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Lot #20 EKTIMO WINERY

"Redolent Rubellite Rhapsody" comes from a one acre estate block of Dijon 115 Pinot Noir. The barrel that captured the essence of the 2022 vintage was selected for this auction lot, showcasing its youthful beauty while teasing with its alluring…
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Lot #19 DUMOL

“Machair” refers to the fertile grassy and sandy plain found on the exposed west-facing shores of Scotland and Ireland. It is a unique habitat and one of the rarest in Europe. The landscape in Annapolis is very similar, although at a higher…

Lot #18 FLOWERS VINEYARDS & WINERY

This small lot of 2022 Chardonnay is a rare blend hailing from both of Flowers' iconic estate vineyards, Camp Meeting Ridge and Sea View Ridge, at the outer reaches of the Sonoma Coast. Singular sites with vastly different terroir and geology,…

Lot #17 CHATEAU ST. JEAN

Chateau St. Jean's 50th anniversary will be celebrated throughout 2023. This Never Before, Never Again auction lot is a nod to the winery’s pioneering role in Sonoma County red wines of distinction, notably Cinq Cépages. This wine was the…
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Lot #16 CRESCERE

This is a selection of the best blend of the best grapes from the Crescere property. Proprietary Red Blend has always been the designation for this wine – however this lot is unique as a special single barrel selection. It reflects the careful…
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Lot #14 MONROY WINES

The Resplendent Quetzal is the symbol and logo of Monroy Wines and 'resplendent' is also an apt descriptor of the wine. Beautifully complex, bright and floral, this is a wine of elegance and subtlety. “Resplendent Cuvée” was completely…

Lot #13 DAVIS BYNUM

“Three-Piece Pinot Noir” is from single vineyard sites, blended together to make something sublime. The deep color and grace of the Swan selection carries the wine, with wild aromas of the hillside block old Wente and spicy barrel fermented…

Lot #11 CHALK HILL ESTATE VINEYARDS & WINERY

While Chalk Hill Estate is known for its rich and elegant Chardonnay, “Culmination Red” marks the culmination of over 40 years of site-specific research with the goal of creating a unique red wine that evokes the character of the Chalk Hill…
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Lot #10 APERTURE CELLARS

Aperture Cellars has worked with SJ Ranch Vineyard for their site-specific portfolio of wines for the past seven years, and now for the first time are isolating some of the most uniquely exquisite blocks for an exercise in singular expression.…
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Lot #1 ACAIBO

A jarre is a vessel that was used in ancient times by Romans when making and aging wine. It is made with clay that is baked at 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit and has less porosity than a barrel, with less than a 2% oxygen exchange. This Never Before,…

Lot #9 BOB CABRAL WINES, JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS

This unique bottling comes from a selection of the best Pinot Noir barrels produced in 2022 from special vineyards along the Sonoma Coast produced by Joseph Phelps Vineyards and Bob Cabral Wines. These two premier Burgundian style wineries have…
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Lot #8 ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS

This selection celebrates the excellence of Alexander Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon and the Wetzel Family's heritage of sharing the special place they call home with wine lovers around the world. Katie Wetzel Murphy and her husband, Dennis…

Lot #7 32 WINDS

The "Whole Lot o' Moonshine" auction lot was made from the winery’s best barrels of outstanding 2021 vintage Pinot Noir from the Moonshine Ranch vineyard in the Sonoma Coast AVA. The 100% whole cluster fermentation adds many dimensions and…

Lot #6 DONUM ESTATE

Donum Estate considers Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to be the King and Queen of Carneros. Keith Haring's "King and Queen" sculpture sits on their highest hilltop, and looking west you can see all the way from the winery to the Ferguson Vineyard.…
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Lot #5 BENZIGER FAMILY WINERY, IMAGERY ESTATE WINERY

This is a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between two powerhouse female winemakers – Lisa Amaroli at Benziger Family Winery and Jamie Benziger at Imagery Estate Winery. This "once in a Blue Moon" occurrence pays tribute to the notes of blue…
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Lot #4 BALLETTO VINEYARDS

Using only California heritage clones, this wine comes from Balletto's esteemed estate vineyards scattered throughout the Sebastopol Hills. The clonal material was made possible by California's wine pioneers, who searched, begged and smuggled…

Lot #3 BANSHEE WINES

“Wind & Fog” is made from Pinot Noir that is grown in the Carneros region, which is influenced by the proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The climate of lingering morning and evening fog as well as cool coastal winds that flow through the…
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Lot #2 BACA WINES

BACA's "Tug O' War" Zinfandel has some impressive history – it is sourced from the oldest section of Maffei Vineyard’s Block 6, which was planted in 1928 by a community of Italian immigrants. Here, gorgeous old vines struggle in limited,…