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Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

#10801 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » May 3rd, 2019, 7:29 pm

David Slifer wrote:
May 3rd, 2019, 7:00 pm
At the recommendation of the sales associate at a reputable wine store in Dallas, I purchased the following pinots:

- Land of Promise 2014 (Sonoma County)
- Clos de La Bidaude 2014 (Burgandy)

Opened up both tonight. Both were terrible in their own way. LOP tasted like sugar water. Much too sweet. And Clos tasted like water with food coloring and an overly sour finish.

I spent over $1k at this wine store the other month (none based on stores reco). What sort of recourse does a buyer have when they don't like what the store recommends?
What store?
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#10802 Post by AAgrawal » May 3rd, 2019, 7:46 pm

David Slifer wrote:
May 3rd, 2019, 7:00 pm
At the recommendation of the sales associate at a reputable wine store in Dallas, I purchased the following pinots:

- Land of Promise 2014 (Sonoma County)
- Clos de La Bidaude 2014 (Burgandy)

Opened up both tonight. Both were terrible in their own way. LOP tasted like sugar water. Much too sweet. And Clos tasted like water with food coloring and an overly sour finish.

I spent over $1k at this wine store the other month (none based on stores reco). What sort of recourse does a buyer have when they don't like what the store recommends?
You can always ask. Sometimes they will accommodate, depending on the store.
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#10803 Post by CJ Beazley » May 4th, 2019, 6:31 am

2015 Domaine de la Pepiere Les Gras Moutons.
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#10804 Post by michael ottesen » May 4th, 2019, 10:24 am

Produttori Del Barbaresco
Montefico x 3
Paje x3
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#10805 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 4th, 2019, 11:49 am

4 x 2017 Château Thivin Côte du Brouilly Cuvée Zaccharie

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#10806 Post by Josh Grossman » May 4th, 2019, 11:54 am

2015 Domaine Y. Clerget Volnay 1er Cru Clos du Verseuil
2017 Schäfer-Fröhlich Monzinger Halenberg Riesling Großes Gewächs
2017 Jean Foillard Morgon Cuvée Corcelette
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#10807 Post by JeromeHan » May 4th, 2019, 12:03 pm

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 11:49 am
4 x 2017 Château Thivin Côte du Brouilly Cuvée Zaccharie
I've never even seen that blend before. I am intrigued.

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#10808 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 4th, 2019, 12:19 pm

Stop being intrigued! Buy the sh*t!

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#10809 Post by Pat Martin » May 5th, 2019, 8:34 am

1998 Magdelaine
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#10810 Post by Ramon C » May 5th, 2019, 8:51 am

Pat Martin wrote:
May 5th, 2019, 8:34 am
1998 Magdelaine
PYCM Rully
Good combo.
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#10811 Post by Pat Martin » May 5th, 2019, 8:56 am

Ramon C wrote:
May 5th, 2019, 8:51 am
Pat Martin wrote:
May 5th, 2019, 8:34 am
1998 Magdelaine
PYCM Rully
Good combo.
I thought you might like these! Have to wonder how much longer those 98s need though.
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#10812 Post by John J » May 5th, 2019, 11:01 am

2016 Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Les Motelles
2015 Domaine Guiberteau Coteaux de Saumur Blanc Brézé
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#10813 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 5th, 2019, 7:24 pm

2 x 2003 Sociando Mallet
3 x 2016 Cambon La Pelouse

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#10814 Post by Mark Golodetz » May 6th, 2019, 2:01 pm

A bottle of JJ Prum Wehlener Sonnenuhr BA GK 1971
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#10815 Post by Frank Z » May 6th, 2019, 4:09 pm

3 x Christopher Tynan Meleagris gallopavo Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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#10816 Post by B. Buzzini » May 6th, 2019, 5:12 pm

1993 Coche CC...just had to. [shock.gif]
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#10817 Post by Kris Patten » May 6th, 2019, 7:20 pm

B. Buzzini wrote:
May 6th, 2019, 5:12 pm
1993 Coche CC...just had to. [shock.gif]
Baller.
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#10818 Post by alan weinberg » May 6th, 2019, 8:35 pm

B. Buzzini wrote:
May 6th, 2019, 5:12 pm
1993 Coche CC...just had to. [shock.gif]
it’s outstanding Great.

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#10819 Post by c fu » May 6th, 2019, 8:40 pm

B. Buzzini wrote:
May 6th, 2019, 5:12 pm
1993 Coche CC...just had to. [shock.gif]
WHEN WE DOING IT BRO!
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#10820 Post by Dennis Atick » May 7th, 2019, 3:18 am

2011 PATRICK PIUZE CHABLIS LES PREUSES
2014 JEAN-CLAUDE BESSIN CHABLIS VALMUR
2008 J.J. PRUM WEHLENER SONNENUHR AUSLESE
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#10821 Post by Sh@n A » May 7th, 2019, 10:40 pm

1988 Climens ($35)
2001 Rieussec
2016 Benjamin Leroux Mazoyeres ($160)
2015 Bruno Desaunay-Bissey Beaux Monts
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#10822 Post by Frederico L e e » May 8th, 2019, 7:03 am

2x Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2008 @ $188CAD ($140 USD)

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#10823 Post by alan weinberg » May 8th, 2019, 7:32 am

Frederico L e e wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 7:03 am
2x Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2008 @ $188CAD ($140 USD)
great price we don’t see here in the US.

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#10824 Post by scamhi » May 8th, 2019, 11:12 am

a few mags of 2014 Fevre Preuses from commerce corner.
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#10825 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 8th, 2019, 5:29 pm

1 x 2003 Sociando Mallet Cuvee Jean Gautreau
2 x 2001 Sociando Mallet Cuvee Jean Gautreau

And yet more 2014 Sociando base Cuvee. You cannot get enough of this wine. It’s excellent.

And in the odd column:

3 x 2014 Garage Wine Co. Carignan Truquilemu Vineyard

Blood orange in spades. I’ve had it several times. Lip-smackingly good.

This is what WA had to say about it...


The Carignan with smidgens of Mataró and País in the field blend bottled as 2014 Truquilemu Vineyard comes from an old dry-farmed vineyard belonging to the Orellana family in the cooler Empedrado zone in Maule. Mossman describes this as "Understated and layered—driven by florality & finesse." The wines never have any impact from the élevage and tend to have moderate alcohol and very good acidity and freshness. This is no exception. It has incredible freshness with notes of blood orange peel and wild herbs—floral, insinuating, harmonious and elegant. The palate is elegant and shows vibrant acidity, is super balanced and incredibly tasty. This is very much like the Vigno. 6,428 bottles were filled from 21 barrels of Cariñena and one of Mataró (Monastrell) in November 2015. In fact, they select a number of these barrels to make their Vigno bottling.

95 points, Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate (Issue # 230 - Apr 2017)

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#10826 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 9th, 2019, 10:32 am

I've actually bought wine this week. A couple more bottles of the Vilmart rose and 6 more half bottles of 2016 Grand Puy Lacoste. Price was too good to pass up, and it fits within my narrow "375 + bargain" exception re: recent vintage reds.
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#10827 Post by NickRut » May 9th, 2019, 10:40 am

Some 2016 Cliff Lede BTK
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#10828 Post by YLee » May 9th, 2019, 11:53 am

case of 2015 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche & Morey St. Denis
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#10829 Post by Sh@n A » May 9th, 2019, 12:14 pm

YLee wrote:
May 9th, 2019, 11:53 am
case of 2015 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche & Morey St. Denis
what did you pay?
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#10830 Post by Dale Bowers » May 9th, 2019, 2:10 pm

2017 PYCM Chenevottes
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#10831 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 9th, 2019, 6:47 pm

Backfilled on more classic, old-school goodies:

2005 Chateau Clos Du Jaugueyron, Margaux

2000 Chateau Bel Air Marquis d’Aligre, Margaux

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#10832 Post by Vince T » May 9th, 2019, 7:14 pm

83 Climens
01 Yquem
09 VCC
09 Meyney
06 Donnhoff Oberhauser Brucke Auslese
01 Williams Selyem Vista Verde late harvest Gewurz
77 Taylor Port

Hmm that's a lot of sweet stuff. [wow.gif]
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#10833 Post by RyanC » May 10th, 2019, 6:23 am

Dirty & Rowdy
'17 Egon Muller Kab and Spat
'17 Clavelier Chambolle 1er 'Combe d' Orveaux' VV (every year purchase for me)
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#10834 Post by PCLIN » May 10th, 2019, 6:55 am

24x37.5 ‘16 Rauzan Segla
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#10835 Post by PCLIN » May 10th, 2019, 6:56 am

YLee wrote:
May 9th, 2019, 11:53 am
case of 2015 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche & Morey St. Denis
Nice!!
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#10836 Post by Greg K » May 10th, 2019, 7:08 am

YLee wrote:
May 9th, 2019, 11:53 am
case of 2015 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche & Morey St. Denis
Baller! I got a few bottles each. Fabulous stuff.
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#10837 Post by YLee » May 10th, 2019, 7:25 am

Sh@n A wrote:
May 9th, 2019, 12:14 pm
YLee wrote:
May 9th, 2019, 11:53 am
case of 2015 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche & Morey St. Denis
what did you pay?
for the MSD $140 and CdlR $310. Bought in HK
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#10838 Post by Mark Golodetz » May 10th, 2019, 7:55 am

Just bought the 1985 CDR
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#10839 Post by LMD Ermitaño » May 10th, 2019, 8:29 am

A few more 2012 Biondi Santi Rosato; and, on a lark, a few 2015 Drouhin Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot Marquis de Laguiche.
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#10840 Post by Jay Miller » May 13th, 2019, 12:11 pm

2012 Benoit Lahaye La Violaine
2001 Muller Catoir Haardter Burgergarten Spatlese (they didn't specify so I assume 2133)
1958 Vallana Altri Tempi
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#10841 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 13th, 2019, 12:48 pm

08 dom and cristal

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#10842 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 13th, 2019, 1:24 pm

2017 Pascal Cotat Chavignol Rosé

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#10843 Post by Josh Grossman » May 13th, 2019, 1:38 pm

2010 Pertimali (Livio Sassetti) Brunello di Montalcino
2010 Pertimali (Livio Sassetti) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
2000 Pertimali (Livio Sassetti) Brunello di Montalcino
1999 Pertimali (Livio Sassetti) Brunello di Montalcino (1.5L)

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#10844 Post by Eric Egan » May 14th, 2019, 11:11 am

Another 26 bottles of LdH Vina Tondonia Rosado 2008.

I really, really like this, and though I have another few cases in the cellar already, I worry that the price on the secondary market is getting ridiculous. Who knows what will happen with the 2010 when they release it. Another wine doomed for small allocations and crazy markups? I found these at £39 a bottle so ordered what they had left. At least now I've got a stash to carry me through the first few years of my retirement (in 30 years time);-)
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#10845 Post by Josh Grossman » May 14th, 2019, 12:03 pm

2017 Nicolas Serrette Cornas "Henri"
2012 Nicolas Serrette Cornas Patou
2017 Enderle & Moll Pinot Noir Basis
2007 Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino

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#10846 Post by Greg K » May 14th, 2019, 12:16 pm

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:03 pm
2017 Nicolas Serrette Cornas "Henri"
Have you had this? I'm curious - I've tried the 2013 and found it pretty woody and not overly pleasant, but I've heard good things about the 16s (William Kelley had nice things to say about them on here).
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#10847 Post by mattccheung » May 14th, 2019, 1:18 pm

Couple more Rivers Marie Sonoma Coast

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#10848 Post by Josh Grossman » May 14th, 2019, 1:36 pm

Greg K wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Josh Grossman wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:03 pm
2017 Nicolas Serrette Cornas "Henri"
Have you had this? I'm curious - I've tried the 2013 and found it pretty woody and not overly pleasant, but I've heard good things about the 16s (William Kelley had nice things to say about them on here).
I haven't but have had the '14 Patou which I loved, but it's elevage is less time in oak and older barrels. Dunnuck says Henri is aged in 100% older oak--and JLL says aged 1-year 228 oak casks 12 months, then 3-6 year 228-litre oak casks 10-12 months.

It's from granite soils and from Syrah vines planted in 1910 with only 600 bottles made. At only $50-$60 bones, hard to pass.

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#10849 Post by Greg K » May 14th, 2019, 1:43 pm

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Greg K wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Josh Grossman wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:03 pm
2017 Nicolas Serrette Cornas "Henri"
Have you had this? I'm curious - I've tried the 2013 and found it pretty woody and not overly pleasant, but I've heard good things about the 16s (William Kelley had nice things to say about them on here).
I haven't but have had the '14 Patou which I loved, but it's elevage is less time in oak and older barrels. Dunnuck says Henri is aged in 100% older oak--and JLL says aged 1-year 228 oak casks 12 months, then 3-6 year 228-litre oak casks 10-12 months.

It's from granite soils and from Syrah vines planted in 1910 with only 600 bottles made. At only $50-$60 bones, hard to pass.
I think they've changed the wood regimen on it - I believe the earlier vintages saw some new oak (the 13 certainly felt that way to me).

This is the thread where William Kelley commented on it: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=157470&p=2650591&hi ... e#p2650269
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#10850 Post by Josh Grossman » May 14th, 2019, 2:07 pm

Greg K wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 1:43 pm
Josh Grossman wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Greg K wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 12:16 pm


Have you had this? I'm curious - I've tried the 2013 and found it pretty woody and not overly pleasant, but I've heard good things about the 16s (William Kelley had nice things to say about them on here).
I haven't but have had the '14 Patou which I loved, but it's elevage is less time in oak and older barrels. Dunnuck says Henri is aged in 100% older oak--and JLL says aged 1-year 228 oak casks 12 months, then 3-6 year 228-litre oak casks 10-12 months.

It's from granite soils and from Syrah vines planted in 1910 with only 600 bottles made. At only $50-$60 bones, hard to pass.
I think they've changed the wood regimen on it - I believe the earlier vintages saw some new oak (the 13 certainly felt that way to me).

This is the thread where William Kelley commented on it: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=157470&p=2650591&hi ... e#p2650269
Kelley is quickly skyrocketing up my list of most trusted critics with a similar palate as me. Love the knowledge on this board. It's amazing how often CT doesn't have a single tasting note--but there are whole threads on here. CT has no mention of a 1999 vieilles vignes and has the first vintage of Henri being '13.

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