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2006 Saxum "32" James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 4-bottle lot of 2006 Saxum "32" James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles Rhône Blend (97RP). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The other experimental cuvee is the 2006 "32" James Berry Vineyard. A blend of 43% Syrah, 38% Grenache, and 19% Mourvedre aged 32 months in small barrels and demi-muids, it boasts loads of kirsch liqueur, lavender, pepper, spice box, and earth characteristics along with a voluptuous texture and stunning richness. Sadly, there are fewer than 100 cases of this gorgeous wine. " (08/2009) 

This lot contains the following items:
2006 Saxum "32" James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 4)


End Date: Jul 1 2015 4:30PM PT

Current Bid: $500.00
Place Bid
RP 97

2008 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Panoplie" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this bottle of 2008 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Panoplie" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (96RP, 94JS, 94ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2008 Esprit de Beaucastel ‘Panoplie’ flows with the essence of dark plums, black cherries, licorice and leather. It is bigger, richer and darker than the straight Esprit, with more inner palate sweetness and sheer power. Tar, spices, iron, crushed rocks and a host of other dark aromas and flavors give the Panoplie much of its distinctive brooding, inward personality ... This is a fabulous effort from Tablas Creek. (AG)" (08/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Panoplie" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 1)


End Date: Jul 2 2015 11:30AM PT

Current Bid: $60.00
Place Bid
RP 96 JS 94 ST 94

2005 Domaine Olivier Hillaire "Les Petits Pieds d'Armand" Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2005 Domaine Olivier Hillaire "Les Petits Pieds d'Armand" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (95WS, 92RP, 92ST). Wine Spectator: "A lovely beam of crème de cassis runs through this silky, rich red, which also sports licorice, black tea and raspberry ganache notes. The long, fine-grained finish lets the fruit play out, almost leaving a heady impression, but the minerality sits in reserve and keeps this honest." (10/2007) 

This lot contains the following items:
2005 Domaine Olivier Hillaire "Les Petits Pieds d'Armand" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 2 2015 3:00PM PT

Current Bid: $70.00
Place Bid
WS 95 RP 92 ST 92

2007 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend
Bid on this 6-bottle lot of 2007 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend (99RP, 98WS, 96ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2007 Bone Rock, which comes from the James Berry Vineyard (82% Syrah, 13% Mourvedre, and the rest Grenache, also aged 28 months in a combination of smaller barrels, demi-muids, and pungeons), is super as well. Like its late-released sibling, it has an inky/purple color to the rim and an extraordinary, soaring set of aromatics consisting of spring flowers, pepper, graphite, blackberry and blueberry fruit with hints of raspberry and licorice and jus de viande as well. The extraordinary freshness and elegance of this wine leads to a minerality that even eclipses the Heart Stone. The finish goes on for a good 45+ seconds, and the purity is awesome. This extraordinary wine completes the 2007 portfolio of unbelievable efforts from the Smiths. (RP)" (08/2010) 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend (qty: 6)


End Date: Jul 2 2015 4:30PM PT

Current Bid: $1200.00
Place Bid
RP 99 WS 98 ST 96

1998 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 1998 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape (95WS, 92RP, 90ST). Wine Spectator: "Very youthful, with a juicy blast of red plum and fig fruit flavors on a racy frame, this also has plenty of spice, tar, plum cake and mineral in reserve, as the finish shows more structure and slowly darkens with time in the glass. Only just starting to hit its stride.--1998 Châteauneuf-du-Pape retrospective. Drink now through 2027." (09/2007) 

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1998 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 3 2015 12:00PM PT

Current Bid: $160.00
Place Bid
WS 95 RP 92 ST 90

2007 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2007 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape (99RP, 97WS, 95ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "It is unquestionably one of the great Chateauneufs of my lifetime...Wow, what potential complexity, mind-boggling richness, and compelling flavor profile are apparent. It is a sublime expression of the art of winemaking as evidenced by its dense purple color and big, sweet kiss of kirsch, framboise, blackberries, licorice, roasted herbs, and smoked meat. It hits the palate with a fascinating combination of substance, power, full-bodied authority yet extraordinary freshness, elegance, and precision. Give it 3-4 years of cellaring, and watch it unleash its glory over the next three decades. This is a prodigious wine of great quality from one of the most important reference point estates in Chateauneuf du Pape. 99+ (RP)" (10/2009) 

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2007 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 3 2015 3:00PM PT

Current Bid: $280.00
Place Bid
RP 99 WS 97 ST 95

2007 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (1.5L)
Bid on this magnum of 2007 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (1.5L) (100RP, 98WS, 97ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Utter perfection, and one of the most profound Rhone Ranger wines I have ever tasted... As with many prodigious wines, the extraordinary freshness, purity, equilibrium, and singularity of this effort is breathtaking. Its dense purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary, incredibly pure, all enveloping, intense, sweet nose of black raspberries, kirsch, spring flowers, spice box, and pepper. Full-bodied with not a hard edge to be found, it is stunningly concentrated with unreal purity, a voluptuous texture, and remarkable freshness for a wine of such power, depth, and concentration." (08/2009) 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (1.5L) (qty: 1)


End Date: Jul 3 2015 4:30PM PT

Current Bid: $605.00
Place Bid
RP 100 WS 98 ST 97

2008 Linne Calodo "Rising Tides" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2008 Linne Calodo "Rising Tides" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (93ST, 93WS, 92RP). Wine Spectator: "Juicy wild berry and blackberry jam flavors are intense, pure, focused and persistent in this full-blown red, picking up roasted herb, scorched earth and mineral notes. All in all, a fascinating range of flavors. Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2018. " (02/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Linne Calodo "Rising Tides" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 3)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 12:30PM PT

Current Bid: $120.00
Place Bid
ST 93 WS 93 RP 92

2007 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Rouge" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2007 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Rouge" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (96RR, 95RP, 94ST, 94WS, 93IWR, 90WE). Rhone Report: "Truly exceptional, and showing every bit as good as last year...delivers awesome aromatics reminiscent of a top ‘07 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, showing pure blackberry, kirsch, licorice, incense, and herbed rubbed meaty notes. Dense, concentrated, and fantastically textured, this full bodied beauty should drink well for 10 to 15 years. " (11/2010) 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel Rouge" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 1:00PM PT


2011 Big Basin Vineyards Red Tasting Lot
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2011 Big Basin Vineyards Red Tasting Lot, including 1-bottle of 2011 Big Basin Vineyards "Paderewski Vineyard " Paso Robles Rhone Blend, 1-bottle of 2011 Big Basin Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir, and 1-bottle of 2011 Big Basin Vineyards "Alfaro Family Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir. 

This lot contains the following items:
2011 Big Basin Vineyards "Alfaro Family Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir (qty: 1)
2011 Big Basin Vineyards "Paderewski Vineyard " Paso Robles Rhone Blend (qty: 1)
2011 Big Basin Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir (qty: 1)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 3:00PM PT

Current Bid: $120.00
Place Bid
AG 92 RP 92 ST 90

2010 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this bottle of 2010 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape (99RP, 98WS, 96ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape flirts with perfection. A classic blend of 65% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre and the rest Syrah, Vaccarese and Counoise, all aged in large foudres in Clos des Papes's air-conditioned and humidity-controlled wine cellar, the wine boasts a dense purple color along with lots of gorgeously pure black raspberry, black currant and kirsch liqueur notes intermixed with notions of spring flowers, tapenade, licorice and spice box. This dense, full-bodied, powerful Chateauneuf is also remarkably fresh and well-delineated. It even exceeded the 2007 in natural alcohol, coming in at 15.9%. With an extraordinary texture and considerable tannin in the finish, it will benefit from 3-5 years of bottle age, and is built for 25-30 years of cellaring. Don't miss it! This admirably run estate has essentially been practicing biodynamic farming for nearly 15 years, but they 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 1)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 4:00PM PT

Current Bid: $110.00
Place Bid
RP 99 WS 98 ST 96

2009 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend
Bid on this 6-bottle lot of 2009 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend (94RP). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2009 Bone Rock is a round, enticing red laced with sweet, succulent dark cherries, plums, flowers and spices. It shows remarkable intensity and fabulous balance. Bone Rock is made from the first blocks planted in the James Berry vineyard and is predominantly Syrah, while the James Berry Vineyard (the wine) is Grenache focused. In 2009 the blend was 57% Syrah, 31% Mourvedre and 12% Grenache. The Syrah component was vinified with 100% stems and saw a maceration lasting 50 days. The wine was aged in 60% new oak. Smith bottled the 2009 in May 2011, earlier than the norm (around 30 months), as he wanted to preserve the freshness he had in the tannins. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021. (AG)" (08/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2009 Saxum "Bone Rock - James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhone Blend (qty: 6)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 4:30PM PT

Current Bid: $480.00
Place Bid
RP 94

2010 Clos Saint-Jean "Deus Ex Machina" Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2010 Clos Saint-Jean "Deus Ex Machina" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (100RP, 96ST, 96WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deeper and richer, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Deus ex Machina has been nothing short of perfection on the 3-4 times I’ve been lucky enough to try it. Muscular and powerful, with a serious, full-bodied profile, it gives up incredible aromas and flavors of creme de cassis, licorice, graphite, beef blood and loamy earth. Like most 2010s at this stage, it’s backwards and dense, and needs to be forgotten for another couple of years. This beauty will have 2-3 decades of overall longevity. (JD)" (08/2014) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Clos Saint-Jean "Deus Ex Machina" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 3)


End Date: Jul 4 2015 5:00PM PT

Current Bid: $750.00
Place Bid
RP 100 ST 96 WS 96

2010 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2010 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (94RP, 92ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Opening up considerably since I tasted it from barrel, the 2010 Esprit de Beaucastel is a superb blend of 45% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache, 21% Syrah and 4% Counoise that was aged all in foudre. It delivers loads of ripe blackberry, plum, licorice, roasted herbs and hints of flowers to go with a medium to full-bodied, rich and mouth-filling profile on the palate. Textured, layered and rich, with a firm underlying core of tannin, this superbly balanced beauty should be given 2-3 years of bottle age and then consumed over the following decade. Drink 2015-2025. (JD) " (08/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Beaucastel" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 3)


End Date: Jul 5 2015 11:30AM PT

Current Bid: $90.00
Place Bid
RP 94 ST 92

2010 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 3-bottle lot of 2010 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (97RP, 94ST, 94WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Sporting a vibrant ruby, semi-opaque color, the 2010 James Berry Vineyard is the most tight, backward version of this cuvee that I can recall. A blend of 52% Grenache, 26% Mourvedre, and 22% Syrah, it has a decidedly savory bouquet of blackberry liqueur, kirsch, violets, bouquet garni, ground pepper, and graphite. Full-bodied and layered on the palate, with brilliant mid-palate concentration, superb freshness, and masses of tannin, this brilliant Rhone blend from Paso Robles will stand toe-to-toe with the best wines out there, but it is not for those seeking instant gratification and will require 4-5 years of bottle age. In 2010, the Grenache component was aged in a combination of concrete tank and oak puncheons, and this shows in both the aromatics and texture, with less obvious sweetness and more freshness. It will evolve gracefully for two decades 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Saxum "James Berry Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 3)


End Date: Jul 6 2015 9:30AM PT

Current Bid: $330.00
Place Bid
RP 97 ST 94 WS 94

2007 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2007 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend. From Robert Parker: "Matt Trevisan is one of Paso Robles’ up-and-coming stars. He’s doing everything right, and it’s good to see him planting a new estate vineyard of nearly 18 acres, building a new wine cellar, and taking full advantage of the gorgeous limestone soils on the hillsides of West Paso Robles. Trevisan has also been ahead of the curve in realizing that the finest Paso Robles wines are usually blends. Undeniably, he has demonstrated a Midas touch when it comes to assembling innovative blends. He is also the only winemaker in this region that I know of who is doing terrific work with Zinfandel, using it as the core component in some diverse as well as creative blends. His wines spend time in an assortment of different sized oak barrels, little of it new." 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 6 2015 11:00AM PT

Current Bid: $70.00
Place Bid

2012 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2012 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend ((93-95AG), (91-93RP), (92-93ST)). Antonio Galloni: "A big, explosive wine, the 2012 Esprit de Tablas is warm and ample on the palate, very much in the style of the year, yet there is plenty of power lying in reserve. In 2012, Syrah plays a larger role than in both the 2010 and 2011, which is felt in the wine broad, expansive personality. This is going to be a fascinating Esprit to follow over the coming years." (07/2014) 

This lot contains the following items:
2012 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 6 2015 3:00PM PT


2001 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape "Hommage a Jacques Perrin"
Bid on this 6-bottle lot of 2001 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape "Hommage a Jacques Perrin" (99RP, 95ST, 94W&S, 93WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin is a blend of 60% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache, 10% Counoise, and 10% Syrah. Full-bodied, excruciatingly backward, and nearly impenetrable, it boasts an inky/blue/purple color in addition to a promising nose of new saddle leather, melted asphalt, camphor, blackberries, smoky, roasted herbs, and Asian spices. A huge lashing of tannin as well as a formidable structure result in the antithesis of its more flattering, forward, and voluptuous sibling, the classic Beaucastel. Readers lucky enough to come across this cuvee should plan on waiting at least a decade before it begins to approach adolescence. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2040" (02/2004) 

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2001 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape "Hommage a Jacques Perrin" (qty: 6)


End Date: Jul 6 2015 5:30PM PT


2010 Next of Kyn (Sine Qua Non) "Cumulus Vineyard No. 4" Central Coast Syrah Multi-Format Tasting Lot
Bid on this 4-bottle lot of 2010 Next of Kyn (Sine Qua Non) "Cumulus Vineyard No. 4" Central Coast Syrah Multi-Format Tasting Lot (OWC), including 3-bottles and 1-magnum of 2010 Next of Kyn (Sine Qua Non) "Cumulus Vineyard No. 4" Central Coast Syrah ((95-97AG), 97RP, 94ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: "Even better though, the 2010 Cumulus Vineyard #4 checks in as 44% Syrah, 32% Grenache, 12% Petite Sirah, 8% Mourvedre and 4% Touriga Nacional. Fermented with 24% whole cluster and aged 30 months in 63% new French oak, it offers awesome purity and richness with no apparent weight. Blackberry, mineral, spring flowers and underbrush are just some of the nuances here and it builds on the palate with silky tannin, beautiful texture and blockbuster length. As with the Cumulus Vineyard #3, it dishes out plenty of pleasure now, yet will age brilliantly for 10-12 years. Drink now-2026. (JD)" (08/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Next of Kyn (Sine Qua Non) "Cumulus Vineyard No. 4" Central Coast Syrah (1.5L) (qty: 1)
2010 Next of Kyn (Sine Qua Non) "Cumulus Vineyard No. 4" Central Coast Syrah (qty: 3)


End Date: Jul 6 2015 6:30PM PT

Current Bid: $1750.00
Place Bid
AG 95 - 97 RP 97 ST 94

2007 Linne Calodo "Sticks & Stones" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 4-bottle lot of 2007 Linne Calodo "Sticks & Stones" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (94RP, 91ST, 91WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2007 Sticks and Stones is a blend of 63% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre, and 12% Syrah. This cuvee always comes across like a Paso Robles version of a Chateauneuf du Pape. Elegant as well as substantial, the 2007 exhibits sweet kirsch liqueur, raspberry, lavender, and dusty, loamy soil characteristics, medium to full body, and ripe tannin. Enjoy this beauty over the next 7-8 years." (08/2009) 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 Linne Calodo "Sticks & Stones" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 4)


End Date: Jul 7 2015 10:30AM PT

Current Bid: $160.00
Place Bid
RP 94 ST 91 WS 91

2003 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this bottle of 2003 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape (95WE, 94WS, 92ST, 91RP). Wine Enthusiast: " *Editors' Choice* One of the big names of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and this wine justifies the fame of the Perrin family’s property. It is a rich style, but, more importantly, it is beautifully made, structured, dense, with red jelly fruits, a touch of vanilla and a fat, full-bodied, but firm aftertaste. This is a wine for aging—give it at least five years before touching it. " (12/2005) 

This lot contains the following items:
2003 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 1)


End Date: Jul 7 2015 11:30AM PT


2007 E. Guigal Gigondas
Bid on this 8-bottle lot of 2007 E. Guigal Gigondas (91RP, 91WS). Wine Spectator: "Perfumed, with nicely integrated grip that focuses the lovely mulled plum, black currant, licorice snap and black tea notes. The long, silky finish features a lingering hint of iron. Drink now through 2014." (02/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2007 E. Guigal Gigondas (qty: 8)


End Date: Jul 7 2015 2:30PM PT

Current Bid: $135.00
Place Bid
RP 91 WS 91

2008 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2008 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend . From Robert Parker: "Matt Trevisan is one of Paso Robles’ up-and-coming stars. He’s doing everything right, and it’s good to see him planting a new estate vineyard of nearly 18 acres, building a new wine cellar, and taking full advantage of the gorgeous limestone soils on the hillsides of West Paso Robles. Trevisan has also been ahead of the curve in realizing that the finest Paso Robles wines are usually blends. Undeniably, he has demonstrated a Midas touch when it comes to assembling innovative blends. He is also the only winemaker in this region that I know of who is doing terrific work with Zinfandel, using it as the core component in some diverse as well as creative blends. His wines spend time in an assortment of different sized oak barrels, little of it new." 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Linne Calodo "Slacker" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 2)


End Date: Jul 8 2015 11:00AM PT

Current Bid: $70.00
Place Bid

2011 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2011 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend ((93-95RR), 92RP, 92ST, 90AG, 90WE). In 2011, Tablas Creek made the decision to rename their signature "Esprit de Beaucastel" blend "Esprit de Tablas," signifying that they're standing on their own recognition. 

This lot contains the following items:
2011 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 2)


Auction Start Date: Jul 1 2015 3:00PM PT   


2002 M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie "La Mordorée" (1.5L)
Bid on this 1.5 liter 1-bottle lot of 2002 M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie "La Mordorée" (1.5L). Wine Spectator: "Nice color and flesh, with dark plum, olive and grilled herb notes and a minerally, slightly rustic finish. " (05/2005) 

This lot contains the following items:
2002 M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie "La Mordorée" (1.5L) (qty: 1)


Auction Start Date: Jul 1 2015 4:00PM PT   

Starting Bid: $90.00

2008 Saxum "Booker Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend
Bid on this 6-bottle lot of 2008 Saxum "Booker Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (98RP, 96WS, 94ST). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2008 Booker Vineyard (92% Syrah and 8% Mourvedre, which had also been bottled immediately before my visit) has an opaque purple color and a wonderfully sweet nose of black cherry, black currant, licorice, incense, and some Asian spices. The wine has seamless lushness, a voluptuous texture, stunning purity, and a very long, 40-second-plus finish. Booker is another top site that I believe was planted with Justin Smith’s help. It is a 40-acre vineyard sitting on similar limestone soils. This incredible wine would probably benefit from a couple of years of cellaring, as the structure is more present, no doubt due to the high level of Syrah in the wine. It should evolve for 10-15 more years. (RP)" (08/2010) 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Saxum "Booker Vineyard" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (qty: 6)


Auction Start Date: Jul 1 2015 4:30PM PT   

Starting Bid: $720.00
RP 98 WS 96 ST 94

1990 Henri Bonneau "Réserve de Célestins" Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Bid on this bottle of 1990 Henri Bonneau "Réserve de Célestins" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (100RP, 18JR). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "One of the greatest wines ever produced ... anywhere ... is the 1990. Having consistently merited 100 points (if my scoring system went higher, it would be there), it continues to perform like a young wine, yet is accessible enough to be appreciated for its extraordinary combination of power, complexity, and majestic layers of flavor. The color is a dark plum/ruby to the edge. The monumental bouquet offers up aromas of liquified charcoaled beef intermixed with pepper, smoke, creme de cassis, kirsch liqueur, truffles, and new saddle leather. This full-bodied, viscous, prodigious Chateauneuf du Pape must be tasted to be believed. It is more like a food than a beverage. Anticipated maturity: now-2030. (RP; eRobertParker.com)" (01/2003) 

This lot contains the following items:
1990 Henri Bonneau "Réserve de Célestins" Châteauneuf-du-Pape (qty: 1)


Auction Start Date: Jul 1 2015 6:30PM PT   

Starting Bid: $900.00
RP 100 JR 18