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by Henry Kiichli
January 19th, 2020, 10:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Alsatian Pinot Noir Recommendation ?
Replies: 20
Views: 896

Re: Alsatian Pinot Noir Recommendation ?

Muré

Very nice folx and a good tasting room, too.
by Henry Kiichli
January 6th, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Georges Duboeuf (1933 - 2020)
Replies: 16
Views: 1167

Re: RIP Georges Duboeuf (1933 - 2020)

Went to his theme park years ago

http://hameauduvin.com/

Low-budget and corny as all git out. It was a hoot-
by Henry Kiichli
December 23rd, 2019, 4:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: TN: 1993 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio al Vento

Hi Jeremy,

Thanks for the TN. I had a 99 of this last year, and it was also outstanding.

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by Henry Kiichli
December 16th, 2019, 5:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Lasagna recipes
Replies: 18
Views: 930

Re: Lasagna recipes

One thing - I always used to think of this with a ricotta layer. My wife does a parmigiano bechamel. Also very good in a salmon lasagna.
by Henry Kiichli
December 13th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

R Roberts wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 10:02 am
Henry, I don't know either of those labels but I'd bet they make a Trollinger.
Excellent half guess neener
by Henry Kiichli
December 11th, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

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by Henry Kiichli
December 11th, 2019, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

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Maybe a tough one
by Henry Kiichli
December 10th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

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by Henry Kiichli
December 10th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

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by Henry Kiichli
December 9th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

HMechbal wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 11:04 am
Henry Kiichli wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 10:19 am
Answer to post #45

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What a name, I should be familiar with this wine.
I wonder about the nose, though.
Almost as good as

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by Henry Kiichli
December 9th, 2019, 11:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Gamey, with lift...
by Henry Kiichli
December 9th, 2019, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Answer to post #45

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by Henry Kiichli
December 9th, 2019, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4934

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

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by Henry Kiichli
December 8th, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "JANVIER SOBRE"
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: "JANVIER SOBRE"

Hi Donn,

Sorry not to be François (in more than one way!), but the photo has a very bad caption!
by Henry Kiichli
November 22nd, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 1411

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

John Draper wrote:
November 22nd, 2019, 2:37 pm
Mark.Ricca wrote:
November 22nd, 2019, 11:09 am
A ricer or food mill makes a huge difference in the texture. Over mashing or whipping will produce gluey, heavy puree.
^ This.
Also using firm baking spuds.

Choose floury if you can.
by Henry Kiichli
November 22nd, 2019, 9:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 1411

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

Also, I like dirty mashed potatoes. That is, with skins on.
by Henry Kiichli
November 22nd, 2019, 9:07 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 1411

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

Pick the spuds you like. Over here we get Linda.

Boil, drain well, put butter and milk in the pot and bring up to temp. Mash or blend with S&P and over here a bit of nutmeg.
by Henry Kiichli
November 22nd, 2019, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The label for 2017 Mouton is, well, titillating
Replies: 42
Views: 2392

Re: The label for 2017 Mouton is, well, titillating

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
November 22nd, 2019, 8:00 am
Sincerely hope it isn't 'banned' from the market. American Puritanical b.s. has already gone too far, historically

Yup. The 1993 US label

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by Henry Kiichli
November 21st, 2019, 12:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Chilean wines?
Replies: 35
Views: 1298

Re: Best Chilean wines?

I can get Almaviva Epu at 38€.

Deal?
by Henry Kiichli
November 17th, 2019, 7:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are there objectively good and bad wines?
Replies: 100
Views: 3411

Re: Are there objectively good and bad wines?

I tend to not shit on other's opinions, but... Yes. Think of food. Is a microwaved HotPocket covered in LuckyCharms and CaptnCrunch just as viable as "good food" if someone likes it? Hard question to answer? I like a good hot fudge sundae as much as any other deserts I have had, even expensive dess...
by Henry Kiichli
November 16th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are there objectively good and bad wines?
Replies: 100
Views: 3411

Re: Are there objectively good and bad wines?

I tend to not shit on other's opinions, but...

Yes.

Think of food. Is a microwaved HotPocket covered in LuckyCharms and CaptnCrunch just as viable as "good food" if someone likes it?
by Henry Kiichli
November 13th, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines helped by climate change
Replies: 45
Views: 1537

Re: Wines helped by climate change

German reds, especially pinot noir (Spätburgunder).
by Henry Kiichli
November 5th, 2019, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: anyone have a copy of "Pomerol" by Neal Martin they don't need anymore?
Replies: 13
Views: 1331

Re: anyone have a copy of "Pomerol" by Neal Martin they don't need anymore?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pomerol-Book-Neal-Martin-very-rare-wine-book-Hardback-2012-/323563454998 You're welcome champagne.gif neener This links to 1-48 of 6,752,963 results and the Pommerol book doesn't even show...not very helpful. Hi Markus, Back in April (when I posted that) it was available.
by Henry Kiichli
October 10th, 2019, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anyone ever come across this bottle before
Replies: 8
Views: 1324

Re: Has anyone ever come across this bottle before

Part of this group?

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by Henry Kiichli
September 26th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Krug, 2002 Drouhin Laroze Beze
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: TN: 1996 Krug, 2002 Drouhin Laroze Beze

When (what year) did they turn around their somewhat middling reputation?
by Henry Kiichli
September 25th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??
Replies: 149
Views: 6698

Re: Would You Drink a Nazi Wine??

Reichsadler then

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Reichsadler now

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by Henry Kiichli
September 15th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A tasting at Col d'Orca
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: A tasting at Col d'Orca

Hi Fred,

Nice notes! I had a stellar Poggio al Vento a while back:


viewtopic.php?f=1&t=148060&hilit=Poggio+al+Vento
by Henry Kiichli
September 2nd, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Cork puller?
Replies: 10
Views: 2066

Re: Cork puller?

John S wrote:
September 2nd, 2019, 12:03 pm
The Monopol the easily the best. Most others are pretty poor and priced accordingly.

True, and a real Monopol is not expensive.
by Henry Kiichli
August 17th, 2019, 8:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years
Replies: 26
Views: 2382

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - One TV dinner for 5 Years

My mother-in-law would have liked these. She was into the McRib. Assign me what you like. I'd still be Epsteining Hi David, https://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/v1wPYk.gif https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--tmwmnbTG--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/1965831hjyq8mjpg.jpg ...
by Henry Kiichli
August 8th, 2019, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?
Replies: 93
Views: 3188

Re: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?

Russ Williams wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 9:31 am
375ml glass bottle filled to the top with a screw cap and kept in the fridge. Works beautifully and just about free.

Agree. I have a couple of .375s, a .500, and a .250.
by Henry Kiichli
July 28th, 2019, 6:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stems: The Achilles’ heel of the wine glass?
Replies: 15
Views: 1136

Re: Stems: The Achilles’ heel of the wine glass?

All these fancy and specific stems were invented after the wines, so I don’t feel overly obligated to the finest in stemware. In a pinch, I can even, gasp, handle drinking from a stem with a rolled lip. Sometimes we outfancy the wine! Please, no hating, but my favorite wine glass is a large brandy ...
by Henry Kiichli
July 26th, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It was 107F in Champagne today
Replies: 36
Views: 4248

Re: It was 107F in Champagne today

Landed in Paris yesterday. Had to go out onto the tarmac to catch connecting flight.

(42,6°C × 9/5) + 32 = 108,68°F




https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/liv ... t-day-live
by Henry Kiichli
July 5th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3743

Re: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?

Only half-dumb.

I went to a tasting of 1990 Bx, and only bought 3 L Barton and 3 Troplong Mondot. In my defense, I knew my (now) ex-wife would kill me if she found out I had bought more.

On the good side - I still have the wine and not the ex. champagne.gif
by Henry Kiichli
July 5th, 2019, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?
Replies: 57
Views: 3743

Re: Dumbest wine related thing you have done ?

Scott Brunson wrote:
July 5th, 2019, 11:01 am
Did anyone here buy that Burgundy, made by an American who learned to make wine by reading old books?
Shite Scott . you just beat me to it!!
by Henry Kiichli
July 5th, 2019, 7:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: 1964 Umberto Fiore Spanna

This estate is still under the radar The wines are brilliant https://www.instagram.com/p/BzifRyQFVhj/?igshid=1t2f2euqqd81w Hi Claus, Thanks for that. I dimly remembered this when I read the title. When I saw your photo it came back. Had some of this many, many moons ago, and it was stellar.
by Henry Kiichli
July 3rd, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 21119

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

Title is a bit deceiving, while Mark may have hosted it, it was Robert Parker's board, and peaked back when Parker, Rovani, Galloni, Jeb and others were posting there regularly. The quality of info was incredible at a time when the internet wasn't what it is today, back in early 2000s. It was the b...
by Henry Kiichli
July 1st, 2019, 9:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 21119

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

What? It's still alive? I thought it died years ago...
by Henry Kiichli
July 1st, 2019, 8:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mark Squires' BB to close for good - UPDATED (WA sold to Michelin)
Replies: 319
Views: 21119

Re: Mark Squires' BB to close for good

Wow.

Make your club too exclusive...
by Henry Kiichli
June 16th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3859

Re: True Confessions

Warner Brothers cartoons

by Henry Kiichli
June 14th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3859

Re: True Confessions

American cheese (but at least not the individually plastic wrapped stuff). One of the best for grilled cheese. Though I might argue whether it really counts as cheese. It is cheese food. What cheese eats. https://cdn-a.william-reed.com/var/wrbm_gb_food_pharma/storage/images/9/5/6/9/3129659-1-eng-GB...
by Henry Kiichli
June 6th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Wines served at Queen's Dinner and US Embassy Dinner
Replies: 3
Views: 2683

Re: Wines served at Queen's Dinner and US Embassy Dinner

What wines were served at the Trump State banquet? US President Donald Trump and his family attended a State Dinner at Buckingham Palace with the Royal Family last night. What was on the menu? Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/served-trump-state-dinner-wines-417614/#9T4xKrUu1qEfKfI1.99...
by Henry Kiichli
June 3rd, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Keller von der Fels&Grüner Silvaner
Replies: 7
Views: 709

Re: 2018 Keller von der Fels&Grüner Silvaner

Dieser Artikel ist leider bereits ausverkauft!

Lieferstatus: Dieser Artikel ist leider ausverkauft.
by Henry Kiichli
May 26th, 2019, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s the most inexpensive wine by the best wine makers.
Replies: 31
Views: 2559

Re: What’s the most inexpensive wine by the best wine makers.

Well, Aubert de Villaine runs DRC, the most expensive wine on earth. I recently had his red and white from the cote chalonnaise and they were excellent, for mid-price.
by Henry Kiichli
May 18th, 2019, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Contrary to many others, I have no love for Bob Parker...
Replies: 19
Views: 1482

Re: Contrary to many others, I have no love for Bob Parker...

MiranK wrote:
May 18th, 2019, 6:12 am
Henry, any feedback on that?

Hi Miran,

To which nobly named Henry are you referring?
by Henry Kiichli
May 16th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most Underrated Bordeaux?
Replies: 44
Views: 2789

Re: Most Underrated Bordeaux?

Lanessan

Caronne Sainte Gemme

Agree LaTour de By
by Henry Kiichli
May 10th, 2019, 7:17 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany
Replies: 41
Views: 3305

Re: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany

Hi Martin,

Very clever and cool!
by Henry Kiichli
May 4th, 2019, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 21238

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Chris Freemott wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 7:15 am
Thank you Henry. You got glasses from Alexander didn’t you?
Hi Chris,

Oh yeah - see posts #156, #157.

Very happy with these wonderful stems! Thanks so much!

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