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TN: 1977 California Cabernets at MP Taverna in Irvington
I seldom take lunch, much less long lunch with wine, but Mark & John offered me an irresistible chance to taste a lineup of 1977 CalCabs. I jumped the train 2 stops to Irvington, and crossed the track...
3 months ago 5
 
wine 'o week
1999 Palliser Estate Pinot Noir, Martinborough, 14% ( bark closure) Black-red, dark for PN, nothing on the nose. Palate of malt, plum, earth not really of interest. Alive and drinkable but easily ...
3 months ago 4
 
TN: '88 Burgs, '76 Graves, '01 MSR, '10 Sancerre
David was in town and it was his birthday, so we made a lobster, bok choy, & udon dish (Ludovic Lefebvre recipe). Really called for Riesling, but I had a birthyear wine handy, the 1988 JN Gagnard ?Les...
3 months ago
 
TN: Chillable reds
The new Rob was hosting our local wine group, he?s one town up so we gathered an Ubered up to his home. Nice evening on deck, with lots of food- Fred?s pate with Rob?s homemade bread, a nice grilled p...
3 months ago
 
TN: 2 Trimbach CFE, Baudry rose, Lafleur-Gazin (Pomerol)
Finally a Wednesday where the rain held off. We went to park concert to meet friends bearing smoked duck, smoked bluefish, and a delicious chicken/mango/soba salad 2018 Baudry Chinon rose Pale, sw...
3 months ago
 
Another bdx
Strips of thinly sliced beef cooked in lots of EVOO with a mixture of spices to emulate Moroccan flavours, over cous-cous and wilted leafy greens garnished with a liberal sprinkle of chopped mint a...
3 months ago 5
 
TN: red and white Bdx and Burgs, white and pink Loires, red US
On a rainy Wednesday, with roast chicken, 2004 Pavelot ?aux Guettes? Savigny-les-Beaune 1er. Most of the ?04 Greenie Meanies have faded, but so has some of the vibrancy of the black cherry fruit. Th...
3 months ago
 
TN: al fresco wines- Bdx, Loire, NZ, Baden, Nahe, Sonoma Coast
Before Betsy left for a festival in Maine, we had a nice dinner on patio with San Antonio steak, purple peppers stuffed with chevre, salad, and the 2018 Withers Rose . This was a replacement for...
4 months ago
 
TN: 3 white Burgs and 7 Volnays with Turkish food
Our city Bordeaux group veered in Burgundy Tuesday night. Theme at dinner at Sip Sak was white Burgundy and Volnay. Restaurant staff did a nice job, and food was good- especially the meze we started ...
4 months ago 3
 
TN: Patio wines- Italy, Rhine, Kremstal, Champagne, US
With halibut, squash, salad, the 2015 Withers ?Peters Vineyard? Chardonnay. Pear fruit wth a nutty edge, good acids, nice length. B/B+ Friday was ribeye and margherita pizza all on the grill, wit...
4 months ago 8
 
TN: wines in Dobbs and the 'Gunks- BV, Mayacamss, Brundlmayer, Guion, more
My brother was in NYC last Tuesday and took the train up for dinner that evening (mostly to see Ruby the Basset Hound). I grilled some tuna and squash, made kale and a green salad. He?s mostly a CalCa...
4 months ago
 
If you are going to Mars
https://bgr.com/2019/07/18/red-wine-mars-compound-muscle-study/
4 months ago
 
TN: weekend wines- Montus, Piper-H, biodynamic Bdx blanc , Vire-Clesse
With swordfish, eggplant, pasta with pesto, & squash, the 2018 Peybonhomme "Blanc Bonhomme." This is Bordeaux blanc, despite being in a Burgundy bottle (or something close, tighter neck). 50/50 Sem...
4 months ago
 
TN: Mostly Loires by the Hudson
Another hot Wednesday, but in the shade with the breeze off river we had a good time at the park. I brought lamb/green bean salad, cheeses, kohlrabi/apple slaw. Others shared cucumber soup, fatoush, s...
4 months ago
 
TN: wines with Njuda and more - ESJ, Jamek, Brun, etc
Hot Friday, Betsy made a nice cool dinner- green tea noodles, sashimi, bok choy, etcc with the 2017 Les Fouques ?La Londe ? Cotes de Provence. This was a bit flat, round strawberry, not my fave. B-/C...
4 months ago