13. Napa Valley and Beyond with Chris Carpenter


Christopher Carpenter is the winemaker for many of Napa Valley’s most prestigious wineries including Cardinale, Lokoya, La Jota Vineyard, Mt. Brave, and Caladan, as well as Hickinbotham in South Australia’s McLaren Vale. Over the past two decades, Chris has earned a reputation for taming Napa Valley’s mountain tannins and creating legendary Cabernet Sauvignon. He believes in maximum attention in the vineyards and minimal intervention in the winery to create the purest expression of place.  

This unprecedented auction lot invites three couples to embark on a luxurious wine country experience at multiple estates featuring the wines of Christopher Carpenter. Stay three nights at the Spire Collection’s newest private residence, the Manzanita House, located on Spring Mountain. Spend your days enjoying exclusive VIP tasting accompanied by stunning views of the Napa Valley at Cardinale, Lokoya, and The Spire Collection in Calistoga. Take home a stunning six bottle set of highly rated wines from Christopher Carpenter’s coveted portfolio to enjoy for years to come.  

This Lot Includes:

Three (3) night stay at the Manzanita House private residence for three (3) couples 

Exclusive VIP tastings at Cardinale, Lokoya, and The Spire Collection in Calistoga for three (3) couples 

One (1) 6-bottle set of wines per couple of: 

2019 Caladan Cabernet Franc (RP 93+, WS 92) 

2019 Cardinale (RP 96, WS 95) 

2019 Hickinbotham ‘The Peake’ Cabernet Shiraz (RP 97, WS 95) 

2019 La Jota Vineyard Co Cabernet Sauvignon (RP 94, WS 93)  

2019 Lokoya Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon (RP 98, WS 96) 

2019 Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon (RP 94, WS 94)


Donated by: The Wines of Chris Carpenter

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