The Official Wine Thread

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  1. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Edina size phail! 750ml $10.80 1 2008 Conti di Buscareto Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi (Italy, Marche, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi) set... 750ml $19.00 2 2005 Demarie Roero (Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Roero) set... 750ml $43.14 1 2003 Mauro Molino Barolo Vigna Gallinotto (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo) 2010-2020 IWC91, CT88 750ml $29.80 2 2005 Parusso Barolo 35ªANNATA Bussian, LeCoste, Mosconi (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo) 2010-2017 CT89.5 750ml $36.25 2 2004 Pertinace Barbaresco Vigneto Marcarini (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco) 2010-2016 CT89 750ml $22.80 2 2004 Luigi Righetti Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Capitel De' Roari (Italy, Veneto, Valpolicella, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico) 2008-2012 CT89.3 Hah! I have some eye-tie juice.
    It is too bad that you'll have to drink all that. [/iammatt]
     


  2. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Just as I was about to order, I noticed Cellar Tracker indicated I had well over 100 bottles pending between now and Xmas so I've pulled the plug.

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    Nice hiatus, there big guy! You're worse than me. My CT indicates I have 57 bottles pending and I haven't been on a buying hiatus. You make me feel good about myself.
     


  3. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Yesterday was my day off, but I thought it would put in a few good vibes for me if I volunteered to help the sommelier with inventory of the cellar. During my work, I found a nice little gem.




    I made the offer that if he and I opened it and split it, I would volunteer to not get paid for the hours I worked that day. He declined my offer [​IMG]


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  4. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Nice hiatus, there big guy! You're worse than me. My CT indicates I have 57 bottles pending and I haven't been on a buying hiatus. You make me feel good about myself.


    Well, to be fair to myself, some of those bottles have been pending since March.
     


  5. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Well, to be fair to myself, some of those bottles have been pending since March.

    One case of mine is from 4/7. The rest is July to Sept. purchases.
     


  6. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    It is too bad that you'll have to drink all that. [/iammatt]
    Am I that bitter?
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    Hah! I have some eye-tie juice.


    10 total bottles of 6 different eye-tie wines. 10 of 6. Crap, I had 4 different eye-ties this past weekend alone! You will phail that part of the test if you do not get crackin'!



    Am I that bitter?

    No, no, no. Some of us like good wine, and others like Italian wine.

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  8. Recoil

    Recoil Senior member

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    These will be for this weekend when family is in town for Thanksgiving. The Margaux was purchased about 18 years ago by my father so here's hoping it's still good. Plan is to decant it.

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  9. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    nice list - decant the Margaux to remove the sediment, but you won't need to do the 2-3 hours for young red wines like the Chat-du-Pape there.
     


  10. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Senior member

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    does "I don't have any of that varietal left" include nebbiolo, sangeovese, trebbiano, barbera, dolcetto, vermentino, montepulciano, corvina, nero d'avola, moscato, arneis, negroamaro, aglianico, sagrantino, tocai friulano, or verdicchio?

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  11. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Senior member

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    Am I that bitter?

    You're our little Balsam Pear.
     


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    Recoil Senior member

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    nice list - decant the Margaux to remove the sediment, but you won't need to do the 2-3 hours for young red wines like the Chat-du-Pape there.

    Do you think the Pape will really need that long to fully open up? I never decant newer wines.
     


  13. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    Do you think the Pape will really need that long to fully open up? I never decant newer wines.

    I would myself, 2 hrs or so. It's the newer wines that need aeration to open up, not the older ones. You decant the older ones mostly just for sediment removal.
     


  14. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Lifestyle change - no homo

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    Opened a bottle of the Coudoulet de Beaucastel. Love this wine. Really yummy. Good QPR for a $28 wine.
     


  15. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    07 Loring, Garys' Vineyard. Nice Pinot.
     


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