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#501 Post by Joe G a l e w s k i » October 24th, 2019, 4:53 pm

So, I went into their website and picked out 4 bottles I bought before, and got the $8 discount. With the discount, 2009 Latour blanche for $31 and 2015 Château Haut-Gravet 'Grand Chemin for $20. Thanks.

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#502 Post by John Glas » November 2nd, 2019, 2:50 pm

2017 Stangeland Pinot Noir Eola Hills Cuvee - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills (10/31/2019)
Day 1: An old friend. Have not have a Stangeland in a while. WTSO deal. Very nice with soy, spice, violets, strawberries and minerals. Short to medium finish with good acidity. Solid wine for less than $20.
Day 2: A bit better with beef tips, earth, strawberries, spice and minerals. Very clean wine flavorful. This is young and needs time but the potential is there. 90 points
Day 3: Even better. Strawberry, violets, cherry, spice, minerals and cedar. Medium plus finish. The best day of the 3. 91 points
Recommendation: Buy this on WTSO. Stangeland is one of the most underrated Oregon Producers. (91 points)

One of the better values on WTSO in the last year!!!

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#503 Post by Nick F. » November 2nd, 2019, 4:11 pm

Degli Dei Cavalli Toscana IGT 2012 for $25 last chance section
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#504 Post by Michae1 P0wers » November 6th, 2019, 7:53 am

Lucien Lardy Fleurie les Roches, 2017, was really good last night. Much better than the Lardy Fleurie les Moriers vignes de 1911. That was a decent wine too, and a good value, but it hovered between just good and something slightly better. May have needed more time. The Roches was excellent. Bright, forward, fun gamay. Just about everything I want in a cru Beaujolais. Silly value at $15.

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#505 Post by John Glas » November 16th, 2019, 6:12 am

2017 Domaine Richard Rottiers Moulin-à-Vent Foudres - France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Moulin-à-Vent (11/14/2019)
Day 1: Good price on WTSO so figure give it a try since Thanksgiving is coming up. Very fruit forward wine featuring raspberries, strawberries and cranberries. Lots of floral also and a bit sweet on the palate. This is a decent offering but certainly not even close to the 93 points a critic gave this. Easy drinking and crowd pleaser. 87 points
Day 2: Very similar to day 1. Lots of fruit and basic table wine. Nothing too exciting here and this wine will not improve with age. 87 points
Day 3: A little better so hope for this wine with some cellaring. Minerality, floral, more concentrated fruit and dust. Actually picks up some funk on the finish. Day 3 has done wonders for this wine. 89 points
Recommendation: Hold this wine for a few years and enjoy. Just not ready yet. (89 points)

This wine needs some time and with the $8 was around $15.00 a bottle

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#506 Post by John Glas » November 16th, 2019, 9:19 am

What is up with the 95 point Decanter World Awards scores? I thought Decanter used to be a source for good wine reviews.

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#507 Post by John Glas » November 16th, 2019, 2:50 pm

2015 Flaneur Pinot Noir Flanerie (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge)
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#508 Post by John Glas » November 18th, 2019, 2:27 pm

2015 Helioterra Pinot Noir Willamette Valley - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley (11/18/2019)
Day 1: Light in color. Classic Willamette Valley with cranberry, spice, earth, dust and cedar. Flavorful and medium, multilayered finish. Excellent value from WTSO for under $20. 90 points (90 points)
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#509 Post by John Glas » December 2nd, 2019, 2:45 pm

Any mags that struck your fancy?

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#510 Post by Edward H. Earles » December 2nd, 2019, 3:06 pm

Lot of good CDP but I'm loaded up with CDP (same wines, just regular bottles) so I didn't bite. Evidently plenty of other did, though, as they sold out quickly.

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#511 Post by Shay h arnoy » December 4th, 2019, 3:11 pm

I followed the full marathon and didn't bite on anything. CDPs looked good and there was one BDX that looked interesting but i have been going crazy recently with deals (wine.com wineaccess.com firstbottle winetext and wtso). Im trying to be much more selective.

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#512 Post by mattcitrang » December 7th, 2019, 9:30 am

This is up again - Grand Cru Rosé Champagne NV Nicolas Maillart $29.99 free ship on 3 or more.

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#513 Post by cjsadler » December 7th, 2019, 10:30 am

mattcitrang wrote:
December 7th, 2019, 9:30 am
This is up again - Grand Cru Rosé Champagne NV Nicolas Maillart $29.99 free ship on 3 or more.
Anyone popped one of these? Seems like a great deal.
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#514 Post by KevinK » December 7th, 2019, 11:15 am

If the tariffs go through any Champagne under $30 would be a great deal :P
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#515 Post by Bdklein » December 7th, 2019, 11:57 am

cjsadler wrote:
December 7th, 2019, 10:30 am
mattcitrang wrote:
December 7th, 2019, 9:30 am
This is up again - Grand Cru Rosé Champagne NV Nicolas Maillart $29.99 free ship on 3 or more.
Anyone popped one of these? Seems like a great deal.
We have and liked it. Would repurchase.
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#516 Post by mike pobega » December 9th, 2019, 4:55 am

Anyone else grab these? I don't think they lasted too long.
Fontanafredda Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba 2013 (1.00 Liter) for $33?
I did.
Seem like a great deal in a very usable and welcomed format.

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#517 Post by b. c@stner » December 13th, 2019, 9:04 am

John Glas wrote:
November 16th, 2019, 2:50 pm
2015 Flaneur Pinot Noir Flanerie (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge)
Solid price at $24.99
Flâneur 2015 Pinot Cuvée Constantin being offered at $19.99
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#518 Post by KevinK » December 13th, 2019, 9:28 am

Fallet-Dart NV Grande Sélection Brut in the holiday sale section for $26.99. I went deep on these when they were last offered and was very pleased. Just grabbed another case.
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#519 Post by John Glas » December 25th, 2019, 9:07 am

Had to pass on the Caymus Liter. https://www.wtso.com/
Maybe if it was $9.69 I might buy one but with the $10 wines from Davenport I can get 9 wines for one Caymus. Not a hard decision.
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#520 Post by John Glas » December 25th, 2019, 1:39 pm

Wow Caymus always goes quick.

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#521 Post by Carlton McCrindle » December 25th, 2019, 1:41 pm

Any thoughts on the Brunello?

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#522 Post by mattcitrang » December 25th, 2019, 2:24 pm

Carlton McCrindle wrote:
December 25th, 2019, 1:41 pm
Any thoughts on the Brunello?
Which Brunello is that?

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#523 Post by Carlton McCrindle » December 25th, 2019, 3:15 pm

The 2013 Elia Palazzesi Collelceto Brunello coming up next for $30@

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#525 Post by mattcitrang » December 30th, 2019, 9:04 am

Kendric Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014 Marin County for $16.99

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#526 Post by John Glas » December 30th, 2019, 9:08 am

[quoteKendric Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014 Marin County for $16.99][/quote]Do you have a note for it? Thanks John

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#527 Post by Bud Carey » December 30th, 2019, 9:17 am

Thanks for the heads-up, Matt. Bought 6.
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#528 Post by John Glas » January 4th, 2020, 3:10 pm

https://www.wtso.com/
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#529 Post by b. c@stner » January 4th, 2020, 6:21 pm

Bud Carey wrote:
December 30th, 2019, 9:17 am
Thanks for the heads-up, Matt. Bought 6.
The Kendric 2014 ? Purchased from WTSO early 2018, not a fan, they've offered it for awhile now. Curious what you think of it.
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#530 Post by JeremyMullman » January 20th, 2020, 12:23 pm

Bunch of 2017 Sojourn wines up in the "premium selections" now. Some of their best like Durrell Chard and Rodgers Creek Pinot. Not really discounted (just a buck or two off release) but free shipping on single bottles makes it interesting. If I wasn't planning to pounce on their usual BD offer I'd definitely grab some. And still might next week if I have any wine budget left and they are still up there.

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#531 Post by John Glas » January 20th, 2020, 12:59 pm

[quoteBunch of 2017 Sojourn wines up in the "premium selections" now. Some of their best like Durrell Chard and Rodgers Creek Pinot. Not really discounted (just a buck or two off release) but free shipping on single bottles makes it interesting. If I wasn't planning to pounce on their usual BD offer I'd definitely grab some. And still might next week if I have any wine budget left and they are still up there.][/quote] Free shipping is always nice!

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#532 Post by John Glas » January 28th, 2020, 4:52 pm

Boasso Barolo Serralunga d'Alba 2015 Little concerned here with Luca 92 and Suckling 92. Almost at the lowest end of their 10 point scale.

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#533 Post by Jay $$ Winton » January 29th, 2020, 6:48 am

Just ordered some 2018 Sancerre. Decent selection and still pre tariff pricing.
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#534 Post by Edward H. Earles » January 29th, 2020, 9:07 am

Double Canyon Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Red Mountain 2017 Red Wine is up now. Anyone know anything about this? I can't find anything on CT, or even on Double Canyon's web site. The ad lists the varietals, but not the percentages of each.

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#535 Post by Edward H. Earles » January 31st, 2020, 8:29 am

I just bit on a couple of the C Elizabeth Game Farm Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons. Looks like a good deal, but I note that they age in American oak rather than French, so I only ordered two, on the chance that they might be too oaky.

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#536 Post by John Glas » February 13th, 2020, 3:12 pm

"A Silky Napa Red Blend at over 50% Off!" What is up with their new approach? I think they are going after the Total Wine average consumer right now.

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#537 Post by mike pobega » February 14th, 2020, 2:13 am

I went from 130 bottles last year from Winelibrary alone to 6, maybe 10 once my LibraryPass ended.
I am giving most almost ALL of that business to WTSO. They have really stepped up their game in the last few years.
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#538 Post by Albert R » February 14th, 2020, 4:05 am

I buy a fair amount of my daily drinkers from them. Excellent customer service, free shipping and no tax.
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#539 Post by John Glas » February 14th, 2020, 4:47 am

I went from 130 bottles last year from Winelibrary alone to 6, maybe 10 once my LibraryPass ended.
I am giving most almost ALL of that business to WTSO. They have really stepped up their game in the last few years.
#freeshippingmatters
I agree with free shipping. I just find it funny with the new description of the wine. I just want to know what the wine is.

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#540 Post by mattcitrang » March 12th, 2020, 9:29 am

Up now

Sojourn Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2018 $14.99 FS on 4

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#541 Post by John Glas » March 12th, 2020, 3:17 pm

Up now

Sojourn Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2018 $14.99 FS on 4
Can't go wrong with that offer.

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#542 Post by Mike Lindauer » March 13th, 2020, 6:11 am

2017 Bernardus Sierra Mar single vineyard Chard for $19.99.
Always been happy with their Pinots.

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#543 Post by John Glas » March 19th, 2020, 6:31 am

2017 Bernardus Sierra Mar single vineyard Chard for $19.99.
Always been happy with their Pinots.
solid wines. Over half off.

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#544 Post by John Glas » March 20th, 2020, 9:44 am

Donna Olga Brunello di Montalcino 2015

Jancis 16/20. Not sure about her ratings and how that translate in terms of is this a good/great/wine. Any help?

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#545 Post by Josh Grossman » March 20th, 2020, 11:12 am

John Glas wrote:
March 20th, 2020, 9:44 am
Donna Olga Brunello di Montalcino 2015

Jancis 16/20. Not sure about her ratings and how that translate in terms of is this a good/great/wine. Any help?
I recently opened a 1997 of it and gave it a 93:

Nose of saddle leather, red bramble fruit, a bit of baking spices. Nice acid and a lingering finish.

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#546 Post by John Glas » March 30th, 2020, 9:07 am

Qupé Syrah Bien Nacido Hillside Estate 2011 $16.99
very tempting.

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#547 Post by cjsavino » March 30th, 2020, 9:34 am

John Glas wrote:
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Qupé Syrah Bien Nacido Hillside Estate 2011 $16.99
very tempting.
I would buy some, but have been getting those looks with spring shipments arriving at home while we are both working from home.
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#548 Post by cjsadler » March 30th, 2020, 9:45 am

cjsavino wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 9:34 am
I would buy some, but have been getting those looks with spring shipments arriving at home while we are both working from home.
I have this same problem, but found a solution: pick a ship date in the fall-- WTSO will hold the wine.
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#549 Post by John Glas » March 30th, 2020, 9:51 am

I would buy some, but have been getting those looks with spring shipments arriving at home while we are both working from home.
Probably looking to come over this summer in about 2 months to try some of those wines! [cheers.gif]

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#550 Post by John Glas » March 30th, 2020, 9:53 am

Qupe went quick. Just ate lunch and was about to buy. I guess I will have to wait until next week when they offer it again.

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