Skip to comments.When PA Colored Red, $190 Dom Perignon Worth It?
Posted on 11/04/2012 10:03:10 AM PST by SarahPalin2012
I'm not a drinker, but want to do something special for when PA goes red. Jay Cost (who is the true sage of politics and I think lives in PA), is not formally calling it but reading between the lines I think he thinks we may win. Local Fresh Market has the Dom Perignon (which I've never tried) for $190. Should I?
I say go for it.
You can buy a lot of ammo for $190.
I’d spend the money on more utilitarian things.
No matter who wins, in a lot of these areas things are going to get ‘interesting’.
It is delicious, but I like Bakon Vodka! So do the pups LOL! Seriously, We have a aviary home here in NEPAL, and the one Bozo sign is far outnumbered by RR signs...I do believe this Nation is waking up...
Buy a 12 pack and a case of ammo, you will feel better the next day.
You can get three bottles of Vieuve Cliquot (either orange or white label) for less..and it tastes better.
Get two or three bottles.
If you aren’t a frequent Champagne drinker, you won’t be able to tell the difference between that and a $50 bottle.
Below $50, there is a marked difference so I wouldn’t go any lower.
Note: In countries outside the USA (and in some cases within the USA), Champagne is labelled “Brut.” This is due to a worldwide agreement, which the USA is not a party to, that “Champagne” can only be applied to sparkling wines from grapes from the Champagne region of France.
I would pocket the $100 and go maybe $90.
18 cans of Modello for $17.99 at 7-11!!!
“Come quickly! I am drinking the stars!” ~ Dom Perignon
I’m with the bunch that would rather buy more ammo, but a treat like this would probably be well worth it IF we win.
If we don’t, I would then save it for another historic event in your life and drown your sorrows Tuesday night in Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. ;)
Coat Fo’tee Five cos onlee $5.00.
A bottle of beam a bottle of coke and a case of 308 sp
And you have 12 free targets to practice with.
< grin >
grab a bottle of Thunderbird and have a blast.
DP is bellywash. Bollinger is half the price and ten times better.
(Morgan David 20-20)
Recycling is always good.
I have a cigar. I don’t smoke, but I have a cigar.
Wish I had one of those nifty ones with a GyroJet in it.
Get an inexpensive bottle of Champagne, and the jug size bottle of Old Crow, just in case PA doesn’t go Red. Mrs. ConservativeInPa is actually out shopping for Champagne right now. I have no idea what she is getting. What ever it is, it will be opened when an electoral vote majority is guaranteed. I hope that is PA.
If you’re not a champagne drinker, $190 for bottle of french champagne is a waste of money. It will be good if you drink it, but you are paying such a premium for the name and good champagne will probably all taste about the same to you.
If you have the cash and want to splurge on good stuff, Fifty or sixty dollars on a bottle of Moet and a hundred thirty dollars left over will probably make you much happier.
It depends on whether you like it. Best wine is always the one you like the best. Most French Champagnes are too dry for American tastes. A lot of the reason people want that champagne is it costs a lot therefore it must be good. For a celebration why not, but there are lots of really tasty sparkling wines in the $50-$70 range and you get to drink 3-4 bottles for the priceof one. Personally I like Shramsburg blanch noirs. It’s not that expensive or dry, great flavor, but those are my taste buds.
I would suggest you try the “Sparkling Muskatell,” the finest wine of Idaho. Be sure to smell the bottle cap.
IMHO, Dom is not worth the cost. I have a bottle of 2002 Veuve Clicquot Vintage Reserve Rose chilled and ready to be popped when I hear the words: President-Elect Mitt Romney. This bottle ran me about $85 when bought it in 2010. The vintage reserves Veuve Clicquot sells,puts Dom to shame. I also plan on having a couple of bottles of moscato and a bottle of Jefferson’s Reserve on hand as well.
Wow, appreciate all the responses. So entertaining and sensible. Did not think I’d get the amount and quality of advice.
I’m leaning toward something more sensible like a lot of the posters suggested. Also, I have 6 shotguns and a LOT of ammo.
Thanks to everyone and I’m glad to have you on our side in our fight for freedom and truth.
Absolutely not, there's still two months of drinking days left until January 20 and one bottle ain't gonna get you very far..........
Get two, just in case...
Try Prosecco, $10-$20 a bottle, lower at Whole Foods. Tastes just as good as champagne. I like the driest of drinks (beer, sake, wine). Presecco is not the absolute driest, but it is dry enough for my palate, and satisfies those who like a sweeter drink as well. I’m sure you could find a better use for another $170. Whatever you do, don’t give it to the Red Cross.
Uh, 'Brut' means 'dry'. Specifically, fewer than 12 grams of sugar per liter. 'Extra Brut' is dryer still, fewer than 6 grams of sugar per liter.
That said, when celebrating the victory of good over evil, I recommend (to the original poster) Pol Roger - Churchill's favorite (or Ruinart Rosé, one of my favorites).
I plan on cracking a cold Coor’s Light for every swing state won plus another for every blue state that turns red. I expect this practice to not last long. I will either run out quickly or go to bed early haha
I say buy it, as long as you still have enough scratch to get the things you need....
I was on a cruise and somebody at our table bought that champagne - boy was I disappointed.
Save your money and give it to someone that it would make a difference to - you’ll feel super!
Dom is very, very dry and an acquired taste. If you’re not an oenophile, you’re wasting your money.
Buy something cheaper and donate the rest to a worthy charity.
I know what you’re trying to say, but no. In America it’s labeled sparkling wine. Brut means dry, which describes the sparkling wine. Sparkling wine can be adjectiveless which is sweet, brut which is dry, or extra brut which is very dry.
Next election you should try it with beer. ;)
Shop around -- you can beat that price...
Dave Ramsey would disagree, but I say....
Many labels do not list "Sparkling Wine" since it is so declasse'.
For example, Ferrari "Champagne" just says "Brut" (CAP is specified different ways -- in this case just Methodo Classico)
I can show a lot of others. If it says "Brut" it means dry in the Champagne (or CAP) style/methode.
Likewise there can be sweet Bruts (e.g. N.V. Henri Abele Champagne Brut Cuvée Spéciale).
I was summarizing in that you won't see (or I never have seen) a Brut NOT done as sparkling.
I wanted to note that you can get really good "champagnes" NOT labeled "Champagne" but always labeled "Brut."
I second or third getting the Veuve and using the rest for something else.
Call Suzie Orman to see if you can afford it.
Buy the 16-oz cans, and you’ll have a bigger target!! LOL
No. Mr. claret and I bought a bottle at a charity auction and were less than impressed. Follow everyone else’s advice on which $50.00 champagne is the best. Then spend the other $140.00 on something else - like maybe a case of Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot.
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