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2015 Auction

Lot 1: A Journey to the Undiscovered Gems of Bordeaux with Mary Gorman-McAdams MW

An in-depth Private Bordeaux Wine Tasting with Master of Wine Mary Gorman-McAdams, who is the North American Adviser to the Bordeaux Wine Council, this is an intimate tasting and seminar for a group of up to 10 people in your own home as Mary Gorman-McAdams MW guides you along the Gironde River while you explore together the notion of terroir through some of the most undiscovered gems of the region. This special tasting will come with a detailed breakdown of the history, geography, soil, vintages, and vinification methods as well as a discussion of the diversity of what makes Bordeaux one of the most renowned Wine Regions in the world. Mary Gorman-McAdams will introduce you to the greatness of the Bordeaux region and it will enable you to be more knowledgeable the next time you buy your next bottle of wine.

Lot 2: The Modern Restaurant & Legendary Magnum Six pack

A Legendary Package that has made its mark both in the food and wine world. Have dinner at Danny Meyers’s Modern Restaurant and join Executive Chef Abram Bissell for a dinner for four people in one of the most stunning dining rooms in all of NYC, overlooking MoMA’s Sculpture Garden. Modern Restaurant is a 3 Star NY Times Rated Restaurant located at the MOMA museum and this also comes with a majestic lineup of 5 of the World’s most sought after Magnums from Bordeaux and a special Magnum of Krug Champagne. This is a rare opportunity to have the chance to obtain all of this in one lot and every single bottle in a magnum format. The following wines are: Chateau Margaux 2015 (expected arrival in Spring of 2017); Cheval Blanc 2005; Chateau Smith Haut Laffite 2009; Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2003; Chateau D’Yquem 2005; Krug Grand Cuvee

Lot 3: The Illimitable Jeroboam Four Pack

Two of most highly regarded Grand Cru Chateaux in the Left Bank are offering a special Jeroboam package directly from their cellars. Be the first one to say that all of your Jeroboams came straight from the Chateau and be ready to celebrate in style with this rare offering of these two highly esteemed Grand Cru Estates of Lynch Bages of Pauillac and Giscours of Margaux. These two magnificent Chateaux represent what Terroir is all about with Chateau Giscours representing the elegance and purity of Margaux and Chateau Lynch Bages showing the power, structure, and intensity of the Pauillac.

2 Jeroboam Magnums of Lynch Bages 2008.

1 Jeroboam of Giscours 2009

1 Jeroboam of Giscours 2015 (Future with expected arrival in Spring of 2017)

Lot 4: “Rive Droite Magnum 2014 6 Pack”

This is not your everyday 6 pack; with three bench mark producers of the Right Bank of Bordeaux and this is your chance to taste greatness with each wine coming straight from the Chateau offering the highest level of provenance. Understand the distinctive differences between these two Right Bank powerhouses of St-Émilion and Pomerol. St-Émilion contains a diversity of soils broadly categorized into two types: the côtes and graves. The hillside côtes are steep limestone slopes and graves is a gravelly limestone plateau resembling soils of the Médoc. The soil of Pomerol is dominated by sand, clay and gravel, with a subsoil of iron pan and rich clay. This 6 pack will include the following:

2 Mags of Beausejour Becot 2014

2 Mags of La Conseillante 2014

2 Mags of Clos Fourtet 2014

This 6 pack will be expected to arrive in Spring of 2016.

Lot 5: A Private Seminar with NY Times Chief Wine Critic and author of the best-selling “How to love Wine” Eric Asimov

Allow the highly respected Eric Asimov of the NY Times and Head of the NY Times Wine School to take you through a journey along the Gironde River and help you understand what makes Bordeaux one of the greatest wine regions in the world. This is a very rare opportunity to taste with one of the wine world’s most respected voices. There will be over 8 Wines Poured for a party of up to 10 people at your location with a Private Sommelier. Topics that will be included are the classification system, variations in Terroir, a breakdown of vintages, and an overview of each major commune. Mr. Asimov is a graduate of Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Conn., and did graduate work in American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is married to Deborah Hofmann, has two children, Jack and Peter, and lives in Manhattan.

Lot 6: “The Ultimate Bordeaux Experience”

Air France and the Top Vignerons of Bordeaux have come together to make this “The Ultimate Bordeaux Experience” for Burdigala 2015. Your trip will begin in style with 4 Business Class Tickets with Air France to Bordeaux. Air France represents everything that is about France chic and elegance. You and your party will visit the great Chateauxs of Bordeaux with no limits and lodging that is considered the best in all of France.

Disclaimer for all Lots: All must be used within one date of the year purchased.