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TN: wines by river- CA Chard, Alsace Riesling, Burg rose
Wednesday was supposed to be the first of our little village?s summer jazz concerts, but Tues night I looked at forecast (80% chance of thunderstorm) and it looked like it would be changed to indoor v...
4 months ago
 
TN: Father's Day weekend- authentic roses and more
With salmon Thursday, the 2018 Thomas-Labaille ?Authentique? Sancerre Rose. Snappy, mineral, tasty. B+ No wine Friday, we went with some friends to Carnegie Hall to see Betsy?s sister?s final perfo...
4 months ago 2
 
TN: Spanish reds, US rose, Italian white, French red and white, NZSB
With Artic char and spinach, the 2018 Edmunds St. John Bone Jolly Gamay rose. Strawberries and raspberries, a little herby, good minerally finish. As always, a re-buy. B+ Friday we went to dinner...
5 months ago 1
 
oops, lost my notes on Loire night
Friday our local non-serious group gathered at Fred?s for a look at the Loire. Nice spring evening on the deck with an incredible spread of food- a salmon mousse, radishes with butter, goat and other ...
5 months ago
 
TN French wines (and 1 Chianti) at home and in the 'Gunks
Thursday was Keta (chum) salmon, baby Chinese mustard greens, brown rice, and salad; wine was the 2018 Mas de Gourgonnier rose (Les Baux de Provence). Pale, delicate, citrus, srawberries, and flowers...
5 months ago
 
TN: Many wines on Memorial Day weekend
Lobster was on sale, so steamed a couple chicks, made some spinach, and opened the 2006 Littorai Heintz Chardonnay. Pear, lemon zest, and just a touch of oak. The oak seems to come out a bit more w...
5 months ago 4
 
TN: Bairrada , Burgs, Sancerre, more
Berbere roast chicken, roasted leeks and radishes, salad, and the 2018 Domaine Collotte Marsannay Rose. Cherry and strawberry, lemon zest, on the plump side for Burgundy rose but tasty. B Swordfish...
5 months ago
 
TN: Montrose!
Our Bordeaux group and a couple of other friends met at Bobby Van?s in Midtown East last night. We had some whites to start (I started with a crab cake) 2014 Francois Carillon ?Les Macherelles ? Ch...
6 months ago
 
TN: 95 LB, 98 RB, Beaujolais blanc, Saar
Before going to a Leo Kottke/Bruce Cockburn double bill at Tarrytown Music Hall, we took some friends to dinner at Bistro 12 across the street. I had octopus and braised rabbit with mushrooms, had bro...
6 months ago
 
TN: Burgs, Loires, Champagne, Spain
Friday dinner started with shucking some oysters, while we enjoyed the 2016 Bzikot Puligny-Montrachet (375 ml) Lemon pie and light oak notes, fairly ripe with moderate acids. B/B- Tuna steak, swe...
6 months ago
 
TN: Magdelaine and Belair-Monange
With the demise of Ch. Magdelaine and its incorporation into Belair-Monange, Tom and John set up a tasting. Originally set for Dec, we finally convened last night. Tom had sent a case of the younger M...
6 months ago
 
TN:Sociando-Mallet vertical
A nice group - old friends and new- met at Sutton Inn last night for a Sociando-Mallet vertical. Restaurant did a nice job- we shared a couple of charcuterie platters, then I had a pea soup with pinen...
6 months ago 5
 
WTN: Nice wines this weekend- Burgs, Loires, Bdx and more
A couple of friends, her mother, and one of their dogs came to dinner Friday. We started with smoked salmon and cheese straws, and the 2005 Andre Beaufort Brut Millesime Grand Cru Champagne. Yeasty, ...
6 months ago
 
TN: Easter weekend - Bdx, Beaujolais, Barolo, Bandol (blanc), RIeslings, more
We were all supposed to go to a seder Friday night, but my MIL wasn?t feeling well so stayed home. Scallops, green beans, bulgur, salad, and: 2012 Terrebrune Bandol Blanc Quince and pineapple, low...
6 months ago 3
 
TN: Portuguese night, + some French wines and a lone Austrian
Friday was Portuguese night for our local non-serious wine group. Alex put out a nice spread with linguica, a variation on Bacalhau com natas (using smoked whitefish instead of bacalhau) cheeses, sala...
7 months ago 2