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#13301 Post by Mark Golodetz » May 22nd, 2020, 6:18 am

Then some enterprising bugger offers me some magnums. I am strong except for temptations such as this.
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#13302 Post by Josh Grossman » May 22nd, 2020, 6:43 am

Andrew K. wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 9:04 pm
alan weinberg wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 8:58 pm
less than $130/bottle. Never seen that price. Wine-Searcher pro or anywhere. Amazing.
I guess it was a good deal then. Are you looking at UK offerings? I buy a lot in bond and then have it shipped here. Saves a ton on taxes and often the UK dealers have way better prices than the US.
How exactly does one go about doing this?

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#13303 Post by Andrew K. » May 22nd, 2020, 7:36 am

alan weinberg wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 9:26 pm
was looking only USA.
Well, if you or anyone else is interested in stocking up, it's brunswickfinewines.com and they still have 80 6x75 cases at £620 per case ~= $760.
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#13304 Post by YLee » May 22nd, 2020, 10:24 am

3x 2010 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva Rosado
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#13305 Post by H. N o w b a r » May 22nd, 2020, 10:45 am

Another case each of the 2014 Switchback Ridge Cabernet, Merlot, and Petite Sirah. Switchback Ridge extended their 25% off and free shipping promotion and I could not help myself! [cheers.gif]
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#13306 Post by AD Northup » May 22nd, 2020, 11:04 am

YLee wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 10:24 am
3x 2010 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva Rosado
What price if you don’t mind me asking?
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#13307 Post by YLee » May 22nd, 2020, 11:19 am

AD Northup wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 11:04 am
YLee wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 10:24 am
3x 2010 R. Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva Rosado
What price if you don’t mind me asking?
$45
-¥ 0 ñ 9

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#13308 Post by Vinod S. » May 22nd, 2020, 11:29 am

6x 2009 Giacosa Cascina Francia.

@Andrew K: do current shipments from UK to US avoid tariff? I’m UK based but might come home at some point when tired of getting paid in GB pesos and would be nice to ship my wine back as well.
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#13309 Post by Andrew K. » May 22nd, 2020, 11:52 am

Vinod S. wrote:
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@Andrew K: do current shipments from UK to US avoid tariff? I’m UK based but might come home at some point when tired of getting paid in GB pesos and would be nice to ship my wine back as well.
Nope. I'm holding all my EU purchases there until they expire (hopefully).
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#13310 Post by alan weinberg » May 22nd, 2020, 12:05 pm

Andrew K. wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 11:52 am
Vinod S. wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 11:29 am
@Andrew K: do current shipments from UK to US avoid tariff? I’m UK based but might come home at some point when tired of getting paid in GB pesos and would be nice to ship my wine back as well.
Nope. I'm holding all my EU purchases there until they expire (hopefully).
no champagne tariffs. Bring the Dom home!

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#13311 Post by Andrew M » May 22nd, 2020, 12:27 pm

Was about to away the same. I bought a mix of 18 bottles from the UK back in March when the dollar spiked against the GBP. Paid tariff on 4 bottles of Bordeaux but 14 bottles of champagne were exempt. On a large enough purchase, even unbonded wines can be a great deal with VAT refunded and shipping costs allocated across enough bottles. One that stands out to me was 2002 Bollinger RD for $145, shipped.
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#13312 Post by Br1an Th0rne » May 22nd, 2020, 12:50 pm

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#13313 Post by Andrew K. » May 22nd, 2020, 1:50 pm

Andrew M wrote:
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when the dollar spiked against the GBP
It's pretty much on a constant spike right now. A few cents here or there, but it hasn't been this consistently high since 1985!
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#13314 Post by Yao C » May 22nd, 2020, 3:35 pm

One of these is not like the others...

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#13315 Post by maureen nelson » May 22nd, 2020, 3:54 pm

2017 Burlotto Barbera d’Alba Aves x 4 and a couple more of Vajra’s NS della Neve, which I love.

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#13316 Post by Eric Egan » May 22nd, 2020, 3:55 pm

Been out of the game for a while but back in the saddle with:

6xCedric Bouchard Val Vilaine 2017 (couldn’t resist at the price)
2x Jaboulet Varcherre, Hermitage Rochefine 1964
A bunch of Tondonia Rosado 2010 - got an offer at the release price so couldn’t turn it down.
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#13317 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 22nd, 2020, 4:31 pm

2009 Damoy Beze

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#13318 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 22nd, 2020, 5:08 pm

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#13319 Post by Andrew K. » May 23rd, 2020, 1:23 pm

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 6:43 am
How exactly does one go about doing this?
If you just want to place an order, many places will ship directly. I've done that before. If you purchase a case or two the shipping isn't too much per bottle since there's no tariff on the Champagne. Other option is you can open an in bond storage account in the UK and have them shipped there. Storage there is cheap. Then when you have enough quantity to bring over, you can arrange for an importer who will ship temperature controlled cargo and it will cost less than air freight per bottle.

FYI, if anyone wants to take advantage of the Dom offer, email carlos @ brunswickfinewines.com and let him know I sent you.
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#13320 Post by Cameron Schaefer » May 23rd, 2020, 3:07 pm

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#13321 Post by Tomás Costa » May 24th, 2020, 5:00 am

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#13322 Post by RyanC » May 24th, 2020, 6:22 pm

After vowing to take a break from buying, a couple bottles of '14 VCC that I saw locally while re-stocking Scotch and Mezcal. Now I'm gonna stop.
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#13323 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 24th, 2020, 8:12 pm

RyanC wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 6:22 pm
After vowing to take a break from buying, a couple bottles of '14 VCC that I saw locally while re-stocking Scotch and Mezcal. Now I'm gonna stop.
I told myself that too then bought 16 drc rsv

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#13324 Post by Mark Golodetz » May 24th, 2020, 8:16 pm

RyanC wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 6:22 pm
After vowing to take a break from buying, a couple bottles of '14 VCC that I saw locally while re-stocking Scotch and Mezcal. Now I'm gonna stop.
You will not regret the VCC.
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#13325 Post by RyanC » May 24th, 2020, 8:57 pm

Mark Golodetz wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 8:16 pm
RyanC wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 6:22 pm
After vowing to take a break from buying, a couple bottles of '14 VCC that I saw locally while re-stocking Scotch and Mezcal. Now I'm gonna stop.
You will not regret the VCC.
Your posts were one of the reasons I pulled the trigger. $150 and I don't think there's much better BDX for that price.
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#13326 Post by IlkkaL » May 26th, 2020, 5:23 am

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#13327 Post by JFPelletier » May 26th, 2020, 7:11 pm

2016 Hudelot-Noellat Clos Vougeot
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#13328 Post by Andrew K. » May 26th, 2020, 7:25 pm

Was inspired by some threads here... This site is a bad influence.

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#13329 Post by JLee » May 26th, 2020, 7:26 pm

Andrew K. wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:25 pm
Was inspired by some threads here... This site is a bad influence.

12x 2017 Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet
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#13330 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 26th, 2020, 7:35 pm

16 Hudelot Noellat cv
18 Vogüé Musigny

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#13331 Post by Andrew K. » May 26th, 2020, 7:36 pm

JLee wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:26 pm
Damn Andrew, you don't mess around.
What's funny is I drink red wine almost every day and rarely drink white, but it's all I've been buying recently. I guess I'm just feeling really excited about the 2014 and 2017 White Burgs based on my experience and others reviews and want to stock up.
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#13332 Post by Andrew K. » May 26th, 2020, 7:37 pm

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:35 pm
18 Vogüé Musigny
Nice how many did you get? I just got a 3 pack. Hope it will be ready to drink for my 80th.
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#13333 Post by AD Northup » May 26th, 2020, 7:49 pm

More Roses de Jeanne...

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#13334 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 26th, 2020, 8:09 pm

Andrew K. wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:37 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:35 pm
18 Vogüé Musigny
Nice how many did you get? I just got a 3 pack. Hope it will be ready to drink for my 80th.
Same; it’s my daughter’s birth year.

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#13335 Post by alan weinberg » May 26th, 2020, 8:44 pm

Andrew K. wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:37 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 7:35 pm
18 Vogüé Musigny
Nice how many did you get? I just got a 3 pack. Hope it will be ready to drink for my 80th.
only if you are 30 now.

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#13336 Post by Mark Golodetz » May 27th, 2020, 4:22 am

RyanC wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 8:57 pm
Mark Golodetz wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 8:16 pm
RyanC wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 6:22 pm
After vowing to take a break from buying, a couple bottles of '14 VCC that I saw locally while re-stocking Scotch and Mezcal. Now I'm gonna stop.
You will not regret the VCC.
Your posts were one of the reasons I pulled the trigger. $150 and I don't think there's much better BDX for that price.
I agree but it is good to have company down that rabbit hole. [berserker.gif]
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#13337 Post by joz€f p1nxten » May 27th, 2020, 4:48 am

6x Alliet Chinon"VieillesVignes" 2018
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#13338 Post by Jason R. » May 27th, 2020, 5:13 am

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#13339 Post by Andrew K. » May 27th, 2020, 5:50 am

alan weinberg wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 8:44 pm
only if you are 30 now.
Well at 80 I'll just have to roll the dice.
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#13340 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » May 27th, 2020, 6:42 am

Do we think Vogüé is still as inaccessible as ever without some time? I have a little stash of 07 that I was pondering visiting.

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#13341 Post by PCLIN » May 27th, 2020, 7:45 am

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Do we think Vogüé is still as inaccessible as ever without some time? I have a little stash of 07 that I was pondering visiting.

‘07 Bonnes Mares was drinking well last year.
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#13342 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 27th, 2020, 8:03 am

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#13343 Post by William Kelley » May 27th, 2020, 10:03 am

History enthusiasts may be interested to see a picture of my latest purchase, a bottle of Cointreau liberated by the French Resistance from a train headed to Nazi Germany. Look at the red diagonal text stamped on the label!

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#13344 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 27th, 2020, 10:11 am

William Kelley wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:03 am
History enthusiasts may be interested to see a picture of my latest purchase, a bottle of Cointreau liberated by the French Resistance from a train headed to Nazi Germany. Look at the red diagonal text stamped on the label!

ImageWehrmacht Cointreau by WilliamGFKelley, on Flickr
Very well done William!

I'd open it and watch The Producers.

I bought a couple of more bottles of the 11 Providence from envoyer. Gillman's effusive praise compelled me.
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#13345 Post by patrick c albright » May 27th, 2020, 12:53 pm

William Kelley wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:03 am
History enthusiasts may be interested to see a picture of my latest purchase, a bottle of Cointreau liberated by the French Resistance from a train headed to Nazi Germany. Look at the red diagonal text stamped on the label!

ImageWehrmacht Cointreau by WilliamGFKelley, on Flickr
I have drank that batch of Cointreau quite a few times - it is stunning.
A piece of history as well.

Unfortunately, I was outbid on some bottles at an auction in Cannes last year.
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#13346 Post by William Kelley » May 27th, 2020, 1:15 pm

patrick c albright wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 12:53 pm
I have drank that batch of Cointreau quite a few times - it is stunning.
A piece of history as well.

Unfortunately, I was outbid on some bottles at an auction in Cannes last year.
Ah, what a coincidence - my source was the consignor at the Cannes! When he told me about the bottles, I asked him to see if there were any left in the cellar, and he was able to secure me a few more. There are also some bottles of Martell Cognac (beyond my means) and Benedictine (the latter with the Wehrmacht stamp having faded and no longer visible).
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#13347 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 27th, 2020, 1:23 pm

Neal.Mollen wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:11 am
William Kelley wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:03 am
History enthusiasts may be interested to see a picture of my latest purchase, a bottle of Cointreau liberated by the French Resistance from a train headed to Nazi Germany. Look at the red diagonal text stamped on the label!

ImageWehrmacht Cointreau by WilliamGFKelley, on Flickr
Very well done William!

I'd open it and watch The Producers.

I bought a couple of more bottles of the 11 Providence from envoyer. Gillman's effusive praise compelled me.
Neal what is the 11 Providence?

And Sir Kelley, wow. Just wow. A major piece of history.

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#13348 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 27th, 2020, 1:53 pm

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:11 am
William Kelley wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 10:03 am
History enthusiasts may be interested to see a picture of my latest purchase, a bottle of Cointreau liberated by the French Resistance from a train headed to Nazi Germany. Look at the red diagonal text stamped on the label!

ImageWehrmacht Cointreau by WilliamGFKelley, on Flickr
Very well done William!

I'd open it and watch The Producers.

I bought a couple of more bottles of the 11 Providence from envoyer. Gilman's effusive praise compelled me.
Neal what is the 11 Providence?

And Sir Kelley, wow. Just wow. A major piece of history.
A Pomerol estate that Christian Moueix bought and, in 2013, folded into Fleur Petrus. Did you not get the envoyer offer? This is Gilman's note:
John Gilman 93+! The 2011 Providence is one of the finest young vintage of this wine that I can recall ever tasting. It is not as powerful as the very successful 2010 version, but stylistically, I may have a very slight preference for this beautifully balanced 2011. The very refined nose wafts from the glass in a complex mélange of black cherries, raspberries, espresso, woodsmoke, complex soil tones and a deft base of new wood. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and complete, with a superb core of fruit, excellent focus and balance, ripe tannins and a very long, bright and properly reserved finish. This is a very impressive young Pomerol that should absolutely delight the senses after it has slept away the next dozen years or so in the cellar. I am sure that Christian Moueix does not need my aesthetic advice, but Providence might get a bit more respect in the marketplace if it were adorned with a more traditionally styled label, as the modern label on this wine seems somewhat at odds with its very classic and classy profile in the glass. (Drink between 2025-2075)
Sounds like up your alley!
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Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

#13349 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » May 27th, 2020, 2:17 pm

Boom, just ordered a few. Any funny enough, Gilman is totally on point. I passed on the label, not knowing anything about it, assumed it was a modern cuvee. What a deal! And by the way, Pomerol turned out some very strong 2011s, a vintage not generally heralded much. The VCC is excellent.

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#13350 Post by Neal.Mollen » May 27th, 2020, 2:20 pm

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 2:17 pm
Boom, just ordered a few. Any funny enough, Gilman is totally on point. I passed on the label, not knowing anything about it, assumed it was a modern cuvee. What a deal! And by the way, Pomerol turned out some very strong 2011s, a vintage not generally heralded much. The VCC is excellent.

Thanks, Neal!
LOL don't thank me until you taste it; it might be dreck! Hope you love it though. The vineyard's location, owner, history, and description made it well worth a flyer to me.
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