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Bread & Butter Wines

California Chardonnay 2011

Good on the nose, light in color but full body. Up there with all median priced Chardonnay. Must have paid around $12.99 ALC 13.5%. Vintage 2018. — 2 days ago

John Duval Wines

Plexus RMV Roussanne Blend 2012

Bruised/baked yellow apple, tropical fruit, vanilla, sourdough bread/creamy, medium + acid....guess new world sonoma Chardonnay...well done... — 2 days ago

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Vadiaperti

Fiano di Avellino 2018

No butter on the 2018 @Andrew Mecoli , and pretty easy to order online still. — 7 days ago

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Bread & Butter Wines

California Pinot Noir 2018

Giving it a higher rating bc different profile for a Pinot for me. Herbaceous and buttery oak upfront. Finishes with some earthy tones and nice tannins. — 22 days ago

Krug

Vintage Brut Champagne Blend 2002

David T
9.7

Now, this is a Champagne worthy of my last year in my current decade.

It’s not inexpensive but, there’s a reason for that.

From the moment I put my nose to the glass, I got a a sense of warm, inviting delicacy. There is; cream, soft ginger, fall green apples, mango, guava, slightly sour lemons, lime zest/candy, perfectly, ripe pineapple, white peach, green melons, lightly bruised pear, marmalade jam, as soft as white spice can be, grey volcanics, good chalkiness, vanillin, sea spray, lovely, melted caramel notes, yeast, bread dough to baguette crust, non funky cheese rind, toast, silvered almonds to nut skin with white & lilies, jasmine and spring flowers.

The palate enters like Tango dancers & cross-fades into ballet. Perfect richness, mousse & micro-oxygenation with gentle, absolute, perfect acidity. The minerality is fine, delicate & straight up in my wheelhouse. Cream, understated, melted butter, ginger, fall, Granny Smith apples, mango, guava, slightly sour lemons, lime zest/ peel/candy, perfectly, ripe pineapple, white peach, peach, tangerine, green melons, lightly bruised pear, some apple cider, marmalade jam, honeysuckle, herbaceousiness, a shade of mint, as soft as white spice can be, delicate, grey volcanics with limestone, good chalkiness, vanillin, sea spray, lovely, melted caramel notes, yeast, bread dough to baguette crust, non funky cheese rind, toast, silvered almonds to nut skin with, orange blossoms, white & lilies, jasmine and spring flowers. The long, amazing, well balanced finish is simply Mozart.

The 02 is a blend of 39% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay & 21% Pinot Meunier. This bottle spent at least 12 years in Krug's cellars, receiving its cork in autumn 2014.

Photos of; the House of Krug, their very tall & countless stainless steel tanks they hold still wine(s), fermenting or library bottles in their caves & Krug Clos du Mesnil Vineyard.
— 10 days ago

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Ryan Vento

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Very nice.
Sofia Jalilie

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Lovely to share this Champagne with you as we celebrate your birthday
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Bread & Butter Wines

California Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

BlackBerry notes. Deep flavor . Easy drinker — a month ago

Louis Roederer

Brut Premier Champagne Blend

David T
9.0

The nose reveals slightly sour & bruised fruits. Bruised golden apple & pear, overripe pineapple, lemon meringue, green apple, lime zest/candy, melted, salted caramel, honeysuckle, white & yellow peach, brown butter, caramelized brown sugar, hints of mint, sea fossils, grey volcanics, whiff of white spice, vanillin, bread dough, yellow lilies, spring flowers with mixed floral greens.

The palate is rich, lush, round, a touch gluey & full. Nice mousse, micro-oxygenation, slightly sour & bruised fruits Bruised golden apple & pear, overripe pineapple, lemon meringue, green apple, lime zest/candy, melted, salted caramel, honeysuckle/honey comb, white & yellow peach, inside banana peel, brown butter, caramelized brown sugar, nougat, hints of mint, sea fossils, gritty, penetrating chalkiness, grey volcanics, some white spice with nice lighter heat, vanillin, bread dough, yellow lilies, spring flowers with mixed floral greens. Excellent acidy. The long, even, fresh, well balanced finish persists nicely and is delicious.

Nice bottle and well priced at $38 w/ deluxe gift box.

Photos of; House of Roederer, caves with A-Frames for the hand Riddlers, walk through tunnel and marquee Grand Cru vineyard.
— 3 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Nice, almost did a vintage Roederer theme tonight, but I don't think '08 or '12 are ready yet and those are the only vintages in stock in our cellar.

O'Brien Estate

Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2012

Pleasant Surprise. Hints of Carmel Apple & Butter Toffee. Long Finish. At the Post office thinking of @Hugh O'Riordan — 4 days ago

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What’s going on, @Hugh O'Riordan?
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All ok here. Just hiding out drinking from wine cellar. Too bad you guys don’t live closer.

Kongsgaard

Napa Valley Chardonnay 2013

Marshmallows and butter, with enough cut to avoid being too rich. Singular Chardonnay. — 10 days ago

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