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#3501 Post by Kris Patten » September 7th, 2019, 6:58 pm

Rob Weaver wrote:
September 7th, 2019, 6:35 pm
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Whoa the mystery series just escalated quickly... Intel on the cult cab?
Bryant?
Harlan?
Probably Colgin
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#3502 Post by Tom W » September 7th, 2019, 7:39 pm

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September 7th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Rimmerman has gone completely mad. A $500 mystery wine? Maybe he is selling the list of buyers for this offering to every scam artist in the country. Imagine how valuable a list of gullible people that fall for a $500 mystery wine are.
Hey, if it's Screaming Eagle, you could flip it for a fat profit. [rofl.gif]

But, yeah, it's possible (but unlikely) that Rimmerman is doing a swansong take-what-you-can-get before "retiring" by feeding his list to sharks.
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#3503 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » September 7th, 2019, 7:48 pm

I’m sure the $500 bottle is one of those cults, which makes it an even easier pass than the price tag.

On the earlier one, are there any other white Loire producers (besides Huet) who use the “1er Trie” moniker?

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#3504 Post by Tom W » September 7th, 2019, 8:03 pm

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
September 7th, 2019, 7:48 pm
I’m sure the $500 bottle is one of those cults, which makes it an even easier pass than the price tag.

On the earlier one, are there any other white Loire producers (besides Huet) who use the “1er Trie” moniker?
1) But eBay (winebid)

2) I entered “1er Trie” (without quotes) into cellartracker.com, then narrowed to Region = "Loire Valley" and then grouped by producer. Here are the results: https://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp? ... ire+Valley

Domaine Huet 97.9% Bottles (10,561)
François Pinon 0.8% Bottles (81)
Domaine des Petits Quarts (Godineau) 0.5% Bottles (58)
Vincent Carême 0.4% Bottles (41)
Foreau Domaine du Clos Naudin 0.2% Bottles (22)
Domaine de Vigneau-Chevreau 0.1% Bottles (9)
Domaine des Aubuisières 0.1% Bottles (9)
Domaine Bourillon Dorléans 0.0% Bottles (1)
Sébastien Brunet 0.0% Bottles (1)
Domaine Sylvain Gaudron 0.0% Bottles (1)

So, yeah, it would be a smart bet that it's Huet. Based on that raw CT data, call it a 98% probability. Add in Garagiste history and call it ~99.8%.
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#3505 Post by Tom Wheltle » September 7th, 2019, 9:30 pm

A 500 dollar mystery? Truly a "jumped the shark" moment.

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#3506 Post by Nick F. » September 10th, 2019, 9:36 pm

Hoang Pham wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 4:12 pm
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August 2nd, 2019, 3:48 pm
Hmmm A new NAPA Cab Myster....

More Summer Crazy – Napa Valley
Pretty sure it's Del Dotto. Wth, in for a case.

Any truth to this mystery?
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#3507 Post by A Laubach » September 11th, 2019, 7:25 am

Anyone know anything about the 2016 Halos de Jupiter Chateauneuf du Pape “Adrastee” offered last night? Doesn't appear there is a lot out there so not many tasting notes on previous vintages.
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#3508 Post by KevinK » September 15th, 2019, 8:15 am

Reporting back on some mysteries...

Pinot Noir Two Vintage Mystery Sonoma: Acacia Russian River Valley '14 and '16
2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Mystery: Corinthian (I've found next to nothing on this, one vivino review claims this was made at Opus One)
2015 Mystery Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley: Angela Estate Abbott Claim (as expected)
2013 Mystery Gran Selezione Chianti Classico: Castello di Gabbiano Gran Selezione Bellezza
Delicious Douro Mystery Red: 2015 Chryseia (pleasantly surprised)
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#3509 Post by Arv R » September 16th, 2019, 9:46 pm

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September 11th, 2019, 7:25 am
Anyone know anything about the 2016 Halos de Jupiter Chateauneuf du Pape “Adrastee” offered last night? Doesn't appear there is a lot out there so not many tasting notes on previous vintages.
That doesn't seem to be the typical Rimmerman style of Rhone. I always thought the Cambie wines were much more extracted/international etc. Not making a criticism of the style (I have a few of his wines in the cellar) but just thought Garagiste generally favored balanced approaches.
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#3510 Post by Scott Watkins » September 17th, 2019, 8:03 pm

KevinK wrote:
September 15th, 2019, 8:15 am
Reporting back on some mysteries...

Pinot Noir Two Vintage Mystery Sonoma: Acacia Russian River Valley '14 and '16
2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Mystery: Corinthian (I've found next to nothing on this, one vivino review claims this was made at Opus One)
2015 Mystery Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley: Angela Estate Abbott Claim (as expected)
2013 Mystery Gran Selezione Chianti Classico: Castello di Gabbiano Gran Selezione Bellezza
Delicious Douro Mystery Red: 2015 Chryseia (pleasantly surprised)
Was this the one he advertised as one of the bigger names in Napa Valley?? That can't be good for sales??
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#3511 Post by BenjaminL » September 20th, 2019, 2:22 pm

Anyone care to guess at the next 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet mystery offer? The caveat below really gives me pause...
• If you disdain this wine, you will know plenty of friends, family, colleagues, bosses or other that will think you’re the ant’s pants for gifting them a bottle.

• Madonna is not very short but she can get angry.

• Sting used a part for #1

• Similar shapes make for a lovely centerpiece.
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#3512 Post by KevinK » September 20th, 2019, 2:26 pm

Anyone who bit on the 2009 Napa mystery had a chance to pop it yet? I haven't been able to drop by my offsite storage yet, and am a bit weary of JR's Napa mysteries at this point...
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#3513 Post by Nick F. » September 20th, 2019, 2:34 pm

BenjaminL wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:22 pm
Anyone care to guess at the next 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet mystery offer? The caveat below really gives me pause...
• If you disdain this wine, you will know plenty of friends, family, colleagues, bosses or other that will think you’re the ant’s pants for gifting them a bottle.

• Madonna is not very short but she can get angry.

• Sting used a part for #1

• Similar shapes make for a lovely centerpiece.

I’ll say stags leap Artemis
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#3514 Post by Kris Patten » September 20th, 2019, 7:57 pm

Nick F. wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:34 pm
BenjaminL wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:22 pm
Anyone care to guess at the next 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet mystery offer? The caveat below really gives me pause...
• If you disdain this wine, you will know plenty of friends, family, colleagues, bosses or other that will think you’re the ant’s pants for gifting them a bottle.

• Madonna is not very short but she can get angry.

• Sting used a part for #1

• Similar shapes make for a lovely centerpiece.

I’ll say stags leap Artemis
I'll guess one of Dave Phinney's wines. Machete or some such.
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#3515 Post by M Mager » September 28th, 2019, 1:21 pm

M Mager wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 10:07 pm
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September 5th, 2019, 9:00 pm
If it is anything other than Huet, Jon has bested his record for clever deception. I don't think he is trying to fool anyone this time.
Well, I have other reasons to believe 2018 Huet has just become available in Seattle market. pretty sure that's what he's offering.
As expected, this was Huet. The Sec is 2018 Clos du Bourg. To the best of my knowledge, that's the only one of the 2018 Huet Secs that is in distribution in Seattle market. Price was good, but not great ($4-5/bottle less than what you'd likely see at retail). Didn't get any of the stickies, so I don't know which vineyards those were from.

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#3516 Post by Steven Miller » October 3rd, 2019, 1:38 pm

M a t t W e i n s t e i n wrote:
August 9th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Today's mystery pinot should be the Angela Estate “Abbott Claim” 2015, for any interested. Would be a good price for $16-17 delivered.
Confirmed. Got 3 at that price. Looking forward to opening a bottle soon.
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#3517 Post by M a t t W e i n s t e i n » October 4th, 2019, 12:42 pm

So, today's Tuscan Mystery. Would be a dead ringer for Felsina CC but then it says they've never offered this particular wine before. So it can't be Felsina CC. Not much to go on here other than that it probably has a 91 or 92 from V.

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#3518 Post by PeterH » October 12th, 2019, 1:33 pm

BenjaminL wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:22 pm
Anyone care to guess at the next 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet mystery offer? The caveat below really gives me pause...
• If you disdain this wine, you will know plenty of friends, family, colleagues, bosses or other that will think you’re the ant’s pants for gifting them a bottle.

• Madonna is not very short but she can get angry.

• Sting used a part for #1

• Similar shapes make for a lovely centerpiece.
Sting, as in sting ray.
The wine is Martin Ray Synthesis.

This may be a great historic name, but continuity was lost from "72-'90, and is "Ray" in name only.
It won't kill me to have one at $30.

I also picked up one 2016 Tuscan Mystery that is still a mystery to me. Anyone ever hear of Pagliariese? I can find nothing at all about it.
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#3519 Post by CarterBenjamin » October 12th, 2019, 1:46 pm

Pagliarese is essentially a 2nd label, or 2nd estate of Felsina that they acquired twenty years back, but just started bottling in modern form in 2015. Just to the north of them in, still in Berardenga. Native varietals only and classically styled. Should be at a good price point and a lovely chianti.

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#3520 Post by KevinK » October 12th, 2019, 10:22 pm

Update on some mysteries:

- Weekend The Specials #5 – Brunello/Rosso = 2014 Pian dell'Orino Rosso di Montalcino Bassolino
- Saturday: Weekend The Specials = 2014 Bodegas Garmón Tempranillo Garmón Tinto
- 2018 Loire White Moelleux 1ere Trie Mystery 750ml = 2018 Domaine Huet Vouvray Moelleux 1ère Trie Le Haut-Lieu
- Weekend The Specials #10 - Tuscany = 2015 Il Borro Il Borro Toscana IGT

The Rosso and the Huet turned out to be not so great deals as they're actually over retail by ~$10. Was hoping to do a bit better while diversifying the cellar. Will go easy on JR mysteries unless they're from region I'm actively seeking out...
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#3521 Post by BenjaminL » October 14th, 2019, 2:51 pm

PeterH wrote:
October 12th, 2019, 1:33 pm
BenjaminL wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 2:22 pm
Anyone care to guess at the next 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet mystery offer? The caveat below really gives me pause...
• If you disdain this wine, you will know plenty of friends, family, colleagues, bosses or other that will think you’re the ant’s pants for gifting them a bottle.

• Madonna is not very short but she can get angry.

• Sting used a part for #1

• Similar shapes make for a lovely centerpiece.
Sting, as in sting ray.
The wine is Martin Ray Synthesis.

This may be a great historic name, but continuity was lost from "72-'90, and is "Ray" in name only.
It won't kill me to have one at $30.

I also picked up one 2016 Tuscan Mystery that is still a mystery to me. Anyone ever hear of Pagliariese? I can find nothing at all about it.
Thanks for taking one for the team and reporting back.
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#3522 Post by Brian Glas » October 14th, 2019, 7:58 pm

Any word on the $500 Napa mystery?

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#3523 Post by Brandon R » October 15th, 2019, 8:57 am

No iron in the fire here, but I would have a REALLY tough time shelling out $500 for any wine that I didn't know. Wowza...so curious to hear what it ultimately ends up being.
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#3524 Post by joeduncan » October 24th, 2019, 2:34 pm

Anyone have any experience with the wind gap wines offered today? Sounds all over the map...

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#3525 Post by Patrick K » October 24th, 2019, 3:31 pm

We tried the regular Sonoma Pinot Noir that he (as well as many others) unloaded a few months back. More Burgundian. My wife and I didn't care for it. But a friend of ours (whom we gave one to) said it was fantastic and can she get more. That Wind Gap PN it seems, you love it or you don't care for it.

This time I'm getting some Syrah's, and one or two vineyard Pinots. Just grabbed a Grenache.

I'm just getting "even" numbered emailed now. I got offers #1 - #6, but then just #8, #10, #12. no #7, #9 or #11. Hmmm. Missed the Nebbiolo dang it!
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#3526 Post by PeterH » October 24th, 2019, 4:15 pm

I guess you have to be watching your e-mail without blinking. The '14 Gap's Crown PN sold out in less than 4 minutes.
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#3527 Post by joeduncan » October 24th, 2019, 4:18 pm

I was a little nervous about them but all gone for now. Might grab a Syrah if another comes up.

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#3528 Post by David Kim » October 24th, 2019, 10:39 pm

If you use the link in the offer email they show as sold out, but looks like there are 2 still available if you use this link - https://app.garagiste.com/requests/open ... r_id=15377

2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah $12.74
2016 Wind Gap “Sceales Vineyard” Old Vine Grenache $16.71

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#3529 Post by joeduncan » October 25th, 2019, 6:18 am

David Kim wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 10:39 pm
If you use the link in the offer email they show as sold out, but looks like there are 2 still available if you use this link - https://app.garagiste.com/requests/open ... r_id=15377

2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah $12.74
2016 Wind Gap “Sceales Vineyard” Old Vine Grenache $16.71
I found that too because i thought they were all sold out, got in on the last offer, and then it offered me those two also. Will see if I actually get them.

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#3530 Post by Brian Glas » October 25th, 2019, 7:01 am

After trying one of their Syrahs that was nothing special I found it easy to pass

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#3531 Post by Adam G » October 25th, 2019, 7:22 am

Patrick K wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 3:31 pm
We tried the regular Sonoma Pinot Noir that he (as well as many others) unloaded a few months back. More Burgundian. My wife and I didn't care for it. But a friend of ours (whom we gave one to) said it was fantastic and can she get more. That Wind Gap PN it seems, you love it or you don't care for it.

This time I'm getting some Syrah's, and one or two vineyard Pinots. Just grabbed a Grenache.

I'm just getting "even" numbered emailed now. I got offers #1 - #6, but then just #8, #10, #12. no #7, #9 or #11. Hmmm. Missed the Nebbiolo dang it!
I really wanted the Woodruff Pinot Noir, but they were sold out within seconds of me getting the email. Annoying, but saves money and space.
Did get some Grenache, Syrah, and Nebbiolo.
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#3532 Post by Dave H. » October 25th, 2019, 7:31 am

Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Patrick K wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 3:31 pm
We tried the regular Sonoma Pinot Noir that he (as well as many others) unloaded a few months back. More Burgundian. My wife and I didn't care for it. But a friend of ours (whom we gave one to) said it was fantastic and can she get more. That Wind Gap PN it seems, you love it or you don't care for it.

This time I'm getting some Syrah's, and one or two vineyard Pinots. Just grabbed a Grenache.

I'm just getting "even" numbered emailed now. I got offers #1 - #6, but then just #8, #10, #12. no #7, #9 or #11. Hmmm. Missed the Nebbiolo dang it!
I really wanted the Woodruff Pinot Noir, but they were sold out within seconds of me getting the email. Annoying, but saves money and space.
Did get some Grenache, Syrah, and Nebbiolo.
Had the 2006 Nebbiolo from the last batch of blowouts last night and it’s really great for $10.. Best of blowouts I have had so far.
All of the WG wines I’ve had have been good at the garagiste price, with the exception of the 2014 grenache, which is a fruitless snooze.
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#3533 Post by Tom W » October 25th, 2019, 7:39 am

Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Patrick K wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 3:31 pm
We tried the regular Sonoma Pinot Noir that he (as well as many others) unloaded a few months back. More Burgundian. My wife and I didn't care for it. But a friend of ours (whom we gave one to) said it was fantastic and can she get more. That Wind Gap PN it seems, you love it or you don't care for it.

This time I'm getting some Syrah's, and one or two vineyard Pinots. Just grabbed a Grenache.

I'm just getting "even" numbered emailed now. I got offers #1 - #6, but then just #8, #10, #12. no #7, #9 or #11. Hmmm. Missed the Nebbiolo dang it!
I really wanted the Woodruff Pinot Noir, but they were sold out within seconds of me getting the email. Annoying, but saves money and space.
Did get some Grenache, Syrah, and Nebbiolo.
I clicked the link somebody shared a couple posts up in the thread apprx. 07:20 PDT Oct. 25, 2019 and two of the Wind Gaps wines were showing as available, including the "2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard” Santa Cruz Mountains 750ml (Santa Cruz Mountains) $19.71". I requested a couple bottles and received a request confirmation email. It remains to be seen whether the order will be filled.
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#3534 Post by Adam G » October 25th, 2019, 7:52 am

Tom W wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:39 am
Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:22 am
Patrick K wrote:
October 24th, 2019, 3:31 pm
We tried the regular Sonoma Pinot Noir that he (as well as many others) unloaded a few months back. More Burgundian. My wife and I didn't care for it. But a friend of ours (whom we gave one to) said it was fantastic and can she get more. That Wind Gap PN it seems, you love it or you don't care for it.

This time I'm getting some Syrah's, and one or two vineyard Pinots. Just grabbed a Grenache.

I'm just getting "even" numbered emailed now. I got offers #1 - #6, but then just #8, #10, #12. no #7, #9 or #11. Hmmm. Missed the Nebbiolo dang it!
I really wanted the Woodruff Pinot Noir, but they were sold out within seconds of me getting the email. Annoying, but saves money and space.
Did get some Grenache, Syrah, and Nebbiolo.
I clicked the link somebody shared a couple posts up in the thread apprx. 07:20 PDT Oct. 25, 2019 and two of the Wind Gaps wines were showing as available, including the "2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard” Santa Cruz Mountains 750ml (Santa Cruz Mountains) $19.71". I requested a couple bottles and received a request confirmation email. It remains to be seen whether the order will be filled.
Awesome! I just tried the same and was able to request 3 of the 2013 as well.
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Edit: looks like it was the last 3 bottles, too!
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#3535 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » November 5th, 2019, 2:18 pm

Any thoughts on today's $20 2015 CCR? "A wine we've never carried"...

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#3536 Post by Mark Morrissette » November 6th, 2019, 7:58 am

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
November 5th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Any thoughts on today's $20 2015 CCR? "A wine we've never carried"...
I am a little late responding, but I had a guess as soon as I read the email. I would go with Pagliarese Chianti Classico Riserva.

If I understand correctly, he recently sold the straight Pagliarese CC, but not the Riserva (so, "never carried").

Pagliarese is the "classic leaning" (Galloni's words) label of Felsina, so fits the "classic style" part of the description.

Galloni scored it a 90+, and Three CT notes have are all at 90 or more.

I bought it about a year ago and paid around $24, so $19 is a good price, but not so far discounted as to be unreasonable.

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#3537 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » November 8th, 2019, 6:32 pm

Just opened this one for dinner. Any other old-time Garagistas remember this, or still have any? I think this is my last bottle. First open - too cold, still cellar temp, not showing much. 10 minutes later (still no food) - starting to show some classic NR syrah flavors, which I rarely get in Aussies. Will enjoy with food over the next hour or so and report back.
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#3538 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » November 8th, 2019, 7:27 pm

Overall, very nice with dinner. That “true NR” profile remained more of a hint than anything ever realized but still the wine was delightful. The over-exuberant fruit Aussies can sometimes have has faded but the wine is still on the front edge of maturity. Nothing I’d call tertiary but it has knitted together nicely at this point. Well worth the $ we paid if we bought it from the Big G.

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Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

#3539 Post by Tom W » November 9th, 2019, 8:10 am

Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:52 am
Tom W wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:39 am
Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:22 am


I really wanted the Woodruff Pinot Noir, but they were sold out within seconds of me getting the email. Annoying, but saves money and space.
Did get some Grenache, Syrah, and Nebbiolo.
I clicked the link somebody shared a couple posts up in the thread apprx. 07:20 PDT Oct. 25, 2019 and two of the Wind Gaps wines were showing as available, including the "2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard” Santa Cruz Mountains 750ml (Santa Cruz Mountains) $19.71". I requested a couple bottles and received a request confirmation email. It remains to be seen whether the order will be filled.
Awesome! I just tried the same and was able to request 3 of the 2013 as well.
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Edit: looks like it was the last 3 bottles, too!
Well, I think those links to still-available wines were bogus (by accident, not by design). In addition to the 2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard”, I'd also requested the 2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah. I got skunked on both requests.
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Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

#3540 Post by Kris Patten » November 9th, 2019, 8:19 am

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
November 8th, 2019, 7:27 pm
Overall, very nice with dinner. That “true NR” profile remained more of a hint than anything ever realized but still the wine was delightful. The over-exuberant fruit Aussies can sometimes have has faded but the wine is still on the front edge of maturity. Nothing I’d call tertiary but it has knitted together nicely at this point. Well worth the $ we paid if we bought it from the Big G.
Victoria has never been known for big fruited wines, but balance and acidity. Very un-Aussie when these were being sold.
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Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

#3541 Post by Alan Newman » November 9th, 2019, 8:22 am

Tom W wrote:
November 9th, 2019, 8:10 am
Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:52 am
Tom W wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:39 am


I clicked the link somebody shared a couple posts up in the thread apprx. 07:20 PDT Oct. 25, 2019 and two of the Wind Gaps wines were showing as available, including the "2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard” Santa Cruz Mountains 750ml (Santa Cruz Mountains) $19.71". I requested a couple bottles and received a request confirmation email. It remains to be seen whether the order will be filled.
Awesome! I just tried the same and was able to request 3 of the 2013 as well.
champagne.gif [cheers.gif]

Edit: looks like it was the last 3 bottles, too!
Well, I think those links to still-available wines were bogus (by accident, not by design). In addition to the 2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard”, I'd also requested the 2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah. I got skunked on both requests.
I was able to get 6 of the 2016 Wind Gap Wines Grenache Old Vine Sceales using the link.

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Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

#3542 Post by Adam G » November 9th, 2019, 12:26 pm

Tom W wrote:
November 9th, 2019, 8:10 am
Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:52 am
Tom W wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:39 am


I clicked the link somebody shared a couple posts up in the thread apprx. 07:20 PDT Oct. 25, 2019 and two of the Wind Gaps wines were showing as available, including the "2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard” Santa Cruz Mountains 750ml (Santa Cruz Mountains) $19.71". I requested a couple bottles and received a request confirmation email. It remains to be seen whether the order will be filled.
Awesome! I just tried the same and was able to request 3 of the 2013 as well.
champagne.gif [cheers.gif]

Edit: looks like it was the last 3 bottles, too!
Well, I think those links to still-available wines were bogus (by accident, not by design). In addition to the 2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard”, I'd also requested the 2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah. I got skunked on both requests.
Same. That was my prior expectation but I had to give it a try.
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Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

#3543 Post by joeduncan » November 9th, 2019, 12:28 pm

Adam G wrote:
November 9th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Tom W wrote:
November 9th, 2019, 8:10 am
Adam G wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:52 am


Awesome! I just tried the same and was able to request 3 of the 2013 as well.
champagne.gif [cheers.gif]

Edit: looks like it was the last 3 bottles, too!
I requested two wines that way and got one, missed the other.

Well, I think those links to still-available wines were bogus (by accident, not by design). In addition to the 2013 Wind Gap “Woodruff Vineyard”, I'd also requested the 2013 Wind Gap “Armagh Vineyard” Syrah. I got skunked on both requests.
Same. That was my prior expectation but I had to give it a try.

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