Latest General Wine Forum

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TN: 74 & 99 Barolos, '17 Briords, '99 ESJ, '08 Pavelot, and more
I picked up Betsy from airport late Thursday, so our Valentine?s Da y dinner was a day late. We started with oysters , octopus, and the NV Jose Michel Rose Champagne. Red berries, citrus, pleasant ...
4 months ago
claws and tails, yum
What matches with lobster?
4 months ago 3
TN :Saar feinherb and new Beaujolais to me
With roast chicken, wild rice, kale, and salad 2016 Foillard ?Eponym? Morgon (On CT and my sales receipt t his is listed as ?Les Charmes Eponym? but I only see Eponym on label) First time with ...
5 months ago
TN: Burgs, Bdx, Barnaut bubbles, FXPichler, etc
With sockeye salmon, wild rice, and broccoli 2001 Herve Sigaut Chambolle-Musigny I didn't really mean to age, tasted pretty mature when I acquired 10 yers a go, but got buried. Turned out fine- swe...
5 months ago
TN: SOBER at Mark's - John serves Bdx, CA, Gmax, Rhones, etc
John hosted SOBER last night, but moved it to Mark?s as a more conv enient location for some. Great job, interesting and tasty wines, interesti ng and tasty food We were greeted with the 2004 Boll...
5 months ago
TN: Superbowl weekend- bubbles, PN, CdR, CS, Melon, Gamay
With grilled chicken, ginger rice, and salad, the 2016 Navarro ? l' Anciene? Pinot Noir (unfiltered). Black raspberry, some spice, dec ent acids, not so long. B/B- With salmon with herbs, bok cho...
5 months ago
Climate change affects taste of wine?
5 months ago
TN: Riesling, Mencia, PN, Chardonnay
Betsy?s sister came to dinner, first course was mushroom dumplings with bok choy in a dashi broth 2010 Dr. Deinhard Ruppertsberger Riesling Kabinett Halbtrocken (liter) Limeade, Fresca, a little h...
5 months ago
TN: 1989 Bordeaux (Medoc, Graves, Sauternes) plus rose SC
Most of our Bordeaux group and one charming out-of-towner got together at t he midtown East Bobby Vans Tuesdy for a 30 year peek at the 1989 Left Banks . 2014 Mousse Special Club Rose de Saignee ...
5 months ago
TN: wrong Jadot, Goisses, CFE, Limerick, Enfield, more
Friday I made pork shoulder and Rancho Gordo yellow Indian woman beans in p ressure cooker, with sauteed arugula and the 2014 Limerick Lane Zinfandel(R ussian River Valley). Good acids for zin, just...
5 months ago 1
Red premox?
Does the premox phenomenon affect red Burgundies as well as whites? I recently opened 2 bottles of Olivier Guyot 2010 Gevrey-Chambertin ?Les Champs?, a commune-level wine. The first was fine ? a v...
5 months ago 4
TN: Chablis, almost Soave, Sangiovese, Melon, Bandol pink, Gamay
Dinner Thursday was oysters on halfshell, broiled flounder with ponzu and s oy sauce, slivered snow peas with sesame, and spinach with oyster sauce. Th e 2016 Barat Cote de Lechet Chablis 1er is pea...
6 months ago 2
A Short Manifesto on Wine
After some thought, here are what I consider to be the principal considerations when it comes to what I look for in wine. 1. Wine should reflect its place of origin. If a particular wine tastes ...
6 months ago 4
TN: Fontodi X2, CFE, Albarino, Fronsac
2001 Trimbach Cuvee Frederic Emile Riesling Lemon, wet rocks, and petrol. Good acids, long finish, drinking well. Holds up well over 3 days. A-/B+ Betsy?s nephew and his girlfriend came to dinner...
6 months ago
Pronunciation Question
My entire wine drinking life (25+ years) I have always pronounced the "ja" at the end of Rioja and Verdejo as "ho." However, in the most recent episode of The Wine Show, Joe Fattorini et al pronounc...
6 months ago 9