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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Two for Dinner...(short/boring) by Roland Dumas @ Today at 10:03

had the pinot a couple years ago, and it was quite drinkable. Maybe even better than "meh"
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Jump to new posts Re: TN: Two for Dinner...(short/boring) by BEB @ Yesterday at 08:06

Originally Posted By: TomHillLyric by Etude Chard SBCnty (14.1%; NorthCnyn & CatCnyn vnyds; www.EtudeWines.com) Napa 2015 ...pricey for what it is. $18.00 (AV) That's Etude in a nutshell these days.
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Jump to new posts TN: Two for Dinner...(short/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 06:49

Tried these two alst night: 1. Lyric by Etude Chard SBCnty (14.1%; NorthCnyn & CatCnyn vnyds; www.EtudeWines.com) Napa 2015: Light gold color; fairly strong lemony/Chard/citric slight melony rather lean/skinny Chard nose; very tart/lean/eviscerated
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Jump to new posts TN: More Timorasso/Gruners+Others...(long/boring) by TomHill @ 05-21-2018 17:10:39

We tasted last night (5/16/18) Some New Whites: 1. Ricci Terre del Timorasso DOC: Colli Tortonesi (14.5%; DinoCapriottiSlctn) Ricci Carlo Daniele/ Costa Vescovato 2015: Med.gold color w/ tiny bubbles that agglomerate on the surface; very light
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Jump to new posts Well.... by TomHill @ 05-21-2018 16:21:10

Originally Posted By: Charlie Chadwick2007 Odysseus Priorat Pedro Ximenez I'm inventorying the cellar for the first time in forever (don't ask...no, really, don't ask😩) and I keep finding bottles I've forgotten about. I found this one and e
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Jump to new posts TN: A Spanish white cellar orphan. by Charlie Chadwick @ 05-21-2018 14:37:51

2007 Odysseus Priorat Pedro Ximenez I'm inventorying the cellar for the first time in forever (don't ask...no, really, don't ask😩) and I keep finding bottles I've forgotten about. I found this one and everything I read said it should be on
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Tried this w/ Susan this weekend: 1. EdmundsStJohn Bone-Jolly GamayNoir ElDoradoCnty (12.6%; www.EdmundsStJohn.com) Thumbnail Moonlight/Fairplay 2014: Med.light ruby/garnet color w/ some bricking; very fragrant/perfumed strawberry/Gamay/flowery light
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Needed a red last night, so cracked: 1. Raymond Paccot PinotNoir LaColombe (13%; www.LaColombe.Ch; www.SchatziWines.com; 30% whole-cluster) Fechy/LakeGeneva/Vaud/LaCote/Suisse 2016: Med.light color; quite fragrant/perfumed PN/black cherry/spicy/light
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Doing some bottom feeding at TraderJoe's this weekend, I found one that had potential I thought: 1. MaisonBarboulot 70% Marsanne-30% Viognier IGP: Pays d'Oc BlackMtns (#14432; 12.5%; www.PlumeRidge.com) Barboulotte de la StJean 2017: Med.gold color;
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Jump to new posts TN: Stroppiana (Cascina Cucco) Barolo 1971 by fraser @ 05-20-2018 08:43:20

Stroppiana (Cascina Cucco) Barolo 1971 720 ml / 13.5% Bottle # 42571 Stroppiana bought the Cascina Cucco from the Cappellano's in 1967. It's in Serralunga on East side of the ridge, between Brea and Broglio with Marenca / Rivette on the other side
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Jump to new posts Re: Galloni on Wines of Friuli... by Marc Hanes @ 05-18-2018 19:05:03

Tazzelenghe can be awesome. Had a great one from Girolamo Dorigo back in 2003 (1997 vintage). Can never find any for sale, regardless of producer. I think the name means something like "tongue stinger," maybe Galloni mentioned.
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Jump to new posts Re: That Dreaded T-Word Again by Roland Dumas @ 05-18-2018 16:23:26

Ironic. I live right on the Napa River. It runs pretty brown whenever there is rain. The authorities say it's erosion from vineyards, particularly new ones. The terroir is washing down to the bay
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Jump to new posts Galloni on Wines of Friuli... by TomHill @ 05-18-2018 07:23:05

Very good summary on the wines of Friuli by Antonio, as linked in WineTerroirist: Galloni/Friuli Not a profound article, but a very good summary. He opines that he regards Tazzalenghe as the regions best red wine. Too bad it's so rare. And he
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We had this as a mystery wine last night: 13. LaSibilla Piscarella Campi Flegrei/Campania (2 weeks on skins; OliverMcCrumImports) Luigi di Meo 2013: Med.gold cloudy color; some phenolic/resiny/skin-contact/cidery/orangey bit herbal/fresh hay/Kans
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