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by PCLIN
November 14th, 2019, 8:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ponsot...in general
Replies: 22
Views: 1271

Re: Ponsot...in general

Too inconsistent to be on regular buying list.
by PCLIN
November 10th, 2019, 10:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

There is one single wine that stands out so far, ‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie, mentioned 5 times.
by PCLIN
November 10th, 2019, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Wines of the year.

‘62 Latour
‘66 Haut Brion
‘98 Jamet Côte Rotie
‘96 DRC Grands Echezeaux
‘66 Beychevelle
‘08 Rougeard Poyeux
by PCLIN
November 9th, 2019, 10:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Discovery of the year - How much I really really really LOVE Champagne and sparking wines! I could drink Champs and eat pizza, seafood, and fried chicken EVERYDAY for the rest of my life...although might be a short life...I'd be happy! flirtysmile Wine of the Year - I rated two wines 98pts this yea...
by PCLIN
November 8th, 2019, 4:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100
Replies: 45
Views: 2006

Re: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100

Dustin Buchko wrote:
November 7th, 2019, 8:42 pm
2005 d'Issan

Love that wine.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Food and wine in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou)
Replies: 14
Views: 387

Re: Food and wine in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou)

John Chapman wrote:
November 1st, 2019, 9:58 am

The more traditional place suggested by my Beijing-born neighbors is Quanjude, but I never made it there.

You didn’t miss anything.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?
Replies: 50
Views: 2761

Re: Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé - Controversial Producer?

Had ‘07 Vogue Bonne Mares few months ago, good wine and ready to go.
by PCLIN
November 6th, 2019, 4:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100
Replies: 45
Views: 2006

Re: Bordeaux with 10-20 years and < $100

Mike Reff wrote:
November 6th, 2019, 7:37 am
Catemerle?

Definitely. Recently I picked up a case of ‘66 Cantemerle for a cool £340/case...that should be less than US$50 a bottle including all charges.
by PCLIN
November 4th, 2019, 11:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2215

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

I doubt that reason alone ever stop anyone from buying, just saying.
by PCLIN
November 3rd, 2019, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Jeff Stettner wrote:
November 3rd, 2019, 9:27 am
It's been a tremendous wine year, but these three candidates for WOTY were all amazing:

1945 Haut Brion

That’s the best wine that I ever tasted, also the only perfection in my book.
by PCLIN
November 2nd, 2019, 11:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

For many years I had pretty much dismissed Cristal as a wine best for rapper videos, and given the cost, it was easy to simply ignore it. A bottle of the 2009 a few months ago really opened my eyes. Sensational wine, as good as any champagne I have had in recent memory. The 2007 Bollinger Grand Ann...
by PCLIN
November 1st, 2019, 12:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 83
Views: 4931

Re: WOTYs--2019 Edition--and your Discovery of the Year

Discovery of the year, old Beychevelle.
by PCLIN
October 29th, 2019, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne and red Burgundy with dinner at La Rive in Amsterdam
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Re: Champagne and red Burgundy with dinner at La Rive in Amsterdam

I went there once many years ago. Is it still One Star?
by PCLIN
October 25th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jadot buys Chateau de Chorey
Replies: 35
Views: 2744

Re: Jadot buys Chateau de Chorey

I think Jadot bought Beaune 1er Cru Les Cras and Romoissenet took Beaune 1er Cru Teurons. FWIW, loved the ‘09 Chorey Teurons but could never find another bottle!
by PCLIN
October 24th, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: seems like 06 red burgs have tightened up lately...
Replies: 23
Views: 1447

Re: seems like 06 red burgs have tightened up lately...

Had ‘06 Harmand Mazis Chambertin and Cathiard Malconsorts recently, they were drinking fine.
by PCLIN
October 10th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Japanese sake recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 695

Re: Japanese sake recommendation

In Japan now. Any sake recommendations that I should purchase here that may be harder or more costly to try in the States? I am very flexible with taste preference. Whenever my husband or I pass through Japan we pick up Kubota Manju to bring back; it's usually available for 3,500 yen, which is inva...
by PCLIN
October 10th, 2019, 12:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Japanese sake recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 695

Re: Japanese sake recommendation

I am very happy with Otokoyama and Kubota. There is a craze about Juyondai these days but I yet to try one.
by PCLIN
September 28th, 2019, 9:07 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 25
Views: 2528

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

Thanks for sharing, I will use your itinerary as a main reference for our upcoming trip to Shikoku. We are likely to spend two nights each at Takamatsu, Iya Valley, and Matsuyama. Anything else would you recommend for the trip? I’m a big fan of the food. They raise olive wagyu there, which can be s...
by PCLIN
September 24th, 2019, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?
Replies: 54
Views: 2332

Re: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?

‘66 Beychevelle is drinking great too, nowhere near first growth pricing or reputation.
by PCLIN
September 24th, 2019, 4:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?
Replies: 54
Views: 2332

Re: Do I need to be drinking my Bordeauxs younger?

Nah...just had a wonderful ‘62 Latour today.
by PCLIN
September 11th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Travelogue: Georgia (the country)
Replies: 33
Views: 1165

Re: Travelogue: Georgia (the country)

Thanks for the write-up, looking forward to a Georgia trip next year. We were planning to go there this year but wife was not comfortable with potential issues with Russia recently.
by PCLIN
September 5th, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Blair Ridley wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 6:25 am
Wow! Chiu Lin you're already seeing offers on 2018 burgundy? I knew it was coming soon, but didn't expect many until later in the year...
Yes. From a London merchant. EP purchase, wines will arrive in 2020.
by PCLIN
September 5th, 2019, 4:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the wine that changed your life?
Replies: 166
Views: 8328

Re: What's the wine that changed your life?

‘82 Pichon Lalande and ‘90 DRC Grands-Echezeaux, both in ‘95. Beer drinker before that. Still have a Magnum of ‘82 Pichon Lalande, sadly ‘90 DRC GE all gone.
by PCLIN
September 4th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A case of ‘05 Meo Boudots and a case of ‘18 Caroline Morey (6x Reds and 6x Whites).
by PCLIN
August 27th, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)
Replies: 59
Views: 1935

Re: 8 Favourite Varieties (4 red, 4 white)

Red:

Pinot Noir
Cabernet Franc
Merlot
Syrah


White:

Chardonnay
Riesling
Chenin Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
by PCLIN
August 24th, 2019, 3:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Greg K wrote:
August 23rd, 2019, 11:40 pm
I may have bought a bottle of 82 Magdelaine....

Very nice, I have been looking for this but nothing yet.
by PCLIN
August 19th, 2019, 12:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 87 Magdelaine, 85 Lynch Bages, 03 Clos des Goisses, 08 Winston Churchill, 10 Silex, 01 Weil Auslese
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: TN- 87 Magdelaine, 85 Lynch Bages, 03 Clos des Goisses, 08 Winston Churchill, 10 Silex, 01 Weil Auslese

Thanks for note on ‘85 Lynch Bages, I do have some put away on long term storage, looks like no hurry.
by PCLIN
August 15th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Vieille Vigne
Replies: 22
Views: 1317

Re: TN: 2011 Domaine Fourrier Gevrey-Chambertin Vieille Vigne

I already finished a full case of this, delicious wine.
by PCLIN
August 8th, 2019, 3:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?
Replies: 93
Views: 2872

Re: Wine preservation systems - which do you recommend?

Eurocave Wine Bar 2.0.
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

3x ‘13 Edmunds St. John North Canyon Road Syrah
3x ‘14 Edmunds St. John Barsotti Ranch Syrah
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)
Replies: 67
Views: 4693

Re: AFWE ban me now, I have purchased Rolland (Ovid)

Long sleeve shirt and bermuda shorts, looked like you still in Gainesville in the 80s.
by PCLIN
August 7th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah (USA, California)
Replies: 11
Views: 514

Re: TN: 1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah (USA, California)

This thread is timely, just been offered some ‘13 and ‘14 Syrahs, so I picked up a 6-pack.
by PCLIN
August 4th, 2019, 12:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1978 Drouhin CDM Rouge
Replies: 5
Views: 384

Re: TN: 1978 Drouhin CDM Rouge

Wow. That’s still alive and kicking.

I just brought out a case of ‘93 from bonded storage a few months ago, the wine improved on the 2nd day.
by PCLIN
August 3rd, 2019, 10:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A Songeur wrote:
August 3rd, 2019, 3:38 pm
Blair Ridley wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 5:16 am

2017 PYCM Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Sous Fretille
Super wine!

Great. I bought some in 375ml format during EP.
by PCLIN
July 28th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:1990 Cantemerle
Replies: 16
Views: 818

Re: TN:1990 Cantemerle

Pat Martin wrote:
July 28th, 2019, 10:51 am
The 1966 had at Dale’s was also outstanding: https://www.cellartracker.com/classic/e ... vent=25304

Good to know. Picked up a case of ‘66 a few months ago, hopefully they are still alive and kicking.
by PCLIN
July 27th, 2019, 9:03 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 25
Views: 2528

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

Thanks for sharing, I will use your itinerary as a main reference for our upcoming trip to Shikoku. We are likely to spend two nights each at Takamatsu, Iya Valley, and Matsuyama. Anything else would you recommend for the trip? I’m a big fan of the food. They raise olive wagyu there, which can be s...
by PCLIN
July 27th, 2019, 4:20 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Japan Experts Help Please
Replies: 25
Views: 2528

Re: Japan Experts Help Please

I'm hardly an expert but I've been to Japan a bunch, including twice last year :) I think you should avoid Okinawa; it doesn't feel much like Japan to me. Given that she likes food and the outdoors I would second (third?) the Kyoto suggestion. Alternatively, if you're feeling adventurous Shikoku is...
by PCLIN
July 25th, 2019, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 131
Views: 7475

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

In the past few months I've had the 2001, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV and they've all been glorious burgundy shooting way past their price point of $170-200. The last few vintages have been utterly spectacular as Laurent is fine tuning it more and more. I'm try...
by PCLIN
July 24th, 2019, 9:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?
Replies: 131
Views: 7475

Re: 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV - best sub $200 burgundy out there?

In the past few months I've had the 2001, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016 Hubert Lignier Morey St Denis 1er VV and they've all been glorious burgundy shooting way past their price point of $170-200. The last few vintages have been utterly spectacular as Laurent is fine tuning it more and more. I'm try...
by PCLIN
July 22nd, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A case of ‘85 Lynch Bages
by PCLIN
July 22nd, 2019, 4:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best wines since the beginning of 2019
Replies: 140
Views: 10062

Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

‘66 Haut Brion
‘96 DRC Grands Echezeaux
by PCLIN
July 19th, 2019, 3:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First Growths in First Class, Palmer in Business Class
Replies: 57
Views: 4720

Re: First Growths in First Class, Palmer in Business Class

EVA May have the best Champagne selections for Business Class with ‘04 Krug and ‘06 Veuve Clicquot LGD.
by PCLIN
July 18th, 2019, 3:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tempier Rose - worth extended cellaring?
Replies: 32
Views: 2061

Re: Tempier Rose - worth extended cellaring?

I remember that article by JR, that’s the article that got me interested in Tempier Red and Rose a few years ago but my holdings are way too young for consumption now.
by PCLIN
July 17th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit
Replies: 87
Views: 3008

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit

Wine: 1959 DRC RC

Beer: Labatt Blue

Spirit: Kinmen Kaoliang
by PCLIN
July 17th, 2019, 7:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2000 Magdelaine
Replies: 71
Views: 3383

Re: 2000 Magdelaine

I just grabbed some 1982 Magdelaine. Rare Wine Company has a mag of 1975 library release for $499. Luckily most vintages received bad rating from the Niel Young lookalike with the 15 point system, so they are priced @ max 60 $ here in EU I have been listening to Neil Yong’s music these few weeks, y...
by PCLIN
July 15th, 2019, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lunch with 6 champagnes, 9 white Burgundy and 2 desert wines
Replies: 27
Views: 2213

Re: Lunch with 6 champagnes, 9 white Burgundy and 2 desert wines

Love that ‘09 DP. Had it at least 4 times over the last 6 months, consistently great.
by PCLIN
July 9th, 2019, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It's in Georgia (nation not state) - what is it?
Replies: 65
Views: 2723

Re: It's in Georgia (nation not state) - what is it?

Very interesting thread since I am planning on visiting Georgia next year or maybe earlier....
by PCLIN
July 4th, 2019, 11:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12089
Views: 579540

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Need to start a thread on “What I didn’t buy today”

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