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2010 - What are you buying?

Seen this thread on plenty of other forums, so what not here. What have you bought today? Cheers! -mJ

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  1. I'll start. I bought a case of Havens Bourriquot from Wine Library a week or so ago and opened a bottle last evening. Its a 92 point Napa blend. Apparently the producer is going out of business so WL is selling the fifty buck juice for $20. Ordered another case today. I think its that good.

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    1. re: DaleJ

      Speaking of Havens, I bought a case of the liquidated Merlot for $6.99 a bottle from K&L.

      http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku...

      1. re: baron45

        Yes i have that. It is very good and you got it for a steal!

        1. re: triggs73

          Spencer Daniels (formerly Bargain Bank) in SF has more liquidated Havens Merlot & Syrah:

          http://www.spenceranddaniels.com/red_...

          I bought the '02 & '05 Merlot, and tried the '04 Syrah (375 ml for $2.99). All were solid and storage for the older wines appeared OK.

    2. Anything 90 points or above, it's the only stuff that's worth drinking.
      (Just kidding)

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      1. re: RicRios

        Ric,

        So glad that I noticed the parentheses there. I had to do a double-take for your name, and the comment. Then, I read down a bit. [Grin]

        Hunt

      2. 2008 Rivers-Marie Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir x 3
        2008 Rivers-Marie Occidental Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir x 3
        2008 Rivers-Marie Summa Vineyard Pinot Noir x 3
        2008 Rivers-Marie Summa Old Vines Pinot Noir x 3
        2008 Rivers-Marie Theriot chardonnay x 2

        1. With in the last two weeks:
          1 case 2006 Havens Merlot
          1 case 2005 Trailblazer NC Syrah
          mixed case 2005 Basel Cellers Syrah & Merriment
          3 2006 Balboa Winery "Salyulita"
          1 2007 Vietti Barbara d'Asti Tre Vigne
          1 2004 Ch. Lanessan Haut-Medoc
          1 2008 Deboeuf Morgan
          1 2008 Deboeuf Chirobles
          1 2007 Castello di Querceto Chianti Classico
          1 2007 Vitiano Rosso

          1. For me, and considering my advanced age, I am buying many more "ready to drink," or "early aging" wines. I still have enough that will likely peak years after my death, so I am looking "closer to home." Now, that is just me.

            Hunt