Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

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Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

#1401 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » May 8th, 2019, 5:35 pm

Thanks, Frank. No need to at this point, however --- I just called them to confirm my request, so all is as good as it can be.

These would be in addition to the 3 bottles I picked up in the previous offer, which were all 1ers, iirc.

These will be my introduction to Marguet; my research leads me to believe these will be smack dab in my sweet spot for sparklers.
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#1402 Post by Chris Blum » May 8th, 2019, 7:25 pm

The vazart NV bdb is a great value. Delicious
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#1403 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » May 12th, 2019, 3:20 pm

Received my Marguet confirmation on Thursday, btw. Apparently Le Parc was a popular ask because I only got one of the two I asked for.
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#1404 Post by Frank Murray III » May 12th, 2019, 7:39 pm

Chris Blum wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 7:25 pm
The vazart NV bdb is a great value. Delicious
Yep, it is, Chris. I opened another one last weekend and it was drinking great. Cool find. I wish I could get access to more of the range, but it seems most of it is still not making it to the US. Next time I go to Champagne, I am going to set a visit at this property and taste through the range.
My WOTY candidates for 2019:
2014 Marie Courtin Eloquence Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Occidental Ridge SC PN
2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Platt SC PN
2017 Kutch Pinot Noir SC PN
2009 Roederer Cristal Brut

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2017 Kutch Falstaff Sonoma Coast PN
2012 Marguet La Grande Ruelle Ambonnay

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#1405 Post by Josh Grossman » May 15th, 2019, 10:07 am

Magnums are more fun!

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#1406 Post by julianseersmartin » May 16th, 2019, 11:43 am

The offer on Fidele today is on some seriously aggressive pricing. I've gone long.

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#1407 Post by Frank Murray III » May 16th, 2019, 11:54 am

Julian, I already have the Fidele and Argile, but not the new release of the Saignee, so I asked for some of those. I had the 14 Saignee over the holiday season and it was terrific.
My WOTY candidates for 2019:
2014 Marie Courtin Eloquence Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Occidental Ridge SC PN
2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Platt SC PN
2017 Kutch Pinot Noir SC PN
2009 Roederer Cristal Brut

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2017 Kutch Falstaff Sonoma Coast PN
2012 Marguet La Grande Ruelle Ambonnay

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#1408 Post by Josh Grossman » May 16th, 2019, 12:18 pm

julianseersmartin wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 11:43 am
The offer on Fidele today is on some seriously aggressive pricing. I've gone long.
CT shows vintage and NV. I assume it's all NV and the CT notes are just referring to the base year?

Is this the wine being offered?
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=2398760

Or is it one of these or are these the same thing?
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=3026107
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=3179724
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=595045
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=2665048
https://www.cellartracker.com/wine.asp?iWine=2570997
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#1409 Post by julianseersmartin » May 16th, 2019, 12:23 pm

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 12:18 pm
julianseersmartin wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 11:43 am
The offer on Fidele today is on some seriously aggressive pricing. I've gone long.
CT shows vintage and NV. I assume it's all NV and the CT notes are just referring to the base year?
Fidele is only about 5% reserve. Bertrand Gautherot considers this a vintage wine, but CIVC requires that any champagne with multiple vintages in the blend be marked NV. So this is récolte 2015 - a.k.a 2015 with a dash of reserves. It's roughly akin to a 2015 base champagne.

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#1410 Post by Josh Grossman » May 16th, 2019, 12:26 pm

julianseersmartin wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Josh Grossman wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 12:18 pm
julianseersmartin wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 11:43 am
The offer on Fidele today is on some seriously aggressive pricing. I've gone long.
CT shows vintage and NV. I assume it's all NV and the CT notes are just referring to the base year?
Fidele is only about 5% reserve. Bertrand Gautherot considers this a vintage wine, but CIVC requires that any champagne with multiple vintages in the blend be marked NV. So this is récolte 2015 - a.k.a 2015 with a dash of reserves. It's roughly akin to a 2015 base champagne.
Thanks. New to me but sounds like my style and will give it a try.

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#1411 Post by julianseersmartin » May 16th, 2019, 12:31 pm

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Thanks. New to me but sounds like my style and will give it a try.
For me, V&S wines are top tier in quality, and I could almost forgo every other champagne in their place. Fidele is quite vinous in style and is a marvelous food wine. It drinks very well fresh and that is a deliberate aspect of the winemaking. It's also quite low dosage but it carries it well. I'm sure you won't be disappointed and at an absolute minimum it'll be very intellectually pleasing. I believe FMIII is as much a fan as I am.

The R15 is excellent by the way, more forward than the R14 and just delicious already.

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#1412 Post by C Chen » May 16th, 2019, 12:43 pm

I thought Fidele was decent. Pretty lean and acidic. It has its place.
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#1413 Post by Troy Stark » May 16th, 2019, 1:24 pm

Anyone else having issues with their account page over the last couple of days or is it just me?
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#1414 Post by julianseersmartin » May 16th, 2019, 1:48 pm

Troy Stark wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 1:24 pm
Anyone else having issues with their account page over the last couple of days or is it just me?
I haven't been able to see my pending wines for a couple of weeks at least. I'm assuming it's to do with the impending website update.

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#1415 Post by Josh Grossman » May 16th, 2019, 2:48 pm

julianseersmartin wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 1:48 pm
Troy Stark wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 1:24 pm
Anyone else having issues with their account page over the last couple of days or is it just me?
I haven't been able to see my pending wines for a couple of weeks at least. I'm assuming it's to do with the impending website update.
Works fine for me. Maybe sign out and back in or try a different browser?

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#1416 Post by Russ Williams » May 16th, 2019, 4:21 pm

I grabbed some of the Fidèle.
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#1417 Post by Sc0tt F!tzger@ld » May 16th, 2019, 8:26 pm

How does one get these offers? I’ve dropped several grand on Envoyer since joining late last year and all I get is odds and ends champagne offers - none of the stuff y’all talk about. Last was Guy Charlemagne, which I bought, but that’s been about it.
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#1418 Post by Jeff P » May 17th, 2019, 1:26 am

Troy Stark wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 1:24 pm
Anyone else having issues with their account page over the last couple of days or is it just me?
I have been... i just e-mail and ask for my holdings and they get back to me fairly quickly
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