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by Todd Tucker
October 16th, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whence upon a time I made a Beef in Barolo (without Nebbiolo!)
Replies: 6
Views: 464

Re: Whence upon a time I made a Beef in Barolo (without Nebbiolo!)

I've never understood either Beef in Barolo or Beef Bourgogne, both wines seem wasted on a stew! Perhaps these recipes are holdouts from an era when both wines were far more inexpensive. In any event, you made the right choice. My only requirement for a cooking wine (when used in larger volumes lik...
by Todd Tucker
October 10th, 2020, 11:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: TN: 1995 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel

Sounds pretty terrific David. Thanks for sharing.
by Todd Tucker
October 4th, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
Replies: 39
Views: 1162

Re: TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

Thanks for answering David, As an update, a little Sunday breakfast Kabinett this morning. A single glass was left in the bottle in the fridge since Tuesday. The wine has lost some of its baby fat from 5 days ago, has more kaffir lime and slate, and has gained a little more focus. I suspect you are ...
by Todd Tucker
October 3rd, 2020, 8:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
Replies: 39
Views: 1162

Re: TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

Thanks for reading everyone. David, I hope it does come around. '07 is my wedding year and I went long on my favorite German producers. I liked the wines on release, and admit I prefer a leaner year like 08 or 04 over 07 for kabinett. I adore, and it is hard not to love 01, 12 which for me are vinta...
by Todd Tucker
October 2nd, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett
Replies: 39
Views: 1162

TN: 2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett

2007 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (9/30/2020) Orchard fruit, even some apricot, honey, and a little kaffir lime on the nose. Ample and ripe, more of a spatlese in kabinett clothing with broad palate presence for its pradikat with more yellow orchar...
by Todd Tucker
September 22nd, 2020, 8:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo
Replies: 50
Views: 2223

Re: Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo

I've had great experiences with Chambers. Any off bottle of old wine has been immediately refunded without request. Your experience with Chambers is confusing. I second (or third, or fourth) this sentiment - I have bought and enjoyed bottles going back to the '50s from Chambers street, many of whic...
by Todd Tucker
September 18th, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer)
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: TN: 2008 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer)

Charlie Gierling wrote:
September 18th, 2020, 12:42 am
Kabinett in halfs is mortification of the flesh
Indeed
by Todd Tucker
September 17th, 2020, 9:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 3
Views: 263

TN: 2014 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

I was inspired by Ikka's recent note on the '11. I am happy I opened it. 2014 Roagna Langhe Rosso - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC (9/15/2020) Day one pop and pour. Drunk over a few hours. A beautifully perfumed, graceful, lifted nose. with violet as much as rose, cooler nebbiolo fruit, some ta...
by Todd Tucker
September 17th, 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Schäfer-Fröhlich Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 0
Views: 136

TN: 2006 Schäfer-Fröhlich Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg Riesling Spätlese

2006 Schäfer-Fröhlich Schloßböckelheimer Felsenberg Riesling Spätlese - Germany, Nahe (8/24/2020) After the first corked bottle. Ripe orchard fruit, honeyed florals and red soil on the nose. It is ripe and broad on the palate with enough acidity to carry it well. More honeyed fruit orchard borderin...
by Todd Tucker
September 17th, 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer)
Replies: 6
Views: 372

TN: 2008 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett (Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer)

2008 Willi Schaefer Graacher Domprobst Riesling Kabinett - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (9/16/2020) Pop and poured. From 375 Kaffir lime, slate, florals, and honey on the nose showing some signs of maturity. It's graceful on the palate with simultaneously succulent yet snappy fruit that is beautifully...
by Todd Tucker
September 13th, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The pleasures of barbera in a warm vintage (Burlotto '18)
Replies: 32
Views: 1806

Re: TN: The pleasures of barbera in a warm vintage (Burlotto '18)

If you like a lighter bodied barbera than the Aves, Burlotto’s regular barbera is terrific. Lighter, fresher, and made for the table. I prefer its style to the Aves. It’s less impactful, but more enjoyable to me. It’s what I want to drink when I think of drinking barbera. That said, the Aves after ...
by Todd Tucker
September 13th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: The pleasures of barbera in a warm vintage (Burlotto '18)
Replies: 32
Views: 1806

Re: TN: The pleasures of barbera in a warm vintage (Burlotto '18)

If you like a lighter bodied barbera than the Aves, Burlotto’s regular barbera is terrific. Lighter, fresher, and made for the table. I prefer its style to the Aves. It’s less impactful, but more enjoyable to me. It’s what I want to drink when I think of drinking barbera. That said, the Aves after a...
by Todd Tucker
September 11th, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 11
Views: 611

Re: TN: 2011 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

Ikka, Unfortunately I have not tasted his '15s yet, but in general Luca is a pretty gifted winemaker and has done well in warmer vintages. I, in general, do not like warm vintages, but even his 03s are pretty delicious. If you have the ability to taste it, I would, but there are a few winemakers I w...
by Todd Tucker
September 10th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 11
Views: 611

Re: TN: 2011 Roagna Langhe Rosso (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

Great note Ikka. This is a great value play wine that is a great wine in itself. It’s from a mix of fruit from Paje and Pira. Luca uses his younger vines for this (20 years young). Long-ish traditional elevage. I totally agree how good it is not only for the money but in absolute quality. Thanks for...
by Todd Tucker
September 7th, 2020, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Villero di Castiglione Falletto
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: TN: 1996 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Villero di Castiglione Falletto

Thanks for the fine note Doug. I agree with others, that the 96's are starting to drink well aside from a few firmer outliers. That said, I suspect they will be better in 5-10. I think Giacosa did very well in '96, and his Villero was his last Villero, so a pretty good send off for that parcel. Than...
by Todd Tucker
September 5th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed
Replies: 101
Views: 6360

Re: Top Cellar Holdings by Producer and Some Thoughts on how/why that's Changed

Produttori del Barbaresco G. Rinaldi Cappellano Giacosa JJ Prum Burlotto Donnhoff Mugneret-Gibourg Bartolo Mascarello Jadot Similar situation for me with some of my longer term favorites dropping due to dwindling (G. Rinaldi, Cappellano, Bartolo) or disappeared (M-G) allocations. I've been buying le...
by Todd Tucker
September 5th, 2020, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Benchmark bin sale
Replies: 55
Views: 3106

Re: Benchmark bin sale

MichaelLee wrote:
September 5th, 2020, 6:30 am
'17 mugnier marechale @ $75 good enough for me.
Agreed. Also ‘17 Bachelet gevrey vv @75

Some decent pricing on Montille as well.
by Todd Tucker
September 4th, 2020, 8:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The best seal
Replies: 46
Views: 2558

Re: The best seal

In the last 2 weeks, having 4 of the last 12 bottles from my cellar be corked, I'm starting to come around Jeremy.
by Todd Tucker
September 1st, 2020, 6:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 d'Angerville Clos des Ducs
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: 2007 d'Angerville Clos des Ducs

Glad you are drinking well Brodie. I hope you and your family are doing fine.

I adore '07 in Volnay, and only wish I had gone unreasonably long on them. I have not drunk any of my CdDucs yet, and look forward to when I do.

Thanks for sharing,

Todd
by Todd Tucker
August 30th, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: NV Marc Hébrart Champagne Sélection Brut Premier Cru (France, Champagne)
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Re: TN: NV Marc Hébrart Champagne Sélection Brut Premier Cru (France, Champagne)

Thanks for the fine note Rory. This has become our house bubbles. A year in year out dependably delicious wine. Thanks for sharing!
by Todd Tucker
August 28th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE THEFT: 2016 ALDO CONTERNO BAROLO ROMIRASCO
Replies: 16
Views: 2312

Re: WINE THEFT: 2016 ALDO CONTERNO BAROLO ROMIRASCO

Intriguing that the thieves: i) specifically targeted that wine; and ii) spent the time to remove the bottles and replace the empty cases in the container. Would have thought the second point would be very time consuming...surely would have been safer just to take the cases. Unless they were hoping...
by Todd Tucker
August 27th, 2020, 9:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Veyder-Malberg Grüner Veltliner Weitenberg
Replies: 1
Views: 120

TN: 2012 Veyder-Malberg Grüner Veltliner Weitenberg

2012 Veyder-Malberg Grüner Veltliner Weitenberg - Austria, Niederösterreich, Wachau (8/27/2020) On the nose, fresh green peas, stone, herbal and briny notes, with some subtle florals in the background. More about vegetable and stone than fruit. Gossamer and graceful on the palate, this is a wine th...
by Todd Tucker
August 23rd, 2020, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: '12 Egon Muller QbA and '01 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: TN: '12 Egon Muller QbA and '01 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese

Thanks for reading everyone. Gavin, I would agree with Andrew. You can find these to backfill. While I think this will drink extremely well for another decade plus, and has some room for positive development (if you like them more mature), it is so good right now there is no reason to wait. Also, lo...
by Todd Tucker
August 22nd, 2020, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: '12 Egon Muller QbA and '01 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese
Replies: 10
Views: 496

TN: '12 Egon Muller QbA and '01 JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese

A couple of rieslings drinking in the slot with take out Thai. [*] 2012 Egon Müller Riesling QbA Scharzhof - Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer (8/17/2020) limpid gold green in color. A fresh, airy nose with lime, florals, and slate. Light bodied, filigree fine and understated with a seamless balance if frui...
by Todd Tucker
August 19th, 2020, 8:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wednesday night pasta TNs: Three Baroli from Guido Porro
Replies: 13
Views: 645

Re: Wednesday night pasta TNs: Three Baroli from Guido Porro

Thanks for sharing Bob. I agree an underrated producer that makes outstanding if not profound wines. Still solid value as well, and that is becoming a rare bird. Your note made me want to grab one but then I remembered it’s 107 here today. I’ll need to wait a couple months. Thanks again, and I hope ...
by Todd Tucker
August 18th, 2020, 7:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1964 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: TN: 1964 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Thanks for the fine note Jeremy. That can be a terrific wine. There are other who Cavallotto more experience that I with this these wines, but I have a hard time thinking of a producer with whom I have had better luck drinking wines from that era. Maybe the Cappellano non-Troglia bottlings have been...
by Todd Tucker
August 16th, 2020, 10:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Roagna Barolo La Rocca e La Pira (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 7
Views: 529

Re: TN: 1996 Roagna Barolo La Rocca e La Pira (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Jay and John, I've had variable results with Roagna's wines of that era. I think they were less meticulous back then and bottle variation has been at least in my experience a big issue with their pre- Luca bottlings. I think Luca (I think this first vintage was 02 or 03) has dramatically changed the...
by Todd Tucker
July 31st, 2020, 8:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where Is The 2016 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Re: Where Is The 2016 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo?

What was said above. Maria Teresa releases the Barolo in September. It gets to the US later. Anyone selling it now is banking on their expected allocation to sell, but certainly does not have it in hand.
by Todd Tucker
July 28th, 2020, 10:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Albert Boxler Riesling Brand (France, Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru)
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: TN: 2004 Albert Boxler Riesling Brand (France, Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru)

Are these musical references meant to be the ultimate test of [my] cerebral fitness?

Great note David. Thank you
by Todd Tucker
July 27th, 2020, 5:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Haskells sale on JJ Prum
Replies: 9
Views: 1097

Re: Haskells sale on JJ Prum

PSA: If this is the place in Minnesota, I bought a mixed case of back vintage Prum from them in 2015 (vintage 2004) and several were leaking, had signs of poor storage, and were quite advanced for what they should have been. If this is not the same place, please disregard, let me know, and I will pu...
by Todd Tucker
July 23rd, 2020, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 D. Brand Riesling trocken (Germany, Pfalz): summer happiness in a glass.
Replies: 0
Views: 158

TN: 2019 D. Brand Riesling trocken (Germany, Pfalz): summer happiness in a glass.

2019 D. Brand Riesling trocken - Germany, Pfalz (7/23/2020) A new producer for me. Imported by Vom Boden Limpid golden green in color. It's incredibly bright fresh and clean on the nose. Kaffir lime leaf, cooling green herbs, white flowers, and apricot pit on the nose. Electric fresh with a chalky,...
by Todd Tucker
July 12th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Brovia Barolo Ca'Mia
Replies: 9
Views: 659

Re: TN: 2009 Brovia Barolo Ca'Mia

Thanks Richard, I think you describe '09 very well. Adding fuel to the fire, Ca Mia tends to be warmer feeling at baseline.

'09 is tough. Few will make old bones and most didn't make new bones that well to start.

Thanks for sharing,
by Todd Tucker
July 9th, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Clos Roche Blanche Touraine Cuvée Gamay (France, Loire Valley, Touraine)
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: TN: 2014 Clos Roche Blanche Touraine Cuvée Gamay (France, Loire Valley, Touraine)

I can safely predict two things about a Clos Roche Blanche TN on WB:

1. It is likely penned by Jay Miller
2. It will be a thoughtful, evocative note that makes me want to drink that wine.

Thanks Jay. Hope you and A are well

T
by Todd Tucker
July 9th, 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile
Replies: 13
Views: 518

Re: TN: 2001 Trimbach 375eme Anniversaire Frederic Emile

Thanks Alan, I love his bottling. It seems like the slightly more jovial sibling to the 01 CFE, both being fantastic. I have not broken into my paltry '01 CSH stash, but am loving this and the CFE.


Thanks again
by Todd Tucker
July 9th, 2020, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Clisson
Replies: 10
Views: 386

TN: 2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Clisson

2014 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Clisson - France, Loire Valley, Pays Nantais, Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine (7/9/2020) Oyster shell and stones on the nose. Steely and focused on the palate, with more briny oyster shell, lemon pith, asian pear, and subtle florals, ...
by Todd Tucker
July 1st, 2020, 6:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo Acclivi (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 6
Views: 550

Re: TN: 2012 Comm. G.B. Burlotto Barolo Acclivi (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Thanks for the fine note Jeremy,

Generalizing, I tend not to enjoy '12 much as a vintage in the Langhe, but winemaker wins over vintage most days. Fabio made some pretty delicious '12s. Thanks for the update. Do you think it is opening up, or would you hold longer?

TIA
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Freisa Langhe (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 0
Views: 232

TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Freisa Langhe (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC)

2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Freisa Langhe - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Langhe DOC (6/30/2020) This has come into its own nicely since the first time I had it. Forest berry and ripe cherry fruit, violets, tar, and licorice on the nose. Ripe fruit (for freisa), and floral on the palate, with the tar and savo...
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 7:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Comm. G.B. Burlotto Langhe Freisa (Italy, Langhe DOC)
Replies: 9
Views: 621

Re: TN: 2016 Comm. G.B. Burlotto Langhe Freisa (Italy, Langhe DOC)

Thanks for the fine and timely note Tim. I was debating between this and a '15 G Rinaldi Freisa tonight with hamburger and went with the latter. Looks like either would have been delicious. I really like Fabio's '16 Freisa, and had planned to cellar a few in the midterm. My resolve failed and I'm do...
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Thanks for reading. Alan, thanks for your insight. It certainly could have been a reductive note. It was what I thought was similar to a Band-Aid brett smell, or at least the best I could describe it. I have been wrong many times before, and I have not seen brett in any of Mugnier's wines (having dr...
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

Jason, I agree it is odd, but the last 3 bottles of this I have had all were bretty to start. I've never had another bottling of his from any vineyard or other vintages of this wine that had brett. I also am happy with his '07s. It is my wedding year and I had the green light to go long on his wines...
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale
Replies: 6
Views: 350

TN: 2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale

2007 Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru (6/29/2020) Poured into a decanter and drunk over a few hours. Another bottle with a bretty start. After a couple hours in a decanter, the brett blew off and it ...
by Todd Tucker
June 30th, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 17
Views: 870

Re: TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Thanks everyone for all your insight here. This was a pretty impressive bottle of wine. I will put them on my short list next time I head up to the WV. Now who is that wildly handsome man holding those glasses up?
by Todd Tucker
June 28th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: TN: 2001 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel

AP number 17

I was prompted to pop this based on your recent TN of the '01 Dellchen. I wasn't aware there were two bottlings of NHA in '01. Thanks for the heads up.
by Todd Tucker
June 28th, 2020, 4:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Domaine Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: TN: 2009 Domaine Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses

Tomas, I think it is in its early "drinking well" phase and will likely improve some and then stay delicious for a long time. I would think the '05 Corton is going to be very tight for many years still. Corton takes a long time to come around and '05 is a very slow maturing vintage. I remember from ...
by Todd Tucker
June 28th, 2020, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Kelley Fox Maresh Vineyard Pinot Noir
Replies: 8
Views: 561

Re: TN: 2008 Kelley Fox Maresh Vineyard Pinot Noir

Thanks for the excellent note and follow up Rich,

Hope you and Joanne are doing well.

Best,

T
by Todd Tucker
June 28th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel
Replies: 7
Views: 324

TN: 2001 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel

2001 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese Goldkapsel - Germany, Nahe (6/28/2020) From 375 A fresh, fruity, and floral nose with Nahe fruit salad, white flowers, honey, and red soil. It is juicy and ripe on the palate: Baroque, but with great balance. More juicy fruit, well balanced ...
by Todd Tucker
June 28th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Domaine Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses
Replies: 7
Views: 362

TN: 2009 Domaine Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses

2009 Domaine Chandon de Briailles Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru (6/26/2020) Forest berry and cherry fruit, moss, florals and spice on the nose, with some Pernand-Vergelesses brambly notes. Midweighted, graceful, sappy and...
by Todd Tucker
June 27th, 2020, 10:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 17
Views: 870

TN: 1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

1999 Evesham Wood Pinot Noir Cuvée J - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (6/25/2020) Moss/ undergrowth, tilled earth, florals, and darker pinot fruit on the nose. Sappy and broad on the palate with more forest berry fruit, licorice, and more red than dark fruits on the palate. Some ferrous, savory not...
by Todd Tucker
June 23rd, 2020, 7:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Roagna Barolo La Rocca e La Pira (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 9
Views: 433

Re: TN: 1996 Roagna Barolo La Rocca e La Pira (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Thanks for the fine note Jay. I hope you and A are well. I've had mixed results with that bottling. I bought a case of 375s of this and the barbaresco during what I suspect was the clearance you are talking about. I think older (pre Luca) Roagna wines have more variability than the wines he is makin...
by Todd Tucker
June 23rd, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1987 Quinta do Carmo Garrafeira (Alentejo, Portugal)
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: TN: 1987 Quinta do Carmo Garrafeira (Alentejo, Portugal)

Tomas,
Thank you for the great backstory and evocative note. Tasting a lost treasure can be bittersweet. I appreciate you sharing a great experience.


Cheers.

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