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2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

#1 Post by mattcitrang » January 8th, 2019, 9:23 am

Email just hit.

The 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer will go live on Tuesday, January 15th at 9:00 AM PST. As in the past, this release is via email only. At the time the release opens, you will receive an email with a link to the offer and your log-in credentials.


The offer:

2017 Rivers-Marie Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir -- $30/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Anderson Valley Pinot Noir -- $30/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Pinot Noir -- $60/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Bearwallow Vineyard Pinot Noir -- $60/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Occidental Ridge Pinot Noir -- $60/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Platt Vineayrd Pinot Noir -- $60/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Summa Vineyard Pinot Noir -- $60/btl

2017 Rivers-Marie Summa Old Vines Pinot Noir -- $80/btl



If you need to change your contact information in advance of the release, please email Will Segui at will@riversmarie.com and we will be happy to update your information.

Thank you for your continued support!

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#2 Post by T.Phillips » January 8th, 2019, 9:58 am

Any recs on which of these to go for apart from Bearwallow?
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#3 Post by AlexS » January 8th, 2019, 10:11 am

Drank a 2016 Bearwallow last week, really nice wine that should improve with time. I will be buying some from this offer.
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#4 Post by Michael Martin » January 8th, 2019, 11:45 am

I found the 2016 Anderson Valley to be sweet. The '16 Summa was very good as always. The '16 Silver Eagle was very good. The '16 Occidental and Bearwallow underwhelmed me.

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#5 Post by Cris Whetstone » January 8th, 2019, 12:11 pm

Summa Old Vines and Sonoma Coast bottlings are auto-buys.
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#6 Post by larry schaffer » January 8th, 2019, 12:28 pm

Will some of these be at Falltacular? It'd be fun to try them then if possible . . . and take my 1 oz pour of each [snort.gif] [soap.gif] grouphug

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#7 Post by William Segui » January 8th, 2019, 4:02 pm

larry schaffer wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 12:28 pm
Will some of these be at Falltacular? It'd be fun to try them then if possible . . . and take my 1 oz pour of each [snort.gif] [soap.gif] grouphug
I have it on good authority that there will be a few in attendance.

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#8 Post by Chris H. » January 8th, 2019, 4:14 pm

Is the Summa Old Vines worth the premium over the regular Summa bottling? Last year I only got the Sonoma Coast, but will be picking up some extra this year.
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#9 Post by Michael Martin » January 8th, 2019, 4:24 pm

Chris H. wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Is the Summa Old Vines worth the premium over the regular Summa bottling? Last year I only got the Sonoma Coast, but will be picking up some extra this year.
The single vineyards are more unique than the blends and I would encourage anyone to try them. Is the Old Vine worth being singled out? Maybe. I find it more complex, but the big step is from blend to single vineyard.

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#10 Post by Frank Murray III » January 8th, 2019, 4:39 pm

For me, as I try to manage to finite cellar space, I typically go for Summa, Summa OV, Ox, and the S Coast. I just can't take everything.

Chris, to assess whether it is worth it or not for you, why not just try the OV and do it side by side with the Summa regular. Then, you will know. Blind them and really see if there is a difference. For me, there is and I like them both.
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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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#11 Post by Chris H. » January 8th, 2019, 5:12 pm

Thank you for the replies! I appreciate it. I'll probably get the max of Sonoma Coast, Anderson Valley, and a few Summa, and a few Summa Old Vines.
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#12 Post by Bud Carey » January 8th, 2019, 5:32 pm

Give the Summa Old Vines a few years. They are incredible with age.
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#13 Post by Jeff Bloom » January 8th, 2019, 6:59 pm

I've been on a wine buying hiatus as a concession to age and lack of storage space but this ends it, at least temporarily. I love Rivers-Marie Pinots and just can't pass them up.

Is the Summa OV worth the premium? It is definitely a step up but I get so much pleasure from the other SVDs and it exceeds my self imposed price limit such that I usually pass or pick up just one bottle.

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#14 Post by Eric S n y d e r » January 8th, 2019, 7:08 pm

Drinking a 2016 Summa right now... on the bigger side, but so expressive and fun right now!

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#15 Post by Sherri S h a p i r o » January 9th, 2019, 4:44 am

Like others, I have been significantly curtailing my purchases. But this is one of 3 domestic pinots I am still buying. Terrific wines, and while the Sonoma Coast is the QPR champ and drinks well early, I like the single vineyards, particularly summa and summa ov, with some age.

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#16 Post by Dave McCloskey » January 9th, 2019, 12:17 pm

I'm suffering from a case of PN burnout, so I'm passing this year.

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#17 Post by Michael Martin » January 9th, 2019, 12:37 pm

I'll probably pass too, but that is because I have found my PN pleasure substitute in a most unlikely spot: Grenache.

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#18 Post by Paul Miller » January 9th, 2019, 12:42 pm

I need to open one of my cellared bottles. Passed a couple of times. Also once again redistributing dollars.

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#19 Post by James Dennis » January 9th, 2019, 2:54 pm

Summa Old Vines. Maybe my favorite domestic pinot noir. I am pretty much not buying any more domestic pinot anymore, but I will buy enough from RM to allow me to get a couple bottles of Summa OV until my cc gets taken away. It is worth the premium.

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#20 Post by James Dennis » January 9th, 2019, 2:55 pm

I'm pretty much in the same spot Sherri. What are your other 2 pinots you buy if you don't mind sharing?

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#21 Post by ncostanzo1 » January 9th, 2019, 9:23 pm

Sonoma Coast is on auto buy as well. I think I'm going to grab 1 Summa of each SVD. Just for the fun of it.
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#22 Post by Jim F » January 14th, 2019, 12:46 pm

Bump. And, Will Segui, any advance on The RM newsletter?
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#23 Post by Paul Miller » January 14th, 2019, 1:08 pm

Does RM still make a Pinot from Kanzler?

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#24 Post by William Segui » January 14th, 2019, 1:30 pm

Jim F wrote:
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Bump. And, Will Segui, any advance on The RM newsletter?
Here it is. I'm still building out the website component, hope to have it up this afternoon. --will

Winter 2019

Lost amidst all the chaos of the 2017 harvest is the superb quality of its Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. Before the fires hit the evening of October 8th, the growing season had been relatively uneventful with the only blip being the Labor Day heat wave. That had a much greater impact in Napa then in Sonoma. Both counties saw record temperatures but Sonoma’s proximity to the coast allowed it to warm more slowly in the morning and moderate faster in the evening. Peak temps were both shorter and lower. Once we got out of this brief spell, the vines recovered quickly and we saw a return to a cool growing season. The Pinot Noirs are characterized by great focus and purity, varietal and site transparency and racy acidities, basically everything that makes this grape so appealing. The perfume of these wines was apparent very early in their development. Several of the bottlings made dazzling first impressions as early as fermenter stage. We aren't big numbers people in terms of gauging potential quality, but we couldn't help being impressed by the lower sugars and pHs at true ripeness in 2017. Here on the north coast, Napa tends to be a vintage’s qualitative barometer. In 2017, it is the Burgundian varietals on the Sonoma side that shine, producing the most classic vintage we have bottled to date.

The Wines

2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 750 cases
With such a strong vintage for quality and quantity, we were able to be incredibly selective in 2017. There is a piece of every single vineyard designate site in this wine. The base is still Riddle Vineyard, located in a warmer northeastern corner of Occidental, complemented here by young vines from Summa, some clone 667 from Occidental Ridge, clone 828 from Silver Eagle and one used barrel of Platt. This blend gives a great insight into what the vintage provided on the true Sonoma Coast. Riddle is naturally red fruited so this wine comes across as a little more accessible than the more brooding 2016 version. Plum, mineral laced red fruit and mint jump out first balanced by a mouthwatering acidity that comes in a little earlier than normal.

2017 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Anderson Valley, 160 cases
Once again this wine comes from the original vines at Bearwallow. To us, this block has much more of a red fruited, savory character then the blocks we bottle as the Bearwallow vineyard designate. There’s a lot more give to this edition compared to the 2016. There is also less rusticity, replaced here by a more focused fruit quality. I'd put this on an equal qualitative footing with the Sonoma Coast, last year I thought the Sonoma Coast was more fully realized when comparing the two appellation offerings. Cut hay, rhubarb, white pepper and ripe tannin round out the generous palate. This is showing so well right now it's a joy to drink.

2017 Rivers-Marie Bearwallow Vineyard Pinot Noir Anderson Valley, 260 cases
We love the wildness of the Anderson Valley wine profile. For all the talk about house styles in wineries, we feel this wine proves our wines are products of place first and foremost. We take grape growing very serious and we feel all the quality of our wines comes from paying very close attention in the vineyard. Truthfully, once the grapes hit the winery, we don't do that much to them. With this Rhys site, we never have much to contribute. Kevin and his team do such a great job of farming, we never have to ask for anything. We always head out to the site looking to make suggestions but usually we just take a quick walk, see that everything is perfectly dialed and then go have lunch. The two blocks that make up this bottling are especially fascinating in their clonal make up and corresponding cluster morphology. The wine these vines produce has a nice mix of red and purple fruit, white flowers, white pepper, baking spice, loam and licorice. The fresh fruit core has plenty of lift from acidity and fruit tannin. This wine, like the Platt and Occidental Ridge, will take a little time to unwind in bottle.

2017 Rivers-Marie Occidental Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 240 cases
Writing this note is beginning to feel like writing the Summa Old Vines note. We have kind of run out of original things to say about the wine. This has been a consistently great site since we started with it in 2005. The color here is almost as saturated as Platt. Dark red berries, menthol, smoke, pennyroyal mint and violets provide the initial aromatic impression. The always low natural pH gives this wine a lightness that belies its initial intensity. We started using a little whole cluster in 2012 to cut into some of the candied mid-palate we perceived in the early vintages and here it not only provides cut but also texture. The mouthfeel takes on a tactile quality that balances the darker fruits that emerge on the finish. Abundant fruit tannin once again provides the structure and this wine, like the Platt, will take a few years in the cellar to reach full potential.

2017 Rivers-Marie Platt Vineyard Sonoma Coast, 150 cases
We are thrilled to offer our first vintage of Platt from what we feel is the best block in the vineyard. We had long admired Radio Coteau’s Platt offering (actually all of their wines) so we jumped at the chance to work with their block when it became available in 2017. The block is a little over an acre and a half and planted to the Calera clone. The wine has a density I have never really seen on the coast. The initial aromatic impression I only know how to describe as Burgundian reduction. It has a brooding, restrained perfume that we associate with high quality French Pinots. Though the color is dense, the wine is incredibly light on its feet veering from classic coastal notes of red berry, menthol, licorice and cloves to a tightly wound, structured finish. The tannin here is all fruit tannin and it is abundant. This wind buffered site produces berries with incredibly thick skins making for wines that will require some patience to unwind. I wouldn't quite classify this as an inward leaning wine but there is incredible potential here that will take a few years to come out.

2017 Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 300 cases
We noticed a real shift in quality for this bottling in 2016. This new edition takes things up another notch with the addition of some Swan clone and the declassifying of all the clone 828 into the Sonoma Coast. There’s a refined element to the wine that wasn’t in the early versions and we appear to have solved some of the reduction issues with the inclusion of 15% whole cluster. Coming from a warmer spot in Occidental, this still features the darkest fruit profile of all the bottlings but balanced by the high natural acidity of the vintage. This new clonal mix provides a lighter palate impact without sacrificing any of the density of the experience. Black cherry, cola, mint and wild herbs run from start to finish in this wine making it a good candidate to be the early drinker in the line up. We do however expect the stuffing in this wine to help with aging, the 2009 is just now entering its mature drinking window.

2017 Rivers-Marie Summa Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 300 cases
The palate here is usually very deep compared to the Old Vines broad, initial appeal. With vine age, this wine is getting a little closer to its older sibling every year. It is still a more generous wine at release given its core of red fruit but all of the Old Vines elements are creeping into the palate. A savory edge has emerged the last few years that we think will only intensify with time. For all the dark cherry and plum, there are equal parts mint, licorice and pine resin. This bottling is still a more immediate drinker than Summa Old Vines but now at 20 years of vine age, the profile gap is closing. With more normal yields in 2017, we also were able to be more selective. Even so, we are happy to be able to actually offer some quantity of this wine to you. Most years, Mother Nature isn't so kind.

2017 Rivers-Marie Summa Old Vines Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, 180 cases
Here we could copy and paste our notes from the last few vintages. This wine has gotten so consistently good since Ulises Valdez and his crew took over farming. The color is more stable, aromatics are more explosive and the depth of the wine has increased starting with the 2014 vintage. The 2017 continues this trend and might be the best wine from this vineyard in that 2014-2017 vintage span. It would be easy to say every year that this is the best wine in the line up but I do truly believe it in ’17. It’s the completeness of the wine that best conveys this message. It will be one of those wines that drinks well now, 5 years from now, 10 years from now and until it decides to give out. The characteristics of the wine are pure Summa: red/orange fruit, cut hay, pine needles, purple flowers, crushed rock and wet earth. It has a lingering inner mouth perfume that pulls out more floral notes and a more pure red fruit profile. There’s the usual weightiness without heaviness at the finish complemented by the natural acidity of the site. As we move into the 40th year of these vines, we expect this lithe density to continue trending upward offering more mouthwatering power that only vine age can provide.


The Future

We will continue with the three mailer cycle this year. Last year’s varietally specific mailers proved to be a success so you will see the Chardonnays offered in a few weeks. The Pinots and Chardonnays will again ship together once the Chardonnay mailer closes in late February. The Cabernet mailer will drop on its usual date of the third Tuesday in July.

Speaking of Cabernet, the outlook for quantity looks pretty poor for 2017. We have been making some hard blending cuts over the course of the last several months. The lineup currently looks to be Napa, Panek and a tiny bit of Lore. For us, we are going with all pre-fire picks. In Napa, there were some really good lots picked after the fires but not for Rivers-Marie. No Herb Lamb or Calistoga in 2017 but you will see them return in 2018.

To wrap with a little good news, 2018 looks phenomenal. One of the most ideal growing seasons in our brief history has produced stellar wines across all varietals. Temperatures were moderate for the entire growing season allowing for maximum hang time and true ripeness at lower than average brix. The color saturation for 2018 is intense but the wines are well balanced by a sturdy fruit core and buffering tannins and acidity. The wines are finely chiseled already and we look forward to seeing how they develop over the next few months.

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#25 Post by NickRut » January 14th, 2019, 2:10 pm

Sounds like a great year for Pinots. Will have to try to restrain myself tomorrow from going nuts with the spend.
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#26 Post by AlexS » January 14th, 2019, 2:17 pm

Ugh.

Too many annoying decisions.
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#27 Post by KenL. » January 14th, 2019, 2:30 pm

Thank you Will for the great detailed notes.
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#28 Post by KyleC » January 14th, 2019, 7:10 pm

+1 thanks for the descriptions. Sorry to hear about the '17 cabs...
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#29 Post by Marshall Gelb » January 15th, 2019, 6:37 am

Always look forward to these pinots and have been buying since the very first vintage. Now due to age and having too much wine, I have cut down considerably. Nonetheless, I will still be buying these as they remain among my very favorite California pinots. As an added bonus , for me, they drink well early plus age well. Luckily, my girls have excellent palates and will always volunteer to help with “inventory reduction.”

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#30 Post by P. D e r d e y n » January 15th, 2019, 8:57 am

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#31 Post by Bud Carey » January 15th, 2019, 10:52 am

I'm in...
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#32 Post by Frank Z » January 15th, 2019, 11:21 am

I didn’t get the initial email but I got the email today! Order in for 1 each of the Sonoma Coast, Anderson Valley, Bearwallow, Platt, and Old Vines Summa! Love the shipping rates! Looking forward to trying them out!
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#33 Post by Brandon R » January 15th, 2019, 11:28 am

In for a few of the Pinot Noir:

2 x Sonoma Coast
2 x Anderson Valley
1 x Silver Eagle
1 x Occidental Ridge
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#34 Post by Jörgen Lindström Carlvik » January 15th, 2019, 12:11 pm

Solid scores by AG released today. Entry-level Chardonnay (93 p) and PN scored 92+. Well done considering its modest USD30 price tags.
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#35 Post by David Baum » January 15th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Grabbed the SC and AV. Tought to pass at $30 even though I already have far more pinot than I need

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#36 Post by blainemorris » January 15th, 2019, 1:36 pm

Anderson Valley appellation wine already sold out when I placed my order at 1:00PST today, get your order in folks!

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#37 Post by ykwon » January 15th, 2019, 2:16 pm

Shoot. Been super busy today and didn’t get around to finalizing my order to include the Anderson
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#38 Post by JeremyMullman » January 15th, 2019, 2:29 pm

In for Summa and AV.

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#39 Post by KyleC » January 15th, 2019, 3:46 pm

1 x Sonoma Coast
2 x Anderson Valley (missed this last year)
1 x Bearwallow
1 x Platt
1 x Silver Eagle
2 x Summa
2 x Summa OV

Also splitting the RAEN mixed six pack with a friend. Today was not kind to the wallet... [truce.gif]
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#40 Post by C. Keller » January 15th, 2019, 4:50 pm

In for 4 bottles. First timer and just signed up. Super excited.

But can we talk about the $4 a bottle to ship? [cheers.gif]
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#41 Post by Frank Murray III » January 15th, 2019, 4:51 pm

$4 is an issue for you, Chris? That is quite reasonable IMO.
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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#42 Post by Steve Gautier » January 15th, 2019, 4:54 pm

C. Keller wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:50 pm
In for 4 bottles. First timer and just signed up. Super excited.

But can we talk about the $4 a bottle to ship? [cheers.gif]
Would you buy the Sonoma Coast for $34 and free shipping?
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#43 Post by Albert R » January 15th, 2019, 5:05 pm

I don't prefer or drink much PN but I always pick-up a few bottles of RM. Shipping is reasonable IMHO.
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#44 Post by Derek Li » January 15th, 2019, 5:16 pm

Maxed out on Sonoma Coast, Anderson, Summa, and Summa OV. One of my favorite Pinot Noir.

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#45 Post by JeremyMullman » January 15th, 2019, 5:19 pm

C. Keller wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:50 pm
In for 4 bottles. First timer and just signed up. Super excited.

But can we talk about the $4 a bottle to ship? [cheers.gif]
Pretty reasonable compared to other lists I’m on, at least. Not sure I know many wineries shipping three packs for $12. And I believe they comp shipping on the cabs (or used to, at least).

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#46 Post by C. Keller » January 15th, 2019, 5:42 pm

Frank Murray III wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:51 pm
$4 is an issue for you, Chris? That is quite reasonable IMO.
Nope. Not an issue at all. Quite reasonablle. Its pretty amazing to be honest.
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Re: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

#47 Post by Frank Murray III » January 15th, 2019, 6:13 pm

C. Keller wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 5:42 pm
Frank Murray III wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:51 pm
$4 is an issue for you, Chris? That is quite reasonable IMO.
Nope. Not an issue at all. Quite reasonablle. Its pretty amazing to be honest.
Chris, dig it. It's easy in a email/bulletin board world to assume, which is why I asked.
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

My best wines of 2018:
2017 Kutch Falstaff Sonoma Coast PN
2012 Marguet La Grande Ruelle Ambonnay

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Re: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

#48 Post by Cris Whetstone » January 15th, 2019, 6:24 pm

Yeah. The shipping rate is just icing on the cake. I was quite shocked this list wasn't full when I rejoined last year. I asked for extras in Commerce Corner assuming it was full before trying to sign up.

$30 for the SC is just kinda silly. Especially considering how long it's been that price. I woulda bought more than 3 if I coulda. [drinkers.gif]
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Re: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

#49 Post by Alex G » January 16th, 2019, 6:36 am

In for my usual case and a half. These are excellent every damn time. Every vineyard, Sonoma too. At a great price. And a crowd-pleaser every time. "This Pinot is so good! I don't usually have Pinot this good." -- from guests, every time.
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Re: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

#50 Post by Peter Shurman » January 16th, 2019, 7:47 am

Lesson learned ... After missing out on the AV PN last year, I ordered as soon as this offer hit my inbox.

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