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#1851 Post by Rory K. » May 15th, 2020, 4:11 pm

Saw some 375s of Warres 2017 Vintage Port for 29.95 at the Atwater Village Costco, great deal considering the 750s are $100+
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#1852 Post by Abbie S. » May 15th, 2020, 5:03 pm

Not digging the 2019 Kirkland Rosé...
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#1853 Post by Ed Steinway » May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am

2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

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#1854 Post by Arv R » May 16th, 2020, 11:10 am

JulianD wrote:
May 10th, 2020, 2:24 pm
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Not wine related but several of the local Costco's here in Vegas have been putting out highly allocated bourbons on the shelf the past few days. On Monday two stores received two cases of George T Stagg and one case of Thomas Handy ($92), a few cases of Elijah Craig 18 year ($114), several cases of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof batch C919 ($49). Yesterday one store put out 40 bottles of Weller 12 at $28 dollars a bottle. Today another store put out several cases of the highly sought after Stagg Jr batch 12 ($45)
Any easy way of checking local stock?
You can call in and (generally) they will be able to tell if they have something 'in stock' if you know either the code or what name its in their system under. The names do not always/totally line up with what you might think they should be though.

But that doesn't mean it will be readily available. In stock can mean its floating around somewhere in the warehouse, it doesn't mean its on the shelf, and even if on the shelf, it could be buried somewhere odd, like behind other goods. The wine / liquor stewards, if they are on duty, can help but they too are variable in their ability to find items. And I've never found one who will set things aside til you get there.

Bottom line if you are making a trip for the sole purpose of getting an item, it may be a disappointment.
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#1855 Post by Sean_S » May 16th, 2020, 6:42 pm

Lonnie F. wrote:
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March 9th, 2020, 1:42 pm

The one in NE?
Yes. The one off of route 50, near Zachy’s.
Good to know.
Interestingly they were blowing out 2016 Château Les Ormes de Pez sometime last holiday season for $14 @Costco in here in Norcal. A few of the local berserkers scored some. Thanks Andrew!
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#1856 Post by Alan Rath » May 16th, 2020, 7:18 pm

Ed Steinway wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am
2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

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Not overly structured? I used to buy this years ago. Every one I’ve had was amazingly tasty, complex, and fascinating, but oh so tannic.
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#1857 Post by ERPark » May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm

Ventured into a local Costco today for the first time in several weeks (for those who know me well, that’s an eternity unless I’m on vacation overseas). Very surprised to see quite a few markdowns in the alcohol section:

Warre’s Tawny Otima 20 year port (500ml) - $19.97
2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97
2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97
2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97
2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97
2016 Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz - $9.97
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#1858 Post by Hughes D. » May 17th, 2020, 10:30 am

Easiest way to check stock is to have the item number. If you don't have it, then they can search by the name of the item. When they are low on stock, usually 5 or less and I have a long drive, I ask them to do a physical check where they have another employee on the floor check to confirm it is in inventory and how many are left as inventory can be off. I have either been placed on hold or they have offered to call me back when they are busy. Either way, Costco is great about this. Much better than any retailer I have dealt with.
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May 10th, 2020, 2:24 pm
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April 8th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Not wine related but several of the local Costco's here in Vegas have been putting out highly allocated bourbons on the shelf the past few days. On Monday two stores received two cases of George T Stagg and one case of Thomas Handy ($92), a few cases of Elijah Craig 18 year ($114), several cases of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof batch C919 ($49). Yesterday one store put out 40 bottles of Weller 12 at $28 dollars a bottle. Today another store put out several cases of the highly sought after Stagg Jr batch 12 ($45)
Any easy way of checking local stock?
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#1859 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 17th, 2020, 10:36 am

Ed Steinway wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am
2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

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I haven't had the '15 but this is a really nice wine for $30!
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#1860 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 17th, 2020, 10:37 am

Alan Rath wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 7:18 pm
Ed Steinway wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am
2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

Ed
Not overly structured? I used to buy this years ago. Every one I’ve had was amazingly tasty, complex, and fascinating, but oh so tannic.
Patience, grasshopper! The 2004 I had a couple of weeks ago was great
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#1861 Post by Alan Rath » May 17th, 2020, 1:28 pm

Neal.Mollen wrote:
May 17th, 2020, 10:37 am
Alan Rath wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 7:18 pm
Ed Steinway wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am
2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

Ed
Not overly structured? I used to buy this years ago. Every one I’ve had was amazingly tasty, complex, and fascinating, but oh so tannic.
Patience, grasshopper! The 2004 I had a couple of weeks ago was great
I opened a 2007 recently, if I remember correctly. Delicious underpinnings, but still tough and tannic. That a young version would be drinking well now was just interesting to read.
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#1862 Post by Ed Steinway » May 17th, 2020, 1:34 pm

Alan Rath wrote:
Not overly structured? I used to buy this years ago. Every one I’ve had was amazingly tasty, complex, and fascinating, but oh so tannic.
Alan, this vintage has structure but also is very approachable. Both my wife and I thought it was very enjoyable. In fact, she gave me the buy signal to get some more. :) Hope all is well!

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#1863 Post by Bob Davis » May 18th, 2020, 9:34 am

Today I found 2018 Rochioli Estate Chardonnay at the Charlottesville Costco for $45 each. $58 via the winery.

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#1864 Post by John Kight » May 18th, 2020, 12:07 pm

Ed Steinway wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 9:11 am
2015 Fattoria Galardi "Terra Di Lavoro" for $29.99. We gave it a few hours of air and it was delicious.

Ed
That's the Costco Deal of the Year!!

I just picked up some 2016 Caiarossa Toscana IGT (Cab Franc and Merlot) blend for $47.99...likely the best price in the country and even more delicious than the '15 Galardi. However, I'd probably rather have the Galardi for $30, as it's probably more ageworthy and certainly a better QPR at that price!

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#1865 Post by Troy Stark » May 20th, 2020, 5:10 pm

Has anyone tried the 2019 Kirkland Cotes de Provence Rose?
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#1866 Post by K. Tr@n » May 20th, 2020, 8:58 pm

ERPark wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm
2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97
2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97
2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97
2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97
I got all 4 of these + La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou for $29.97.
Didn't like the Tenuta at all.
Reserve de la Comtesse and La Croix at that price points.are incredible value.
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#1867 Post by Geoff F. » May 20th, 2020, 10:47 pm

With all the restaurants closed, has anyone noticed an uptick in better-than-usual stuff landing at Costco, or better-than-usual pricing?
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#1868 Post by Len Stevens » May 21st, 2020, 4:54 am

Stopped by yesterday and noticed our local shop was carrying Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast...man with new owners they have leaped at cost, even at Costco!

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#1869 Post by Adam Noble » May 21st, 2020, 6:51 am

K. Tr@n wrote:
May 20th, 2020, 8:58 pm
ERPark wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm
2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97
2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97
2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97
2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97
I got all 4 of these + La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou for $29.97.
Didn't like the Tenuta at all.
Reserve de la Comtesse and La Croix at that price points.are incredible value.
I picked up the La Croix at Costco for around $46 and it was great at the price. For $30 it’s a case buy. It’s an excellent Bordeaux.

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#1870 Post by Jeff_M. » May 21st, 2020, 7:24 am

Geoff F. wrote:
May 20th, 2020, 10:47 pm
With all the restaurants closed, has anyone noticed an uptick in better-than-usual stuff landing at Costco, or better-than-usual pricing?
My last trip to Costco about 3 weeks ago they had removed one of the wine shelving aisles and replaced it with cases stacked on the floor.
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#1871 Post by K. Tr@n » May 21st, 2020, 8:43 am

Adam Noble wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 6:51 am
K. Tr@n wrote:
May 20th, 2020, 8:58 pm
ERPark wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm
2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97
2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97
2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97
2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97
I got all 4 of these + La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou for $29.97.
Didn't like the Tenuta at all.
Reserve de la Comtesse and La Croix at that price points.are incredible value.
I picked up the La Croix at Costco for around $46 and it was great at the price. For $30 it’s a case buy. It’s an excellent Bordeaux.
Yes, La Croix is the best value wine I got this year. Reserve de la Comtesse is also good. I will need to buy more.
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#1872 Post by Alex Frank » May 21st, 2020, 4:18 pm

I went to check my Costco (SoDo Seattle) after reading the last few posts in this thread and they didn't have much of anything – got some '16 Reserve de la Comtesse last fall for around $39 and would've absolutely grabbed some at $29.97 but no dice.

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#1873 Post by joejolesch » May 22nd, 2020, 4:11 pm

Alex Frank wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:18 pm
I went to check my Costco (SoDo Seattle) after reading the last few posts in this thread and they didn't have much of anything – got some '16 Reserve de la Comtesse last fall for around $39 and would've absolutely grabbed some at $29.97 but no dice.
Same here...no La Croix, no Comtesse, nothing really new. Was excited based on recent posts but have to remind myself...it’s still WDM, IA.

Grabbed some Guigal CDR and a Louis Jadot ‘16 Red Bourgogne just to not be completely empty handed, plus one whispering angel Rosé.

Anyone tried Château Giscours? Wasn’t going to take a gamble at $60.

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#1874 Post by Ron Erickson » May 22nd, 2020, 7:29 pm

joejolesch wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 4:11 pm
Alex Frank wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:18 pm
I went to check my Costco (SoDo Seattle) after reading the last few posts in this thread and they didn't have much of anything – got some '16 Reserve de la Comtesse last fall for around $39 and would've absolutely grabbed some at $29.97 but no dice.
Same here...no La Croix, no Comtesse, nothing really new. Was excited based on recent posts but have to remind myself...it’s still WDM, IA.

Grabbed some Guigal CDR and a Louis Jadot ‘16 Red Bourgogne just to not be completely empty handed, plus one whispering angel Rosé.

Anyone tried Château Giscours? Wasn’t going to take a gamble at $60.

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#1875 Post by joejolesch » May 23rd, 2020, 5:51 am

Ron Erickson wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 7:29 pm
joejolesch wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 4:11 pm
Alex Frank wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:18 pm
I went to check my Costco (SoDo Seattle) after reading the last few posts in this thread and they didn't have much of anything – got some '16 Reserve de la Comtesse last fall for around $39 and would've absolutely grabbed some at $29.97 but no dice.
Same here...no La Croix, no Comtesse, nothing really new. Was excited based on recent posts but have to remind myself...it’s still WDM, IA.

Grabbed some Guigal CDR and a Louis Jadot ‘16 Red Bourgogne just to not be completely empty handed, plus one whispering angel Rosé.

Anyone tried Château Giscours? Wasn’t going to take a gamble at $60.

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Thanks! Looks like it was a good price for the ‘16 Giscours and the Tertre. Will remember for next visit.

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#1876 Post by PHuff » May 23rd, 2020, 5:56 am

K. Tr@n wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 8:43 am
Adam Noble wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 6:51 am
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I got all 4 of these + La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou for $29.97.
Didn't like the Tenuta at all.
Reserve de la Comtesse and La Croix at that price points.are incredible value.
I picked up the La Croix at Costco for around $46 and it was great at the price. For $30 it’s a case buy. It’s an excellent Bordeaux.
Yes, La Croix is the best value wine I got this year. Reserve de la Comtesse is also good. I will need to buy more.
Guys, what vintage was the La Croix?
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#1877 Post by Adam Noble » May 23rd, 2020, 7:24 am

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#1878 Post by Jim Stewart » May 28th, 2020, 6:14 am

2016 Rocca delle Macie Chianti Classico Riserva at $14.97, both at my local Costco and local Total Wine (Boston area). The wine generally retails in the $22-$25 range, so this is a deeply discounted price. I have not tasted the 2016 but Rocca delle Macie is a quality producer.
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#1879 Post by Blake Brown » May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am

Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
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#1880 Post by John Kight » May 29th, 2020, 7:31 am

Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
I loved it and have already drank the better part of a case. (I bought one bottle, opened it, and ran back for a case). I posted a positive note in the prior thread from March that you're referencing and then several others said they really DID NOT like it. To me, it's a lovely $20 purchase, and shows dramatic improvement by opening the bottle, pouring one glass, and then returning to the bottle 3-4 hours later (which is how I've drank all the bottles I've had so far).

We figured out (from a signature on the bottle and clues on the cork) that the wine is made and bottled by Fontanafredda. I assume it's their base-level (Serralunga) Barolo, which normally retails for about $35-$40, but there's no way to be certain. However, it is a very easy-drinking, expressive Nebbiolo for a low price...I can't explain those saying they really hated it. (If they had said it was just "meh", I would have understood but would've suspected they didn't give it the air time it needs to open up).

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#1881 Post by CJ Beazley » May 29th, 2020, 7:35 am

John Kight wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:31 am
Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
I loved it and have already drank the better part of a case. (I bought one bottle, opened it, and ran back for a case). I posted a positive note in the prior thread from March that you're referencing and then several others said they really DID NOT like it. To me, it's a lovely $20 purchase, and shows dramatic improvement by opening the bottle, pouring one glass, and then returning to the bottle 3-4 hours later (which is how I've drank all the bottles I've had so far).

We figured out (from a signature on the bottle and clues on the cork) that the wine is made and bottled by Fontanafredda. I assume it's their base-level (Serralunga) Barolo, which normally retails for about $35-$40, but there's no way to be certain. However, it is a very easy-drinking, expressive Nebbiolo for a low price...I can't explain those saying they really hated it. (If they had said it was just "meh", I would have understood but would've suspected they didn't give it the air time it needs to open up).
Hey John, where was the last place you saw this and approximately when?
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#1882 Post by Blake Brown » May 29th, 2020, 7:50 am

John Kight wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:31 am
Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
I loved it and have already drank the better part of a case. (I bought one bottle, opened it, and ran back for a case). I posted a positive note in the prior thread from March that you're referencing and then several others said they really DID NOT like it. To me, it's a lovely $20 purchase, and shows dramatic improvement by opening the bottle, pouring one glass, and then returning to the bottle 3-4 hours later (which is how I've drank all the bottles I've had so far).

We figured out (from a signature on the bottle and clues on the cork) that the wine is made and bottled by Fontanafredda. I assume it's their base-level (Serralunga) Barolo, which normally retails for about $35-$40, but there's no way to be certain. However, it is a very easy-drinking, expressive Nebbiolo for a low price...I can't explain those saying they really hated it. (If they had said it was just "meh", I would have understood but would've suspected they didn't give it the air time it needs to open up).
I'll keep an open mind when we open our bottle. My friend has a very good palate as I trust you do and thanks for the info as to source.
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#1883 Post by David Wright » May 29th, 2020, 7:52 am

CJ, if you have the item number, you can call customer service at a local Costco and they can tell you if any nearby stores have it.

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#1884 Post by Sherri S h a p i r o » May 29th, 2020, 8:18 am

CJ Beazley wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:35 am
John Kight wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:31 am
Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
I loved it and have already drank the better part of a case. (I bought one bottle, opened it, and ran back for a case). I posted a positive note in the prior thread from March that you're referencing and then several others said they really DID NOT like it. To me, it's a lovely $20 purchase, and shows dramatic improvement by opening the bottle, pouring one glass, and then returning to the bottle 3-4 hours later (which is how I've drank all the bottles I've had so far).

We figured out (from a signature on the bottle and clues on the cork) that the wine is made and bottled by Fontanafredda. I assume it's their base-level (Serralunga) Barolo, which normally retails for about $35-$40, but there's no way to be certain. However, it is a very easy-drinking, expressive Nebbiolo for a low price...I can't explain those saying they really hated it. (If they had said it was just "meh", I would have understood but would've suspected they didn't give it the air time it needs to open up).
Hey John, where was the last place you saw this and approximately when?
Thanks,
Bz
Craig - Here is the Costco item number: 1355183. Hope this helps!

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#1885 Post by John Kight » May 29th, 2020, 9:15 am

CJ Beazley wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:35 am
John Kight wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 7:31 am
Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
I loved it and have already drank the better part of a case. (I bought one bottle, opened it, and ran back for a case). I posted a positive note in the prior thread from March that you're referencing and then several others said they really DID NOT like it. To me, it's a lovely $20 purchase, and shows dramatic improvement by opening the bottle, pouring one glass, and then returning to the bottle 3-4 hours later (which is how I've drank all the bottles I've had so far).

We figured out (from a signature on the bottle and clues on the cork) that the wine is made and bottled by Fontanafredda. I assume it's their base-level (Serralunga) Barolo, which normally retails for about $35-$40, but there's no way to be certain. However, it is a very easy-drinking, expressive Nebbiolo for a low price...I can't explain those saying they really hated it. (If they had said it was just "meh", I would have understood but would've suspected they didn't give it the air time it needs to open up).
Hey John, where was the last place you saw this and approximately when?
Thanks,
Bz
I've seen it at more than one of the Dallas and Plano locations within the last 10 days or so. I'm pretty certain the Plano West location still has it in stock (I think that was the last location I was at).

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#1886 Post by joejolesch » May 29th, 2020, 10:46 am

2016 Chateau Giscours - $69
2016 Chateau Tertre- $44
2008 Dom Perignon - $155

Grabbed 1 bottle of each Bordeaux and the last two ‘08 DPs.

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#1887 Post by ykwon » May 29th, 2020, 2:58 pm

Nice little find in W Plano.

2015 Louis Michel MdT $33.99
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#1888 Post by Arv R » May 29th, 2020, 5:38 pm

#471 had these this afternoon

17 Guidalberto $20
15 Lilian Ladouys $20
16 Nozzole CCR $15
15 Mt Eden Estate Chard $45
20 Yr Warres Tawny $20
Beringer Sonoma Coast PN $11 (I missed the vintage, but last time they had it was a few bucks more)

Selection of fine wine was a bit larger than normal, but much more haphhazard/chaoticly organized.

I suspect they will be getting more discounted wine as the economy slows down further
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#1889 Post by Mike Kuller » May 29th, 2020, 11:01 pm

I was in the Danville Costco early last Friday morning. No restricting the number or age of customers and too crowded to social distance.

Looking for good wine being discounted and found very little of interest.
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#1890 Post by CJ Beazley » May 30th, 2020, 10:25 am

ykwon wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 2:58 pm
Nice little find in W Plano.

2015 Louis Michel MdT $33.99
I went Thursday and got 3 of these I’m almost positive these were $27.00 down in Duncanville
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#1891 Post by ykwon » May 30th, 2020, 10:43 am

CJ Beazley wrote:
May 30th, 2020, 10:25 am
ykwon wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 2:58 pm
Nice little find in W Plano.

2015 Louis Michel MdT $33.99
I went Thursday and got 3 of these I’m almost positive these were $27.00 down in Duncanville
Man that’s a great deal!
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#1892 Post by K. Tr@n » May 30th, 2020, 2:02 pm

2014 Clos du Marquis 3L for 99.97.
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#1893 Post by Mattstolz » May 30th, 2020, 2:15 pm

ERPark wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Ventured into a local Costco today for the first time in several weeks (for those who know me well, that’s an eternity unless I’m on vacation overseas). Very surprised to see quite a few markdowns in the alcohol section:

Warre’s Tawny Otima 20 year port (500ml) - $19.97
2015 Fontodi Vigna del Sorbo Chianti Classico Gran Selezione - $49.97
2017 Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto Toscano - $19.97
2016 Reserve de la Comtesse Bordeaux - $29.97
2016 Louis Max Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four - $9.97
2016 Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz - $9.97
that's a heck of a trip. I would have bought most of the wooden box the Vigna del Sorbo was in for that price.

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#1894 Post by Ed Steinway » May 31st, 2020, 9:36 am

I saw these at the Danville, CA. Costco this morning:

2014 Lail J Daniel Cuvee $175.99
2017 Schrader RBS $345.99
2007 Salon $499.99

Did not buy any. :)

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#1895 Post by KenL. » May 31st, 2020, 10:21 am

Ed Steinway wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 9:36 am
I saw these at the Danville, CA. Costco this morning:

2014 Lail J Daniel Cuvee $175.99
2017 Schrader RBS $345.99
2007 Salon $499.99

Did not buy any. :)
I was there on Friday, missed those but I think they moved where they keep the wines behind glass. Not that I would have bought. Saw lots of Ridge Three Valleys but price was the same as elsewhere.
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#1896 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » May 31st, 2020, 10:48 am

Torrance location is loaded up with 2016 Produttori Barbaresco for $35.99.
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#1897 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » May 31st, 2020, 11:44 am

Has anyone tried the 2015 Cucco - Barolo (Serralunga)? Worth a $40 spend?
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#1898 Post by Jdbramm » May 31st, 2020, 2:35 pm

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 11:44 am
Has anyone tried the 2015 Cucco - Barolo (Serralunga)? Worth a $40 spend?
I’ve got the 2013 but haven’t tried it yet, so no help.

Denver Costco - Park meadows just put the 2016 Chateau Cos d’Estournel on sale for $129. I bought the last three (besides the display) and they gave me the OWC. Nice little bonus!
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#1899 Post by David Kaufman » May 31st, 2020, 2:54 pm

Blake Brown wrote:
May 28th, 2020, 7:31 am
Anyone a fan of the 15` Kirkland Barolo from Langhe- $20? I read a few comments from March above, but seems a couple of folks are not liking it.

Ran into a winemaker friend in Costco and he raved about it and suggested I get some. I noticed he had 6 bottles in his cart. Went over to find it and discovered it was gone and when I asked if they had more, a lady, who had taken the last 3 bottles, overheard me and offered me one. How nice. Yet to try, but the tip is from a knowledgeable source.
Thanks for the tip; picked some of these up today from North Scottsdale

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#1900 Post by M a x S w o m l e y » May 31st, 2020, 3:01 pm

Jdbramm wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 2:35 pm
Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
May 31st, 2020, 11:44 am
Has anyone tried the 2015 Cucco - Barolo (Serralunga)? Worth a $40 spend?
I’ve got the 2013 but haven’t tried it yet, so no help.

Denver Costco - Park meadows just put the 2016 Chateau Cos d’Estournel on sale for $129. I bought the last three (besides the display) and they gave me the OWC. Nice little bonus!
I just got my Costco card and checked out Arvada - wasn't great. Is Park Meadows generally solid?

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