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by Michael Allen
Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: tasting Petrus on a budget
Replies: 8
Views: 6490

Re: tasting Petrus on a budget

Jeff, If you have any other suggestions for Pomerol wines that taste like Chateau Petrus for less money, or should I say for a lot less money, for us mortals, please let me know too!
by Michael Allen
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: Top Ten wines tasted in 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 7122

Re: Top Ten wines tasted in 2014

laurent gibet wrote:1991 is also a must, for Jamet.
Laurent, would you drink the 1999 Jamet now, or wait for more bottle age?
by Michael Allen
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: Top Ten wines tasted in 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 7122

Re: Top Ten wines tasted in 2014

Wow! Mr. Leve, you have had an amzing year of drinking again I see. Good job. I especially liked the background stories on the wine. Bravo :cool:
by Michael Allen
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN: Domaine De Chevalier rouge-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5435

Re: TN: Domaine De Chevalier rouge-2009

Andreas, I really like how Domaine de Chevalier ages. It get so silky and smoky. It reminds of a cigar shoppe with truffles with time.
by Michael Allen
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN 1988 Yquem
Replies: 2
Views: 4044

Re: TN 1988 Yquem

We have an Yquem ready to go for New Years Eve. Probably the 1990. Your tasting notes are already making me thirsty! Thanks for sharing.
by Michael Allen
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TNs: 16 1st/ 2nd growth Bordeaux over lunch
Replies: 11
Views: 8790

Re: TNs: 16 1st/ 2nd growth Bordeaux over lunch

I have only had a few of these wines. Pichon Lalande is so elegant when its on. The 96 Pichon Lalande is one of my favorite wines from Bordeaux. Its so elegant.
by Michael Allen
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN 2000 Lynch Bages
Replies: 3
Views: 4321

Re: TN 2000 Lynch Bages

This is a massive Lynch. Still young and a little tight, but this puppy is headed for greatness. Reserved beginning for the nose, but eventually aromas of sweet plum, cassis, charcoal, flint, graphite, and menthol fill the air. The palate is more open and is truly loaded. Lovely fruit on the palate...
by Michael Allen
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: 27 Pomerol's tasted
Replies: 3
Views: 5538

Re: 27 Pomerol's tasted

As I really like Pomerol, but many are past what I want to spend for a wine, can you suggest some of the better values from the region today? Thank you in advance.
by Michael Allen
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: 2012 trotanoy vs. 2012 La fleur petrus
Replies: 10
Views: 18491

Re: 2012 trotanoy vs. 2012 La fleur petrus

Both these wines are great. Sadly, they are out of my price range these days. They were very pricey even before 2009, but for me, they became unaffordable after 2009 and 2010. Can you please suggest some other Pomerols that are in a more friendly price range?
by Michael Allen
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: New website for the wine talk forums
Replies: 2
Views: 3846

Re: Potential new website for the wine talk forums

+1 Big Time on the new site! I like being able to log in using Facebook, because I usually forget my passwords. Its also cool being abel to visit the main site from this par tof the site as well. Keep up the good work Mr Leve!
by Michael Allen
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: What are you drinking right now? Or at least opening in the very near future?
Replies: 118
Views: 52740

All this talk about 2003 Bordeaux makes me think it's a good time to be popping a bottle. Jeff, if you had to pick a 2003 Bordeaux to drink now, what would you open tonight?
by Michael Allen
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN: 03 Bordeaux (Pavie, Poyferre, Troplong)
Replies: 6
Views: 4590

I am a big fan of Pavie, It seems like 2003 Pavie has been improving. I bought it because of the big Parker scores. I remember tasting a bottle when I first bought the wine. At the time, it was too big and jammy for me, but earlier this year, for the first time it seemed like it was changing and los...
by Michael Allen
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN 1990 Chateau Climens
Replies: 3
Views: 2735

As I cannot afford, or at least justify the price of Yquem, I buy Climens. I know they are different wines and grapes, but I really like the balance and sweet character in Climens.
by Michael Allen
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: Congratulations, you're famous now!
Replies: 3
Views: 2810

Kudos! I saw your links on Facebook and Twitter for The Wine Cellar Insider. Keep up the good work.
by Michael Allen
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine & Food Talk
Topic: TN 1996 Calon Segur
Replies: 7
Views: 4292

I've always liked Calon Segur, even if it is sort of rugged. It was one of the first Bordeaux wines I experienced back in the day. Thank you for bringing back the memories.