SONOMA COUNTY WINEMAKING AT ITS MOST INSPIRED.


Presenting the 2022 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Lots



Lot #50 RAMEY WINE CELLARS

Never before has David Ramey produced an estate Chardonnay entirely fermented and aged in concrete egg. Hailed as "Professor Chardonnay" by Wine Spectator, David has made 100-point Chardonnays and his efforts have helped shape the way many wines…
Papapietro Perry Winery

Lot #52 PAPAPIETRO PERRY WINERY

"Founders' Blend" will never be available as a commercial bottling, no matter how good the blend might be! The Leras Family and Peters Vineyards play a crucial role in Papapietro Perry's lineup, and they rarely have enough fruit to put together…

Lot #53 PATZ & HALL

This lively barrel auction lot was made from Pinot Noir grown in Little Boot Vineyard, so it naturally had to be called "If the Boot Fits, Drink It!" This vineyard is known for creating wines with lower alcohol, higher acidity, and lots of power.…
Ram's Gate

Lot #55 RAM’S GATE WINERY

“Devil in the Details” is the delicious blend of four vineyards that Ram’s Gate Winery usually reserves for their single vineyard program. It seemed to be a pretty simple premise for this first-ever blend, but merging the personalities…
Thompson31Fifty

Lot #57 THOMPSON 31FIFTY WINES

"Single All the Way" succinctly describes this barrel auction lot with its ONE barrel, ONE clone and ONE vineyard composition. Winemaker Patrick Sullivan selected one new French Oak barrel of Pinot Noir from Goose Vineyard, which is planted…

Lot #60 ROCHIOLI VINEYARDS AND WINERY, BACIGALUPI VINEYARDS

"Kindred Soil" is a multigenerational collaboration between two pioneering families in the Russian River Valley who have been sharing winemaking knowledge with each other for decades. Tom, Ryan and Rachael Rochioli together with John, Katey…

Lot #62 WILLIAMS SELYEM WINERY

There are five established neighborhoods in Russian River Valley: Middle Reach, Green Valley of Russian River Valley, Laguna Ridge, Santa Rosa Plain, and Sebastopol Hills. Each one has a unique soil and climatic influence that creates a signature…

Lot #66KOSTA BROWNE WINERY

Kosta Browne Winery has never before and will never again offer this blend from such an iconic quartet of vineyards. Together, the Treehouse, Bootlegger's Hill, Keefer Ranch, and Gap's Crown vineyards combine to create the "Pacific Cuvée,"…
Twomey

Lot #69 TWOMEY

This unique auction lot is a focused expression of the Twomey estate vineyard, Last Stop, through the lens of the clone 122. Located in the heart of the tiny hamlet of Forestville, Last Stop is a Twomey site in the Russian River Valley. Its…