of the downsides of small NYC apartments) and I do my best to keep it as accurate as possible. I think I'm only off by about 10 or so. It's usually the 2nd bottle of the night that doesn't get accounted for.
by David Schliecker
January 20th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Arcadian Pisoni Pinot Noir
Replies: 10
Views: 583

Re: TN: 2005 Arcadian Pisoni Pinot Noir

I picked up a couple bottles from a board member a few months ago, took it to an offline and it was a hit. Didn't take notes but Jan's note brings back the fond memory of tasting it. Glad I have one more left!
by David Schliecker
September 21st, 2018, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: James Laube Freezes Wine
Replies: 16
Views: 1326

Re: James Laube Freezes Wine

I've frozen wine several times and have always felt it the wine was similiar in taste/aromatics to the first night. The wines I end up freezing are usually solid mid-priced wines (i.e. $20-$40 range - variety of styles) as the higher end wines we drink never make it to the next night.
by David Schliecker
September 14th, 2018, 2:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Kutch
Replies: 52
Views: 3732

Re: 2016 Kutch

Thanks for the great description Jamie! Above and beyond as you are in the middle of harvest as well! I opened a 2014 Kutch Chardonnay last night and it was singing as usual. Looking forward to the 2016s. champagne.gif Thanks David for the question. We do NOT custom crush. We have our own winery ins...
by David Schliecker
September 13th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Kutch
Replies: 52
Views: 3732

Re: 2016 Kutch

I just got asked a question I don't know the answer to. Does Jamie have his own facility or using custom crush? It doesn't matter to me as the wines are wonderful (beeen a buyer for 10 years) and have never thought to ask. But having now been asked... does anyone know? And while where at it, I guess...
by David Schliecker
March 16th, 2018, 1:31 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Small selection of SQN - Updated as SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Small selection of SQN - Updated as SOLD

2013 Sine Qua Non Grenache Male 1@$200 (SOLD) 2014 Sine Qua Non Grenache Shakti 1@$225 (SOLD) 2013 Sine Qua Non Syrah Female 1@$200 (SOLD) 2014 Sine Qua Non Syrah Piranha Waterdance 1@$225 (SOLD) 2014 Sine Qua Non Lightmotif 2@$140 (SOLD) I would greatly prefer a hand off in NYC if there is interest...
by David Schliecker
January 30th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Antica Terra Offering
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Antica Terra Offering

That price jump from $75 to $90 was too steep for me as well and I haven't brought since then. Cellartracker says I only have 11 bottles of Antica Terra left.... sigh...
by David Schliecker
January 25th, 2018, 7:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US Pinots similar in style and quality to Rhys
Replies: 113
Views: 8218

US Pinots similar in style and quality to Rhys

RyanC wrote:Kutch. Not the identical style, but a similar impression. Excellent Chard too.
I second this. Kutch and Rhys are two of the few(er) lists that I remain on.
by David Schliecker
January 25th, 2018, 7:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Email
Replies: 100
Views: 8952

SQN Email

I am on the waiting list (about 5 years in at this point) and didn't get an email today.
by David Schliecker
January 21st, 2018, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: List the wines YOU are the ONLY owner of according to CT
Replies: 44
Views: 2532

List the wines YOU are the ONLY owner of according to CT

2000 Sheldrake Point Cabernet Sauvignon from thw Finger Lakes.
by David Schliecker
October 4th, 2017, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle(s) of wine did you open for the Yankees/Twinkies play in game
Replies: 10
Views: 523

What bottle(s) of wine did you open for the Yankees/Twinkies play in game

How was the '04 Cos, David? I've a singleton that I've been starting to consider ... I wouldn't open it yet. It was still young. It was a pop and pour from our friend that brought it and we were at dinner for about 3 hours. It was JUST starting to open up by the time we left which is why there was ...
by David Schliecker
October 4th, 2017, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle(s) of wine did you open for the Yankees/Twinkies play in game
Replies: 10
Views: 523

What bottle(s) of wine did you open for the Yankees/Twinkies play in game

Finished off some leftovers from a wine dinner the night before. 2011 Kosta Brown 4 Barrel and a 2004 Cos d'Estournel.
by David Schliecker
February 23rd, 2017, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How old were you when you started collecting wine?
Replies: 135
Views: 5505

How old were you when you started collecting wine?

Paul Flynn wrote:34 if I recall correctly. Went to Paris and came back a convert.
This and I was 33 at the time. That was when I really started getting into it. I grew up in the Finger Lakes region and started there in my mid 20s but didn't know much beyond those Finger Lake Rieslings until that Paris trip.
by David Schliecker
February 15th, 2017, 1:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: On the cusp at SQN!
Replies: 92
Views: 8516

On the cusp at SQN!

Just curious is anyone knows a website/link that has the copy on the SQN letters. I looked on Ken Vastola's Fine Wine Geek site but I don't believe they are there. I have the SQN book but those only go up to when they actually released the book.
by David Schliecker
February 13th, 2017, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Garnet Wines has been sold?
Replies: 76
Views: 7854

Garnet Wines has been sold?

Some not great deals too. 2009 Le Moulin Pomerol for $176. I bought the 2010 for $50 and you can still get it for that price. I also had to get a price check on that one.

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