Slog Poll: What Is a "Leonetti's with Dinner"?

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Leonetti Cellar makes some great--but not cheap--wine.
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@1 - Have I told you lately that you're no fun?
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@2) Have I told you that I still voted for "Theatrical reading of Mario/Luigi slashfic"?
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95 POINTS
Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2009
More than 30 years after Gary and Nancy Figgins founded the winery—the first in the Walla Walla Valley—Leonetti Cellar continues to make lay-down-worthy wines that stand among the state’s best. Here second-generation winemaker Chris Figgins crafts a cabernet sauvignon for the ages, loaded with opulent fruit, earth, and barrel flavors. $88
http://www.seattlemet.com/bars-and-night…
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Leonetti is only okay, and this comes from someone with some in his cellar. If you have that much money, buy d'Armailhac or something like that for less.
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@3 - This might be an event at the next unofficial Slog Happy. I will discuss it with Baconcat.
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4, Mmmm, barrel flavors...
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I want to believe someone
#1 says the wine is great
#5 says the wine is only okay
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@5 Are you mad? Leonetti is delicious! But I do not have a cellar, just an old closet, so what do I know.
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...not slang for a handjob...?? what! That explains all those awkward rich people events I've been too...I was just trying to fit in!
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@8 I think it's safe to say that it's not priced conservatively. That help?
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Sir Hosni Stink,

Gracias, that should help
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My opinion is it is very good wine, but high priced. The small amount of extra "goodness" is not worth being 3x to 4x the price of some very nice wines. But your mileage may vary.
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What we should really be pissed off about is the inexcusable stray apostrophe "s" contaminating the end of Leonetti like some sort of dick cheese.
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@5 is right. Leonetti is overrated and overpriced. It's great wine, but it's still coasting on the fumes of its 1978 cab. There are better places to invest your wine dollar, even right here in little ol' Washington. If you do buy a Leonetti, aerate the f out of it. You can't coax its full flavor out of it - you have to wrestle it.
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There are a ton of WA wines out there with more bang for your buck. Off the top of my head, Gramercy, Waters, Cadence, Mark Ryan, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera...

Their cabs (or Bordeaux blends) are just as good if not better, and run $30ish less a bottle.

Leo gets credit for being around at the beginning, but an entire industry has built up around them.
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Oh, and the other project the Figgens family has their fingers in, Drew Blesoe's 'Doubleback' cab, is actually way more fun to drink...
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Drew Bledsoe, that is. I can't type today.
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I unwittingly posted this to the comment thread before this one first, but I think you might all possibly be wrong here. According to Google, the #1 result for Leonetti's is Leonetti's Frozen Foods. So, this could also mean STROMBOLI (all-caps theirs) shipped in from Philly and nuked to perfection for the honored freinds to enjoy with dinner.
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MacCroc, I would be delighted for the opportunity to read slashfic of any genre at a USH. Just sayin'.
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@20 - We are working on it. In the mean time, please gather whatever slash you'd like to read.