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by Ethan Abraham
May 17th, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fun stats with CellarTracker, Part Deux - Pandemic Edition
Replies: 6
Views: 455

Re: Fun stats with CellarTracker, Part Deux - Pandemic Edition

There's probably something to be said for people being at home affecting their ability to log purchases into CT in a timely manner
by Ethan Abraham
May 17th, 2020, 3:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1519
Views: 81168

Re: What did you cook tonight?

First attempt at a brisket on the BGE. Slightly dryer than I would have liked but tasted great.
by Ethan Abraham
May 15th, 2020, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ponsot wines without Laurent?
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Ponsot wines without Laurent?

Michael Bowden wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 6:11 pm
Ethan Abraham wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 2:10 pm
Who currently makes the chezeaux/ponsot wines? Presumably it's the domaine, not laurent?
Laurent is.
Thanks
by Ethan Abraham
May 15th, 2020, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ponsot wines without Laurent?
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Ponsot wines without Laurent?

Who currently makes the chezeaux/ponsot wines? Presumably it's the domaine, not laurent?
by Ethan Abraham
May 14th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1753
Views: 107089

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Grabbed some of the mousse anecdote. Don't recall tasting it at the big tasting in the fall but I liked their wines.
by Ethan Abraham
May 13th, 2020, 2:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Earn your stripes, nouvelle vague Burgundians.
Replies: 18
Views: 1046

Re: Earn your stripes, nouvelle vague Burgundians.

Amen.

Though then we'll be complaining when they go to roulot pricing or are simply unattainable in a few years.
by Ethan Abraham
May 13th, 2020, 3:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aging Oregon chardonnay
Replies: 111
Views: 4429

Re: Aging Oregon chardonnay

This thread is excellent and inspired me to order some Goodfellow chards to compare with and also age for future comparison with the Walter Scott's I got a few weeks ago. Great to see multiple winemakers with different strategies and opinions have a respectful and interesting discussion.
by Ethan Abraham
May 11th, 2020, 5:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Chartogne-Tallet 2013 Chemin de Reims BdB
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: TN: Chartogne-Tallet 2013 Chemin de Reims BdB

Loved this at the Skurnick tasting and picked up some bottles.
by Ethan Abraham
May 9th, 2020, 6:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Vireuils
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Vireuils

I imagine this was less than $100 on release wholesale.
by Ethan Abraham
May 8th, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24018

Re: Another Flannery PSA

deadhorse Are those the short ribs? Man that looks good [cheers.gif] Yeah basically the thing I smoke the most on the bge. My family doesn't like the mess and difficulty of regular ribs, brisket takes too long, I haven't quite gotten pulled pork down yet...these are easy and take about 5-6 hours. I ...
by Ethan Abraham
May 7th, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24018

Re: Another Flannery PSA

deadhorse Yeah we’d planned to get the outdoor kitchen and cellar finished this spring but I don’t want contractors in and out of the house until we have a better handle on the covid situation. If you're putting a bge in anyway you could just get it now. AFAIK there's no special built in version, yo...
by Ethan Abraham
May 7th, 2020, 9:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24018

Re: Another Flannery PSA

yeah that's a non-starter; I'll get both BGE and built in gas soon once the kitchen is built but no stop-gaps unless that's what I want to keep long term. Exactly my current setup...bge and Weber gas. Though not built in. Yeah we’d planned to get the outdoor kitchen and cellar finished this spring ...
by Ethan Abraham
May 7th, 2020, 8:02 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24018

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Don’t have a grill so not an option. Outdoor kitchen delayed by pandemic. Weber kettle costs the same as a bottle of 1er Cru burgundy. Worth every penny and unlike the wine you can sell it when you're done with it. yeah that's a non-starter; I'll get both BGE and built in gas soon once the kitchen ...
by Ethan Abraham
May 7th, 2020, 3:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24018

Re: Another Flannery PSA

If you're going to reverse sear would you guys dry brine the tri-tips with a dry rub? Tri-tips are made to be grilled. Don’t have a grill so not an option. Outdoor kitchen delayed by pandemic. Weber kettle costs the same as a bottle of 1er Cru burgundy. Worth every penny and unlike the wine you can...
by Ethan Abraham
May 5th, 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 71
Views: 3355

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

For those in NY & CT, Fleisher’s Craft Butchery carries a Finger Lakes Pasture Raised Chicken that blows the Green Circle Chicken away. We love it. When you order, make sure you get the right one as they also carry Green Circle. Their pork and beef are excellent too. Fleischers lamb is ridiculous t...
by Ethan Abraham
May 4th, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL
Replies: 108
Views: 9026

Re: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL

I put a bunch of bids on 2017 burgs in the zachys auction a little below retail. Everything went above currently-available retail. Of course there is the "pay a small premium to buy in one place" argument but most were not huge lots. Union square had roumier chambolle for 200 for weeks and it hamme...
by Ethan Abraham
May 4th, 2020, 5:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL
Replies: 108
Views: 9026

Re: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL

I put a bunch of bids on 2017 burgs in the zachys auction a little below retail. Everything went above currently-available retail. Of course there is the "pay a small premium to buy in one place" argument but most were not huge lots. Union square had roumier chambolle for 200 for weeks and it hammer...
by Ethan Abraham
May 3rd, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?
Replies: 116
Views: 3435

Re: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?

As I spent a few hours recently organizing my wine fridge and storage closet, I do realize I appreciate some sort of distinctive marking either on a capsule or on the top of the cork.
by Ethan Abraham
May 2nd, 2020, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producers you wish you had more of
Replies: 66
Views: 2963

Re: Producers you wish you had more of

I'll specifically interpret this is producers that I COULD have had more of, but didn't, that I was buying when I could have but didn't get enough Obviously I'd love to have some Roumier or Mugnier or Leroy in my cellar but given I got into Burgundy fairly late this wasn't an option. So my list: All...
by Ethan Abraham
May 2nd, 2020, 6:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy styled wines
Replies: 29
Views: 814

Re: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy styled wines

So besides California and British Columbia, are there any regions where, say, Cabernet and pinot grow within 10-20 miles of each other (and not just as a curiosity)? I guess in the US you have some of this in the finger lakes. Anywhere in Europe?
by Ethan Abraham
May 2nd, 2020, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Northern Rhone?
Replies: 26
Views: 2205

Re: 2019 Northern Rhone?

I have yet to even taste a 17 or 18!
by Ethan Abraham
April 30th, 2020, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: German Riesling Recommendations
Replies: 79
Views: 2494

Re: German Riesling Recommendations

All good suggestions. Falkenstein, weiser-kunstler, Julian haart, Schloss lieser all in mosel-saar often come in under $25. In general spatlese and auslese (ie sweeter) will be more expensive than the kabinett or basic estate wines (dry or just off dry). Donnhoff makes both types of estate wines usu...
by Ethan Abraham
April 30th, 2020, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy styled wines
Replies: 29
Views: 814

Re: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy styled wines

Arnot Roberts makes pretty much everything too...Cabernet Pinot, chard, syrah, Gamay, Riesling/sylvaner, zin, trousseau, ribolla gailla. I guess no white bordeaux or Rhone grape!
by Ethan Abraham
April 30th, 2020, 3:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy styled wines
Replies: 29
Views: 814

Re: Producing both Bordeaux and Burgundy wines

I found this question very confusing, because Bordeaux and Burgundy aren't situated particularly close to each other. I think OP is talking more about California, where great Pinot and great cab can grow a few miles apart. Not completely unknown in Europe though. I think Uli Stein makes both Pinot ...
by Ethan Abraham
April 29th, 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese
Replies: 92
Views: 2122

Re: TN: 2001 Joh. Jos. Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese

I had a 375 recently of the GK. Really does need another decade but a day open in the fridge gave some good peeks as to what it will be.
by Ethan Abraham
April 29th, 2020, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyard
Replies: 7
Views: 584

Re: TN: 2018 Walter Scott Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyard

I just took delivery of a mixed case. Coravined a glass of the Cuvee Anne chard last night next to a glass of 2016 Boillot Mouchere. I must say they were remarkably similar, probably not surprising given similar abv, both have a bit of new oak, etc. I have limited experience with Oregon chard but th...
by Ethan Abraham
April 29th, 2020, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gilman's new issue - essay on serving wine
Replies: 99
Views: 3717

Re: Gilman's new issue - essay on serving wine

I rarely decant, but more for practical reasons. I get home from work (well, whenever that happens again) about 20 minutes before dinner, which is, on a good day, a 20 minute affair. So what's the point? I'll usually pour another glass at the end of dinner and I can follow that a bit once the kids a...
by Ethan Abraham
April 29th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Yum! Fourrier and PYCM old vine bottlings
Replies: 4
Views: 461

Re: Yum! Fourrier and PYCM old vine bottlings

Do Fourrier ever shut down?
by Ethan Abraham
April 29th, 2020, 3:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1408
Views: 82699

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

not if you've had both. The 08 slays the 12. At least up till now, who knows in 10 years. I have had both in the last year. I thought neither was drinking well but felt like the 12 had more potential. I prefer the 07 for now over either. Maybe I’ll dig some out and do a little tasting. the 08 is f*...
by Ethan Abraham
April 28th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1408
Views: 82699

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Ethan Abraham wrote:
April 28th, 2020, 2:52 pm
Fair enough pricing on the Vosne village, I love that 08
Apparently others do too...missed on that and the 12.
by Ethan Abraham
April 28th, 2020, 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1408
Views: 82699

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Fair enough pricing on the Vosne village, I love that 08
by Ethan Abraham
April 26th, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13324
Views: 649668

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Jeff Rosenberg wrote:
April 26th, 2020, 11:09 am
Geoff F. wrote:
April 26th, 2020, 10:07 am
Mixed case of 2018 Walter Scott Pinot and Chardonnay
Did I miss the email?
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by Ethan Abraham
April 25th, 2020, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What should the retailer do here?
Replies: 29
Views: 2140

Re: What should the retailer do here?

I'd say the usual is they send you the bottle you ordered and if they want it back, they send you a prepaid shipper for the Chablis.

Fwiw that Chablis is more like a $50-65 wine
by Ethan Abraham
April 22nd, 2020, 3:24 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: #
Replies: 1
Views: 417

Re: JAMET-Cote Rotie

Original release or recent late release? (Ie old or new label?)
by Ethan Abraham
April 20th, 2020, 2:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

Glen Gold wrote:
April 20th, 2020, 1:01 pm
Next: Bordeaux futures follow oil futures.
I'm looking forward to being paid to take delivery of bordeaux.
by Ethan Abraham
April 20th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Lovers Against Corona Auction (Klaus-Peter and Julia Keller)
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Re: Wine Lovers Against Corona Auction (Klaus-Peter and Julia Keller)

Up to 20 lots now...and there's some Juuuuuuuuuuuuuuge.
by Ethan Abraham
April 20th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2439
Views: 149835

Re: New York City Restaurants

The only food I miss during these self isolation times is sushi. And I really, really miss it. We've obviously been cooking a ton and frankly have only ordered in (pizza) twice in the past five weeks. I do miss sushi, but that lack of places that I really enjoy by us makes it an easy pass for me. W...
by Ethan Abraham
April 19th, 2020, 6:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Exploring Chambolle Musigny affordably? (Drouhin?)
Replies: 87
Views: 2663

Re: Exploring Chambolle Musigny affordably? (Drouhin?)

YLee wrote:
April 19th, 2020, 6:11 am
Not sure what the reason is for no one having h-l village on WS but stores had 'em last year.
Panzer and zachys both have the 17 for $59

Edit - never mind though you.mean hudelot noellat
by Ethan Abraham
April 19th, 2020, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Exploring Chambolle Musigny affordably? (Drouhin?)
Replies: 87
Views: 2663

Re: Exploring Chambolle Musigny affordably? (Drouhin?)

Barthod bourgogne is very nearly chambolle, runs about $50.

As much as we complain about auction prices, occasionally you can find steals in mixed lots of non-blue-chip producers. Heck even a case of Bruno clair chambolle veroilles hammered for 75/bottle yesterday.
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1519
Views: 81168

Re: What did you cook tonight?

From a recent d'artagnan delivery, roast chicken with potatoes and their mixed mushrooms.
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

Utterly gutted today. I guess a plebeian git like me will never have the dosh to afford proper Burgundy. Heading back to the cellar for some plonk to drown my sorrows. I really thought with restaurants probably not playing that prices would be coming down some. that will be later. Wines had to get ...
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

If you don't need to drink drc/Leroy/coche and wanted to pick up some 14/15/16s there were some very nice deals at the end. 16s - gouges prulier for $75, thibault liger belair LSG for 85, groffier sentiers for 120...etc Do those numbers include hammer and tax? Look like good prices. Not tax but yes...
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL
Replies: 108
Views: 9026

Re: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL

Ding ding ding. Compare the quantities available to auction to the quantities your typical retailer might get. For example 2016 lafarge ducs, two retailers I know got 3 and 6 bottles, respectively. So if a consumer wants to get even a 6-pack he/she can either work multiple retailer connections (and ...
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 3:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Quarantine Wines
Replies: 45
Views: 2224

Re: Best Quarantine Wines

2016 Boillot mouchere 2012 Carlisle two acres A few 2018 rieslings - falkenstein kab feinherb and haart piesporter 05 chezeaux vaucrains. All drinking well...have opened some bottles that will be better in 10 years but weren't showing great now (looking at you 2013 benetiere and a bunch of 2014 burgs)
by Ethan Abraham
April 18th, 2020, 3:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

If you don't need to drink drc/Leroy/coche and wanted to pick up some 14/15/16s there were some very nice deals at the end. 16s - gouges prulier for $75, thibault liger belair LSG for 85, groffier sentiers for 120...etc
by Ethan Abraham
April 17th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

Interestingly bidding seemed to calm down quite a bit once "working from home" hours ended.
by Ethan Abraham
April 17th, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: HDH Burgundy Auction
Replies: 50
Views: 2729

Re: HDH Burgundy Auction

A. So wrote:
April 17th, 2020, 1:58 pm
Like a friend of mine said, the buying demographic is not part of the 20m US initial jobless claims.
And most.of them are now working at home.

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