Wine Face-Off: Bachelor Gulch Club - 6 bottles of wine

Winning Bid: $700
Value: $745
Item #: 902
Bids: 5
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Two bottles of 1998 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley.  According to the winemaker, this wine displays a dark ruby color and a complex nose of cassis, coffee, cocoa and allspice.  It is rich and full on the palate with a long, fruit-filled finish.  It has been properly cellared since purchase. Value $300

Maury 1929. A limpid, brilliant amber colour with light brown caramel hints. The bouquet reveals intense notes of gingerbread, vanilla and cinnamon – the sign of a lively vintage – and a freshness that belies the wine’s 80-plus years. The notes of caramelised fruits and cherry brandy only serve to enhance this astonishing freshness. On the palate the tannins are as smooth as can be, with the elegant warmth of caramelised sugar. This wine is all about harmony, finesse and complexity. Value $180

2009 Chateau la Lagune. Fabulous aromas of licorice, flowers and black currents. Follow through to a full body with wonderful silky and caressing tannins and a long flavorful finish. Its complex and exceptional. Better in 2018 but will last at least another 2 decades. Value $100

2013 Tenuta Orma Toscana. A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the 2013 Orma is a delicious wine. It shows a deep, rich color and an opulent style that reflects the generous and sun-drenched growing conditions of this classic vintage. This is a full-bodied Tuscan red that maintains a refreshing sense of elegance and finesse all the while. Black fruit, dried blackberry and spice come together in seamless unity. This beautiful Tuscan red should evolve nicely over the next ten years. Value $80

2011 Domaine Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet. Aromas of seashore and mineral signal this distinctive wine. Apple, lemon, floral and spice accents mingle with the rich texture and bright structure, dovetailing on the crisp finish, Excellent length. Drink now through 2020. Value $85

Donated By: Brian Kushner
Don Holzworth
Phil and Mary Beard