Jonathan Swinchatt made an incredibly generous contribution from his cellar, a 1986 Dunn Vineyard Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon. There are not a lot of these twenty-four year old wines are around, a few (a very few) are available on line for prices starting at $129.99.
The absolutely delightful Mary Rocca, of Rocca Family Vineyards, generously contributed a 3 night stay at Rocca's guest cottage (sleeps one couple) plus threes bottles of Rocca Family Vineyards Estate Wines, 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2004 Syrah (94 pts WS). Retail Value: $1300.00.
The always-generous folks over at Cleavage Creek Cellars sent three different bottles of wine for our action, their 2005 Tracy Hills Cabernet Syrah, 2007 tray Hills Merlot-Shiraz, and 2009 Tracy Hills Reserve Chardonay, total retail value $54.00.
The folks at Peconic Bay Winery get into the spirit of things with the generous donation of two different cases of their award-winning wine. This lot is for a case of their 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, retail value $264.00.
Huneeus Vintners, which already contributed a 3.0L Quintessa plus a wine tour, has opened their hearts and cellars again to offer this 3.0L Faust Cabernet. Retail value $200.00.
Rodney Strong Vineyards is the generous benefactor for our second huge format special offering, a 6.0L bottle of 2005 Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon Rockaway. Retail value is $600.00. This is a single bottle ...