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by manishdutta
November 17th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: F/S - 2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir OWC
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: F/S - 2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir OWC

Please PM - I believe it's $50 to ship from Irvine, CA
by manishdutta
November 16th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: F/S - 2012 Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Pinot Noir
Replies: 0
Views: 188

F/S - 2012 Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Pinot Noir

2012 Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Pinot Noir x 12 in OWC, stored at the cellar since purchase in 2013

All 12 with the wooden box - $900.

Thanks
by manishdutta
November 16th, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: F/S - 2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir OWC
Replies: 2
Views: 263

F/S - 2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir OWC

2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir x 12 in OWC, stored at the cellar since purchase in 2013

All 12 with the wooden box - $900.

Thanks
by manishdutta
November 2nd, 2016, 6:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 & 2013 Rhys Family Farm Pinot
Replies: 1
Views: 330

2009 & 2013 Rhys Family Farm Pinot

Opened on Monday 10/31 2009 Rhy's Family Farm Pinot - Flawed, off the bat you could smell the smoke and coal....sadly down the drain 2013 Rhy's Family Farm Pinot - What a gem, young fruit, cranberry, licorice and a bit of spice....smooth. On day three, still humming. Bit heavy on the palate unlike d...
by manishdutta
November 2nd, 2016, 6:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Andremily No. 3?
Replies: 59
Views: 5464

Andremily No. 3?

In and wish listed Mouv..
by manishdutta
November 1st, 2016, 8:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)
Replies: 2065
Views: 209570

Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates, July '16 (the saga continues)

I like Flickinger, have had excellent results from wines purchased, but I'd be reluctant to purchase MI at any price at this point, and I am some concerned that it is being offered. There are economic and ethical dilemmas. (fyi I have a selection of '09-'12 MI wines.) On what occasions would one op...
by manishdutta
October 25th, 2016, 6:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates - the saga has ended...(updated)
Replies: 2065
Views: 209570

Ray Walker & Maison Ilan updates, July '16 (the saga continues)

MI thread is like rubbernecking on 405...just a sad state of affairs I'm someone that bought into the hype and bought the 11 & 12, and I guess was one of the lucky few to have gotten the bottles without any glitch...will see what's in the bottle vs. the label. Maybe time to open them for a charity e...
by manishdutta
October 21st, 2016, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Wine Insurance

Sherri Shapiro wrote:
Carlton McCrindle wrote:FWIW, I recall a lengthy thread on this topic last year.
Many previous threads. Here is one:
http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/vie ... ance+chubb
Thanks
by manishdutta
October 20th, 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Wine Insurance

Thanks - did you just declare your value, and how do you keep it updated or is it like the umbrella insurance it cover's up to certain point after the deductible?
by manishdutta
October 20th, 2016, 8:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Wine Insurance

How many of the board members over here have wine insurance, especially in California? Would you recommend it, I'm debating to call my insurance person.
by manishdutta
October 20th, 2016, 8:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Mending Wall Petite Sirah Palisades Vineyard - incredible!
Replies: 43
Views: 3168

TN: 2013 Mending Wall Petite Sirah Palisades Vineyard - incredible!

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:I almost never drink wines too soon but succumbed and uncorked the bottle almost 24H ago. Just poured off an ounce or two to improve aeration.

Sweet mother of God.
glad the wine is tucked 7 miles away, and am too lazy to drive.
by manishdutta
October 20th, 2016, 8:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: THE 2013 STONES NO. 2 Cab Offering
Replies: 5
Views: 854

THE 2013 STONES NO. 2 Cab Offering

2013 rating's across the board were off the charts, I did pull the trigger on Stones 1. purely on ratings and the name behind it. That said, say what we want about the Parker and the winemakers, I think as buyers we've certainly supported the market and continue to do so. So unless the wallet habit ...
by manishdutta
October 19th, 2016, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: THE 2013 STONES NO. 2 Cab Offering
Replies: 5
Views: 854

THE 2013 STONES NO. 2 Cab Offering

3 bottle set @975 - ouch!
by manishdutta
January 4th, 2016, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 Maison Ilan
Replies: 607
Views: 78741

2012 Maison Ilan

$536.44 here, and I also won 1,000,000,000.00 Nigerian Lottery so will pass him that email for the exchange. Figured it'd be an even trade since he's closer he can drive over.

What a f'in joke - I've stayed quite for the most part but this saga never ends
by manishdutta
April 12th, 2015, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2011 Maison Ilan (and other Maison Ilan / Ray Walker discussion)
Replies: 5538
Views: 557579

2011 Maison Ilan (and other Maison Ilan discussion)

Have been quietly following this saga, surprisingly my 2011 were delivered with no drama and now awaiting the 2012 - Just posted a question to him on twitter using @pensterdocs handle

by manishdutta
March 25th, 2013, 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: FYI: Napa in May
Replies: 8
Views: 748

FYI: Napa in May

it's insane - all the hotels are already booked, had to get a place in Sonoma - The Lodge by Marriott. Atleast the line up is solid
by manishdutta
May 4th, 2012, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Legend Cellars master thread (Osumi arrest/theft)
Replies: 123
Views: 8245

Re: If you store your wines at Legends Cellars in Irvine

Just got a call from Jen (always extremely helpful and super nice...) at the cellar after seeing my post apparently, and she walked me thru the story line - I asked her to convey to Scott (the owner, I thought Dad George was) to shoot out an email explaining his side of the story, regardless it's s...
by manishdutta
May 4th, 2012, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Legend Cellars master thread (Osumi arrest/theft)
Replies: 123
Views: 8245

Re: If you store your wines at Legends Cellars in Irvine

Just got a call from Jen (always extremely helpful and super nice...) at the cellar after seeing my post apparently, and she walked me thru the story line - I asked her to convey to Scott (the owner, I thought Dad George was) to shoot out an email explaining his side of the story, regardless it's st...
by manishdutta
May 4th, 2012, 12:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Legend Cellars master thread (Osumi arrest/theft)
Replies: 123
Views: 8245

Re: If you store your wines at Legends Cellars in Irvine

unbelieveable - My contract is coming up so it's time to move, guilty or not, not something worth wondering about
by manishdutta
January 10th, 2012, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Chard Release around the corner
Replies: 27
Views: 1997

Re: Aubert Chard Release around the corner

Went up - but debating on pulling the trigger
by manishdutta
January 9th, 2012, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Chard Release around the corner
Replies: 27
Views: 1997

Re: Aubert Chard Release around the corner

Add to that $70 shipping a case to so cal...
by manishdutta
October 18th, 2011, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lot18 master thread (vouchers, credits, shipments, wines)
Replies: 388
Views: 26304

Re: Lot18 master thread (vouchers, credits, shipments, wines)

I'll let their response to my note expressing dissatisfaction speak for itself. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Tony, I am terribly sorry for the inconvenience. This is an industry standard time of year to ship wine, and because we've had to coordinate this date ac...
by manishdutta
August 28th, 2011, 3:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Greer Wine Offering
Replies: 11
Views: 1398

Re: Greer Wine Offering

Leonard Taylor wrote:Easy pass. Ridiculous pricing.
+1
by manishdutta
August 11th, 2011, 9:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Brown Post Card
Replies: 0
Views: 195

2009 Brown Post Card

Well just got the lovely Brown Post Card from SQN, there will be no "Thrill of..." and "Upside Down" here....
by manishdutta
April 17th, 2011, 10:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2008 Maybach
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: 2008 Maybach

Yoni O v a d i a wrote:2 X 2008 Maybach - $170. What I was charged from buying off someone who didn't want there allocation. Including double shipping costs and tax.

Then I got an offer myself from the list so I have two spare bottles.
Hi, do you still have the two, Where in LA and storage condition?

Thanks
by manishdutta
April 7th, 2011, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Checkerboard Cabs- I Tasted Them (and, wow)
Replies: 65
Views: 6247

Re: Checkerboard Cabs- I Tasted Them (and, wow)

Mark F r a n k s wrote:I received the letter and email offer today. I wrote them an email asking them to remove me from the mailing list as I will not support wineries with no track record and such aggressive pricing plans. Those days are long past. I did wish them luck though, I think they may need it.
+1 -- Pass
by manishdutta
March 26th, 2011, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: off-site in Irvine, CA
Replies: 25
Views: 836

Re: off-site in Irvine, CA

Legends...extremely nice folks and Jen is bloody helpful
by manishdutta
March 22nd, 2011, 7:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 GTS, Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Mountain
Replies: 1
Views: 337

2008 GTS, Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Mountain

Any thoughts on the 08 GTS outside the winemaker notes?
by manishdutta
March 20th, 2011, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Corked Bottles: Post Yours Here For An Online Study
Replies: 575
Views: 31560

Re: Corked Bottles: Post Yours Here For An Online Study

06 Rhys Alesia syrah Fairview ranch - smelled liked a dirty diaper
by manishdutta
March 1st, 2011, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keplinger Release Tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Keplinger Release Tomorrow

yup bought all the granche that got allocated...getting heavy on the Syrah stock but couldn't help but pick some!!

I haven't had any of her juice but going of the the reviews and yes bieng picked by Bryant is absolutly fantastic....I opening the Lithic and Caldera this Sat can't wait
by manishdutta
March 1st, 2011, 4:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keplinger Release Tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Keplinger Release Tomorrow

just picked up 6 N=1 and another 6 Kingpin, can't wait to taste the goodies...
by manishdutta
February 23rd, 2011, 5:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Checkerboard Cabs- I Tasted Them (and, wow)
Replies: 65
Views: 6247

Re: Checkerboard Cabs- I Tasted Them (and, wow)

J. Singleton wrote:Kevin, I definitely would NOT be a buyer at that price. I'd be offering my allocation to you. Haha.
I say $185

On second thought weren't we heading towards a deflation like 6 months back....and aren't we still in a crummy econommy to be seeing these crazy prices
by manishdutta
February 15th, 2011, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whatcha opening for Valentine's Day?
Replies: 22
Views: 441

Re: Whatcha opening for Valentine's Day?

2004 Salvestrin 3D
by manishdutta
January 18th, 2011, 9:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Sloan & 2006 Asterisk Offering
Replies: 1
Views: 354

2007 Sloan & 2006 Asterisk Offering

Just got my allocation for the two Sloan at $325 and Asterisk at $172.5, what happened to the recession...anyways, anybody seen the reviews on these puppy and for kicks is it better to go after Maybachs or Buccella at this price range
by manishdutta
November 6th, 2010, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Pott - Pantagruel
Replies: 7
Views: 316

Re: 2007 Pott - Pantagruel

You can't go wrong but holding another couple of years...but it's pretty solid if you decide to pop open now!!
by manishdutta
October 30th, 2010, 8:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Pott - Pantagruel
Replies: 7
Views: 316

2007 Pott - Pantagruel

Decided to open one today and decanted for about 6 hours...it's absolutely fantastic, like being on a first blind date that turn's out to be yummy and USC can't seem to get it's act together - Bloody Fantastic...

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