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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 ...
6 days 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...
6 days 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 week 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 week 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...
2 weeks 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...
2 weeks 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...
3 weeks 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
 
TN: The 1989 Huet lineup
Brad organized a retrospective of the legendary 1989 Domaine Huet wines Saturday. I jumped onto train (where I ran into Sasha) down to Marble Hill then strolled over bridge into upper Manhattan. Don a...
1 month ago
 
Lynch Moussas
Crumbed chicken breasts stuffed with brie and tarragon, roast squash and potato, green beans. 1996 Lynch Moussas, Pauillac 12.5% alc Light red noticeably bricked, plum/currant, wood, tomato leaf...
1 month ago 1
 
TN: Bdx group does LMHB at Bobby Van's
A smaller contingent of our Bordeaux group than usual gathered at Bobby Van?s in Midtown East for a dinner with some La Mission Haut Brion Tuesday. Chartogne-Taillet ?Heurtebise? This is Blanc ...
1 month ago
 
TN: wines on Patio- Palette, Burg, Mosel, Bdx, Loire, Kent, CA, more
Earlier in week Betsy had made an Ottolenghi recipe for chicken schnitzel, she had left behind some extra crust mixture (panko, black and white sesame, sunflower seed) which I used Friday on some red ...
1 month ago
 
TN: Labor Day weekend - Bdx, Cali, Loire, Alsace, etc
Thursday I went to a friend?s birthday party, a nice gathering on their patio on a perfect night, they served mussels, stuffed mushrooms, zucchini ?pasta?, kale salad, and more 2018 Commanderie de ...
1 month ago
 
'95 Terraces
Spicy meatballs in tomato/onion sauce, potato mash and green beans. 1995 Esk Valley Terraces. Hawkes Bay; Merlot, Malbec, Cab Franc 13.5% Cork closure. Dark black, darker with time in decanter...
1 month ago 2
 
TN: Rioja, Albarino, and Champagne with great tapas
Betsy and I met Mark and Nancy last night for dinner at Ibiza in Chappaqua. And I was glad we did- great company, great wine, great food. We basically put ourselves in the owner?s (Ignacio) hands and ...
1 month ago