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In the book "Silence of the Lambs", Lecter said he'd once eaten a census taker's liver with some fava beans and what wine?
 
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In the movie it was a "nice Chianti." Different in the book? I can't remember!
 
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Chianti, in the movie anyway.

I think he mis-pronounces it in the movie.
 
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I always pass on the liver, it tastes to salty to me.


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So far no correct answers......
 
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Amarone


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94 point Yellow Tail.


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Well, I know what I would have; Pradeaux Bandol Mag 2000
 
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Issa "Big Amarone"


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I like Dave's answer, but GreenDrazi and KillerB are correct. A "big Amerone".

Maybe a little to easy though, so what about this one:

In Casablanca, what Champagne does Captain Renault order for Major Strasser??
 
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'26 Veuve Cliquot


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GreenDrazi..correct again. This may be tougher:

Later though, Sam sings "As Time Goes By". Bogart says "Henri says he'll water the garden with Champagne before he'll let the Germans drink it." What's the bubbly?
 
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Sounds like I need to get the DVD out for that one. Wink


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Big Grin

It's an all around great movie so that's not a bad thing. Dooly Wilson singing is classic.
 
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Ahhhh.....It would seem that after a couple of false starts, victory is mine. Razz
 
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Mumm Cordon Rouge
 
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In the movie, I believe Lecter drank a "kee-aan-tee".
I've always wondered about that obvious mispronounciation. Hopkins is too good an actor to have slipped up accidentally. Was he mocking Agent Starling, or was there something else behind it?


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goerisch....good call and good Champagne/

mneeley...I've also wondered about that. He was a cultural guy afterall.
 
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In the movie, I believe Lecter drank a "kee-aan-tee".
I've always wondered about that obvious mispronounciation. Hopkins is too good an actor to have slipped up accidentally. Was he mocking Agent Starling, or was there something else behind it?

I figured it was a slam against the less intelligent buffoons at the FBI. In the same way the Southerners would say "Yew sure yew ain't Eye-taa-yen?" I can't remember if he said Faa-vaa beans or Fah-vah.
 
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cordon rouge had some quality control problems a few years ago and lost me

is it better, now?
 
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Depends on how it was prepared, Did he sautee it with grilled onions? Amarone.
 
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I believe Mr. Lechter originally wanted to drink the 2003 Don Melchor with the liver, but found it was unavailable after the WS review. He then requested the 2003 Harlan but was shocked by the price increase, and passed on it. He debated about the 2003 Darioush, but then went for the Penny's 96 Block 42, but he too was shafted by WineBid, and did not get a chance to bid. He gave serious consideration for the new 13 Appelations wine, figuring he could cannibalize someone in each appelation, but when he saw the release price he balked on this one too. Finally, he settled on an inexpensive RP90 Aussie Shiraz, but almost gagged at the Big Bold 16% alcohol. What he really wanted was something that was Biodynamically farmed, and expressed it's terroir properly. He waited in vain for his allocation offer from Kosta Brown 2004. Frustrated and disheartned, he finally settled on a Coors Light and went to bed. Big Grin


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Originally posted by GreenDrazi:
'26 Veuve Cliquot


I'd give a part of my liver to taste that.
 
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Wine Joe..I can't wait for your version of the movie. It would make a hilarious short film. Make sure that guy from wineass.com gets a bit part though.

OK men.....In the movie "Blood and Wine" (which takes place in Miami) what does Jack Nicholson drink after suffocating Michael Caine?
 
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Wine Joe...I thought he settled on Sloan.


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