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Lot #40 MARTINELLI WINERY

Never before has Martinelli Winery made a Pinot Noir entirely from one individual clone. To celebrate Lee Sr. & Carolyn Martinelli being honored with the 2023 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Icon award, Winemaker Courtney Robinett Wagoner has…
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Lot #38 KOSTA BROWNE

Kosta Browne has created a captivating one-time exclusive from the historic Sebastopol Hills of Russian River Valley, meticulously focused on the iconic Marshall Ranch vineyard. When initially searching for inspiration for this wine, Winemaker…
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Lot #33 GUARACHI FAMILY WINES

This wine is made from very low yield Calera, Swan and 777 clones and aged separately in French Oak. “Top Secret” takes its name from the horse owned by Alex Guarachi’s daughter when she was 12 years old. This name was chosen because Guarachi…

Lot #32 BENOVIA WINERY

This never before, never again wine comes from heirloom clones of Pinot Noir planted on the middle slope of Benovia’s Tilton Hill Vineyard. Mid-slope is a term used in Burgundy to refer to the portion of vineyards where winegrapes used predominantly…

Lot #23 ENROUTE WINERY

“I Spy a Northern Spy” is a play on words with the children's game "I Spy" and with EnRoute Winery’s Northern Spy Vineyard. The Northern Spy vineyard is named after a heritage apple variety and pays homage to the roots of agriculture prior…
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Lot #30 GARY FARRELL VINEYARDS & WINERY

This special selection comes from two separate blocks at Rochioli Vineyard that have never been picked and fermented separately. One of them sings vibrant, bright, jubilant characteristics, while the other offers depth, with rich, dark, earthy,…

Lot #27 CHEV.

“The Workshop” is a one-of-a-kind CHEV blend, inspired by Michael Browne's time spent in his father's workshop. Fond memories of working side-by-side, investing time and passion into every project they pursued, led Michael to create CHEV,…
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Lot #26 FORT ROSS VINEYARD & WINERY

The Terraces is a block in the Fort Ross Vineyard closest to the Pacific Ocean and planted 100% to Calera Clone. This block wraps around the mountainside and produces elegant, complex wines every vintage. “The Coastal Terraces” made from…

Lot #24 ERNEST VINEYARDS

This Never Before, Never Again cuvée celebrates "Freestone's Hills and Valleys." Ernest Vineyards’ never-ending pursuit to capture the essence of terroir in the coastal redwood forests surrounding the Salmon Creek Watershed drives this beautiful…

Lot #21 EMERITUS VINEYARDS

This wine is from an extraordinarily expressive barrel of 'Elite' selection Pinot Noir from the famed Hallberg Ranch. This coveted field selection was sourced as a “Clone de Valise” (suitcase clone) from Burgundy's legendary La Romanée…
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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 #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 #12 CONVENE BY DAN KOSTA

“Beginnings" represents the 25-year history of Dan Kosta as a Sonoma County vintner. Convene by Dan Kosta was launched on September 8, 2022, and has received much critical acclaim. Working closely with winemaker Shane Finley since their days…

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…

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…

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…
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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…