Lockdown Drinking

Anything to do with Port.
nac
Warre’s Traditional LBV
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Re: Lockdown Drinking

Post by nac » 18:09 Wed 20 May 2020

Slightly different event online from 67 Pall Mall tomorrow at 1800 - a wine quiz hosted by Ronan Sayburn MS.

Have taken part in previous "live" quizzes and were most enjoyable.

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AHB
Fonseca 1963
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Re: Lockdown Drinking

Post by AHB » 21:39 Fri 22 May 2020

I opened a bottle of Samuel Billaud Les Grands Terroirs Les Preuses Chablis Grand Cru 2015. It went superbly with the barbecued turbot we had for dinner that night, landed by a Poole fisherman that morning.
Top Ports in 2019 (so far): Cockburn 1947 and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
2018 Ports of the year: São Leonardo 1927 White Port (Bottled 2018), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994

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g-man
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Re: Lockdown Drinking

Post by g-man » 03:58 Sat 23 May 2020

As someone who h as been locked up for 2 months in New York in heavy quarantine, I've sorted my cellar by cellar tracker and decided a 96 A. Rousseau Gevrey Chambertin was called for.

But I've seen my fellow wine lovers done better. I truly hope everyone is at least opening that nice bottle to enjoy life as it was meant.

Side note, having had a few friends suffer from covid-19 I really hope to join you everybody on the other side of the atlantic sooner rather than later.
Disclosure: Distributor of Quevedo wines and Quinta do Gomariz

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