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by DanielP
September 24th, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Are these from the same producer? Sterling?
by DanielP
September 23rd, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Hofgut Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Riesling Kabinett feinherb
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: TN: 2016 Hofgut Falkenstein Niedermenniger Herrenberg Riesling Kabinett feinherb

Martin Zwick wrote:
September 23rd, 2020, 7:42 pm
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The first Riesling we both like?! Did I even inspire you to buy Hofgut Falkenstein?!

The world is full of wonder.
I think you're thinking of Adam Frisch
by DanielP
September 22nd, 2020, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schloss Lieser Doctor on WineBid
Replies: 11
Views: 846

Re: PSA: Schloss Lieser Doctor on WineBid

Damnit why
by DanielP
September 21st, 2020, 7:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailers' e-mails that caused me to guffaw
Replies: 76
Views: 3154

Re: Retailers' e-mails that caused me to guffaw

It just means you bought the last of them! Parker licensed every writer and retail to declaim the wine they are hawking "the [this] of [that]." "The Mouton of the Monongahela Valley." "The Flaccianello of Flatbush." "The Salon of Saigon." The Mad Dog of Montalcino The Echezeaux of West Fargo. ”For ...
by DanielP
September 19th, 2020, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151980

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

A snail postcard yielded this WineAccess code. Enjoy $30 off your first purchase of $100 by visiting wineaccess.com/enjoy30 Thanks for sharing Dan. Looks like this works for all accounts, not just first time purchases. Yup - works for me, too. Rakuten also offering 5% cashback which is pretty good
by DanielP
September 18th, 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 2061

Re: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread

Excited for my Busch Kabis.

This was kind of fun to have a livestream/video of the event. Hope they continue it in the future
by DanielP
September 18th, 2020, 5:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 2061

Re: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread

That schubert auslese.... not a bad price at all.
by DanielP
September 18th, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 2061

Re: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread

So the winemakers themselves also are also bidding on these bottle? actually, I realize that Selbach is probably working as a merchant/in between?

The Muller spatlese price seems pretty decent relative to the regular bottling price and the typical prices these go for...
by DanielP
September 18th, 2020, 5:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 2061

Re: 2020 VDP Grosser Ring Auction Thread

Looks like I'm the proud owner of a couple halves of Zilliken... I sort of threw in what I thought was a low-ball. I really hope I don't win everything I put a bid in for...
by DanielP
September 17th, 2020, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RieslingKenner - 2019 Hofgut Falkenstein Horizontal Tasting
Replies: 13
Views: 777

Re: RieslingKenner - 2019 Hofgut Falkenstein Horizontal Tasting

I've tasted #12 a couple times in the past week and just tasted #14 today. I'm really loving this vintage for Falkenstein. The fruit and acid balance is exquisite and I think these drink better on release than the 2015s. It's still very high acid, but it finishes so gently. And I think I get the fai...
by DanielP
September 17th, 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Smith Story looks like it could be the winery. I know nothing about it
by DanielP
September 17th, 2020, 6:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Jay Miller wrote:
September 17th, 2020, 5:34 am
DanielP wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Also, the change to extra long bottles is a real killer. You can't find boxes that fit!
von Schubert? Please tell me it isn't so. As of what vintage?

That's the reason I stopped buying Julian Haart despite having a love affair with the wines.
2016. Happened with the label update
by DanielP
September 16th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

I'm going to guess that the source is Lost and Found winery, with Geoff Kruth as the sommelier-turned-winery owner. They do microlots with a lot of one-offs, so even though I don't think they've released a cab franc, it doesn't really rule them out. I think the ethos could fit the low alcohol/low pr...
by DanielP
September 16th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Also, the change to extra long bottles is a real killer. You can't find boxes that fit!
by DanielP
September 16th, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 105
Views: 5395

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

I look forward to the Berserkers 2008 Comtes buy-it-from-the-UK group buy thread
by DanielP
September 16th, 2020, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

I concur Margaux, but Ausone 1976 and 1979 are brilliant. Old Lafite are incredibly inconsistent as they bottled each barrel at a time. The better barrels went into large format; An imperial of the 1975 was magnificent, but I have had horrific fifths. Your point is valid; wineries have ups and down...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Mount Eden is a Pommard clone. There are many Pommard clones. At the time that Jean Claude Boisset purchased the 17 acre vineyard from DeLoach owners, he replanted in 2004 and the Estate is known to have clones 23, Calera, 828 (no not the 838 that is listed on the De Négoce site), 115, La Tache, 77...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Can't find Wine Enthusiast reviews that match vintage/score/price point for the 2016/2017 vintages of DeLoach They are right here... they match up too. Plus the guy who pulled the long list of scores did so with DeLoach for one of the years. I feel settled now.... its DeLoach! champagne.gif https:/...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Auction Mosel and Nahe&Rheinhessen - you can take part online!
Replies: 14
Views: 816

Re: Auction Mosel and Nahe&Rheinhessen - you can take part online!

Well I just messaged vom Boden. I had previously gotten emails from Flatiron to bid via Skurnik, but I didn't hear anything this year and totally forgot about it. I'm on vom Boden's consumer email list, but didn't get anything.
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

I bought on the off-chance that it is Merry Edwards (though hard for me to believe that it is). What David Bruce bottlings match the price point (ignoring that we can't find scores that line up)? MacRostie isn't "north of $60" and I can't find any price/clone/location matches for Lynmar. Also, Merr...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Cam said: Its neighbors include the Dutton Ranches multiple vineyards in the southern part of Green Valley along with Kanzler, Martinelli and Merry Edwards and I think its fair to say this producer ranks in these vaunted circles. Is David Bruce in that company? Yes, probably more so than any other ...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Eric, you weren't the only one to do that...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

MacRostie 2017 Cummings Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley), 92 points, $58 MacRostie 2016 Thale's Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley), 93 points, $56 He was saying those scores are for the same blend we are getting, not two different blends. That's how I read it. The 2016 and 2017 ve...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

MacRostie 2017 Cummings Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley), 92 points, $58 MacRostie 2016 Thale's Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley), 93 points, $56 He was saying those scores are for the same blend we are getting, not two different blends. That's how I read it. The 2016 and 2017 ve...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

I think the producer is David Bruce: https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:808ZkkFzMaAJ:https://www.winebusiness.com/wbm/%3Fgo%3DgetArticle%26dataId%3D91570+&cd=19&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us In 2007 David and Jeannette purchased a 17-acre parcel in the Russian River AVA, near the town of Se...
by DanielP
September 15th, 2020, 8:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14476
Views: 711808

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Degarmo.j wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 8:16 am
Found some 18’ Gonon at the grocery store for $70 with an extra 10% off, felt like a score compared to how much I normally see them being sold for.
I need a new grocery store
by DanielP
September 14th, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 105
Views: 5395

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

I don't understand, I thought the prices weren't going to be released until next month?
by DanielP
September 13th, 2020, 10:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

That will never happen with these. From the offers: Intended to be the inaugural launch of a new appellation Cabernet to add to their $90+/bottle hillside Cabernet collection, they have since decided now is not the time to launch an addition to their lineup. What do you mean? That just means that a...
by DanielP
September 13th, 2020, 10:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Cameron did another 30 min w/ same person but different interview on Facebook: facebook.com/lesliesbrocco/videos/980026272462101/ Watching it now. Direct link didn't work so just need to copy paste that link to view it. EDIT some things learned: The Atlas Peak wines come from a Hillside Howell Moun...
by DanielP
September 13th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Cameron did another 30 min w/ same person but different interview on Facebook: facebook.com/lesliesbrocco/videos/980026272462101/ Watching it now. Direct link didn't work so just need to copy paste that link to view it. EDIT some things learned: The Atlas Peak wines come from a Hillside Howell Moun...
by DanielP
September 11th, 2020, 8:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

TBH I think of all of the de negoce offerings as cellar defenders
by DanielP
September 9th, 2020, 9:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151980

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Those of you getting premature shipments from wine.com, are you getting shipping notices or other indications at the time of shipment, or at lest before delivery? Or are the boxes just showing up? I have several orders set for October and November and I’m crossing my fingers that none of them showi...
by DanielP
September 9th, 2020, 9:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151980

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Mike C. wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 9:10 pm
This sounds like a west coast warehouse issue. I haven’t had any of these issues with the NY warehouse.
No it's a NY warehouse issue too
by DanielP
September 9th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

In 1999, guided by a vision of crafting a balanced and sophisticated style of mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, they founded Ladera, which means “hillside” in Spanish and Italian, and made their debut vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon. Ladera quickly earned acclaim as a rising star with a reputation for mak...
by DanielP
September 8th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

I changed my mind, I regret nothing.
by DanielP
September 8th, 2020, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

so who made #21 and #22??? Supposedly that's who made 46. Same oak treatment, but higher ABV than #21. It's very confusing to me now. So both #21 and #46 intended to be part of this inaugural Atlas Peak release? I guess I can now officially regret my #21 purchase. But I'll pass on this offer and ju...
by DanielP
September 8th, 2020, 10:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151980

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Yeah apparently wine.com is transitioning to a new system which probably messed up a lot of orders. I was on chat with them on Sunday when I got Fedex notifications that my wine had shipped. Luckily the weather here in NY is fairly agreeable. The CS rep though had no idea of what was going on or wha...
by DanielP
September 6th, 2020, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Half the cask of AP 11, nicknamed Meyer Nepal, was bottled in magnums. Williams Corner Wine and Piedmont Wine Imports selected and shipped Meyer Nepal in 750-ml bottles. It's the only wine that we bottled in mags from the 2019 vintage. Thanks Lars. Were there particular characteristics of #11 that ...
by DanielP
September 5th, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Benchmark bin sale
Replies: 55
Views: 3035

Re: Benchmark bin sale

Yes. 3 left right now for Bachelet. I found the '17 Bachelet Gevrey VV to be singing right now. Loved the purity of the wine. The ones that were and still are left for $75 are the Cote de Nuits, not the Gevrey VV. I had the 17 Gevrey VV last week; it was a nice wine, though I found it fairly one di...
by DanielP
September 5th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Benchmark bin sale
Replies: 55
Views: 3035

Re: Benchmark bin sale

Then I have no idea why that line exists in the first place.
by DanielP
September 5th, 2020, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Benchmark bin sale
Replies: 55
Views: 3035

Re: Benchmark bin sale

Can't combine shipping with current hold orders? What kind of a joke policy is that? The deals aren't THAT good. Shouldn't their goal be to clear out inventory? i didnt have any issue combining mine with holds? the email did say that you couldnt combine it with other coupons and offers but i was st...
by DanielP
September 4th, 2020, 7:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Make sure you leave some in the fridge to follow over several days. Young sweet rieslings can show their best even days after opening
by DanielP
September 4th, 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Benchmark bin sale
Replies: 55
Views: 3035

Re: Benchmark bin sale

Can't combine shipping with current hold orders? What kind of a joke policy is that? The deals aren't THAT good. Shouldn't their goal be to clear out inventory?
by DanielP
September 3rd, 2020, 9:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Love Grunhaus. As consistent as Prum though? Up to you. Willi Schaefer is another where I’ve enjoyed excellent bottles back to 1970, but Manfred had already been making great wines at Prum for 7 years then (IIRC), Not to say earlier ones were not also wonderful. My wife and I have already opened 40...
by DanielP
September 3rd, 2020, 6:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4572
Views: 261601

Re: de Negoce offer

Come on $40 for $8 rosé! flirtysmile newhere this always makes me lol for some reason (the "come on 40 for 8!"). so carry on champagne.gif in quite different news, i have a very hard time understanding how anyone can make money off of $8 wine. and cameron is definitely not taking losses on the $8 d...
by DanielP
September 3rd, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Same. Plus I will be making a trip to Boston at some point this fall to collect the spoils! Uhhh grab some more auslese. You know, for the rest of us. It’s interesting that the Auslese, which is younger vines, does not seem to be as highly sought. I got 3 bottles. Probably not even close to enough....
by DanielP
September 3rd, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

Jayson Cohen wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 3:34 pm

Same. Plus I will be making a trip to Boston at some point this fall to collect the spoils!
Uhhh grab some more auslese. You know, for the rest of us.
by DanielP
September 3rd, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8102

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

That is where I got mine. I had a bunch of 2019 JJP in my cart but bought some Alzinger Gruner and a half case of 2007 JJP WS Kabinett instead. I just pulled the trigger on the 19 Prum WS Kab and Spat at Wine Cellarage. Prices are up about 40% since 15. So taking out tariffs a 15% increase isn’t mu...

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