HomeExtra FeaturesWine for Haiti Lot 13 – 1.5L 2004 Radio-Coteau Savoy SOLD Palate Press January 18, 2010 Extra Features, FCG, Wine Spotlight 8 Comments This magnificent bottle was contributed by John Corocran and all the generous people at Think Wine Marketing. One of only 18 magnums produced, this rare, never offered for sale, 1.5L 2004 Radio-Coteau Savoy Anderson Valley is a steal at a listed retail value of $125.00. Handcrafted by Eric Sussman. Lot 13 - Radio-Coteau Magnum “14.4% alc., 480 cases, $48 This prestigious vineyard farmed by Richard Savoy is the source for many notable California Pinot Noirs (Adrian Fog, Barnett, Littorai, and Roessler). This hillside vineyard is located in a cool, yet sunny site northwest of Philo and has a multiple range of clones, exposures and soils. The vineyard was planted in 1992 and 1996. This bottling contains Pommard, Dijon 115, and Martini clone. · This wine has very nice soft red Pinot fruits on the nose and on the palate accentuated by floral and spice elements. The sweet fruit flavors linger on the finish. The whole package is nicely balanced.” – Prince of Pinot S. Tanzer, IWC: 92; Parker: (90-93); Burghound: 89; Pinot Report: 97 (#2 Pinot Noir of 2006) GROWER: Richard Savoy APPELLATION: Anderson Valley, Mendocino GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Northwest of Philo VARIETAL: Pinot Noir SELECTION: Pommard, Dijon 115, Martini VINEYARD AGE: Planted in 1991, 1992 & 1996 SOIL TYPE: Recent terrace deposits with river gravel HARVEST DATE: October 2nd PRODUCTION: 536 Cases UNFINED AND UNFILTERED Think Wine Marketing will ship to the auction winner. Opening bid is $60.00. Minimum bid increment $5.00. [How it works- Each auction lot will get its own post. As soon as it gets its own post, the auction is live. Once a bit of time has passed, and people really know about Wine for Haiti, lots will go live AND HOT. Every item will got "hot" if bidding reaches retail value. Once hot, each lot is on a 24-hour cycle, ending at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time. If a lot goes a full 24 hours, from 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., without a new bid, the last bid in the comments wins. If we get into a bidding war, with the same people going back and forth, one day at a time, we will post something in the comments of that Auction Lot and schedule a time to bid to the death, at a time mutually agreeable to everybody involved.] For more auction Wine for Haiti auction items, please see the Wine for Haiti Auction Catalogue. http://www.shafervineyards.com Andy Demsky I’ll bid $100 — Andy Demsky http://sudairy.com Christina Al-Sudairy I’d like to bid $125 please. http://www.shafervineyards.com Andy Demsky Bidding $150 http://sudairy.com Christina Al-Sudairy $155 http://www.globalwinebank.com Vic Motto Bid $175 http://www.shafervineyards.com Andy Demsky Happy to bid $200 http://www.palatepress.com David Honig This lot is now HOT. 24 hours without a new bid and it is sold. Good luck, everybody. http://www.palatepress.com David Honig LOT CLOSED. SOLD.