The Official Wine Thread

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by audiophilia, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    ^^

    Per Se has (or had) Cristal by the glass, Ducasse has (or had) Dom Perignon and Chateau Petrus by the glass

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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Over the past few days I had two terrible cheap wines:

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  3. VelvetGreen

    VelvetGreen Senior member

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    Just had a 1990 Chateau Leoville-Poyferre, Saint-Julien. Mmm.
     


  4. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    had this for dinner last night, wow. Tastes great, very "creamy" At $35, hard if not impossible to find a champagne that matches it.


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    Cakebread Cabernet is an outstanding wine... if you can find it. Most go to restaurants and will list for an easy 100+. If you have a good wine shop, ask them to order it there. Pick up a case, you won't regret it.
    A great Zin, a fine Pinot, a top notch Shiraz and a very disappointing Yankee sparkler. $70, $30, $50 and $33 respectively.

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    Great site. Thanks! Some years are better than others and are harder to get. An awesome wine.
     


  8. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    out of work really early (score) so I'm celebrating with this: [​IMG] Great stuff, one of the first acutally interesting Beaujolais I've had. It has a much stronger backbone than the others I've tried and certainly isn't overly acidic or flabby. Well done.
     


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    Great site. Thanks! Some years are better than others and are harder to get. An awesome wine.
    They are all pretty mediocre in my opinion, especially at their price point (in Canada).
     


  10. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Cakebread Cabernet is an outstanding wine... if you can find it. Most go to restaurants and will list for an easy 100+. If you have a good wine shop, ask them to order it there. Pick up a case, you won't regret it.
    It's ubiquitous. You can buy it at many grocery stores.
     


  11. gomestar

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    It's ubiquitous. You can buy it at many grocery stores.

    Grocery stores can't sell non-beer stuff in NY [​IMG]

    They sell pizza rolls instead.
     


  12. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Cakebread Cabernet is an outstanding wine... if you can find it. Most go to restaurants and will list for an easy 100+. If you have a good wine shop, ask them to order it there. Pick up a case, you won't regret it.

    It's not outstanding. It's decent. It'd be a definite buy if it cost half the price it does. But at what they charge, it's kind of outrageous.
     


  13. pscolari

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    out of work really early (score) so I'm celebrating with this:
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    Great stuff, one of the first acutally interesting Beaujolais I've had. It has a much stronger backbone than the others I've tried and certainly isn't overly acidic or flabby. Well done.


    I had the '08 about a month ago and it was doing very well for a $20 bottle. Cant make out the vintage on your bottle. My wife and I had another K Lynch Bojo last week, Thevenet '09 at a restaurant and it was singing.
     


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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Had an 05 Merry Edwards Coopersmith today.
     


  15. gomestar

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    I had the '08 about a month ago and it was doing very well for a $20 bottle. Cant make out the vintage on your bottle. My wife and I had another K Lynch Bojo last week, Thevenet '09 at a restaurant and it was singing.

    2009


    I had the one to the right at the end of March and I wasn't as happy with it:
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