Auction 26 | Lot No. 8
Red Table Wine
5 cases produced
- First meritage blend from our estate vineyards
- Estate Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot
- Aging in 70% new French oak
- Your wine is beautiful and one of a kind
Your 2021 lot represents our 22nd vintage. After 10 years of improvements to our estate vineyard, the dream of a Pomerol style wine will come to fruition.
- Wine is unfiltered
- Sustainably produced
- Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
Gus Kalaris is the founder and owner of Constantine Wines, Inc a thirty two year old wine distribution and import company that has enjoyed a great reputation for premium offerings. Gus is responsible for all purchasing, sales and marketing. Under his leadership, Constantine Wines has enjoyed decades of uninterrupted growth. Kalaris also has extensive experience building wine brands that compete in all ranges. Prior to starting Constantine, he held consulting positions with Mar-Salle Imports and Washington Wholesalers. Gus is a very outgoing and seasoned professional. In addition to his ownership responsibilities at Constantine, Kalaris founded AXIOS, a premium Napa Valley wine brand in 1999 to much acclaim. The success of Axios has spawned the WORTHY, TRUTH, TELIOS, PHILOTIMO and KALARIS FAMILY brands. Gus, a Greek American, born in Washington, DC is fluent in the Greek language and dedicated to his heritage. Kalaris has received numerous awards and national recognition for his charitable endeavors and serves on many charitable and philanthropic boards including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Cal Ripken Sr Foundation. His proudest achievement is the raising of his family. Gus resides in Maryland and Napa Valley.
Country born: USA
Years in the wine industry: 30+ years
Q&A With the Winemaker
Q: What was your inspiration for this offering?
A: Lot Features: This wine is 100% estate grown and bottled. This wine is sustainably produced. This wine is unfiltered.
7 Hastings Road
Holmdel NJ 07733
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection