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by Claus Jeppesen
October 12th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 italian wine suggestions
Replies: 23
Views: 742

Re: 2014 italian wine suggestions

I've never had it, but people at Cellar Tracker really like the 2014 Valentini Trebbiano d'Abruzzo; in fact, they like it so much that it's currently the highest ranked vintage of this century [which is saying something]: Valentini Trebbiano, all vintages https://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Tabl...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 12th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 italian wine suggestions
Replies: 23
Views: 742

Re: 2014 italian wine suggestions

Nathan Smyth wrote:
October 12th, 2019, 10:08 am
Claus Jeppesen wrote:
October 12th, 2019, 6:53 am
Giacosa Rabaja is a masterpiece
Who made it?
I believe it was Francesco Versio
by Claus Jeppesen
October 12th, 2019, 6:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 italian wine suggestions
Replies: 23
Views: 742

Re: 2014 italian wine suggestions

Giacosa Rabaja is a masterpiece
by Claus Jeppesen
October 11th, 2019, 8:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Replies: 10
Views: 536

Re: TN: 2004 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia

Wait 10 years with this
For Felsina the 25 year rule is mandatory
But I am guilty too. The 2015 and 2016 are glorious
by Claus Jeppesen
October 10th, 2019, 2:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud
Replies: 17
Views: 857

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

Anyone checked in on the 2012 recently? Good, but too young. 2012 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud - France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban (9/16/2019) Oops. Given my success with the 2011 Brézème Pergaud rec...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 8th, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Gonon St Joseph Vieilees Vignes - and some side by sides
Replies: 33
Views: 1670

Re: TN: 2010 Gonon St Joseph Vieilees Vignes - and some side by sides

Uh Fu
Thanks for the notes
Only got the 2009 and 2010 Gonon in Magnum
So I have to wait
by Claus Jeppesen
October 6th, 2019, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Weiser-Künstler "Ellergrub" Kabinett
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: TN: 2018 Weiser-Künstler "Ellergrub" Kabinett

You are welcome Martin
It is one of the best 2018 Kabinetts IMO
by Claus Jeppesen
October 6th, 2019, 6:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My First Musar
Replies: 37
Views: 1689

Re: My First Musar

I like the 2005.
by Claus Jeppesen
October 6th, 2019, 6:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 51
Views: 2160

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

You will find a picture of the back label upstream
by Claus Jeppesen
October 6th, 2019, 12:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 51
Views: 2160

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

Thanks Illka. Sorry for the confusion
I payed a little to mych for the Déthune BdN
On day 3 it still has an irritating pine note
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I'm done*
Replies: 318
Views: 16621

Re: I'm done*

Neal, what is your actual retirement date, and if you don’t mind, your age. I’m calibrating here, learning from my esteemed elders, you and Howard! And congrats. You guys are clearly more balanced and disciplined than me. 120 days from today. 63. I thought retirement was after the 70th b day
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How German Wine Found Its Sweet Spot
Replies: 82
Views: 3283

Re: How German Wine Found Its Sweet Spot

I wasn't gonna get in to this, but I've had some wine, so...: [wink.gif] What is far-fetched is to call this a dry wine. 9g is what, the highest level allowed before it needs to drop the Trocken classification? I'm unsure of what part of "dry" you defenders are not understanding properly? I'm not a...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My First Musar
Replies: 37
Views: 1689

Re: My First Musar

[cheers.gif] [cheers.gif] Then back up the truck while the price is ok
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Trezin
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Re: Trezin

Howard Cooper wrote:
October 5th, 2019, 4:49 am
Joseph's father makes an excellent Trezin
Indeed
I believe I wrote that in the OP
Marc Colins Trezin is a gem
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 6:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My First Musar
Replies: 37
Views: 1689

Re: My First Musar

Until now I have not experienced any unpleasant funk in the 99. I have had 9 or 10
Open that. It is still available at reasonable price
by Claus Jeppesen
October 5th, 2019, 12:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15
Replies: 17
Views: 1166

Re: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15

Marc Frontario wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 2:57 pm
Already at its apogee? Amazing!!
The 2010 is a baby. You can sense Cote Rotie greatness.
by Claus Jeppesen
October 4th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 390
Views: 18300

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

Did Boeing get subsidies for developing 737 max????
Well that is self destruction on others behalf
by Claus Jeppesen
October 4th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 51
Views: 2160

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

On day 2 much better but still this strange piney part on the palate
by Claus Jeppesen
October 4th, 2019, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15
Replies: 17
Views: 1166

Re: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15

I remember buying 1999 Levet @ 35$....Fantastic wine
No never had an Ovid. Just a poor attempt to refer to the fruit-lush palate [cheers.gif]
Having a 2010 Burgaud Cote Rotie to night. So much for the rule of 25
by Claus Jeppesen
October 4th, 2019, 2:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15
Replies: 17
Views: 1166

Re: TN: 2011 Levet Les Journaries - To Heck w/the Rule of 15

I think you are just sucking up to Fu Fu was in diapers eating noodles out of sippy cups when Alfert was cutting his teeth on syrah! Now he’s gone rogue Insta-model syrah guru, in like 13.5 months. This wine might be too gamey for his fruit-lush palate. [wow.gif] Hmmmmm.... [cheers.gif] 2013, Ovid ...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 3rd, 2019, 10:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Trezin
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Trezin

Colin family makes wonderful wines from this high altitude vineyard (500 meters),
Joseph Colin version from 60 years old vines
Fantastic wine
by Claus Jeppesen
October 3rd, 2019, 8:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 51
Views: 2160

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

Testing Déthune BdN
I clearly prefer Marquet Les Crayeres. Much more balanced and clean. The Déthune BdN has an artificial pine-like tone. Off bottle?

Edited, typo
by Claus Jeppesen
October 3rd, 2019, 7:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

R Roberts wrote:
October 2nd, 2019, 8:33 pm
Rocket Espresso Appartamento?
It is my reliable friend Mozzafiato
by Claus Jeppesen
October 2nd, 2019, 1:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

Ok, indeed In 1989 they played this in Copenhagen: Bone Machine Cactus Caribou Crackity Jones Dead Debaser Gigantic Gouge Away Hey I Bleed Isla De Encanta Levitate Me Mr Grieves Monkey Gone To Heaven Nimrod's Son No. 13 Baby River Euphrates Tame There Goes My Gun Vamos Wave Of Mutilation Where Is My...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 2nd, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

Back to Riesling
Both are shining after 24 hours in the fridge
Wonderful aromas and razorsharp acidity
by Claus Jeppesen
October 2nd, 2019, 12:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Barolo - A few thoughts
Replies: 43
Views: 2835

Re: 2015 Barolo - A few thoughts

Fratelli Alessandria has had a breakout year. The quality of these wines has been on a gradual yet perpetual upswing over the past 15 years and one of the crus has always edged into the top tier of wines, but the 2015 San Lorenzo is just flat out gorgeous, exciting and vivid with the Gramolere and ...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 2nd, 2019, 12:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

My friend Ulrich brought the 2015 Fratelli Alessandria San Lorenzo Wow what a redfruited and fragrance rich Barolo Pixes come to Germany? Lucky man, reliving youth. Have you had any of the 14 Alessandria's? This gig was in Copenhagen. New song were boring, old songs rocked I skipped the 2014 Alessa...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 1st, 2019, 2:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

My friend Ulrich brought the 2015 Fratelli Alessandria San Lorenzo
Wow what a redfruited and fragrance rich Barolo
by Claus Jeppesen
October 1st, 2019, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Re: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
October 1st, 2019, 10:47 am
Gouge Away.
One of the best tunes this evening
Pixes were better in 1994. Have them taped
The wines are brilliant now
Probably never been better
by Claus Jeppesen
October 1st, 2019, 1:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??
Replies: 149
Views: 6215

Re: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??

Reichsadler then https://dfg-vk-darmstadt.de/Lexikon_Auflage_2/Bilder/Reichsadler_SchautNachLinks_ParteiadlerRechtss_DeutschesReich_1933_1945.jpg Reichsadler now http://www.weinspion.de/wp-content/uploads/ngg_featured/2008-riesling-classic-eberbach-01-e1477474350514.jpg Just a bit related: https://...
by Claus Jeppesen
October 1st, 2019, 1:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese
Replies: 13
Views: 782

Warming up to Pixies tonight. 1985 Kabinett and Spätlese

The Pixies are in town. Warming uo later today starting with these. Beautiful labels
by Claus Jeppesen
September 29th, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNS: 2000 Chateau Leoville Barton, 1999 Chateau Musar
Replies: 29
Views: 1972

Re: TNS: 2000 Chateau Leoville Barton, 1999 Chateau Musar

Impressions from a recent 1998 Musar
Cork soft as usual for Musar, even for a young one like this
Lot of deposits
Pure and extremely attractive wine. Just a notch below 1999.
90 % of my Musar have been stellar. Counting in the white and rose the percentage is higher
by Claus Jeppesen
September 29th, 2019, 2:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Re: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well

Hi Claus I'd be interested in your thought on Tortona itself and the area around it. The wines of course are a great draw (and interesting to see a prestige / single vineyard bottling from a producer at the value for money end of the spectrum). I did catch sight of the city / surrounds from the TV ...
by Claus Jeppesen
September 27th, 2019, 11:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Re: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well

Tha ks for all the recommendations Otto
Most are new to me
by Claus Jeppesen
September 27th, 2019, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Re: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well

:D No problemo, my pleasure! How many Timorassos you got to taste? Any favorites? We visited Claudio Mariotto and Vigneti Boveri Giacomo Tasted their Timorasso lineup Fantastic white wines at both estates We really liked the posted wine best Fantastic value We will visit again in the early spring
by Claus Jeppesen
September 27th, 2019, 8:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Re: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well

Your post came at either the perfect or the worst time for me - I've just started getting into the world of interesting Italian white wines and now I have another on my list to seek out. Would love to hear your timorasso recommendations. I've seen them occasionally in the langhe, but haven't spent ...
by Claus Jeppesen
September 27th, 2019, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well
Replies: 15
Views: 1113

Thanks a lot, Otto Forsberg, now I need to cellar Timorasso as well

We went to the beatifull country east of Tortona. Well it was a fantastic experience
Initially we came to Piedmont to see the Asti Palio, but we had some spare time
Well spent in Timorasso country

by Claus Jeppesen
September 27th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A recipe for the perfect evening
Replies: 0
Views: 257

A recipe for the perfect evening

by Claus Jeppesen
September 25th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Grosser Ring Auctions
Replies: 67
Views: 2473

Re: 2019 Grosser Ring Auctions

1100 Euro for the Molitor Bernkasteler Doctor Auslese *** White Capsule
It was the 2017
by Claus Jeppesen
September 25th, 2019, 12:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Grosser Ring Auctions
Replies: 67
Views: 2473

Re: 2019 Grosser Ring Auctions

What about Molitor 2018 Bernkasteler Doctor Auslese *** Weiße Kapsel
by Claus Jeppesen
September 19th, 2019, 11:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???

Hi Lars
Thanks for the explanation
I really appreciate it
Me and my wife really love this ROTWEIN
It is the best Spatburgunder we have tasted from MSR
by Claus Jeppesen
September 19th, 2019, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???

[drinkers.gif] Oh you are anti SOME
Just like me [drinkers.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
September 19th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Paging Lars Carlberg. ROTWEIN???


Please elaborate Lars newhere
by Claus Jeppesen
September 17th, 2019, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner with every wine showing great incl the best Grüner I've had, 4 amazing Barolos
Replies: 14
Views: 1118

Re: Dinner with every wine showing great incl the best Grüner I've had, 4 amazing Barolos

Schloss Gobelsburg makes wonderfull Rieslings too. Heiligenstein Riesling Reserve is always fantastic
by Claus Jeppesen
September 15th, 2019, 9:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Barolo Sediment
Replies: 75
Views: 2880

Re: Barolo Sediment

by Claus Jeppesen
September 15th, 2019, 9:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For BAMA fans...
Replies: 50
Views: 2050

Re: For BAMA fans...

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
September 15th, 2019, 8:00 am
I wish we had a “like” button!
It is the one beside the ignore button champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
September 15th, 2019, 7:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For BAMA fans...
Replies: 50
Views: 2050

Re: For BAMA fans...

On day 2 taste was pure and expressive. Also impressive in fact
However there was not any sign of deposits in this at all (like the 1995)
by Claus Jeppesen
September 14th, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For BAMA fans...
Replies: 50
Views: 2050

Re: For BAMA fans...

The 1996 is more expressive than the 1995
Even some delicious vanilla in the nose????
Love it!!!! [cheers.gif]

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