Deerfield Ranch Winery, in an amazing display of generosity, contributed a case of their flagship Meritage blend, DRX from the 2001 vintage, selected from the library. Retail value is $1,200.00.
Lot 68 – Deerfield DRX 2001
45% Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County
31% Merlot, Sonoma County
17% Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley
4% Malbec, Clear Lake
3% Petit Verdot, Clear Lake
DRX is a barrel select Meritage blended from just the best tasting barrels of Bordeaux varietals from several of Deerfield’s 27 partner vineyards in Sonoma, Napa and Lake Counties, each barrel collecting “X’s” of approval from winemaker Robert Rex as he and his assistants taste through the lots during their first two years of barrel aging in the Deerfield caves. After blending the DRX is returned to the best barrels for a third year of aging before it is bottled. The 2001 being offered has now been bottled aged to its penultimate depth and balance in the cradle where it was conceived. 680 cases were made. Less then 50 remain.
Opening bid is $800.00. Minimum bid increment $25.00.
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