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by dbailey
July 11th, 2020, 6:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1298
Views: 88366

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

Had 2 bottles of the veuve clicquot extra brut extra old in the last couple of days. Didn't like this at all on release 3 years ago. Found it very heavy/ponderous. What a transformation 3 years of storage have produced. Either that or my first few bottles 3 years ago were faulty. The wine is delight...
by dbailey
July 8th, 2020, 4:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM
Replies: 16
Views: 918

Re: 2008 Meursault Perrieres Coche and PYCM

Thanks for this. I’ve been lucky enough to have a small allocation of the pycm perrieres but somehow don’t have the 08. Have you tried the 07 recently?
by dbailey
July 3rd, 2020, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dom Perignon
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: 2010 Dom Perignon

I find it matches perfectly with my pink polo shirt, chinos, AR15, crazy wife and tasteless mcmansion. Who are you kiddin' Dan, with that comment I peg you more as a Jerry Garcia shirt, jean shorts, squirt gun, no wife and a double-wide kinda guy. Can't fault someone for protecting their turf no ma...
by dbailey
July 3rd, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dom Perignon
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: 2010 Dom Perignon

I find it matches perfectly with my pink polo shirt, chinos, AR15, crazy wife and tasteless mcmansion.
by dbailey
July 2nd, 2020, 3:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dom Perignon
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: 2010 Dom Perignon

Just received an email today from a large uk merchant with 50x6 bottles and 25x3 mags at original release price which works out at c. $155/bt and c. $450/mag. Extra stock released to consumers by lvmh that would normally have gone to hotels, restaurants etc...
by dbailey
June 21st, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is a mouse in the cellar...
Replies: 54
Views: 3144

Re: There is a mouse in the cellar...

Poison inside the tubes I mentioned isn't harmful to any other animals/pets as they can't get at it. The mice die together quickly as a group and they don’t leave carcasses in my experience as they shrivel up and disintegrate very quickly. Trying to pick them off one by one with traps won’t eradicat...
by dbailey
June 21st, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is a mouse in the cellar...
Replies: 54
Views: 3144

Re: There is a mouse in the cellar...

Best trap is a tube coated with poison. Mice run through it, go back home and all lick each other’s fur. Problem solved.
by dbailey
June 20th, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mother-in-Law Drops Ice Cubes in my Mouchey :(
Replies: 41
Views: 2165

Re: Mother-in-Law Drops Ice Cubes in my Mouchey :(

Wait, did she throw it in your glass too or just hers? Now i realize that once I've poured someone a glass of wine, it is theirs to do as they like. It isn't like I'm going to drink it after they leave or something. Er, yeah. I’ve never ever cleaned up someone's unfinished glass no matter what it w...
by dbailey
June 20th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Perignon Serving Suggestion
Replies: 15
Views: 550

Re: 2008 Dom Perignon Serving Suggestion

I like my champs a bit warmer side like 65 degrees. Open, take sip and Air for 30min or so. Drink. Sometimes I even put them in a decanter and back in to bottle. That's warmer than I drink many of my reds. I find even cellar temp too warm for champagne, at least to start. 65 degree is not at all fo...
by dbailey
June 8th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help/advice, fake bottels Lafleur / Leroy / Leflaive
Replies: 28
Views: 2849

Re: Help/advice, fake bottels Lafleur / Leroy / Leflaive

Contact don cornwell on here
by dbailey
June 8th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vineyard photos: Domaine d'Auvenay Aligoté Sous Chatelet
Replies: 6
Views: 370

Re: Vineyard photos: Domaine d'Auvenay Aligoté Sous Chatelet

Can’t believe where that pricing has gone. I recall having some stupendous bottles of this at a nice bistro in Cannes a few years back for c. €120 and buying some to take home with me. It was much better than the vast majority of grand cru white burgundies I’ve had! I took one to an aligote dinner a...
by dbailey
June 7th, 2020, 6:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GERD and Champagne
Replies: 20
Views: 800

Re: GERD and Champagne

Mike R wrote:
June 7th, 2020, 5:51 am
dbailey wrote:
June 7th, 2020, 1:46 am
I suffer but nexium before and after does the trick.
Do you only have issues with Champagne, or other wines as well?
Really just with champagne. Something about the bubbles/acid combo.
by dbailey
June 7th, 2020, 1:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GERD and Champagne
Replies: 20
Views: 800

Re: GERD and Champagne

I suffer but nexium before and after does the trick.
by dbailey
May 18th, 2020, 5:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Three adjacent parcels of Meursault Perrières this Spring
Replies: 57
Views: 2550

Re: Three adjacent parcels of Meursault Perrières this Spring

Great post William I agree with Bill that the yellow in Darviot-Perrin's vines is a virus problem and as such may not be typical of other plots of his - but clearly worrying here. NB this point. People throwing stones at Darviot-Perrin may want to row back a little on the criticism. AFAIK, they’ve ...
by dbailey
May 10th, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great, Light, Juicy Burgundy
Replies: 8
Views: 965

Re: Great, Light, Juicy Burgundy

There’s been tons of threads on here about that. Check out the cm red threads for a start.
by dbailey
May 8th, 2020, 1:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet Rouge
Replies: 31
Views: 1177

Re: TN: 2017 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet Rouge

I’ve had incredible CM village wines from the 50s...
by dbailey
May 6th, 2020, 12:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet Rouge
Replies: 31
Views: 1177

Re: TN: 2017 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet Rouge

Kris Patten wrote:
May 5th, 2020, 7:24 pm
I feel like global warming has helped out this region with this grape more than any globally.

Thanks for sharing Michael.
Not if all the TNs are going to speak of dark rather than red fruits from now on.
by dbailey
May 6th, 2020, 12:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu
Replies: 12
Views: 751

Re: TN: 2018 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu

For god’s sake, stop posting about Cotat before it’s too late!!!!! [head-bang.gif] [head-bang.gif]
by dbailey
May 5th, 2020, 1:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Meursault Charmes from P-Y C-M
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Re: TN: 2009 Meursault Charmes from P-Y C-M

Just grabbed some of the 14 vintage of this after working through a vertical from 7-13 that was fantastic in every year. May even prefer it to his perrieres.
by dbailey
May 4th, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the Best top end non-DRC red Burgundy?
Replies: 89
Views: 7351

Re: What's the Best top end non-DRC red Burgundy?

Surprised nobody has mentioned Drouhin’s musigny. Absolutely on a par with de vogue’s or mugnier’s IMHO.
by dbailey
May 4th, 2020, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Guillemot-Michel, Burgundy
Replies: 56
Views: 3339

Re: Domaine Guillemot-Michel, Burgundy

William, I had no idea, I should try and taste some if I ever encounter a bottle of that! It's always fun how varieties travel like Carmenere in Chili or that one time someone showed me their gewürztraminer in New Zealand and it was Savagnin rose... Well, actually *pushes glasses up the nose* Gewür...
by dbailey
April 29th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No, the other Noellat (not Charles or Alain)
Replies: 17
Views: 778

Re: No, the other Noellat (not Charles or Alain)

I tasted the 13s and 14s at the london EP tastings and really liked them. Haven’t broached any of the cases I bought yet though.
by dbailey
April 22nd, 2020, 5:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: sadly, Sarah’s spot on.
Replies: 33
Views: 2919

Re: TN: sadly, Sarah’s spot on.

FWIW Had the 07 raveneau villages chablis last night and it was really excellent.
by dbailey
April 15th, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Lovers Against Corona Auction (Klaus-Peter and Julia Keller)
Replies: 10
Views: 1504

Re: Wine Lovers Against Corona Auction (Klaus-Peter and Julia Keller)

Doing the same with the main UK importer, Howard Ripley. I’d encourage everyone here to support this by donating and/or bidding. There’ll be some really rare lots available!
by dbailey
April 15th, 2020, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Damn, that wine is tight!
Replies: 8
Views: 890

Re: Damn, that wine is tight!

Had an 86 pichon lalande About 15 years ago that was as tight as a shark’s arse at 30 fathoms. Worse still, was a 96 grivot richebourg about 10 years ago that was so young the parents hadn’t met, let alone done the dirty deed yet.
by dbailey
April 8th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1912

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

dcornutt wrote:
April 8th, 2020, 3:10 am
Yes. Dan is definitely a member of the club. Cheers to you Dan. Stay safe in London.
Hope all safe and well at your end.
by dbailey
April 8th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1912

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

Howard Cooper wrote:
April 8th, 2020, 4:46 am
dbailey wrote:
April 8th, 2020, 1:21 am
Howard Cooper wrote:
April 7th, 2020, 7:12 am


Welcome. There is room for many. You may like them as much or more than me, but to be a missionary you have to talk about them.
I’ve done that numerous times here!
[cheers.gif]
Looks like a crunchy red fruited chassagne in the gif glass!
by dbailey
April 8th, 2020, 1:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1912

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

Don, I think you and I are the biggest missionaries for Red Chassagne on this board. Hopefully, we are enlisting Subu to the cause. I take serious issue with that claim!!! [berserker.gif] Welcome. There is room for many. You may like them as much or more than me, but to be a missionary you have to ...
by dbailey
April 7th, 2020, 6:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1912

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

Ethan, just drinking whats around at home. Couldn't locate a Fourrier, but yes he does belong in the red fruit camp. So would Ramonet, was tempted to open a 2017 Chassange Clos St Jean. That Ramonet is SO good. It is the definition of crunchy red fruit. Excellent choice. Don, I think you and I are ...
by dbailey
April 5th, 2020, 1:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schrödinger's (b)Ox: '07 Bouchard MP
Replies: 6
Views: 291

Re: Schrödinger's (b)Ox: '07 Bouchard MP

Never thought of green apple as a POX taste/smell, quite the reverse actually.
by dbailey
March 27th, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What red and white Burgundies are currently in your cellar - by vintage
Replies: 66
Views: 2235

Re: What red and white Burgundies are currently in your cellar - by vintage

Top 10 reds:
14/14%
10/13%
09/12%
13/11%
05/11%
12/6%
11/4%
15/4%
02/4%
08/3%

Too 10 whites:
14/30%
13/12%
15/12%
17/11%
18/8%
12/7%
10/5%
16/4%
11/4%
9/3%

Burgundy is nearly 60% of my cellar. Delighted to see how long I went on 14 whites!
by dbailey
March 19th, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 266
Views: 13156

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

mark rudner wrote:
March 19th, 2020, 9:56 am
oh man 2 weeks in jumby
sounds pretty good right about now...
No kidding! Hopefully, we’ll all get back there later this year instead.
by dbailey
March 18th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 266
Views: 13156

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

We had a family trip to Jumby Bay scheduled for 2 weeks time. Booked it all through BA. They emailed us yesterday saying it would all be cancelled and everything (ie whatever cash and airmiles we spent) would be refunded to us immediately. No charges, no taxes withheld/not returned, no messing about...
by dbailey
March 18th, 2020, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Pérignon
Replies: 186
Views: 18890

Re: 2008 Dom Pérignon

Available in bulk in the uk for £620/6 IB which is only £20 above original release price with Gbp now down at 1.15/$!!
by dbailey
March 15th, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: TN: 2016 Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Passobianco (Italy, Sicily, Terre Siciliane)

Nice note Dennis. Yeah, this is a super bottle of wine and the price is right. Confirms my belief that Italian white wine has so much to offer in virtually every region. Tom Right on, Tom. We talked Tuesday night that several of us are all about Italian whites right now. Took me a long time to get ...
by dbailey
March 10th, 2020, 4:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 09 winston out
Replies: 1
Views: 388

09 winston out

Cheaper than the 08 release price. Anyone tried it?
by dbailey
March 10th, 2020, 3:03 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Drastic times call for drastic measures
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

Re: Drastic times call for drastic measures

So pls loan us some money with zero interest rate and zero security.
by dbailey
March 8th, 2020, 12:08 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 266
Views: 13156

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Meant to be doing a car rally around northern italy in june. No idea if it will go ahead but I’m holding off signing up and paying for now.
by dbailey
March 8th, 2020, 12:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Another Ramonet 14
Replies: 7
Views: 580

Re: TN: Another Ramonet 14

The '14's are seriously good. and as per Don’s note, 01 chez Ramonet stood above most others that vintage. Poured away nearly every bottle of my 01 ramonet bbm. Certainly stood above everyone else in that vintage for POX in my experience. Never bought a bottle of ramonet since and never will.
by dbailey
March 7th, 2020, 4:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Sous Frétille
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: TN: 2017 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Sous Frétille

Have you tried any bottles of his PV Combottes or Belles Filles yet?
by dbailey
February 27th, 2020, 2:40 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Paris with kids?
Replies: 9
Views: 1012

Re: Paris with kids?

Took our then 6 and 7 year old daughters to paris 7 years ago. We found a great hotel to stay in with connecting rooms just off the rue de rivoli and that made it easy just to walk pretty much everywhere with them. We ate at the jules verne restaurant in the eiffel tower which was the first really n...
by dbailey
February 26th, 2020, 9:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Comtesse Bernard de Cherisey Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru La Genelotte
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: TN: 2017 Comtesse Bernard de Cherisey Meursault-Blagny 1er Cru La Genelotte

Sadly, this wine jumped from £40 in the 14 vintage to £70 in the 17 vintage in the uk (pre-tax). Perfect example of why I’ve stopped buying wine almost completely.
by dbailey
February 13th, 2020, 6:39 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Need London Restaurant Recs. There's a Twist!
Replies: 10
Views: 1169

Re: Need London Restaurant Recs. There's a Twist!

For fine dining it won’t be easy to get a large table on a friday night but I’d try la trompette, elystan street and chez bruce. Are you going to twickenham by train from central london? If so, a good place to grab some beers on the way is the Alma pub in wandsworth. Right next to the train station ...
by dbailey
January 30th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: QPR Burgundy?
Replies: 87
Views: 4755

Re: QPR Burgundy?

Try a pavelot slb dominodes or a Bize slb vergelesses. Benchmark has the 99 dominode for c. $50
by dbailey
January 30th, 2020, 12:49 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Lisbon & Porto - Portugal
Replies: 9
Views: 1403

Re: Lisbon & Porto - Portugal

Yeatman in Porto. Great hotel with fantastic views of a stunning city.
by dbailey
January 27th, 2020, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: World tour: producers that appeal to Burg palate
Replies: 41
Views: 2516

Re: World tour: producers that appeal to Burg palate

Dennis Atick wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 1:47 pm
Arcadian
+100.
by dbailey
January 27th, 2020, 1:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......
Replies: 101
Views: 3759

Re: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......

Very hard to pick just 2. My 5 would be vilmart, deutz, krug, dp and taittinger.

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