Le Cache Contemp 1400 Classic #1041
We also offer an extended warranty with enhanced coverage for our wine cabinets and cooling units.
All wine cabinets from Le Cache come with a choice of 3 energy-efficient CellarPro cooling units included in the price of the wine cabinet. The 3 CellarPro cooling units are dimensionally sized exactly alike, and therefore they are interchangeable. However, the 3 cooling units differ in terms of their BTUH cooling output and the level of noise that they produce. Each of the 3 cooling units is discussed below.
For more information about sizing the best cooling unit for your cabinet, refer to our Cooling Unit Buying Guide for Wine Cabinets.
The 1800QTL-ECX is our quietest cooling unit, and is designed exclusively for residential use in a temperature-controlled environment. The 1800QTL-ECX is appropriate for all credenzas, Model 1400 and Model 2400 wine cabinets. It also can be used in larger Model 3100, Model 3800 and Model 5200 wine cabinets, provided that the desired cellar temperature is closer to 60F than 55F.
This unit should not be used in ducted applications, or paired with our front duct hood.
Key Stats: 1065 BTUH at 55F, 41 dbA installed in a cabinet.
The 1800QT-ECX cooling unit is approximately 30% more powerful and 4 decibels louder than The 1800QTL-ECX cooling unit. It is designed for residential use in a temperature-controlled environment. The 1800QT-ECX easily can maintain 55F in our largest wine cabinets.
This unit can be used with our front duct hood.
Key Stats: 1380 BTUH at 55F, 45 dbA installed in a cabinet.
The 1800XT-ECX is approximately 5% more powerful and 3 decibels louder than The 1800QT-ECX cooling unit, because it uses more powerful fans. As a result, The 1800XT-ECX is ideally suited for garage environments (with temperatures ranging from 40F to 95F), commercial environments (where the cellar is frequently accessed) and installations with our front-duct hood..
Key Stats: 1456 BTUH at 55F, 48 dbA installed in a cabinet.
1800XTS-ECX cooling units, approximately 30% more powerful than 1800XT-ECX cooling units, also can be used inside Le Cache wine cabinets for an additional charge. Please call us at 707.794.8000 for more information and/or to order.
Specs & Resources
Size: 31w x 29d x 72h (in)
Weight: 320 lbs
115V AC / 60 Hz
Running / Startup Amps (compressor)
- CellarPro 1800QTL-ECX: 2.4 Amps / 14.2 Amps
- CellarPro 1800QT-ECX: 2.9 Amps / 20.1 Amps
- CellarPro 1800XT-ECX: 3.0 Amps / 20.1 Amps
Thermal Load Calculations
Capacity: 172 bottles
Double Deep storage
Racked Slots: 160 bottles (3.8 inch slots)
Bulk Space: approximately 12 bottles (stacked)
2 Years (Cabinet) / 5 Years (Cooling Unit)
Optional Extended Warranty
Click on one of the following links for more information:
- Owner's Manual
- Cooling Unit Selection Guide
- Wine Cabinet Delivery & Inspection Instructions
- Wine Cabinet Filter: Top View Top View
- Top View
- Adjustable Humidity Performance Chart
- Wine Cabinet Monthly Operating Cost
- Cooling Unit Sound Performance
- Interactive Product Demo
Watch Product Video
- Premium Cherry wood veneer
- Hardwood door and furniture trim
- Stainless bar pull and security lock
- Double-pane tinted glass
- Foil-backed polyisocyanurate insulation
- CellarPro energy-efficient cooling unit (made in USA)
- Electronic Thermostat and Digital Display
- Adjustable Humidity Control
- Energy-Saver and Quick-Chill Modes
- Audible and Visual Alarms
- SB/0™ Technology - Flush against the Wall
- Top-vent exhaust
- High Performance Air Filtration System
- All-wood Interlock racks
- Universal racking fits oversized bottles
- Low-heat interior light
- Optional bottle probe
- Five-year warranty on the cooling system
- Two-year warranty on entire cabinet
- Optional Extended Warranty
- In-stock items ship within 5-7 days
Top intake will allow you to place your wine cabinet flush against the wall; however, in order to operate properly, a cabinet with top intake MUST have sufficient clearance ABOVE the cabinet. If sufficient clearance does not exist, rear intake should be selected, and 3-4 inches of clearance must be provided BEHIND the wine cabinet. Regardless, the sides of the cabinet always need to be open - in other words, placement in an enclosed space, alcove or closet will not work unless our front-vent hood is used. Click on our placement requirements tab for more information.
Does the unit really need a dedicated circuit?
A: Yes, our units require dedicated circuits. When we say "dedicated circuit", we mean that the circuit shouldn't have any items that require heavy draws of electricity - eg other appliances, vacuum cleaners, big-screen TVs, blow-dryers - on the same circuit as the cooling unit. Lighting, computers or other low-draw items shouldn't be a problem on the same circuit.
Do I need the condensate drain line?
A: You don't need the drain line because our wine cabinets are constructed to be airtight when the doors are closed, and the cooling unit has a drain pan to catch excess condensation, which is burned off as the cooling unit runs.
Why does the fan run without the compressor?
A: We've programmed our fans to stay "on" for 3 minutes after the compressor turns "off", and then every 15 minutes thereafter , to recirculate moisture inside the cabinet. This fan cycle is extremely energy efficient, and increases the humidity inside the cabinet.
Ratings & Reviews
Elegant Addition to the home
by Greg Gurbach
We converted an old kitchen area into a wine room and used this in place of the old refrigerator. It is elegant and stores a good amount of wine. Have had the unit since 2009.
I shopped extensively for a wine cooler for my condo. My wife insisted on a cabinet that was visually appealing whereas I was more focused on quality construction and quiet refrigeration. Needless to say, the Le Cache 1400 cabinet exceeded both our expectations. Our salesman, Bryan, was knowledgeable, professional and incredibly responsive to my needs. The order process and shipping tracking were flawless, and Bryan was very focused on my complete satisfaction. I would unhesitatingly recommend this product. It is beautifully constructed, holds temperature very well and is extremely quiet. Very glad I made the decision to go with Le Cache and IWA.
High Quality and Elegant
by Joel J.
racking system is significantly better than a pull out shelf. style of wood cabinet is high quality and elegant. customer service is unparalleled.
by Daniel G.
Looking forward to having the Model 1400 make our wine experiences even better.
Quality is superb
by Kimberly J.
The wine cellar is great and matches my dining room furniture perfectly. Quality is superb and I am very pleased with the personal customer service.
It's beautiful - we love it!
by Joann S.
The wine cabinet arrived and the installers were very professional. It's beautiful - we love it!
by John l.
Le Cache is a first class organization delivering a superior product with outstanding service. I highly recommend their products!
Very best wine cellar
by Robert B.
I work in Sonoma/Napa area, and having the very best wine cellar for my wine inventory is critical.
by John R.
Although the hardware for the handle needs replacing (I spoke to one of your staff and he's sending me a replacement), the Le Cache wine cabinet is terrific. I need to step up my wine-buying to live up to it.
by Craig S.
Great experience - would highly recommend your products to others.
by Karen M.
You all are great - a pleasure to deal with.
by Stephen P.
You guys nail it all. Quality unsurpassed. service aged to perfection - from start to finish. I've been impressed with your attention to detail.