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by jordan jacobs
January 24th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1985 Guigal Hermitage
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: TN: 1985 Guigal Hermitage

Ramon C wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 8:15 am
The 1985 Guigal Brune et Blonde was also very good. Last bottle I drank was >5 years ago.
Yup. That was very enjoyable
by jordan jacobs
January 23rd, 2020, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1992 LaJota Anniversary Release
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: 1992 LaJota Anniversary Release

Thanks! That is great news. I am sitting on a couple of these.
by jordan jacobs
January 22nd, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11180
Views: 412027

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2000 clerc milon
by jordan jacobs
January 18th, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Large format
Replies: 32
Views: 1585

Re: Large format

my magnums all fit one either side of one coin. Half are decent wines $100-200 a bottle that are meant for aging to be opened for larger groups. The other half a rare/special bottles that I purchased because I am hoping they aged well.
by jordan jacobs
January 18th, 2020, 6:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11180
Views: 412027

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

QPR night
2017 Stephane Aviron Fleurie majon de la madriers
2006 Anderson's Conn Valley Right Bank
by jordan jacobs
January 18th, 2020, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s the last bottle in your cellar you’ll drink?
Replies: 53
Views: 1819

Re: What’s the last bottle in your cellar you’ll drink?

ideally either:
2016 Mouton
2000 Margaux
1986 Mouton

I hear these are candidates for 100 year wines. Lets hope I can test that out.
by jordan jacobs
January 17th, 2020, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11180
Views: 412027

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

1988 Domaine de Chevalier. Man what a nose. This wine smells so good if you never drank any having the bottle would be worthwhile. Just intoxicating. Not too shabby on the palate either. Just a delightful bottle Awesome! tcwc has them for $80. Thanks Neal, just emailed simon to grab one. Probably s...
by jordan jacobs
January 17th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11180
Views: 412027

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

So perfect, like an old pair of jeans with rips in the knees, fitting so well. 0F4E9589-4DCC-4573-8244-082E701CB103.jpeg 2000 Chateau Lanessan, Haut-Medoc Cradle-robber! Nice wine. Just popped a 1981 Montrose. Smells good! LOL. Popped a 2000 La Louviere. I have nothing on you, old man! Just had thi...
by jordan jacobs
January 10th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau
Replies: 35
Views: 1931

Re: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau

I opened a bottle that I bought (noted above) from the OP's review. Not first growth quality but very nice! 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau - France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc (1/10/2020) Dark ruby in color. Beautiful nose of medium intensity. Very complex with nice precision but ...
by jordan jacobs
January 10th, 2020, 8:14 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2001 Araujo Eisele- SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: 2001 Araujo Eisele- 1 bottle- $225- Lowest WS Pro $300

I’ll take it. Email sent
by jordan jacobs
January 9th, 2020, 8:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine "budgeting" - tips?
Replies: 64
Views: 3023

Re: Wine "budgeting" - tips?

Tip: tell you’re wife how much you actually spent on wine in 2019. I just made that mistake and my 2020 budgeting concerns seem irrelevant all of a sudden.
by jordan jacobs
January 8th, 2020, 3:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Styro shippers in Chicago area - anyone need them?
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: Styro shippers in Chicago area - anyone need them?

Jordan, if you need some I have a ton too. And am just down the street.
by jordan jacobs
January 7th, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Jonathan Sirot A+++
Replies: 12
Views: 986

Re: Jonathan Sirot A+++

Very disturbing response. Jordan... Why should anyone here really care if you find this matter disturbing. There are tons of things more important that bother me, like aggressive drivers trying to run you off the road during Christmas season, or drunk belligerent people who suddenly during the holi...
by jordan jacobs
January 5th, 2020, 9:07 am
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Jonathan Sirot A+++
Replies: 12
Views: 986

Re: Jonathan Sirot A+++

Very disturbing response.
by jordan jacobs
December 29th, 2019, 10:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: End of the year countdown! What are you buying?
Replies: 17
Views: 1111

Re: End of the year countdown! What are you buying?

I am done! I bought some aged Bordeaux this week from sales at Wallys, Blacksmith and some winebid auctions, along with Binny’s having a sale, today I bought 2015 Palmer @ 265 and 2009 pichon Baron @ 150 per. Had to go to numerous locations as stock is running low.
by jordan jacobs
December 29th, 2019, 1:04 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB : Back vintages of Canon la Gaffeliere
Replies: 0
Views: 133

WTB : Back vintages of Canon la Gaffeliere

I’m looking for multiple bottles from Mostly 2000 but also, 2005,2003,2000, 1998, 1990 and 1989. 750s or magnums.
Thanks in advance
by jordan jacobs
December 28th, 2019, 4:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Haut Bailly vs. Les Carmes Haut Brion
Replies: 35
Views: 2708

Re: Haut Bailly vs. Les Carmes Haut Brion

Answer is that they're not remotely perfect substitutes - hard to think of two Bordeaux more different from each other in fact. Les Carmes is an unusual wine for Graves and even for Bordeaux as a whole. The blend relies heavily on cabernet franc and they've been using all sorts of hip new winemakin...
by jordan jacobs
December 26th, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions (without buyer premiums)
Replies: 15
Views: 1175

Re: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions

I have known the folks @ tcwc for many many years, both on the auction side and retail. Their no buyers premium was something they were very proud of and 15 years ago their actions were much more substantial. I haven’t followed their auctions recently but the last couple I have seen have been fairly...
by jordan jacobs
December 12th, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau
Replies: 35
Views: 1931

Re: 2001 Château Sociando-Mallet Cuvée Jean Gautreau - INSANE

Me too, I picked up 3 bottles
by jordan jacobs
December 12th, 2019, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7421
Views: 461364

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Someone please cut of my internet. I am a panic shopper and this is not good for me. 14 bottles in so far.
by jordan jacobs
December 6th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7421
Views: 461364

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

KevinK wrote:
December 6th, 2019, 10:08 am
Someone talk me out of this La Chapelle deal.

It could be counterfeit

It could be cooked

It ain't Chave
I was excited at first too but the CT reviews killed the deal.
by jordan jacobs
December 2nd, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)
Replies: 8
Views: 593

Re: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)

Kirk.Grant wrote:
December 1st, 2019, 4:26 pm
Sounds lovely...some of the mid tier 2000's are really starting to show well. Thanks for the head's up.
I think so. I am opening the 2000 Gruaud on Thursday but I suspect that will show much younger.
by jordan jacobs
December 2nd, 2019, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)
Replies: 8
Views: 593

Re: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)

Keith A k e r s wrote:
December 1st, 2019, 6:51 pm
holy shit!!!!!!!!!!! you're alive
No not true, just an ugly rumor [cheers.gif]
by jordan jacobs
December 1st, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)
Replies: 8
Views: 593

TN: 2000 Château Haut-Bergey (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)

2000 Château Haut-Bergey - France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan (12/1/2019) Excellent showing. Dark core with a ruby edge. Initial nose blew me away. Very feminine, with notes of roses and rhubarb. The perfume hid any trace of oak or wood. However, this feminine nose also came with a more hollo...
by jordan jacobs
December 1st, 2019, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7421
Views: 461364

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

N. Justl wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Thoughts on the 15 Groth Reserve up right now?
I didn’t think it was that good of a price to motivate me to buy a wine not on my radar/buy list.
by jordan jacobs
November 29th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12566
Views: 606158

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Jumped on the hdh sale and picked up a few 09 pontet canet, 09 Pichon baron, 13 Rene rostaing brune ET blonde.
by jordan jacobs
November 23rd, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Hermitage Blanc - what to serve with it? (and decant?)
Replies: 31
Views: 1344

Re: Old Hermitage Blanc - what to serve with it? (and decant?)

maybe some sort of exotic pate?
by jordan jacobs
November 20th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1748
Views: 212425

Re: Official Costco Thread

Nick F. wrote:
November 19th, 2019, 10:29 am
Chateau Montrose st estephe 2015
99.97
Lincoln park CHICAGO
Item #1214016
Thank you. It took a village but I was able to snag a few. Great price, know I regret not getting more.
by jordan jacobs
November 18th, 2019, 10:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Temp controlled storage advice needed
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: Temp controlled storage advice needed

A suburb just north of Chicago (Deerfield).
by jordan jacobs
November 18th, 2019, 9:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Temp controlled storage advice needed
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: Temp controlled storage advice needed

it Is, but I would still need something at home
by jordan jacobs
November 18th, 2019, 9:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Temp controlled storage advice needed
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Temp controlled storage advice needed

Greetings all, I know, It’s been a Long time since I posted on this board. I need some suggestions on storage for a temporary need. I am in a home that I own but will be moving out of in 2-3 years. I will keep the place as a rental but not likely to a fellow wine geek. However, the place I am moving...
by jordan jacobs
May 18th, 2013, 10:34 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Bearserkerfest, 5/18 Sun Wah BBQ (now with all tables included)
Replies: 131
Views: 6222

Chicago Bearserkerfest, 5/18 Sun Wah BBQ (now with all tables included)

I have to drop out. Anyone interested can have my spot. Dinner is on me.
by jordan jacobs
April 29th, 2013, 3:23 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Saturday May 18, Domaine bearserkerfest sign up
Replies: 73
Views: 2133

Saturday May 18, Domaine bearserkerfest sign up

So I signed up for this and I am looking forward to attending. Can someone fill me in as to what the deal is? 40 wine geeks in a room is fun but any theme or agenda?
by jordan jacobs
April 17th, 2013, 1:22 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Berserkerfest-Sunday ****LOST AND FOUND****
Replies: 129
Views: 3728

Chicago Berserkerfest-Sunday Event 5/19 sign up

Does anyone know if there is a golf event going on?
by jordan jacobs
April 17th, 2013, 1:21 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: 5/18 Sun Wah-champagne/riesling/burgundy table (FULL)
Replies: 42
Views: 1565

5/18 Sun Wah-champagne/riesling/burgundy table (FULL)

Please let me know if a spot opens. I will bring Burg
by jordan jacobs
April 17th, 2013, 1:11 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Chicago Berserkerfest-Sunday ****LOST AND FOUND****
Replies: 129
Views: 3728

Chicago Berserkerfest-Sunday Event 5/19 sign up

Jordan, please put me down for me +1 but only the plus 1 will eat meat.
by jordan jacobs
January 11th, 2013, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: In which I host the Supper Club- Burg, Bordeaux and boeuf Bourguignon- with pics.
Replies: 21
Views: 707

Re: TN: In which I host the Supper Club- Burg, Bordeaux and boeuf Bourguignon- with pics.

Brad Kane wrote:
Walt Hoehler wrote:Sounds like a very nice supper. One question...did that bottle of Dunn 'photobomb' the group shot?
I take it you didn't notice the explanation above the photo? newhere
Very funny comment nonetheless.
by jordan jacobs
January 6th, 2013, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11180
Views: 412027

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

jordan whitehead wrote:1996 grand puy lacoste [thumbs-up.gif]

1989 meyney-corked [swearing.gif]
you have been drinking way too much bordeaux lately.
by jordan jacobs
December 29th, 2012, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Comte Senard Corton-Clos du Roi
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: TN: 1993 Comte Senard Corton-Clos du Roi

Carlos,
My bottle suggested consumption in the short term. Other notes on CT may lean otherwise.
by jordan jacobs
December 28th, 2012, 9:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1993 Comte Senard Corton-Clos du Roi
Replies: 5
Views: 199

TN: 1993 Comte Senard Corton-Clos du Roi

1993 Comte Senard Corton-Clos du Roi - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Corton Grand Cru (12/28/2012) Fairly passive and sluggish nose with scents of smoke, caramel/brown sugar, mushrooms, earth, cherries and maybe a hint of herbs. Definitely a mature profile, fruit slightly faded. Palate started ...
by jordan jacobs
December 26th, 2012, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Ilan "Charmes Chambertin" Over Several Hours
Replies: 22
Views: 989

Re: 2009 Ilan "Charmes Chambertin" Over Several Hours

Paul H Galli wrote:BTW, if any of you want to "Dump" your stash of this wine via a trade, I'll be more than willing to work with you!

TTT
Me too
by jordan jacobs
December 25th, 2012, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Big changes at the Wine Advocate- Parker reportedly cashes out and gives up editorial control
Replies: 759
Views: 40155

Re: Big changes at the Wine Advocate- Parker reportedly cashes out and gives up editorial control

I will say all I wish about Parker. I am indeed a wine critic critic. At least I play one on the internet - besides focusing on the wines themselves was so 2012.
by jordan jacobs
December 25th, 2012, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1998 Le Petit Cheval Revisited.
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: 1998 Le Petit Cheval Revisited.

Looks like a great meal. Thanks for the note on the petit cheval.
by jordan jacobs
December 24th, 2012, 11:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PICHON COMTESSE / PICHON BARON / LYNCH BAGES
Replies: 27
Views: 944

Re: PICHON COMTESSE / PICHON BARON / LYNCH BAGES

JP - thanks for posting and taking the time to put this together. Quality analysis. why not do both? first: tasting specific wines alongside eachother in order to learn to know and understand the wines, the vintages, the soil, the winemaker, the evolution of the wines over time than: buy what suits...
by jordan jacobs
December 23rd, 2012, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PICHON COMTESSE / PICHON BARON / LYNCH BAGES
Replies: 27
Views: 944

Re: PICHON COMTESSE / PICHON BARON / LYNCH BAGES

I also agree with the all of the comments posted by Mark. As to the format...interesting, but a real diservice to both the '89 vintage and Lynch Bages. First, your '89 Baron had to be off. Second, by omitting the '89 Lynch, your not including one of the best wines that the Chateau has made in the p...
by jordan jacobs
December 22nd, 2012, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Chapelle St. Theodoric Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Sablons
Replies: 2
Views: 174

TN: 2010 Chapelle St. Theodoric Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Sablons

2010 Chapelle St. Theodoric Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Sablons - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (12/22/2012) Popped and poured, admittedly this bottle deserved a long long decant. Ton of alcohol and a little heat gives way to a nose of fresh blood, new oak and after time a bit of l...
by jordan jacobs
December 22nd, 2012, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hallelujah Wine Montrose 2003
Replies: 14
Views: 408

Re: Hallelujah Wine Montrose 2003

Send me a bottle, as a burgundy lover, ill be the judge.

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