Lieb Family Cellars, from the North Fork of Long Island, contributed three different magnums of their wines, 2007 Reserve Chardonnay, 2007 Reserve Pinot Blanc, and 2002 Meritage. Retail value is $170.00. For those who have not tried the wine coming from the North Fork, you are in for an amazing treat. Lieb Family Cellars wines have been lauded by well-respected critics including Eric Asimov, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, and Howard Goldberg.
“For $18.99 I got a bottle of superb 2007 pinot blanc, made by Lieb Family Cellars on the North Fork of Long Island. What a delicious wine! It was dry and creamy with a captivating texture and a mere 12.5 percent alcohol.” Eric Asimov, The Pour, May 20, 2009.
“By the way, some U.S. wineries make good Pinot Blanc, too, and not just in California. Lieb Cellars on New York’s Long Island makes a good one, for instance.” Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, Wall Street Journal, May 23, 2009.
“Lieb’s 2005 chardonnay ($19.99), buttery and rich, is understated.” Howard Goldberg, New York Times.
Opening bid is $90.00. Minimum bid increment $10.00.
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