Pierre Paillard

Pierre Paillard

Les Parcelles Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne Blend

Birthday celebration for @Cody Uzzel at Lucio’s with a bunch of friends. All wines (except sparklers) tasted blind.
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Always gotta finish with bubbles 🥂 my third and final contribution of the evening and the perfect bottle to end on. This got downed fast as our palates were in need of respite. I lament that this was my final bottle of this stuff, but I couldn’t have asked for a better way to kill it off 🍾
— 2 days ago

Krystal VentoCody Uzzel
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Marie et Pierre Bénetière

Cordeloux Côte-Rôtie Syrah 2013

Birthday celebration for @Cody Uzzel at Lucio’s with a bunch of friends. All wines (except sparklers) tasted blind.
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Another one of my contributions. WOTN for sure. When the dinner got planned for Cody I just knew the time had come to kill off this 🦄. During the work week my wife goes home for lunch, so on the day of the dinner I had her open this bad boy and put it in a decanter. Fast forward 8+ hours later and it was still a little tight when first sampling it over dinner. However, the insane part was that it evolved at a mind-blowing rate, dropping its guard and unleashing a payload of fragrance that absolutely shocked people. The whole table was fixated and enamored with this wine and it only got better as the night progressed. Drank beautifully with a heavily perfumed nose of musk, sandalwood, tonka, red fruits, and granite. True craftsmanship, such finesse and power. This was an ethereal experience.
— 2 days ago

Krystal VentoCody Uzzel
with Krystal and Cody
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@Krystal Vento @Ryan Vento @Cody Uzzel Great wines, great friends, great occasion Life is good. Happy birthday Cody. Cheers 🍷🍷🍷

Domaine Pierre Usseglio & Fils

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhone Blend 2007

This wine was singing to me and reminds me of why I love CDP. Perfectly balanced with the right amount of pepper and spice and fruit. This wine has at least 5-10 years left in the tank — 2 days ago

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Les Narvaux Meursault Chardonnay 2016

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9.4

Lovely presence and intensity, great density and less sulfur than I was expecting from such a young wine from Pierre-Yves. — 4 days ago

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Bruno Paillard

Première Cuvée Brut Champagne Blend

Celebrating my parents’ anniversary. This is everything I want in a champagne at this level. Expressive, approachable, and very refreshing. Paired nicely with homemade cinnamon rolls. — 17 hours ago

Krystal Vento
with Krystal
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Ron R

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One of my fave champers, but I don’t recognize the style of label. I don’t recall the gold label.
Ryan Vento

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@Ron R I think when I chilled the bottle in an ice bucket with water in it the label turned a more saturated gold color. It’s normal color is the more classic beige with a gold tinge.

Catherine et Pierre Breton

Les Perrières Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2003

Many wines from 2003 are compromised and stewed due to the European heatwave that year. This has darker & riper fruit than one usually expects from this wine, but it works beautifully here. Has plenty of meaty/truffle secondary notes, but lots of power and energy to balance those characteristics. Not always a great vintage, but works great here. — 2 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

Hugh O'Riordan

Turntable break?
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Great producers always triumph...

Pierre Sourdais

Tradition Chinon Cabernet Franc 2016

Fruit & acid out front here. Approachable tart cherry juice. Tannins are silky. A new producer for me, and one that I will absolutely be revisiting. Accompanied by the debut album from Jake Xerxes Fussell. A great collection of Southern American folk songs. Fussell has a new album coming out in June and is an immensely talented storyteller & songwriter. — 20 days ago

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Pierre Gaillard

Clos de Cuminaille Saint-Joseph Syrah 2017

Last night of vacation in Spain and France. 13th bottle and I only have a 12-bottle shipper, so pulled the cork. Nice , relatively soft Syrah and pretty well ready to go on pop and pour. Purchased at the winery. — 8 days ago

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@Steve Anderson Steve I Hope that you had a great great trip. You are enjoying one of my stand-by Rhône labels. Cheers 🍷
Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson

Thanks @P A - wonderful trip that passed so quickly. I did notice when I posted that you had consumed several of these in the past. Great value wine. Cheers!
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@Steve Anderson Steve Glad you had a great trip. Yes this is one of my standby wines that always goes down well.
Welcome home Cheers 🍷

Bruno Paillard

Réserve Privée Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Clean and light on the palate though there is a ton of flavor as you take it in. — 22 days ago

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I like this producer. Good value in a crowded category.
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@Ron R Agree - great QPR. Always on the prowl for that in this space.

Catherine et Pierre Breton

Nuits d'Ivresse Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2012

2012 Breton Nuits D’Iveresse and Terry Riley’s masterpiece. This wine is bottles without sulfur and is recommended to be consumed quickly after release. Here we are 7 years from vintage and it is in a magical spot. Smoky cherries & firm grippy texture. Aromatics are perfumed & elegant. It pairs beautifully with the minimalist piece as these types of wines and this style of music are so misunderstood. The need to classify & quantify doesn’t fit in either place here. Simply great Cabernet Franc and great music. — 12 days ago

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