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The Official Wine Thread

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

  1. djblisk

    djblisk Senior member

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    Thanks for this!

     
  2. djblisk

    djblisk Senior member

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    Earthquake Cabernet Sauvignon

    Very good and only $20
     
  3. erictheobscure

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    Finishing up a bottle of Triennes rose. The guy at the wine store sold me on it by talking it up as a collaboration between the co-owner of DRC and the founder of Domaine Dujac. Good but not amazing--I appreciate how dry it is but that doesn't necessarily mean it's delicious.
     
  4. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Sorry for the shit picture, but this wine was great. $15.

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  5. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I am drinking a $12 barbera d'alba that tastes like a $60 barbaresca
     
  6. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm sure it will cost everybody else $17.
     
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  7. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    w-s says the best is $24.
     
  8. aravenel

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    Dammit, beat me to it.

    Well, I am drinking a $12 Barbera D'Alba that tastes like.... A $12 Barbera D'Alba. Oh well, can't win them all.
     
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  9. patrickBOOTH

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    :plain:
     
  10. gomestar

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    the Corino?
     
  11. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    yeah, I think it is finally ready
     
  12. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    had my first 2009 Bord tonight. Quite lovely. Totally ready.

    Also, Tavel. Kermit Lynch rose. Not sure what to make of it. At $18, it's a crazy extravagance for me.
     
  13. Cary Grant

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    2005 Poderi La Collina Nebbiolo :inlove: - my last bottle :butbut:
    2007 Poderi La Collina Nebbiolo... it was :) but not as :inlove: as the '05
    2005 Malvira’ Roero Riserva, Renesio vineyard :happy:
    2006 Fratelli Revello Barolo, Vigne Giachini :happy: :happy:
    And the capper... 1998 Tommaso Bussola Amarone :slayer::slayer::slayer:
     
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  14. gomestar

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    praise the lord
     
  15. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    still very dense, it's big. had it with a porcini crusted veal chop, perfecto
     
  16. patrickBOOTH

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    They say they are aging faster.
     
  17. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The rep is that they are "soft" drink-young wines. Definitely true of this bottle.

    I don't have any '09s from the big boys but I have picked up some cheapies along the way, especially after the back vintages began to run out. Soon I will be out of cheap 07s and 04s and the 09s will do very nicely.
     
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    Had a bottle of Ditch Digger, southern Rhone style blend by Denner Vineyards on Saturday (along with a bunch of other stuff.) It was a 2010 and drinking fine now but I bet will be just fine in 2020. Along with the usual GSM it has Counoise and Cinsault.
     
  19. audiophilia

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    Damn fine, reasonably priced Vac.
     
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    Tough and unapproachable at first. Was very elegant by the second day

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    Smells and tastes like Sauvignon blanc but tastes sweeter and lacks acid. My first igp I think. Very good for $10. Apparently is 70% colombard 15% ugni blanc 15 % gros manseng. Interesting. Never had such colombard dominant blend
     
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