Host's Guide Holiday 2012: Winter Vintages

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    Barware, from left: Ralph Lauren Home Sabrina tray and Adley corkscrew; Baccarat Chateau wine glass and Clair de Lune wine glasses; Saint-Louis Oxymore water glass; Rogaska Saint Tropez decanter. Except where otherwise indicated, all from Gearys (www.gearys.com). Wallpaper from Graham & Brown (www.grahambrown.com). Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Camille Giroud 2009 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Aubert 2010 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Reuling Vineyard Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Bond Estate 2008 Vecina Napa Valley Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Amuse Bouche 2010 Merlot Napa Valley Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Blackbird Vineyards 2009 Illustration Proprietary Red Wine Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Captûre 2011 Sauvignon Blanc Les Pionniers Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Chappellet 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Charles Heidsieck 1995 Blanc des Millénaires Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Brewer-Clifton 2009 Pinot Noir Clos Pepe Vineyard Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Chateau d’Yquem 2009 Sauternes Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Diatom 2010 Kodo Chardonnay Santa Rita Hills Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Château Pavie 2009 St.-Émilion Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Dom Pérignon 2003 Brut Champagne Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Dominus Estate 2009 Red Wine Napa Valley Photo by Cordero Studios
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    EnRoute 2010 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Les Pommiers Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Harlan Estate 2008 Proprietary Red Napa Valley Photo by Cordero Studios
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    E. Guigal 2008 Côte-Rôtie La Landonne Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Joseph Drouhin 2009 Chassagne-Montrachet Morgeot Marquis de Laguiche Premier Cru Photo by Cordero Studios
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    M. Chapoutier 2009 Ermitage L’Ermite Blanc Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Inama 2010 Soave Classico Vigneti di Foscarino Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Marchesi Antinori 2009 Tignanello Toscana Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Michele Chiarlo 2009 Barbaresco Asili Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Marchesi Antinori 2008 Solaia Toscana Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Penfolds 2007 Grange South Australia Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Royal Tokaji 2005 Betsek Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Piper-Heidsieck Millésime 2002 Brut Champagne Rare Photo by Cordero Studios
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    Pine Ridge 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Fortis Napa Valley Photo by Cordero Studios
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CLASSIC BALANCE AND FINESSE
Blackbird Vineyards 2009 Illustration Proprietary Red Wine
Chappellet 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill
Château Haut-Brion 2009 Pessac-Léognan
Colgin 2009 IX Estate Proprietary Red Wine
Dominus Estate 2009 Red Wine Napa Valley
Fattoria le Pupille 2007 Saffredi Maremma Toscana
Frank Family 2008 Winston Hill Rutherford
Harlan Estate 2008 Proprietary Red Napa Valley
Le Macchiole 2008 Messorio Toscana
Louis Jadot 2009 Clos Vougeot Grand Cru
Marchesi Antinori Guado al Tasso 2008 Guado al Tasso Bolgheri Superiore
Michele Chiarlo 2009 Barbaresco Asili
O’Shaughnessy Estate Vineyards 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Mount Veeder
Rodney Strong 2009 Alexander’s Crown Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
Spottswoode 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Tenuta dell’Ornellaia 2009 Ornellaia Toscana

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