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TN: Trimbach, Jadot, Landron, Joblot
Friday was Flannery rib cap medallions (we split an 8 oz California Prime and a 6 oz Waygu, I actually preferred the former), pasta with spinach and mushrooms (leftover), Brussels sprouts, and salad....
2 months ago
 
TN: Chateauneuf du Pape at Nice Matin NYC
nice group gathered Wednesday night at Nice Matin for Chateauneuf-du-Pape night. Great to see a bunch of friends, some of whom I hadn?t seen in a couple of years. Nice table, nice service, nice stemw...
3 months ago 3
 
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...
3 months ago 1
 
Bordeaux in space
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/can-astronauts-drink
3 months 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...
3 months 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...
3 months ago
 
Sonoma Wine Country Wildfire
https://www.winespectator.com/articles/wildfire-scorches-10-000-acres-in-sonoma-wine-country
3 months ago 2
 
Matt Kramer
When did his column in WINE SPECTATOR end?
3 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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...
4 months 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...
4 months 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...
4 months 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...
4 months ago