Open some space in your cellar for a collection you don't want to miss! For anyone who loves first-growth Bordeaux and classic Burgundy, this is the wine lot for you. An amazing assemblage of an outstanding vintage, these beauties will make you the envy of any wine collector and provide years of drinking enjoyment for all the special occasions in your life. This collection includes ten French classics all from the 2009 vintage (nine750ml bottles and one magnum).
They are, with Robert Parker's scores:
ˇ 2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild (100 Points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau Margaux (99 Points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau Mouton Rothschild (99 points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau d'Yquem (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau Petrus (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Cheval Blanc (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau Latour (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau Haut-Brion (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion (100 points)
ˇ 2009 Domaine de la Romanee Conti, La Tache, en magnum (98 points)
Some of the adjectives Mr. Parker used in his effusive praise of these wines include: "Glorious," "Oh-so-decadent," "Powerful," "Classic," "Head-turning," and "Etheral." He's the expert. We just share his findings as evidence that this collection is truly stellar.
Embark on a wine journey like no other as you enjoy insider's access to Napa Valley with Alycia Mondavi and her family. Two couples will enjoy an exclusive two-night stay at the Mondavi guest house set among the vineyards on Howell Mountain. Wake up to vineyard views. Stroll among the pine and Madrone trees, before meeting up with Alycia and her sisters for a
tour of the vineyards and estate followed by a seated wine luncheon and in-depth tasting with the family.
One afternoon of your visit, partake in the Delicacies Wine and Food Pairing at the heart of Piazza Del Dotto, embodying Dave Del Dotto's philosophy that wine tasting should be a complete sensory experience. Begin with a group barrel tasting of five of Del Dotto's highly-rated world class wines in the stunning marble lined caves you will then be seated with your guests at a communal table to enjoy a welcome bite plus four luxurious small plates each paired a different wine.
Further your adventure with additional tastings at the Reynolds Family Winery on Silverado Trail. Head up to Spring Mountain Vineyard for a VIP tour and tasting at Terra Valentine and cap the whole thing with a tour and tasting of Jarvis Estate Winery.
o Two night stay for two couples (four total) at Mondavi guest house (weeknights preferred or weekends November-February)
o An in-depth tasting of Mondavi family's wines and a luncheon!
o Piazza Delicacies Wine & Food Pairing at Del Dotto Vineyards: offered Thursday - Sunday at 11:30am & 2:30pm: (Please allow approximately two hours for the experience)
o VIP tasting at Reynolds Family Winery on Silverado Trail
o VIP tasting on top of Spring Mountain at Terra Valentine
o VIP Tour and tasting at Jarvis Estate Winery
o Airfare for four people
Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an ART! You and eleven guests will have the opportunity to join Chef Gabriele Bertaccini for a unique culinary experience. Bask in a private dinner for twelve guests which includes Chef Gabe's five-course dinner at the exclusive 'Chef's Den.' Each course will be paired with Barolo & Barbaresco Vintages from the Damilano Wine Family. You are in good company ? Chef Gabe was the recipient of 'BEST OF THE VALLEY '2011 and 2012 award by luxury magazine Arizona Foothills, 'BEST OF PHOENIX' by Phoenix Magazine and regularly appears in local and national publications. To complete this fine dining experience, you'll have custom luxury invitations, menus and place cards designed by highly sought-after Victoria York Designs. Finally, you and your guests will travel in style with driver service provided by Southwest Luxury Sedan.
Restrictions apply: Excluding major holidays, please contact 424.644.4387 to schedule dinner. Booking based on availability. The certificate has no face value. Expiration of one year from the date of auction.
Whether you're coming from afar or having a staycation, Chicago can be your kind of town! Experience Chicago at its finest with a two night stay at the Trump Tower Chicago with luxurious accommodations! Over the weekend you'll enjoy a private dining suite for four, looking into the kitchen of one of the finest steakhouses in the city; Steak 48. Executive Chef Brian Key will also spend time with you and your guests. As Steak 48's Executive Chef, he embraces the restaurant's mission to offer an uplifting twist on the classic steakhouse menu, featuring the best in prime steaks, wagyu beef and seafood, as well as non-traditional chef-inspired appetizers and side dishes that result in an unforgettable experience.
Then spend your Sunday experiencing a Chicago Bears game first class. You will enjoy four tickets to the United Club at Soldier Field to watch the Chicago Bears celebrate their 100th Year Anniversary in the NFL. The club's best feature is the climate-controlled club lounges which fans will be able to escape to during the cold months! The area also features more than 100 flat screen TV's, private entrances and restrooms, eight full-service bars, upscale concessions and cushioned seats! Come out and watch the Bears defend their NFC North title (and maybe go to the Super Bowl)!
o Two hotel rooms for two a two night stay at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
o Private Dining Suite for four at Steak 48 with special appearance by Chef Brian Key
o Chicago Bears tickets for four in the United Club
o Airfare for four people
The Skywalker Vineyards estate winery in Marin County is pushing the boundaries of grape growing to realize new and distinguished flavors. A coastal fog funneling its way through the Nicasio gap meets a warm Mediterranean-like climate, resulting in unique wines. This package includes a 2018 Rose of Pinot Noir, a 2017 Chardonnay, and a 2014 Pinot Noir - all bundled in a handsome wooden crate.