Bubbly Plans for NYE?

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Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Sam Platt » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:49 am

I'm going to open a magnum of Ruinart Rose NV along with some Prosecco depending on the number of drinkers in attendance. What is everyone else planning to open as 2013 approaches?
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Jeff B » Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:24 pm

We're going to open a 1996 Dom Perignon to ring in 2013.

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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Jim Grow » Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:42 pm

I'll probably open a NV de Venoge Brut Cordon Bleu. I had one over Christmas and really liked it. We will be dining and playing euchre with non-wine geeks so nothing too fancy.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Dale Williams » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:18 pm

Our plans keep changing, now it looks like a small local party with non-winegeeks, I'll probably carry a couple of bottles of stuff I have or have had multiples of, vintage Ellners, NV Bremonts, Pinon or Huet Vouvray Bruts
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby David M. Bueker » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:20 pm

Something rose since we are having burgers. No way we are staying up until midnight.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Bob Parsons Alberta » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:22 pm

Thinking Devaux NV Blanc de Noirs after sampling yesterday downtown.
Good price at $62 and will keep me awake unlike Davids bottle :lol:
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Jenise » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:28 pm

Like Dale, we're also planning to spend the evening with non-geeks, so will get alone with some Sharffenberger or Roederer Estate. However, if my cold doesn't do some kind of miracle we'll be putting off the celebration for a few days and having something a bit more important.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Noel Ermitano » Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:00 am

The 31st festivities will be at my house this year - my wife's family, so we'll be around 30 people, and only my wife and I are really into wine. Thus, I'll be pouring basic Taittinger Brut Réserve NV. Dinner of the 1st will be for my immediate family - just 8 of us since my two sisters, niece, and brother-in-law are out of the country, and my family drinks wine - so I'll be pouring Dom Pérignon (haven't decided which vintages though).
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Doug Surplus » Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:32 am

Not sure yet. Could be one or both of these, depending on who's here:

Georges Vesselle Grand Cru Brut Non Vintage
Paul Goerg Premier Cru Blanc de Blancs
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Fredrik L » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:31 am

Wine with bubbles? Yuk.

I went to a tasting a month ago where they served Krug 90, Salon 90 and Clos du Mesnil 90 in the first flight; I let my neighbour finish my pours.

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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Drew Hall » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:10 am

My wife's working late and won't arrive home until close to 11....maybe, so I plan to open the other Knot rose "Sinnet" sparkler with some finger food.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Jon Peterson » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:23 am

Most likely going to a friends house for cocktails and finger foods then, well before midnight, returning home to have a pork roast with Pinot Noir (don't know which one yet) and then as the clock strike 12, the 1999 Mailly Brut reserve. I really like to have my champagne with Gougeres. It was on this forum that I found the recipe and fell in love with these treats years ago.

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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Paul Winalski » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:27 am

Gruet NV Rose.

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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Carl Eppig » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:21 pm

We normally don't keep sparklers in the house, but we have a bottle of Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut that had our name (literally) on it at a spring wedding; so it goes pop tonight.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Gary Kahle » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:22 pm

1996 Jean Laurent Blanc de Noirs is chilling and will be drunk with dinner (we're too old to make it to midnight).
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Rahsaan » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:27 pm

Initially we had no plans for sparkling wine. My wife is not a big fan (plus she's taking antibiotics at the moment anyway and won't be drinking) and I was more in the mood for red wine, so I had lined up 98 Jadot CM Amoureuses for dinner.

But, we made last-minute plans for a pre-dinner afternoon playdate (for the kids) and champagne toast (for the parents) to mark the holiday. So I bought an NV Pierre Moncuit BdB. I haven't had a Moncuit in years and am looking forward to it.
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Re: Bubbly Plans for NYE?

Postby Robert Reynolds » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:54 pm

Hart Cellars 2010 Sparkling Cayuga. Well done, Howie! :)
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