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by NED VALOIS
August 6th, 2020, 10:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?
Replies: 106
Views: 3967

Re: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?

Aubert +1 and Peter Michael
by NED VALOIS
August 5th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 9
Views: 371

Re: Coffee

Peets
by NED VALOIS
July 29th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain Reserve 2017 email
Replies: 16
Views: 927

Re: Riverain Reserve 2017 email

I am cutting WAY back, but picked up 3 so not to miss this one ! [thumbs-up.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 26th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sudden, severe ankle pain
Replies: 25
Views: 2067

Re: Sudden, severe ankle pain

QUICK, Eat some Duck Liver Pate!

NOT !!
by NED VALOIS
July 26th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12172
Views: 455702

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2014 Mayback Amoenus; in backyard with son & wife , Excellent ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 24th, 2020, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hmm, I’ve Never Had a Diamond Creek Cabernet, What Am I Missing (If Anything)?
Replies: 69
Views: 2943

Re: Hmm, I’ve Never Had a Diamond Creek Cabernet, What Am I Missing (If Anything)?

The most recent global average price we have for Diamond Creek Lake Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 is $2,488 USD (January 2018)
by NED VALOIS
July 23rd, 2020, 7:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14042
Views: 683002

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2016 Dalla Valle 3 pack
2018 Rivers Marie mixed 12
Roy Piper '16 & '18's
by NED VALOIS
July 23rd, 2020, 12:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Allocated Bourbons
Replies: 22
Views: 1974

Re: WTB: Allocated Bourbons

Are the Weller Jefferson Presidentials 18's & 21's from the early 90's still hot ?
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4221

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

AUBERT!
You're ALL WRONG ! neener
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 141
Views: 11460

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

NED VALOIS wrote:
July 21st, 2020, 9:06 am
IN 4 A CASE ! (3-HL, 3-Lore, 6-Panek ) [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 141
Views: 11460

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

IN 4 A CASE !
by NED VALOIS
July 21st, 2020, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Roy Piper offer out!
Replies: 28
Views: 3388

Re: 2018 Roy Piper offer out!

Spoke to him last week and ordered !
by NED VALOIS
July 20th, 2020, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4221

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

Hard to beat Aubert Lauren.
by NED VALOIS
July 16th, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is the deepest vertical in your cellar?
Replies: 164
Views: 4878

Re: What is the deepest vertical in your cellar?

neener [snort.gif] 1863 Bual Madeira to present !
by NED VALOIS
July 12th, 2020, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you calculate your end of life when thinking about what to buy?
Replies: 50
Views: 2012

Re: Do you calculate your end of life when thinking about what to buy?

The 2045 ( my-100) I heard will be spectacular !! neener [wow.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 11th, 2020, 8:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wow-Received an Email For 2017 DRC
Replies: 55
Views: 4984

Re: Wow-Received an Email For 2017 DRC

champagne.gif [cheers.gif] grouphug Party at GELLMAN'S !!!
by NED VALOIS
July 11th, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

I’ve been buying since the 2004 release. Tracked my purchase history and it totals $25,561....not chump change, and I’m not on the “priority” list? What the hell does it take to get on that? I have been getting 5-7 cases a year and dating the shipping guy ! [snort.gif] BTW My daughter loves the Eas...
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 8:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

Probably one of the few Ca Chardonnays that are in a Grand Cru Class of their own. Have had it several times and honestly I am not sure why i would pay the freight for Burgundy Grand Crus when this wine is so much less $ and equally thrilling. Don't know if the aging profile is nearly the same but ...
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

Damn! Something Anton & I agree on !!! [wow.gif] In that case, give the Peter Michael and Hyde Winery chards a try, amigo! Oh, and Tres Perlas Brown Ranch chard...so good. Had them, only one that comes close to Aubert Lauren is the Peter Michael Point Rouge and it is pricey ! [drinkers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

Damn!
Something Anton & I agree on !!! [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 9th, 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

Went light due to storage shortage .
6
2018 Hudson Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay 750mL
6
2018 UV Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 750mL
by NED VALOIS
July 8th, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14042
Views: 683002

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

6 - NV Barbeito Bastardo Reserva Duas Pipas Madeira 500 mL Fortunately, last year Ricardo decided to produce a wine that’s perhaps unprecedented in Madeira’s modern history: a pure young Bastardo that sells for less than one-tenth the price of Avô Mário. He calls the wine Duas Pipas—or Two Pipes—bec...
by NED VALOIS
July 7th, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Re: Aubert

Mark,
I've been buying off the list since at least '04, always multiple cases/and maggies, mostly Chards.
I don't know when I was put on "priority".
by NED VALOIS
July 7th, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2606

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 4:11 pm
Any of you adopting 30-somethings with wine habits?
Sure,
R U Blonde, under 30 & of the "gentler" sex ? [snort.gif] [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 7th, 2020, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2044

Aubert

This is a friendly reminder that you will have priority access to the Fall 2020 wine allocations beginning Thursday, July 9th at 9:00 am PDT. An auto-login link will be provided via email, which is the quickest and easiest way to access your allocation. This release is for our 2018 Single Vineyard P...
by NED VALOIS
July 6th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2606

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

Turning 3/4 Century soon, still buying, but space is restricting me somewhat !
Loaded up on '16 Bordeauxs Futures in large formats (Children & Grand Children). neener
by NED VALOIS
July 6th, 2020, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: California Cult
Replies: 112
Views: 7345

Re: California Cult

Brent C l a y t o n wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 2:31 pm
Abreu and Araujo-era Eisele wines are worth the tariff.
I don't know, Great, but gotten very pricey for me. [scratch.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 5th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?
Replies: 56
Views: 2350

Re: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?

Bordeaux First Growths, D'Yquem or Dunn from Cali .
by NED VALOIS
July 4th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine storage / temp control necessary?
Replies: 14
Views: 839

Re: wine storage / temp control necessary?

Buy, Buy, Buy !
You may evolve into one of US !! [drinkers.gif] [wow.gif] [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
June 29th, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14042
Views: 683002

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

1910 Bodegas Toro Albala Don PX Gines Liebana Seleccion
Pedro Ximenez - 750ML
by NED VALOIS
June 25th, 2020, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...
Replies: 131
Views: 4253

Re: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...

I've never had ENOUGH ! [snort.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
June 21st, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father’s Day Wine Selections
Replies: 75
Views: 2234

Re: Father’s Day Wine Selections

Several 2014 Maybach Amoenus Cabs and several 2018 Aubert Russian Chards. with the kids outside !
Life is GOOD !
by NED VALOIS
June 21st, 2020, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is a mouse in the cellar...
Replies: 54
Views: 3271

Re: There is a mouse in the cellar...

I also have a semi-feral cat that has at least 15 kills I know of , plus a few squirrels.
I'll rent her out for bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti !
by NED VALOIS
June 21st, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is a mouse in the cellar...
Replies: 54
Views: 3271

Re: There is a mouse in the cellar...

There are electric (battery) traps that do a quick and decisive job on rats/mice !

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Victor-Elec ... /302259641
by NED VALOIS
June 20th, 2020, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me
Replies: 70
Views: 3089

Re: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me

Kevin Porter wrote:
June 7th, 2020, 5:52 pm
33 posts to get to Deibolt-Vallois? Shame!
And I get $5 for ever bottle sold !! [snort.gif] champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
June 16th, 2020, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date
Replies: 50
Views: 3970

Re: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date

Lauren is always my favorite, but I don't believe it is in this release.
by NED VALOIS
June 13th, 2020, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.

Actually 3 words ;O.M.G. !
by NED VALOIS
June 8th, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14042
Views: 683002

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2-2016 Herb Lamb Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon HL Reserve
2-1922 d`Oliveiras Boal O.R. Noval Selection [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
June 3rd, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply
Replies: 97
Views: 7525

Re: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 7:57 pm
Bill Tex Landreth wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 7:52 pm
1995 is stellar.
Which cuvee?
With your deep pockets, '78 LAKE ! flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
May 27th, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine And A-Fib?
Replies: 37
Views: 3075

Re: Wine And A-Fib?

Todd,
Be well !
Ned
by NED VALOIS
May 23rd, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: French Press recommendation
Replies: 20
Views: 1144

Re: French Press recommendation

This French Press works well for me ; [snort.gif] https://www.ebay.com/i/223465995055?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-213727-13078-0&mkcid=2&itemid=223465995055&targetid=4580840327039642&device=c&mktype=&googleloc=&poi=&campaignid=301076556&mkgroupid=1235851265215130&rlsatarget=pla-45808403270396...
by NED VALOIS
May 21st, 2020, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $225 Cab discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 5606

Re: $225 Cab discussion

Mark Y wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 2:40 pm
Macdonald. $165. Really compares well to much more expensive stuff.
Not widely available tho.
At that price, has to be from your brother !
by NED VALOIS
May 21st, 2020, 2:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aged Cali Cab
Replies: 219
Views: 18323

Re: Aged Cali Cab

'74/'78 Mondavi Reserve !
by NED VALOIS
May 17th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75
Replies: 139
Views: 8364

Re: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75

Nada !
by NED VALOIS
May 17th, 2020, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert chard and Maybach cab
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: Aubert chard and Maybach cab

Scott, Two of my FAVS ! champagne.gif [cheers.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
May 16th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: California Whites -- What Are You Drinking?
Replies: 42
Views: 1973

Re: California Whites -- What Are You Drinking?

AUBERT
ANCILLARY CELLARS
RIVERRAIN SAV BLANC
MYRIAD SEMILLON
by NED VALOIS
May 16th, 2020, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First drink after recovering from COVID-19
Replies: 37
Views: 1541

Re: First drink after recovering from COVID-19

Great RECOVERY !
by NED VALOIS
May 13th, 2020, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 7788

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

1-Day I was born
2-Graduated from Police Academy
3-Classified !

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