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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
 
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...
4 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...
5 months ago
 
TN: The 1989 Huet lineup
Brad organized a retrospective of the legendary 1989 Domaine Huet wines Saturday. I jumped onto train (where I ran into Sasha) down to Marble Hill then strolled over bridge into upper Manhattan. Don a...
5 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...
5 months ago 1
 
TN: Bdx group does LMHB at Bobby Van's
A smaller contingent of our Bordeaux group than usual gathered at Bobby Van?s in Midtown East for a dinner with some La Mission Haut Brion Tuesday. Chartogne-Taillet ?Heurtebise? This is Blanc ...
5 months ago
 
TN: wines on Patio- Palette, Burg, Mosel, Bdx, Loire, Kent, CA, more
Earlier in week Betsy had made an Ottolenghi recipe for chicken schnitzel, she had left behind some extra crust mixture (panko, black and white sesame, sunflower seed) which I used Friday on some red ...
5 months ago
 
TN: Labor Day weekend - Bdx, Cali, Loire, Alsace, etc
Thursday I went to a friend?s birthday party, a nice gathering on their patio on a perfect night, they served mussels, stuffed mushrooms, zucchini ?pasta?, kale salad, and more 2018 Commanderie de ...
5 months ago
 
'95 Terraces
Spicy meatballs in tomato/onion sauce, potato mash and green beans. 1995 Esk Valley Terraces. Hawkes Bay; Merlot, Malbec, Cab Franc 13.5% Cork closure. Dark black, darker with time in decanter...
5 months ago 2
 
TN: Rioja, Albarino, and Champagne with great tapas
Betsy and I met Mark and Nancy last night for dinner at Ibiza in Chappaqua. And I was glad we did- great company, great wine, great food. We basically put ourselves in the owner?s (Ignacio) hands and ...
5 months ago
 
Ata Rangi
So, after babbling about Pinot and Ata Rangi, pulled last bottle of 2008 vintage from cellar. With rosemary and garlic seasoning, roast lamb, potato, butternut and broccoli. Apple crumble dessert...
5 months ago 3
 
TN: Pomerol, CdBeaune, Provence, Sancerre
After Friday?s epic pig lunch, I should have just skipped dinner, but grilled a small piece of swordfish and some squash. Wine was the 2018 Triennes rose. Very pale, very light, crisp with strawberry ...
5 months ago
 
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...
5 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 ...
6 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...
6 months ago