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by Doug Ackerman
March 29th, 2021, 3:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Draper Clone Chard in OR...
Replies: 15
Views: 951

Re: Draper Clone Chard in OR...

We've added Draper clone to the mix at Armstrong, which is mostly Mt. Eden clone (scion wood for Clos Electrique), and smaller numbers of l’Espiquette, Musqué and Dijon 76. Our first chards were just released (https://www.princeofpinot.com/article/2302/) but our Draper vines won't be harvested for ...
by Doug Ackerman
March 26th, 2021, 6:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Draper Clone Chard in OR...
Replies: 15
Views: 951

Re: Draper Clone Chard in OR...

We've added Draper clone to the mix at Armstrong, which is mostly Mt. Eden clone (scion wood for Clos Electrique), and smaller numbers of l’Espiquette, Musqué and Dijon 76. Our first chards were just released (https://www.princeofpinot.com/article/2302/) but our Draper vines won't be harvested for a...
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 3:33 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials
Replies: 24
Views: 918

Re: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials

Peter, Josh, David--thanks for your orders! The BD support has been tremendous, and we are most grateful to all.
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 2:04 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Violin Wine Pinot noir and Chardonnay Offers
Replies: 46
Views: 1722

Re: Violin Wine Pinot noir and Chardonnay Offers

I have the great fortune to taste these wines frequently, and I can attest that they are riveting, tense and satisfying wines at what has to be considered silly prices for the quality.
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 2:00 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials
Replies: 24
Views: 918

Re: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials

Thank you Will and Michael for your support and endorsements...couldn't have more bona fides than you guys. Have a great BD.
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 12:48 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: EXTENDED Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines
Replies: 56
Views: 3417

Re: Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines

rfelthoven wrote: January 27th, 2021, 11:27 am Don't sleep on the gamay or the red pinot gris. I didn't.
yeah that's a good call
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 12:46 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials
Replies: 24
Views: 918

Re: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials

you got it Jon, much appreciated. Please give us some feedback after you open a few bottles!
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2021, 10:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials
Replies: 24
Views: 918

Re: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials

Thanks Richard--order received. Big virtual hug to Joanne.

Thanks Marshall, I think you'll really like the Chards!
by Doug Ackerman
January 26th, 2021, 2:58 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Franny Beck: The Greatest Berserker Day Offer Ever. V.6
Replies: 153
Views: 7906

Re: Franny Beck: The Greatest Berserker Day Offer Ever. V.6

seriously good wines at terrific BD prices!! Keep on rocking Michael.
by Doug Ackerman
January 26th, 2021, 2:39 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: EXTENDED Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines
Replies: 56
Views: 3417

Re: Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines

those are some seriously good deals. bravo, Vincent!
by Doug Ackerman
January 23rd, 2021, 10:31 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials
Replies: 24
Views: 918

Red Electric 2018 Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs--BD12 Specials

Berserker Day XII: yeah baby. We are a bantamweight winery devoted to making wines with tension, zest, and intensity exclusively from our organically and dry farmed estate vineyard (Armstrong Vineyard) in Ribbon Ridge. Come visit us at www.redelectricwines.com We are thrilled to offer 3 Berserker Da...
by Doug Ackerman
December 24th, 2020, 8:06 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: 'Twas The Night Before Berserker Day
Replies: 69
Views: 5584

Re: 'Twas The Night Before Berserker Day

I am speechless. This answers the question: "what did Patrick do during quarintine?!" [cheers.gif]
by Doug Ackerman
December 20th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 49177

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

Red Electric is back in this year!
We'll even have a Chardonnay offer (saving some for BD).
details to follow...

Doug and John
by Doug Ackerman
August 25th, 2020, 10:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Krug
Replies: 46
Views: 1933

Re: TN: 2004 Krug

Really like the 04 Krug, tasted most recently 8/19. Opened two bottles, both excellent. Maybe there are some bad bottles out there?
by Doug Ackerman
August 1st, 2020, 2:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!
Replies: 147
Views: 10288

Re: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!

geez Buzz, glad you're on the mend. In the grand scheme, you seem to be one of the luckier ones. take care my friend.
by Doug Ackerman
June 5th, 2020, 12:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Domaine Bernard Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Re: TN: 2005 Domaine Bernard Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet

Whoops yes Daniel-Etienne for me too. I blame Vincent for missing this important information. pileon
by Doug Ackerman
June 5th, 2020, 1:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Domaine Bernard Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Re: TN: 2005 Domaine Bernard Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet

These Defaix wines are showstoppers. at least the 05s we've had. Opened the 2005 Domaine Bernard Defaix Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Léchet last week and blown away. Also the Les Lys is fantastic. I have some Grenouilles stashed away but at 15 yrs old will start to open them too. I can't think of a bette...
by Doug Ackerman
May 15th, 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon Tasting Rooms Reopening
Replies: 29
Views: 2466

Re: Oregon Tasting Rooms Reopening

Getting several e-mails from Oregon wineries announcing their tasting rooms are reopening today May 15. Great news. 21 or the 23 counties are reopening. Marion County (Salem) and Polk County (South Eola/Amity Hills) are still closed though. Not us. Taking a deep dive on waiting and seeing what happ...
by Doug Ackerman
May 3rd, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Ayres Pioneer Pinot Noir, Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: TN: 2005 Ayres Pioneer Pinot Noir, Oregon

Those were pretty young vines back in 2005. Sounds like the wine held up pretty darn well. Cheers
by Doug Ackerman
April 27th, 2020, 1:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 742
Views: 65561

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Peter Shurman wrote: April 19th, 2020, 10:01 am 2016 Red Electric Pinot Noir Interurban Armstrong Vineyard ... [cheers.gif]
About time! [cheers.gif]
by Doug Ackerman
April 27th, 2020, 1:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pairing with tacos al pastor?
Replies: 45
Views: 1913

Re: Pairing with tacos al pastor?

my first thought was Albariño from Spain (or Portugal).
by Doug Ackerman
February 5th, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vincent Wine Company release
Replies: 51
Views: 3513

Re: Vincent Wine Company release

hmmm
Vincent Ribbon Ridge...must investigate.


(couldn't resist)
by Doug Ackerman
January 28th, 2020, 8:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your most memorable wine experience
Replies: 50
Views: 2979

Re: Your most memorable wine experience

Steve and I have never ever had another wine experience even approaching this . . . And yet, we've been to your place how many times? ;) Your visits are always memorable, Alan, but I don't recall that you've ever brought us a 67 Chave . . . Carole: Years ago (I think it was 2001 possibly just befor...
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Vincent BD11 offer - Oregon Wines!
Replies: 19
Views: 2318

Re: Vincent BD11 offer - Oregon Wines!

Hi guys.
Great offer Vincent, some killer wines.

Red Electric is 'out' for BD 11 due to prior commitments, but great to see Vincent, Michael Sterling, Will Hamilton, Marcus, Todd et al carrying the Oregon torch for BD!
by Doug Ackerman
January 14th, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Screaming Eagle
Replies: 61
Views: 8690

Re: 2017 Screaming Eagle

on the list since 02
1 Mag 2017 only...
by Doug Ackerman
December 4th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 2 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Oregon Wines for Dakin Humane Society (12/4 - 12/11)
Replies: 69
Views: 2692

Re: Week 2 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Oregon Wines for Dakin Humane Society (12/4 - 12/11)

2010 Thomas PN: Ethereal raspberry, strawberry but anchored with a grounded black cherry and forest floor. Lifted not only aromatically but also in the palate, with 2010 acidity and graceful tannins just starting to mellow out. This is more Morey than Gevrey (sorry about the inevitable Burgundy comp...
by Doug Ackerman
November 22nd, 2019, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The label for 2017 Mouton is, well, titillating
Replies: 42
Views: 2706

Re: The label for 2017 Mouton is, well, titillating

Thanks for keeping us abreast of the situation.
by Doug Ackerman
September 2nd, 2019, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the wine that changed your life?
Replies: 166
Views: 9535

Re: What's the wine that changed your life?

If I had to pick just one it would be 82 Margaux.
Others that accelerated my descent include 93 Bethel Heights Flat Block, 82 Pichon Lalande, 83 Cheval Blanc, 93 Araujo, 95 de Vogüe Musigny...
by Doug Ackerman
August 12th, 2019, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2004 krug buy more st 209.99 ?
Replies: 52
Views: 3968

Re: 2004 krug buy more st 209.99 ?

What Brad said.
by Doug Ackerman
July 29th, 2019, 3:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Buisson-Charles Meursault Les Tessons
Replies: 12
Views: 810

Re: TN: 2008 Buisson-Charles Meursault Les Tessons

We had the 08 Buisson-Charles Goutte d' Or last week at a blinded Meursault tasting, and it was beautiful. Bright, lifted, delicate but complete. It was the group's #1 wine, and my #2 wine, in very good company. Great producer. We tasted there a few years ago and had a great visit. Wines are getting...
by Doug Ackerman
July 29th, 2019, 3:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CA/OR most expensive DTC Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
Replies: 49
Views: 3197

Re: CA/OR most expensive DTC Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Tastings like this are great.
What always surprises me are the diversity of opinions.
Peter/Marcus: let's do this. Late August could work.
by Doug Ackerman
April 15th, 2019, 11:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Producer
Replies: 132
Views: 7702

Re: Favorite Producer

DRC
Coche-Dury
by Doug Ackerman
March 26th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting
Replies: 24
Views: 1874

Re: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting

Extremely Disappointed that I could not make it this year. That said, we recently opened a 2013 Ponzi Reserve Chardonnay Which was extremely good in a rich, round And fruit forward style. Still structured and with decent acid but served blind to our wine group most thought this was a California wine...
by Doug Ackerman
February 6th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blind Tasting Oregon vs. California (Predict the winner)
Replies: 42
Views: 3047

Re: Blind Tasting Oregon vs. California (Predict the winner)

2010. Temperance Hill. St. Innocent. I love all three. Also, Jay Somers is a bad ass. Period. Definitely flies under the radar, but should not. I've never been a huge fan of the DDO Arthur. They do produce a super high end Chard 'Edition Limitée Chardonnay' which is absolutely terrific. Lastly: this...
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 2359

Re: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard

Thanks Bill!
Thanks James!
we really appreciate your interest. Know you'll love the wines
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 2359

Re: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard

Anton, Rich--Thanks! Bill: the Interurban is a blend of all clones and rootstocks at the vineyard. This is an aromatic wine with a very firm spine with layered darker fruit profile: black cherry, italian plum, rose hips, new saddle leather and violets. There are no holes in the palate and a long, sa...
by Doug Ackerman
January 27th, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 2359

Re: Red Electric Wines from Armstrong Vineyard

wow, thanks Gar, Gil, Robert x 2, Corey, Chris, Laurie, Jon, Brian, Peter, Ron...
Dare I say...this has been 'electric'

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