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A Conversation with Remi Cohen About the History of Cliff Lede While Matching Cabernet with East Coast Oysters

Remi and Me Remi Cohen, the general manager of Cliff Lede, and I didn’t start our lunch with the intention of pairing delicate oysters at Montlake Cut with a rich Stags Leap Cabernet, but we found ourselves at the mercy of the strict rules of Texas’ Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC).  That called for ordering a […]

Remi and Me

Remi Cohen, the general manager of Cliff Lede, and I didn’t start our lunch with the intention of pairing delicate oysters at Montlake Cut with a rich Stags Leap Cabernet, but we found ourselves at the mercy of the strict rules of Texas’ Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC).  That called for ordering a Cliff Lede wine from Montlake Cut’s list vs drinking the wines that Remi had brought to pair with our seafood lunch.  The sole wine was the 2013 Cliff Lede Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon, the perfect match with our oysters and tuna poke, right?  And, surprisingly, while I’m not going to run out to pair oysters and cabernet, it went better than I ever would have imagined.

Once we found ourselves in a situation where we needed to roll with the punches, we clicked instantly and found ourselves laughing and storytelling.

 Shots from our Dallas friends winery visit

 More shots from our Dallas friends winery visit

And one last shot from the Dallas friends visit

Remi told me about Cliff Lede’s story, much of which was new to me even though I visited the winery with a group of friends back in 2015.  This was a friend trip vs a blog trip, so my coverage was a little more relaxed.  Cliff, a Canadian born wine lover, purchased family-owned S. Anderson Vineyards in 2002 when he decided that it was time to leave the successful family construction business that he ran with his brother, and follow his passion for wine.  Cliff was a big Bordeaux enthusiast, but he didn’t speak French, so he settled upon relocating to Napa.  He acquired a sixty-acre estate in the Stags Leap District of Napa Valley.  He loved wine and rock and roll.  He had a brainstorm about naming vineyard blocks after his favorite classic rock songs that made sense to him.  And that’s how Moondance, Truckin,’ Dark Side of the Moon, Symphony for the Devil and Hotel California were born, which are now known as “Rock Blocks,’ all made from Bordeaux varietals.

He brought in some big name consultants like Michel Rolland and David Abreu, as vineyard manager, as he built his team.  He also kept his eye on a hillside vineyard, the Richard Chambers Vineyard, which later became the site of the Poetry Vineyard and Inn, an architectural landmark in the valley.  Each of the Poetry Inn’s five suites/rooms is named after a writer and overlook the vineyard.  The “Backstage” is a separate building which features rotating art exhibits – tastings in here are available only via a reservation.  This is where we tasted my last visit with Jerry Garcia’s artwork as our backdrop.

One notable thing about David Abreu’s style is that he brings in budwood and clonal selections from other well-known and cultivated vineyards.  Chris Tynin, who was formerly the assistant winemaker at Colgin came on in 2012 as the winemaker.

We then talked about the wines we were originally going to try, which I ended up bringing to my neighborhood girl’s wine club later that night.

First, was the only white that bears the Cliff Lede name – the 2016 Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc.  This is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Musqué clone and Sémillon.  Remi described it as modern meets Old World.  Concrete eggs meet non-filtered.   It has a gorgeous minerality and was full of tropical fruit, Meyer lemon, crème brulee and honeysuckle.  I love this wine.

We then spent some time talking about the 2014 Scarlet Love, which was a mashup of two estate vineyard blocks named after Cliff’s favorite rock songs – the Grateful Dead’s “Scarlet Begonias” in the Twin Peaks vineyard and from Cream’s “Sunshine of Your Love” in the Poetry vineyard.  It is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc and Petit Verdot.  I tasted black cherry, blackberry, dark chocolate, cassis and candied fig.

We then talked about the FEL wines, named after Cliff’s mom, Florence Elsie Lede, who was a garage winemaker.  She inspired his love for wine and food.  FEL Wines produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris from the Anderson Valley and the Sonoma Coast.  Cliff hired Winemaker Ryan Hodgins, to help find the Savoy vineyard.  That’s where the production began with five pinot noirs, two chardonnays and one pinot gris using Anderson Valley grapes.

I  sampled two FEL wines:

2016 FEL Pinot Gris – this is a burst of tropical fruit, citrus and minerality.  It’s refreshing and a perfect patio wine.  It would have been the perfect wine for the oysters, but was not meant to be that day.

2014 FEL Savoy Vineyard Pinot Noir – this is how a pinot noir should express itself.  Notes of black currant, black cherry, earthiness and herbs.  It’s elegant and I had to make the wine club girls share this wine or it would have disappeared instantly.

We then shifted to Remi’s personal story of how she got to Cliff Lede.  In 2010, she was working as a vineyard consultant and Cliff became one of her clients.  He was in the mode of working with some great consultants, but wanted to lay the foundation for having his own people.  In 2011, a very challenging vintage, she led her first team from farming to harvest.  This success saw her grow in several different roles from the Director of Winemaking and Vineyards to today’s General Manager and Vice President Role.

Remi loves this family and is dedicated to evangelizing these wines.  She was in Dallas for the first ‘House of Cab Dallas’ tasting where Stags Leap District vintners and owners came together to debut cabernets and current releases from 13 different SLD vintners.  Unfortunately, she landed back home and the wildfires began in Northern California on Sunday night.  My story with Remi is not about the fire and the devastation, but I can tell you that our back and forth, fast and furious correspondence over the next few days on the state of the winery, Cliff Lede employees, her residence and her boyfriend’s residence, this is a woman that cares about this winery and this city.  Thankfully all employees and their residences were untouched, most the harvest was in barrel and the winery as well as the Poetry Inn were unscathed due to the very hard work of firefighters.  Remi knows how lucky they were and is dedicated to help Napa and her winery brethren in efforts to rebuild.

Rising from the Ashes: Lessons I Learned 19 Years Ago to Rebound After a Housefire

Please note that I am only posting this story because I have been asked to by several friends who are living the wildfire nightmare in California.  This is not to compare my story with theirs as the details are very different, but in the hope that my story – especially the what to do after […]

Please note that I am only posting this story because I have been asked to by several friends who are living the wildfire nightmare in California.  This is not to compare my story with theirs as the details are very different, but in the hope that my story – especially the what to do after — helps someone affected in some capacity.  The photos will be mismatched as they are from photo albums and are all sizes (and some are in better shape than others).


 
Nineteen years ago a fire raged through our condo displacing eight families.

Pug the One Eyed Adopted Pug Dog Who Survived The Fire 

The pounding on the front door at 4:30 a.m. was loud and frantic.  I remember rolling over and saying to my husband, “this better be good.”  Suddenly the choke of the smoke hit me.  I was immediately awake — our condo was on fire.  We went into automatic mental checklist mode.  Get dressed.  Get out.  Grab animals.  Nothing pragmatic or sentimental entered that thought process.  Ironically, two nights before, we had unplugged our fire alarm.  The batteries were low so it was beeping every few minutes and getting very annoying.  We planned to purchase some batteries over the weekend figuring it was no big deal.  Our early rising neighbor, who woke us up with the pounding, was the alarm that easily saved our lives.

As we went down the stairs, you could feel the heat from our neighbor’s place coming through the walls.  If you had asked me then, even with the fire raging before me, if the condo was really going to burn to the ground, I would have never, ever said yes.  Even in the midst of the inferno, you still make irrational decisions not thinking it will really ever happen.  Our neighbor, who accidentally started the fire, had to use a chair to break a window to escape.  My husband ran back in to get him a pair of shorts as he was standing outside in nothing but his underwear.  Now, my husband did not get his new shorts, just bought the weekend prior, but instead dug down in the dresser for an older pair of shorts.  The new shorts were left to burn.

As I sat there, just a few minutes later, watching the furor of nature consume what was once my home, I went back and forth between complete breakdown and being awe inspired about the power of nature.  My most humbling moment still to this day was walking up to that Red Cross truck because all I had to my name was my purse (thank god John thought to grab it), a grubby T-shirt, a pair of underwear and nasty shorts.  No toothbrush, no contacts, no toiletries, no bra, no shoes.  There were no shoes in my size at the Red Cross truck.  For a day, I walked around in men’s size 9 cleats.  There is no vanity in a fire.  There are however, television cameras everywhere wanting to ask a myriad of stupid questions and to capture your grief.  Avoid them.  The last thing you want to become is the face of misery.

All day a string of friends (and strangers) came to offer their love, support and the opening of their homes. Communities can be amazing.  I am a very proud person and I struggled with taking their kind offers.  I quickly learned to swallow my pride.  I also have seen a lot of bashing of the Red Cross on earlier forums.  I can tell you from personal experience that they were a lifesaver for me.  They offered us hotel vouchers, but we had amazing friends that told us that their home was open to us and then followed that up with letting us stay for months while we got on our feet.  I cannot tell you how much that ability to have a home base, some normality, much wine and laughter helped during a time of so much uncertainty and sadness.

First, you must understand that you will never have the same version of normal again.  It’s been 19 years and I have yet to light a fire.  I am just now at the point where I can light candles in my house.  That is okay.  It’s just your new reality.

Let’s start with the steps you need to take to rebuild your residence once you are in a place where it is safe to do so:

Contact Your Insurance Agent ASAP

Contact your insurance company.  Ask what to do about the immediate needs of your home. Ask about money and vouchers to cover your temporary needs.  This includes pumping out water and covering doors, windows and other openings as well as food, clothing, shelter, etc.   Ask your insurance company what to do first.  Some companies may ask you to make a list of everything that was damaged by the fire.  They will ask you to describe these items in detail and say how much you paid for them.  This is important.  Think about this carefully.  Go room by room and visualize each drawer, cabinet, etc.  Your junk drawer is probably much more valuable than you think.  It’s hard, it’s painful.  You will cry.  It will take time.  The Internet will help you will value things. Do not undervalue things based on age.  You have to replace them at full market cost.   I have found this approach to be a smart one.  Someone recommended, after our fire, that we should have gone around our house and video taped every room, closet, draw, etc.  Wish we had received that advice before the fire.

If You Do Not Have Insurance

If you do not have insurance, your family and community might help you get back on your feet.  Crowdfunding is also an option.

Organizations that might help include:

American Red Cross.
Salvation Army.
Religious organizations.
Public agencies, such as the public health department.
Community groups.
State or municipal emergency services.
Nonprofit crisis-counseling centers.

Finances

Get in touch with your landlord or mortgage lender ASAP.  Contact your credit card company to report credit cards that were lost and request replacements.  Save your receipts for any money you spend.  The receipts may be needed later by the insurance company.  You will need the receipts to prove any losses claimed on your tax return.

Cleaning the Damage (if applicable)

There are companies that specialize in restoration.  Make sure insurance covers this.  Get estimates in writing and get your insurance to provide referenced companies.

Submitting Your Claims for Home and Personal Belongings

Talk with your insurance company about how to learn the value of your home and property.  This is an arduous process.  Talk to people that have been through the process.  I am happy to talk to any of you about the lessons that I learned.

The Important Documents You Need to Replace 

Driver’s license, auto registration.
Bankbooks (checking, savings, etc.).
Insurance policies.
Military discharge papers.
Passports.
Birth, death and marriage certificates.
Divorce papers (if appropriate).
Social Security or Medicare cards.
Credit cards.
Titles to deeds.
Stocks and bonds.
Wills.
Medical records.
Warranties.
Income tax records.
Citizenship papers.
Prepaid burial contract.
Animal registration papers.
Mortgage papers.

Sounds Cliché, But If You Had Money Laying Around (Now You Have to Prove This With Burnt Money)…

Try not to handle it.  If you have at least half the bill,  your Federal Reserve Bank will replace it.  Go to your nearest one or you can mail it to:

“Registered mail, return receipt requested” to:

Department of the Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing Of ce of Currency Standards
P.O. Box 37048
Washington, DC 20013

Damaged or melted coins may be taken to your regional Federal Reserve Bank or mailed by

“registered mail, return receipt requested” to:

Superintendent U.S. Mint P.O. Box 400 Philadelphia, PA 19105

To replace U.S. savings bonds that are destroyed or mutilated, get the Department of Treasury Form PD F-1048 (I) from your bank or at www.ustreas.gov and mail to:

Department of the Treasury Bureau of the Public Debt Savings Bonds Operations P.O. Box 1328

Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328

And now the personal stuff….

A few lessons here because personal is, well, personal and might be totally different for you….  Stuff is stuff.  And then it’s your stuff and it’s gone.  It’s a hard burden to bear.

Start with the shoes

I remember going to Northpark Mall, a Dallas shopper’s paradise, to try to replace my wardrobe.  Four hours went by and I remember meeting my husband with his full shopping bags.  I had nothing.  The process of knowing where to even start so overwhelmed me that I sat on a bench and just cried.  The cliché that every woman wants a new wardrobe was just false for me under the circumstances.  I started with Designer Shoe Warehouse and a bag of shoes and progressed one step at a time.  Then I started to rebuild.

The smoke smell will linger

As much as you try, you will not be able to get the smell of smoke out of your lungs for a long time.  If you have a place to go back to and they are able to save any of your stuff, it will linger in everything.  It just doesn’t go away.  As much as you want to save things, sometimes it is a blessing to have it declared a loss.

Dig through the dirt

We combed through our rubble.  It was a lot and you have to wait until the smoldering stops, which takes days.  But we found a few precious possessions intact.  One being our wedding album.  Amazingly, a portion of the second story floor collapsed on the coffee table where our wedding album was sitting and it was kind of sealed from the fire.   When all of your pictures, letters and special possessions are no longer, I cannot tell you what it meant to find that wedding album that could never be replaced.

Take the help

As Nike says.  Just do it.  Take the vouchers.  Take the bag of clothes.  Take the donations.  You are rebuilding your life.  Your way to give it back is to show gratitude.  Pay it forward. I promise you will never look at the world the same way again.

You will laugh.  You will cry

Both are okay.  Both are human.  Your perspective will be forever changed.

Keep your sense of humor

Approximately one month after the fire, we went to a Halloween party.  A friend of ours was an Associate Fire Chief in the Dallas Fire Department.  She lent us full fire gear.  Was it the right thing to do?  For us, absolutely….  Friends threw us a fire shower with the movie Backdraft in the background.  Was it twisted?  Absolutely.  Was it us?  Absolutely.  Did it help?  Absolutely.  And, it was a lot easier on our liver in the long run.

Do something daring. 

I had a Leadership Dallas retreat that my husband literally pushed me out the door to attend two days after the fire.  Part of our retreat included an obstacle course where we had the choice to climb a ladder up a very tall telephone pole and jump. Not everyone did it.  I did.

People are good

People are good.  People are very, very good.  It will take you a village to come back from this and you will.  Anything that I can personally do to help you as you bounce back from your new normal, please let me know.  #sonomastrong #napastrong #pasoroblesstrong #mendocinostrong

Sources include FEMA and several insurance companies.  To donate, you can text the word CAWILDFIRES to 90999 to make a $10 donation to the Red Cross.

 

District 30 Craft Bar and Kitchen: Bringing Together An Entire District with A Sense of Place Creating An Impact

Today I am completely throwing myself under the bus for reporting late about the opening of District 30 Craft Bar and Kitchen, a cool (newish) gastropub that opened late last Summer.  I attended the media soft opening in late August where we tried a variety of innovative cocktails, craft beers, wines, appetizers, entrees and desserts […]

Today I am completely throwing myself under the bus for reporting late about the opening of District 30 Craft Bar and Kitchen, a cool (newish) gastropub that opened late last Summer.  I attended the media soft opening in late August where we tried a variety of innovative cocktails, craft beers, wines, appetizers, entrees and desserts served by a great staff.

District 30 was named after its congressional district located in the heart of Oak Lawn.  The demographics of the district are diverse, yet is it known as being united.  That is the premise of the restaurant – bringing together people to dine, sip and gather.  You’ll find a meshing of American, Italian and even Tex Mex fused together and the premise to be a neighborhood place.

Our appetizers included the unique ahi tuna mini crisps that are served with wasabi spiced avocado and pickled ginger, tempura asparagus sticks, and stuffed Portobello mushroom caps filled with garlic, spinach, and cream cheese.

 

We then tried the chicken and jalapeno dumplings and the braised beef short ribs in a red wine sauce over mashed Yukon gold potatoes with green beans.  We were completely stuffed at that point but they brought spring lamb lollipops pan seared with a cashew and mini pesto crust with roasted fingerling potatoes and vegetables.  This was followed by the grilled Mahi Mahi served with a pineapple Pico de Gallo and the seared scallops with sautéed spinach, Portobello mushrooms with a roasted corn and vanilla bean cream sauce.

The desserts included a chocolate nut brownie and a bread pudding.

District 30 is owned by twin brothers Mark and Dirk Kelcher, of Kelcher Entertainment Group, which also includes The Cedars Social.  Well-known Chef Mike Smith, formerly the Sous Chef of The Green Room and who worked at Arcodoro/Pomodoro and The Common Table in the past, is leading the kitchen.

This is a place that will quickly become a neighborhood stop in for lunch, brunch, dinner and late night drinks, and one that has earned the right to put the gastropub title next to its drinks and food.

 

Coravin Aims to Change the Game for Screwtop Wines: My Taste Test of the Latest Coravin Innovation

Any serious wine lover will tell you that having a Coravin has changed their ability to open and taste wines.  Coravin allows a wine lover to truly sample by using a blast of argon which makes the cork essentially seal itself again.  Friends swear by the fact that they have used the Coravin to preserve […]

Any serious wine lover will tell you that having a Coravin has changed their ability to open and taste wines.  Coravin allows a wine lover to truly sample by using a blast of argon which makes the cork essentially seal itself again.  Friends swear by the fact that they have used the Coravin to preserve bottles for over a year.  That doesn’t happen in our house (due to the fact that a bottle of wine does not have that type of shelf life).

And now Coravin has released a new accessory released by Coravin claiming to keep screw cap wines fresh for up to three months after breaking the seal.  They sent me the device to give it a shot.  The caps are said to be able to endure 50 punctures, making them reusable for around 10 bottles of wine.

 

So, how does it work?

  • Grab a bottle of screw cap wine. I choose the 2014 Schlid Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from Barossa Valley.  Because it had been a bit since I last used my Coravin, I was out of Argon.  I immediately got on Amazon and ordered a new two pack of Coravin canisters.
  • Reload Coravin with new canister.
  • Remove and discard existing screwcap and replace with Coravin screw cap.
  • Push the hollow needle of the Coravin through Coravin screw cap.
  • Continue to use Coravin as usual.

After pouring, remove the needle, the Corvin screw cap will re-seal to protect the wine from oxidation.

This worked like a charm as it usually does for the cork bottles.  I adore my Coravin for my more expensive bottles.  It has changed my life as it has given me the ability to just open that special bottle and drink it over time.  I’d have to make sure my screw cap bottles were special to shell out $29.95 for a six pack of the canisters.  But with higher end wines like Plump Jack relying on screw tops, there is a need for the Coravin screw top.

Another Edition of the Round Up of Wine: Six Countries, Twenty Four Wines

It’s time for another wine round up column filled with some of my favorite samples.  This time I tried 46 wines from six countries with 24 making the cut today. Sparkling NV Ferrari Rose Sparking – I’ve had the amazing opportunity of visiting Ferrari back in April.  To read more, click here.  Ferrari Trento was […]

It’s time for another wine round up column filled with some of my favorite samples.  This time I tried 46 wines from six countries with 24 making the cut today.

Sparkling

NV Ferrari Rose Sparking – I’ve had the amazing opportunity of visiting Ferrari back in April.  To read more, click here.  Ferrari Trento was awarded the title of “Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year” in this year’s edition of The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships, the second time it has won this title.  I tasted wild strawberries, cassis, floral notes and fresh baked bread.

NV Gloria Ferrer Brut Rose — I had to chance to try this back in June at a lunch with Steven Urberg, the winemaker.  My notes at the time – stone fruit, apple, honey, vanilla, crème brulee and black cherry.  Still held true.  Here’s the conversation from that day here.

NV Torresella Prosecco DOC – very drinkable with notes of pear, apple, almond and almost a honey baked bread.

Whites

Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc – this is a tasty sauvignon blanc with lots of minerality, lime, grapefruit and herbal notes.

2015 Amici Sauvignon Blanc – zesty is a great way to describe this wine.  There was a burst of passion fruit, pear, flowers and lemongrass.  It also had a nice minerality.

2016 Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc – Hess is always dependable choice for Sauvignon Blanc. Notes of lemons, lime, green apple, grapefruit and white pepper.

Chardonnay

2015 Jon Nathaniel Lavender Hill Vineyard Chardonnay – this was one of the top chardonnays that I have tried all year.  I tasted a balanced wine with honey, vanilla, pear, apple, graham cracker and spice.  You got a little creaminess, you got a little oak, but most importantly, you received a great balance in this wine.

2016 Flora Springs Chardonnay – this was a very easy drinking chardonnay with notes of crème brulee, stone fruit, citrus, green apple, lemon, spice and vanilla.

2015 Feudo Zirtari Inzolia Chardonnay – this was a value-oriented chardonnay that had a nice balance of fruit and flowers with some nuttiness.

Other Varietals

2016 Tenuta Sassoregale Vermentino Maremma Toscana DOC – very easy drinking with lots of citrus, lemon, lime, yellow apple and lots of fruit.  A nice austerity.

2015 Kettmeir Pinot Bianco – green apple, pear, minerality and floral notes.

NV Locations by Dave Phinney CA-4 – this first white California blend features Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, and Roussanne grapes from Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino.  Lots of stone fruit with tropical, citrus and oak notes.  I could spot California instantly from my first sip.

NV Locations by Dave Phinney Corse – this 100 percent Vermentino was delicious and one of my favorite Locations wines to date.  I tasted Meyer lemon, pear, lime, a nuttiness, herbal notes and almost a honey texture.  This also had a nice minerality and I couldn’t stop sipping it.

Reds

Bordeaux

2012 Chateau Moulin De La Roquille Bourdeaux – this was definitely a value Bordeaux and it needed a little time to open in the glass.  I tasted red currant, cherry, cassis, Asian spice, cedar plank and dried flowers.

Merlot

 

2015 Rombauer Merlot (Carneros) – very juicy with blueberry, plum, cedar, cherry and fig newton.  It’s a big merlot, but it’s a Rombauer.

Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 Amici Cabernet Sauvignon – each year I smile when my Amici samples come in because they are consistently good.  I tasted blackberry, currant, chocolate, violets, herbs and licorice.

2013 Rombauer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Selection – Rombauer is known for its very big wines, which defines its wine making style.  This wine, however, I could only define as an elegant grab yourself a “chaise lounge, recline and take a sip” kinda of wine.  As I raised the inky black glass I tasted blackberry, cassis, licorice, cherries, blueberries, chocolate, vanilla, dried flowers and mocha.  Give this time in your cellar and it will reward you.

2015 Z Alexander Brown Uncaged Cabernet Sauvignon – this wine comes from Zac Brown, the musician. I tasted blackberry, plum, Asian spice, cherry, pepper and it had a nice balance.

Pinot Noir

2015 Diora La Petite Grace Pinot Noir – I had not had many Monterrey Pinot Noirs, but if Diora was any indication, I’ve been missing out.  This was an elegant and soft pinot that had earthy notes of dark cherry, mocha, spice and chocolate.

Other/Red Blend

 

2014 Troon Vineyard Estate Tannat – this is an example of why tannat can stand on its own and Troon does it well.  I tasted notes of blueberry, blackberry, graphite, pepper, herbs and a nice earthiness.

2014 Smith Hook Proprietary Red Blend – blackberry, blueberry, cassis, cherry, oak, smoke and vanilla.

2014 Trivento Amado Sur – black fruit, strawberries, cherries and a nice spice makes this an easy drinking red right in time for football season.

2014 Finca San Blas Lomalta Crianza – red fruit, balsamic and a little spice.  This is a well priced wine worth seeking out and a region in Spain worthy of attention.

2015 Messina Hof Sangiovese “Artist Series” – paired well with food.  I tasted black and red fruit, leather and spice.

Dessert/Port

Six Grapes is one of Graham’s Original Port blends.  This Reserve Porto is dessert in a glass with plum and chocolate covered cherries.