2015 MACDONALD Tuesday, September 18th Release

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2015 MACDONALD Tuesday, September 18th Release

#1 Post by Steve L Gellman » September 11th, 2018, 9:28 am

Next Week

Dear Friends and Family,

We are excited to announce that our 2015 MACDONALD Oakville Cabernet Sauvingon will be released on Tuesday, September 18th. Only 345 cases were produced. We will be sending the offer first to those who have previously purchased. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Thank you for your continued interest and support!

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#2 Post by Sc0tt F!tzger@ld » September 11th, 2018, 9:39 am

Move this to wine talk. Nothing “basic” about MacDonald!

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#3 Post by Steve L Gellman » September 11th, 2018, 9:44 am

Sorry wrong forum! Mods please move to "wine talk"

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#4 Post by Todd F r e n c h » September 11th, 2018, 9:44 am

Scott Fitzgerald wrote:
September 11th, 2018, 9:39 am
Move this to wine talk. Nothing “basic” about MacDonald!
Moved.

I'm guessing the OP just wanted to be the first to post it and grabbed the first forum in the index list!
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#5 Post by Steve L Gellman » September 11th, 2018, 9:50 am

No just used to working on a IPAD not a PC

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#6 Post by david dickerson » September 11th, 2018, 10:01 am

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#7 Post by Joe B » September 11th, 2018, 10:45 am

I will be taking my allocation.
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#8 Post by Anton D » September 11th, 2018, 11:01 am

I have three reminders programmed into my phone and a sticky note on my monitor, paranoid about missing it. I know....[crazy2.gif] ...but why risk it?
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#9 Post by DavidFrankil » September 11th, 2018, 11:38 am

I'm in an all-day meeting out of the office - shoot.
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#10 Post by Joe Raymond » September 11th, 2018, 12:02 pm

if anyone is willing to share a bottle for cost I would love to be able to try a bottle! Still on the wait list :( PM if you feel generous to sell one!!
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#11 Post by luc@sl@belle » September 11th, 2018, 12:06 pm

Can’t wait!

Expensive month with Tynan, Realm, Greer and now Mac!

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#12 Post by Bill Tex Landreth » September 11th, 2018, 12:16 pm

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Pretty sure they are guaranteed allocations for a week. That is how it was last year.
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#13 Post by PaulMills » September 11th, 2018, 12:20 pm

I am in and my schedule is clear for the day.
We leave on vacation the next day, so the timing works out.

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#14 Post by Charles Hetzel » September 11th, 2018, 12:43 pm

If anyone has the opportunity to order any additional (1-2) bottles for me happy to paypal same day or trade (pretty much have everything). PM me thank you.

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#15 Post by T.Phillips » September 11th, 2018, 12:54 pm

Also on waitlist and looking to purchase any excess That may be available. Thanks!
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#16 Post by Sherri S h a p i r o » September 11th, 2018, 3:07 pm

Charles Hetzel wrote:
September 11th, 2018, 12:43 pm
If anyone has the opportunity to order any additional (1-2) bottles for me happy to paypal same day or trade (pretty much have everything). PM me thank you.

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They only sell 3-packs.

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#17 Post by JFertitta » September 11th, 2018, 7:34 pm

how much is a 3 pack this year? still on the wait list...
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#18 Post by AlexS » September 11th, 2018, 7:39 pm

JFertitta wrote:
September 11th, 2018, 7:34 pm
how much is a 3 pack this year? still on the wait list...
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#19 Post by jgreco » September 11th, 2018, 8:20 pm

If anyone in NYC wants to sell a 3-pack (or more) I would be happy to come to you and do an exchange in person.
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#20 Post by Mark Y » September 11th, 2018, 8:40 pm

I believe it’s sold in 3 pack and outside of a few family / friend, vast majority of people are only eligible for one 3 pack. So I don’t know if there’s lots of excess.

Also last year if I remember right, resale was 3x release price so it’ll be even harder to find an excess bottle at cost. ;)

Definitely buying this year. Loved the visit we had over Labor Day!
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#21 Post by RobLloydq » September 12th, 2018, 12:30 am

Does anyone here buy them at secondary prices? Looks like they are trading around 400-500$ which is a similar level to Colgin, Abreu...

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#22 Post by Scott Brunson » September 12th, 2018, 5:11 am

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#23 Post by David Kaufman » September 12th, 2018, 6:16 am

Had the pleasure of sharing a bottle of the 2015 with Alex at their property earlier this year. It is really fantastic stuff!

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#24 Post by David Kaufman » September 15th, 2018, 7:28 am

Anyone make it to the active list this year?

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#25 Post by NickRut » September 15th, 2018, 7:50 am

Anyone skipping or selling their allocation? Pm me if so.

Haven’t tried these yet but the buzz is too big to ignore.
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#26 Post by blarmston » September 15th, 2018, 2:44 pm

I’m taking my full allocation for sure. I’ve had the 2015 twice with Alex (November 2017 and April this year) and it is Next Level good...
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#27 Post by AlexS » September 15th, 2018, 4:26 pm

For those who tasted both at a young age, how does the 2015 stack up against the 2013?
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#28 Post by Tom Reddick » September 15th, 2018, 11:21 pm

Deleted. Solicitation for a few bottles has been completed. Thank you.
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#29 Post by Michael Fess » September 18th, 2018, 8:59 am

Order in!!

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#30 Post by ERPark » September 18th, 2018, 9:01 am

Woohoo!
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#31 Post by s.nellessen » September 18th, 2018, 9:04 am

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#32 Post by vincentz » September 18th, 2018, 9:05 am

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#33 Post by William Segui » September 18th, 2018, 9:05 am

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#34 Post by luc@sl@belle » September 18th, 2018, 9:06 am

Order placed!

Love the wine, love the story, and can’t wait to meet the winemakers!

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#35 Post by PaulMills » September 18th, 2018, 9:07 am

Done.

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#36 Post by Rob Weaver » September 18th, 2018, 9:08 am

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#37 Post by mbeckman » September 18th, 2018, 9:13 am

Ordered full allocation though only needed 2.
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#38 Post by spkaiser » September 18th, 2018, 9:14 am

Anyone else in a state that doesn't list shipping options at checkout care to share how they were able to complete the transaction? Cart won't let me move to the next stage.
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#39 Post by mike basile » September 18th, 2018, 9:19 am

spkaiser wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 9:14 am
Anyone else in a state that doesn't list shipping options at checkout care to share how they were able to complete the transaction? Cart won't let me move to the next stage.
Choose pickup up and you will see a third party shipping option.

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#40 Post by David Baum » September 18th, 2018, 9:22 am

Order in. Allocation and pricing same as last year:)

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#41 Post by Craig G » September 18th, 2018, 9:26 am

David Baum wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 9:22 am
Allocation and pricing same as last year:)
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#42 Post by spkaiser » September 18th, 2018, 9:27 am

mike basile wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 9:19 am
spkaiser wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 9:14 am
Anyone else in a state that doesn't list shipping options at checkout care to share how they were able to complete the transaction? Cart won't let me move to the next stage.
Choose pickup up and you will see a third party shipping option.
That makes sense...thanks.
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#43 Post by Sc0tt F!tzger@ld » September 18th, 2018, 9:28 am

That may very well be the fastest order I've ever submitted. I know the allocation is good for one week, but I'm taking no chances.

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#44 Post by Cody S » September 18th, 2018, 9:31 am

Order in. Always look forward to these!
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#45 Post by Scott Watkins » September 18th, 2018, 9:34 am

David Baum wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 9:22 am
Order in. Allocation and pricing same as last year:)
Really?! mine cost exactly $1 more than last year [swoon.gif]
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#46 Post by BLittle » September 18th, 2018, 9:39 am

email ended up in "other" box, order placed
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#47 Post by Joe B » September 18th, 2018, 9:49 am

Allocated 3 bottles. No wishes. Took them all and I’m very happy about it.
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#48 Post by Bill G » September 18th, 2018, 10:02 am

What is the going rate per bottle? I am on the waiting list :(
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#49 Post by Mike Q » September 18th, 2018, 10:29 am

Bill G wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 10:02 am
What is the going rate per bottle? I am on the waiting list :(
They are $165 per this year.
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#50 Post by Mark Y » September 18th, 2018, 10:58 am

Prices went up by $1.20 apparently for shipping..

that's really pushing my limit.. might have to skip the offer this year.... ;)
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