At Modern Luxury, connection and community define who we are. We use cookies to improve the Modern Luxury experience - to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. We take your privacy seriously and want you to be aware that we have recently made changes to our Privacy Policy, which can be found here.

I AGREE
    

Top 5 Global Grapes

The Modern Luxury Editors | October 7, 2016 | Feature Features

Sip the bounty of vines the world over when you visit Orange County's finest purveyors of wine.
Juliette Kitchen + Bar's vast collection of vinos

1. Andrea
Among the bottles uncorked here is the 1988 Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo DOCG ($660) from Piedmont. It comes from 100 percent estate-owned Grand Cru vineyards of Barolo. Cesare Borgogno started putting aside 20,000 bottles a year in 1920.

2. Enosteak
Food and Bev Assistant Manager Samantha Clevinger will tell you to pick the 1978 Chateau Haut-Brion, Pessac-Leognan ($725) from Bordeaux—there are only three bottles left at the eatery.

3. Juliette Kitchen + Bar
While vinos from California and Oregon are staples, co-owner and Bev Director John Hughes rounds out his lineup with global finds—like the 2009 DRC Echezeaux ($1,200) from Burgundy.

4. Selanne Steak Tavern
Peruse the list’s Exclusive 100 Point Club section; then fill your glass with the 2010 Penfolds Bin 170 Kalimna Vineyard Block 3C Shiraz from Australia ($2,365). It debuted in 2014 to honor 170 years of history at the winery.

5. Stonehill Tavern
The 1907 D’Oliveiras Malvasia ($1,907) from Madeira was bottled in June 2015 and smells like “everything amazing about breakfast,” says sommelier Paul Coker.



Tags:

Photography by: