Wine Thread

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Rabid, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. Rabid

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    what winery?
     
  2. Rusty Shackleford

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  3. ryno23

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    They make good stuff. Some wineries extended their deals. Depending on you budget look into Scherrer. Dude makes fantastic stuff.
     
  4. Rusty Shackleford

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    What do you like from there?
     
  5. ryno23

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    He started with Zins and they are great. His Chards are great as well but they are sold out of the deals. Here are the deals left. I have heard good thing about his Pinots but have not tried yet.
    https://scherrerwinery.com/special-offers/

    Edit: you have to create an account to view the deals. I will screenshot them.
     
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  7. Rabid

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    I forgot about Berserker Day but blew my money on my Saxum allocation today.
     
  8. Rusty Shackleford

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    Just ordered the Zin mini vertical. I have very limited storage space so I think we will be done. Thanks for the recommendation.
     
  9. ryno23

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    How long have you been on their list and what year was your first to be offered? Read that they were on about a 7 year wait.
     
  10. construxboy

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    Thanks for the BD11 tip. Got some Soujourn and some Scherrer.
     
  11. Rabid

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    Last fall was my first allocation. I probably joined the wait list in 2012. I had been getting in to wine for a couple years and it was about that time I started putting my name on lists with a wait like Bryant Family, Colgin, Schrader, Cayuse, No Girls, Quilceda Creek, SQN and Saxum. I still haven't cracked Cayuse, SQN and Schrader and I passed on Colgin when they had a 3-pack minimum at $400 per bottle. I have yet to open a bottle of Saxum from last fall but I did drink a glass pour at an event last year. Stylistically it is a much bigger wine than I typically prefer but it was good so I bought 6 bottles last fall (full allocation) and 6 today (full allocation was a mix of 12 bottles).
     
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    Just ordered a case of Rose damnit. At just over 1$0/bottle and great reviews on CT I felt I had to do it.
     
  13. construxboy

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    If I don’t want all my SQN this Spring I can PM you if you want.
     
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    Kind of like Saxum, I signed up before ever trying one. I’ve had a couple now as well as Andremily which is from the former SQN winemaker. They’re well made wines but I wouldn’t call any right in my wheelhouse. I like having a few like that for certain occasions like a steakhouse with guys but I don’t necessarily want a huge supply of things my wife won’t drink. Maybe if the price point is right but I sense SQN is pretty high for that. Certainly reach out if you have them available, I’m just not sure—especially with some other things we have going on in our life.
     
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  15. construxboy

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    No problem. And it’s pretty high. Not sure that’s its worth it, but YOLO
     
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    How much is the SQN? Saxum runs either $100 or $150 and it seems to depend if it gets a normal or late release (extra barrel age).
     
  17. construxboy

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    Around $250 per. Hard to get too much at that price, tbh
     
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  18. construxboy

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    That’s the Eleven Confessions bottles. The others are around $170.
     
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  19. Rabid

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    That is about where Bryant was when I got on the list in about 2013 or so. I bought 2 bottles of 2009 vintage to try but I still haven’t opened one. They are on their 4th winemaker since that vintage and the price is $550 which just seems insane.
     
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  20. construxboy

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    Whew! For $550 she’d better stay the whole night.
     
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    I think the pricing is to prove something but I haven’t been buying and they keep me on the list which implies it isn’t selling. They have a 2nd wine for about $100 that is really good and I’ve bought that every other year or so but I even stopped that with the 2014 vintage because they were difficult to deal with when I had a corked bottle.
     
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  22. texasraider

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    Am I allowed in this thread if I enjoy Pinot?

    just killed my last V Sattui 2017 Pinot
     
  23. Rabid

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    Everything but Sherry IMO and you can still post about that I'll just scroll past it.
     
  24. construxboy

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    Isn't Sherry just served to jail inmates if they are extra bad?
     
  25. ryno23

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    Tried this last night. A bit fruit forward but for the price it is going to be an everyday wine.
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  26. Menelaus

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    I’m partial to a fine Muscadine out of a dixie cup
     
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  27. construxboy

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    Love me some Bob Foley. Wife and I had a couple of bottles of the ‘12 Kelly’s Cuvée. Great stuff. Good night.
     
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    I love the griffin. Need to try Kelly’s cuvée. Sounds great.
     
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  29. construxboy

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    Having a bottle of the Hidden Ridge 55% Slope tonight. Good stuff.
     
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    Great pick for dinner tonight that we’ve been saving

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  31. Rabid

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    2005 Cayuse Syrah En Cerise
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  33. Rabid

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    Honoring it with an Oregon Pinot.
     
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  34. DistantFactor

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    Which bottle? I finished off a bottle of 2015 Penner Ash Shea Vineyard last night. So so good
     
  35. Rabid

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    2016 Le Cadeau Diversite
     
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  36. DistantFactor

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    How was the 16? My 14's have quite a bit of legs left but 15 was hotter so been prioritizing them since they're closer to peak. Haven't had a 16 since they released.
     
  37. Menelaus

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    Holy shit 2017 Joey Tensley Colson Canyon Syrah...wow
     
  38. ryno23

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    Having all the wine I ordered delivered to my dad's office is turning out t ok be a bad idea haha. 10 seperate orders in a 2 week period is raising suspicion. Does a yone use fedex/ups drop locations? Any negatives?
     
  39. Rabid

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    I needed to plan ahead for spring deliveries so I pulled my first 16. It was good. Fruit forward as you expect from a young wine. Good acid levels.
     
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  40. Menelaus

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    2018 Fleuries are bomb

    Opened a Famille Dutraive Fleuire La Madone last night and it is out of this world. Crunchy bright fruit, white pepper and licorice, amazingly long finish.

    I bought 4 other bottles of Dutraive 2018s. Highly recommended.
     
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