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- barnesy - 04-10-2001 11:30 PM

I am looking for a bottle of champagne, or sparkling if you must, to celebrate when I get my new job. I am lookin for something in the 20-40 dollar range. I don't want the Pol Roger NV Brut. I have already had it, its fabulous, but I want to take the opportunity to try something else. On wine.com, I found a couple in my range that look exceptionally interesting:

1993 Charles Ellner Champagne Brut Seduction
$33, 70% chard, %30% pinot noir

Michel Turgy Champagne Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru
100% chard at $35.

Both were reduced about 13 bucks. My guess to help business along. Has anyone had any experiance with these...will I like them as much as I liked the Pol Roger? What other suggestions do you have, keeping in mind I will probably have to have it shipped to the backwoods of Idaho?

Barnesy


- Innkeeper - 04-11-2001 05:54 AM

Not familiar with either, but that means little. Didn't you get Roberto's "Wine Expo Spring 2001 News?" It is full of great inexpensive Champagne.


- winoweenie - 04-11-2001 08:58 AM

Take IKs' advice. I'll be seeing the dude next week. Say a prayer. WW By the Bye Barnstormer, did you make a connection in Oregon or Wash?

[This message has been edited by winoweenie (edited 04-11-2001).]


- barnesy - 04-11-2001 02:37 PM

I have interviews with Mt Hood and with Columbia Dist. They are the two biggest in the area. I fly into Portland in May for the interviews. I'll probably check out a few of the local wine ships with my sis. See who's selling good vino at a good price and who prices on a "speculator" formula.

I did get the Wine Expo flier, but I don't order from them and most of his selection probably isn't readily available in other places. So any other suggestions would be appreciated.

Barnesy


- winoweenie - 04-11-2001 06:10 PM

Bye the bye, G Chick is probably friends with the owners or sales managers of those distributorships. Call him, he could help. WW