La Festa del Barolo 2015 - Gala Dinner & Charity Auction

Auction Lots

1) Drink A Glass (or Three) of History

This unbelievable lot includes three very rare bottles, starting with the impossible to find 1967 Barolo Brunate from Cogno-Marcarini. The 1974 is the first Barbaresco the Ceretto family made from Asili, while Aldo Conterno’s 1978 Barolo Granbussia remains an epic Barolo for its intensity and towering personality.

1967 Cogno-Marcarini Barolo Brunate

1974 Ceretto Barbaresco Bricco Asili

1978 Aldo Conterno Barolo Granbussia


2) Monfortino in Magnum

Treat yourself to Giacomo Conterno’s Barolo Riserva Monfortino, in magnum, from the 1998 vintage, an epic Barolo that promises to drink beautifully for decades.

1998 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino


3) A Trio of Epic Barolos from Vietti

Vietti was one of the first estates to bottle single-vineyard Barolo with their historic 1961 Barolo Rocche, a wine that remains a reference point for the region. This lot includes a bottle each of three majestic Rocches from 1988, 1989 and 1990 vintages.

1988 Vietti Barolo Rocche

1989 Vietti Barolo Rocche

1990 Vietti Barolo Rocche


4) Experience The Magic of 1999

For many years, 1999 was completely overlooked, but today, it is widely recognized as one of the great vintages of the last thirty years. What better way to experience the magic of this historic vintage than with two magnums from Luciano Sandrone and Cordero di Montezemolo.

1999 Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne (magnum)

1999 Cordero di Montezemolo Barolo Enrico (magnum)


5) The Essence of Cannubi

Explore what makes Cannubi one of the most prized and revered sites in Barolo with these two exquisite Barolos from Chiara Boschis.

2005 E. Pira (Chiara Boschis) Barolo Cannubi

2006 E. Pira (Chiara Boschis) Barolo Cannubi


6) Bubbles in Magnum

Indulge in the exquisite 1982 Dom Pérignon Rosé Oenothèque, in the super-rare magnum format. An epic Champagne from the personal cellar of Antonio and Marzia Galloni.

1982 Dom Pérignon Rosé Oenothèque (magnum)

7) Classic 1950s Champagne from Magnum

Go back in time to one of the great Champagnes of the 1950s with this stunning magnum of 1959 Dom Pérignon. From the cellar of a private collector.

1959 Dom Pérignon (magnum)

8) La Spinetta’s Rare Barolo Riserva

Made from the highest and best-exposed parcel in La Spinetta’s Campè vineyard, the estate’s Barolo Riserva is bottled only in magnum. The 2004 is a gorgeous wine to drink now and over the next decade.

2004 La Spinetta Barolo Riserva Campè (magnum)

9) From Piedmont, With Love

Discover the thrill of two of Piedmont’s iconic wines, carefully nestled in Vinous’s Moreschi Wine Tote. From the cellar of Antonio and Marzia Galloni.

1967 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Riserva Asili

1985 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva


10) Bigger is Better

There is nothing better than the big bottle. Build an instant collection of classics with these four super-rare Barolos in 3L format. This lot includes the first release of Vajra’s new Barolo Ravera, Massolino’s flagship Barolo Riserva, Burlotto’s iconic Barolo Monvigliero and Scavino’s epic 1990 Barolo Bric del Fiasc.

2010 G.D. Vajra Barolo Ravera (3L)

2001 Massolino Barolo Vigna Rionda Riserva X Anni (3L)

1996 Burlotto Barolo Monvigliero (3L)

1990 Paolo Scavino Barolo Bric del Fiasc (3L)


Please note that all checks for auction winnings must be personal checks not Foundation or Family Trusts, made out to The Mount Sinai Hospital. 

The information above is current as of January 30, 2015 and is subject to change

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