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by Karl K
September 20th, 2020, 6:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vintage Bordeaux wines - investigation
Replies: 24
Views: 1780

Re: Vintage Bordeaux wines - investigation

Sounds like your experience with the first bottle is boding well for the others.
by Karl K
September 17th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A few wines on the patio
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: TN: A few wines on the patio

Any idea when the Port was bottled?
by Karl K
September 15th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Diamond Creek from the 1970s: N
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: Diamond Creek from the 1970s: N

Put me down on the wait list for 2!
by Karl K
September 15th, 2020, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aged Cali Cab
Replies: 227
Views: 19181

Re: Aged Cali Cab

I had a mid 90’s Whitehall Lane CS (not Morisoli) last year and it was disappointing. But it was a Reserve. No structure, no balance, a grab bag of flavors and thin mid palate to boot. I say this as a big lover and collector of old CA cabs: they aren’t/weren’t all made to age. Of course your purchas...
by Karl K
September 10th, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Revisiting Rhys Chardonnay 2006 - 2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2227

Re: Revisiting Rhys Chardonnay 2006 - 2011

Agreed.
by Karl K
August 14th, 2020, 8:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS 1 btl 2016 Petrus $2900
Replies: 0
Views: 230

FS 1 btl 2016 Petrus $2900

Price includes ground shipping.

Buyer to pay 3% PayPal

Will ship when appropriate

May sell a second

In Virginia
by Karl K
August 9th, 2020, 5:34 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 6btls of 2010 Jadot Chapelle Chambertin $1250
Replies: 0
Views: 233

FS: 6btls of 2010 Jadot Chapelle Chambertin $1250

$1250 for all 6 to include ground shipping from VA.

Please add 3% for PayPal, checks accepted.

To ship when weather is appropriate.

JG 95.
by Karl K
July 25th, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Odd lots for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 456

Odd lots for sale

Finally getting a little down time, looking through cellar, time to thin to rebuild, as I have more than I will drink May list more later as I may go through more deeply to see if I want to consign anything to the fall auctions while first offering here. At any rate for now: 1 x 1968 RMondavi CS $25...
by Karl K
May 13th, 2020, 7:30 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: 2000 vintage champagne
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: LTB: 2000 vintage champagne

Warren

Nice suggestion: thanks!
by Karl K
May 12th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: 2000 vintage champagne
Replies: 2
Views: 331

LTB: 2000 vintage champagne

Let me know what you got!

For a friend whose anniversary is in two weeks.

So would need fairly soon.

TIA
by Karl K
May 10th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blast from the fairly recent past - 2008 Benchmark pricing
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Blast from the fairly recent past - 2008 Benchmark pricing

Hello all, I have appreciated posts from others about wine prices and catalogs from decades ago, so I have decided to share some highlights from a price guide from Benchmark, June 24, 2008. I found some printed out sheets in my basement. Note it was about 16 pages long, just sharing highlights here....
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)
Replies: 12
Views: 358

Re: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)

Cooler climate at Arrowood so more acid balance?
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How does Riesling Kabinett change with age?
Replies: 75
Views: 3278

Re: How does Riesling Kabinett change with age?

Fabulous info from David, Howard, John, Don, Kris, as usual. This is really potentially an extremely broad topic because as David points out it depends on where you start. But lots of good info here already. One point to note is there is must weight and then also residual sugar and net alcohol. So y...
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)
Replies: 12
Views: 358

Re: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)

So too ripe, in terms of sugar-acid balance?

Makes sense.
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aging Oregon chardonnay
Replies: 152
Views: 7825

Re: Aging Oregon chardonnay

I think this is right, that the OR chards of recent release will have longer potential lifespan than those of, generally speaking, earlier times. I am thinking of the makers today AM, Goodfellow, Cameron, Dom. Drouhin. Not saying there aren’t others, that’s just where I have some tasting experience ...
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Baudry La Croix Boissee Chinon Blanc
Replies: 10
Views: 647

Re: TN: 2014 Baudry La Croix Boissee Chinon Blanc

What is the oldest vintage of Boisee Blanc? Bernard started the winery in 1975. The current vines if I recall correctly were planted 20-25 years ago? My general sense (having only tasted recent vintages) is the wine is one which will gain in expression for 10-15 years and then tail off but of course...
by Karl K
May 2nd, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)
Replies: 12
Views: 358

Re: TN: JosephPhelps Delice du Semillon '85...(short/boring)

Tom

Winemaking wise, what could Craig (I think he was the winemaker back then - regardless, whoever the winemaker was) done differently so the wine would show more multidimensionality 35 years later?
by Karl K
May 1st, 2020, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Domaine Guillemot-Michel, Burgundy
Replies: 56
Views: 3519

Re: Domaine Guillemot-Michel, Burgundy

Yes,

Thanks for sharing!
by Karl K
April 30th, 2020, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12338
Views: 470718

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2010 Joguet Dioterie
by Karl K
April 29th, 2020, 8:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Drove My Chevy to the Levee....
Replies: 11
Views: 869

Re: TN: Drove My Chevy to the Levee....

Nice!
by Karl K
April 29th, 2020, 7:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1973
Replies: 37
Views: 1501

Re: 1973

Look elsewhere than Bordeaux.
by Karl K
April 23rd, 2020, 2:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seriously, a bourgogne rouge for $120.
Replies: 35
Views: 4637

Re: Seriously, a bourgogne rouge for $120.

Recent release Meo Bourgogne Côte d’Or is dynamite.
by Karl K
April 19th, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs from potentially over the hill wines discovered during quarantine inventory
Replies: 46
Views: 2489

Re: TNs from potentially over the hill wines discovered during quarantine inventory

That’s interesting.

Would like to try one with 25+ years on it sometime.
by Karl K
April 19th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1999 Michel Gaunoux Pommard Grand Epenots
Replies: 21
Views: 764

Re: TN: 1999 Michel Gaunoux Pommard Grand Epenots

Had a 78 M Gaunoux Pommard a couple years ago which was rather nice.
by Karl K
April 18th, 2020, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Old Bolly, old Krug and bunch of old Napa Cabs
Replies: 15
Views: 826

Re: TN: Old Bolly, old Krug and bunch of old Napa Cabs

Congrats on so many nice wines!
by Karl K
April 18th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet
Replies: 60
Views: 2292

Re: Very Disappointing Showings of Raveneau and Ramonet

Bummer but it does happen

Hopefully something better soon

Food sounds yummy!
by Karl K
April 13th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Whitehall Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: TN: 1995 Whitehall Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

I have had the 85 CS Rsv - from auction - in the last 2 years and I agree with the OP assessment to drink up.
by Karl K
April 11th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50th birthday vintage (1971)
Replies: 27
Views: 836

Re: 50th birthday vintage (1971)

About 9 years ago I had a 1971 Cheval Blanc. Herbal and light but quite enjoyable.
by Karl K
April 11th, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?
Replies: 214
Views: 17267

Re: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?

Me personally I see another leg down but then that will be a great entry both short and mid term to go long equities.

Mid term big money will be rotating out of government bonds and into equities.
by Karl K
April 11th, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Galardi Terra di Lavoro 2011-1997
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: TN: Galardi Terra di Lavoro 2011-1997

Campanian feel is Otto’s term but my expectations for wines of place from that region when it comes to Aglianico based wines are ones which emphasize that dark tone Otto references - black raspberry, asphalt, black licorice - and then a good mineral core and tannins which seem to grow upward from a ...
by Karl K
April 11th, 2020, 4:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Kabinett (AP 12)
Replies: 56
Views: 2471

Re: TN: 2017 Falkenstein Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Kabinett (AP 12)

Thank you Lars for your comments.

Big fan of Falkenstein.
by Karl K
April 11th, 2020, 4:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Galardi Terra di Lavoro 2011-1997
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: TN: Galardi Terra di Lavoro 2011-1997

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Thanks for the write up
by Karl K
April 8th, 2020, 6:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines Popular in Europe But Not in U.S.
Replies: 60
Views: 3283

Re: Wines Popular in Europe But Not in U.S.

le Puy is very good in an Alfert manner
by Karl K
April 8th, 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2005 Burgundy Advice
Replies: 44
Views: 1572

Re: 2005 Burgundy Advice

I am with those who say crack a bottle of Burgundy here soon, whether the Amiot or another. When I first started out I certainly drank fine bottles too young but they could certainly still spill some magic, enough to fuel the pull to keep going down the path. Ideally yes this particular wine could i...
by Karl K
April 5th, 2020, 7:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Amusing wine experiences.
Replies: 19
Views: 1373

Re: Amusing wine experiences.

Good stories!
by Karl K
March 27th, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?
Replies: 214
Views: 17267

Re: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?

Edited: decided the comment not interesting.
by Karl K
March 20th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Various assorted for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 542

Various assorted for sale

all coming from Virginia, price of all bottles include ground shipping to lower 48 please pay PayPal F/F, buyer takes title at time of shipping have had all since release (madeira late release) 2007 Grange de Peres - bought a case have 6 left, great wine, willing to sell 4 @ $100 ea 2002 Krug SOLD 1...
by Karl K
March 15th, 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 6btls 2014 Opus One $1700 ground shipping included
Replies: 0
Views: 236

FS: 6btls 2014 Opus One $1700 ground shipping included

FS from Virginia, have had since release.

Payment PayPal f/f $1700 includes ground shipping. Buyer takes title at time of sale.

Thanks for looking.
by Karl K
March 15th, 2020, 8:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

So to clarify they are 3-bottle lots (as opposed to 3 packs).

One lot sold, one remains.
by Karl K
March 11th, 2020, 3:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

No the 6pack came in cardboard.
by Karl K
March 8th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Ducru-Beaucaillou
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: TN: 1996 Ducru-Beaucaillou

I found 95 DB to be more muscular - tannins more youthful and forward - than 96 DB a couple of years ago.
by Karl K
March 7th, 2020, 9:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux
Replies: 3
Views: 535

FS: 2013 Meo Echezeaux

3 pk of 2013 Meo C Echezeaux $765 includes ground shipping to lower 48

2 3packs available

Have had since release

PayPal FF
by Karl K
March 7th, 2020, 3:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What to drink with A5?
Replies: 17
Views: 1450

Re: What to drink with A5?

A LaLa.
by Karl K
March 6th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]
Replies: 19
Views: 828

Re: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]

That’s awesome!

Congratulations!

Wish I had bought one for $500!
by Karl K
March 6th, 2020, 3:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Extended barrel age VS early bottling
Replies: 28
Views: 1492

Re: Extended barrel age VS early bottling

You may not find an instance where the two bottlings started out as the same juice but there is Muscadet sur lie bottles young and Muscadet left to mature longer.
by Karl K
February 28th, 2020, 7:21 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis [SOLD]
Replies: 19
Views: 828

Re: Early 80’s Hennessy Paradis

Personally I think the juice inside should be worth $500.

I also like older bottles of Louis XIII, compared to mire recent ones.

Glad you got a buyer; neither side had to pay premium!

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