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LEGENDARY CABERNET DINNER

Legends of Cabernet Dinner - SOLD OUT

Sunday, September 13, 2020 | $2,500 per couple 

 

The unique evening will feature 24 bottles of rare wines specially selected to create an experience that is not only unique, but also impossible to repeat.  

 

Eight guests will taste cult and rare Cabernets - some of the very finest produced in California, such as Screaming Eagle and Harlan - plus rare Bordeaux, including first growth Chateau Mouton, Lafite, and Cheval Blanc, and perhaps the finest wine produced by second growth Pauillac, Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou. Each wine has received an "outstanding" rating of 94 to 100 points from Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator magazine, Antonio Galloni's Vinous, or wine critic James Suckling for Decanter magazine. 

 

Artemis Food Catering & Events, a Classic Wines Auction favorite, will prepare a multi-course feast designed to complement the Rawlinsons' wines. 

WINES TO BE SERVED

(The Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator ratings based on 100-point scale are set forth in parentheses.)

 

These legendary aperitif wines will consist of 10 wines: two whites, three aged Bordeaux, three aged Verite Bordeaux-style Cult Cabernet, a 2004 Screaming Eagle, and a 100-rated 2010 Harlan.

 

APERITIF WINES

 

Aperitif White

2003 Louis Latour Batard-Montrachet (96-100)

2012 Marcassin Marcassin Vineyard Chardonnay (100)

 

Aperitif Cult Cabernet

2004 Screaming Eagle Cabernet (97)

2010 Harlan Cabernet (100)

 

NEW WORLD/OLD WORLD GRAND CRU TASTE-OFF

 

2002 Verite La Muse (Pomerol style) (99) vs. 2000 Chateau  La Conseillante (Pomerol) (97)

2002 Verite La Desir (Saint-Emilion) (97) vs. 2001 Chateau Cheval Blanc (Saint-Emilion) (95)

2002 Verite LaJoie (Pauillac) (98) vs. 1999 Chateau Mouton (Pauillac) (94)

 

The dinner will feature 14 bottles (750 ml) of legendary Cabernet wines selected to make this dinner not only unique, but also impossible to repeat.  Each of the 14 Cabernet wines was rated outstanding (94-100) by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator magazine, Antonio Galloni's Vinous, or wine critic James Suckling for Decanter.

 

DINNER WINES

 

Bordeaux

1982 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou (97)

1990 Chateau Lynch-Bages (98)

1993 Chateau Lafite (95)

1997 Chateau Duhart-Milon-Rothschild (97)

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

1993 Opus One (95)

1996 Ridge Montebello (97)

2000 Bond Vecina (95)

2002 Phelps Insignia (100)

2003 Dominus (96)

2005 Paul Hobbs Beckstoffer To Kalon (97)

2007 Beringer Private Reserve (97-100)

2007 Philippe Melka Metisse (96)

2009 Morlet Coeur de Vallee (98-100)

2009 Caymus Special Selection (96)

 

CONTRIBUTED BY

Denny & Diane Rawlinson