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#51 Post by Jayson Cohen » November 11th, 2019, 9:02 pm

YLee wrote:
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Yong. With respect, a mistake. It’s the real deal. I also bought strongly in 1996, loving them young, and it has proved to be a great decision. No vintage since, until 2008, had me as excited after not just hype but tasting.
I see. Maybe I will add a bit more then. If you don't mind me asking which producers have you bought or planned to buy? Thanks.
Same as everyone else here although I buy less wine generally than I used to. I have 2-3 btls each of Cristal, Roederer Vintage (steal), Pol Roger Rose, Krug 164 (and I don’t even like Krug very much and might sell this), Vilmart GCdO, Dom. Will almost certainly buy Comtes.

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#52 Post by Dustin Buchko » November 11th, 2019, 9:44 pm

R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 3:10 pm
Another LVMH winemaker confirmed to a friend that there would not be any 2008 Krug.
No 2008 Krug will be a bummer but at least we have the 2008 based 164 and plenty of other options from the vintage.

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#53 Post by Tom Reddick » November 11th, 2019, 11:15 pm

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Anyone try the Pol Roger Winston
Here is my note from a couple of months ago. Take it with a grain of salt- I am extremely picky about champagne and really do not personally like them when they have what I consider excessive sweetness and or fat. Does not change the overall quality- is more a matter of personal perception. For example, I am not a fan of 2002 personally- but will concede it is a great vintage and long distance runner.

8/16/2019 - I like this wine: NR (Edit)
light bright champagne color, lovely pear and apple tones on the nose, on the palate open and elegant with a very fine white mousse, good length, over time it opened admirably showing moderate body and some light bread notes on the nose, on the mid-palate there is a young and concentrated core of orchard and citrus fruits that shows the muscle of the vintage but is also a bit sweeter than expected and not quite to my tastes, as with the 2008 vintage Pol Roger this is a very good wine but I have a sense that the powerful and- for my palate- overly sweet core may cost it some subtle expressiveness in time, by any standard this is an impressive champagne, but I personally prefer the 2004 and given the greatness of 2008 at so many addresses this is not quite as convincing at this time as I had anticipated.

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#54 Post by Tom Reddick » November 11th, 2019, 11:17 pm

Dustin Buchko wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 9:44 pm
R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 3:10 pm
Another LVMH winemaker confirmed to a friend that there would not be any 2008 Krug.
No 2008 Krug will be a bummer but at least we have the 2008 based 164 and plenty of other options from the vintage.
No 2008 and no 2012 vintage Krug is ridiculous given the market position they are trying to assert for themselves. One wonders if the decisions that led to this would have been made under the prior family ownership.
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#55 Post by Troy Stark » November 12th, 2019, 5:19 am

Andrew M wrote:
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Whatever you do, don't buy the Paul Bara or Gimmonet '08 Special Clubs. Total garbage.
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#56 Post by Troy Stark » November 12th, 2019, 5:22 am

blarmston wrote:
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Noticed that there was no mention of Billecart.
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Whats the general reputation on them? Do they possess a decent QPR? Also, any word on them releasing a 2008 vintage?
Not out yet, but based on my visit to the domaine in March, they will be spectacular.
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#57 Post by Mark Golodetz » November 12th, 2019, 5:38 am

The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
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#58 Post by K John Joseph » November 12th, 2019, 7:27 am

blarmston wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 3:10 pm
Noticed that there was no mention of Billecart.

I am a novice when it comes to champagne, but I have always enjoyed their rose, and had a 2002 reserve that was wonderful.

Whats the general reputation on them? Do they possess a decent QPR? Also, any word on them releasing a 2008 vintage?
I posted a note on the 2008 Billecart Extra Brut. Very good wine. Nice balance of richness, yeast, spice, citrus, and minerality. I enjoyed it quite a bit. I think it is very much worth seeking out, especially if you can find it for under $100.
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#59 Post by Steve L Gellman » November 12th, 2019, 7:46 am

Anyone buying any Rose?

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#60 Post by Geoff F. » November 12th, 2019, 8:15 am

Has anyone tried the Henriot 2008 yet? I'm enjoying their NV Souverain at the moment, but not sure how the millésimé is.
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#61 Post by David Glasser » November 12th, 2019, 8:14 pm

I’m buying a lot less these days but I bought Dom and Cristal after tasting them. Both outstanding, Cristal is killer.

I'll probably buy Comtes.

Has 2008 Chetillons been released in the US? Or has it come and gone?

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#62 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » November 12th, 2019, 8:25 pm

Come and gone :(

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#63 Post by Tom Reddick » November 12th, 2019, 9:18 pm

Steve L Gellman wrote:
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Anyone buying any Rose?
Philipponnat Juste Rose and Philipponnat Les Cintres (100% Blanc de Noir so I consider it a Rose in a sense), but move fast if you want either. Not easy to get in the US and especially tough in 2008. I am told both are knockouts.

Probably Dom and maybe Taittinger once they come out. Since Rose is usually delayed a bit compared to other offerings, there has not been much available just yet from the major houses.
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#64 Post by Tom Reddick » November 12th, 2019, 9:20 pm

David Glasser wrote:
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I’m buying a lot less these days but I bought Dom and Cristal after tasting them. Both outstanding, Cristal is killer.

I'll probably buy Comtes.

Has 2008 Chetillons been released in the US? Or has it come and gone?
Come and gone as Michael noted. 2012 just came available, and here and elsewhere the praise is very high- so I would expect it will disappear quickly as did the 2008 (cannot find any current WS offerings on the 08.)
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#65 Post by David Glasser » November 13th, 2019, 3:44 am

I’ll console myself with the money I "saved."

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#66 Post by Howard Cooper » November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am

Mark Golodetz wrote:
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The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
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#67 Post by Jeff D a v i e s » November 13th, 2019, 10:01 am

What’s the view on how 2012 will stack up?

I bought a bunch of 2008 but wondering what next great vintage will be?

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#68 Post by Andrew M » November 13th, 2019, 10:03 am

Anyone looking at the 2008 Egly Ouriet? Offered at 520 in Epernay for 212€ today, shopkeeper was ambivalent on pricing having tasted next to the 2009. Says demand is out of control. Also offered at La Cave du Forum in Reims for 198€. Intriguing but hard to justify at Cristal prices.
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#69 Post by Carl I Steefel » November 13th, 2019, 10:11 am

Howard Cooper wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am
Mark Golodetz wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:38 am
The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
Any indication on when they will release the 2008 CdC??

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#70 Post by Mark Golodetz » November 13th, 2019, 12:06 pm

Howard Cooper wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am
Mark Golodetz wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:38 am
The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
I think it is going to be pretty price sensitive. I will be buying from Europe, and the pricing needs to be sub $120 to be of interest. I can still buy the 2007 Rose for $780 a six pack
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#71 Post by R@y.Tupp@+sch » November 13th, 2019, 12:09 pm

Mark Golodetz wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 12:06 pm
Howard Cooper wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am
Mark Golodetz wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:38 am
The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
I think it is going to be pretty price sensitive. I will be buying from Europe, and the pricing needs to be sub $120 to be of interest.
Why sub $120?

What better Champagne buys are out there for $120?
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#72 Post by YLee » November 13th, 2019, 12:13 pm

Taittinger going from $85-90 for '06 to $120 is a huge price jump. I will only buy if it's $100 or less.
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#73 Post by Mark Golodetz » November 13th, 2019, 12:15 pm

Mainly because I have enough Champagne to last me for years, and if I get the buying urge, I can always get the 2007 Rose for $10 more, which I rated at 97, and more importantly, my wife loves it.
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#74 Post by Jonathan Sirot » November 13th, 2019, 12:18 pm

As you asked about Rose I have not had a lot of Rose bubbly, but I did try 1998 Veuve Clicquot La Grand Dame Rose out of magnum last Saturday and it was incredibly good. The 2008 should be slightly better.

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#75 Post by Warren Taranow » November 13th, 2019, 12:20 pm

Tom Reddick wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Steve L Gellman wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 7:46 am
Anyone buying any Rose?
Philipponnat Juste Rose and Philipponnat Les Cintres (100% Blanc de Noir so I consider it a Rose in a sense), but move fast if you want either. Not easy to get in the US and especially tough in 2008. I am told both are knockouts.
Tom,
I just ordered some '08 Phillippinat 1522 Rosé. I loved the '06 iteration.
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#76 Post by Warren Taranow » November 13th, 2019, 12:25 pm

Steve L Gellman wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 7:46 am
Anyone buying any Rose?
Steve,

But of course! So far, a couple each of:

2008 Deutz Rosé Amour de Deutz
2008 Jacquesson Dizy Terres Rouges Rosé
2008 Philipponnat Cuvée 1522 Rosé
2008 Pol Roger Brut Rosé
2008 Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé


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#77 Post by Bryan Carr » November 13th, 2019, 2:14 pm

So far have some of the following, but will be grabbing some LGD this weekend after tasting it last week.
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2008 Pierre Gimonnet Special Club
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#78 Post by Tom Reddick » November 13th, 2019, 8:59 pm

Warren Taranow wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Tom Reddick wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Steve L Gellman wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 7:46 am
Anyone buying any Rose?
Philipponnat Juste Rose and Philipponnat Les Cintres (100% Blanc de Noir so I consider it a Rose in a sense), but move fast if you want either. Not easy to get in the US and especially tough in 2008. I am told both are knockouts.
Tom,
I just ordered some '08 Phillippinat 1522 Rosé. I loved the '06 iteration.
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Thanks for the tip. I just looked it up and seems I should add that to the stable. I have long been a fan of Philipponnat, but only recently have I been actively acquiring the wines and researching them outside of the Clos des Goisses Brut. Quite a few choices!
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#79 Post by Tom Reddick » November 13th, 2019, 9:09 pm

R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 12:09 pm
Mark Golodetz wrote:
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Howard Cooper wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am


It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
I think it is going to be pretty price sensitive. I will be buying from Europe, and the pricing needs to be sub $120 to be of interest.
Why sub $120?

What better Champagne buys are out there for $120?
I cannot speak to European pricing on Comtes, but I can tell you that here in Texas the same stores that were selling the 2006 for $120-140 a bottle are offering the 2007 for $160-180, which seems reasonably in line with the percentage shift that was discussed above in other posts.

And so in the Texas market, I am expecting 2008 Comtes will be around $200. The love for 2008 continues to grow as more people start tasting the wines, and given how plentiful Dom is for a start- that potential fan base can only grow from here.

Comtes itself is also surging well in the secondary market for older vintages. I get regular lists from London, and Comtes pricing is very strong right now for pre-2000 vintages.

Add in the fact that champagne is the only region that is really doing very well broadly at auction right now, and I do not think there is any way on this earth that 2008 Comtes is going to come in any less than the 2007- and likely it will be a bit more. I am actually fearful there might be an attempt to go higher than what I am expecting, but time will tell.

I think some people asked when, and at this point I would guess in the spring of 2020. Retailers have been telling me for weeks they expect it any day, but this close to the holidays and NYE I am betting they will let 2007 fill that demand and save 2008 for a slower time of year since it is a vintage that will have a wide audience that is not seasonally sensitive about the timing of purchase.
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#80 Post by alan weinberg » November 13th, 2019, 9:27 pm

Tom Reddick wrote:
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R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote:
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November 13th, 2019, 12:06 pm


I think it is going to be pretty price sensitive. I will be buying from Europe, and the pricing needs to be sub $120 to be of interest.
Why sub $120?

What better Champagne buys are out there for $120?
I cannot speak to European pricing on Comtes, but I can tell you that here in Texas the same stores that were selling the 2006 for $120-140 a bottle are offering the 2007 for $160-180, which seems reasonably in line with the percentage shift that was discussed above in other posts.
I just paid $105 for the 07 and there was more a couple days later. Walker Wines. No affiliation.

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#81 Post by Tom Reddick » November 13th, 2019, 9:54 pm

alan weinberg wrote:
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Tom Reddick wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 9:09 pm
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Why sub $120?

What better Champagne buys are out there for $120?
I cannot speak to European pricing on Comtes, but I can tell you that here in Texas the same stores that were selling the 2006 for $120-140 a bottle are offering the 2007 for $160-180, which seems reasonably in line with the percentage shift that was discussed above in other posts.
I just paid $105 for the 07 and there was more a couple days later. Walker Wines. No affiliation.
Wow- that is an incredibly good deal. Great website- ever had any of their older champagnes? I see a few temptations.
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#82 Post by David McMillen » November 14th, 2019, 4:26 am

Maybe a dumb question but why is Krug not releasing 2008?

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#83 Post by Robert M yers » November 14th, 2019, 4:31 am

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Maybe a dumb question but why is Krug not releasing 2008?
They were afraid of the recession and didn’t purchase many of their grapes is the theory I’ve read here. I can’t picture who would make that kind of a mistake, especially when you are in the long play business.

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#84 Post by J. Ashourian » November 14th, 2019, 4:39 am

Word on the street is there will be an 08 Krug released but very very small quantities. They will be bottled only in Magnum and packaged in previously unsold (last seasons) Louis Vuitton handbags.
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#85 Post by Jay Miller » November 15th, 2019, 4:53 am

Carl I Steefel wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 10:11 am
Howard Cooper wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 5:16 am
Mark Golodetz wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 5:38 am
The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
Any indication on when they will release the 2008 CdC??
I heard some time in 2020. Of course that was a while ago and these things are subject to,change.
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#86 Post by Howard Cooper » November 15th, 2019, 6:13 am

Last night I had a 2008 Delamotte Champagne that was quite good.
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#87 Post by Howard Cooper » November 15th, 2019, 6:14 am

Jay Miller wrote:
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Howard Cooper wrote:
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It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif]
Any indication on when they will release the 2008 CdC??
I heard some time in 2020. Of course that was a while ago and these things are subject to,change.
I wonder if they are waiting to see if something gets worked out on tariffs.
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#88 Post by Jay Miller » November 15th, 2019, 6:18 am

Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:14 am
Jay Miller wrote:
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Any indication on when they will release the 2008 CdC??
I heard some time in 2020. Of course that was a while ago and these things are subject to,change.
I wonder if they are waiting to see if something gets worked out on tariffs.
Champagne isn't part of the new tariffs.
Ripe fruit isn't necessarily a flaw.

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#89 Post by Mike Grammer » November 15th, 2019, 8:33 am

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The Cristal is utterly brilliant, and while it needs a few years, it is perhaps one of the most exciting Champagnes I have ever tasted. Nothing I have tasted from the vintage comes close, so I will allocate my dollars to this.


However, I suspect will also grab some Taittinger Comtes when it is released.
My only 08s so far are a bottle of Cristal and a bottle of Cristal Rose. They are to be opened at a particular dinner/event 2 or 3 years from now. Thanks to Blake, I've had the chance to taste the 08 Cristal---huge/unlimited potential.
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#90 Post by Steve L Gellman » November 15th, 2019, 12:04 pm

Got my first offer for Roderer Brut 2012 and 2013 Rose

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#91 Post by Howard Cooper » November 15th, 2019, 3:01 pm

Jay Miller wrote:
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Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:14 am
Jay Miller wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 4:53 am


I heard some time in 2020. Of course that was a while ago and these things are subject to,change.
I wonder if they are waiting to see if something gets worked out on tariffs.
Champagne isn't part of the new tariffs.
I did not know that. Thanks. What is and what is not?
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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#92 Post by YLee » November 15th, 2019, 3:03 pm

Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:01 pm
Jay Miller wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:18 am
Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:14 am


I wonder if they are waiting to see if something gets worked out on tariffs.
Champagne isn't part of the new tariffs.
I did not know that. Thanks. What is and what is not?
Wines over 2 liters are exempt.
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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#93 Post by Howard Cooper » November 15th, 2019, 3:05 pm

YLee wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:03 pm
Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:01 pm
Jay Miller wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:18 am


Champagne isn't part of the new tariffs.
I did not know that. Thanks. What is and what is not?
Wines over 2 liters are exempt.
What countries' wines does it apply to?
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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#94 Post by Scott Jameson » November 15th, 2019, 3:40 pm

Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:05 pm
YLee wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:03 pm
Howard Cooper wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 3:01 pm


I did not know that. Thanks. What is and what is not?
Wines over 2 liters are exempt.
What countries' wines does it apply to?
Howard, there's a long thread on the tariff here viewtopic.php?f=1&t=163950. A list of the products the tariff applies to are in the 1st few posts.

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#95 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » November 15th, 2019, 6:23 pm

I had the 2008 Amour de Deutz rose tonight which was just delicious. Buy if you can find it.
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#96 Post by Warren Taranow » November 15th, 2019, 8:27 pm

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
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I had the 2008 Amour de Deutz tonight which was just delicious. Buy if you can find it.
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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#97 Post by dbailey » November 16th, 2019, 1:47 am

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
November 15th, 2019, 6:23 pm
I had the 2008 Amour de Deutz tonight which was just delicious. Buy if you can find it.
Thanks. Have a 6 pack but wasn’t thinking of starting on it for at least another decade!
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#98 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » November 16th, 2019, 3:04 am

Btw this was the rose. Envoyer had an outrageous price on it last year, but I only got 2 halves, unfortunately. Lowest I see it now in half bottle is $149, which might still be a deal given the quality. I’d put it up against grand marque rose easily.

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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#99 Post by scamhi » November 16th, 2019, 6:20 am

bought 08 Dom and 08 Cristal. Never owned Cristal before this vintage.
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Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

#100 Post by Frederico L e e » November 16th, 2019, 9:01 am

I was looking for Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Millésimé 2008 with no avail, but found a 2009 instead at an unbelievable price of $89 Cdn 😃
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