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by Dave McIsaac
September 24th, 2020, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is this a first??
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Is this a first??

I just got email from First Bottle pimping the 2016 Pontet-Canet, complete with reviewers scores.

Here they are:

WE - 100

VN - 99

WA - 98+

JD - 98

Drum roll, please.....

James Suckling - 97

Have you ever seen this before??
by Dave McIsaac
September 19th, 2020, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 10cc
Replies: 14
Views: 1021

Re: 10cc

Paging Craig G, paging Craig G........... [popcorn.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
September 16th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710847

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

J.Vizuete wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 8:19 am
Neal.Mollen wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 7:21 am
William Kelley wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 7:19 am


Yeah, almost ready...
Still drinking through my 17s
1917s that is
Paging Craig G, paging Craig G........
by Dave McIsaac
September 16th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710847

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

J.Vizuete wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 8:19 am
Neal.Mollen wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 7:21 am
William Kelley wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 7:19 am


Yeah, almost ready...
Still drinking through my 17s
1917s that is
Paging Craig G, paging Craig G........
by Dave McIsaac
September 15th, 2020, 12:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1997 Anniversary Wines - Recommendations?
Replies: 59
Views: 1964

Re: Auctions

Hart Davis Hart
by Dave McIsaac
September 5th, 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710847

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

AD Northup wrote:
September 4th, 2020, 5:18 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
September 4th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Grabbed 3 more bottles of the 2016 Produttori del Barbaresco barbaresco...... in the PA State Store, of all places......Left one for some lucky soul!
How much? Might have to head into town tomorrow...
$50
by Dave McIsaac
September 4th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710847

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Grabbed 3 more bottles of the 2016 Produttori del Barbaresco barbaresco...... in the PA State Store, of all places......Left one for some lucky soul!
by Dave McIsaac
September 1st, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Help - I need some great tomato recipes
Replies: 42
Views: 985

Re: Help - I need some great tomato recipes

Sherri S h a p i r o wrote:
September 1st, 2020, 8:49 am
Gazpacho!
Just made some using Nola's MIL's recipe - delish!!!

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by Dave McIsaac
September 1st, 2020, 12:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Di Costanzo '18 Fall Release
Replies: 83
Views: 4873

Re: Di Costanzo '18 Fall Release

F.Daner wrote:
September 1st, 2020, 11:01 am
Btw, the 14 Farella was excellent with a one hour decant. Opened it for the Zoom session but consumed it a little too early. Still pretty young so will leave alone for another year or so.

cheers

Fred,

That is one helluva long decant!! [cheers.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
August 24th, 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad 2018 Portfolio Cabernet Release
Replies: 110
Views: 9368

Re: Myriad 2018 Portfolio Cabernet Release

Oops!!!! Well done, Leah - hope you and your family are doing well.............
by Dave McIsaac
August 19th, 2020, 5:44 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What Cigar or Pipe Are You Smoking?
Replies: 858
Views: 31889

Re: What Cigar or Pipe Are You Smoking?

Crowned Heads Las Calaveras Edicion Limitada 2018 Watching motoGP. White as snow ash. A lot of tension on the draw. Not getting a lot of smoke but waiting before I hit it with the perfect draw I did finally hit it with the Perfect Draw and it opened up nicely. Earth and spice on the palate with a b...
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Rich K0rz€nk0 wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:42 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:33 pm


Don't be such a Groucho
Groucho is pretty far a Fields, isn't he? The Pryor examples were all political figures. Your attempts keep getting Wilder
Yeah, and mixing politics and comedy could be a Dangerfield, tread on lightly
For sure, or you could Tippecanoe with Tyler II
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:32 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:29 pm
T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:27 pm


Sherman, why not?
Looking for some Quid Cuomo??
Ouch. This earns you zero marx
Don't be such a Groucho
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:26 pm
T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:23 pm


I'll grant you that.
You're giving him quite a bit of Lee way
Sherman, why not?
Looking for some Quid Cuomo??
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:14 pm


You are Hillaryious
compared to a major talent like you I am barely bush league
I'll grant you that.
You're giving him quite a bit of Lee way
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

bruced wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm
This is like a clay court rally. Who will tire out first...
It won't be Margaret
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:05 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:02 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 12:17 pm


You know me; if I did any better, it'd be a Merkel
You're just Biden your time.......
And here I thought your effort would come-up-Pence
You are Hillaryious
by Dave McIsaac
August 14th, 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5632

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 12:17 pm
Alan Rath wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 12:11 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 11:47 am
I think all wines served at State Dinners are domestic but when requested by the first family, foreign wines are Putin the cellar.
Xi whiz, that was bad
You know me; if I did any better, it'd be a Merkel
You're just Biden your time.......
by Dave McIsaac
August 12th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Terrien Wines Chardonnay (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley)
Replies: 10
Views: 874

Re: TN: 2015 Terrien Wines Chardonnay (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley)

So, I got an email today that the Chard had dropped to my price point, and there was a link that expires tomorrow (which, of course, is the day I am moving). Went to the website, and it is charging me $48/per. Put in the BD code and bumpkis.

Maybe Michael can chime in here.
by Dave McIsaac
August 11th, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's a fair resolution to a shipping snaffu?
Replies: 27
Views: 1655

Re: What's a fair resolution to a shipping snaffu?

They should make you whole - no ifs ands or buts - they can seek relief from Fedex
by Dave McIsaac
August 11th, 2020, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nothing screams "Summer!" like gazpacho, ceviche and Sancerre!
Replies: 18
Views: 821

Re: Nothing screams "Summer!" like gazpacho, ceviche and Sancerre!

Reading the title got me drooling - how about posting some ceviche/gazpacho recipes in Epicurean?

Love love love gazpacho
by Dave McIsaac
August 8th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine and the NBA bubble in Orlando
Replies: 59
Views: 4524

Re: Wine and the NBA bubble in Orlando

Let us get to the key question. How do we get Popovich, Reddick, Hart, etc., to participate in Wine Berserkers. They would learn a lot and we would have a ton of fun getting to know them. Remember when Keyshawn posted here for a short time? He and I PMd a few times. What did he PM you? “Just Gimme ...
by Dave McIsaac
August 6th, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12336
Views: 469573

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
August 6th, 2020, 4:49 am
Scott Brunson wrote:
August 5th, 2020, 5:25 pm
Image
That’s awesome 😎
Love the toenails, Scott!! [cheers.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
August 3rd, 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710847

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Corey N. wrote:
August 3rd, 2020, 11:30 am
Rougeard:
2013 Clos
2014 Clos
2014 Poyeux
Looks like somebody is pulling their ballah pants on!! [cheers.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
August 3rd, 2020, 12:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN- First Drive (photo added)
Replies: 4
Views: 586

Re: GLASVIN- First Drive (photo added)

Jim, On another thread, Chris Freemott posted that the early Grassl stems were too light, and they are now making them a bit heavier. I don't know if you made more than one purchase of the Libertes (at different times), but that might explain the differences in the weight of the Grassls. Fun experim...
by Dave McIsaac
August 3rd, 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 1988 Silver Oak Napa Cabernet 3L OWC
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Re: 1988 Silver Oak Napa Cabernet 3L OWC

Great move Todd!

Carollee, we miss Dick a lot, too! I always enjoyed his (your) posts immensely! grouphug
by Dave McIsaac
August 1st, 2020, 4:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: “Wine Influencer” Charlie Fu featured on a podcast!!
Replies: 42
Views: 3224

Re: “Wine Influencer” Charlie Fu featured on a podcast!!

Brent C l a y t o n wrote:
July 28th, 2020, 8:49 am
I'll make sure to forward this to Lyle so he can tune in.
[snort.gif] champagne.gif
Lyle's got his game on today!! [wow.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
August 1st, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunn 2017 release
Replies: 29
Views: 2175

Re: Dunn 2017 release

2017 is a vintage year for port. I have a couple of bottles of 2000 put away for when my daughter turns 21 next year.

Should be entering its fine drinking zone.
by Dave McIsaac
July 31st, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!
Replies: 109
Views: 5957

Re: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
July 31st, 2020, 4:17 pm
Buzz, hoping you have a full recovery. I didn’t know you were a Steelers fan.
Yep, he is one of the smart ones..........
by Dave McIsaac
July 31st, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!
Replies: 109
Views: 5957

Re: Got the RONA...no smell, no taste, no WINE!

Thanks everyone, appreciate the well wishes! Btw, the testing for covid is a joke! Took 15days for my results to come back. So much for the contact tracers... Wow! Glad you're ok but as a fellow Steelers fan, it makes sense you kicked Covid's tail champagne.gif Any sense (no pun intended) on how yo...
by Dave McIsaac
July 28th, 2020, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best dishwasher safe Cab glasses?
Replies: 17
Views: 950

Re: Best dishwasher safe Cab glasses?



I use these in the bottom rack - works fine.......
by Dave McIsaac
July 24th, 2020, 1:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: '12 Cristal @ Vins Rare $200
Replies: 6
Views: 683

Re: PSA: '12 Cristal @ Vins Rare $200

Curtis Chen wrote:
July 24th, 2020, 12:40 pm
Good price, but I'm not rushing to buy these. Found the 08 for $199 (shared some with one my favorite forumites, xoxo) and know someone who got it for even less(Fu!), so I'm pretty sure I can find '12 for under $200 all-in. YMMV.
FIFY
by Dave McIsaac
July 16th, 2020, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN - 2017 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Porto
Replies: 14
Views: 851

Re: TN - 2017 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Porto

Has anyone checked in on the 2000 TGVP?

My daughter has a 21st birthday coming up next May, and I have a couple bottles of this set aside for that...
by Dave McIsaac
July 9th, 2020, 11:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Trying close down shipping to Ohio...again
Replies: 20
Views: 1112

Re: Trying close down shipping to Ohio...again

Spent some time in NE Ohio and noticed how expensive wine was compared to NY. Amen. The selection here is anemic at best, and the cost is usually greater than the cost to ship in from elsewhere. Practically none of the wine that is talked about on this board can be sourced from an Ohio retailer. Wh...
by Dave McIsaac
July 7th, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB:
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: LTB: Colonel E.H Taylor 18 Year Marriage Bourbon

Tony, you can edit your posts yourself - just click on the little pencil thing when you hit "post reply"
by Dave McIsaac
July 7th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1865 Lafite
Replies: 18
Views: 2403

Re: 1865 Lafite

Neal.Mollen wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Anton D wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 12:14 pm
I am looking forward to Francois' tasting notes.
He hasn't opened his case
He's tasting through his 1867s........more approachable young......
by Dave McIsaac
July 7th, 2020, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Ex-Cellar Sale
Replies: 58
Views: 4310

Re: Cayuse Ex-Cellar Sale

What the hell is Bionic Frog? It’s a shiraz named after a critter. You guys have those too right? [cheers.gif] [cheers.gif] Thanks Scott. We have a whole vinous zoo full of them. I like the name though. Jeremy - Cayuse's owner, Christophe Baron, is French, hence the frog. If you have met him, you w...
by Dave McIsaac
July 5th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Kobayashi Winery Viognier WeatherEye
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: TN: 2018 Kobayashi Winery Viognier WeatherEye

Sounds great Dale!

What do you know about this winery??
by Dave McIsaac
July 3rd, 2020, 1:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Lava VINE Petite Sirah
Replies: 15
Views: 405

Re: 2014 Lava VINE Petite Sirah

Dan-I am brutish at making people look bad, one of my many shortcomings. I rather boorishly corrected Tom Hill about Benito Dusi having passed when I should have just shot him a PM rather than embarrass him publicly. Tom-if you read this please forgive me. Markus-I would say that Thackrey's Rossi v...
by Dave McIsaac
July 3rd, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12336
Views: 469573

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

+1. Just bought a bunch of of the '15 in halves, and am hoping I don't have to wait forever for them. Speaking of "forever," I just pulled the cork on a 88 Trotanoy to celebrate my continued existence on this side of the dirt for another year. Cork was reluctant to leave the bottle but came out cle...
by Dave McIsaac
July 3rd, 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12336
Views: 469573

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Continuing my Bordeaux adventures. Opened a 2016 La Dame de Montrose, as a peek into what the grand vin could be like (I'd love to buy a bottle or two of 2016 and/or 2019 Montrose, but not willing to commit infanticide). Quite open with a short decant, muscular and slightly animalistic, with cassis...
by Dave McIsaac
July 3rd, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Domaine producers have only made one variety color EVER?
Replies: 76
Views: 1851

Re: What Domaine producers have only made one variety color EVER?

I have Buzz with the shaming lead over William 5.5-4, but William is charging hard............ [cheers.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
July 3rd, 2020, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Domaine producers have only made one variety color EVER?
Replies: 76
Views: 1851

Re: What Domaine producers have only made one variety color EVER?

Mel Hill wrote:
July 2nd, 2020, 9:19 pm
Maison Ilan
*Drops mic*

[rofl.gif] [rofl.gif] [rofl.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
July 2nd, 2020, 11:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to keep wine glasses immaculate???
Replies: 39
Views: 2610

Re: How to keep wine glasses immaculate???

How does everyone put their glasses in the dishwasher? I was hoping to find a rack like in a commercial dishwasher that would fit in a home dishwasher. I have a Bosch and it has the spot to hold wine glasses but that didn't get my hard water stains off particularly well. I use these https://www.ama...
by Dave McIsaac
July 2nd, 2020, 8:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Saxum Summer 2020 Release
Replies: 46
Views: 3846

Re: Saxum Summer 2020 Release

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
July 2nd, 2020, 8:30 am
Anybody want mine just reach out. I get a good allocation including mags and I’m outta work now after a COVID-19 Force Majeure release from my contact.
Sorry to hear this Glenn. Be well. [cheers.gif]
by Dave McIsaac
July 1st, 2020, 10:24 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB/WTT for various bourbons
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Re: WTB/WTT for various bourbons

Hi all, Finding those relatively inexpensive yet hard to acquire bourbons in Texas is a real pain in the ass unless you show up to stores daily and hope for the best. Looking for the following for cash or trade at release pricing. Weller Antique 107 Eagle Rare Blanton’s Stagg Jr. BP McKenna BiB EH ...
by Dave McIsaac
June 30th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)
Replies: 50
Views: 4007

Re: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)

Things can change. Pittsburgh went green 6/5 with a return to socially responsible dining. 6/30 with a recent upsurge in cases and all booze is shut down. Things in PA are now being handled on a county-by-county basis. Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) is as Tom posted, but you can still get drinks in ...
by Dave McIsaac
June 26th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Boxes that smell corked
Replies: 26
Views: 1368

Re: Boxes that smell corked

Michael Martin wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 11:55 am
If any of you ever lived or passed through a town with a papermill, you will forever have the "corked" smell in your head. It is not easily forgotten.
Try living in a town that had a cork mill, like my grandparents and father did. Nasty beyond nasty.

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