the hell that is DC rush hour traffic
Rahsaan wrote:the hell that is DC rush hour traffic
I've heard that the population has really exploded in recent years in the area, so I guess the roads/public transportation have not caught up huh?
Jenise wrote:James, a local Lebanese store owner regularly stocks Musar, and she prices every bottle that comes in at cost + some consistent percent over what she pays her distributor. So it might be interesting for you to know that she had the 95 at $55ish, the 97 at $48, and the 98 at around $26-28. I was surprised to see your shop charging so much for the 98.
But no matter, welcome to the world of Musar.
James Roscoe wrote:Baltimore used to be better, but it's just a DC suburb now. Of course you can't say that to B'more folk.
Deborah Ackerman wrote:Oh, James, I am exceedingly jealous!! I was just speaking to Otto about Musar wines and wondering how I might aquire some! I wonder if The Wine Source will ship to GA? Believe me, I am going to call them! The 2003 Musar Cuvee Rouge and the 1998 Chateau Musar Rouge sound like my cup of tea from your description! How lovely! Thanks for sharing your experience.
James Dietz wrote:And, James, thanx for the report. I've been wanting to try a Musar for some time.
James Dietz wrote:Jenise.. I'm going to check the local Lebanese restaurant to see if they have some of these bottlings....good idea.. maybe even seach out a Lebanese grocery. Great idea!!
And, James, thanx for the report. I've been wanting to try a Musar for some time.
Jim, considering the revere for Musar among wine geeks, I would never have thought to look for them in a "Mediterranean market", especially where I live
Rahsaan wrote:Jim, considering the revere for Musar among wine geeks, I would never have thought to look for them in a "Mediterranean market", especially where I live
Yes, I don't know what the production is like, i.e. if they have tons of bottles for all kinds of places, but I remember remarking that Musar seemed very readily available in somewhat scholocky UK outlets, who would even have stocks many vintages deep.
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