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by J. Ashourian
March 1st, 2021, 4:44 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB '14 Jadot GC whites.
Replies: 0
Views: 108

WTB '14 Jadot GC whites.

Hi looking for a couple of bottles of the chevy, bbm, and bm. PM me. Willing to trade or buy outright. Thanks!
by J. Ashourian
January 31st, 2021, 10:40 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1990 Dom Perignon 12 bottle OCB
Replies: 0
Views: 342

1990 Dom Perignon 12 bottle OCB

Hi,
1 pristine case of 1990 DP $4,800. 3 available.

PM me.
by J. Ashourian
November 16th, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite Thomas Rivers Brown wine?
Replies: 63
Views: 4937

Re: Your favorite Thomas Rivers Brown wine?

Lyrix. If you like Cali Cabs you should be on their mailing list.
by J. Ashourian
November 8th, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Roederer rose tn
Replies: 4
Views: 336

Re: 2008 Roederer rose tn

Agree about this one. Its special. Perfectly balanced. Im glad I have some magnums.
by J. Ashourian
November 3rd, 2020, 4:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1967 Fontanafredda Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 15
Views: 536

Re: TN: 1967 Fontanafredda Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Ive just now taken notice of old Fontanafreddas after a remarkable 1964 La Grand anatta. I popped and poured, drank over two hours. Last glass was the most balanced and most glorious.
by J. Ashourian
October 12th, 2020, 12:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FT: 1990 Dujac Clos St Denis/Clos de la Roche
Replies: 1
Views: 501

FT: 1990 Dujac Clos St Denis/Clos de la Roche

A couple of bottles. Looking for some Raveneau. Cases preferred.
by J. Ashourian
October 6th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 340
Views: 24892

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

I find it hard to believe that there will be any upward momentum whatsoever on this wine for a long, long, time. Tons were made, and right behind it there are more vintages that are sure to hit the market soon. Fancy restaurants are feeling economic pain and liquidating their cellars and are (most l...
by J. Ashourian
September 4th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2017 Vogue Musigny
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: 2017 Vogue Musigny

Reduced.
by J. Ashourian
September 3rd, 2020, 5:08 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2017 Vogue Musigny
Replies: 1
Views: 498

2017 Vogue Musigny

2x 12 bottles $6,750 per 12, incl 2 day shipping. Perfect provenance, never on store shelf. Decided I don't want to wait on them.

PM me.
by J. Ashourian
August 13th, 2020, 5:17 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for 99/02 Remi Jobard Genevrieres
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Looking for 99/02 Remi Jobard Genevrieres

Looking for a some bottles of both vintages. PM me
by J. Ashourian
July 10th, 2020, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Blanc de Blancs (France, Champagne)
Replies: 9
Views: 764

Re: TN: 2008 Pol Roger Champagne Blanc de Blancs (France, Champagne)

Always found the sugary sweetness of young PRs detracting in their youth.
by J. Ashourian
July 7th, 2020, 4:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Krug : 2004 vs 164
Replies: 6
Views: 870

Re: Krug : 2004 vs 164

164 is incredible. Magnums are still available in the market.
by J. Ashourian
June 17th, 2020, 4:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most disappointing 'great' wine you've ever had?
Replies: 164
Views: 6173

Re: Most disappointing 'great' wine you've ever had?

Basically every bottle of Merchant bottled old bordeaux and Burgundy. Berry Bros, Vandermeulen, D. Sanders, etc... Ive had a bunch and maybe think its a sanitary issue in the bottling process. Most of them smell bad.
by J. Ashourian
June 15th, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Those of you lucky enough to experience '61 Lafite...
Replies: 10
Views: 858

Re: Those of you lucky enough to experience '61 Lafite...

100% Cab, I believe in '61. I would guess harvest too early or maceration issues. The '61 Ch. Margaux I had was also underwhelming when I had it 10 yrs or so ago.
by J. Ashourian
May 28th, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pontet-Canet 2019 is out - but couldn't find any review?
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: Pontet-Canet 2019 is out - but couldn't find any review?

Ok, so inflation adjusted. :)


Craig G wrote: May 28th, 2020, 6:01 am
J. Ashourian wrote: May 28th, 2020, 5:27 am Wow. Im not a buyer these days of Bordeaux, especially not en premieur but this is both 1990's pricing and alcohol levels!
2000 Pontet Canet was around $30 EP, I believe.
by J. Ashourian
May 28th, 2020, 5:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pontet-Canet 2019 is out - but couldn't find any review?
Replies: 26
Views: 2387

Re: Pontet-Canet 2019 is out - but couldn't find any review?

Wow. Im not a buyer these days of Bordeaux, especially not en premieur but this is both 1990's pricing and alcohol levels!
by J. Ashourian
May 26th, 2020, 7:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most beautiful wine labels?
Replies: 157
Views: 9345

Re: Most beautiful wine labels?

I always loved the script and colors on Antinori's Pian della Vigne
by J. Ashourian
May 12th, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1961
Replies: 38
Views: 1520

Re: 1961

I would say, at this point, theres significantly more risk in provenance with a wine that old than catching a particular wine that may still have fruit left. Ive had some great village level burgs from '61 from pristine provenance that certainly defy any expectation about them. Also had my share of ...
by J. Ashourian
April 30th, 2020, 5:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1973
Replies: 37
Views: 1612

Re: 1973

Campo Viejo or Dom Perignon. Both are drinking excellent.
by J. Ashourian
April 11th, 2020, 5:31 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2002 Dom Perignon
Replies: 2
Views: 792

Re: 2002 Dom Perignon

last bump
by J. Ashourian
March 30th, 2020, 6:39 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2002 Dom Perignon
Replies: 2
Views: 792

Re: 2002 Dom Perignon

Bump.
by J. Ashourian
March 29th, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: The Asylum
Topic: Is anyone getting weird ads?
Replies: 241
Views: 2024

Re: Website unsecure..

me too
by J. Ashourian
March 24th, 2020, 6:47 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2002 Dom Perignon
Replies: 2
Views: 792

2002 Dom Perignon

a couple original 6 packs available. Perfect in every way. $1150/6
by J. Ashourian
March 17th, 2020, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Michael Broadbent RIP
Replies: 32
Views: 2408

Re: Michael Broadbent RIP

Bad news on top of bad news. So sad to hear this. Had been hoping to meet him at some point.
by J. Ashourian
March 17th, 2020, 8:40 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Guillaume Selosse Largillier
Replies: 0
Views: 256

FS: Guillaume Selosse Largillier

I have some bottles at $350 per. Pm me.
by J. Ashourian
March 16th, 2020, 6:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2002 Dom Perignon Rose. Free shipping
Replies: 0
Views: 293

FS: 2002 Dom Perignon Rose. Free shipping

A few OCB three packs available. Perfect provenance $1,000 per, ground shipping included.
by J. Ashourian
February 28th, 2020, 6:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I need 2015 Barolo and Barbaresco recommendations please...
Replies: 28
Views: 2753

Re: I need 2015 Barolo and Barbaresco recommendations please...

2015 Martinenga is drinking great now and will into the future I imagine.
by J. Ashourian
February 18th, 2020, 5:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne (update from the caves)
Replies: 35
Views: 5067

Re: 2008 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne (update from the caves)

If theyre on riddling racks, doesnt that mean theyre still on the lees? Dont the bottles have to rest 6 mo or so post disgorgement before they are released?
by J. Ashourian
January 3rd, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping

Thanks Alan! Glad you are enjoying them!
by J. Ashourian
January 1st, 2020, 7:26 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping

Last bump- Added free shipping
by J. Ashourian
December 31st, 2019, 6:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sweetness in Pol Roger
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Sweetness in Pol Roger

Ive been drinking some 02 and 08s (Brut and BdB) and cant help but notice the level of sweetness in the youngsters that I don't get in other wines of the same vintages. Is that the house style? I know Pol Rogers are known to age very gracefully over the decades and wondering if this sweetness/richne...
by J. Ashourian
December 21st, 2019, 6:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Arlaud Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Aux Combottes
Replies: 6
Views: 885

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Arlaud Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Aux Combottes

To continue on this, I drank a bottle of their 2012 Les Noirots from Chambolle this past summer at a restaurant. The elegance and depth of fruit and overall balance of the wine is remarkable. I am in the hunt to try more of their crus as the style is right on for me.
by J. Ashourian
December 11th, 2019, 3:17 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Some Pierre Ponnelle

Alan- my message back to you is stuck in my outbox. please send me your email address
by J. Ashourian
December 11th, 2019, 5:54 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Some Pierre Ponnelle-Free Shipping
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Some Pierre Ponnelle

Alan- Never got your email. please resend.
by J. Ashourian
December 9th, 2019, 5:20 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2013 Roagna Langhe Rosso
Replies: 0
Views: 353

2013 Roagna Langhe Rosso

Bought a case, drank one, moving on to different things. 11 bottles including ground shipping. $400
by J. Ashourian
December 7th, 2019, 12:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 DRC Echexzeaux.....Decant Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1100

Re: 2007 DRC Echexzeaux.....Decant Questions

Never understand why people dont give wines like these the time they deserve. My advice is to pop and pour and spend a few hours enjoying its metamorphosis instead of trying to catch it at a more precise moment. Enjoy!
by J. Ashourian
December 4th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: N.V. Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 167eme
Replies: 32
Views: 2535

Re: TN: N.V. Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 167eme

It baffles the mind that magnums of the 164 can still be had at $400.
by J. Ashourian
November 14th, 2019, 4:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5866

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Word on the street is there will be an 08 Krug released but very very small quantities. They will be bottled only in Magnum and packaged in previously unsold (last seasons) Louis Vuitton handbags.
by J. Ashourian
November 7th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne to cellar
Replies: 13
Views: 1225

Re: Champagne to cellar

Agree on Krug 164. Have stocked up on mags.
by J. Ashourian
October 15th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 23,000 Leflaive GC and Pucelles bottles pre 2014 reconditioned at the Domaine...
Replies: 32
Views: 3588

Re: 23,000 Leflaive GC and Pucelles bottles pre 2014 reconditioned at the Domaine...

A couple thoughts here. How could the Domain process refunds? Would it be like a class action, where every single person who consumed a bottle of Leflaive comes out of the wood work and winds up with $12 each? Hard to prove your loss, is my point. Secondly, id bet the Domain is going to begin some l...
by J. Ashourian
October 7th, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $200 Champagne-The Most Pleasure NOW...?
Replies: 23
Views: 1660

Re: $200 Champagne-The Most Pleasure NOW...?

No question. 1995 heidsieck.
by J. Ashourian
October 7th, 2019, 8:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tomato/Sundried tomato Aroma and TN -- help!!
Replies: 17
Views: 974

Re: Tomato/Sundried tomato Aroma and TN -- help!!

I know what you're talking about. I get it too in older rioja. No clue what it is.
by J. Ashourian
September 26th, 2019, 5:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 152
Views: 14549

Re: 2008 Salon

Oh, and the pricing on the 08 Salon is silly. Wouldn't surprise me one bit if its announced LP group gets gobbled up by a luxury conglomerate in the coming months and they are actually buying these cases from the marketplace as a ploy to improve valuation. 8,000 cases at $8,000 is 64 balloons. Would...
by J. Ashourian
September 26th, 2019, 5:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Salon
Replies: 152
Views: 14549

Re: 2008 Salon

Very surprised at the claim there wont be any 2008 Krug. Very hard for me to believe that they would elect to conserve capital but still make a 164 with '08 base, and no vintage at all, even thought the vintage sells for 2x the mv. Conceptually, if the decision was about $, their decision is not ali...
by J. Ashourian
August 28th, 2019, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Even more preposterous...new Napa Cabernet
Replies: 56
Views: 4052

Re: Even more preposterous...new Napa Cabernet

Doubtful we will ever see an end to this phenomenon. Until people stop trying to out-douche each other, uneducated luxury-seekers will continue to believe that price (alone) is indicative of quality.
by J. Ashourian
August 6th, 2019, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pound eviscerated: buying opportunity in the UK
Replies: 154
Views: 10617

Re: Pound eviscerated: buying opportunity in the UK

BBR accepts amex. I believe they convert at the spot rate. Also, their website is very easy to use and pay. Wiring is such a hassle.
by J. Ashourian
August 2nd, 2019, 6:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where are mags of 1996 Dom Perignon
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: Where are mags of 1996 Dom Perignon

R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote: August 2nd, 2019, 6:48 am All saved for later disgorgement.

They'll be able to charge that much more for P2 and P3.

So they're holding them for ransom? :)

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