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by Pat Burton
December 13th, 2018, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is "Never drink a Bordeaux that is less than 20 years old" just a silly idea.
Replies: 57
Views: 4001

Re: Is "Never drink a Bordeaux that is less than 20 years old" just a silly idea.

IMO, that quote wasn't made with Cru Bourgeois in mind.
by Pat Burton
December 10th, 2018, 5:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me
Replies: 75
Views: 3994

Re: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me

Pulling a four year old quote out of context... Way to take the high road "Michael."
by Pat Burton
December 10th, 2018, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Riesling from USA ?
Replies: 84
Views: 6451

Re: Favorite Riesling from USA ?

Wiemer Dry Reserve stood apart during my trip to the Finger Lakes this past summer.
by Pat Burton
December 10th, 2018, 4:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me
Replies: 75
Views: 3994

Re: I've Never Had A Chianti That Excited Me

When are folks going to realize, especially given the OP's history and complete lack of response to all serious suggestions, that this whoie thread is a troll?
by Pat Burton
December 6th, 2018, 6:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Last 10 wines you drank. Tells us something about what you like.
Replies: 192
Views: 10795

Re: Last 10 wines you drank. Tells us something about what you like.

2010 Antonio Vallana e Figlio Spanna Cuvee Bernardo Vallana 1990 Joh. Jos. Prüm Bernkasteler Johannisbrünnchen Riesling Eiswein Lange Goldkapsel Auction 1994 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Alberdi Reserva 2013 Zepaltas Pinot Noir Suacci NV Valdespino Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Don Gonzalo Oloroso 20 Years Old 198...
by Pat Burton
December 5th, 2018, 6:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wedding Wine Thoughts?
Replies: 34
Views: 1474

Re: Wedding Wine Thoughts?

I would definitely miss a red Chateauneuf-du-Pape ... Gerhard, have you tried the ‘99 Musar? At times it’s very CdP-esque. I could throw a bottle of the 2016 Beaucastel in the mix though. Thank you for the suggestion. Congrats Kirk. I would not include the Beaucastel. It is much too young to really...
by Pat Burton
November 30th, 2018, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Finger Lakes Advise
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Finger Lakes Advise

Ruben Augusto wrote:
November 30th, 2018, 7:34 am
who makes the best reds there?
I was in the region this past summer and enjoyed Damiani for reds
by Pat Burton
November 19th, 2018, 10:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Success with leaking corks, but sound wine?
Replies: 28
Views: 1045

Re: Success with leaking corks, but sound wine?

For me, I've had typically good success. However, the wines in question are almost always from producers known for over-filling the bottles. If it were me, it would depend on a few factors. First, if the leakage is recent, and I planned to open it soon anyways then I would just keep it. Second, how ...
by Pat Burton
November 19th, 2018, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Value Universal Wine Glass
Replies: 108
Views: 9973

Re: Best Value Universal Wine Glass

I'm amazed how many of you use the dishwasher for your nice glasses. Of course, we have very hard water in Indiana so my glasses would get stained/cloudy (like my non-wine glasses do) if I put them in the dishwasher repeatedly. Regardless, I've been using Gabriel Glass, both gold and standard for fi...
by Pat Burton
November 19th, 2018, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ledru, 94 CVNE, 95 Prum, 90 Prum Eiswein
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Re: TN: Ledru, 94 CVNE, 95 Prum, 90 Prum Eiswein

Adrian, I agree on both counts. Hopefully we can get together over the holidays.
by Pat Burton
November 19th, 2018, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional vs. Modern Barolo / Barbaresco
Replies: 404
Views: 87468

Re: Traditional vs. Modern Barolo / Barbaresco

First, I have to thank the OP for this incredibly helpful post. Whenever encountering a maker I haven't bought before or don't already know details of vinification, I consult this list. Bersano is listed as "unknown," but a visit to the website states that both the Nirvasco Barolo and the Mantico B...
by Pat Burton
November 18th, 2018, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ledru, 94 CVNE, 95 Prum, 90 Prum Eiswein
Replies: 2
Views: 350

TN: Ledru, 94 CVNE, 95 Prum, 90 Prum Eiswein

SALIL AND I GET TOGETHER - (11/17/2018) 2007 Marie-Noëlle Ledru Champagne Grand Cru Brut Millésimé - France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru Um, yeah this was pretty freaking good. Probably the best champagne I've had to date (which includes Krug's 03 Mesnil). The nose explodes with an aroma of whit...
by Pat Burton
November 15th, 2018, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chest freezer experiment begins.
Replies: 32
Views: 4169

Re: Chest freezer experiment begins.

Just put 25 bottles into a brand new 19 cubic foot freezer that I have converted to wine storage use. Interested in experiences others may have with this approach. My experience so far is that this is an inexpensive way to store lots of wine. Was looking at 300 bottle upright but cheapest was like ...
by Pat Burton
October 25th, 2018, 7:43 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?
Replies: 119
Views: 5285

Re: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?

Well, this was quite the read.

Tom, you have my email, please add me to your mailing list.
by Pat Burton
July 7th, 2018, 10:57 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 0
Views: 253

GONE

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by Pat Burton
July 7th, 2018, 10:48 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Italian wines - ALL GONE
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

FS: Italian wines - New Wines, Prices Adjusted

final price reduction.
by Pat Burton
July 6th, 2018, 5:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Italian wines - ALL GONE
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

FS: Italian wines - New Wines, Prices Adjusted

Free ground shipping to CONUS for orders of 3+ bottles.
by Pat Burton
July 6th, 2018, 5:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 482

3 x 2009 Robert Craig CS Howell Mountain REDUCED

Now offering free ground shipping to CONUS
by Pat Burton
July 5th, 2018, 12:53 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 515

FS: 2012 Viader Proprietary Red x 3

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by Pat Burton
July 5th, 2018, 6:28 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 515

FS: 2012 Viader Proprietary Red x 3

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by Pat Burton
July 5th, 2018, 5:38 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 482

3 x 2009 Robert Craig CS Howell Mountain REDUCED

FYI, this wine received the following scores:
WA: 96
WE: 94
IWC: 93
by Pat Burton
July 4th, 2018, 3:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 482

3 x 2009 Robert Craig CS Howell Mountain REDUCED

bump for first and only price reduction
by Pat Burton
July 4th, 2018, 1:49 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Italian wines - ALL GONE
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

FS: Italian wines

bump for new wines added, some prices adjusted.
by Pat Burton
July 3rd, 2018, 2:44 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 515

GONE

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by Pat Burton
July 3rd, 2018, 8:26 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 3
Views: 482

GONE

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by Pat Burton
July 3rd, 2018, 8:14 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Italian wines - ALL GONE
Replies: 6
Views: 1044

FS: Italian wines

updated for sold
by Pat Burton
June 28th, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: GONE
Replies: 0
Views: 207

GONE

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by Pat Burton
May 26th, 2018, 5:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is anybody still waiting for 2014 Bordeaux futures?
Replies: 11
Views: 693

Is anybody still waiting for 2014 Bordeaux futures?

I'm still waiting on VCC.
by Pat Burton
April 24th, 2018, 3:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur
Replies: 211
Views: 12293

And we're off! En Primeur 2017 has begun

I don´t think 20% down is enough .... Myself tasted zero so far - but a friend (journalist) was in Bx 2 weeks ago - and he said: very very mixed quality, few great wines (but there are some), and a lot of mean or even weak wines ... I don´t think the prices will raise that much after bottling ... G...
by Pat Burton
April 19th, 2018, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need a 2015 for the long haul
Replies: 55
Views: 2276

Need a 2015 for the long haul

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:When should we expect to see 2015 Barolo hitting shelves?
A little less than 2 years from now.
by Pat Burton
April 13th, 2018, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7814
Views: 510545

LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Mattstolz wrote:agh too slow on the 08 Giacosa Falleto white label!
I bought it.
by Pat Burton
April 7th, 2018, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: California cabs <$50 and <15%
Replies: 27
Views: 1499

TN: California cabs <$50 and <15%

John, I'm curious as to your description of the Clos du Val and basing potential purchases off 2-3 days of being opened. On what basis do you make that decision since aeration and aging have little to no correlation? TIA Yes, I should address that. I find that with serious, tannic young red wines, ...
by Pat Burton
April 7th, 2018, 6:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: California cabs <$50 and <15%
Replies: 27
Views: 1499

TN: California cabs <$50 and <15%

John, I'm curious as to your description of the Clos du Val and basing potential purchases off 2-3 days of being opened. On what basis do you make that decision since aeration and aging have little to no correlation? TIA
by Pat Burton
April 5th, 2018, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Hudelot Noellat Bourgogne
Replies: 17
Views: 1173

TN: 2015 Hudelot Noellat Bourgogne

Hudelot Noellat Bourgogne is one of my go to's pretty much every vintage.
by Pat Burton
April 5th, 2018, 7:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur
Replies: 211
Views: 12293

2017 Bordeaux En Primeur

With so much available from 2014-2016, I too plan to stay out of the 2017 campaign.
by Pat Burton
March 30th, 2018, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Taittinger Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne
Replies: 22
Views: 800

TN: 2006 Taittinger Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne

Yes, have more in the wine fridge. If Stanton keeps hitting this way I suspect we'll be drinking a few more of these in the coming months. ( Now I'm debating whether I should buy a Sanchez road jersey or a Stanton one. ) Ah the enduring questions in life, how does one even begin to formulate an ans...
by Pat Burton
March 30th, 2018, 6:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Taittinger Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne
Replies: 22
Views: 800

TN: 2006 Taittinger Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne

A. So wrote:Go Jays.
Why do you have to be this way? Such a downer. neener

Seriously though, sounds like a really nice wine Salil. Do you have more?
by Pat Burton
March 29th, 2018, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 German Rieslings
Replies: 11
Views: 971

TN: 2015 German Rieslings

From my tasting experience, the 2015 Prum Kabs have shut down.
by Pat Burton
March 27th, 2018, 5:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1983 Birth Year Wines
Replies: 48
Views: 1360

1983 Birth Year Wines

I opened bottles of each in the past month. I love the '86 Gruaud - but I think it needs a lot more time, at least a decade+. The bottle I opened was still damn tannic. I double decanted it about 3 hours before we served it, it was still tight, and it only really began to open up aromatically about...
by Pat Burton
March 20th, 2018, 6:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CellarTracker reliability as of late
Replies: 40
Views: 2727

CellarTracker reliability as of late

cellartracker has been working for me, but I haven't been able to access the Chambers St website for about a week now. I did have some issues with CT about a month ago though, every once in a while itll freak out on me for a couple days (always the web version, not the app though) I am having the s...
by Pat Burton
March 18th, 2018, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Defenders
Replies: 87
Views: 5100

Cellar Defenders

Seo S a l i m i wrote:Any grape - must be red. Under $30. What are people drinking?
what type of wine do you usually drink?
by Pat Burton
March 18th, 2018, 8:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 F.X. Pichler Riesling Smaragd Dürnsteiner Kellerberg
Replies: 4
Views: 224

TN: 2007 F.X. Pichler Riesling Smaragd Dürnsteiner Kellerberg

nice note Salil. This was an exceptional bottle.
by Pat Burton
March 14th, 2018, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you use off site storage-what are you paying?
Replies: 40
Views: 2105

If you use off site storage-what are you paying?

Indianapolis: roughly $16/case/year
by Pat Burton
March 11th, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Alain Hudelot-Noellat Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots
Replies: 2
Views: 423

TN: 2006 Alain Hudelot-Noellat Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots

thanks for the note, please update tomorrow.
by Pat Burton
February 23rd, 2018, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gabriel Gold Glas
Replies: 26
Views: 1837

Gabriel Gold Glas

I had GGG for years now. I use them almost everyday, and hand wash them each night. Haven't broken one yet.
by Pat Burton
February 8th, 2018, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traditional vs. Modern Barolo / Barbaresco
Replies: 404
Views: 87468

Traditional vs. Modern Barolo / Barbaresco

Michael S. Monie wrote:I checked the list for Cascina Bruni of Vegilo Giuseppe. Did I miss it?
nope, that seems to be an omission. I will do some research and add it to the list.

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