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by Nathan V.
September 21st, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bartolo Mascarello price jump
Replies: 21
Views: 2234

Re: Bartolo Mascarello price jump

Wholesale here did not jump at all. Just the usual scumbag retailers. Why is it that you think that retailers shouldn't charge market price? IME, the high prices are driven mostly by bottles sourced from the grey/secondary market. I don't imagine that bottles from the national importer through norm...
by Nathan V.
September 20th, 2019, 6:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud

Is he still making it? I have casually watched for 2015 and 2016 but no luck so far, the St.-Julien en St.-Alban (not vieille serine Domain Pergaud) shows up on WS. Chambers seems no longer to be carrying many or any of his wines. Weird, since they were a big supporter of his. The Pergaud stuff is ...
by Nathan V.
September 19th, 2019, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud

Is he still making it? I have casually watched for 2015 and 2016 but no luck so far, the St.-Julien en St.-Alban (not vieille serine Domain Pergaud) shows up on WS. Yeah, he slowed the release schedule. The 2014 of both red Pergaud are what is currently in the market. They are beautiful wines, BTW.
by Nathan V.
September 19th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud

2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud I've been patiently waiting for these to come around....very structured and bright in their youth. Cranky immediately after opening with plenty of acidity...but with the first sip...a more mature quality t...
by Nathan V.
September 17th, 2019, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.
Replies: 38
Views: 1269

Re: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.

Lots of boxes to check there. If you're going for the full Monty, you'll need some DRC, Selosse, Rayas, Mascarello (B), Soldera, and WTF, some Noval Nacional. You must sell an assload of KL and Wildman BTG to get those allocations! Well done! That Beaucastel and Faury Cote Rotie are great prices fo...
by Nathan V.
September 17th, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.
Replies: 38
Views: 1269

Re: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.

Given we're a brewery, the vast majority of our alcohol sales is beer. We do, though, have healthy wine by the glass sales as well as pours of spirits. Ive tried to feature wine sales by the bottle of more affordable offerings but it didnt do well. The high end seems to be of larger interest to our...
by Nathan V.
September 17th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.
Replies: 38
Views: 1269

Re: Best Wine List of any US Brewery? Suggestions welcome on improvements.

Lots of boxes to check there. If you're going for the full Monty, you'll need some DRC, Selosse, Rayas, Mascarello (B), Soldera, and WTF, some Noval Nacional. You must sell an assload of KL and Wildman BTG to get those allocations! Well done! That Beaucastel and Faury Cote Rotie are great prices for...
by Nathan V.
September 16th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Vatan Clos la Neore so expensive?
Replies: 23
Views: 1656

Re: Why is Vatan Clos la Neore so expensive?

I'm looking back at my own purchases (between 2009 - 2014) and it looks like the escalation accelerated in the 2012-2014 time frame. I'd chalk it up to decreased allocations coming to the states, the amazing 2010 vintage of theirs turned heads and reinforced the narrative that their the best Sauvig...
by Nathan V.
September 16th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Vatan Clos la Neore so expensive?
Replies: 23
Views: 1656

Re: Why is Vatan Clos la Neore so expensive?

I'm looking back at my own purchases (between 2009 - 2014) and it looks like the escalation accelerated in the 2012-2014 time frame. I'd chalk it up to decreased allocations coming to the states, the amazing 2010 vintage of theirs turned heads and reinforced the narrative that their the best Sauvig...
by Nathan V.
September 13th, 2019, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2106

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

I never started aging them until 2009...but I've been lucky to have a few 96's & 2000's along the way. I don't think it will be too long before the better producers are allocated and buying history may impact your ability to get what you want (or 1/3 of what you used to). In my market Roilette, Foi...
by Nathan V.
September 13th, 2019, 5:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2106

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

The trick with aging Beaujolais is not to drink it young. :) Even among the AFWE for lack of a better term, including many friends, they don’t let their Beaujolais age. Or don’t want to. Should we create a poll? Who has aged Beaujolais more than 20 years after vintage? My oldest are just getting th...
by Nathan V.
September 12th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2106

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

Too true! I am planning to write an article on aged Beaujolais, and going into some depth on Beaujolais' 20th-century history, looking at the evolution of viticulture, winemaking, and the emergence of the natural wine movement. Nice. I actually think the natural wine movement is a detriment to the ...
by Nathan V.
September 12th, 2019, 3:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?
Replies: 42
Views: 2106

Re: Beaujolais, where have you been my whole life?

Your next Beaujolais epiphanies could be with 20-30 year old bottles. That would take this whole thing to another level. Too true! I am planning to write an article on aged Beaujolais, and going into some depth on Beaujolais' 20th-century history, looking at the evolution of viticulture, winemaking...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

that, imo is the most important part and what truly matters. Also, with enough head time and planning, you'll be able to get into many places that you would like to go to with just being polite and excited about the wines and possible experience. +111111 Let them travel to their Mecca. Precisely. A...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Would you be happy with Bubba Lamy instead of Hubert? What wines do you love where you really want to meet the producer? Also, you should know that Burgundy is nice enough, but it isn't the most picturesque spot. At the end, you should do what you want but if I only had a few days and my wife was w...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 9:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

I don't think they are so unrealistic as to think they'll get the Holmes experience (who I believe is ITB) they are looking for some loose approximation of it, not a collection of off-brand wines and potential up-and-comers. I don't think it's fair for you to criticize folks for wanting that since ...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Whatever. Without names, it doesn't help the OP. Sure it does.. it's an anecdotal data point that tells the OP that emailing folks can get lucky and to not stop trying.. which is more help than what you have provided so far, which is to 1. bash Howard, and 2. tell the OP not to bother going. yah, t...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Yes. Several. Who? It is possible. I did too and I have 0 connections when I went. I just emailed. Not drc/Rousseau but pretty big names. Not naming them but just that it’s possible. Note this was 3 years ago and I know burgundy changes rapidly. Will add; both of the “big names” I got in was becaus...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

OP here. Wanted to throw my thought out. Even based on what you have said, I don’t feel SOL. You mentioned I’m not shooting for a DRC or a Roumier, but I’m also OK if it’s not a Meo Camuzet or a Hudelot Noellat (although I’d love it if that worked). I would rather spend some time and learn from som...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 8:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Piedmont is starting to be lame for many of the same reasons as Burgundy. I'd hit the Valle D'Aosta. Your priority obviously is to get into the choicest producers at lesser regions. I would rather visit the areas where they make wines I drink on a regular basis. Each to his own. Not exactly. Do you...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Howard Cooper wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 7:59 am
Nathan V. wrote:
September 11th, 2019, 7:34 am
Did you get into any "board darling" producers via email/call/social media? I'd be pretty shocked if you did.

Yes. Several.
Who?
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

OP here. Wanted to throw my thought out. Even based on what you have said, I don’t feel SOL. You mentioned I’m not shooting for a DRC or a Roumier, but I’m also OK if it’s not a Meo Camuzet or a Hudelot Noellat (although I’d love it if that worked). I would rather spend some time and learn from som...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Update: Looks like Neal is doing them now: https://www.madrosejourneys.com/journeys/#burgundy-banner-section it's expensive ($7800 pp), but sounds cool. That link is helpful. Thanks. I really am not interested for Burgundy (I like being on my own there), but I have never been to the Piedmont, don't...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

I have no industry pull whatsoever (I am a retired attorney and have never had a store arrange a visit for me) and have a great time in Burgundy every time I visit. I have one friend who has been going for years and is friends with a few producers, but on most of my trips at least half of the visit...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 6:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

I occasionally get a list of the wines that the Caveau has sent to me by email. The last time I got one (in June), it listed whites as being in stock from Bernard Moreau, Heitz-Lochardet, Joseph Colin, Marc Colin, Bruno Colin, Phillipe Colin, Pillot, and a number of other very well known wine produ...
by Nathan V.
September 11th, 2019, 5:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

That said this particular shop had very little to offer when it comes to any kind of known quantities. I occasionally get a list of the wines that the Caveau has sent to me by email. The last time I got one (in June), it listed whites as being in stock from Bernard Moreau, Heitz-Lochardet, Joseph C...
by Nathan V.
September 9th, 2019, 7:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Wife and I are in the beginning stages of planning our next European adventure and I'm trying to work the idea of a couple days in Lyon into the trip. For some reason I feel like tastings in the N Rhone and Burgundy just work slightly differently than other regions that we've gone (Tuscany, Bordeau...
by Nathan V.
September 9th, 2019, 6:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone
Replies: 113
Views: 3218

Re: Tasting in Burgundy/Rhone

Wife and I are in the beginning stages of planning our next European adventure and I'm trying to work the idea of a couple days in Lyon into the trip. For some reason I feel like tastings in the N Rhone and Burgundy just work slightly differently than other regions that we've gone (Tuscany, Bordeau...
by Nathan V.
September 6th, 2019, 5:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?
Replies: 226
Views: 10806

Re: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?

If this is the story, why wasn’t the wine moved to an air conditioned location? Needn’t be 55 or anything, someone’s basement or house with ac would have worked. We aren’t talking that many cases here are we? Seems odd for the winemaker to let that happen, most of us here panic at 70 something, but...
by Nathan V.
September 5th, 2019, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 4644

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

Nathan, here is the reminder of the topic, one where I was in the minority as to my opinion. You were in this thread, as well. https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=156776&hilit=savart&start=100 And I did use French to communicate with him, via his website. I moved on, I don't bu...
by Nathan V.
September 4th, 2019, 2:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 4644

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

Dennis, thanks for the clarification on Savart. Looks like they have lost 2 customers, then. You guys are welcome to do whatever you want, but for an operation like Savart answering downstream emails might not be a priority. His customers are really the importers/wholesalers who buy his wine and su...
by Nathan V.
September 1st, 2019, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?
Replies: 226
Views: 10806

Re: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?

Ramon C wrote:
September 1st, 2019, 10:42 am
A lot of fuzz here.

Cool way to settle this is a Polaner vs Panzer taste-off. [popcorn.gif]
"Now this will be a straight walk-off, old-school rules."
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by Nathan V.
September 1st, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A few choice dinner wines: 02 DP, 04 Krug, 08 Rougeard, 94 Hommage, 00 Sorrel, 07 red label
Replies: 31
Views: 1330

Re: A few choice dinner wines: 02 DP, 04 Krug, 08 Rougeard, 94 Hommage, 00 Sorrel, 07 red label

Yea I was gonna post something similar, Salil. When I had it - and yes it’s been a few years - it was not on the same plane as 2003, 2005, 2007, 09, 10 or even, surprisingly, 11. Sounds like time has brought it together. Agreed. It's not just Rougeard - I found a lot of other 08 reds in the Loire a...
by Nathan V.
August 28th, 2019, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)
Replies: 59
Views: 1799

Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

By consumption according to CT (which doesn't include wines at restaurants): 2019 YTD Pinot Noir Nebbiolo Gamay Cabernet Franc Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Riesling Marsanne (this will be Melon once we start eating a bunch of oysters in Q4) 2018 Pinot Noir Nebbiolo Syrah Gamay Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Mel...
by Nathan V.
August 27th, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 57
Views: 3097

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

Received my Darto order from DHS today. Opened the box and one of the pans has a large drill hole in the bottom. I've emailed them that I need a replacement so here is hoping they have good customer service. The rest of them I have seasoning now: Yikes! Did they ever send you a tracking number? I g...
by Nathan V.
August 27th, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers
Replies: 46
Views: 1883

Re: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers

What about Gigondas? While I did get some Pape--my two favorite producers might be Domaine du Cayron Gigondas and Domaine Saint-Damien Gigondas. I don't regularly drink Gigondas (honestly, the grenache based wine I drink the most are Gramenon) except for Gour de Chaulé, which I like a lot. I enjoye...
by Nathan V.
August 27th, 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers
Replies: 46
Views: 1883

Re: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers

Jonathan Loesberg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 11:11 am
I like the 98 a lot better. The 00 is quite nice and avoids the fatness of that year, but it's a little on the austere side. His 01, however, is great.
Yeah, I've had a couple of bottles of the 2001 lately. BTW, I should mention that the bottles were a result of some cellar thinning by John S.
by Nathan V.
August 27th, 2019, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers
Replies: 46
Views: 1883

Re: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers

John and Jonathan have more expertise here but the only Châteauneuf-du-Pape I buy are the aforementioned Charvin and Texier with an occasional splurge on Rayas if I find it at a good price. As they both say, no Châteauneuf-du-Pape is going to give you acidity and minerality; however, I find Erix Te...
by Nathan V.
August 27th, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers
Replies: 46
Views: 1883

Re: Châteauneuf-du-Pape producers

John and Jonathan have more expertise here but the only Châteauneuf-du-Pape I buy are the aforementioned Charvin and Texier with an occasional splurge on Rayas if I find it at a good price. As they both say, no Châteauneuf-du-Pape is going to give you acidity and minerality; however, I find Erix Tex...
by Nathan V.
August 23rd, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New wine-price index from The Economist
Replies: 26
Views: 1503

Re: New wine-price index from The Economist

Hi all, I haven't posted much on Berserkers of late, so forgive me for parachuting in to self-promote. But I thought the community might be interested in some new research I've been working on. I'm the editor of the data-journalism team at The Economist, and I reached out to WineBid to ask if they ...
by Nathan V.
August 22nd, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 57
Views: 3097

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

c fu wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 9:56 am
Josh Grossman wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 9:08 am
c fu wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 8:24 am
Anyone know when these are getting shipped? Thought it was immediate
I received notice it was supposed to by the end of the day today from DHL
ah, still haven't gotten a shipping notice on mine. I did note the email said "after aug 26th"
Yeah, that's what mine said as well.
by Nathan V.
August 20th, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Renardat-Fâche Vin du Bugey-Cerdon (France, Savoie, Vin du Bugey-Cerdon)
Replies: 24
Views: 667

Re: TN: 2017 Renardat-Fâche Vin du Bugey-Cerdon (France, Savoie, Vin du Bugey-Cerdon)

“Pure joy in a bottle!” It’s funny we have been drinking these for a long time now, and I have no idea if it ages more than a couple years. My recollection is: it did not used to get a vintage designation officially; and vintage wasn’t anywhere on the old label. So you would have had to keep track ...
by Nathan V.
August 7th, 2019, 7:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Baudry
Replies: 22
Views: 1556

Re: 2017 Baudry

Jay - I just got back from a low key vacation in the Loire, and was able to visit Baudry while I was there. We tasted mostly current releases but we also had the chance to taste a bottle of the 2000 Croix Boissee Blanc. It was fantastic - it aged very well and was (at least in those circumstances, ...
by Nathan V.
August 1st, 2019, 6:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets
Replies: 57
Views: 3097

Re: Really expensive Cast Iron Skillets

CliftonD wrote:
July 31st, 2019, 9:12 am
scamhi wrote:
March 1st, 2019, 7:24 am
https://www.darto.org/us/products/
look at Darto Pans made in Argentina. Of pressed steel not cast. Truly beautiful once seasoned non stick. Super high quality
PSA [cheers.gif]

There's a 50% off sale tomorrow - https://www.darto.org/us/
Thanks!
by Nathan V.
July 31st, 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Last bottle of 2005 I had was great. Definitely an NSG made by a Chambolle producer and nothing like what Faiveley used to make (for several reasons) and miles away from what Gouges would taste like from the same source, I would imagine. I quite like the wine and I'm happy that it is readily availa...
by Nathan V.
July 31st, 2019, 6:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Never had much luck with this cuvée. Though it represents a huge portion of Mugnier’s output and is the most readily available, I should check in on it again. So many other values in Nuits however, most closer to the heart of the CdN (Vosne) as well. Same here. They are tasty young, but as they age...
by Nathan V.
July 31st, 2019, 6:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 22
Views: 1607

Re: TN: 2016 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

That's because you haven't had one at full maturity from Freddy, Tom. And neither have I or anyone else. He's only had it since 2004, and that '04 may be close to maturity but none of the others are. Last bottle of 2005 I had was great. Definitely an NSG made by a Chambolle producer and nothing lik...
by Nathan V.
July 29th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Fourrier CSJ
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Re: TN: 1996 Fourrier CSJ

Marcus Dean wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 11:41 am
Cork soaked about 1/3 up but still very elastic and supple.
No apparent leakage around the cork.
This wine had years of life ahead
Great, thanks for the info. When do you plan on popping the next one?
by Nathan V.
July 29th, 2019, 10:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Fourrier CSJ
Replies: 8
Views: 586

Re: TN: 1996 Fourrier CSJ

I grabbed an auction lot of 5 bottles last week and all the levels were good, but this was the weakling with 1.5cm of ullage. I had not tasted this wine since Jean Marie Fourrier was in Sydney in 98 or 99 and I went to a lunch/tasting at Darling Mills in Glebe and I have not seen the wine in the ma...
by Nathan V.
July 28th, 2019, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 130
Views: 6735

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

Feelings on Jadot Clos Saint-Jacques? Will have to look for L'Arlot Suchots. I said upthread that an argument could be made for Jadot or Esmonin CSJ but I couldn't make that argument despite how much I like both of those wines. I don't have any vast experience with with Lignier VV, but CSJ is the c...

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