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TN: 7 Fishes with some Italian wines, Bdx and more for Christmas, etc
With assorted leftovers, the 1998 Jadot Clos des Ursules Beaune 1er. I expected to love this, but found it somewhat monolithic and closed. Medium-high acids, some tannin, black fruit in the background...
11 months ago 3
 
Three gift wines from the office
On Thursday, we had our 'Secret Santa' gift swap at work. I received two Pjnot Noirs. 2015 Josh Cellars PN Central Coast Light maroon in color with a cherries/oak nose, dark cherry on the palate w...
11 months ago 2
 
TN: Edited version- Nancy's Birthday, w/ Chave, Vallanas, Mt Eden, Haut Bailly, etc
Thursday Dave drove me up to Mark and Nancy?s in Briarcliff, where Betsy was awaiting. We were delighted to be there for Nancy?s birthday party. The catering crew were hard at work on dinner. As peopl...
11 months ago
 
TN: Nancy's bday with Chave, Vallana, Drouhin, Mt Eden, Haut-Bailly, etc
Thursday Dave drove me up to Mark and Nancy?s in Briarcliff, where Betsy was awaiting. We were delighted to be there for Nancy?s birthday party. The catering crew were hard at work on dinner. As peopl...
11 months ago 1
 
TN: Weekend wines- Loire, Etna, Burgundy, Wachau
2014 Passopisciaro Passorosso (Etna). I think this is same bottling that used to be Terre Siciliane, but they now earn the Etna DOC. KIrschy, some heat on palate (15%), cough drop. Probably a better C...
11 months ago
 
TN: Some great wines at Mark's (Bdx, Rhone, Cali, etc)
Thursday I went to a dinner at Mark?s- this was supposed to be a Magdelaine dinner, but guest of honor from Texas couldn?t make it, so Magdelaine was postponed and a general BYO convened. As I arriv...
11 months ago 1
 
TN: 1961 St. Emilion
Wednesday I went into city and met my brother at Morton?s for dinner. For me chopped salad, small filet, and spinach/mushrooms. I don?t get to see my brother that often, so carried a birthyear wine fo...
11 months ago
 
TN: 9 Graves, 1 white Burg, 1 Barsac
A nice group gathered at Sutton Inn Tuesday to welcome Patrick in from Colorado. Theme was older Graves. We started with some chacruterie (lonza, coppa, foie gras parfait, etc) and then I had the tuna...
11 months ago 1
 
TN: Lot of Carignan, some Rieslings, + Fleurie, Bdx, etc
With pork tenderloin, the 2016 Coudert/Roilette Griffe du Marquis Fleurie. Man, this is as lovely a young Fleurie as I can ever remember. Floral nose over black cherries and raspberries. Full, balance...
11 months ago
 
TN: White truffle dinner with Nebbiolo from 1947-2001, CSH, Champagne
1 year ago
 
TN: Burg proper and Beaujolais, Loire, 83 Sonoma
1 year ago 3
 
"Will China continue as the most important market for Bordeaux, or not?"
1 year ago
 
TN: Jura, pink Burg, white Burg, Mosel
1 year ago
 
TN: T'giving (US) w/Meyney, Produttori, Coudert, Peters, Perez
1 year ago 3
 
TN: Rieslings, Italians, CF, Beaujolais
1 year ago 2