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.
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.