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TN: 9 bottles (8 red, 1 white) of Cos d'Estournal
6 of our Bdx group regulars and 2 guests met at Bobby Van?s for a Cos d?Estournel vertical Tues night Nice group, I enjoyed my crab cakes and ribeye( and B-sprouts, fries, hash browns, missed out on t...
10 months ago
Confused About Georges Duboeuf Wines
Not the wines themselves. I suppose you could say I'm confused by the business model (for lack of a better phrase). I have noticed that there are any number of estates (Chateau de Saint-Amour, Chate...
10 months ago 1
TN: St Patrick's last minute party
A pre-St Patricks party Saturday was cancelled due to host?s illness, so I had a solo dinner while Betsy had a concert in city. With broiled small mackerels, rice, and broccoli rabe, the 2016 Koehle...
10 months ago 2
TN: Rhones, plus ESJ and Vouvray
With berbere-spiced roast chicken, the 2018 Edmunds St John Heart of Gold. Drinking well, lemon zest over ripe pear and melon. Balanced, vibrant, tasty. B++ Over to Dave?s for local non-serious gr...
10 months ago 1
TN: Pepiere and Baudry, Clerc Milon, Wind Gap, Digioia-Royer , and more
Tuesday for Mardi Gras I made jambalaya, and opened the 2017 Lapierre Morgon (sulphured). Warm red cherry and raspberry fruit, some tannin, good acids. Not my favorite vintage but strong B+/B No ...
11 months ago
TN: Brun, Bachelet, MaxGrun, Monbousquet, etc
With roast chicken sweet potatoes, & salad , the 2014 Bachelet Bourgogne Rouge, Fairly tannic for Bourgogne, some Gevrey-ish soi notes, a little meaty. Pretty tasty though red meat might have been bet...
11 months ago
righteous farming
Is there a difference between biodynamic and organic? -- Rich
11 months ago 10
TN: 375s of Bandol and Pauillac, bubbles, Mencia, Gamay, Chablis, etc
On Friday a couple of wines with dinner (pork/soba/snap pea stir fry) 1998 Nigl Privat Piri Riesling Stony and dry, grapefruit, slate. Mature but really tasty. A-/B+ 1985 Pichon-Lalande (375) A...
11 months ago 5
TN. More Ausone than I have ever drunk before, plus fine Figeacs, a lone Belair, 3 Champagnes
John gathered an intrepid crew (plus me) to take a look at pre-Rolland Ausone, a storied estate (that was often panned in Monkton). I think I?ve had about a half-dozen Ausone?s before, so was eager to...
11 months ago
TN: 74 & 99 Barolos, '17 Briords, '99 ESJ, '08 Pavelot, and more
I picked up Betsy from airport late Thursday, so our Valentine?s Day dinner was a day late. We started with oysters , octopus, and the NV Jose Michel Rose Champagne. Red berries, citrus, pleasant but ...
11 months ago
claws and tails, yum
What matches with lobster? -- Rich
11 months ago 3
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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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, ...
1 year ago