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by dcornutt
May 2nd, 2020, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How does Riesling Kabinett change with age?
Replies: 56
Views: 2071

Re: How does Riesling Kabinett change with age?

They are spectacular but do lose the sugar. I had some 2002 Egon Mueller Sharzhoffberger Kabinett that I purchased many years ago for a song. I think $18 US. I had the last bottle about a year ago. It was so complex. Delicious. Just a hint of sweetness. Now totally mineral with some petrol. Not over...
by dcornutt
May 2nd, 2020, 4:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producers you wish you had more of
Replies: 66
Views: 2993

Re: Producers you wish you had more of

Krug
JF Mugnier
Liger-Belair
by dcornutt
April 26th, 2020, 2:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I hate cork
Replies: 10
Views: 1037

Re: I hate cork

That is a true shame. Such a fabulous wine if not corked.
by dcornutt
April 25th, 2020, 2:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Smoker - what to purchase?
Replies: 133
Views: 4462

Re: Smoker - what to purchase?

If you are going to do steaks on it, nothing beats the big green egg. It is the best. It smokes great too. You can get an attachment that will control the airflow with a small processor. It keeps amazingly consistent temperatures. Hands down it is the best for those who want to smoke and grill IMHO....
by dcornutt
April 24th, 2020, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WHOA! TN: 2017 Rhys Chardonnay Horseshoe Vineyard
Replies: 16
Views: 957

Re: WHOA! TN: 2017 Rhys Chardonnay Horseshoe Vineyard

Nice. I like this Rhys Horseshoe enough to buy several 750s and a magnum. Excellent stuff.
by dcornutt
April 24th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Friday night Pizza TNs: three 2011 Contrade from Passopisciaro
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Friday night Pizza TNs: three 2011 Contrade from Passopisciaro

Nice. I have a few 2010s of these beauties. Looks like a time to give them a look.
by dcornutt
April 24th, 2020, 12:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Mugnier Chambolle Fuees 1er cru
Replies: 13
Views: 639

Re: TN: 2001 Mugnier Chambolle Fuees 1er cru

That is a good one! Beautiful wines in 2001.
by dcornutt
April 24th, 2020, 4:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thibault Liger-Belair
Replies: 7
Views: 937

Re: Thibault Liger-Belair

Lukas. Welcome. Thibault is a beautiful person who makes terrific wines. I met him more than a few years ago. He has some great properties and is a cousin of Louis-Michel Liger-Belair. His style is a little more assertive and not quite as silky as his cousin. The wines are beautifully put together. ...
by dcornutt
April 24th, 2020, 3:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Francois Lumpp Givgy 1er A Vigne
Replies: 10
Views: 528

Re: TN: 2016 Francois Lumpp Givgy 1er A Vigne

My Lumpp in the cellar is the 16 Cras Long. I love the wine. Thanks for this note on the a vigne. They are very silky. This is a great note Michael.
by dcornutt
April 20th, 2020, 2:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Hospices de Beaune Mazis-Chambertin Cuvée Madeleine Collignon Bouchard Père et Fils
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: TN: 2005 Hospices de Beaune Mazis-Chambertin Cuvée Madeleine Collignon Bouchard Père et Fils

I bought in on this one with David. Haven't heard from him in a LONG time. The 05 Volnays I bought have all been nice. Bouchard did the elevage and I thought it was very successful. Thanks for taking one for the team. I think I have 2 or 3 left. I will hold them.
by dcornutt
April 19th, 2020, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--(weekly) Wines in Isolation
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: TNs--Wines in Isolation

Mike. It was super fun. Some very cool people from Toronto. I tasted a 2017 Henri Prudhon St Aubin Les Chatenieres that was outstanding! Very interesting to hear the story from Heather about the 3 Sisters Cab Franc Sparkler from Canada. It sounded delicious.
by dcornutt
April 19th, 2020, 10:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Raw Material of Negociant Wines
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: Raw Material of Negociant Wines

The folks that own the wineries are so secretive about this too. You will be very happy with the product. Those Chambertins are excellent!
by dcornutt
April 19th, 2020, 3:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Raw Material of Negociant Wines
Replies: 8
Views: 682

Re: Raw Material of Negociant Wines

The largest source of negociant grapes from Chambertin used to be Camus. Of the 4 largest owners (Rousseau, JL Trapet, Rossignol Trapet, Camus), they are the source of grapes for many negociant wines. I will tell you that David Croix was the winemaker at Giroud for several years. He bought grapes an...
by dcornutt
April 19th, 2020, 2:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet
Replies: 60
Views: 2180

Re: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet

john stimson wrote:
April 18th, 2020, 10:49 am
You know, there are flower days, and then there are leaf days. And then there are manure days.
I like this!
by dcornutt
April 19th, 2020, 2:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Sub-$100 White Burg
Replies: 67
Views: 3589

Re: Best Sub-$100 White Burg

My vote right now would be with Marty. Of those on his list I would pick the Cherisey Meursault Blagny 1er Genelotte. This is a consistent winner and still priced well. BTW Marty, The 17 JM Pillot Clos St Marc is incredible. The Niellon Chassagne Chaume Clos des Truffieres would be way up there too ...
by dcornutt
April 18th, 2020, 6:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet
Replies: 60
Views: 2180

Re: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet

Wishing you better bottles with the next dinner Sarah.
by dcornutt
April 15th, 2020, 2:34 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 261
Views: 11684

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Macron just extended their internal travel restrictions to May 11th. He said the cafes won't open until mid July. My wonderful early June trip to France is now cancelled. Refunds are interesting. The government in March made keeping your deposit for 18 months legal. Most are keeping the money and se...
by dcornutt
April 14th, 2020, 2:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: I’m Ramonet great bottle down my gullet tonight.
Replies: 9
Views: 717

Re: TN: I’m Ramonet great bottle down my gullet tonight.

Where did you get that Walleye? Wonderful fish but ordinarily you have to catch them yourself. Nice note! I love this wine.
by dcornutt
April 14th, 2020, 2:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte
Replies: 48
Views: 1367

Re: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte

William is really kind to come on here too. His generosity with his knowledge forced me into buying a subscription to the Wine Advocate. He is the one that I read there. For me, he is the sole reason to subscribe but well worth it. Some really nice content BTW.
by dcornutt
April 13th, 2020, 12:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--(weekly) Wines in Isolation
Replies: 8
Views: 801

Re: TNs--Wines in Isolation

Mike.
We should put together a little Zoom tasting in the coming days. It would be fun. Nice notes.
by dcornutt
April 12th, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte
Replies: 48
Views: 1367

Re: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte

Dennis, Here is the other label. The one that you don't have of the Boudriottes from 2017 along with the Clos de la Boudriottes. It is exactly the same Boudriottes wine as the one with Noel's label. FWIW. BTW, I don't think that Domaine Ramonet label is used much at all if any. William is the best s...
by dcornutt
April 12th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte
Replies: 48
Views: 1367

Re: TN: 2012 Ramonet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Clos de la Boudriotte

Thanks, Michael, and others. I think my question is still open: Is the bottle Michael pictured the same as the bottle pictured below with a different label? Or a different wine made by Noel from same vineyard? Dennis, Same exact wine as Boudriottes under the other label. Noel and his brother did th...
by dcornutt
April 12th, 2020, 4:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?
Replies: 212
Views: 16112

Re: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?

Will be really interesting to see prices at the big hdh all-burg auction next week. This article was also interesting - https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.foodandwine.com/news/online-wine-and-liquor-auctions-are-booming%3famp=true They will be firm. I doubt a big downdraft. Small quantity and those w...
by dcornutt
April 11th, 2020, 11:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th birthday vintage (1971)
Replies: 27
Views: 784

Re: 50th birthday vintage (1971)

If you have infinite money, Comte de Vogue Musigny or DRC(Marey-Monge) RSV. If not, you will have many choices. Great year for wine in general.
by dcornutt
April 8th, 2020, 3:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1889

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

Yes. Dan is definitely a member of the club. Cheers to you Dan. Stay safe in London.
by dcornutt
April 7th, 2020, 2:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1889

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

What, no Fourrier with that title? Thanks for the notes. Need to try Jouan one of these days. Ethan, just drinking whats around at home. Couldn't locate a Fourrier, but yes he does belong in the red fruit camp. So would Ramonet, was tempted to open a 2017 Chassange Clos St Jean. That Ramonet is SO ...
by dcornutt
April 6th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1889

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

Nice set of wines Subu.
by dcornutt
April 6th, 2020, 5:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Giacosa Santa Stefano Barbaresco 2000
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Giacosa Santa Stefano Barbaresco 2000

Nice! Beautiful steak too.
by dcornutt
April 6th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies
Replies: 37
Views: 1889

Re: TNs: Crunchy Red Fruit Burgundies

JM Millot?
by dcornutt
April 6th, 2020, 2:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent TNs (Clerget, Hudelot, Fourrier, Chevillon, Gimmonnet, Beaucastel, Argyros)
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Recent TNs (Clerget, Hudelot, Fourrier, Chevillon, Gimmonnet, Beaucastel, Argyros)

Michael. Thanks for the note on the Clerget. I have some of the 16.
by dcornutt
April 4th, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots
Replies: 42
Views: 1935

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots

Surely lots of people would! The pricing on L-B Reignots is positively stratospheric. No, Liger-Belairs Reignots is less than half off domaine ! It may be different in the market though ... Liger-Belair Reignots is now a $1,500+ wine on the U.S. secondary market. Most expensive red 1er on the marke...
by dcornutt
April 4th, 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: TN: 2008 Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère

Sarah. I have had a little oxidation with my 08 Clos de la Moucheres. When the wine is sound, it will knock your socks off. Great note.
by dcornutt
April 4th, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots
Replies: 42
Views: 1935

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots

I had my last bottle of 2010 Liger-Belair VR Aux Reignots a few years ago. My friend who doesn't really like young Burgs and has a ton of experience (Joel) said it was the greatest young Burgundy he had tasted. Unfortunately, I can no longer afford Liger-Belair Reignots nor now close to $1000 Arnoux...
by dcornutt
April 4th, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Immediate Consumption - 2015 or 2016 Jamet?
Replies: 15
Views: 719

Re: Immediate Consumption - 2015 or 2016 Jamet?

1991 is one of the greatest of all time Cote Roties.
by dcornutt
April 3rd, 2020, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots
Replies: 42
Views: 1935

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots

Rob. Steen Ohman(Winehog) agrees with you. He feels the 2018s are a step forward for the domaine in quality. He gushed. I really like what is going on there.
by dcornutt
April 2nd, 2020, 3:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots
Replies: 42
Views: 1935

Re: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots

Sounds wonderful Don. Clavelier has emerged as I domaine I really appreciate. Hope you are doing well. I am doing well. Trying to drink a few good wines that I have larger quantities. I like to share wines like this one more than just sip it at home. Stay safe. I hope to see you sometime soon.
by dcornutt
April 1st, 2020, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots
Replies: 42
Views: 1935

TN: 2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots

2015 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Reignots - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru (4/1/2020) Very young. Dark fruit. Very Richebourg like. Dark fruit. Nice firm mid palate. Very mineral. Long finish. Beautiful future ahead. I look forward to the...
by dcornutt
April 1st, 2020, 2:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: COVID19 wine consumption
Replies: 73
Views: 3232

Re: COVID19 wine consumption

About the same but not getting to share quite as much so I get most of the bottle since my wife doesn't really like wine. I miss getting to share some food and wine with friends. Hoping that will change soon.
by dcornutt
April 1st, 2020, 2:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--NickLicious 2020 (pre-Covid Lockdown)--Chevillon Blanc, Giroud, Girardin, Limerick Lane, Others
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: TNs--NickLicious 2020 (pre-Covid Lockdown)--Chevillon Blanc, Giroud, Girardin, Limerick Lane, Others

Nice job! Glad Nick made it back safe and sound. The Chevillon NSG blanc VV is fascinating. Most likely it is the mutation from the Gouges. Pinot Gouge(Kermit says Pinot Blanc but I think it is genetically different than Pinot Blanc in Alsace for instance) . A white pinot (noir) of sorts. Crazy stuf...
by dcornutt
March 31st, 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Kutch Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: TN: 2017 Kutch Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard

Nice note Charlie. I have some of this but I haven't tried it. Sounds like my kind of wine.
by dcornutt
March 29th, 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Leflaive Chevalier
Replies: 28
Views: 1340

Re: 2007 Leflaive Chevalier

Happy Birthday Jerry!
by dcornutt
March 29th, 2020, 1:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone really into drinking Tea?
Replies: 210
Views: 13872

Re: Anyone really into drinking Tea?

I am a coffee drinker but I am into herbal teas. I love chamomille tea. Good for a soothing drink before bed. I also love ginger/tumeric root tea with honey. Brandon Tai has the most incredible raw honey made site specific in our communites here in ATL. My favorite comes from the Oakhurst community ...
by dcornutt
March 29th, 2020, 1:24 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Frozen meat: yea or nay?
Replies: 53
Views: 2182

Re: Frozen meat: yea or nay?

Dry aged beef seems to do well for quite a while.
by dcornutt
March 29th, 2020, 12:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tessier TN
Replies: 11
Views: 719

Re: Tessier TN

Nice notes George! I must try the Tessier.
by dcornutt
March 28th, 2020, 4:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET
Replies: 107
Views: 2977

Re: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET

Frank, Thanks for hosting and for Jamie spending his time discussing the vineyard sites and his philosophy. I had to get off at the tail end to tend to wife duties. :-) The 2012 Mc Dougall that I opened was so opulent. Very intense and mouthfilling. The finish is extremely long. It needs some time l...
by dcornutt
March 27th, 2020, 4:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2003 Bouchard Corton
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: 2003 Bouchard Corton

Nice Rob. Haven't had any 03s lately to I don't have much experience. Stay safe.
by dcornutt
March 25th, 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Don Cornwell made me do it !
Replies: 4
Views: 1134

Re: Don Cornwell made me do it !

Nice Chet!

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