2017 Live Auction Lots

 

Lot # 400 Perfect Napa Cult Cabs

1997 Colgin Herb Lamb Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 99
2002 Colgin IX Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 100
2002 Harlan Estate, RP 100
2006 Colgin Cellars IX Estate Napa Valley Red Wine, RP 100

Value: $3,104

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle

Lot # 401 Chardonnay for Days

2009 Marcassin, Marcassin Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 98
2010 Morlet Family Vineyards Ma Douce Chardonnay, WS 92
2011 Marcassin, Marcassin Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 97 (2)
2011 Peter Michael Winery Ma Belle-Fille Estate Chardonnay
2012 Aubert Wines Eastside Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 99
2012 Aubert Wines Larry Hyde & Sons Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 96
2012 Aubert Wines Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 95
2012 Peter Michael Winery Belle Cote Chardonnay, RP 99
2012 Peter Michael Winery La Carriere Chardonnay, RP 98
2013 Aubert Wines Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 96
2013 Peter Michael Winery La Carriere Chardonnay, RP 97
2013 Peter Michael Winery Mon Plaisir Chardonnay, RP 97
2013 Revana Carneros Chardonnay, WS 92
2014 Aubert Wines CIX Chardonnay, RP 98-100
2014 Aubert Wines Eastside Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 98-100
2014 Aubert Wines Lauren Vineyard Chardonnay, RP 95-98

Value: $2,916

Generously contributed by:
Mike Kerr

Lot # 402 Truffle Hunt Under the Tuscan Sun

This once-in-a-lifetime experience features 7 nights at the private Cortona Countryside Villa in a 2-bedroom, 3-bath cottage overlooking the Valdichiana valley. You’ll participate in a unique Truffle Hunt to learn about the seduction of truffles in the beautiful Tuscan Woods. You’ll visit a truffle museum and savor a marvelous 4-course luncheon with truffle-inspired dishes and local paired wines. During your stay you’ll receive daily chef-prepared breakfasts and maid service, and modern amenities such as air conditioning, WiFi, satellite TV and a washing machine. The package is good for up to 4 people, but upgrades to a larger villa may be available. Peak truffle hunting season is March to November, but there is ample harvest year-round. Reservations are required and are based on availability. Must be booked at least 60 days in advance. Expires 3/18.

Value: Priceless

Lot # 403 Triple Threat

2003 Harlan Estate, RP 98
2006 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 98
2011 Schrader Cellars Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard RBS Cabernet Sauvignon, WS 91

Value: $3,740

Generously contributed by:
Fred & Wendy Salter

Lot # 404 90 Point Plus Bordeaux

2000 Malescot St. Exupery Margaux, RP 95
2000 Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, RP 96
2004 Château Trotanoy, WS 92
2005 Château Certan de May de Certan, RP 95
2005 Chateau L’Eglise-Clinet, RP 100
2005 Chateau Leoville Barton, WS 96
2008 Chateau Cos d’Estournel, WS 90
2009 Chateau Cos d’Estournel, WS 100
2009 Chateau Leoville-Las Cases Grand Vin de Leoville, RP 98
2009 Chateau Leoville Poyferre, RP 100
2009 Château Pape Clément, RP 95
2010 Château Léoville Barton, RP 96
2010 Chateau Pichon Longueville au Baron de Pichon-Longueville, RP 97

Value: $3,090

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle
Mike Kerr

Lot # 405 Wine Paired Dinner at Batesby Farm

Experience a five-course dinner for ten at Batesby Farm, the home of Joann Leatherby and Dr. Greg Bates, in beautiful rural Modjeska Canyon. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Starr Cornwall, master fromagier and chef extraordinaire. Each course will be paired with fine wines provided by wine collector, Dan Vogt, owner of VintageWineNow.com, creating the perfect marriage of food and wine. Wines will include perfectly stored, collectible wines from four decades, sourced from around the world.

Value: $6,000

Generously contributed by:
Dan and Diane Vogt, vintagewinenow.com
Joann Leatherby and Greg Bates

Lot # 406 Private Jet to Napa

Jet out of Orange County from John Wayne Airport to Napa on a Hawker 400XP private jet charter for three couples (expires 3/18). You’ll enjoy a two-night stay at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley (expires 3/18) and tasting experiences at Del Dotto Vineyards (expires 3/18), Herb Lamb Vineyards (expires 10/17), Progeny Winery (expires 3/18), Pont Neuf Winery (expires 3/18), and William Cole Vineyards (expires 12/18). Reservations are required and are based on availability.

Value: $23,500

Generously contributed by:
Del Dotto Vineyards
Herb Lamb Vineyards
Pont Neuf
Progeny Winery
Regency Air
William Cole Vineyards

Lot # 407 Land Rover Off-Road

Climb behind the wheel of a Land Rover for a truly memorable weekend at the Land Rover Driving School at Quail Lodge & Golf Club on the Monterey Peninsula in Carmel Valley, CA. Their dedicated off-road course offers an exciting outdoor adventure of endless obstacles including ascents, descents, side-tilts, log crossings, and rock crawls. You’ll enjoy customized private lessons to cover expedition-style, off-road driving and proper Tread Lightly procedures which will make this an experience unlike any other. Package includes weekend use of a Land Rover and two-night stay at Quail Lodge & Golf Club. Reservations are required and are based on availability. Expires 3/18.

Value: $5,000

Generously contributed by:
Jaguar Land Rover Aston Martin Newport Beach

Lot # 408 Robert Parker 100 Point Bordeaux

1986 Château Mouton Rothschild, RP 100
1990 Chateau Beauséjour Duffau-Lagarrosse, RP 100
2000 Chateau La Clusière, RP 100
2000 Château Margaux, RP 100
2003 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, RP 100

Value: $5,432

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle

Lot # 409 Rhône

1952 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Les Jumelles Côte-Rôtie
1988 E. Guigal La Landonne Côte Rôtie, RP 100
1990 Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage La Chapelle, RP 100
1998 E. Guigal La Landonne Côte Rôtie, RP 100
1998 Domaine Marc Sorrel Hermitage Le Gréal, RP 96
1999 E. Guigal La Mouline Côte-Rôtie, RP 100
2004 E. Guigal La Landonne Côte Rôtie, WS 95

Value: $3,839

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle

Lot # 410 Exclusive Williams Selyem Sonoma Experience

A couple will enjoy a 3-night stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission and enjoy a private tour, tasting and picnic lunch at the exclusive Williams Selyem Winery, which is not available or open to the public. You’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look at the winery that has set a new standard for Pinot Noir winemaking in the US. You will also have an immediate spot on their restricted list. You’ll enjoy a VIP 6-course dinner with wine pairings at Valette Restaurant, and an 8-hour chauffeured executive sedan during your stay to drive you to Healdsburg where the winery and restaurant are located. This package includes coach airfare from any metropolitan airport to San Francisco or Oakland. Reservations are required and are based on availability. Must be booked at least 60 days in advance. Expires 3/18.

Value: Priceless

Lot # 411 Scarecrow Vertical

2007 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 100
2008 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, WS 96
2009 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, WS 94
2010 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 98
2011 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 91
2012 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 98
2013 Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 100

Value: $4,164

Generously contributed by:
Mike Kerr

Lot # 412 Rare Red Bordeaux

2000 Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, RP 100
2000 Château Ausone, RP 98
2003 Château Ausone, RP 100

Value: $4,095

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle

Lot # 413 A Smash Hit

Be a part of the onstage magic during Pacific Symphony’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture on September 9, 2017 at the Pacific Amphitheater! Ring one of the hundreds of bells, bang a drum, or strike the triangle, as the winning bidder will join the musicians and play alongside the orchestra’s world-class percussion section. You’ll receive a private coaching session with Principal Percussionist Rob Slack to learn the detailed intricacies of navigating complex percussion scores, plus you’ll rehearse and learn about a variety of percussive instruments. Perform live with the amazing musicians of Pacific Symphony, who will make this an experience you’ll never forget! This is a perfect gift package for percussion enthusiasts of all ages.

Value: $4,500

Lot # 414 Aloha Maui

Escape to an exotic island surrounded by glistening, white sandy shores, flourishing tropical scenery and intriguing wild life. The symphony of gently lapping waves beckons visitors to explore Maui’s many hidden wonders. Enjoy seven-nights preset for Thursday, August 31, 2017 through Thursday, September 7, 2017 in a Deluxe Ocean View room at the Ka’anapali Beach Club in Maui, Hawaii. Round-trip economy airfare for two provided by Alaska Airlines. Tickets good for domestic flight numbers 1-999, 2000-2999, and 3450-3499, to 33 US states including Hawaii, New York, and more.

Value: $5,000

Generously contributed by:
Alaska Airlines
Charles and Ling Zhang

Lot # 415 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

1978 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
1990 Henri Bonneau Cuvée Spéciale Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 96
2006 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 95
2007 Château de Beaucastel Hommage a Jacques Perrin, RP 100
2007 Clos Saint Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 94
2007 Bosquet des Papes A la Gloire de mon Grand-Père Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 94
2007 Domaine de la Solitude Châteauneuf-du-Pape, WS 91
2007 Domaine Olivier Hillaire Châteauneuf-du-Pape, WS 93
2009 Château de Beaucastel Hommage à Jacques Perrin Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 99
2009 Delas Freres Hermitage Domaine des Tourettes, RP 98
2010 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Impériale, RP 99

Value: $3,232

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle
Mike Kerr

Lot # 416 Big Boys

Magnum 2001 La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904, RP 96
Magnum 2007 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape, RP 99
Magnum 2007 M. Chapoutier Barbe Rac Châteauneuf-du-Pape , RP 98
Magnum 2010 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling GG, RP 99
Magnum 2010 Saxum Vineyards Booker Vineyard, RP 98
Magnum 2010 Vega-Sicilia Valbuena 5, RP 96
Magnum 2011 Cobb Coastlands Vineyard Pinot Noir
Magnum 2011 Saxum Vineyards James Berry Vineyard, RP 96
Magnum 2011 Saxum Vineyards Paderewski Vineyard Rhone Blend, RP 97
Magnum 2012 Saxum Vineyards Paderewski Vineyard Rhone Blend, RP 96
Magnum 2013 Herb Lamb Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon
Magnum 2013 Lewelling Wight Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, RP 93
Magnum 2013 Saxum Vineyards Booker Vineyard, RP 98-99
Magnum 2013 Saxum Vineyards Paderewski Vineyard Rhone Blend, RP 96-99
Magnum 2013 William Cole Vineyards Cuvée Claire Cabernet Sauvignon, signed by winemaker, RP 95

Value: $4,333

Generously contributed by:
David Doyle
Golden State Wine Co.|Vega-Sicilia
Herb Lamb Vineyards
Lewelling Vineyards
Mike Kerr
William Cole Vineyards

Lot # 417 Top 12 Wines from Wine Spectator’s Top 100

2013 Lewis Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, WS 95
2014 Domaine Serene Dundee Hills Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay, WS 95
2014 Beaux Frères Ribbon Ridge The Beaux Frères Vineyard Pinot Noir, WS 95
2013 Château Climens Barsac, WS 97
2011 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Asili Riserva, WS 96
2014 Orin Swift Machete, WS 94
2012 Ridge Monte Bello, WS 94
2013 Antinori Toscana Tignanello, WS 94
2013 Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Pessac-Léognan White, WS 96
2014 Hartford Family Russian River Valley Old Vine Zinfandel, WS 93
2015 Hamilton Russell Chardonnay Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Chardonnay, WS 94
2012 Abadia Retuerta Viño de la Tierra de Castilla y León Selección Especial Sardon de Duero, WS 93

Value: $1,200

Generously contributed by:
Anonymous
Orin Swift

Lot # 418 Santa Barbara Polo Getaway

Drive up the coast for a summer weekend in an Aston Martin, where you’ll stay two nights at the exclusive Bacara Resort and Spa. Two couples will enjoy luxurious accommodations and amenities in this elite hotel overlooking the Pacific Ocean, just north of Santa Barbara. You’ll also enjoy a day at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, experiencing luxury box seating for four at a Summer Sunday polo outing featuring the Farmers & Merchants polo team, complete with wine tasting and catered lunch. The polo outing is valid June through July 2017. Your Aston Martin requires advance reservations and is good for up to 48 hours maximum, 750 miles total, and expires 3/18.

Value: $6,100

Generously contributed by:
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Jaguar Land Rover Aston Martin Newport Beach
Pacific Hospitality Group