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 #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…

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…

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 #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 #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…
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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…

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,…