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TN: Beychevelle, ESJ, Saves, Lapierre, Nebbiolo, and more
Friday I went to pick up some Flannery?s at a friend's, while there he proffered the 2010 Ch. Beychevelle. Surprisingly forward and open, cassis and black cherry, a light smoky note, great finish, wel...
1 day ago
 
Bordeaux in space
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/can-astronauts-drink
5 days ago 1
 
TN: 12 Leoville Poyferre, 1 Latour a Pomerol
Our group met at Bobby Vans in Midtown East for a Leoville Poyferre vertical last night. We started with a U. Collin Champagne, which I liked but didn?t note bottling (though I recall a 2017 disgorgem...
6 days ago
 
WTN: 3 Barolo, Monbousquet, Knoll, etc
ith cornish hen with berbere, spinach, sweet potatoes, the 2010 Weingut Knoll Ried Pfaffenberg Steiner Riesling Kabinett. Dry, stony, petrolly, long and in a good place. B+/A- With pasta with seafo...
1 week ago
 
Sonoma Wine Country Wildfire
https://www.winespectator.com/articles/wildfire-scorches-10-000-acres-in-sonoma-wine-country
2 weeks ago 2
 
Matt Kramer
When did his column in WINE SPECTATOR end?
3 weeks ago 1
 
TN: '59 Piedmonts, ESJ, Lafarge, Bergstrom, Briords, LDH, more
With rack of lamb with berbere, whole wheat couscous, bok choy, the 2000 Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Reserva. I?m a big LdH fan but this wasn?t saying much, high acid, more oak than fruit, I?ll hold res...
3 weeks ago
 
Catchup collection.
Lazy with posting, here is the catch up........... 2005 Craggy Range 'Sophia' Gimbett Gravels, Hawkes Bay. 14% Merlot, Cab Franc. Cork stopper. Fruit scalped, slight hint of high toned violets ...
4 weeks ago 3
 
TN: Margaux, CdP, Napa, Spanish and Burg whites, rough BTG
With clams and cherry tomatoes on pasta, the 2018 Fraga De Corvo Godello Light spritz, saline, bright and tasty. B With dry-aged ribeye, honeynut squash, rice and salad, the 2001 Ch. Giscours. Pre...
4 weeks ago
 
TN: 5 Jadot CSJ, 3 Chambertin Clos de Beze, 2 Carillon 1ers
Our Bordeaux group once again veered into Burgundy, meeting at Nice Matin for a Gevrey night. A couple of frequent guests joined some regulars, fun time. Service was great, food quite good, company fu...
1 month ago
 
TN: Kamptal, Beaujolais, Loire
With roast chicken, the 2018 Olga Raffault Chinon rose was fresh, berry-driven, and bright with a nice herby finish. B Saturday we started with oysters, then a hot pot of sea robin, green tea noodl...
1 month ago
 
TN: Birthday wine, plus BTG at Blue Hill Stone Barns (LONG)
It was my birthday, but we both had long days, and our big night out was scheduled for following day. But I wanted to have some wine on my birthday, so Betsy invited one other couple. They made and br...
1 month ago 4
 
TN: Rioja, Txakolina, Quincy, Bourgogne
2015 George Breuer ?Charm? Riesling Halbtrocken Apple and nuts, good acids, light hint of sweetness, uncomplicated but good value at $8! B- 2014 Camus-Bruchon Bourgogne With a sous vide double ri...
1 month ago
 
TN: German wines, + Bdx, Tuscany, Galicia, Champagne
Friday was my turn to host local (non-serious) wine group. I didn?t have much time to prep, but had out some antipasto, rillettes, hummus. Greeting wine was the Peter Lauer Reserve Saar Riesling Sek...
1 month ago
 
TN: Pichon Lalande, Chevillon, Pierre Peters, JPBrun, Bedrock, etc
Roast chicken with root vegetables (sweet potato, carrot, radish) and farro with chard 2002 Chevlllon ?Les Chaignots? Nuits St George Tangy black raspberry, citrus zest, grilled meat. Full and flesh...
1 month ago