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Barrel Auction Lots

Lot #201- Acacia Vineyard

2015 Pinot Noir
Winery Lake Vineyard Auction Selection
Los Carneros

Release Date: April 2017

  • A delicious Pinot Noir made from the renowned Winery Lake Estate Vineyard located in Carneros
  • Southwest sloping vineyard planted to Dijon Clone 113, with complex aromas and flavors
  • Native yeast fermentation and 15 months of aging in French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Matthew Glynn

Lot #202- Alpha Omega

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: January 2018

  • Aged for 22 months with 80% in new French oak and 20% in one-year-old barrels
  • Vineyards include To Kalon, Missouri Hopper, Las Piedras, Sunshine Valley and Newton
  • The blend is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc

Winemaker:
Jean Hoefliger

Lot #203- Amici Cellars

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Beckstoffer's Missouri Hopper Vineyard
Oakville

Release Date: November 2016

  • Single barrel 100% Cabernet Sauvignon barrel fermented, aged 20 months in 100% new French oak
  • From the Missouri Hopper Vineyard, deeply rooted in Napa Valley history since 1873
  • Rich black fruit aromas of toasted oak and savory herbs reveal elegant, refined structure

Winemaker:
Tony Biagi

Lot #204- Aril Wines

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Kelham Vineyards
Oakville

Release Date: October 2017

  • Ehren Jordan is our talented winemaker
  • Our Cabernet Sauvignon is from Kelham Vineyards at the western end of Dwyer Road in Napa
  • Aged for two years in barrel with 60% new oak

Winemaker:

Lot #205- Arkenstone Vineyards

2014 Blend
Obsidian
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • A wine from our estate vineyards high up on Howell Mountain overlooking the stunning Napa Valley
  • A special offering of our 2014 Obsidian blended for Auction 2016 from our very top barrels
  • Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec aged in French oak for two years and bottle aged for one-and-a-half years

Winemaker:
Sam Kaplan

Lot #206- ARNS

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Eloise Block
Napa Valley

Release Date: March 2017

  • 100% estate grown Cabernet from one of ARNS' oldest blocks, aged for two years
  • Vineyards are located at 800 feet elevation just below Howell Mountain in a 'banana belt' growing region
  • This is a A Napa Valley appellation wine

Winemaker:
Sandi Belcher

Lot #207- Artesa Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Foss Valley Ranch
Atlas Peak

Release Date: December 2017

  • Foss Valley Ranch is located at 1,500 feet in the Atlas Peak appellation, giving us two extra weeks of hang time
  • The terroir provides intense color, fruit flavor and structured, fine tannins
  • Separate fermentation lots are blended together after 20 months in French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Ana Diogo-Draper

Lot #208- Baldacci Family Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Heirloom
Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2017

  • The best barrel selection from our acclaimed Brenda's Vineyard
  • Sourced from the heart of the Stags Leap District, this wine is powerful yet graceful
  • The wine will drink beautifully now and will age well for 15-20 years

Winemaker:
Rolando Herrera

Lot #209- Beaulieu Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Heart and Soul
Rutherford

Release Date: October 2016

  • This wine is anchored by the historic BV #1 & #2 vineyards located in the heart of Rutherford
  • Made with additional fruit from distinctive parcels in Oakville, Stags Leap, Spring Mountain and Coombsville
  • Blended from the top lots produced in our new, state-of- the-art Georges de Latour winery

Winemaker:
Jeffrey Stambor

Lot #210- Bennett Lane

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Calistoga

Release Date: June 2017

  • This Calistoga Cabernet is comprised of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec and 5% Petit Verdot
  • The wine was sourced predominantly from our own Lynch Family Vineyard Estate in Calistoga
  • Aged for 20 months in 45% new French oak

Winemaker:
Rob Hunter

Lot #211- Beringer Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • A unique selection of distinct, expressive Cabernet lots from Beringer's reserve vineyards
  • 2014 marks the first vintage of Cabernets blended by Chief Winemaker Mark Beringer
  • Beringer farms an extraordinary collection of seven Cabernet vineyards across Napa Valley

Winemaker:
Mark Beringer

Lot #212- Blackbird Vineyards

2014 Blend
Auction Napa Valley Cuvée
Napa Valley

Release Date: June 2017

  • Blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Cabernet Franc
  • Vineyard sources: Hudson Vineyard in Carneros and Stagecoach Vineyard on Atlas Peak
  • Aged for 20 months in French oak barrels with 70% new and 30% seasoned

Winemaker:
Aaron Pott

Lot #213- Bounty Hunter Rare Wine

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Blind Justice Beckstoffer To Kalon
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Beckstoffer portion of the historic To Kalon vineyard
  • Aged for 20 months in 100% new French oak, primarily Taransaud 'barriques' of unique shape and size
  • A pure expression of blackberry, cassis and spice from one of Oakville's legendary sites

Winemaker:
Tim Milos

Lot #214- BRYTER Estates

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Barrel Selection
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2018

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the famed Georges III Vineyard in Rutherford
  • 2015 vintage, aged in 100% new French oak using Seguin Moreau's Icone barrels
  • Complex and luscious with silky tannins and concentrated flavors of black currant and cherry

Winemaker:
Kari Auringer

Lot #215- Cain Vineyard & Winery

2014 Blend
Cain Five
Spring Mountain District

Release Date: November 2019

  • This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec
  • Grapes for this wine come from high elevation in the Spring Mountain District
  • The fruit was grown organically

Winemaker:
Christopher Howell

Lot #216- Cardinale

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: November 2017

  • 85% Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Howell Mountain Merlot
  • Seminal composition of Cabernet Sauvignon from iconic Napa Valley mountain appellations
  • Aged 19 months in 92% new French oak, showing layers of texture, complexity and bold flavor

Winemaker:
Chris Carpenter

Lot #217- Castello di Amorosa

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Butala Vineyard
Coombsville

Release Date: April 2017

  • The Butala Vineyard, once owned by Tony Butala, the founder and lead singer of the Letterm
  • A 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Blend percentages and aging regime is forthcoming.

Winemaker:
Brooks Painter

Lot #218- Chappellet Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Pritchard 47
Napa Valley

Release Date: January 2017

  • From a phenomenal Cabernet Sauvignon vintage on Pritchard Hill, this is a rich, profound and powerful wine
  • Like many of our greatest early wines, it is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from our most coveted blocks and barrels
  • To underscore its remarkable complexity and concentration, it was aged in 100% new French oak; gracefully balanced, it offers voluptuous fruit, vivid spice and classic mountain structure

Winemaker:
Phillip Corallo-Titus

Lot #219- Clif Family Winery

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Cold Springs Vineyard
Howell Mountain

Release Date: September 2017

  • This Cabernet is from the Cold Springs Estate Vineyard, sitting at 1,660 feet elevation
  • Aged for 21 months in 75% new French oak
  • Appellation is Howell Mountain; fruit is 100% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker:
Laura Barrett

Lot #220- Cliff Lede Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Poetry
Stags Leap District

Release Date: September 2017

  • Nearly all Cabernet Sauvignon, with a touch of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
  • The Poetry Vineyard is a steep, rocky, west-facing hillside in the Stags Leap District
  • After 18 months of élevage in new French oak, the blend was selected from our best lots

Winemaker:
Chris Tynan

Lot #221- Coho

2014 Blend
Headwaters
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Sourced from vineyards primarily in the cool climate Coombsville appellation
  • This Bordeaux blend includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot
  • The wine is aged for 21 months in French oak barrels, 50% new for the vintage

Winemaker:
Phillip Coralio-Titus

Lot #222- Continuum Estate

2015 Red Table Wine

Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2018

  • 100% grown, produced and bottled at our estate winery on Pritchard Hill
  • A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot and 10% Merlot
  • Sourced from mature vineyard blocks with an average age of 23 years

Winemaker:
Tim Mondavi

Lot #223- Covert Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Covert Estate
Coombsville

Release Date: March 2017

  • Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyard in Coombsville
  • Aged in 100% new french oak
  • Blend of two Cabernet Sauvignon clones (191 and 337) from the rockiest part of the estate

Winemaker:
Julien Fayard

Lot #224- D. R. Stephens Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Moose Valley Vineyard
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon harvested from our estate Moose Valley Vineyard in St. Helena
  • Blended from our two favorite blocks consisting of clone 7 and clone 4
  • Aged 21 months in new French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Mike Hirby

Lot #225- Davies Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Jamie's Block
Diamond Mountain District

Release Date: November 2017

  • Originally planted in the 1860s, Jamie's vineyard block is the site of Napa’s first hillside vineyard
  • A Napa Green certified vineyard site nestled between the Ritchie and Nash Creek canyons
  • Crafted by winemakers Sean Thompson, Hugh Davies and Celia Welch

Winemaker:
Sean Thompson

Lot #226- Duckhorn Vineyards

2014 Blend
Cuvee Monitor Ledge Vineyard
Napa Valley

Release Date: February 2016

  • Varietal breakdown: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot
  • Monitor Ledge Vineyard

Winemaker:
Renee Ary

Lot #227- Ehlers Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Block 4
St. Helena

Release Date: April 2017

  • A single lot of Cabernet Sauvignon from the Aikens Loam hill on our St. Helena Estate
  • Full-bodied and infinitely complex, with firm tannins and a powerful finish
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon that is 100% estate grown from our organic vineyards

Winemaker:
Kevin Morrisey

Lot #228- Eleven Eleven

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2017

  • An inaugural Auction Napa Valley barrel
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Laki’s Vineyard, our estate property in the heart of Oak Knoll
  • Winemaker Kirk Venge has captured the vineyard's true essence with a blockbuster wine filled with flavors of espresso and deep cherry

Winemaker:
Kirk Venge

Lot #229- Etude

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Sourced exclusively from Vine Hill Ranch in Oakville and Meteor Vineyard in Coombsville
  • Standout lots from two storied vineyards in Napa’s southwest benchland and southeast corner
  • A celebration of Etude’s long relationships with some of Napa’s most regarded winegrowers

Winemaker:
Jon Priest

Lot #230- Far Niente

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Oakville

Release Date: March 2017

  • 100% Oakville appellation fruit, estate grown in Martin Stelling Vineyard
  • Offers a unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and a touch of Cabernet Franc
  • Aged in 100% new and once-used French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Nicole Marchesi

Lot #231- Foley Johnson

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Estate
Rutherford

Release Date: January 2016

  • Yields were kept to 1.5 tons per acre to achieve maximum fruit extraction and maintain balance
  • Aged for 18 months in 100% French oak barrels, 35% new; bottled unfiltered
  • 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc and small amounts of Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec

Winemaker:
Patrick Foley

Lot #232- Franciscan Estate

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
First Impressions
Napa Valley

Release Date: December 2017

  • Franciscan Estate's winemaking philosophy centers around crafting small lot wines
  • After tasting 200 individual lots from the 2015 vintage, we chose our favorites to create this special blend
  • First Impressions is a Cabernet Sauvignon that captures the vintage's unique expression

Winemaker:
Janet Myers

Lot #233- Frank Family Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Winston Hill
Rutherford

Release Date: August 2017

  • Winston Hill Vineyard in Rutherford is Frank Family's crown jewel
  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 21 months in French oak barrels
  • The fruit from this vineyard consistently evokes notes of chocolate and dark fruits; the wine is pure velvet

Winemaker:
Todd Graff

Lot #234- Freemark Abbey

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bosche Gravel Selection
Rutherford

Release Date: September 2017

  • Sourced from the famed Bosche Vineyard west of Rutherford on an alluvial fan
  • 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot, both from the gravel bench section of Bosche
  • Freemark Abbey has been making wines exclusively from this vineyard since 1970

Winemaker:
Ted Edwards

Lot #235- Gamble Family Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
CAIRO
Oakville

Release Date: April 2017

  • A wine named after Tom's beloved four-legged companion, Cairo, with whom he shared more than a decade of adventures
  • 100% Oakville Cabernet from a 2.5 acre vineyard, with distinctive flavor and intensity
  • Jim Close has selected the most expressive barrel of the year to honor CAIRO

Winemaker:
Jim Close

Lot #236- Gemstone

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Yountville

Release Date: September 2018

  • 91% Cabernet Suavignon, 4.5% Cabernet Franc and 4.5% Petit Verdot
  • Aged 20 months in 80% new French oak
  • This wine comes from the Yountville AVA

Winemaker:
Thomas Rivers Brown

Lot #237- Ghost Block

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Yountville

Release Date: September 2017

  • 100% estate-grown single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
  • These sloping vines nestled against the Yountville Hills encompass 16 acres
  • Wonderful lushness with an enticing palate of dark fruit and dense oak

Winemaker:
Robert Lawson

Lot #238- HALL

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Sacrashe
Rutherford

Release Date: November 2017

  • The wine’s color is purple and black to the core
  • It exudes enormous complexity with aromas of black fruits and freshly moved earth
  • Exceptionally rich, the wine gushes with a density and opulence that cascades over length

Winemaker:
Steve Leveque

Lot #239- Hewitt Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Rutherford

Release Date: May 2017

  • This wine is sourced entirely from our renowned estate vineyard in the heart of Rutherford
  • Primarily Cabernet Sauvignon with a small trace of Petit Verdot
  • Aged entirely in oak barrels for 21 months; approximately 90% new French oak

Winemaker:
Trevor During

Lot #240- Hourglass

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
36-24-36
Calistoga

Release Date: September 2016

  • 36-24-36 is a four barrel lot culled from the best wines in the cellar
  • This is a single vineyard blend from our Hourglass Blueline Estate in Calistoga
  • The 2014 blend is 92% Cabernet See Clone and 8% Petit Verdot

Winemaker:
Anthony Biagi

Lot #241- Ideology Cellars

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Showcases well-drained, intense terroir of our estate vineyard in the Oak Knoll District
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, hand-picked; Clones 337 and 15 from our top vineyard microsites
  • Classic rich profile, beautifully concentrated black and red fruit with spice notes

Winemaker:
Julie Hagler Lumgair

Lot #242- Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Cordes Vineyard
Atlas Peak

Release Date: August 2017

  • 100% Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon; Clone 4 on rootstock 110R planted in 2008 with north/south orientation
  • Aromas of dark, ripe fruit, blackberry, tobacco, leather and hickory
  • Very classic Napa style on nose and on palate, refined and true to the vineyard

Winemaker:
Juan Jose Verdina

Lot #243- John Anthony Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
The John Anthony Reserve, Rossi Vineyard
Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2017

  • The John Anthony Reserve is a selection of our finest Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate collection
  • Aged 36 months in 100% new French oak barrels
  • John Anthony wines are renowned for amazing balance, drinking and cellaring beautifully

Winemaker:
Rob Lloyd

Lot #244- Jones Family Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Estate Vineyard
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Single best barrel from the Jones Family Vineyards estate in 2014 selected by Thomas Brown
  • 100% Cabernet from our unique hillside vineyard at an elevation of 700 feet in Calistoga
  • Reflects the hallmark flavors of our hillside with black fruit notes and classic structure

Winemaker:
Thomas Brown

Lot #245- Joseph Phelps Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Insignia Special Cuvee Auction Napa Valley
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • A one-of-a-kind 2014 Insignia Special Cuvée Auction Napa Valley blend
  • 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec, 6% Petite Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc aged 24 months
  • 100% estate-grown vineyards in Stags Leap, St. Helena, south Napa and Rutherford

Winemaker:
Ashley Hepworth

Lot #246- Kenefick Ranch Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Calistoga

Release Date: March 2017

  • Kenefick Ranch has been providing fruit to the top Napa Valley vintners since 1981
  • Excellent soils range from rocky, stony loam to gravelly or cobbly loam to clay silt
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged 18 months in 75% new Sylvain, Truell and Orion French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Kent Jarmen

Lot #247- Kuleto Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: April 2017

  • This double barrel blend completely captures the wildness of where it is grown
  • Grapes are grown at high altitude in the eastern hills of the Napa Valley
  • Aged in 100% French oak barrels for 25 months, 50% new

Winemaker:
Dave Lattin

Lot #248- Lang & Reed Wine Company

2014 Cabernet Franc
Les Loges
Napa Valley

Release Date: May 2017

  • 2014 represents Lang & Reed's twentieth vintage of making Cabernet Franc in Napa Valley
  • Extended barrel aging for 32 months in a hand selected, 'private forest' French oak barrel
  • A single vineyard, single clone of Cabernet Franc from a beautiful, rocky hillside slope

Winemaker:
John Skupny

Lot #249- Leto Cellars

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

St. Helena

Release Date: April 2017

  • Sourced from a single vineyard, from vines that are 45 years old
  • The wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Aged for 24 months in 100% French oak

Winemaker:
Brad Warner

Lot #250- Louis M. Martini Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Lot No. 1
Napa Valley

Release Date: November 2017

  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from mountainside vineyards within Napa Valley
  • Hand-picked and hand-sorted before fermentation in our state-of-the-art cellar
  • Aged in 100% French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Michael Eddy

Lot #251- Madonna Estate

2015 Pinot Noir

Los Carneros

Release Date: February 2017

  • Grapes for this vintage celebrate 45 years of growing Pinot Noir in our Carneros vineyard
  • Grapes for this wine were dry-farmed and selected from a specific section of the vineyard
  • This wine was a barrel selection of the top lot

Winemaker:
Andrea Bartolucci

Lot #252- Melka Wines

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Metisse Montbleau Vineyard
St. Helena

Release Date: June 2018

  • Single vineyard estate Cabernet from the St. Helena appellation
  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Fruit for this wine is planted on a small two acre parcel

Winemaker:
Philippe Melka

Lot #253- Merus

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Coombsville

Release Date: April 2017

  • This powerful, densely packed four barrel blend shows off its maximum potential
  • Grown on a very special vineyard in the Coombsville AVA
  • Aged in 100% new French oak barrels for 25 months

Winemaker:
David Lattin

Lot #254- Mi Sueño Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Herrera
Coombsville

Release Date: October 2017

  • 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon under the Herrera label
  • A reserve wine from private Herrera family barrel select
  • Vineyard owned and farmed by the Herrera family

Winemaker:
Rolando Herrera

Lot #255- Mira Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Stags Leap District

Release Date: October 2016

  • Beautiful example of power and elegance inherent in Cabernet from the acclaimed Stags Leap District
  • A Cabernet blend fermented in small wood tanks and aged in 100% new French oak
  • A structured wine drinkable on release and able to age beautifully over many years

Winemaker:
Gustavo Gonzalez

Lot #256- Modus Operandi Cellars

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Collection
Napa Valley

Release Date: May 2017

  • 50% Rocca Vineyard in Coombsville, 25% Hossfeld Vineyard in Napa, and 25% Spring Mountain Vineyard
  • Three years in a barrel made from a tree in France that was sprouted in 1638 and cut in 2008
  • Considered one of the rarest barrels on the planet; only 50-60 made and fewer than 10 imported to the United States

Winemaker:
Jason Moore

Lot #257- Montgomery Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Calistoga

Release Date: September 2017

  • Bob and Val Montgomery are producing Cabernet Sauvignon from their vineyard property in Calistoga, where they have had a home since 1978
  • This barrel is produced from the single best vineyard block on the property
  • Expertly farmed, the grapes are double-sorted prior to whole berry fermentation and the wine is aged in new French oak for 22 months

Winemaker:
Robbie Meyer

Lot #258- Mount Veeder Winery

2014 Malbec
Rosenquist Vineyard
Mount Veeder

Release Date: December 2016

  • 100% Mount Veeder Malbec aged 20 months in new, small French oak barrels
  • Rosenquist Vineyard is nearly 1600 feet above sea level with steep mountainside rows
  • Rosenquist's character is so distinctive that we felt compelled to bottle Malbec exclusively

Winemaker:
Janet Myers

Lot #259- Nickel & Nickel

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
John C. Sullenger Vineyard
Oakville

Release Date: March 2017

  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, completely sourced from the Sullenger Vineyard
  • The vineyard is comprised of fluvial river deposits and clay loam soil from the Bale soil
  • All of the John C. Sullenger Vineyard's 30 acres are devoted to Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker:
Darice Spinelli

Lot #260- Oakville Ranch Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Our Cabernet Sauvignon returns to Auction Napa Valley after a four-year hiatus
  • A blend of three prestigious clones grown in storied red soils at 1,400 foot elevation
  • A rich, lush, complex Oakville appellation Cabernet Sauvignon aged 21 months in 70% new French oak

Winemaker:
Anne Vawter

Lot #261- Oakville Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Ghost Block Vineyard
Yountville

Release Date: September 2017

  • Single vineyard 100% Cabernet Sauvignon coming from family- owned land for five generations
  • 16 acres of sloping vines against the Yountville Hills
  • Wonderful lushness with an enticing palate of dark fruits and dense oak

Winemaker:
Lynn Watanabe

Lot #262- O'Shaughnessy Estate Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • An unprecedented offering marrying powerful wines from both of our mountain vineyards
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon with equal parts from Howell Mountain and Mount Veeder
  • Fruit was selected from micro sites on Amphitheater Vineyard and Betty's Vineyard

Winemaker:
Sean Capiaux

Lot #263- Outpost Wines

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
True Vineyard 'Immigrant'
Howell Mountain

Release Date: January 2017

  • Sourced from the True Vineyard atop Howell Mountain
  • 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Cabernet Franc, 27% Merlot
  • Cofermented and aged 20 months in two-thirds new French oak

Winemaker:
Thomas Brown

Lot #264- Paradigm Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Oakville

Release Date: March 2018

  • Unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon from our Oakville Estate vineyards
  • Unique blend of four different Cabernet Sauvignon clones from some of our best vineyard blocks
  • Handcrafted by Winemaker Heidi Barrett

Winemaker:
Heidi Barrett

Lot #265- Paraduxx

2014 Blend
Auction Blend
Napa Valley

Release Date: February 2017

  • 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec, 8% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot
  • Estate vineyards include Corktree Vineyard and Rector Creek Vineyard

Winemaker:
Don LaBorde

Lot #266- Parallel Napa Valley

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Paradise
Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2017

  • Hillside Howell Mountain fruit
  • Another magical vintage from Philippe Melka
  • This wine is called Paradise after the Black Diamond ski run, a tradition every vintage

Winemaker:
Philippe Melka

Lot #267- Paul Hobbs

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Nathan Coombs Estate
Coombsville

Release Date: November 2017

  • Nathan Coombs Vineyard the newest estate vineyard in the Paul Hobbs portfolio
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon; Clone 337
  • Hand-harvested and hand-sorted before being fermented with native yeasts and aged in 100% new French oak

Winemaker:
Paul Hobbs

Lot #268- PEJU

2014 Blend
fifty/fifty
Napa Valley

Release Date: February 2017

  • A blend of our best blocks from our Persephone Vineyard; 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot
  • Aged for 18 months in 50% new oak; 50% American & 50% French
  • Chewy with blackberry notes, integrated layers of coffee, spice, cocoa and smooth tannins

Winemaker:
Sara Fowler

Lot #269- Pine Ridge Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Stags Leap District

Release Date: October 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Blended from Pine Ridge Vineyards' four estate vineyards across 47 acres in the Stags Leap District
  • Dark cherry, red raspberry and lavender on the palate

Winemaker:
Michael Beaulac

Lot #270- Pride Mountain Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: March 2017

  • An exceptional bottling from our Rock Arch Triangle block, made solely for Auction Napa Valley
  • Crafted by Winemaker Sally Johnson from the most intense and structured lots in this block
  • A stunning reserve quality wine from our estate vineyards at the top of the Spring Mountain appellation

Winemaker:
Sally Johnson

Lot #271- Prime Solum

2014 Cabernet Franc
Brokenrock Block 1
Napa Valley

Release Date: June 2017

  • Prime Solum means a great place to grow wine; in this case, that place is Brokenrock Ranch
  • Brokenrock Ranch is draped on the southwest shoulder of Atlas Peak
  • Block 1 is a two acre block of Cabernet Franc that yields wines of purity and elegance

Winemaker:
Patrick Mahaney

Lot #272- Progeny Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Mount Veeder

Release Date: August 2016

  • All grapes for this wine are estate grown
  • It is a Cabernet Sauvignon blend
  • This is our inaugural Auction Napa Valley wine and we are thrilled about it

Winemaker:
Sean Capiaux

Lot #273- Provenance Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Barrel Select
Rutherford

Release Date: May 2017

  • This blend is a selection of our favorite Cab Sauvignon barrels of the vintage from Rutherford
  • Primarily Cabernet Sauvignon with small traces of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot
  • Aged entirely in oak barrels for 21 months; about 40% new French oak

Winemaker:
Trevor Durling

Lot #274- Purlieu Wines

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard
Napa Valley

Release Date: January 2016

  • 2014 single vineyard wine from Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper Vineyard
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Aged in 100% new French oak

Winemaker:
Julien Fayard

Lot #275- Raymond Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Quarante
Napa Valley

Release Date: June 2017

  • Aged in 75% new French oak for a total of 19 months in barrel
  • Extended maceration for 40 days on skins with native fermentation
  • 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot

Winemaker:
Stephanie Putnam

Lot #276- Red Mare Wines

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: April 2017

  • Our flagship Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Blended from small lot Cabernet sources from Calistoga to Coombsville
  • Ripe red fruit, mouthwatering with a full rich center and firm, lush tannins

Winemaker:
Anne Vawter

Lot #277- Robert Mondavi Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Monastery Block, To Kalon Vineyard
Oakville

Release Date: January 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged in 100% new French oak
  • Monastery Block is To Kalon Vineyard's finest block, nestled at the foot of the Mayacamas
  • It is an honor to share this extraordinary wine during our 50th anniversary year: 1966-2016

Winemaker:
Genevieve Janssens

Lot #278- Round Pond Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Gravel Series Trilogy
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • Special blend from three Round Pond micro sites on the Rutherford and Oakville bench estates
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon densely concentrated with serious structure and beautiful balance
  • Crafted by Winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and Muiris Griffin

Winemaker:
Muiris Griffin

Lot #279- Saintsbury

2015 Pinot Noir
Stanly Ranch Dijon Clones
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2016

  • Vibrant fruit and floral notes while maintaining dense concentration and complexity
  • Majority is Dijon Clone 115 rounded out with some Dijon 777 and Dijon 667
  • One of the most southern blocks, maximizing the cooling influence of the San Pablo Bay

Winemaker:
Tim Colla

Lot #280- Salvestrin

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Three D Dr. Crane Vineyard
St. Helena

Release Date: November 2016

  • Salvestrin Estate Vineyard, originally planted in 1860 by Dr. George Belden Crane
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon sustainably produced and aged for 35 months in new French oak
  • Three D is made in honor of the fourth generation, our three daughters: Hannah, Emma and Tessa

Winemaker:
Richard Salvestrin

Lot #281- Shafer Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Hillside Select
Stags Leap District

Release Date: September 2018

  • Hillside Select is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • The fruit is sourced from our Hillside Estate in the Stags Leap District
  • The wine ages for 33 months in new 60-gallon French oak barrels

Winemaker:
Elias Fernandez

Lot #282- Signorello Estate

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Padrone
Napa Valley

Release Date: September 2017

  • Grapes for this Cabernet Sauvignon are sourced from the best blocks of our rocky hillside vineyard
  • Deeply concentrated with layers of complexity designed for extended aging
  • Aged in 100% new French oak barrels for two years

Winemaker:
Pierre Birebent

Lot #283- Silverado Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Heritage Clone
Stags Leap District

Release Date: September 2017

  • The first to pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon in the Stags Leap District
  • The Silverado-UCD 30: one of three heritage Cabernet Sauvignon clones in the state
  • The top lot forming the foundation of our SOLO bottling

Winemaker:
Jonathan Emmerich

Lot #284- Spoto Family Wines

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Private Reserve
Oakville

Release Date: December 2016

  • 2O13 Oakville Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, an amazing vintage from an amazing vineyard
  • 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot and 4% Malbec
  • The fruit is from the Oakville Station, which is part of the historic To Kalon Vineyard

Winemaker:
Stuart Spoto

Lot #285- Stags' Leap Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Stags Leap District

Release Date: October 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyard in the heart of the Stags Leap District
  • Hand-selected lots from the vintage’s highest achieving Cabernet Sauvignon blocks
  • Cabernet is synonymous with Stags Leap and has always been a mainstay at our winery

Winemaker:
Christophe Paubert

Lot #286- Sterling Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Platinum
Napa Valley

Release Date: July 2017

  • This wine is sourced from premier vineyards throughout Napa Valley to achieve a dark, rich wine
  • Handcrafted in our small, reserve winery that accommodates small lot fermentations
  • Aged in 65% new French oak for 22 months, with each barrel hand-selected for quality

Winemaker:
Harry Hansen

Lot #287- Swanson Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: November 2016

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Created by Swanson Winemakers Robin Akhurst and Chris Phelps
  • Fruit is 50% from Calistoga and 50% from Yountville

Winemaker:
Robin Akhurst

Lot #288- Tamber Bey

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Oakville

Release Date: April 2017

  • The 2012 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon delivers a rich, sweet nose with ample stone fruit

Winemaker:
Frederic Delivert

Lot #289- Barnett Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rattlesnake
Spring Mountain District

Release Date: September 2016

  • Rattlesnake Hill is the very best of our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Small lots come together to form Rattlesnake Hill, grown on andesite volcanic soil on Spring Mountain
  • In 2014 every lot ripened to perfection resulting in immense aromatics and great balance

Winemaker:
David Tate

Lot #290- THE GRADE Cellars

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Winfield Vineyard
Calistoga

Release Date: February 2017

  • THE GRADE 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon is from 2 blocks of our estate, Winfield Vineyard
  • THE GRADE is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • The wine is aged 22 months in French oak from several forests, then held until release

Winemaker:
Thomas Brown

Lot #291- The Hess Collection Winery

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
The Lion
Mount Veeder

Release Date: September 2017

  • “Live each day with the heart and courage of The Lion”
  • The Lion is the very best Cabernet Sauvignon produced from our estate on Mount Veeder

Winemaker:
Dave Guffy

Lot #292- The Mascot

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: November 2019

  • Made from the younger vines of Harlan Estate, BOND and Promontory
  • The Mascot reveals a glimpse into the evolution of our winegrowing endeavors
  • Its character is structured around an energetic balance of power and elegance.

Winemaker:
Will Harlan

Lot #293- Tom Scott Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Barn Burner
Yountville

Release Date: October 2017

  • Estate grown, single vineyard, field blended, Bordeaux style Cabernet Sauvignon
  • The field is planted 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 7% Cab Franc and 3% Petit Verdot
  • Tom and Lauren Scott's hands-on farming practices produce the highest quality fruit

Winemaker:
Bill Ballentine

Lot #294- Trinitas Cellars

2014 Blend
Estate Meritage
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2016

  • Our seven-acre estate vineyard is located above the beautiful Meritage Resort
  • Barrel aged in 100% new French oak for 20 months
  • 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Malbec, 12% Cab Franc, 10% Petit Verdot and 10% Merlot

Winemaker:
Kevin Mills

Lot #295- Truchard Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Los Carneros

Release Date: October 2016

  • Made with grapes grown by Tony Truchard, a Carneros farmer for the past 42 years
  • Handcrafted by Sal DeIanni, who has lead our winemaking team for 18 years
  • 100% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, grown in the northeast corner of Carneros

Winemaker:
Sal De Ianni

Lot #296- Varozza Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

St. Helena

Release Date: November 2018

  • Small, family-owned vineyard and winery
  • This wine is from our 101st harvest

Winemaker:
Kristy Melton

Lot #297- Vice Versa

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Vice Versa Octavius
Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2016

  • Unique blend for ANV16 of Cabernet Sauvignon from Beckstoffer To Kalon, Dr. Crane and Las Piedras Vineyards
  • Aged for 22 months in Taransaud, Darnajou and Saint Martin new oak barrels
  • Vintners: Patrice & Samantha Breton; Winemaker: Philippe Melka

Winemaker:
Patrice Breton

Lot #298- William Cole Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2017

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Fruit comes from an estate vineyard with a historic legacy dating back to the 1870s
  • Bill Ballentine's winemaking philosopphy of 'slow and easy' is highlighted by the finesse and elegance of this blend

Winemaker:
William Ballentine

Lot #299- William Hill Estate Winery

2015 Chardonnay
Unfiltered
Napa Valley

Release Date: March 2017

  • From cool climate grapes from Carneros and warm climate grapes from northern Napa Valley
  • This wine was fermented entirely in oak barrels and underwent malolactic fermentation
  • Aged for 15 months in barrel

Winemaker:
Mark Williams

Lot #300- ZD Wines

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

Release Date: October 2016

  • ZD's organically certified Rutherford estate vineyard is the foundation of every vintage
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon; blend selected from top vineyard lots of the vintage
  • 34 months barrel aging in American oak; less than 1,000 cases produced

Winemaker:
Chris Pisani

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