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  1. Filippo Nanni liked Richard Zambuni's post in the thread Food Surf and Turf.

    I remember a middle class dinner party craze for monkfish wrapped in Parma ham or pancetta in the 1980s - this dish seems to have...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 2:06 PM
  2. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread Viticulture - cordon cutting in Verona.

    The glorious 'Cordon Cut Riesling' from Mount Horrocks is a sublime example of the technique, in their case used for precisely the...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 12:15 AM
  3. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread NWR The "What are we listening to?" Thread.

    It's worth it David - an enormously detailed book, and the third biog I've read, and easily - easily - the best. So many crap cash-in...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 1:39 PM
  4. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread TN 1998 Cartuxa Pera-Manca Tinto - the Portuguese answer to Barca Velha?.

    I've only tasted one vintage of this, the 2007, which I tasted twice in 2010 and 2011 scoring it 92/100 and then 93/100. No experience...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 12:54 PM
  5. Tom Cannavan liked johnny Shek's post in the thread 2004 Wither Hill Pinot Noir.

    You make the kind of points I was getting at (or trying o at least) in my OP: It was clearly the same wine! That's very different from...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 11:24 AM
  6. Tom Cannavan liked Mahmoud Ali's post in the thread 2004 Wither Hill Pinot Noir.

    Love this thread and how it developed. Thanks Johhny and Tom. Indeed they do age. Some time ago I came across a forgotten bottle of new...

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  7. Tom Cannavan liked Matthew Hemming's post in the thread Chardonnay, gunflint, and thoughts on reductive winemaking.

    Tom - Rod's knowledge is much more current/detailed than mine but I'll give this a go... I think it goes something like this: Flinty...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 5:18 PM
  8. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread Chardonnay, gunflint, and thoughts on reductive winemaking.

    Incidentally, following the post from Johnny Sheck, on a 2004 Marlborough Pinot, and how alike my note from 2007 was to his from tasting...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:17 PM
  9. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread 2004 Wither Hill Pinot Noir.

    OK, so opened after 11 years in my cellar thanks to Johnny bringing it to my attention, and here's what I found: Wither Hills, Pinot...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 3:07 PM
  10. Filippo Nanni replied to the thread Who is buying all the Burgundy?.

    My real issue is that you have Burgundy and you have Pinot Noir.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 2:39 PM
  11. Filippo Nanni replied to the thread Who is buying all the Burgundy?.

    In 2004 I interviewed for a trading position at Morgan Stanley. They asked me why 30y rates for Gilts were 1% lower than 30y rates for...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 2:30 PM
  12. Tom Cannavan liked Mark Carrington's post in the thread Chardonnay, gunflint, and thoughts on reductive winemaking.

    To continue the thread drift (apologies), they noticed what Tim Kirk was doing at Clonakilla & thought 'that looks easy'. Most had no...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 12:57 PM
  13. Tom Cannavan liked Ray Queley's post in the thread Important wine news just in.

    I actually did have a drink with Ludovic Kennedy. Arrived at his house to film an interview and a glass of Sarcey Champagne was offered...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  14. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread Chardonnay, gunflint, and thoughts on reductive winemaking.

    Indeed. I suspect there's still a fair bit of Viognier or Viognier skins being used in Syrah wines, but it is not a novelty in the New...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM
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