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Wines in Maine and NY- Burgs, Loire, Germans, and more
For our weekly Zoom tasting (in my case with a Singapore style dish of fresh rice noodles, Chinese sausage, shrimp, and greens), 2 half bottles of Auslese 2007 JJ Prum Graacher Himmelreich GKA...
1 month ago
TN: Burg, Loire, Champagne and more with Blue Hill seafood box (and some meat)
With lobster, herb-salt crusted sea bream, coleslaw (from Blue Hill Stone Barns ResourcED bo, see note at end) 2012 F. Carillion ?Les Referts? Puligny-Montrachet 1er This was an accidental open, I...
1 month ago
TN: white Rhone, Napa, Burg, and Bdx, plus bubbles, Medoc, Loire
ith lobster, corn with SE Asia compound butter, & salad 1985 Laville Haut Brion Great light color, crisp, plenty of ripe peach fruit and nice acidity. Not quite the length or richness of a recent '90,...
1 month ago
TN: Virtual and real groups- Burg, Loire, Beaujolais, Austria, etc
With Bobby Flay recipe for chicken with mint sauce, the2018 Domaine des Billards St Amour. As expected a riper rendition, but not OTT. Black cherry, espresso, smoke, alcohol in background (despite...
1 month ago
TN: Lahertre Freres Champagne and Glantenay Volnay
For our Monday Zoom (with wagyu burger, maybe not traditional match!) the 2015 Laherte ?Les Grandes Crayeres? Extra Brut Blanc De Blancs Champagne. Crisp and crunchy, green apple and citrus, nice...
2 months ago
WTN: Rose, bubbles, GV, Bdx, Rioja, and more (6 feet apart)
Some nice (socially distanced) dinners, a couple family dinners, and a drink in the yard Hot day Thursday, but it was comfortable in Alex and Hilary?s garden. We started with canapes (pate, skordalia,...
2 months ago 1
tn: White Bourgogne, Cal Zin
Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse' 2018 Pale gold in appearance with aromas and flavors of lemon-lime and honeydew with minimal oak. Pretty much what you would expect from a young Burg. Francis Coppola...
2 months ago 1
TN: 4th weekend- roses, 76 Napa, Burg, Bojo, Loire, bubbles
With a pork/bok choy/rice noodle stir fry, the 2018 Leeuwin Artists Series Riesling (Margaret River). Bone dry, tart lime fruit, I find this a little too austere, but Betsy really likes it, so might...
2 months ago 2
California governor
- Pesci fet d'a testa. (Sicilian proverb) Translation: The fish stinks from the head. Meaning: Corruption starts at the top.
2 months ago 2
TN: Ducru, Lardy, Jadot, Marguet, Luneau-Papin, Pomponette, Algueira
Friends!!! We?ve had some friends in the yard for drinks and snacks over last month, but Friday was our first dinner that we?ve hosted in 3 months. Just one other couple., spaced tables, careful...
2 months ago 3
Winery grounded in indigenous values
2 months ago
TN: '70 Cavalotto to replace '64 PdB Barbaresco
So 1964 Produttori di Barbaresco Barbaresco was on the menu for our week Zoom tasting. I had gotten 7 bottles out a few weeks in advance so people could stand up, mine was upright more than a month....
2 months ago 2
TN: Pessac white, St Emilion, Sancerre, Champagne, Wachau
With some nice Waygu burgers, the 2000 Ch. Laroque (St. Emilion). Quite nice in a midmodern style, ripe black cherry and plum, hint of mocha, just a hint of tannic backbone remaining. Plush without...
2 months ago
TN: Wines al fresco on a lovely weekend
Thursday was fish tacos, and usually I?d go for something lighter the Burg, but I wanted to try the 2018 Pernot Bourgogne Cote d?Or (blanc). Nice balance, good acids, full citrus and apple fruit, some...
3 months ago 2
TN: ESJ pink, Oregon white
With Jacques Pepin?s chicken/sausage ?bouillabaisse? the 2019 Edmunds St. John Bone Jolly Gamay Rose. Year in year out a favorite, this year is no exception, crunchy red strawberry and raspberry, on...
3 months ago 1