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by k s h i n
January 3rd, 2020, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prieure-Roch and Bernstein
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

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: 614

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: 614

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: 457

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: 407

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: 985

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: 985

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: 985

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: 1015

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: 1015

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: 1015

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: 338

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: 535

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: 535

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: 8399

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: 1147

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: 2321

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: 1034

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: 1034

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: 1034

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: 1445

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: 1445

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: 1445

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: 1445

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: 297

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: 908

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: 1445

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: 1445

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...
by k s h i n
October 24th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Annual Chicago winos visit - Champagne, White Burg, DRC, La La and SQN
Replies: 5
Views: 908

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

ANNUAL CHICAGO WINOS VISIT - CHAMPAGNE, WHITE BURG, DRC, LA LA AND SQN - Officina - Washington D.C. (10/18/2019) The tradition of sharing great wines with the Chicago crew started in 2009 when Justin B organized his first SQN blowout charity dinner in DC. Since then there have been one or two annua...
by k s h i n
October 18th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Azienda Agricola Elvio Cogno Barolo Bricco Pernice
Replies: 2
Views: 392

TN: 2012 Azienda Agricola Elvio Cogno Barolo Bricco Pernice

2012 Azienda Agricola Elvio Cogno Barolo Bricco Pernice - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (10/17/2019) Medium expressive nose displaying slightly dry black fruit, black cherry, dry cherry, fruitcake, strong animal that I often find in Beaujolais, licorice, balsamico, leather, rare steak, sweet spic...
by k s h i n
October 2nd, 2019, 10:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut (France, Champagne)
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: TN: 2008 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut (France, Champagne)

For my palate, the 08 is the most elegant Dom at least since the 90 vintage. The 08 Cristal is rich and concentrated yet also elegant and energetic. 2008 Dom Pérignon Champagne - France, Champagne (7/21/2019) A small gathering of friends - 71 Cristal, 08 Dom, 90 DRC GE, 01 Rayas, 90 Monfortino and e...
by k s h i n
October 2nd, 2019, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut (France, Champagne)
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: TN: 2008 Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut (France, Champagne)

I opened this side by side with the 08 Dom Perignon and the Dom was the unanimous favorite. Maybe things will be different in 20 years. I hope so...this bottle cost me $79 at the NH state Liquor store. I did the same tasting a few times and the Cristal was always preferred. What I love about the 08...
by k s h i n
October 1st, 2019, 7:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Burgundy Retrospective - The Last Session
Replies: 8
Views: 862

TN: 1996 Burgundy Retrospective - The Last Session

1996 BURGUNDY RETROSPECTIVE - THE LAST SESSION - Eddie V's - Tysons Corner, VA (9/29/2019) This was the last session of the five sessions. The lunch was held at Eddie V in Tysons Corner. The wines showed really well in the fourth session yet the finale was even better. All the 96s came from Bryan’s...
by k s h i n
September 29th, 2019, 6:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Burgundy Retrospective - The Fourth Session
Replies: 2
Views: 547

TN: 1996 Burgundy Retrospective - The Fourth Session

1996 BURGUNDY RETROSPECTIVE - THE FOURTH SESSION - Clarity - Vienna, Virginia (9/26/2019) This was the fourth of the five sessions. Six of us gathered at our usual spot, Clarity in Vienna, Virginia. This was the best showing so far Although the wines showed strong acidity and were slightly lean, a ...
by k s h i n
September 22nd, 2019, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Re: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend

Seems odd that a NSG along with RRV fruit would mirror Chambertin and not raise questions. Guess I need to find 3 bottles of Bocquent and 1 Dumol so I can drink 3 Rousseau Chambertin's. The power of suggest is a big factor, i.e. a generous friend who often brings DRCs, Rousseaus, Leroys and etc. I ...
by k s h i n
September 22nd, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Re: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend

Rudi blend One of the participants served a red Burgundy blind. I was informed in advance that it was a "Rudy" blend. "Expressive nose displaying sweet concentrated black fruit, blackberry, black cherry, lavender, dark spices and limestone mineral. Excellent concentration, o pulent black fruit, ric...
by k s h i n
September 22nd, 2019, 7:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Heritage Auction - Familiar Cellar Name
Replies: 104
Views: 7535

Re: Heritage Auction - Familiar Cellar Name

I think more and more people want Cali wines. I walked into Total Wines shop yesterday for first time. I saw 2 very small shalves of Red Burg, bigger selections of BDX but huge selections of Cali wines. There is no real wine people at Total wine. Their main business model is buy direct and maximize...
by k s h i n
September 22nd, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend
Replies: 6
Views: 938

TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 96 Dom, 08 Cristal and a Rudy blend

ANOTHER LOST FRIDAY AFTERNOON GATHERING – 96 DOM, 08 CRISTAL AND A RUDY BLEND - Blacksalt, Washington DC (9/20/2019) David organized another fun and educational lost Friday lunch. The first time invitee cancelled last minute so we were five rather than typical six. The chef created another excellen...
by k s h i n
August 27th, 2019, 3:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

Just three bottles among two people? Do you think you can actually appreciate the quality of the wines without several other bottles at the same time for comparison and to keep your palate from getting burned out from just drinking the same few wines? Mike, We only drank less than half of the 07 CD...
by k s h i n
August 27th, 2019, 3:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

mark rudner wrote:
August 26th, 2019, 11:33 am
when do you drink the motive pure?
I didn’t take one but typically before.
by k s h i n
August 25th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

Markus S wrote:
August 25th, 2019, 10:12 am
What's that bottle of drug on the right? Anti-hangover?
Motive Pure.
by k s h i n
August 25th, 2019, 5:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

k s h i n wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 4:41 pm
dbailey wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 3:00 pm
How does the 99 LT compare to the 05?
When tasted side by side, I preferred the 05, more classic and precise.
to further clarify, I think the 90, 99, 09, 12 and 15 have similar style. Where the 05 and the 10 are similar. BTW, the 14 is a classic La Tache as well.
by k s h i n
August 24th, 2019, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

Re: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

dbailey wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 3:00 pm
How does the 99 LT compare to the 05?
When tasted side by side, I preferred the 05, more classic and precise.
by k s h i n
August 24th, 2019, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4
Replies: 17
Views: 1490

TN: Two friends sharing three bottles of wine - Part 4

TWO FRIENDS SHARING THREE BOTTLES OF WINE - PART 4 - Ruth’s Chris, Tysons Corner, VA (8/22/2019) As much as I love wine, it is the people that make the passion so special. I have known RJ for over a decade. We have become close friends and had excellent adventures including two trips to Burgundy in...
by k s h i n
August 9th, 2019, 6:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.
Replies: 33
Views: 2507

Re: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:
August 9th, 2019, 4:41 am
We've had this experience, too, Kevin. Also with champagne, the bottles we buy in the UK and France are almost always fresher and younger-seeming.
Older Champagnes from Europe seem fresher. The 83 Cristal mag was from London.
by k s h i n
August 9th, 2019, 6:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.
Replies: 33
Views: 2507

Re: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.

Yeah--that's the way it should be, and was. But for me, since about 2006, there has been a lot more premox. Have no idea why, and why this hit Dauvissat late, in comparison with other estates (eg Fevre). I agree. I thought the 08 Clos was one of the best young Chablis. I have had a few premox bottl...
by k s h i n
August 8th, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.
Replies: 33
Views: 2507

Re: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.

The myth to dispel is that the waxed bottles contain a different barrel selection to the capsuled bottles: Dauvissat assured me that isn't the case, and folks in Chablis who have done side-by-side tastings insist they have identified no differences. William, The waxed bottles that I buy in Europe a...
by k s h i n
August 6th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.
Replies: 33
Views: 2507

TN: Another lost Friday afternoon gathering – 88 DRCs, 90 Bordeauxs, Raveneaus, Dauvissats and etc.

ANOTHER LOST FRIDAY AFTERNOON GATHERING – 88 DRCS, 90 BORDEAUXS, RAVENEAUS, DAUVISSATS AND ETC. - Black Salt, Washington DC (8/2/2019) Six of us got together for another rendition of the lost Friday lunch. As usual, the dishes were very good and complemented the wines very well. https://aslsrq.bn.f...
by k s h i n
July 27th, 2019, 6:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A small gathering of friends - 71 Cristal, 08 Dom, 90 DRC GE, 01 Rayas, 90 Monfortino and etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 759

TN: A small gathering of friends - 71 Cristal, 08 Dom, 90 DRC GE, 01 Rayas, 90 Monfortino and etc.

A SMALL GATHERING OF FRIENDS - 71 CRISTAL, 08 DOM, 90 DRC GE, 01 RAYAS, 90 MONFORTINO AND ETC. - Officina - Washington D.C. (7/21/2019) Four of us got together for a leisurely lunch that lasted eight hours. https://aclsrq.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mer6bd5xG-BupXT_cY9C53hhei_Vy8_IE0O8kOAXa40RPbOgk5isStcnj...
by k s h i n
July 20th, 2019, 8:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Five recent wines
Replies: 11
Views: 1223

Re: Five recent wines

I love '08 DP, but to claim there is "no doubt" it "will be the greatest Dom" is imo, an overly bold statement. Ray, The 90 was the first vintage that I bought a good quantity and followed. I would think that we can agree that the 90, 96 and perhaps 02 are the best vintages in the last two decades....

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