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by g-man
20:10 Thu 08 Sep 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The NY sucks tasting sometime soon
Replies: 12
Views: 2770

Re: The NY sucks tasting sometime soon

I'd hate, .... hate is a strong word ... , be remiss to drink an entire bottle myself. Invite a friend to dinner? Share it with the missus? Drink half by yourself tonight, and half by yourself tomorrow? i am in the very fortunate position, that i have, just enough, aged vintage port, to share with ...
by g-man
20:03 Thu 08 Sep 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: The NY sucks tasting sometime soon
Replies: 12
Views: 2770

The NY sucks tasting sometime soon

I'm still sitting on a leaky 1970 cockburn. I'd hate, .... hate is a strong word ... , be remiss to drink an entire bottle myself. seems like a proper tasting doesn t work as well in NY. how about people let me know a free date and i'll bring this leaky bottle of 1970 cockburn (potentially with frie...
by g-man
01:42 Tue 19 Jul 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Alternate Pipe name?
Replies: 5
Views: 1464

Re: Alternate Pipe name?

i think the term in portugese is called "pipa"

There's also teh large wood barrels called "Balseiros"
by g-man
17:37 Mon 18 Jul 2016
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 2009 Taylor Vargellas Vinha Velha
Replies: 0
Views: 5624

2009 Taylor Vargellas Vinha Velha

Popped and poured given only 30 minutes to breath in the glass before tasting. A youthful, primal nose still, with strong notes of blackberry jam and lavender. Just a ton of blackberries hiding the super silky tannins. A medium closer to full bodied port that shows some finesse as the fruit is incre...
by g-man
17:30 Mon 18 Jul 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Price versus Provenance
Replies: 13
Views: 3081

Re: Price versus Provenance

Anyway, I like being able to visit it, and look at it which you can't do if it is at a merchant. Ooh, yes, that is good! :lol: After writing my last post, I went down to make sure they were all well. None of them had any complaints, but the hygrometer told me that the recent rain had put the relati...
by g-man
17:55 Mon 27 Jun 2016
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1950 Cockburn
Replies: 0
Views: 2107

1950 Cockburn

Popped and poured Brick ruby red, clear throughout. Nose of dusty cinnamon with a hint of raw green strawberries. Thin on the mouthfeel, simple and sweet. Was decided that it'd be best to let this air out. 4 hours later in open decanter. The nose opened up to some grassy plains with hints of earth a...
by g-man
16:47 Fri 24 Jun 2016
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Referendum port
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: Referendum port

I'll join you guys with a virtual grahams tasting if everyone is still opening a grahams?

If not i think i'll open a grahams anyway.

see you in the tasting notes section!
by g-man
18:15 Thu 09 Jun 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: June 25 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting
Replies: 17
Views: 3713

Re: June 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting

I will be around but have three dinners that week already so not the best date choice. If you have some dry Portuguese wines, my wife will come, but she hates drinking that cough syrup. I'll have >20 lbs of fresh maine lobsters shipped in from a fish monger @ 7am that morning. edit: i'd be asking p...
by g-man
20:45 Tue 07 Jun 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: June 25 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting
Replies: 17
Views: 3713

Re: June 25th 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting

indeed

are poeple around june 25th?
by g-man
18:57 Tue 26 Apr 2016
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Fonseca
Replies: 0
Views: 840

1966 Fonseca

Nice ruby core with bricking around the edges. 50?% opaque. A beautiful nose of toasted nuts mixed with stewed blackberries and a hint of balsamic. Pretty violets underlies the nose but a note of spirits are apparent. Silky smooth mouthfeel of lightly burnt sugar that opens up into plums, cranberrie...
by g-man
19:41 Tue 05 Apr 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: June 25 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting
Replies: 17
Views: 3713

Re: June 2016 NYC Cockburn tasting

Out in Long island

about 30 minutes from penn station by train.

throw out dates that works.

i mean, t he bottles will certainly drink t hemselves but i figured in case anybody else wanted to try em =)
by g-man
01:04 Tue 05 Apr 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: June 25 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting
Replies: 17
Views: 3713

June 25 2016 NYC 50s 70s tasting

Sorting out the cellar when I whiffed a familar brown sugar smell lurking. A little further sniffing found that i have a leaky Cockburn 1950 and a leaky cockburn 1970. Sounds like it'd make for a decent tasting. Who's interested? I'll host my house one of the Saturdays in June. Aiming for afternoon ...
by g-man
13:53 Mon 04 Apr 2016
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Friday 01 April 2016, Lupulo NYC, Graham
Replies: 15
Views: 4157

Re: Friday 01 April 2016, Lupulo NYC, Graham

ah good to know

thanks!
by g-man
02:59 Sun 03 Apr 2016
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Friday 01 April 2016, Lupulo NYC, Graham
Replies: 15
Views: 4157

Re: Friday 01 April 2016, Lupulo NYC, Graham

mm the host didnt give you guys the bottle i dropped off???!?
by g-man
04:39 Sat 02 Apr 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Anyone in Boston
Replies: 4
Views: 1933

Re: Anyone in Boston

Surprisingly. I actually just arrived in Boston

Unfortunately no time for drinks Moses

Hopefully next time!
by g-man
21:21 Fri 01 Apr 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

dropped off a fun (non port) wine that is somewhat in theme, at least with the restaurant.

enjoy the tasting folks and hope to meet you all next time.

Bottled with the host BTW. Might wanna call and confimr
by g-man
16:43 Thu 31 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

Miguel

is the reservation under your name?
by g-man
19:57 Mon 21 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

last minutew ork thing for me

i have to fly out for work for this tasting

if you guys have a place, I can drop the bottle off before hand
by g-man
20:10 Wed 16 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

Would be great if you could make it. And steak would be great too. I'll keep Lupulo in the back burner for now. What time would you be shooting for? Can you zero in on how many we can be before they run into glassware issues? Looking like $150 food + $100 port... likely at the Palm Tribeca. Earlier...
by g-man
19:04 Wed 16 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

Friday nights @ 8:30pm might be tough for me because of the kids but I would happily contribute a bottle to the tasting regardless wrt port glasses, i think that's going to be trouble wherever. I do have boxes of the port tasting glasses we all have become accustomed to but as i would be coming from...
by g-man
22:01 Tue 15 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

I will also admit that I have no Graham's of interestd except the 85
by g-man
21:58 Tue 15 Mar 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

Sorry folks been busy w kids. Give me parameters. How many people. How much we want to spend

I can bring 36 glasses s potentially
by g-man
15:58 Wed 06 Jan 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

Indeed,

I have a few leaky bottles that need to be drunk as it's making the charcuterie in my cellar smell sweeter than it should be!

Now for just time and location =)

Give me a price range people.
by g-man
15:57 Wed 06 Jan 2016
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1985 Graham
Replies: 0
Views: 1009

1985 Graham

Opened by Dave a week before, put into half bottle and sealed into fridge. Ruby hue with hints of purple. A light root spiced nose with hints of crushed cranberries. Smooth pomegranate on the palate giving way to baked sugared cinnamon. A little thin on the palate but finishes with a nice cinnamon b...
by g-man
22:03 Tue 05 Jan 2016
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: New York again, Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 23114

Re: New York again, Easter

those dates look pretty good for me this time around.

we have many options for restaurants if you want to give me price range.

what would be the theme?