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by Claus Jeppesen
August 11th, 2019, 12:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia
Replies: 53
Views: 2096

Re: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia

Cmon. It is a Rosado GRAN Reserva
Worth every penny
2000, 2008, 2009
by Claus Jeppesen
August 11th, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

I was intoxicated by the special 2014 craziness
I also was bitten by 2014 Vouette et Sorbée champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
August 11th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 2961

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

Got some Martinelli Pinots in the cellar Got flagged once by Klapp for using a non-negative term about Voerzio (Coca Cola was used to describe my sin) [cheers.gif] Have a 6-pack 2007 Magnum Pegau Reservee Like a lot of Strongly Flavored wines from Mosel. Serralunga. Bekaa Valley, Chablis Have one bo...
by Claus Jeppesen
August 11th, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

Enjoying the rest of the Rose
Les Crayeres is next up. [drinkers.gif]
Thanks for the insight Brad
by Claus Jeppesen
August 10th, 2019, 6:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

[drinkers.gif] True
It is awesome Rose
Even better day 2
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by Claus Jeppesen
August 9th, 2019, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

Jon Troutman wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 9:03 am
any notes on 14 Ambonnay Rosé?
Wonderful
Gorgeous
Extraordinary
by Claus Jeppesen
August 9th, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96
Replies: 34
Views: 1158

Re: Which Burg would you go for? Daniel Rion '95 vs Domaine Fourrier '96

However, I consider the Beaux Monts / Beaumonts to be the best 1er cru vineyard on the cote de Nuits generally, with some terrific producers involved in that vineyard, I also like Beaux Monts a lot, and voted accordingly, but I will rank it below a couple of other Vineyards (Malconsorts, Gaudichots...
by Claus Jeppesen
August 9th, 2019, 5:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

These are the ones available for me in just released 2014
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This afternoon I am enjoying the last of Le Parc. It was opened 48 hours ago. Still with impressive mousse and fantastic Chardonnay notes. The 2014 craziness is gone though
by Claus Jeppesen
August 8th, 2019, 4:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

Re: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

You are welcome
As far I can see the 4 recently released cuvees are selling out quickly pileon
I will enjoy the aerated rest of the bottle tonight
More praise to come, I am sure champagne.gif
by Claus Jeppesen
August 7th, 2019, 11:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature
Replies: 42
Views: 1238

2014 Marguet Le Parc Grand Cru brut nature

Amazing Champagne [worship.gif]
One of 4 singlevineyard Ambonnay/Montagne de Reims cuvees
by Claus Jeppesen
August 7th, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)
Replies: 62
Views: 2797

Re: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)

We all KNEW you looked good
The wine
Not so much
Not french
by Claus Jeppesen
August 7th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is it legitimate to post about expensive wines?
Replies: 90
Views: 4180

Re: Is it legitimate to post about expensive wines?

It should be prohibited to post comments about cheap wines like Lanessan
Even if it is French
by Claus Jeppesen
August 7th, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys fined $3.76M for illegally diverting water in Anderson Valley
Replies: 358
Views: 25113

Re: Rhys fined $3.76M for illegally diverting water in Anderson Valley

Hmm......
Board Darling
Obviously not Water Board Darling
by Claus Jeppesen
August 6th, 2019, 1:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Chateau Musar (Lebanon, Bekaa Valley)
Replies: 15
Views: 585

Re: TN: 1999 Chateau Musar (Lebanon, Bekaa Valley)

Off bottle. Broadbent import??
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The ones I have had have all been very pure Musar, distinct in flavour and nose and (too) fruit-aromatic. Need more years in the cellar
by Claus Jeppesen
July 14th, 2019, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: TN: 2009 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese

J. Rock wrote:
July 14th, 2019, 10:19 am
Kris Patten wrote:
July 14th, 2019, 10:00 am
Yum, I really enjoy aged Auslese with steak after someone turned me on to it.
That sounds like a crazy pairing to me. How old was the Auslese and how was the steak prepared?
Riesling pairs extremely well with almost all kind of food. Including steak
by Claus Jeppesen
July 13th, 2019, 8:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..
Replies: 47
Views: 2355

Re: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..

Ken V wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 5:34 am
Brad Kane wrote:
July 11th, 2019, 8:13 pm
...I'll take claws over tails any day of the week. Also, knuckles and I prefer females for the roe.
You sexy beast! [wow.gif]
The 3rd part of the lobster (when the tail s removed) is maybe the most delicate.
by Claus Jeppesen
July 12th, 2019, 6:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1998 Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: 1998 Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre

I have to admit that I was unaware of the wine until I read Alferts brilliant note on the 1995. Ifocus mainly on Burgundy, Northern Rhone and Piedmont for red wine
But it is amazing that you can buy these mature Bordeaux at extremely reasonable prices (1947 is mature, right?) [drinkers.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
July 10th, 2019, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1998 Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: 1998 Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre

It is pretty amazing that vintages like 1995, 1996 and 2000 still can be found for sub 50 $ in EU
And older vintages like 1970 for sub 150$
Thanks for the note and the comments
by Claus Jeppesen
July 10th, 2019, 2:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paris or Lyon
Replies: 33
Views: 1776

Re: Paris or Lyon

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 1:36 am
Paris
Agree
I love the Lyon Bouchons though
by Claus Jeppesen
July 9th, 2019, 11:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 4 CNP's blind and a question regarding Clos des Papes : 03 or 05 ?
Replies: 11
Views: 795

Re: 4 CNP's blind and a question regarding Clos des Papes : 03 or 05 ?

There have been a lot of controversy about 03. Some suggested a fire in the winery caused problems.
Check out the lengthy threads on Squires BB neener
by Claus Jeppesen
July 8th, 2019, 12:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zalto Champagne vs. White
Replies: 21
Views: 1188

Re: Zalto Champagne vs. White

Pat Martin wrote:
July 7th, 2019, 10:42 pm
Kelly Walker wrote:
July 7th, 2019, 10:34 pm
I have both and the white is a better glass for bubbles of all types.
My feelings as well.
+1
Also better than the Zalto sweet wine glass
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 6th, 2019, 7:54 am
I still take Sociando over Baudry, but nice to have these choices in the $40 and under category.
Me to if I wanted to show off in front of the girls
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Close Chave
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: TN: A Close Chave

champagne.gif
I agree with you!!
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2005 Dönnhoff Dellchen Spätlese
Replies: 0
Views: 333

2005 Dönnhoff Dellchen Spätlese


Ok I got these 2004/2005 Dönnhoff Spatlese in quantity so why not drink it?
Brücke is my fav but Dellchen is not far behind
And yes. The wine is perfectly light yellowish
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

2014 Croix Boisee is more expensive than 2014 Sociando That makes sense to me on many levels. Better wine (imo); top producer of small AOC vs high value budget producer of large AOC; much smaller production by much smaller team working to make numerous wines versus large scale production of basical...
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right
Replies: 77
Views: 4808

Re: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right

IMO you would get much more value from buying 2014 Sociando @ a slightly higher price
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 6:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Close Chave
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: TN: A Close Chave

wspohn wrote:
July 5th, 2019, 1:26 pm

I am the sort of wine drinker that if asked the question “What are the finest white and red varietal in existence, would answer Riesling and Syrah. And for me the Riesling should be German and the Syrah should be a Northern Rhone.

I like you!!
Thanks for the Chave notes
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 6:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

2014 Croix Boisee is more expensive than 2014 Sociando
Both are beautiful wines, but I am sure your ex friend Leve will disagree
by Claus Jeppesen
July 6th, 2019, 6:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice little article about the Alpujarra, (Granada) Spain
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Nice little article about the Alpujarra, (Granada) Spain

This is one of the most stunning places to be.
Especially when you need to reload after trekking in the Sierra Nevada
The hospitality in the beautiful villages are almost shocking for reserved people from the Scandinavian countries
And the food is fantastic
by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 11:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

Some Yaks like older DDC
This one like vegatal Loire Cabernet Franc
by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 10:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right
Replies: 77
Views: 4808

Re: Robert A. Alfert, Jr., was right

Yes Alfret was right
On his recommendation i bought 2010 Lanessan back then and it is now a pleasure to drink. Still very young

Although far to cheap to be worth a note here, it is splendid [berserker.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A trio of 2000 Chateauneuf du Papes
Replies: 11
Views: 1157

Re: A trio of 2000 Chateauneuf du Papes

I had a terrific 2002 a month ago.
It has a specific charm
If 2010 window starts in 2035 then the 2016 window will start when we all have our own personal Android
I will sell my Mags
by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Re: 1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna

He also made the Sogno di Bacco
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by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

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by Claus Jeppesen
July 5th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna
Replies: 3
Views: 379

1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna

This estate is still under the radar
The wines are brilliant
by Claus Jeppesen
July 4th, 2019, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Egon Muller Braune Kupp Auslese 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: TN: Egon Muller Braune Kupp Auslese 2010

OK
Now the 375 costs almost the same
I remeber the 2010 Schartzhof Kabi was around 40€ at release, now it is 70
by Claus Jeppesen
July 4th, 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Egon Muller Braune Kupp Auslese 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Re: TN: Egon Muller Braune Kupp Auslese 2010

Wow this is cheap
Or is it a 375ml?
Or is it Bitcoin?
Certainly not Dirham
Great wine
by Claus Jeppesen
July 3rd, 2019, 12:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

Arv R wrote:
July 3rd, 2019, 11:26 am
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Count me among the yaks who like the NEW DdC rouge over the prior expressions, although in far more limited samples than Leve & Golodetz.
So you are a Yak with a Levy palate [cheers.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
July 2nd, 2019, 7:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty
Replies: 49
Views: 3997

Re: 2016 Ch. Calon-Ségur - what a beauty

Martin Zwick wrote:
June 24th, 2019, 12:08 am
Eric Egan wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 1:36 am
Yep, this is in a pretty good spot right now. I certainly wouldn't hesitate to open them - in fact, they won't be getting any better so might as well drink them soon;-)

Good to know that my palate is also working with reds.
I knew [dance-clap.gif]
by Claus Jeppesen
July 2nd, 2019, 3:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

We cannot and should not all like the same thing. I get along well with most of them, Alfret, you and others. It’s not the wines we like that matters, what matters is that we like wines. I’m waiting to hear from Alfret about the 16 Carmes Haut Brion he took a chance on thanks to me. Hopefully he wi...
by Claus Jeppesen
July 1st, 2019, 2:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

I don't know if you or me (also) got a yak palate But to my t taste the 1995 is superior to the 2015. And will be so in the coming years Same goes for the 1975 and 1989 and 1990 It is not a big deal to obtain these wines in EU neener Claus... if you thought we didn’t agree before.. off the top of m...
by Claus Jeppesen
June 30th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: TN: 2016 Fattoria di Fèlsina Berardenga Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia

Love this over Fontalloro in almost every vintage
Rancia rules IMO
Despite Fontalloro got huge points in 2016
Rancia is still the best
by Claus Jeppesen
June 30th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Love for Domaine Chevalier
Replies: 155
Views: 6266

Re: Love for Domaine Chevalier

Olivier sells wine, what do you expect him to say? Have you ever spoken with Olivier? Yes he has wine to sell. And with some owners, I take what they say with a grain of salt. I find Olivier refreshingly honest in his views. If you haven’t ever chatted with him, if you go to a UGC function, try and...
by Claus Jeppesen
June 29th, 2019, 7:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots
Replies: 22
Views: 1577

Re: TN: The "Clos" dinner - aka Burgundies from Clos, or "walled" plots

Levi Dalton wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 7:28 am
I don't think Clos de la Roche is walled in.
Dominique Laurent makes an Intra Muros in some vintages

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