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by k s h i n
March 29th, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A few TNs
Replies: 0
Views: 228

A few TNs

1997 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (3/28/2020) Medium expressive nose displaying ripe concentrated black fruit, black currant jam, dry fig, plum, licorice, fruit cake, vanilla, tar, leather and earth. Excellent concentration, generous very ripe black fruit, rich, war...
by k s h i n
March 25th, 2020, 5:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 1
Views: 208

TN: 2003 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

2003 Conterno Fantino Barolo Sorì Ginestra - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (3/23/2020) Clearly displaying the 03 overripe fruit, cherry, cherry liqueur, plum, dark spices, tar, oak/vanilla, anise, rare steak, and earth. Excellent concentration, packed overripe black fruit, chewy and rich, good ac...
by k s h i n
March 21st, 2020, 2:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: TN: 1993 Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne

That sounds like a tasty treat. The 93 seems like a low to medium acidity vintage. the vintage was searingly acidic early on. It has mellowed so much. Remember the 93 Niellon chevy allen opened for us at Spago? Terrific. Provenance matters, especially in white burgundy. I have had great bottles of ...
by k s h i n
March 21st, 2020, 5:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: TN: 1993 Faiveley Corton-Charlemagne

That sounds like a tasty treat. The 93 seems like a low to medium acidity vintage.
by k s h i n
March 19th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1976 Antonio Vallana e Figlio Boca (Italy, Piedmont, Northern Piedmont, Boca)
Replies: 5
Views: 235

TN: 1976 Antonio Vallana e Figlio Boca (Italy, Piedmont, Northern Piedmont, Boca)

https://aa1qxa.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mdZcxW4htZzNlO1adi41Vk5blY825SpxubPPIYRP_8Lhf11UqFBSc9KMIH1Ws2cl3a_stidfLVKmI94kLf_uLj8HYpsXrSMMp2xbnvmafRHLJ2oRRx6F93q_ICLl4b7S9zVRM77Td2hGHFhFo2js4Br7tcuIFKCUo8gQAtr1cdgkBk7-EJAQ_DM6MrJKf3Z57khCkEmXFrm8kHzjALZxsMg?width=768&height=1024&cropmode=none 1976 Antonio...
by k s h i n
March 18th, 2020, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Philip Togni vertical with new notes
Replies: 33
Views: 1348

Re: Philip Togni vertical with new notes

I've wondered how Togni stacks up against the classified growths of the '90s. My best auction purchase by far has been a case of six 1994 Togni and six 1994 Peter Michael Les Pavots. Each one of them still needs 2-3 hours in a decanter to open up. I'll need to have some friends over post-lockdown t...
by k s h i n
March 18th, 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

Re: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

Fred Bower wrote:
March 16th, 2020, 6:45 pm
Was there any sulfur evident on the Winston Churchill? That used to be a common signature on young WCs, but it has been a long time since I've had one at release.

fred
Fred,
I didn't really notice.
by k s h i n
March 2nd, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Richebourg, Chablis, CDC and etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 614

TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Richebourg, Chablis, CDC and etc.

A LOST FRIDAY AFTERNOON GATHERING – RICHEBOURG, CHABLIS, CDC AND ETC. - Blacksalt, Washington DC (2/21/2020) David E. organized another lost Friday lunch. As usual, the chef did an excellent job creating a tasting menu that complemented the wines really well. Taittinger CDC The 00 can be light but ...
by k s h i n
March 1st, 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Last minute gathering - La Chapelle, La Turque & Courbis
Replies: 0
Views: 268

TN: Last minute gathering - La Chapelle, La Turque & Courbis

LAST MINUTE GATHERING - LA CHAPELLE, LA TURQUE & COURBIS - Washington DC (2/29/2020) Greg and Steven joined me to set up a massive table to be used for future tastings. The 09 La Chapelle was opened the night before and served first. Although La Chapelle gets no love, at least since the 09, the win...
by k s h i n
February 28th, 2020, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1119

Re: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020

Kelly Walker wrote:
February 25th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Super event Kevin. How many somms were in attendance? That '99 DRC Rich is an amazing wine. Happy to have some '15 PYMC CC!
I would say about 2/3 were wine/restaurant related professionals.
by k s h i n
February 25th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1119

Re: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020

Laurent Gibet wrote:
February 25th, 2020, 10:30 am
Kevin,

What do you mean by Coche-Dury Domaine et Sélection ?
Kinda odd bottle, different labeling, but Coche Dury.
by k s h i n
February 23rd, 2020, 2:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1119

TN: Sommelier Appreciation Dinner 2020

SOMMELIER APPRECIATION DINNER 2020 - The Brown Residence (2/9/2020) Two years ago, Reginald started a dinner to honor Nadine Elizabeth Brown, the former head sommelier at the Charlie Palmer. Last year it was Andy Myers of Jose Andres’s ThinkFoodGroup. it is becoming an annual event and the honoree ...
by k s h i n
February 21st, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

2008 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut - France, Champagne (2/16/2020) Unbelievably energetic and precise nose displaying perfectly ripe yellow citrus fruit, lemon curd, granny smith, caramel, a hint of cedar, white flowers, rainwater, smoke and mineral. Exceptional concentration, finely layere...
by k s h i n
February 17th, 2020, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1979 Ch. Figeac - a wine from another era
Replies: 46
Views: 2089

Re: 1979 Ch. Figeac - a wine from another era

My dad had a decent collection of Burgundy and Bordeaux and starting at the age of 15 or so, he would open a bottle every Friday night and give me one glass to consumer with dinner. I was 15 in 1974. Two wines were my epiphany wines, Calon Segur and Figeac in various vintages between '59 and '71. I...
by k s h i n
February 17th, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

T. Williams wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 2:44 am
That's an all-star line up, looking forward to continuing tracking the tasting notes as you post them. More importantly, where are you skiing and how is the snow?
WISP, it was in the teens earlier but now warmed up.
by k s h i n
February 16th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

Laurent Gibet wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 2:19 pm
THE Grange des Pères 1992, as expensive as a Coche-Dury Corton-Charlemagne ...
Typically I am good with teh current market but I didn't know that. I recently drank three and no more. [soap.gif] Sharing with good friends... Priceless! [cheers.gif]
by k s h i n
February 16th, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

Second Night - Strip steak I brought a 13lb pack of Costco USDA prime strip. Perhaps due to having three well done burnt pieces, we devoured all 13lbs. 1992 Domaine de la Grange des Pères Vin de Pays de l'Hérault - France, Languedoc Roussillon, Languedoc, Vin de Pays de l'Hérault (2/15/2020) Perfec...
by k s h i n
February 15th, 2020, 1:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

Re: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

Only had five bottles so far. More to come tonight.
by k s h i n
February 15th, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes
Replies: 13
Views: 1757

TN: Ski trip - Three wino familes

SKI TRIP - THREE WINO FAMILES - Wisp Resort (2/14/2020-2/17/2020) Greg O and I discussed about organizing a ski trip. We were joined by Steven H's family. We brought a bunch of wines to enjoy. https://zq1qxa.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mJJE_p3U3hsvlww16Qb98yzT-lKtuAcTHJt3BaLhE3U07TMzukCSpnBNU5s4KojP9fSOHYR...
by k s h i n
February 1st, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner
Replies: 12
Views: 1232

TN: Marchand & Tawse / Pascal Marchand Dinner

MARCHAND & TAWSE / PASCAL MARCHAND DINNER - Chloe, DC (1/24/2020) Justin B. organized a comprehensive Marchand & Tawse dinner. Six of us got together to drink a nice selection wines. This was the first time dining at Chloe. We ate more than fifteen different dishes and all were good to excellent, o...
by k s h i n
January 27th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)
Replies: 6
Views: 839

Re: End 2019 dinner (Petrus 95, d'Yquem 88, Trotanoy 99, Pontet-Canet 47, Gruaud-Larose 28, ...)

C Chen wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 3:42 pm
Laurent Gibet wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Kevin Shin recently rated d'Yquem 98/100 ...
That's not saying much considering his average score is higher than Suckling's :p
Have you had the 88 d'Yquem recently?
by k s h i n
January 27th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Domaine de Chevalier vertical with Olivier Bernard
Replies: 7
Views: 914

TN: Domaine de Chevalier vertical with Olivier Bernard

DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER VERTICAL WITH OLIVIER BERNARD - Le Cafe Descartes at the French Embassy (1/21/2020) Panos organized another classified growth vertical dinner. This time it was three vintages of the white and ten vintages with Olivier Bernard. Olivier is a true bon vivant, one of the most gener...
by k s h i n
January 3rd, 2020, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prieure-Roch and Bernstein
Replies: 34
Views: 1904

Re: Prieur-Roch and Bernstein

Prieur-Roch, due to the passing of Henri Roch. I attended an Olivier Bernstein wine dinner. He pays for the fruit up front and also try to buy vineyards. I often compare to Le Moine but the prices are almost 3X. His style is becoming more elegant.
by k s h i n
December 25th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A small holiday gathering
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: TN: A small holiday gathering

YLee wrote:
December 24th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Nice notes. How long did you decant/slow ox the 2014 jamet?
It was actually 2004. Pop and pour.
by k s h i n
December 24th, 2019, 2:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A small holiday gathering
Replies: 5
Views: 640

TN: A small holiday gathering

A SMALL HOLIDAY GATHERING - Eddie V's - Tysons Corner, VA (12/22/2019) I told my family that there will be no more holiday wine dinners. Then, one of the usual suspects emailed for the real last impromptu holiday wine lunch. Three of us got together at Eddie V to drink a few excellent bottles. CDC ...
by k s h i n
December 20th, 2019, 6:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A small impromptu dinner - 08 Champagne and Chateau Margaux
Replies: 3
Views: 474

TN: A small impromptu dinner - 08 Champagne and Chateau Margaux

A SMALL IMPROMPTU DINNER - 08 CHAMPAGNE AND CHATEAU MARGAUX - Clarity - Vienna, Virginia (12/16/2019) Assaf organized a wine dinner as Dennis C. would be in town. Assaf and Dennis wanted to try the 08 Cristal and Dom Perignon side by side and also suggested the 96 and the 00 Chateau Margaux. Luckil...
by k s h i n
December 13th, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Holiday Dinner - Champ, Keller, Hermitage Blanc, Barolo and Bordeaux
Replies: 2
Views: 419

TN: Holiday Dinner - Champ, Keller, Hermitage Blanc, Barolo and Bordeaux

HOLIDAY DINNER - CHAMP, KELLER, HERMITAGE BLANC, BAROLO AND BORDEAUX - Bourbon Steak, Washington D.C. (12/4/2019) It has been awhile since we had dinner with Tom so this was a good excuse to catch up. Eight of us got together to drink a few nice bottles and celebrate the holiday season. https://a60...
by k s h i n
November 25th, 2019, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The second Viking dinner
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

Re: TN: The second Viking dinner

Markus S wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 8:32 am
Is that a Premier Cru sticker above that label on the other Rousseau?
They were not purchased from premier Cru.
by k s h i n
November 25th, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The second Viking dinner
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

Re: TN: The second Viking dinner

Amazing, yes ... The Rousseau Chambertin 2010 waits in my cellar ... My last Roulot Perrières was 2016 at the domain in 2018 : a great expression ... (very expensive but still double the price for Coche-Dury Perrières 2016). Roulots taste really good upon release then something happens. Cochran Per...
by k s h i n
November 24th, 2019, 12:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The second Viking dinner
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

TN: The second Viking dinner

THE SECOND VIKING DINNER - Undisclosed location then Morton's at Reston town center (11/16/2019) The most rewarding aspect of having passion in wine is the opportunity to meet so many interesting and generous people. I have been lucky to make a few lifelong friends. This was the second Viking dinne...
by k s h i n
November 16th, 2019, 10:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

Re: TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting

AlexS wrote:
November 16th, 2019, 9:41 am
Nice to see the $60 Lewelling show well against the $120 Outpost True.
If you enjoy Napa Cult cab, there is a significant gap between the two wines.
by k s h i n
November 16th, 2019, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

Re: TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting

How many did you guess correctly Kevin? Are those your scores or composite scores from the group? Looks like security at the top of escalator. Haha Sorry I missed this one. Dennis, The first flight seemed easy to guess as Napa. I was able to get to Pauillac for the 04 Latour. but guess as the 09 or...
by k s h i n
November 16th, 2019, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 1050

TN: Double blind Cab based wine tasting

DOUBLE BLIND CAB BASED WINE TASTING - Eddie V's - Tysons Corner, VA (11/14/2019) Mark organized a cost share Cabernet Sauvignon based wine tasting. As usual, the results were fascinating and we all ate humble pie. La Tache This was a warm up wine. https://bk0t8g.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mmxzu5tAoATuQIh9...
by k s h i n
November 15th, 2019, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Château Rol Valentin (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru)
Replies: 2
Views: 350

TN: 2009 Château Rol Valentin (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru)

2009 Château Rol Valentin - France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru (11/13/2019) During the 09 EP, I rated the wine 98 pts. It was a hedonistic wine with a sensual palate. The last bottle drunk in Feb, 2018 was dominated by oak and wasn’t terribly expressive. From a half bottle, express...
by k s h i n
November 13th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Bodegas Riojanas Rioja Monte Real Gran Reserva tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: TN: Bodegas Riojanas Rioja Monte Real Gran Reserva tasting

What an interesting tasting. I wonder if something else was blended in with that 1942 when they bottled it. It doesn't sound like typical Rioja, even though I'd love to try it. I got a chuckle about some people finding the '73 Blanco advanced. I'm assuming they are comparing to other bottles they'v...
by k s h i n
November 13th, 2019, 3:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Bodegas Riojanas Rioja Monte Real Gran Reserva tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 579

TN: Bodegas Riojanas Rioja Monte Real Gran Reserva tasting

BODEGAS RIOJANAS RIOJA MONTE REAL GRAN RESERVA TASTING - Boqueria Penn Quarter, Washington D.C. (11/11/2019) Mannie Berk of the rare wine company organized a vertical tasting of Bodegas Riojanas Rioja Monte Real Gran Reserva and I was lucky to be invited. The dishes at Boqueria Penn Quarter was goo...
by k s h i n
November 8th, 2019, 4:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel
Replies: 125
Views: 9020

Re: Burgundy 2018, impressions from barrel

Based on a small samples from Comte Liger Belair, Frederic Mugnier, Jean Grivot and Faiveley: 2018 is a great red vintage, beautifully ripe and concentrated yet very fresh and pure. Some producers thought a repeat of the 09 but significantly more freshness. 2018 whites are quite ripe. https://www.ce...
by k s h i n
November 8th, 2019, 4:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne to cellar
Replies: 13
Views: 1169

Re: Champagne to cellar

The vintage becomes not as significant as 20+ years. Having said that the 08 Dom and Cristal are two of the best young Champagnes of my life. I am cellaring the 02, 06 and 08 tete de cuvees.
by k s h i n
November 7th, 2019, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Unicorn Wine: D&R Legends...Where to find?
Replies: 18
Views: 2380

Re: Unicorn Wine: D&R Legends...Where to find?

This is an interesting wine but there is no way this is close to upper 90s, even with my inflated rating. [wink.gif]
by k s h i n
November 6th, 2019, 3:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind

Herwig, That was the first time we met. Considering you don’t get to taste the Californian wines often, you performed exceptionally as I recall. For me, Californian wines are riper and don’t have the balance of Bordeaux. The ripeness is a telltale sign. Also the integration of oak is more harmonious...
by k s h i n
November 5th, 2019, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind

Interesting choice to open that D&R given that it’s a baby. Kevin’s is the only real note for this wine on CT (someone else posted a “who has this wine, please give me some” note).’ Not sure I’d have expected anything but “grapy”. It is an interesting wine. I believe one of the participants helped ...
by k s h i n
November 4th, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

TN: A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Mostly blind, some double blind

A LOST FRIDAY AFTERNOON GATHERING – MOSTLY BLIND, SOME DOUBLE BLIND - Blacksalt, Washington DC (11/1/2019) David organized another lost Friday lunch. He proposed to taste all wines blind except the Champagnes. The first two flights were quite obvious. The double blind was challenging but fun. As us...
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 11:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

Last week I attended a version of this same dinner in Houston and I’ve tasted with Olivier in burgundy. Your ‘13 Beze must have been off because it was the clear WOTN. My personal favorite all things considered is the Lavrottes, which I’ve found to be very lovey every time I’ve had it. Someone ment...
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

Bernstein seems to be a bit like Dominique Laurent or Perrot-Minot where after a number of vintages the wines are getting more transparent to site vs. to vinification technique and receiving less intervention or as said above, polish. That is what I hear, i.e. improving wine making hence more pure ...
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

alan weinberg wrote:
October 27th, 2019, 7:56 am
pretty good scores for not great wines. I’ve avoided Bernstein due to exorbitant pricing. Like Prieur-Roch.
With my score inflation, 93-95 are very good wines. They are extremely expensive.
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

Kevin, thanks for the notes on the Bernstein wines. I have had a couple but haven't had the chance to do a comparison like this. One of the criticisms I have heard is that the polish on the wines makes it tough to see the terroir but a couple of your notes on the premier crus suggested otherwise. D...
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1988 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Gallina di Neive (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco)
Replies: 0
Views: 327

TN: 1988 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Gallina di Neive (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco)

1988 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Gallina di Neive - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco (10/25/2019) Pop and pour, very tight, slightly dry cherry fruit and strong iron. Flash decant and with 30 minutes of air, expressive nose displaying subtle sweet dry red cherry, a hint of strawberry jam, licorice,...
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 4:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Annual Chicago winos visit - Champagne, White Burg, DRC, La La and SQN
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Re: TN: Annual Chicago winos visit - Champagne, White Burg, DRC, La La and SQN

Blake Brown wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 1:42 am
For me, it always been more about the wine and the fellowship than the food, so I would have been OK with the travesty you evidently incurred.
I fully agree. The great friends sharing great wines so it wasn't too bothersome.
by k s h i n
October 27th, 2019, 4:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

Re: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

dcornutt wrote:
October 27th, 2019, 4:17 am
Thanks for this snapshot Kevin. The 88 Yquem is such a wonderful drink.
It is turning out to be the best Yquem of the 80s, better than the 83, 86 and 89, IMHO.
by k s h i n
October 26th, 2019, 4:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein
Replies: 16
Views: 1503

TN: Tasting with Olivier Bernstein

TASTING WITH OLIVIER BERNSTEIN - Bourbon Steak, Washington D.C. (10/21/2019) The dinner was organized by Wilson Daniel. This was my first time tasting Olivier's wine. i thought the wines were very good but not great. Celebris 2007 Gosset Champagne Celebris Extra Brut - France, Champagne Slightly co...

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