Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

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Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby Florida Jim » Fri May 12, 2006 11:24 pm

Mine, too.

2004 Tua Rita, Rosso di Notri:
A really good sangiovese blend from a producer that makes some very pricey stuff; structured, balanced, moderate alcohols, little manipulation and a very fine delivery and finish. About $18.

2002 V. Dauvissat, Chablis
Lemon oil and river stones on the nose with nice hints at complexity; the same on the palate with medium weight and fine acidity; good sustain. A very good village wine that has come to a better place since release. About $25.

2002 Barthod, Bourgogne Les Bons Bârtons:
This wine has come a very long way since release; it is now more structured and linear without loss of depth or character; solid fruit from nose to finish with lots of secondary development just getting started. A really superb Bourgogne that is not really up to speed yet. About $22.

2004 de Villaine, Côte Chalonnaise Bourgogne La Digoine:
Gives the impression of a whole cluster fermentation with some herbal/green elements on the nose; very solid and focused fruit on the palate with just a hint of herb, and, a medium length, very balanced finish. Clearly youthful and not showing all that it has – yet still provocative and excellent with dinner. About $25.

Best, Jim
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Re: Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby Bob Ross » Sat May 13, 2006 1:10 am

Happy Birthday, Jim. :-)

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Re: Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby David M. Bueker » Sat May 13, 2006 5:10 pm

Happy Birthday Jim. Breaking out the high end stuff for the celebration I see. ;)
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Re: Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby Dale Williams » Sat May 13, 2006 5:18 pm

HAppy Birthday Jim!

Thanks for notes, especially the Barthod, inspires me to more patience (I think I only have one).

best wishes.
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Re: Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby Mike Conner » Sun May 14, 2006 5:46 am

Happy Birthday Jim!

Hey, send me an e-mail sometime . . . would enjoy breaking bread and opening corks with you if you still get through this way on occasion.

Especially since we share a 'Chambers Street' sort of palate. And, there's a few other 'CS' palate folks here as well.

Salute -

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Re: Happy Yogi Berra's Birthday!

Postby Florida Jim » Sun May 14, 2006 8:57 am

Mike Conner wrote:Happy Birthday Jim!

Hey, send me an e-mail sometime . . . would enjoy breaking bread and opening corks with you if you still get through this way on occasion.

Especially since we share a 'Chambers Street' sort of palate. And, there's a few other 'CS' palate folks here as well.

Salute -

Mike


Conner, you old muckity-mucky, you old so and so, you old (whoops, mixed company) . . . where have you been hiding?
I'll be back in the area later this year and remember that Knoxville is closer than I think - promise.

David, but of course.

My thanks to all for the kind thoughts - I'm sure Yogi would thank you too, if he only rembered what he thought you didn't say.

AFLAC!

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