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by Mike Grammer
December 14th, 2019, 4:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 143
Views: 9752

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Keep 'em coming, guys and gals. Don--specific producers? Would love to know what to look for and try some of those!
by Mike Grammer
December 14th, 2019, 4:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Egon Muller pricing
Replies: 20
Views: 1162

Re: Egon Muller pricing

Definitely not buying at this level of pricing, happy to have some 15s and 16s at the old pricing, but I did taste the 18s a little over a month ago, in the context of a very large smorgasbord tasting where I got to about 56 wines--I tasted the Mullers fairly early on that day: 2018 Egon Muller Scha...
by Mike Grammer
December 14th, 2019, 4:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère
Replies: 24
Views: 1558

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère

At a group dinner last night, an 01 Puligny Pucelles was terrific, FWIW. 10 Mouchere excellent, but very young. Yup on the 10 Mouchere. From a couple weeks ago " 2010 Boillot Puligny Clos de la Mouchere I last had this I think 5 years ago in DC. At that time, it was virtually impenetrable. While st...
by Mike Grammer
December 14th, 2019, 4:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 19
Views: 869

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Karl K wrote:
December 13th, 2019, 9:02 pm
Nice notes!
Yes indeed, some of the best I've read in quite some time. Thanks for taking the time and effort to post these for us, Tom

Mike
by Mike Grammer
December 12th, 2019, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stepping it up
Replies: 17
Views: 843

Re: Stepping it up

I think the 89 Chave was my wine of the decade. I don’t remember another wine that was in such a perfect place for drinking. The Dauvissat was crazy good as well. In the end I think I also preferred the Vilmart to the Cristal. All the wines we had were super, though. There are two more sets of note...
by Mike Grammer
December 12th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burt Williams RIP with added remarks
Replies: 72
Views: 2709

Re: Burt Williams RIP with added remarks

As others have said, so sorry that you have lost your very close friend, Blake. I take comfort in that you pretty much never failed of enjoying your many visits with him to the max. In a way, he will live on through all your evocative notes of your times together. My thoughts are definitely with you...
by Mike Grammer
December 12th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stepping it up
Replies: 17
Views: 843

Re: Stepping it up

I think the 89 Chave was my wine of the decade. Really? I know the fine quality of what you imbibe, Craig. That's a heck of a statement! We recently did the 08 Cristal comparison with 08 Dom and I was on team Cristal. However, the 04 Dom Rose opened the next day took top prize for that weekend. " 2...
by Mike Grammer
December 11th, 2019, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets
Replies: 21
Views: 1362

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets

Got the wine at Redwood Hills, actually, outside of LA. It's still pretty young so I may have to wait a while to sate my curiosity. Thanks for responding, though.
by Mike Grammer
December 10th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner w/ 04` Bollinger GA, 15` PYCM Batard,7 Grand Cru red Burgs, 05` Rieussec
Replies: 11
Views: 989

Re: Dinner w/ 04` Bollinger GA, 15` PYCM Batard,7 Grand Cru red Burgs, 05` Rieussec

Great work, Blake. Can only imagine how good the Batard was. Pleased to see the 07 Corton showed well---I have one from Domaine Dublere and personally feel that it may have been one of the best-showing communes for 07. Definitely a fan of the Taupenot-Merme product, I think I have a 12 Charmes Chamb...
by Mike Grammer
December 10th, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets
Replies: 21
Views: 1362

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets

Howard---have you had any from Christian Clerget? I do have a bottle of his Petits Vougeots and would love to have your thoughts if you've tried any of the wines.
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread
Replies: 60
Views: 3473

Re: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread

Dan Hammer wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 12:55 pm
Mike Grammer wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 9:50 am


Maybe in NYC, you just need the right visitor [grin.gif] The Mike on Tour events have always been nicely attended ;)

Mike
So noted. My calendar is clear in July, with the exception of one particular weekend. [wink.gif]
End of August, Dan--around US Open time :)
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread
Replies: 60
Views: 3473

Re: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread

For myself, Jonathan, I am happy you felt like you could step up and post this commentary. It *is* hard to herd cats at any OL. Here in Toronto, it's a bit of a conundrum for me just now. Thanks to a couple of disassociated threads, I'm now aware of many more WBers that are here than I realized. I h...
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 12 Maya, 88 Pichon Baron, 89 Magdelaine, 07 Comtes, 12 Togni, 98 Schaefer Spatlese Auction and more
Replies: 6
Views: 636

Re: TN- 12 Maya, 88 Pichon Baron, 89 Magdelaine, 07 Comtes, 12 Togni, 98 Schaefer Spatlese Auction and more

Salivating reading these notes, Tom. Wonderful. I absolutely love your description of the 88 PB--ideal for a quiet night at home with a rich stew or lunch with steak frites. I admire much more Bordeaux than I love, but these are the kinds of vintages that turn on some of the emotion for me Those Sch...
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.
Replies: 28
Views: 1619

Re: Holiday dinner: Flannery, garlic noodles, Pichon Baron, Lynch Bages, Roulot, Chave, Prevost, Dom, etc.

Sounds good! Wanna see garlic noodles! Ooo, talk dirty. Says the noodle slinger [grin.gif] Looks like a fantastic lineup of wine and food, Craig (nice new avatar BTW). Glad the 81 showed well for you. I have only had a 94 late harvest from ZH once (I think it was also a PG VT), but it was haunting.
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 8:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Two early 2015s
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: TNs: Two early 2015s

I tend to like my Sauternes with some finesse. Many thanks for the look-in on that and the CSJ, Jim.

Haere Ra,

Mike
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 7:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 2 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Oregon Wines for Dakin Humane Society (12/4 - 12/11)
Replies: 68
Views: 1981

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

Great pic, Mike! 2014 Brick House Pinot Noir I gave this about a day's slow-oxygenation. It was very enjoyable. Tannins have turned quite velvety and there's a rather appealing cherry-and-mincemeat combination on the palate that is distinctive. This also went surprisingly well with leg of lamb.
by Mike Grammer
December 9th, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: 2020 Falltacular Main Event--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC
Replies: 31
Views: 1256

Re: 2020 Falltacular Main Event--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC

Again we're passing ships in the night, Adam. But mazel tov on the new arrival!

Mike
by Mike Grammer
December 6th, 2019, 10:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Blanc de Blanc sparkler
Replies: 45
Views: 3508

Re: Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Blanc de Blanc sparkler

I guess we Pobega-ed ours then....probably deserves to be revisited in that case. And to be fair, it was in tough against opened 08 Dom and 08 Cristal that day, but from last weekend at Berto's "2015 Rhys Blanc de Blancs This has good bubbles and initial entry, but nothing stands out and sort of sh...
by Mike Grammer
December 6th, 2019, 10:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Blanc de Blanc sparkler
Replies: 45
Views: 3508

Re: Rhys Horseshoe Vineyard Blanc de Blanc sparkler

I guess we Pobega-ed ours then....probably deserves to be revisited in that case. And to be fair, it was in tough against opened 08 Dom and 08 Cristal that day, but from last weekend at Berto's "2015 Rhys Blanc de Blancs This has good bubbles and initial entry, but nothing stands out and sort of sho...
by Mike Grammer
December 6th, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Auguste Clape Cornas (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Cornas)
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Auguste Clape Cornas (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, Cornas)

Your note almost directly mirrors my thoughts on the Voge Chailles from a couple months ago :)
by Mike Grammer
December 5th, 2019, 5:37 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Vienna - Steiereck or something else? Aend?
Replies: 15
Views: 742

Re: Vienna - Steiereck or something else? Aend?

Can't help personally with a fourth on Bitzinger's, but my friends Lynn and Jon (who Drew has met, and who know from Schnitzel) enthusiastically recommend.

I've dined at Steirecke once. Loved the bread and the service. Rest of the meal was good but no more.

Eisvogel in the Prater was excellent.
by Mike Grammer
December 4th, 2019, 11:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series
Replies: 8
Views: 798

Re: TN: 2016 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series

Glad to see this performance, Jeremy. Last one I had was the 2013, tried last year: "2013 Leeuwin Estates Art Series Chard I debated and brought this because I wasn't sure how much white we'd have and I was relatively sure very few people had had this---I was right in that only Heather from the grou...
by Mike Grammer
December 4th, 2019, 10:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets
Replies: 21
Views: 1362

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets

Very nice, Don. Had the Clos du Verseuil a few months ago, had a lot to say but wanted some more time in the bottle. IIRC it was a 17.
by Mike Grammer
December 4th, 2019, 10:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Re: TN: 2007 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

Your descriptors match very closely with my recollection of my quick taste in mid-October, David. Agree very long life ahead
by Mike Grammer
December 4th, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs from tonight: 97 Chave, 00 Cristal, Chartogne-Tallet
Replies: 22
Views: 827

Re: TNs from tonight: 97 Chave, 00 Cristal, Chartogne-Tallet

Very nice, Michael--great notes. What food did you pair with them?

Salud

Mike
by Mike Grammer
December 3rd, 2019, 7:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others

Yes, we've enjoyed the 164 together, a fine cuvee for sure. BTW, if Merrill's wines arrive before you leave and you want to, feel free to try one of them with Berto.
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard
Replies: 14
Views: 603

Re: TN: 1999 Arcadian Syrah Robert O. Fleming Cuvée Garys' Vineyard

Always lovely to see a note on BT's wine, thanks Dennis. My note on the 2001 from a year and a half ago visiting Joe--I include it for the super-fun story about the label: "2001 Arcadian Garys’ Syrah Bob Fleming Cuvee We finished with a wine Joe feels is ready to drink. And great fun, since I know B...
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others

Thanks to both of you, Tran and Nick for your notes and thoughts. Shows what a fine time we did have. Pics amazing.

Nick---how was the Krug today? [grin.gif] And the Boxler--hopefully next time!
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others

I forgot to mention the late afternoon wines at our friends Ron and Linda on the way back home. I toted back the 2011 Williams Selyem Bacigalupi Zin was very, very good--had a fine, defined tomato zap to the red fruit and a hint of coolness in the mouth with lots of carry to the fruit and tannins. L...
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 854

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others

From the mouths of babes...comes baby talk.
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:44 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What SCOTCH are you drinking?
Replies: 663
Views: 44013

Re: What SCOTCH are you drinking?

Some updates--just general impressions. All these generously provided by Berto Dorta. Glendronach 1992 (25 year). I think distillery bottling. Absolutely tremendous, all the balance and flow that I love in the regular but intensity kicked up a notch. Profound Laphroaig 25 year. Again, believe a dist...
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 143
Views: 9752

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Some additions/replacements from weekend at Berto Dorta's---04 Dom Rose, 08 Cristal and 03 Huet Cuvee Constance all added.
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 854

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others

Good effort here, Tran, if misguided ;) I forgot about the 96 Bonnes Mares. These are from, I believe, a case set, and to be honest, we've only had 1 out of 4 that has shown well. This one was another maderized dead soldier and the subsequent bottle opened next day by Berto, it had decent Burgundy s...
by Mike Grammer
December 2nd, 2019, 10:19 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: 2020 Falltacular Main Event--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC
Replies: 31
Views: 1256

Re: 2020 Falltacular Main Event--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC

Aces, Jonathan--I promise you won't regret the experience. Look forward to seeing you again!
by Mike Grammer
December 1st, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others

Oops--thanks! Corrected. Hope today's performances went well. Seeing Eden and Madison at the end of the show, very precious.
by Mike Grammer
December 1st, 2019, 6:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others
Replies: 15
Views: 865

TNs--Weekend at Berto's II -- 04 Dom Rose, 07 Grand Annee, 67 Barolo, 89 Grange, 10 Boillot, Others

Another grand, grand day. Who doesn't go for Champagne breakfast?? We had a ton of wonderful wine today, capped off by a brilliant performance by Berto's daughter Eden in their theatre production of Annie. The kind of day you want to remember for a long time. 2004 Dom Perignon Rose Dazzling in its i...
by Mike Grammer
December 1st, 2019, 6:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 854

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others

Team Dom after Saturday. The 04 Rose cannot be denied as the wine of the weekend.
by Mike Grammer
November 30th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 854

Re: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others

I don't know if I can answer for sure, just for me---Clos to me has a definite "bigger" (not in an overblown way, just in a textural way) ruggedness with maybe some extra chewy quality in the palate. I agree that there's plenty of room for some diversity within the commune/vineyard.
by Mike Grammer
November 30th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others
Replies: 10
Views: 854

TNs--Weekend at Berto's, Nov 19--08 Dom, 08 Cristal, Others

It was time for the Toronto posse to make our way down once again to visit with our great, good friend Berto Dorta. This trip will be extra-special as his daughter, Eden, is taking the star turn in their local theatre company's production of Annie. Our first day saw many wines tried 2015 Rhys Blanc ...
by Mike Grammer
November 28th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Henri Jouan flagship wine?
Replies: 11
Views: 831

Re: Henri Jouan flagship wine?

Sorbes is what comes to mind with Jouan---in the sense that for me he probably makes the best from that plot.
by Mike Grammer
November 28th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet Clos des Moucheres
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: TN: 2007 Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet Clos des Moucheres

So glad it showed so well, Don. When 07s are on, love them so much. I was fortunate to have a 2009 at your place some 7 years ago, still memorable--I'm sure it's probably wonderful now: "2009 Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet Clos de la Mouchere A great deal of reduction just now, hard to get past th...
by Mike Grammer
November 28th, 2019, 8:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?
Replies: 65
Views: 3228

Re: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?

A 2005 Pichon Comtesse from last July still needs time: "2005 Chateau Pichon-Comtesse This was the only one of a mini-vertical that I got to. This did have Comtesse's signature elegance of frame to it, and some herbs and brambles and nip of pipe tobacco are interesting accents to red and blackcurran...
by Mike Grammer
November 28th, 2019, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 143
Views: 9752

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

My drinking year is winding down now, so the list is beginning to solidify as follows. It is much less geographically diverse than last year's, which perhaps reflects badly on me. I confine myself to ten and exclude recent releases as I taste too many of those. 1919 Clos des Lambrays 1990 Coche-Dur...
by Mike Grammer
November 26th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: 2020 Falltacular Main Event--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC
Replies: 31
Views: 1256

Re: Falltacular 2020--Saturday, 2/22/2020 at my place in the OC

Will make time for this, as always. Thanks Frank---will you be posting the URL here or in another way?

Happy T-giving to you, Jill and your family.

Mike
by Mike Grammer
November 25th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Dinner Party Wines
Replies: 1
Views: 425

TNs--Dinner Party Wines

It's been a little while since I last had a dinner party. Lots of fun and I seem to have kept my record of not poisoning any guest intact [grin.gif] With assorted cheeses and crackers 2011 Sperling Sparkling Brut BBer Tim Burnett brought this, which I hadn't had from Ann. Really liked it, full of po...
by Mike Grammer
November 25th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/22 - 12/1)
Replies: 144
Views: 4918

Re: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/22 - 12/1)

Didn't see the thread until today, but must have made a subliminal call out to me :) From dinner party Saturday: 2015 Westcott Estate Reserve PN It's been at least a year since I tried a bottle. Popped and poured, this has come out of its surly cocoon and is expressing beautifully now, with strawber...
by Mike Grammer
November 25th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Dirler-Cade Gewurztraminer Kessler (France, Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru)
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: TN: 2013 Dirler-Cade Gewurztraminer Kessler (France, Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru)

Glad the typicity showed for you in this bottle, David. I only have notes on the 2009, tasted 2.5 years ago. Sweet yes. Typicity? No, at least not for me: "2009 Dirler-Cade Kessler Gewurtz Very odd and different aromatic, I get pineapple and tarragon. Taste, wow is this sweet. As in late-harvest kin...
by Mike Grammer
November 25th, 2019, 12:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Sunday, The Mixtape, Vol II: (Pax, Broc, Pepiere, Jadot, Hudelot Noellat, Charvin, Rouchier, L'Aiguelire)
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: TN: A Good Sunday, The Mixtape, Vol II: (Pax, Broc, Pepiere, Jadot, Hudelot Noellat, Charvin, Rouchier, L'Aiguelire)

Fun mix, thanks for the TNs Dennis. I haven't had the Trousseau Gris from either of them, so good to see notes on those. Some of the 98 Burgs can be really ethereal, this sounds like it was one of them.

A bientot

Mike
by Mike Grammer
November 25th, 2019, 11:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: More Oldies from Blair's Cellar...(long/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: TN: More Oldies from Blair's Cellar...(long/boring)

not a very intense wine and on the quiet side but incredibly complex and difficult to come up with descriptors; this is MargotFonteyn tripping across your palate in SwanLake; amazing stuff. Oh, I don't know. That seems sublimely descriptive to me. Another really interesting slate of wines, Tom, tha...

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