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Jump to new posts TN: 2016 Shaya Rueda "Habis" Verdejo Old Vines by Charlie Chadwick @ Yesterday at 14:43

2016 Shaya Rueda "Habis" Verdejo Old Vines Pale gold-green in color. A lovely nose of cut flowers and lime zest. The palate shows golden delicious apples, lime, sharp spice. Nice acidity. A slightly oily, pleasant mouthfeel. Long finish of spic
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Voghera Vino Barolo 1967 by fraser @ Yesterday at 14:37

Marc, I can't help you with your birth year. You're kinda stuck with it. I've never had one of my birth years wines as it's not a good year and I didn't want to feel like I resembled it. Didn't the Beatles write a song about it, "They say it's you
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Jump to new posts TN: 2009 Small Vines Pinot Noir Russian River Valley by Charlie Chadwick @ Yesterday at 14:34

2009 Small Vines Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Gorgeous nose, rich aromas of blackberry and cherry. Intense, polished fruit on the palate, currants, strawberries, cherries. Firm, polished tannins, great acidity, fabulous balance. Long, long fin
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Voghera Vino Barolo 1967 by fraser @ Yesterday at 14:34

Here? https://www.google.com/maps/place/27058+Voghera,+Province+of+Pavia,+Italy/@44.9877628,8.9378783,12z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x47873ee614bdb2a1:0x41c89126ae48533!8m2!3d44.9916599!4d9.0120442 Not that far from Barolo and Barbaresco! Have you ever been
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Jump to new posts TN: 2013 Scott Paul Pinot Noir Azana Vineyard Chehalem Mountains by Charlie Chadwick @ Yesterday at 14:26

2013 Scott Paul Pinot Noir Azana Vineyard Chehalem Mountains Cherry and earthy notes on the nose. Bright cherry/berry fruit on the palate. Sharp acidity, soft tannins. Moderate finish. A perfectly nice wine, but not the standard I'd come to exp
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Jump to new posts TN: 2006 MI Sueno Pinot Noir Ulise Vineyard Russian River Valley by Charlie Chadwick @ Yesterday at 14:20

2006 MI Sueno Pinot Noir Ulise Vineyard Russian River Valley An old, forgotten bottle lurking in the cellar. An earthy nose with some dark fruit. Tart cherry on the palate, but simple. Decent acidity, soft tannins. Short finish. I remember not
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2016 Ojai Sauvignon Blanc McGinley Vineyard Santa Ynez Valley To be clear, this is not a typical Sauvignon Blanc. That can be good or bad depending on how you feel about the grape. The nose is faint, minerally. The fruit is there but not the cha
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Jump to new posts Re: Up Grade by Brad Harrington @ 03-20-2019 13:47:51

NO, had some problems with the transfer, I missed something that they wanted me to do and sat on it for about ten days until they contacted me and told me I had not responded to an email that I never saw. ??? Still never saw it. But they have made
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Jump to new posts Thanks... by TomHill @ 03-20-2019 05:04:26

Thanks for the TN's , Mark. I'm trying to track some down to try. Tom
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Voghera Vino Barolo 1967 by Marc Hanes @ 03-19-2019 17:26:01

My birth year! Hey, thanks to you both for posting here. It takes effort.
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Jump to new posts Re: GrapeCollective: Wurttemberg/JochenBeurer by Marc Hanes @ 03-19-2019 17:24:39

Tom, have had these two and have tasted a few more at big events. I think a winemaker worth sampling. I intend to do so if I can. Beurer, Weingut Jochen Wurttemberg Trocken Trollinger 2014 $19.99 12.0% Vividly resplendent yet pale watermelon color,
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Voghera Vino Barolo 1967 by Dave Cuneo @ 03-19-2019 09:13:48

Wow, what a find. FWIW, my great grandfather Benedetto Cuneo and his wife Maria came to the US from the town of Voghera, which is about 33 miles south of Milan, in 1880. Amazing that a 67 can still be drinkable! dc.
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Jump to new posts TN: Two w/ Dinner...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 03-19-2019 08:00:10

Tried these two at dinner last night: 1. Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Feinherb Gelblack (12.0%; "Med.dry"; Q; A.P.Nr. 26026 010 17; MWImports/WhitePlains) Furst von Metternich/Johannisberg/Rheingau 2016: Light gold color; fairly fragrant floral/R/
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Jump to new posts GrapeCollective: Wurttemberg/JochenBeurer by TomHill @ 03-19-2019 07:02:36

As linked in WineTerroirist, there's a very interesting article in GrapeCollective: Beurer/Wurttemberg about Jochen Beurer in SW Germany's Wurttemberg region and how he is almost single-handedly making a reputation for "Trolinger Country". It's b
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Jump to new posts An alternative application by Paul Nelson @ 03-18-2019 21:11:53

Very interesting historical read on the ENIAC. As for your app idea. Would the same principles of artillary would also apply to golf? You might find a golfing app more profitable. On the other hand, the military does like to spend a lot of money on
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Jump to new posts Re: So... by R. Schiffman @ 03-18-2019 14:26:47

Thanks for this. Very interesting.
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Jump to new posts So... by TomHill @ 03-18-2019 10:37:50

So....some of the best minds in Science (or as we call it at LosAlamos...SCIENCE) frittered away almost an hour of time this morning working this problem. Most of them were unaware that Fri was ENIAC Day. Just no sense of history, I guess. The ENIA
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Jump to new posts TN: Two New Bedrocks...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 03-18-2019 08:33:45

My Bedrock order arrived last week, so cracked last night: 1. Bedrock SauvBlanc UboldiVnyd/Kenwood + JudgeVnyd/BennettVlly (14.1%; Musque clone; 50% brl frmtd in used Stockinger & Fr.oak brls) 2018: Light gold color; strong herbal/SB/melony/ripe ligh
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Jump to new posts Re: Well.... by Charlie Chadwick @ 03-18-2019 05:13:15

Tom, It was $50 as I recall. Yeah, “Swagger” is an unfortunate name for any wine, much less a cab. It would be a much more appropriate nickname for a champion fencer... Charlie
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Voghera Vino Barolo 1967 by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 19:52:44

My birth year. I resemble good but simple. In varying degrees.
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Jump to new posts 2014 Owen Roe Cabernet Sauvignon DuBrul Vineyard by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 18:04:48

Owen Roe Yakima Valley, Washington DuBrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 $35.99 14.1% Deep purple hue, looks velvety, rust red rims, aims to impress, perhaps more advanced appearance than you'd expect. Spicy nose, loaded with cedar and incense, dev
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Jump to new posts 2013 Copain Syrah High Rock Ranch by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 18:02:58

Copain Mendocino County, California Yorkville Highlands High Rock Ranch Syrah 2013 $23.99 13.6% Well integrated black-purple core and crimson red rims, sleek surface and clear throughout. Focused nose without turning lean, leather and beef jerky, iod
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Jump to new posts 2012 Tin Barn Syrah Coryelle Fields by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 18:01:33

Tin Barn Sonoma County, California Sonoma Coast Coryelle Fields Syrah 2012 $17.99 15.5% Dull purple core, murky without evidence of sediment, broad brick red to dried blood red rims, looks advanced for a wine of its age. Medicinal nose with witch haz
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Jump to new posts 2009 Kilikanoon Shiraz Parable by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 17:58:42

Kilikanoon South Australia, Australia McLaren Vale Parable Shiraz 2009 $23.99 14.5% Muddied purple core, totally impenetrable, fiery sunset red rims, quite serious looking. Leather, wool and uncooked game meat appear first in the nose, anise and mint
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Jump to new posts 2004 Poonawatta Estate Shiraz Monties Block by Marc Hanes @ 03-17-2019 17:57:10

Poonawatta Estate South Australia, Australia Eden Valley Monties Block Dry Grown Old Vines Shiraz 2004 $17.99 15.0% The purple core falls short of opacity, starts to diffuse as it reaches the brick red to dried blood red rims, slight yellowing and lo
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