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post #20041 of 20841
Im gonna log everything and email my insurance guy. I hope they wont need appraisals. At least the insurance company will know about it if anything happens before I get anything setup. We switched insurance a couple months back and I remember the new guy asking about stuff like this (valuables that might need seperate coverage). Totally didnt think about my whisky.

Thanks guys
post #20042 of 20841

Drank this bottle tonight with dinner... This is the first wine I've tried from this, apparently famous, Rhone-producer/consultant. 

It's a 2012 vintage and extremely delicious (CAD$18).


Bought this one today for CAD$19... I believe I've drank it before at my parents but can't quite remember.

post #20043 of 20841
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Originally Posted by Cary Grant View Post


They must have made a billion cases of this vintage. I keep seeing it.


Love Muga Rioja, used to be my go to wine when we had a place in Murcia. 

post #20044 of 20841
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Originally Posted by lone wheeler View Post


Love Muga Rioja, used to be my go to wine when we had a place in Murcia. 

Agreed The Rioja Muga is the tits. I have half a case.

Don't worry about aging. It ages really really really really slowly.
post #20045 of 20841
Celebrating an unexpected promotion today. Still hard to believe this is from MA - anyone local to Boston who hasn't tried it should definitely seek it out. Age showing really nicely on this bottle.
post #20046 of 20841

The Muga white Rioja isn't bad either.

post #20047 of 20841
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Great copper color, much more mellow than the regular rose with a long finish. Better when it warms up and looses its effervescence.

seriously bubbly with no mousse is BETTER? That is bad champagne.

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post #20049 of 20841
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I wish we got more Bedrock in my market. I've loved everything that I've had, but I rarely see anything other than the Old Vine Zin and the North Coast Syrah,
post #20050 of 20841
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Originally Posted by jcusey View Post

I wish we got more Bedrock in my market. I've loved everything that I've had, but I rarely see anything other than the Old Vine Zin and the North Coast Syrah,

Those are usually the only ones available for sale to non-mailing list members - some stores have more, but in very very small quantities.
post #20051 of 20841
My somm friend gave me a couple of the Red Blend. It was really good.
post #20052 of 20841

I'm trying to hold off and age the ones I have - will try in a few years : (

post #20053 of 20841
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

Those are usually the only ones available for sale to non-mailing list members - some stores have more, but in very very small quantities.
Eh, I've seen 4 or 5 different single vineyard wines at local wine stores in NJ.
post #20054 of 20841
Just got back from SF/Napa/Sonoma.

On our way up we saw Domaine Carneros, as we got there kind fo late and wanted to see just one napa spot before hitting up ad hoc (we spent the prior part of the day hiking in muir woods).

First day in wine country we did a Platypus wine tour just as kind of an intro to how the wine tasting thing worked The tour took us to Inspiracion, Campagna ranch, Desmond, and Twomey. Then my gf and I went on our own and hit up Porter Creek, Arista, and Moshin and Ridge before heading back down to the city along the coast.

The wine tour turned me onto the tasting wheel which was I think the best thing about it. Not the biggest fan of Russian River pinots by the end because I'm not super into the big dark fruit notes (I liked the ones with a bit of earthiness). However, the meritage blends that I tasted I loved--if I went back, I'd want to try some napa meritages, though I'm not a fan of napa styles generally. Also was turned onto how great california Zinfandel is--as a fan of Italian reds, it felt very similar to that style but still california--more fruit forward, but softer tannins and good acidity. White wise, I was a little meh (not a huge fan of oaky chardonnays, and a surprisingly few number of unoaked chardonnays, considering how much seafood is in the bay area). Definitely want to check out the Anderson valley when I go back, which, from what I gathered, is more my style all around (more delicate pinots, dry resilings and gewurztraminers).

My wine haul:

drank/ate at: Bourbon and branch (superior to any speakeasy in NYC), Flour+water (hit and miss on dishes, felt very "generic NYC hipster place" but the highs were pretty high), Ad hoc (great food, literally cried at the level of nostalgia ratatouille style, but super shitty service), the Girl and the fig (grilled peaches were maybe some of the best things we are out here), Scopa (fine enough, felt like an West village spot), Bear republic (I love the way they make bar food in California, beer was great), Chez panisse (ah-mazing just all around) and Swan's oyster house (gf loved it. I thought it was fine).
post #20055 of 20841
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Originally Posted by jcusey View Post


I wish we got more Bedrock in my market. I've loved everything that I've had, but I rarely see anything other than the Old Vine Zin and the North Coast Syrah,

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