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by dcornutt
January 13th, 2021, 5:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Check: Collectable Fine Wine (CA)
Replies: 11
Views: 503

Re: Retailer Check: Collectable Fine Wine (CA)

I know one of the owners. Steve’s operation is first rate. He lives in GA but the business is California based. He has first rate sources for older Burgundy.
by dcornutt
January 10th, 2021, 5:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Domaine Charvin Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: TN: 2001 Domaine Charvin Châteauneuf-du-Pape

If I could find some, I would reload here. Great wine. Nice note.
by dcornutt
January 9th, 2021, 10:45 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Burgundy restaurants?
Replies: 43
Views: 3620

Re: Burgundy restaurants?

There are some terrific restaurants in Meursault now. Aupres des Clocher is closed but they have opened a small restaurant in Meursault, Au Fils du Clos. I know some feel it is not quite the same atmosphere. I can't wait to go back to France. I really miss it. The one I want to try in Meursault is L...
by dcornutt
January 7th, 2021, 2:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Burr Grinder Recommendation
Replies: 32
Views: 1054

Re: Burr Grinder Recommendation

I have both Rancillio Rocky and Baratza Vario with stainless burrs that I put in myself in 10 minutes. I still have the ceramics for espresso. I love the Vario. Most important it is very even with the grind. More so to me than my Rocky but that is just my experience. For espresso with the ceramic bu...
by dcornutt
January 3rd, 2021, 2:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Ramonet Batard Montrachet
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: TN: 2004 Ramonet Batard Montrachet

Beautiful note. Thanks.
by dcornutt
January 1st, 2021, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Salon
Replies: 31
Views: 1576

Re: TN: 1996 Salon

Remains one of the very best of my Champagne experiences. Thanks!
by dcornutt
January 1st, 2021, 2:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay
Replies: 7
Views: 441

Re: TN: 2017 Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay

I love the pinots from this winery. The best pinot in South Africa to me.
by dcornutt
December 31st, 2020, 3:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Bollinger Grande Annee
Replies: 33
Views: 1818

Re: 2008 Bollinger Grande Annee

Blake Brown wrote: December 3rd, 2020, 10:19 am
D@vid Bu3ker wrote: December 3rd, 2020, 8:44 am Oof...more stuff to buy.
and a good buying decision to make if this style pleases- it's truly a winner David.
Nice Blake. I like this wine!
by dcornutt
December 26th, 2020, 2:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Double Cream and Clotted Cream - my adventures
Replies: 28
Views: 2425

Re: Looking for an online source for pasteurized cream/has anyone here made double cream before?

Why don’t you have fresh cream in the US? This is a control item to prevent infection by the USDA or similar. It also prevents us from getting overseas raw milk cheeses but locally produced ones can be sold. Just not cream. You could market the cream as animal food. That is what some do with fresh ...
by dcornutt
December 26th, 2020, 8:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leroy Savignys
Replies: 43
Views: 2569

Re: Leroy Savignys

Can anyone clarify the Leroy Narbanton vineyard ownership? Does she make a Domain and a Negociant wine? Or just one? Or varies by year? Between her web site and Cellar Tracker things aren’t very clear. Domaine wine. Where the plot exists is anyone's guess. Maybe William will know. There is a domain...
by dcornutt
December 26th, 2020, 6:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leroy Savignys
Replies: 43
Views: 2569

Re: Leroy Savignys

Can anyone clarify the Leroy Narbanton vineyard ownership? Does she make a Domain and a Negociant wine? Or just one? Or varies by year? Between her web site and Cellar Tracker things aren’t very clear. Domaine wine. Where the plot exists is anyone's guess. Maybe William will know. I think there's o...
by dcornutt
December 26th, 2020, 3:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: A couple of 2017 Burgs
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Re: TNs: A couple of 2017 Burgs

It is not an ex-cellar jump for sure on this wine. It is a really good one. Nice note.
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean
Replies: 13
Views: 663

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean

The Truffiere got raves reviews from WK/WA. And it is as well on CellarTracker Sokolin had it on pre-arrival for $95 just recently and I should have grabbed some This is great white burgundy. You stiil have a chance here. Wonderful stuff. I think William has a great palate and I am following him cl...
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 3:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leroy Savignys
Replies: 43
Views: 2569

Re: Leroy Savignys

R. Frankel wrote: December 25th, 2020, 9:11 am Can anyone clarify the Leroy Narbanton vineyard ownership? Does she make a Domain and a Negociant wine? Or just one? Or varies by year? Between her web site and Cellar Tracker things aren’t very clear.
Domaine wine. Where the plot exists is anyone's guess. Maybe William will know.
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean
Replies: 13
Views: 663

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean

Jayson Cohen wrote: December 25th, 2020, 11:05 am Sounds good. I assume the white CSJ?
Yes
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 5:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leroy Savignys
Replies: 43
Views: 2569

Re: Leroy Savignys

They are tremendous wines. I loaded up on the 2001 and 2002 wines at prices between $75 and $100. Long gone. It was not a value then but you could justify paying $75 for that wine when I was paying $27 to $30 for Ecard (nice wines too!). The best that Savigny has to offer. I don't think any of the L...
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 4:07 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Double Cream and Clotted Cream - my adventures
Replies: 28
Views: 2425

Re: Looking for an online source for pasteurized cream/has anyone here made double cream before?

Why don’t you have fresh cream in the US? This is a control item to prevent infection by the USDA or similar. It also prevents us from getting overseas raw milk cheeses but locally produced ones can be sold. Just not cream. You could market the cream as animal food. That is what some do with fresh ...
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 4:02 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bûche De Noël
Replies: 9
Views: 625

Re: Bûche De Noël

Abbie S. wrote: December 24th, 2020, 4:37 pm I also meant to sprinkle a little snowy powdered sugar on top!
It looks gorgeous and delicious!
by dcornutt
December 25th, 2020, 3:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: White Burg doesn’t get much better
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: White Burg doesn’t get much better

Sounds gorgeous! Never heard of Fleurot Larose. Just goes to show great Burgundy can show up in unusual places. Merry Christmas Stephen.
by dcornutt
December 24th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dauvissat - Premox?
Replies: 26
Views: 1767

Re: Dauvissat - Premox?

Jeremy Holmes wrote: December 24th, 2020, 4:29 pm I've had more than my fair share of oxidised '07's, '08's and '10's from them.
Me too. When not oxidized they are some of the best from Chablis however.
by dcornutt
December 24th, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean
Replies: 13
Views: 663

TN: 2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean

2017 Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St. Jean - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru (12/24/2020) Such a wonderful drink. Reminds me of the 2014 version of this. The nose takes some coaxing but it is elegant. Lighter fruits. The palate is so femini...
by dcornutt
December 22nd, 2020, 6:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Suggestions for good red wine vinegar
Replies: 12
Views: 785

Re: Suggestions for good red wine vinegar

Siun o'Connell wrote: December 20th, 2020, 11:16 am Velveta Sherry Vinegar from Nola on Berserker Day ... delish!
The Veleta Sherry Vinegar is primo!
by dcornutt
December 22nd, 2020, 6:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Fried eggs
Replies: 40
Views: 1305

Re: Fried eggs

D@vid Bu3ker wrote: December 22nd, 2020, 4:26 pm Love crispy edges and a runny yolk.
Me too!
by dcornutt
December 22nd, 2020, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: DeKalb Cnty BacoNoir Alabama Rouge....(short/boring)
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: TN: DeKalb Cnty BacoNoir Alabama Rouge....(short/boring)

Those folks got busted for making that wine. Great writeup Tom.
by dcornutt
December 22nd, 2020, 2:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: couple burgs including top qpr contenders (Chavy-Chouet, Mugnier)
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: TN: couple burgs including top qpr contenders (Chavy-Chouet, Mugnier)

The Chavy-Chouet wines are very good to me. My favorite that I bought from WHWC is the wine that Michael bought above. A great qpr value and delicious. The Charmes is good(I bought this one too) but the Clos des Corvees is excellent!
by dcornutt
December 20th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Need recipe for world's greatest vegetarian main dish
Replies: 23
Views: 987

Re: Need recipe for world's greatest vegetarian main dish

Jay Miller wrote: December 19th, 2020, 10:54 am I love Christine's Vegetable Torta:

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This is totally time intensive but it looks amazing.
by dcornutt
December 20th, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets
Replies: 17
Views: 1247

Re: TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets

Howard. Jean-Claude and Noel's dad was one of the best wine makers ever. The two brothers split things now for tax/inheritance purposes. I am not sure who is making the wine. For a long while it was Noel. I know some have complained that the style is different over the last 5 years or so but I have...
by dcornutt
December 20th, 2020, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets
Replies: 17
Views: 1247

Re: TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets

Howard. Jean-Claude and Noel's grandfather Pierre was one of the best wine makers ever. The two brothers split things now for tax/inheritance purposes. I am not sure who is making the wine. For a long while it was Noel with his brother working in the vineyard and doing some tasks. I know Jean-Claude...
by dcornutt
December 18th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 Edmond Vatan Sancerre Rouge
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: TN: 2003 Edmond Vatan Sancerre Rouge

Great producer and rare bottle. Thanks for the note.
by dcornutt
December 18th, 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets
Replies: 17
Views: 1247

TN:2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets

2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets - France, Burgundy, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru (12/18/2020) Absolutely amazing! No other words. This one is special. 2017 Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets - France, Burgundy, Côte d...
by dcornutt
December 18th, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 08 Dauvissat Forêt
Replies: 5
Views: 701

Re: TN: 08 Dauvissat Forêt

Thanks! I have a few of these. Time to crack them.
by dcornutt
December 16th, 2020, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 17 Ramonet Clos Saint-Jean rouge
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: TN: 17 Ramonet Clos Saint-Jean rouge

I love this wine.
by dcornutt
December 13th, 2020, 4:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vins Rare wine shop
Replies: 118
Views: 7478

Re: Vins Rare wine shop

These are the reasons I've chosen not to buy there as well. I've heard through more than a handful of people that things are not "done right" there. In today's day & age things like this can't be ignored. Having said that, If I were the manager of Vins Rare, I'd want all of these issu...
by dcornutt
December 13th, 2020, 4:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1997 Von Schubert Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg Riesling Auslese
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: TN: 1997 Von Schubert Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg Riesling Auslese

I think I have one of these in the wine cabinet. Time to search through and drink it. Thanks so much.
by dcornutt
December 12th, 2020, 3:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2498
Views: 213581

Re: Steak Porn

Dario's Steaks.jpg . steak.jpg At Dario Ceccini's Restaurant above his butcher shop in Panzano. October 9, 2009. I spent a day with Dario at the Butcher shop. We had a 9 course lunch after learning how to butcher for Italian cuts. (Very different cuts in Italy except the big steak) We made lardo in...
by dcornutt
December 11th, 2020, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST
Replies: 175
Views: 10009

Re: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST

I wading through the hour and 20 minutes. William. You are a gem. Thanks so much for hanging with us. I unfortunately had to work. I know I should have been available on the East Coast at that hour. It is the time of year for my business that we are just jammed. Incredible to have to work that late....
by dcornutt
December 11th, 2020, 3:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Duroché Gevrey-Chambertin
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Duroché Gevrey-Chambertin

Pierre Duroche is really producing incredible wine. Unfortunately, the prices have now increased. Nice note!
by dcornutt
December 9th, 2020, 5:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Henri Germain et Fils Meursault
Replies: 6
Views: 508

Re: TN: 2017 Henri Germain et Fils Meursault

Thanks so much Andrew. It makes me look forward to my bottles of Charmes. Cheers!
by dcornutt
December 8th, 2020, 2:49 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Feeling optimistic - Burgundy Hotel recommendations for July?
Replies: 19
Views: 1258

Re: Feeling optimistic - Burgundy Hotel recommendations for July?

Levernois, L' Hotel de Beaune, Chez Les Fatien or Jardin des Lois. These are all fantastic The first two are luxe. The last two comfortable and less expensive.

I would also check out this belonging to Bruno Colin. In Beaune. 41 Maufoux By Bruno Colin
by dcornutt
December 4th, 2020, 4:50 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How to store lettuce
Replies: 48
Views: 1335

Re: How to store lettuce

Salad spinner and don't remove the water. Put into the refrigerator. The lettuce lasts at least 10 to 14 days. Sometimes more.
by dcornutt
December 4th, 2020, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée
Replies: 25
Views: 848

Re: TN: 1998 Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée

If you stored these well, this wine should be in the perfect slot. There was lots of brett in that vintage in these wines. This sounds like a really good one.
by dcornutt
December 4th, 2020, 4:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty & Rowdy Library Wines- December Drop
Replies: 68
Views: 3349

Re: Dirty & Rowdy Library Wines- December Drop

Congrats to all who got a bottle. (There is a 1 bottle per person limit) I expect every day of the drop to have a similar response - 5-10 min until sold out. There is a max of 1 bottle per person and we will calculate shipping at the end of the run. Best of luck to everyone going for it. I am so ha...

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