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TN: 12 Leoville Poyferre, 1 Latour a Pomerol
1966 Ch. Leoville-Poyferre More cedar, tobacco and herb than fruit, but fresh and tangy. I liked a lot. B+ 1978 Ch. Leoville-Poyferre a bit volatile on nose, quite tired, though drinkable. B-/...
4 months ago
 
WTN: 3 Barolo, Monbousquet, Knoll, etc
With pasta with seafood (bay scallops and shrimp), the 2015 Raul Perez Palomino (?Valdecanada). My first varietal Palomino. Floral almost musky, round, more interesting than delicious. B-/C+ I al...
4 months ago
 
Sonoma Wine Country Wildfire
https://www.winespectator.com/articles/wildfire-scorches-10-000-acres-in-sonoma-wine-country
5 months ago 2
 
Matt Kramer
When did his column in WINE SPECTATOR end?
5 months ago 1
 
TN: '59 Piedmonts, ESJ, Lafarge, Bergstrom, Briords, LDH, more
Friday we went to Sripraphai in Queens for a belated 60th party for brother-in-law. Nice assortment of dishes- tom yum goon, watercress with squid and shrimp , drunken noodles, kao soy (egg noodles...
5 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 ...
5 months ago 3
 
TN: Margaux, CdP, Napa, Spanish and Burg whites, rough BTG
Light spritz, saline, bright and tasty. B With dry-aged ribeye, honeynut squash, rice and salad, the 2001 Ch. Giscours. Pretty tasty mid-modern Margaux, dark berries, cocoa, and a little vanilla. S...
5 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...
5 months ago
 
TN: Kamptal, Beaujolais, Loire
Saturday we started with oysters, then a hot pot of sea robin, green tea noodles, harukei turnips, & greens in dashi/bone broth. The 2016 Brundlmayer Reid Steinmassel Riesling was dry and crsp, with...
5 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...
5 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...
5 months ago
 
TN: German wines, + Bdx, Tuscany, Galicia, Champagne
Friday was my turn to host local (non-serious) wine group. I didn?t have much time to prep, but had out some antipasto, rillettes, hummus. Greeting wine was the Peter Lauer Reserve Saar Riesling Sek...
6 months ago
 
TN: Pichon Lalande, Chevillon, Pierre Peters, JPBrun, Bedrock, etc
Roast chicken with root vegetables (sweet potato, carrot, radish) and farro with chard 2002 Chevlllon ?Les Chaignots? Nuits St George Tangy black raspberry, citrus zest, grilled meat. Full and flesh...
6 months ago
 
TN: The 1989 Huet lineup
While we were waiting we enjoyed the Eric Nicolas Les P?tits Velos - apparently Domaine de Belliviere?s first petillant, with fruit from the hail-hit 2013 vintage. I feel badly for growers in years ...
6 months ago
 
Lynch Moussas
Crumbed chicken breasts stuffed with brie and tarragon, roast squash and potato, green beans. 1996 Lynch Moussas, Pauillac 12.5% alc Light red noticeably bricked, plum/currant, wood, tomato leaf...
6 months ago 1