Deals from Wine Lab (100 point wine!)

Warm up your credit cards and come on in, as here is where you will find all the BerserkerDay offers - open to EVERYONE who loves wine. Apologize to your spouse or significant other ahead of time. Offers are posted in groups of 10-12 every 30 minutes - Auctions preview at 9:00 am PST
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#1 Post by roger_richards » January 23rd, 2017, 3:31 pm

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Wine Lab is a sommelier curated wine bar and shop in Costa Mesa, CA. For over 9 years our goal has been to find wines we believe in and our customers love. We're small, very selective, and dedicated to your service. All cards accepted including PayPal. These deals may be purchased from our online shop and you may pickup in store or ship to the following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, TN, TX, VA, WA.

La Magdalena 2012 (Unobtainable elsewhere except for auction) SOLD OUT
https://winelab.net/store/wine/favia-la-magdalena/
This small, high quality boutique operation is a joint venture between Annie Favia and Andy Erickson. By and large, not a lot of these wines are made, usually under 300 cases. I've tasted this and it is a vivid sense memory.
Wine Advocate 100 – The 2012 La Magdalena is the Favia/Erickson equal-part blend of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. It has a dense ruby/purple color and 100-point aromatics that are compelling and addictive. The inky bluish/purple color is followed by intense floral aromas mixed with pure blueberry, raspberry and blackcurrants. Surely there’s plenty of new oak used in the upbringing of this wine, but you’d never know it the way this wine tastes. It is full-bodied and opulent, like Chanel’s newest haute-couture creation. This is a flawless, perfect effort that proves their mastery of this craft of winemaking. The finish goes on for a good 40-45 seconds.

Linea Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (Unobtainable elsewhere $85 upon release)
https://winelab.net/store/wine/favia-li ... non-blanc/
Coombsville - 70% sauvignon blanc and 30% sauvignon musque; aged in 20% new oak. Pale yellow. Vibrant aromas of citrus zest and exotic flowers complemented by sweet oak. Not hugely high in acidity but energetic and sappy nonetheless, offering high-toned tangerine and ginger flavors with a complicating saline character. Lovely purity and concentration here. Very nicely done.

Lxxxxxxx Proprietary Red 2013 (Unobtainable elsewhere >> Berserker 1 day price )
Larkmead Cabs from the Napa Valley are now at $130/bottle. This is a new bottling of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Verdot from younger vines on the estate. The quality you expect in the flagship is here at a fraction of the price. Please decant for maximum pleasure (recommend 2+ hours at this young age.)

Booker Oubile 24 month extended barrel aged (Almost Unobtainable elsewhere except for auction >> Berserker price $74.95)
https://winelab.net/store/wine/booker-oubile/
A fun, food friendly wine only tipping the scales at 14.6 alc (low for paso). This wine is classic chateauneuf du pape, with the counoise, grenache and mourvedre dominating the wine. Bright red flavors highlight this, which is all about finesse.

Delas La Galopine Condrieu ($55+ elsewhere >> Berserker price $38.95)
https://winelab.net/store/wine/delas-co ... -galopine/
This is drinking fantastic right now! A classic Condrieu, the 2012 Condrieu La Galopine exhibits pretty apricot, flowers and tangerine in its perfumed, fruit loaded, textured style. Enjoy this full-bodied beauty now as it is starting to approach it's peak.

Eric Kent Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2013 ($44 elsewhere, Berserker price )
https://winelab.net/store/wine/eric-ken ... oma-coast/
We are very picky about the Chardonnay we bring in as there is so much bad stuff out there (as well as many beautiful wines.) From the winery description: "... from a selection of cooler vineyard blocks that come together to provide a Chardonnay with charming elegance and naturally derived vitality. We take care in the cellar to raise this wine with very little new oak (roughly 10% in 2013) minimal lees stirring, and only partial malolactic fermentation to retain natural acidity. These methods help preserve the delicacy of our vibrant fruit sources and give full voice to the coastal influences suggested by its name."
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#2 Post by roger_richards » January 27th, 2017, 10:28 am

I'm online for BerserkerDay so if you have any questions, happy to answer here!

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#3 Post by roger_richards » January 27th, 2017, 10:29 am

One La Magdalena sold, 2 more to go!
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#4 Post by roger_richards » January 27th, 2017, 10:42 am

only ONE La Magdalena left...
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#5 Post by Charles Hetzel » January 27th, 2017, 12:17 pm

Glad I grabbed one - great offer!
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#6 Post by Mike Stoneking » January 27th, 2017, 12:35 pm

roger_richards wrote:only ONE La Magdalena left...
Dang. Missed this cleaning up another offer.
Lesson for next year..... FOCUS!! [head-bang.gif]
ITB..............Someone has to drink all this damn wine.
Viva Berserkers!!

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#7 Post by vwsmaltz » January 27th, 2017, 12:36 pm

Missed the La Magdalena....
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#8 Post by Todd F r e n c h » January 27th, 2017, 12:39 pm

Mike Stoneking wrote:
roger_richards wrote:only ONE La Magdalena left...
Dang. Missed this cleaning up another offer.
Lesson for next year..... FOCUS!! [head-bang.gif]
Come on, StoneCold, you know better than that!!!! You are no BerserkerDay rookie, man!
Apparently I'm lazy, have a narrow agenda, and offer little in the way of content and substance (RMP) (and have a "penchant for gossip" -KBI)

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#9 Post by Mike Stoneking » January 28th, 2017, 6:39 am

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
Mike Stoneking wrote:
roger_richards wrote:only ONE La Magdalena left...
Dang. Missed this cleaning up another offer.
Lesson for next year..... FOCUS!! [head-bang.gif]
Come on, StoneCold, you know better than that!!!! You are no BerserkerDay rookie, man!
Even Jordy Nelson drops the ball now and then. Made up for that drop with a Jamon purchase from Veleta!!
ITB..............Someone has to drink all this damn wine.
Viva Berserkers!!

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