40 Auberge Road
4beds
4full 1halfbaths
4,712sqft
21.5acre lot

Contemporary Vineyard Estate at Prestigious Auberge Enclave in Rutherford

Located on 21.5 acres of land adjacent to the iconic five-star luxury hotel Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford, this magnificent, contemporary vineyard estate features a Main House designed by Scott Johnson featuring high ceilings, wall-to-wall floor to ceiling custom metal windows & doors showcasing the panoramic views of Napa Valley, the 75 feet pool, hot-tub, the lush gardens and the 3.11 acres of premium hillside Rutherford AVA Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard, known for its exceptional complexity. The appx. 3,500 square feet, single level main house offers an expansive open floor plan combining living-dining room and the state-of-art gourmet kitchen equipped with Sub-Zero refrigerator, Blue Star stove/oven and 3 countertop appliance garages. There are two bedrooms, each with a deluxe bath.  There is an office plus a media room/3rd bedroom. The spacious primary bedroom features wall-to-wall glass doors opening onto terraces, a walk-in closet, a luxurious bathroom and an adjacent room with custom German made sliding doors to conform to an office or his & hers bedrooms.

The approximately 1,200 square feet Guest House designed by renowned architect Stanley Saitowitz offers two individual bedroom suites, a living/dining/kitchen combination great room opening onto a spacious deck overlooking the stunning valley views and the estate vineyard on both sides of the drive.

At the main house, the beautifully manicured landscaping designed by Jack Chandler incorporates multiple patios settled in harmony within the naturally wooded, rocky hillside and a cozy outdoor fireplace, creating the perfect setting for an ultimate wine country lifestyle.

Other features include a saltwater system for the pool, a Kohler Power Systems 100 generator, 3 air conditioning units, 3 furnaces, new roof at the main house, a 400 sq ft temperature-controlled wine cellar/storage, updated ADT alarm system, new hot water heater and dual 1,000-gallon propane tanks (2,000 total). Veneered corten steel facade and walls encasing parts of the vineyards on the property. Hand burnished concrete floors and custom electronic recessed sun shades at both the main house and the guest house.

The 3.11 acres vineyard in five blocks produced 10.774 tons of grapes in 2023 was sold to Alpha Omega winery in St. Helena. A 10-ton+ grape production would equate to appx. 500-600 cases of wine with a current market value of $300 retail per bottle. After expenses, this could equate to a profit of over $1,600,000.

The property is adjacent to prestigious Auberge du Soleil, the wine country's most iconic luxury resort hotel and restaurant. Inspired by the South of France, infused with California soul, this resort is nestled in a 33-acre sunlit olive grove on the slopes of Rutherford Hill, featuring majestic views of Napa Valley. Distinguished as a prestigious Relais & Chateaux property, and Forbes Five Star resort, Auberge du Soleil offers 50 spacious, contemporary guest rooms, suites, and two private maisons, that include an extensive array of amenities and services.

The Restaurant, a 16-time recipient of a coveted Michelin Star, offers fine dining complemented by an award-winning wine list, within an intimate indoor setting or outdoors on the terrace with sweeping vineyard views. The adjacent Bistro & Bar provides a more casual dining experience, perfect for sunset cocktails and oysters on the Terrace.

Located between Oakville and St. Helena, the Rutherford AVA is a Mecca for those who love Cabernet in particular, offering up the kind of full-bodied, luxurious Cabs and a delightful array of Bordeaux blends. Rutherford’s got a special something in its soil—a magical mix of gravel and sandy loam along with a unique microclimate, gives grapes a longer time to hang and develop flavor. All this leads to wines that boast tannins softened into a smooth, dusty elegance, creating the renowned “Rutherford Dust”—a signature trait that’s become one of the most captivating qualities of Rutherford. Renowned wineries including Beaulieu Vineyard (BV), Inglenook, Peju, Cakebread, Rutherford Hill, and Sullivan Rutherford.

The location of 40 Auberge is one of the most prestigious in the entire Napa Valley, with entre to the world's most prestigious events and with it the opportunity to have memberships to the finest clubs and societies.  It is a rare and unique opportunity to step into a world of the finest wines and own the land where you can build your own wine brand on the shoulders of giants.

40 Auberge Road
Rutherford, CA 94574
Presented By
Olivia Hsu Decker
Founder and Co-Owner
Golden Gate Sothebys International Realty
415.720.5915 Private Line
00712080
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