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by c fu
February 18th, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Thanks for the notes Fu! Regarding the Xavier Caillard wines: the whites are great, tough very hard to find as he makes often only 300bt for a cuvée. The most recent release was the 2004 which is drinking beautifully but still on the young side. The wines are kept in barrel untill bottling and they...
by c fu
February 18th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: APL Los Angeles
Replies: 57
Views: 1043

Re: APL Los Angeles

Looking forward to this!
by c fu
February 18th, 2019, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

I've witnessed Fu eat. And drink. It's like a Hoover vacuum, only faster, and a bit more funny. champagne.gif Chuckles doesn’t eat. He consumes . There’s a difference, and it’s a not so subtle one...... [snort.gif] My first trip to France was in 1983. I was a couple of weeks shy of turning 29. Over...
by c fu
February 17th, 2019, 1:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Really epic youtube cooking channel about Yunnan food
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Really epic youtube cooking channel about Yunnan food

Beautiful shooting & editing but most importantly really epic looking dishes from yunnan. Just subscribed , the dishes are mouth watering. She also makes really large scale dishes for her family so it's pretty cool watching how she breaks everything down. Full english captions Whole lamb on this one...
by c fu
February 17th, 2019, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10196
Views: 451566

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

patrick c albright wrote:
February 17th, 2019, 2:53 am
A 6L 2017 Drouhin Musigny.
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by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 8:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

... So we had our own Brolentine's day trip and all headed back home on the 14th. No wife? Man, she'll be pissed when you get home! Don't care for the Instagram stuff but good notes, as usual. Instagram/Imgur are the easiest way to show high res photos with albums. And I've typed up a bunch of info...
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 5:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

alan weinberg wrote:
February 16th, 2019, 5:16 pm
glad you are only there 6 days. The motherland wouldn’t survive a much longer visit. Love the notes and pix.
surprise twist, day 6 is Ryan and I leaving for the airport at 5:15am.
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Mark Y wrote:
February 16th, 2019, 4:49 pm
Gotta ask.. did Tyler spend more time
A. On an airplane
B. In bed / suffering from plague
C. Actually seeing something in Paris/Burgundy.

???

Poor guy.
Option C, but A+B might = C. [snort.gif]
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Day 4 - we drink red wine We wake early to head off to Morey St Denis for a tasting with Jeremy Seysses at Domaine Dujac . Always a treat to meet with Jeremy and of course this time was no different. He has so much knowledge to give and he gives it generously and honestly. You learn the inner worki...
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Claus Jeppesen wrote:
February 16th, 2019, 1:00 pm
This it whats it looks like:
love the Roulot Zaltos too
seems to be an imgur issue when it sends over to here, I've had the issue pop up when i was preparing the post. Apparently a couple refreshes syncs it up
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Day 3 - on the road to burgundy We woke up at the butt crack of dawn to catch our 7:20am train to Dijon. Grabbed some croissants and other baked goods from Du Pain et des Idées right when they opened at 7am. Piping hot fresh croissants out of the oven in Paris = dream breakfast. Here's us running t...
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings
Replies: 18
Views: 576

Re: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings

B Thorne wrote:
February 15th, 2019, 8:09 pm
Arby's curly fries being ranked the same as their normal fries is a sin and makes me lose faith in this entire matrix.
had the curly fries covered with cheese and brisket at the Baltimore airport. There is a God
by c fu
February 16th, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Thanks for the super well written and illustrated report Fu Love the area around Canal Saint-Martin. And love Marche Des Enfants Rouges It seems to be a bit tricky to accept privacy terms on the imgur snips or is it only me? I'm not sure I've seen the privacy term pop up, could be cause I'm logged ...
by c fu
February 15th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Day 2 - man down We lost Tyler today to the Bubonic plague. Or at least something similar. He stayed in the hotel while the rest of us ventured out into the rainy cold Paris streets. For lunch we slowly meandered a few blocks down to Clown Bar Looking over the list we couldn't really find anything ...
by c fu
February 15th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 44
Views: 2810

Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

I wanted to put in a witty thread title, but somehow I'm at work after landing in LA the evening the day before, so all my brain power has been devoted to the morning work action. Gaurav, Ryan, Tyler and I just came back from a delightful jaunt in France. Pretty short action packed trip - mistakenly...
by c fu
February 15th, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings
Replies: 18
Views: 576

Re: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings

Yes, one has to ask for well-done fries at In’n’Out. It makes them edible. I concur with the article that both McDonald’s and Steak’n’Shake fries are tasty. My wife’s from Bloomington-Normal, IL so I make sure to get the SnS fixes their. I went to the SaMo outpost once and it was not as good. agree...
by c fu
February 10th, 2019, 1:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 66
Views: 4253

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

Gotta know the right board members who buy this in pallet-sized quantities! [wink.gif] Damn LA flippers! More complaints about the unmoderated acquisition of northern Rhône wine? Guys. Our kids have expensive preschools out here in Los Angeles. Costs more than Alfert’s mortgage in Orlando. Corrupt ...
by c fu
February 8th, 2019, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3509

Re: My first Keller gmax

+2 Interesting. I’m the opposite. Hard to beat a well aged white from d’Auvenay, Coche, or Roulot. +3.14 or drc monty. Hmmm...someone told me 06 gmax sucked? [scratch.gif] [wink.gif] it's not in the same league as the 09. neener ugh 09 was so good last week. Haunting wine
by c fu
February 8th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3509

Re: My first Keller gmax

+2 Interesting. I’m the opposite. Hard to beat a well aged white from d’Auvenay, Coche, or Roulot. Would hate to do without reds but have to agree with you here. I am +2 on william And Fred. If I compiled a top 10 all time wines I’ve consumed, white wine would be on the list more than red.
by c fu
February 7th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10196
Views: 451566

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

16 Jamet! 12/14 liger belair grand vignes
by c fu
February 7th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Louis Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrières
Replies: 8
Views: 299

Re: TN: 2008 Louis Carillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrières

William Kelley wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 4:40 pm
You and me both. Did you taste the 2008 Bienvenues-Bâtard? It's high up my wish list.
Delicious when correct. The last btl was pretty advanced :( (opened 2 years ago)
by c fu
February 6th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Henri Germain et Fils Meursault 1er Cru Charmes aka Don't skip "off vintages"
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: TN: 2013 Henri Germain et Fils Meursault 1er Cru Charmes aka Don't skip "off vintages"

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
February 6th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Thanks for the note Don.

I reckon '13 is proving itself to be terrific for whites.
gonna say the same thing, I've been drinking a fair number of 2013 whites and they've been stunning wines.
by c fu
February 6th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone else get an email from SQN last week?
Replies: 14
Views: 970

Re: Anyone else get an email from SQN last week?

Spring 2009
by c fu
February 6th, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10196
Views: 451566

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

YLee wrote:
February 6th, 2019, 1:06 pm
c fu wrote:
February 6th, 2019, 10:36 am
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 2:43 pm
16 clerget versueil
same
Seeing this for $99. Any other place with better prices?
I bought across the pond.
by c fu
February 6th, 2019, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10196
Views: 451566

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 2:43 pm
16 clerget versueil
same
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 9:19 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Vegas for an almost rookie
Replies: 58
Views: 1785

Re: Vegas for an almost rookie

Alan Rath wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 5:00 pm
OK, must be another hotel nearby. But then my wife is blonde, maybe she missed it.
Vidara is next door. No casino. Same as mandarin oriental. All in the same “ring”.
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gronk has good taste. I think...
Replies: 9
Views: 1324

Re: Gronk has good taste. I think...

GRONK: "I NEED A DRINK"
Someone on the patriots: " THIS WINE HAS REALLY HIGH ALCOHOL % AND WILL GET YOU F***ED UP QUICK"
GRONK: "THAT WILL DO"

attempts to shotgun HA bottle
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Vegas for an almost rookie
Replies: 58
Views: 1785

Re: Vegas for an almost rookie

Thanks for clarifying, Charlie. Been a few years since she was there, either they've added the casino since then, or it was out of the way so you don't have to go through it to get in and out of the hotel, as you say. It was there from the beginning. You can't miss the casino. lol. It takes up the ...
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Vegas for an almost rookie
Replies: 58
Views: 1785

Re: Vegas for an almost rookie

Cosmopolitan has good dining choices. Also a good hotel choice, since (I believe) they don't have a casino. So you're not navigating through a big casino floor to get to your room (and all the smoke that goes with that). Cosmo has a casino. Cosmo is one of my favorite places to stay because instead...
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 3:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dry January: Lessons Learned
Replies: 51
Views: 2472

Re: Dry January: Lessons Learned

My wife has been getting headaches now EVERY time she drinks - used to be just when she'd be at game night with her girlfriends drinking cheap wine, now it's the good stuff, too. That will suck for her if she can't shake it! Wow, that's a bummer. Does the headache come soon after or the next day? I...
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 10:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)
Replies: 117
Views: 6599

Re: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)

aight kiddos Leaving for France friday Arrive saturday - immediately head to lunch at La Cagouille Dinner at Petit Sommelier sunday lunch - clown bar or Mr. T (haven't decided yet but have res at both) dinner - les bons george Looking to snack at enfants du marche/verre vole during the afternoon bur...
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin
Replies: 59
Views: 4516

Re: The Third Twin

Yep. Got notification. Arriving wed
by c fu
February 5th, 2019, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FedEx question
Replies: 25
Views: 717

Re: FedEx question

If it’s at a Fedex office it seems to typically be when they do a pick up (so end of day).

But it’s really convenient. Just gotta wait around for them to look for it.
by c fu
February 4th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: APL Los Angeles
Replies: 57
Views: 1043

Re: APL Los Angeles

can't wait
by c fu
February 4th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Robert, I think you are missing one - the one law school in the south that is and always has been in the top 10. https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings Of course, when I went to UVa, tuition (even out of state) was under $3,000 a year. champagne.gif And Duke hover...
by c fu
February 3rd, 2019, 10:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Also I'm probably one page away from moving this to asylum. LOL
by c fu
February 3rd, 2019, 10:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

I generally agree with you that firms hire from local schools, in the same way that my firm hires from Fordham, Brooklyn, Cardozo, etc. But I think the overall point on law firms stands - it's become a far more haves and have nots profession as the last 50 years have evolved. Just look at the distr...
by c fu
February 3rd, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Also, while law school tuitions are unbelievably high these days, even by college standards, the law student who can get jobs for the summer at major law firms make quite a bit of money that they can use to offset a portion of the cost. I have not followed this that closely, but I would think that ...
by c fu
February 3rd, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Unwanted messages
Replies: 14
Views: 965

Re: Unwanted messages

Read my last message to all of you that got it. Geez.
by c fu
February 3rd, 2019, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings
Replies: 20
Views: 600

Re: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings

natty is a more negative connotation for the term natural wine. I think most of us when we say "that wine is showing natty" it's not a good thing. It's not merely a shortening of the term. So Marcus/Adrian are mostly correct. Please use your words, "natty" has no meaning neener Do you mean feral? b...
by c fu
February 2nd, 2019, 9:46 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: APL Los Angeles
Replies: 57
Views: 1043

Re: APL Los Angeles

saul_cooperstein wrote:
February 2nd, 2019, 8:04 am
Fu. Propose a time.
7:30?

But I'm amicable to an earlier start time if need be.
by c fu
February 2nd, 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Saxum Rarities
Replies: 9
Views: 777

Re: Saxum Rarities

Great notes Steve/mark! Too bad about rocket block. I haven’t had many of them but I’ve enjoyed the ones I’ve had
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 11:10 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: APL Los Angeles
Replies: 57
Views: 1043

Re: APL Los Angeles

Preference to a bit on the later side due to traffic going into Hollywood if possible! But I know it's tough on a school night
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings
Replies: 20
Views: 600

Re: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings

Hey FuBar, is that a GG gold on the left and a Zalto on the right? Yea. I have a wine glass bag with two Zalto Bordeaux and one ggg that I have in my trunk. When I took out the bag yesterday .... and I heard the jingle of broken glass. One zalto Bordeaux broke. Sigh. So yea. Mismatched glasses :(
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Just to note - the University of Illinois is under $13,000 for a year. Many kids - including myself back in the day - have never been able to afford the expensive private schools. I'm not saying that's the way it should be but it's not a new development. 16-21k in tuition and fees. This does not co...
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 9:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9368

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Waaahhhhh! Waaaahhhhhh!! Snivel, Snivel... I'm not crying about stuff I can't afford. Nobody is ruining anything. There will always be something attractive that is beyond most of our means. There will always be the wealthy that can afford and will buy those items. However, I will take a parting sho...
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings
Replies: 20
Views: 600

Re: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings

Thanks a lot for this - will look out for these two. Regarding the wines coming off "natty" at first but improving with air - do you find this to be common? I think something like Dard & Ribo is most definitely natty but I don't have enough experience to know how much they could develop after openi...
by c fu
February 1st, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings
Replies: 20
Views: 600

Re: 2016 Martine Rouchier St. Joseph Chave & Luc bottlings

Charlie, can you explain what "natty" means? Mark- Natural wines. As he said in the opening: No sulfur/biodynamic, “natural” small production st. Joseph Fu- Thanks for the notes. I was on the fence on grabbing these from Lyle, and you may taken me over the fence Ah! Natural=Natty. I dread that we f...

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