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by Corey N.
January 24th, 2020, 8:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine
Replies: 24
Views: 666

Re: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine

I’ll be curious to see your notes on day 2, cause we don’t know the meaning of “day 2” at our house. It’s odd, I ‘think’ I’m saving half a bottle, but then the next day it’s like a mini pour at a walk around tasting Such an apt description. The only way we have a true half bottle left over is when ...
by Corey N.
January 24th, 2020, 7:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine
Replies: 24
Views: 666

Re: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine

I’ll be curious to see your notes on day 2, cause we don’t know the meaning of “day 2” at our house.
by Corey N.
January 23rd, 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine
Replies: 24
Views: 666

Re: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine

Nice note. I’m super glad you liked it. I thought/hoped it would be up your alley.
by Corey N.
January 20th, 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 494
Views: 39968

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

[*] 2015 Briceland Vineyards Syrah Ishi Pishi Ranch - USA, California, North Coast, Humboldt County (12/25/2019) Simply fantastic. Dark red fruits with a pronounced hebal influence of oregano and sage. Incredibly savory and calls to mind the Northern Rhone moreso than California. Blind, this is a r...
by Corey N.
January 18th, 2020, 9:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: French Toast Anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: French Toast Anyone?

Day old Challah (the drier it is the more of the egg mixture it soaks up) best I’ve ever had. I like the challah at least a couple of days old and sliced thick. Like Chris, I usually tart up the custard with vanilla and sometimes cinammon. A couple years ago I threw some almond extract on a whim an...
by Corey N.
January 17th, 2020, 7:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 494
Views: 39968

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

A few more recent notes on wines acquired from BerserkerDay* -- would love to read yours (NOTE: sometimes I feel like scoring, sometimes I don't. There's nothing to read into it): 2008 Alpha Omega Proprietary Red - USA, California, Napa Valley (1/13/2020) Red and purple berries, cassis and herbs on ...
by Corey N.
January 15th, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.
Replies: 44
Views: 1710

Re: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.

Wine Advocate: 92 points This new cuvée from Belle-Vue is produced on a 2.04-hectare parcel. This 100% Petit Verdot wine comes from old vineyards planted in 1936, 1940 and 1950 whose average age in 2016 was 77 years. It was aged in French oak, 20% new, with 15% of production matured in amphorae. I...
by Corey N.
January 14th, 2020, 2:16 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Sabelli-Frisch - a Swede with an Italian name.
Replies: 10
Views: 1377

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Sabelli-Frisch - a Swede with an Italian name.

Adam, I love your intro and you have me intrigued. Nicely done.
by Corey N.
January 14th, 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.
Replies: 44
Views: 1710

Re: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.

You know it, so now everyone sing along, drink along . . . . This is how we do it It's Monday night and I feel alright The party's here on the Left Bank side So I reach for my Lanessan and I pop it it up Designated driver take the keys to my Rover Hit the shore 'cause I'm faded Honeys in the street...
by Corey N.
January 14th, 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12584
Views: 606838

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 6:06 am
Updating:

2013 d’yquem
Egly ouriet crayeres
1989 d’yquem
2005 climens
Krug 168
I haven't had a lot of young d'yquem, but the 13 was the best I've tried.
by Corey N.
January 14th, 2020, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.
Replies: 44
Views: 1710

Re: TN: 1999 Chateau Lanessan. This is why we do it.

Bobby, true or false, you were humming this song as you posted...

by Corey N.
January 12th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12584
Views: 606838

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A smattering of 2016 Chasse Spleen in 375 . Was just chatting with Corey and MarcF about how much we love this format , and I stumbled across these. Leve rated it 88, so I know I will love it! I kid, in part, as his note clearly describes what I like in a Cru Bdx. 2014/2015 Qupe Sawyer Lindquist Vi...
by Corey N.
January 2nd, 2020, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 Wine Resolutions
Replies: 60
Views: 2691

Re: 2020 Wine Resolutions

Buy more cherries to share with friends, but less wine overall.
by Corey N.
December 17th, 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Briceland Vineyards Pinot Noir Phelps Vineyard
Replies: 16
Views: 907

Re: TN: 2014 Briceland Vineyards Pinot Noir Phelps Vineyard

Thanks for the guidance, Andrew! Hope all's well. John, Your question about aging these wines is one that I have asked myself. I'm experimenting a bit with some older(ish) bottles that I've tucked away. My early impressions (because I'm not done with my tasting yet) are that some of the wines defin...
by Corey N.
December 11th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar
Replies: 252
Views: 11819

Re: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar

J a y H a c k wrote:
December 10th, 2019, 12:13 pm
You don;t know Leo very well, do you? He has had a six pack before lunch.
Know him? I got to third base with him, or more accurately, he got to third base with me.

Not that I'm complaining...
by Corey N.
December 9th, 2019, 8:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar
Replies: 252
Views: 11819

Re: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar

L e o F r o k i c wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 8:28 pm
Corey N. wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Plot twist: Leo has only had one white wine in his life.
A far departure from I only had 1 drink ;-)
Well that would just be ridiculous.
by Corey N.
December 9th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar
Replies: 252
Views: 11819

Re: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar

L e o F r o k i c wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 6:40 pm
Michael Bowden wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 5:59 pm
1983 Louis Jadot Le Montrachet - 68 points (lol)
Had it few times, last one in 2010 and it's probably the best white wine I ever had in my life.
Plot twist: Leo has only had one white wine in his life.
by Corey N.
August 27th, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Rapid, Unfortunate Decline of Bobby Orlando’s Palate
Replies: 40
Views: 2326

The Rapid, Unfortunate Decline of Bobby Orlando’s Palate

Dude complains about Rolland, but he’s ordering 19 Crimes.

By the case.

Alas, poor Bobby! I knew him, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.
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by Corey N.
August 14th, 2019, 7:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa wine tastings for my wife
Replies: 72
Views: 4839

Re: Napa wine tastings for my wife

I agree on the Phelps recommendation. The tasting room is unbelievably gorgeous -- rustic for rich people. A wealthy country lawwyer like you would feel right at home. We did a blending tasting there and it was very fun. I felt it was a bit scripted, but the people they hire are trained extremely we...
by Corey N.
August 13th, 2019, 2:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?
Replies: 110
Views: 5865

Re: 5 Best Oregon Pinot Noir Producers under $65

You should consider sampling on BerserkerDay as many of my favorites are usually on offer (marked with an asterisk). I like: Goodfellow* (very high toned fruits) Biggio Hamina* (you must like whole cluster) Patricia Green* (loads of SVD offerings) Eyrie (their top wines are more than you want to spe...
by Corey N.
August 13th, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: COOKBOOKS: What Are Your Top 5
Replies: 40
Views: 3266

Re: COOKBOOKS: What Are Your Top 5

I'm surprised to see so much love for the Food Lab. I think Kenji is a terrible writer, but I suppose I'm in the minority.
by Corey N.
August 12th, 2019, 10:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 3599

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 10:36 am
I’m either a whore or a politician.
Same thing.
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 10:36 am
Since lawyers are called reptiles, perhaps Chameleon is more apropos. I only care that I look good.
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by Corey N.
August 12th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 3599

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

Jay Miller wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 7:56 am
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 10th, 2019, 8:51 am
I drink and enjoy wines that the AFWE would condemn, but I see absolutely no reason to make Alfert feel better so I am not going to "confess" anything.
I know, but do it for Corey’s sake. Just think what he’s going through.
by Corey N.
August 12th, 2019, 7:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée
Replies: 12
Views: 533

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée

Oakfert. This post is a troll. He handed that glass of Baudry to his wife. Just to the left is his cocktail shaker of Martini-nelli. Shaken not stirred. RT Funny you mention it. I popped a 2009 Martinelli Syrah in Robert's honor last night. The alcohol was surprisingly well hidden, but not my cuppa...
by Corey N.
August 11th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée
Replies: 12
Views: 533

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée

Marc Frontario wrote:
August 11th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Funny Corey ...his text to me was, "imagine what the magic of Rolland could have done for the '11 Baudry vintage"
Oakfert.
by Corey N.
August 11th, 2019, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée
Replies: 12
Views: 533

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée

Owlfert just sent me a text, which reads “it’s very good, but I find myself wanting more Ovid. Lol. Don’t tell anyone.”
by Corey N.
August 11th, 2019, 1:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Tea Smoked Salmon
Replies: 14
Views: 2162

Re: Tea Smoked Salmon

Ooh, this sounds lovely. Thank you for sharing; I want to try this soon.
by Corey N.
August 9th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's talk wine club/mailing list structures.
Replies: 68
Views: 3180

Re: Let's talk wine club/mailing list structures.

If you want to pick and choose your wines for each shipment, how does winery protect themselves from members just picking the most desirable stuff and leaving behind the least attractive? I think that you hit the nail on the head as to why many people don't like clubs; noboody wants to be forced to...
by Corey N.
August 9th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let's talk wine club/mailing list structures.
Replies: 68
Views: 3180

Re: Let's talk wine club/mailing list structures.

I don't purchase from lists anymore, partly as a result of a palate shift to more old world wines. Nonetheless, I will answer: 1. Do you prefer more than 2 shipments per year? - No. Shipping is expensive, and I can almost always do better by consolidating purchases. 2. Would you like to be able to s...
by Corey N.
August 9th, 2019, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)
Replies: 67
Views: 4783

Re: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)

Craig G wrote:
August 9th, 2019, 7:05 am
He’s rising up to challenge Jay Hack in the “Any thread by X is a thread about X” category.
I think he blew by that challenge the same way a Range Rover blows by a Tesla...or the way you blew by Bobby in the mountains.
by Corey N.
August 9th, 2019, 5:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)
Replies: 67
Views: 4783

Re: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)

Jim Clary wrote:
August 7th, 2019, 8:19 pm
I love Ovid wines. Have visited and the experiences as described. Definitely worth it.
Bobby loves Ovid too, but he loves attention even more.
by Corey N.
August 8th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 3599

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 7:54 am
Ha! Check my cellar.
When I visited, you asked me to come see your fishtank and there was no fishtank. I'm not falling for that twice.
by Corey N.
August 8th, 2019, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better
Replies: 88
Views: 3599

Re: AFWE confessions - aka let us make Alfert feel better

Last year I visited DC to go to a good friend's Halloween party (he posts here on occasion). To celebrate, he popped a bottle of 2009 Pavie and told me it was a Robert Owlfert wine. When I explained that Bobby hates on Pavie, he said without a trace of irony, "yeah, but if you read his tasting notes...
by Corey N.
August 6th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bourbon barrels not just for bourbon...
Replies: 21
Views: 1188

Re: Bourbon barrels not just for bourbon...

larry schaffer wrote:
August 6th, 2019, 8:46 am
how long until there's a 'pumpkin spice' cab?
If this becomes a thing, we are holding you responsible.
by Corey N.
August 6th, 2019, 4:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness
Replies: 35
Views: 3067

Re: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness

Is it legitimate to post about expensive wines?
by Corey N.
August 5th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1969 Mayacamas Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 20
Views: 1276

Re: TN: 1969 Mayacamas Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

That note sounds a lot like the 1965 Mouton, which you grabbed for your 50th, that you opened in Orlando.
by Corey N.
July 25th, 2019, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who's going to wear the black hat?
Replies: 121
Views: 4781

Re: Who's going to wear the black hat?

Paul Luckin wrote:
July 25th, 2019, 1:24 pm
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by Corey N.
July 25th, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who's going to wear the black hat?
Replies: 121
Views: 4781

Re: Who's going to wear the black hat?

K John Joseph wrote:
July 25th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Corey N. wrote:
July 25th, 2019, 8:30 am
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Corey?
I hate you with the white hot intensity of a thousand suns.
You also said that's how much you loved him, though. At least your relationship is extremely passionate.
It's a roller coaster. I hate roller coasters.

Pass me the black hat. I'm in.
by Corey N.
July 25th, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who's going to wear the black hat?
Replies: 121
Views: 4781

Re: Who's going to wear the black hat?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Corey?
I hate you with the white hot intensity of a thousand suns.
by Corey N.
July 23rd, 2019, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Wine-Centric Title for our Fearless Leader?
Replies: 45
Views: 1608

Re: New Wine-Centric Title for our Fearless Leader?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 1:55 pm
I’m still trying to figure out what to wear to the J-Lo concert tonight!

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Things I've lost (in chronological order):
- my glasses
- my keys
- my respect for you after learning that you're going to see J-Lo
by Corey N.
July 22nd, 2019, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Alan Eden
Replies: 138
Views: 10096

Re: R.I.P. Alan Eden

AlexS wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 4:39 pm
Paul Luckin wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 4:37 pm
RIP Alan.

Will drink something special in his honor tonight. To echo others: life is short, drink well.
I'm drinking Alan's fave for him, a Napa Cab.
Hopefully young, oaky, and purchased at Binny's.
by Corey N.
July 22nd, 2019, 2:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Alan Eden
Replies: 138
Views: 10096

Re: R.I.P. Alan Eden

I'm sorry to hear about Alan's passing. While he was provocative and inscrutable at times, his love for wine was evident.

RIP Alan.
by Corey N.
July 21st, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chinese Food Wine Pairing Suggestions
Replies: 27
Views: 1005

Re: Chinese Food Wine Pairing Suggestions

I like riesling (Kab or Spat) with Chinese. Usually when we eat Chinese we are having multiple dishes, and the flavor profiles can be fairly diverse. The common thread is salt (soy sauce) and the Riesling acts as a nice foil; the sweetness would be good to tame the spice of kung pao, too. Lambrusco ...
by Corey N.
July 19th, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Worst wines you've had?
Replies: 128
Views: 6721

Re: Worst wines you've had?

Adam Frisch wrote:
July 19th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Pinotage has come up twice now. What's so bad with it? Never tried any even when I was there.
IMO, the wine tastes dirty. And not in a good way.
by Corey N.
July 19th, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Not an epicurean exploit: Failing up, spectacularly
Replies: 7
Views: 2362

Re: Not an epicurean exploit: Failing up, spectacularly

Sounds like an awful experience. It also sounds like Gaslight Brasserie in Boston.
by Corey N.
July 19th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Worst wines you've had?
Replies: 128
Views: 6721

Re: Worst wines you've had?

Meiomi Pinot Noir was awful. No varietal character whatsoever, it tasted like chewing tobacco.
by Corey N.
July 17th, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 397
Views: 27113

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

So I happened to see Marcus on Sunday. I'm pretty sure that he didn't see me, at least not until it was too late and I had already taken his wine. I laughed, he cried, a good time was had by all, but not by Marcus. I have that effect on people. We opened up 19(!) wines on Sunday, so these notes are ...
by Corey N.
July 13th, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12584
Views: 606838

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

scamhi wrote:
July 12th, 2019, 2:05 am
1986 Mouton Rothschild (4b) put a bid at the opening price and no one else bid... score!
Fantastic!
by Corey N.
July 12th, 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your best/favorite/cleverest words or phrases seen in a WB post
Replies: 22
Views: 1187

Re: Your best/favorite/cleverest words or phrases seen in a WB post

All of you are wrong, but most especially Brian. The correct answer is "callipygian" used by the wonderful Davy Strange. The term means "having well-shaped buttocks." The note in which he first used the word: NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES ‘CLOS DES FOURCHES’ 2007, DOMAINE JAQUES-FREDERIC MUGNIER Lovely ripe c...
by Corey N.
June 28th, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend
Replies: 90
Views: 3032

Re: Friday Poll time, $1000 to spend

K John Joseph wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 9:25 am
Corey N. wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 9:23 am
Larry Chmel wrote:
June 28th, 2019, 9:13 am
A vodka margarita?
Exactly.

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Make sure you give all of your college age kids the recipe.
10/10 that Alfert has passed that on to his son.

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