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by PCLIN
December 9th, 2019, 4:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Unexpected result in Lafite vs Latour tasting
Replies: 8
Views: 1384

Re: Unexpected result in Lafite vs Latour tasting

Thanks for the notes, interesting results indeed but not surprised but the great showings of ‘82 PLL and ‘90 HB tho. But I am surprised by the good showings of ‘82 and ‘90 Conseillante against big boys, one of my fav Pomerols.
by PCLIN
December 4th, 2019, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

No luck sourcing for a little more ‘98 Jamet CR, so ended up with a case of ‘01 instead.
by PCLIN
November 29th, 2019, 5:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

YLee wrote:
November 29th, 2019, 4:38 am
2014 drc la tache
2014 drc richebourg

Wow....
by PCLIN
November 24th, 2019, 7:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A bottle of Jamet Cote rotie 2016, a bottle of Gonon St Joseph 2017 (you talk so much about it...but the shop only accepted to sell me one as Gonon has only 5 hectares and people fight for it) and a St Joseph from an up and coming producer (2 years and the shop keeper already thinks he 'll be as go...
by PCLIN
November 22nd, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Pierre Gonon St. Joseph (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, St. Joseph)
Replies: 20
Views: 2217

Re: TN: 2017 Pierre Gonon St. Joseph (France, Rhône, Northern Rhône, St. Joseph)

Sounds like the ‘11 Gonon, excellent wine, already finished the 6x sadly or happily.
by PCLIN
November 22nd, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A case of ‘05 Chave Hermitage, applying the 20 yers rule, only 6 more years to go!
by PCLIN
November 14th, 2019, 8:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ponsot...in general
Replies: 36
Views: 2568

Re: Ponsot...in general

Too inconsistent to be on regular buying list.
by PCLIN
November 10th, 2019, 10:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

There is one single wine that stands out so far, ‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie, mentioned 5 times.
by PCLIN
November 10th, 2019, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Wines of the year.

‘62 Latour
‘66 Haut Brion
‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie
‘96 DRC Grands Echezeaux
‘66 Beychevelle
‘08 Rougeard Poyeux
by PCLIN
November 9th, 2019, 10:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Discovery of the year - How much I really really really LOVE Champagne and sparking wines! I could drink Champs and eat pizza, seafood, and fried chicken EVERYDAY for the rest of my life...although might be a short life...I'd be happy! flirtysmile Wine of the Year - I rated two wines 98pts this yea...
by PCLIN
November 8th, 2019, 4:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100
Replies: 50
Views: 2965

Re: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100

Dustin Buchko wrote:
November 7th, 2019, 8:42 pm
2005 d'Issan

Love that wine.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Food and wine in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou)
Replies: 17
Views: 1938

Re: Food and wine in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou)

John Chapman wrote:
November 1st, 2019, 9:58 am

The more traditional place suggested by my Beijing-born neighbors is Quanjude, but I never made it there.

You didn’t miss anything.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?
Replies: 51
Views: 3433

Re: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?

Had ‘07 Vogue Bonne Mares few months ago, good wine and ready to go.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 4:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100
Replies: 50
Views: 2965

Re: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100

Mike Reff wrote:
November 6th, 2019, 7:37 am
Catemerle?

Definitely. Recently I picked up a case of ‘66 Cantemerle for a cool £340/case...that should be less than US$50 a bottle including all charges.
by PCLIN
November 4th, 2019, 11:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2568

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

I doubt that reason alone ever stop anyone from buying, just saying.
by PCLIN
November 3rd, 2019, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Jeff Stettner wrote:
November 3rd, 2019, 9:27 am
It's been a tremendous wine year, but these three candidates for WOTY were all amazing:

1945 Haut Brion

That’s the best wine that I ever tasted, also the only perfection in my book.
by PCLIN
November 2nd, 2019, 11:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

For many years I had pretty much dismissed Cristal as a wine best for rapper videos, and given the cost, it was easy to simply ignore it. A bottle of the 2009 a few months ago really opened my eyes. Sensational wine, as good as any champagne I have had in recent memory. The 2007 Bollinger Grand Ann...
by PCLIN
November 1st, 2019, 12:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--TABULATIONS COMPLETE (OP)
Replies: 193
Views: 15567

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Discovery of the year, old Beychevelle.
by PCLIN
October 29th, 2019, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne and red Burgundy with dinner at La Rive in Amsterdam
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Re: Champagne and red Burgundy with dinner at La Rive in Amsterdam

I went there once many years ago. Is it still One Star?
by PCLIN
October 25th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jadot buys Chateau de Chorey
Replies: 35
Views: 2806

Re: Jadot buys Chateau de Chorey

I think Jadot bought Beaune 1er Cru Les Cras and Romoissenet took Beaune 1er Cru Teurons. FWIW, loved the ‘09 Chorey Teurons but could never find another bottle!
by PCLIN
October 24th, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: seems like 06 red burgs have tightened up lately...
Replies: 23
Views: 1568

Re: seems like 06 red burgs have tightened up lately...

Had ‘06 Harmand Mazis Chambertin and Cathiard Malconsorts recently, they were drinking fine.
by PCLIN
October 10th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Japanese sake recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 765

Re: Japanese sake recommendation

In Japan now. Any sake recommendations that I should purchase here that may be harder or more costly to try in the States? I am very flexible with taste preference. Whenever my husband or I pass through Japan we pick up Kubota Manju to bring back; it's usually available for 3,500 yen, which is inva...
by PCLIN
October 10th, 2019, 12:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Japanese sake recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 765

Re: Japanese sake recommendation

I am very happy with Otokoyama and Kubota. There is a craze about Juyondai these days but I yet to try one.
by PCLIN
September 28th, 2019, 9:07 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 42
Views: 5468

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

Thanks for sharing, I will use your itinerary as a main reference for our upcoming trip to Shikoku. We are likely to spend two nights each at Takamatsu, Iya Valley, and Matsuyama. Anything else would you recommend for the trip? I’m a big fan of the food. They raise olive wagyu there, which can be s...
by PCLIN
September 24th, 2019, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?
Replies: 54
Views: 2511

Re: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?

‘66 Beychevelle is drinking great too, nowhere near first growth pricing or reputation.
by PCLIN
September 24th, 2019, 4:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?
Replies: 54
Views: 2511

Re: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?

Nah...just had a wonderful ‘62 Latour today.
by PCLIN
September 11th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Travelogue: Georgia (the country)
Replies: 33
Views: 1402

Re: Travelogue: Georgia (the country)

Thanks for the write-up, looking forward to a Georgia trip next year. We were planning to go there this year but wife was not comfortable with potential issues with Russia recently.
by PCLIN
September 5th, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Blair Ridley wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 6:25 am
Wow! Chiu Lin you're already seeing offers on 2018 burgundy? I knew it was coming soon, but didn't expect many until later in the year...
Yes. From a London merchant. EP purchase, wines will arrive in 2020.
by PCLIN
September 5th, 2019, 4:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the wine that changed your life?
Replies: 166
Views: 8610

Re: What's the wine that changed your life?

‘82 Pichon Lalande and ‘90 DRC Grands-Echezeaux, both in ‘95. Beer drinker before that. Still have a Magnum of ‘82 Pichon Lalande, sadly ‘90 DRC GE all gone.
by PCLIN
September 4th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A case of ‘05 Meo Boudots and a case of ‘18 Caroline Morey (6x Reds and 6x Whites).
by PCLIN
August 27th, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)
Replies: 59
Views: 2196

Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

Red:

Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Merlot
Syrah


White:

Chardonnay
Riesling
Chenin Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
by PCLIN
August 24th, 2019, 3:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Greg K wrote:
August 23rd, 2019, 11:40 pm
I may have bought a bottle of 82 Magdelaine....

Very nice, I have been looking for this but nothing yet.
by PCLIN
August 19th, 2019, 12:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 87 Magdelaine, 85 Lynch Bages, 03 Clos des Goisses, 08 Winston Churchill, 10 Silex, 01 Weil Auslese
Replies: 7
Views: 615

Re: TN- 87 Magdelaine, 85 Lynch Bages, 03 Clos des Goisses, 08 Winston Churchill, 10 Silex, 01 Weil Auslese

Thanks for note on ‘85 Lynch Bages, I do have some put away on long term storage, looks like no hurry.
by PCLIN
August 15th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Vieille Vigne
Replies: 22
Views: 1400

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Vieille Vigne

I already finished a full case of this, delicious wine.
by PCLIN
August 8th, 2019, 3:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?
Replies: 93
Views: 3477

Re: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?

Eurocave Wine Bar 2.0.
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

3x ‘13 Edmunds St. John North Canyon Road Syrah
3x ‘14 Edmunds St. John Barsotti Ranch Syrah
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)
Replies: 67
Views: 4899

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

Long sleeve shirt and bermuda shorts, looked like you still in Gainesville in the 80s.
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah (USA, California)
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: TN: 1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah (USA, California)

This thread is timely, just been offered some ‘13 and ‘14 Syrahs, so I picked up a 6-pack.
by PCLIN
August 4th, 2019, 12:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1978 Drouhin CDM Rouge
Replies: 5
Views: 391

Re: TN: 1978 Drouhin CDM Rouge

Wow. That’s still alive and kicking.

I just brought out a case of ‘93 from bonded storage a few months ago, the wine improved on the 2nd day.
by PCLIN
August 3rd, 2019, 10:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A Songeur wrote:
August 3rd, 2019, 3:38 pm
Blair Ridley wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 5:16 am

2017 PYCM Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Sous Fretille
Super wine!

Great. I bought some in 375ml format during EP.
by PCLIN
July 28th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:1990 Cantemerle
Replies: 16
Views: 844

Re: TN:1990 Cantemerle

Pat Martin wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 10:51 am
The 1966 had at Dale’s was also outstanding: https://www.cellartracker.com/classic/e ... vent=25304

Good to know. Picked up a case of ‘66 a few months ago, hopefully they are still alive and kicking.
by PCLIN
July 27th, 2019, 9:03 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 42
Views: 5468

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

Thanks for sharing, I will use your itinerary as a main reference for our upcoming trip to Shikoku. We are likely to spend two nights each at Takamatsu, Iya Valley, and Matsuyama. Anything else would you recommend for the trip? I’m a big fan of the food. They raise olive wagyu there, which can be s...
by PCLIN
July 27th, 2019, 4:20 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 42
Views: 5468

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

I'm hardly an expert but I've been to Japan a bunch, including twice last year :) I think you should avoid Okinawa; it doesn't feel much like Japan to me. Given that she likes food and the outdoors I would second (third?) the Kyoto suggestion. Alternatively, if you're feeling adventurous Shikoku is...
by PCLIN
July 25th, 2019, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 136
Views: 8949

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

In the past few months I've had the 2001, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV and they've all been glorious burgundy shooting way past their price point of $170-200. The last few vintages have been utterly spectacular as Laurent is fine tuning it more and more. I'm try...
by PCLIN
July 24th, 2019, 9:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 136
Views: 8949

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

In the past few months I've had the 2001, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV and they've all been glorious burgundy shooting way past their price point of $170-200. The last few vintages have been utterly spectacular as Laurent is fine tuning it more and more. I'm try...
by PCLIN
July 22nd, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 13374
Views: 652172

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A case of ‘85 Lynch Bages

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