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by M Mager
January 24th, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)
Replies: 57
Views: 2760

Re: Eating and Drinking in Washington (mostly Seattle area)

There was also a place that used to be on Lake Union and downtown, whose name I cannot for the life of me remember. I want to say McCarthy & Schiering but that is obviously wrong. From what I can tell it is no longer around -- but they used to have an enormous fresh sheet -- and the food was very g...
by M Mager
December 14th, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Another "Mystery Reveal"... The "Rioja Mystery" from late last June is the 2012 CVNE Imperial Gran Reserva. Mystery price was $56.70, which is a decent amount less than I would have paid for this wine at retail around here. Given that I'm a fan of more traditional style Rioja, and definitely enjoy t...
by M Mager
November 16th, 2019, 3:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia
Replies: 14
Views: 1001

Re: TN: 2004 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia

I opened a 1996 LdH Blanco Gran Reserva Tondonia with paella several months ago. It was my ROTY ("R" for revelation). I found it a beautiful complex work of art, with too many fruits, flowers, nuts and spices to describe. Perfectly proportioned flavors and acid, and just the right amount of oxidati...
by M Mager
November 15th, 2019, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia
Replies: 14
Views: 1001

Re: TN: 2004 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia

Thanks for these notes and thoughts, guys. To Jayson's comments, I guess I'm most surprised that a 2004 Bianco is open for business in any way this early. Would love to hear from those who have some decent exposure to this cuvee whether they think the winemaking has changed in the last few years. I...
by M Mager
October 8th, 2019, 5:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Heart of the Hill
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: TN: 2016 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Heart of the Hill

2016 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Heart of the Hill - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley, Red Mountain (10/8/2019) Consumed over two evenings, and it changed quite a lot from night one to night two. On first opening it was a wall of dark fruit, and nearly concealed its structure. Night two it opene...
by M Mager
September 28th, 2019, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

If it is anything other than Huet, Jon has bested his record for clever deception. I don't think he is trying to fool anyone this time. Well, I have other reasons to believe 2018 Huet has just become available in Seattle market. pretty sure that's what he's offering. As expected, this was Huet. The...
by M Mager
September 19th, 2019, 3:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grenache Day, Sept 20
Replies: 19
Views: 825

Re: Grenache Day, Sept 20

Beer?... [stirthepothal.gif]
by M Mager
September 13th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia
Replies: 37
Views: 2779

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia

Lopez is probably my gold standard, though it does take time. If the 94 GR a few months back was infantile (albeit in a way that makes infanticide seem right), the 06 Reserva must be downright fetal. I agree completely on the GRs. In my opinion, all three of the red GRs released from '90s vintages ...
by M Mager
September 5th, 2019, 10:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

PeterH wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 9:00 pm
If it is anything other than Huet, Jon has bested his record for clever deception. I don't think he is trying to fool anyone this time.
Well, I have other reasons to believe 2018 Huet has just become available in Seattle market. pretty sure that's what he's offering.
by M Mager
August 28th, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Rapid, Unfortunate Decline of Bobby Orlando’s Palate
Replies: 40
Views: 2326

Re: The Rapid, Unfortunate Decline of Bobby Orlando’s Palate

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 8:24 am
Of course this could be entirely staged to save face, but these boxes have a smattering of each of the following:


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Not sure why the 2001 Montrose is missing.

Good stuff!
Is that "merican oak wine" I see there in the upper left corner? 😉
by M Mager
August 25th, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Viña Gravonia
Replies: 15
Views: 1100

Re: TN: 2010 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Viña Gravonia

Best description of the style of RLdH whites I've heard, "... oxidative, not oxidated ..."
by M Mager
August 25th, 2019, 8:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Viña Gravonia
Replies: 15
Views: 1100

Re: TN: 2010 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Viña Gravonia

Where did you get the 2010? It's only showing at one store in California. Everyplace else has the 2009. Hi John, I got this wine and the 05 Tondonia Blanco At Vinopolos In PDX Think Global must have brought in a shipment to west coast recently. Cru just made some of both those blancos available at ...
by M Mager
August 18th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

The "2018 Mystery Bourgogne Blanc" offer from Feb 15th == Lamblin & Fils "Cepage Chardonnay"; offered at $9.98/bottle First I've ever heard of this producer. As best I can tell, they have small domaine holdings in Chablis, but are primarily a negotiant (mostly in Burgundy, but also a bit in the Lang...
by M Mager
August 13th, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia
Replies: 55
Views: 2867

Re: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia

Say you had a single bottle of 2009, would you drink it sooner rather than later? I usually like my roses and whites within a year or two of vintage date. Obviously this wine is a different animal. I’m not trying to let it sit for a decade, but not sure if it would greatly benefit from a year or tw...
by M Mager
August 12th, 2019, 10:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lunch with 12 Spanish wines and 3 from Portugal from vintages from 52` 64`, 76` 83` and younger
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Lunch with 12 Spanish wines and 3 from Portugal from vintages from 52` 64`, 76` 83` and younger

Blake,

Your comments indicate that the 2004 Bosconia is a Gran Reserva. Are you sure about that? As far as I know, the current release of GR Bosconia is the 95. The bottle you show in pic looks like the Reserva. Where were you able to find a 2004 GR?

Michael
by M Mager
July 26th, 2019, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia
Replies: 55
Views: 2867

Re: TN: 2009 R. Lopez Heredia Rose - Vina Tondonia

Wait, people actually drink this wine?!? I thought it had become some sort of commodity. I do think it's a really nice and interesting wine...for the regular retail price of $30-$40. I suspect the hype will die out eventually and we'll be able to find it for that again, once in a while. I can under...
by M Mager
July 3rd, 2019, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Today's update -- Battle with Amex. I was fortunate to only have a few hundred $$ in outstanding recent orders which Amex credited to me (at the time). https://docs.bmcgroup.com/en/384/20190702-1.pdf Just curious -- what's the relationship between the issue you've indicated here and Garagiste? This...
by M Mager
June 19th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia
Replies: 37
Views: 2779

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia

Robert,

Welcome to the dark side...

Come up to the PacNW for a tri. We'll pop a few of their Gran Reservas. You'll forget all about that Bordeaux stuff. 😎

The 2006 is just a baby at this point.
by M Mager
June 14th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

PeterH wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 1:46 pm
I was thinking Gorman.
http://www.gormanwinery.com/?page_id=39
I hope it's not Gorman. His wines are the poster-child for just about everything that I dislike in WA wines and winemaking. "Spinal Tap" wines...

Michael
by M Mager
June 14th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Anyone have a clue what this "Mystery of mystery" wine is today? Most guesses on these are wrong, and mine probably will be, too. That being said, my first thought was Soos Creek Winery. They make a bunch of different Bdx blends, I've seen their wines a number of times on closeout sites, and I thou...
by M Mager
May 24th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: TN: 2010 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille

N1CKW0LF wrote:
May 24th, 2019, 9:05 am
What are the big 4 from Cadence?
They produce 4 single vineyard wines:

Bel Canto - Cara Mia Vineyard
Camerata - Cara Mia Vineyard
Ciel du Cheval Vineyard
Tapteil Vineyard


Michael
by M Mager
May 24th, 2019, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: TN: 2010 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille

2010 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille - USA, Washington, Columbia Valley (5/20/2019) Opened by a friend. Uncorked but not decanted 3 hours before drinking. The best of the 3 Washington reds we drank that last weekend. 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot. Rich purple ...
by M Mager
May 20th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will the Yakima Valley AVA Ever Produce Wines that Rival Great Bordeaux Blends in Cali & France?
Replies: 82
Views: 4423

Re: Will the Yakima Valley AVA Ever Produce Wines that Rival Great Bordeaux Blends in Cali & France?

Chuck Miller wrote:
May 20th, 2019, 8:32 pm
I am not convinced WA wines will age quite as long nor develop the same complexity as Bordeaux can, but they can and do age 20-30 years, and the quality is excellent.
Point taken; however, if any current winemaker in WA can, I would put my money on folks like Ben & Gaye....

Michael
by M Mager
May 20th, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will the Yakima Valley AVA Ever Produce Wines that Rival Great Bordeaux Blends in Cali & France?
Replies: 82
Views: 4423

Re: Will the Yakima Valley AVA Ever Produce Wines that Rival Great Bordeaux Blends in Cali & France?

Kris Patten wrote:
May 20th, 2019, 7:01 pm
I'd like to see you make a Horse Heaven Hills...
For me, this is without a doubt the most underrated AVA in WA state (especially for Cab Sauv, as well as for Mourvedre...)

Michael
by M Mager
May 20th, 2019, 8:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 14 Portuguese wines, not Port?
Replies: 30
Views: 1580

Re: Age-worthy, classic Portugese wines, not Port?

Colares! Some threads here about these wonderful, idiosyncratic wines. And they age so effortlessly. I’ve had a few from the 1960s over the last couple of years. Yep. These are about as close to immortal as you can get, besides Madeira. Been thinking about opening a '69, but worried it's still a ba...
by M Mager
May 3rd, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 Huet secs have shit the bed
Replies: 69
Views: 4103

Re: 2012 Huet secs have shit the bed

I opened a 2012 Le Mont Sec a couple months ago. I remember thinking that wine was in a really good place when I tasted it, but maybe just a bit more evolved than I would have expected. No where near what you describe in the one you had, and certainly nothing I would have thought of as impending pre...
by M Mager
April 27th, 2019, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

For those who are interested in this stuff... The "Tuscan Surprise" mystery wine offer from Oct 2018 = 2013 Castello di Gabbiano CC Gran Selezione "Bellezza". Seems like a pretty good buy at $20/per. Michael Here's an excerpt of the original offer e-mail: Ok folks, this one is a doozy! Amid the Rhon...
by M Mager
April 24th, 2019, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille
Replies: 20
Views: 941

Re: TN: 2004 Betz Family Cabernet Sauvignon Père de Famille

Joshua- Yes, likely a good buy. They're pretty brooding and quite unyielding in their youth, though, especially the Bordeaux-style blends (in this offer, the Pere de Famille and Clos de Betz), so I'd strongly suggest buying if you're willing to wait for quite some time for them to show their best. ...
by M Mager
April 7th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 54
Views: 2324

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

One question I have: why are the Bosconia Gran Reservas so much more expensive than the Tondonia Gran Reservas? The regular Reservas are similar in price. For the Reservas, that is not the case for new release pricing here in the PacNW. In almost all vintages, I see the red Tondonia priced higher t...
by M Mager
April 6th, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 54
Views: 2324

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

81 and 82 were fantastic years in Rioja. Unlike 2006. LdH will make and bottle in years like 2002 and 2006, and the wines are good, but those are wines I'd drink younger rather than older. Interesting then that RLdH did not declare any GRs (at least as far as I know) in '82 - neither of the Tondoni...
by M Mager
April 6th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 54
Views: 2324

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

Bought a case of '06's a month or so ago, the evening after drinking a really beautiful '81 at lunch with a friend. It was truly a revelation on how mouth filling & feminine these Bosconia's become with time. So, following the formula - hold until 2044. Oops. The 81s are by far the best wines I've ...
by M Mager
April 5th, 2019, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 54
Views: 2324

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

Bought a case of '06's a month or so ago, the evening after drinking a really beautiful '81 at lunch with a friend. It was truly a revelation on how mouth filling & feminine these Bosconia's become with time. So, following the formula - hold until 2044. Oops. The 81s are by far the best wines I've ...
by M Mager
April 5th, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia
Replies: 54
Views: 2324

Re: TN: 2006 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Bosconia

Anyone try the 06 Tondonia Reserva? Opened one a couple months ago, just after this vintage finally hit the market locally here in Seattle. As usual, when I crack a bottle of a new release Reserva, I find myself saying "... yep, tastes like an RLdH reserva, but it's way too young to drink now ..."....
by M Mager
March 23rd, 2019, 9:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Buy Every Vintage of X? Why or why not?
Replies: 51
Views: 3020

Re: Buy Every Vintage of X? Why or why not?

For me, all the RLdH wines. Gran Reserva, Reserva, and Crianza. Red, white, and rose. Tondonia, Bosconia, Cubillo, and Gravonia. Every vintage I've been able to get and, for the foreseeable future, every one I can. Everyone with the common attributes of the family, yet distinctive in some ways. Drin...
by M Mager
March 22nd, 2019, 8:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley (USA, Washington, Columbia Valley)
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: TN: 2013 Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley (USA, Washington, Columbia Valley)

John, along with Cadence and Betz, Abeja is one of my reference producers from my home state. I'd posit that your drinking windows is vastly conservative. the 2006 of this wine that i opened a while ago was no where near at peak.

Michael
by M Mager
March 22nd, 2019, 3:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Thanks for the vote of confidence. And the excellent hindsight, I'll have you predict last week's lotto numbers for me. My post was intended to educate others about the risks of the Mystery Wine deal. I guess I buy from Garagiste for variety (been buying from him since 2006 when I saw his offer on ...
by M Mager
March 22nd, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

1) he does not sell wine unless he gets it at a significant discount... I'm not sure this is universally the case. Rimmerman moves a lot of classified Bordeaux, Prum, Huet, et al. I would be very surprised if any of those cellars are cutting Jon any deals. Well, at least from my perspective, his Hu...
by M Mager
March 22nd, 2019, 3:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

It seems there are a lot of Rimmerman bashers here in the forum. I bought quite a bit of wine from him several years ago and was overall pleased with my purchases, including the prices. Some I liked more than others but there wasn't anything I'd consider bad or not worth it. He does know how to hyp...
by M Mager
March 22nd, 2019, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3589
Views: 345871

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

I'm flummoxed by the outrage on this one. Makes me wonder if anyone actually read those three offer e-mails... First mystery offer was June 2018. After discounting the usual Rimmerman hype and blathering, there isn't anything in that offer that I would say is not true. And, at least to me, $39 for 2...
by M Mager
March 5th, 2019, 2:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Amore for Amarone?
Replies: 51
Views: 3242

Re: Amore for Amarone?

Marshall H wrote:
March 4th, 2019, 11:48 am
I'd also love to hear pairing suggestions.
One of my favorite pairings for Amarone is with any sort of larger game - wild boar, elk, venison, etc.

Michael
by M Mager
February 24th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best $20 Rioja
Replies: 71
Views: 5744

Re: Best $20 Rioja

an 8 vintage gap + traditional Rioja being "rediscovered" during that gap...
by M Mager
February 24th, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1747
Views: 212374

Re: Official Costco Thread

I see a stray stack of Gouges there once every blue moon. Problem for me is that I'm 55, and just not sure I'll be here long enough before these vintages are ready...
by M Mager
February 23rd, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best $20 Rioja
Replies: 71
Views: 5744

Re: Best $20 Rioja

John Glas wrote:
February 23rd, 2019, 2:42 pm
M Mager send in 11 of your friends.
Problem is that many of my friends also like this wine. Three of them grabbed a bottle each for themselves. Doubt that the other 8 stayed around for long...

Michael
by M Mager
February 23rd, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best $20 Rioja
Replies: 71
Views: 5744

Re: Best $20 Rioja

Vina Alberdi is my go to at around $20. Marques de Murrieta Reserva is also a nice option. I haven’t seen LdH Cubillo under $24 in ages.... Keep in mind this thread is from 2012 ;)... I realized that when someone suggested Tondonia rosado for <$25 Well, the Tondonia rosado hasn't gone up all that m...
by M Mager
February 22nd, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best $20 Rioja
Replies: 71
Views: 5744

Re: Best $20 Rioja

Dav1d S@wyer wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 10:48 am
I haven’t seen LdH Cubillo under $24 in ages....
That's about what I've paid over the last couple years for both the 2008 and 2009 vintages of Cubillo. Still available here in Seattle area for $25 or less...

Michael
by M Mager
February 19th, 2019, 8:13 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Updated Loire Chenin, CDP & Washington Reds - For Seattle pick up only
Replies: 19
Views: 2783

Re: FS: Various wines (WA, S Rhône & CA Chard) - For Seattle pick up only

Scott Tallman wrote:
February 19th, 2019, 6:44 pm
Adam Noble wrote:
February 19th, 2019, 6:09 pm
I'd love that LdH
Unfortunately that bottle & the Huets are spoken for.
:-)
by M Mager
February 12th, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 77
Views: 6971

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

Michael The issue with the Lopez Rose is that they stopped making it for a moment. It’s popularity skyrocketed when The NY Times wrote an article about the winery and rose. At that time I think they were a few vintages of already not making it. They then started back up. It was always held back bef...
by M Mager
February 11th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 77
Views: 6971

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

It is definitely highly allocated But what do you mean by that? There's a big difference between a small-production wine and an odd-ball one that's hard to sell so the importer and distributor don't have much of it. It’s not an import problem - it’s production. It’s highly sought after even in Spai...
by M Mager
February 11th, 2019, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 77
Views: 6971

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

And what's weird is that prior to the 2008 release it just sat on the shelves. I bought it and a bunch of our friends bought it but there was very little demand. I remember seeing the 2000 on shelves years ago too. I guess it's kind of a microcosm for how much the wine world has changed in eight ye...
by M Mager
February 9th, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 77
Views: 6971

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

Lopez de Heredia rosado. Barely any of the most recent vintage (2008) came into the Seattle area. my usual local retail source couldn't get any (even though I buy a bunch of RLdH through him). Finally found a different source who got all of 1 case. One bottle per person limit. Michael How much was ...

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