Wine Face-0ff: Alpine Club Entries - 6 bottles of wine
Winning Bid: $800
Item #: 901
One bottle 2012 Generations Cabernet Sauvignon. A mix of 97% Cabernet and 3% Petit Verdot, this wine was aged 18 months in 60% new French oak. Opulent, full-bodied, fleshy and succulent, it should drink well for 10-15 years. Average critics score of 90.
One bottle 2000 Chateau Pontet-Canet, a mix of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc. This wine relies more on minerality than power. Drink now through 2023. Average critics score of 91.
This 2008 Darioush Cabernet Sauvignon is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 3% Merlot. has an attractive texture, a medium to full-bodied mouth feel, and elegance combined with substance. This is a classic Cabernet that can be enjoyed over the next 12-15 years. Average critics score of 92.
This bottle of 2012 Plumpjack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is 97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot. This wine has a rich and concentrated palate with great structure and an enduring finish. It should drink well for 10-15 years. Average critics score of 93.
One bottle 2014 Antinori Tignanello Super Tuscan. This wine is ample and enveloping on the palate with supple tannins that respect the character and personality of the Sangiovese grape. The finish and aftertaste are of lovely length and persistence. Drink 2019-2029. Average critics score of 94.
One bottle magnum (1.5L) 2008 Heitz Cab Trailside Vineyard. You will be impressed with the wonderful aroma of summer blackberries and a hint of cassis. The rich and lively flavors continue on the palate, showing an intriguing depth of complexities. This is a big Cabernet – well-focused, voluptuous and smooth, while still showing a youthful pizazz. Experience this exciting wine that highlights the best qualities of Napa Valley’s renowned Rutherford appellation. Average critics score 90.