Latest General Wine Forum

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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 this is listed as ?Les Charmes Eponym? but I only see Eponym on label) First time with this...
9 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 ago, but got buried. Turned out fine- sweet...
9 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 convenient location for some. Great job, interesting and tasty wines, interesting and tasty food We were greeted with the 2004 Bolling...
10 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, decent acids, not so long. B/B- With salmon with herbs, bok choy, ...
10 months ago
 
Climate change affects taste of wine?
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/article.cfm?c_id=16&objectid=12190495
10 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 her...
10 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 the midtown East Bobby Vans Tuesdy for a 30 year peek at the 1989 Left Banks. 2014 Mousse Special Club Rose de Saignee 10...
10 months ago
 
TN: wrong Jadot, Goisses, CFE, Limerick, Enfield, more
Friday I made pork shoulder and Rancho Gordo yellow Indian woman beans in pressure cooker, with sauteed arugula and the 2014 Limerick Lane Zinfandel(Russian River Valley). Good acids for zin, just a h...
10 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 ...
10 months ago 4
 
TN: Chablis, almost Soave, Sangiovese, Melon, Bandol pink, Gamay
Dinner Thursday was oysters on halfshell, broiled flounder with ponzu and soy sauce, slivered snow peas with sesame, and spinach with oyster sauce. The 2016 Barat Cote de Lechet Chablis 1er is peachy,...
10 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...
10 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,...
11 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...
11 months ago 9
 
TN: Last wines of 2018 (and first in '19) - Rausan Segla, Nigh Privat, Pepiere Briords, more
In my Christmas notes I forgot a couple of cooking wines NV Broadbent Rainwater Madeira offers good quality for the price, lots of dried fruit and nut flavors, and I thought it worked better in a fav...
11 months ago
 
tequila
At a cocktail party last week, I tried for the first time a high end tequila... wow! I didn't realize sipping tequila exists, like fine scotch. My notion of the liquor was a vehicle to get bom...
11 months ago 1