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by Dale Bowers
October 2nd, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Fourrier GC
by Dale Bowers
September 29th, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Pérignon
Replies: 67
Views: 6167

Re: 2008 Dom Pérignon

You guys are lucky, my local CostCo north of Denver doesn’t have a single bottle of anything priced over $20. Anyone know why such a disparity?
by Dale Bowers
September 17th, 2019, 12:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1627
Views: 91525

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Those '08 Dom sure went fast.
by Dale Bowers
September 17th, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

3 x '08 Dom
by Dale Bowers
September 1st, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Sauzet Champ Canet
by Dale Bowers
August 26th, 2019, 2:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Rhys Pinot Noir Family Farm Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 475

Re: TN: 2007 Rhys Pinot Noir Family Farm Vineyard

I just opened my last bottle of the 2008 this weekend. Here's my notes: Medium ruby red. Sweet and seductive nose of blueberry, strawberry, cherry, roses. Medium body on the palate with focused acidity, some tannin. Smooth and silky, lots of fruit. Sour cherry, strawberry. Not much on the midpalate...
by Dale Bowers
August 26th, 2019, 2:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do I buy from people's cellars?
Replies: 31
Views: 2251

Re: How do I buy from people's cellars?

Nathan must be a hoot at parties.
by Dale Bowers
August 7th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness
Replies: 35
Views: 2994

Re: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness

35 bottles in CellarTracker [wow.gif]
by Dale Bowers
July 29th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Summer Heat: Who has the Most Wine 'Pending Delivery'?
Replies: 121
Views: 4981

Re: Summer Heat: Who has the Most Wine 'Pending Delivery'?

I lose track, I dunno. Then, in the fall, I am pleasantly surprised by all the 'free' wine arriving! ^ This Question? How do you know if you've received everything you ordered? Or even the correct number of bottles, wine, vintages, etc. ? There have been a few occasions where if I hadn't follow up ...
by Dale Bowers
July 2nd, 2019, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mix case of 2017 Boillot reds
by Dale Bowers
May 27th, 2019, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2014 Bouchard Corton Charlie x 2 Mags.
by Dale Bowers
May 23rd, 2019, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10835
Views: 393062

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Just decanted a 2011 Boillot Corton Charlie.
by Dale Bowers
May 14th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Flying with Champagne/Sparkling wine
Replies: 9
Views: 424

Re: Flying with Champagne/Sparkling wine

Do it all the time, no problems.
by Dale Bowers
May 9th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 PYCM Chenevottes
by Dale Bowers
May 5th, 2019, 6:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 562
Views: 28746

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

Consumed 19
Purchased 16

Net -3
by Dale Bowers
April 11th, 2019, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1468
Views: 174853

Re: Official Costco Thread

Finally went into my CostCo yesterday. What a disappointment: Not a single wine over $25. Even the booze was low end.
by Dale Bowers
April 10th, 2019, 6:49 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Stone Crab claws: way overrated
Replies: 46
Views: 1740

Re: Stone Crab claws: way overrated

While considerable more work to access the treasures, Chesapeake bay blue crabs have no equal for flavor IMO.
by Dale Bowers
April 10th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1356
Views: 69999

Re: What did you cook tonight?

In the midst of another “bomb cyclone”. Enjoying a classic Swiss fondue.
by Dale Bowers
April 4th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

16 Drouhin CM 1er
by Dale Bowers
March 22nd, 2019, 7:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fevre: Checking In
Replies: 22
Views: 1331

Re: Fevre: Checking In

A 2009 Preusus I had over the last two days was spot on.
by Dale Bowers
March 21st, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Roumier Musigny for only . . .
Replies: 31
Views: 2746

Re: 2016 Roumier Musigny for only . . .

The billionaires have chased out all the millionaires.
by Dale Bowers
March 17th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 3427

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 8:17 am
17 dujac and Vogüé offer
Me too. Keep telling myself I’m too old to be buying vintages that need 20+ years.
by Dale Bowers
March 15th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Your Gin?
Replies: 349
Views: 29577

Re: Your Gin?

scamhi wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 6:55 am
just tried Monkey47 with fever tree Indian tonic and a squeeze of lime-a pretty perfect G&T
Has been my go-to gin for a G & T for awhile now. Just like you I combine with Fever Tree.
by Dale Bowers
March 13th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

some 2017 Sauzet Combettes
by Dale Bowers
March 9th, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas VS Arnot-Roberts
Replies: 26
Views: 2176

Re: Ceritas VS Arnot-Roberts

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
March 9th, 2019, 3:35 pm
Pulled an 11 PMR to go with lump dungeness tonight.
What time is dinner? I’ll be right over. Yum !
by Dale Bowers
March 5th, 2019, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?
Replies: 211
Views: 8745

Re: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?

Yes, but almost exclusively in the hot weather months.
by Dale Bowers
March 2nd, 2019, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 562
Views: 28746

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

I was horrible this February. Bought 39 Drank 21 So much for hoping for at least a steady state.
by Dale Bowers
March 1st, 2019, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1086
Views: 59883

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

I held strong at only 1 bottle.
by Dale Bowers
February 27th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1627
Views: 91525

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Dennis Atick wrote:
February 27th, 2019, 8:07 am
More 2006 Taittinger! Greg must have gotten a shitload. The offers just keep coming..
I wonder which bottle? US or Europe?
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The dawn of restraint? Passed on most of my allocations
Replies: 12
Views: 1577

Re: The dawn of restraint? Passed on most of my allocations

I’m right behind you buddy.....almost.
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Am I missing something here?
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: Am I missing something here?

ybarselah wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 11:23 am
yes?

https://winetomas.wordpress.com/2012/11 ... nde-cuvee/
So anywhere from '82 to '96?
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Dom Perignon
Replies: 21
Views: 1553

Re: TN: 2008 Dom Perignon

alan weinberg wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 10:26 am
seems like price is settling in around $170 with occasional lower pricing. Still Costco-waiting . . .
Me too. There is just too much produced to sustain that price forever.
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 3 with Jerry
Replies: 8
Views: 820

Re: TN: 3 with Jerry

2 out of 3 ain’t bad !
by Dale Bowers
February 23rd, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1086
Views: 59883

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Okay, who got all the Sauzet's ? I only wanted 1 bottle. [cray.gif]
by Dale Bowers
February 20th, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2008 dom 149 at bassins
Replies: 32
Views: 1674

Re: PSA: 2008 dom 149 at bassins

Gone. '09 for same price $
by Dale Bowers
February 18th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?
Replies: 19
Views: 1717

Re: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?

I once shipped wine and a bottle broke in transit. I replaced it. Seemed like the right thing to do.
by Dale Bowers
February 13th, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you still read Wine Spectator?
Replies: 41
Views: 1861

Re: Do you still read Wine Spectator?

No. For at least 20 years.
by Dale Bowers
February 3rd, 2019, 7:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 328
Views: 13340

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

More for me !
by Dale Bowers
February 2nd, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone try any of these champagnes lately?
Replies: 15
Views: 934

Re: Anyone try any of these champagnes lately?

Had the ‘09 Vilmart last week. While young, it is currently drinking very well.
by Dale Bowers
January 29th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I am a CT delinquent.
Replies: 112
Views: 3910

Re: I am a CT delinquent.

I’m OCD about my CT. Will miss a few here and there. But, about once a month I use the location feature to give me the number of bottles that should be in a rack and inventory that way. Haven’t gone to barcoding just yet. One thing I’m not OCD about is the exact location. I list the specific rack t...
by Dale Bowers
January 10th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11898
Views: 569656

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

RyanC wrote:
January 10th, 2019, 6:39 pm
‘83 and ‘86 Pichon Lalande
‘86 Rausan Segla
‘16 Foillard Cote de Py
And hopefully a mix of ‘16 Dujac

I need to stop.
I made a firm commitment to stop buying any new vintages of Red Burgs after 2015. That has helped some.
by Dale Bowers
January 8th, 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1627
Views: 91525

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

alan weinberg wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 8:42 am
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 4:37 am
The dom pricing is just terrible. I bought most of mine from FWGS of all places for $162.
JJ Buckley just offered 08 Dom at $200
Crazy price. I doubt much of the 25,000+ cases throughout the distribution chain will be sold at that price.
by Dale Bowers
January 6th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Sauzet Montrachet
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: TN: 2013 Sauzet Montrachet

Near the top of my favorite white Burg producers, when I can afford them.
by Dale Bowers
January 1st, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10835
Views: 393062

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2013 Bouchard Perrieres

Usually never can go wrong with an producer’s Perrieres

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