SONOMA COUNTY WINEMAKING AT ITS MOST INSPIRED.


Presenting the 2022 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Lots



Lot #37 KNIGHTS BRIDGE WINERY

The “New Beginnings” barrel auction lot is the first vintage crafted in Knights Bridge Winery’s new state-of-the-art winery, which opened at the end of 2021. The winery is the culmination of 15 years of exceptional winemaking from the…
Bob Cabral Kanzler

Lot #38 KANZLER VINEYARDS, BOB CABRAL WINES

Exclusive to the Sonoma County Barrel Auction is this first-ever collaborative lot between well-known winemakers Bob Cabral and Alex Kanzler. "Partners in Pinot" highlights what a master, and an up-and-comer, both love most about fruit grown…

Lot #39 KELLER ESTATE WINERY

"Omnia bona sperantibus" is the latin for 'all good things come for those who wait.' Since this is a wine that will need more time in barrel and later in bottle to really mature, it was only natural to call this barrel auction lot "Omina Bona."…

Lot #40 KENDALL-JACKSON

“Dos Vistas” is a blend from a single barrel, hand selected from Winemaster Randy Ullom, 2022 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Icon and Winemaker Susan Lueker's favorite vineyards, Alden Vineyard and Kellogg Vineyard. Thoughtfully crafted for…
MacRostie Trombetta Sangiacomo

Lot #41 MACROSTIE WINERY & VINEYARDS, SANGIACOMO WINES, TROMBETTA FAMILY WINES

The term "Winds of Change" is defined as an event that has started to happen and will cause important changes. In the cool, windswept Petaluma Gap AVA, the winds of change are both literal and figurative. Featuring a block and barrel selection…
Maritana Vineyards

Lot #42 MARITANA VINEYARDS

"Isis Cuvée" is a collaboration between Donald Patz and Isis Daniel, who have worked together to create a distinctive wine from the 2021 vintage of Chardonnay. The diversity between Donald Patz, a longtime wine professional and current owner…

Lot #43 MERRIAM VINEYARDS

The Windacre story is about the pursuit of passion and adventure. Patriarch Peter Merriam realized his aspirations of owning a vineyard and making wine while matriarch Diana Merriam pursed her dream and created a home in Maine called "Windacre…
Martinelli Winery

Lot #44 MARTINELLI WINERY

The "Martinelli Valley Zinfandel" barrel auction lot is the very first time Zinfandel grapes from all of the Martinelli estate vineyards on Martinelli Road have been blended together. Lee Martinelli Sr. coined the term "Martinelli Valley" to…
Domaine de la Riviere and Tolosa

Lot #45 TOLOSA, DOMAINE DE LA RIVIÈRE

"3-2-1 Go" says it all: 3 vineyards, 2 wineries and 1 clone taking collaboration and terroir knowledge to a whole new level. Tolosa and Domaine de la Rivière have partnered to create a never-before wine from the single clone Pommard to showcase…
Mauritson Wines

Lot #46 MAURITSON WINES

Durif is the original name of the grape varietal known today as Petite Sirah and it's a comical misnomer to have the word "petite" associated with what is often a very "big" wine. The "Nothing Petite about Durif" barrel auction lot was created…

Lot #47 MIGRATION WINERY

"Running Creek Barrel Selection" was created using the best fruit from the centerpiece of Migration Winery's estate winegrowing program, Running Creek Vineyard. Located in the heart of the Russian River Valley, the vineyard features 70 acres…

Lot #48 J VINEYARDS & WINERY

"Totality" is a nod to the total solar eclipse that happened in the midst of the 2017 harvest season. By coincidence or perhaps cosmic influence, it's also the month most of the Pinot Noir used to compose this blend was brought into the cellar.…
Meadowcroft Wines

Lot #49 MEADOWCROFT WINES

Meadowcroft Wines has never created a blend sourced exclusively from Dry Creek Valley and featuring more than 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, primarily Clone 1103, from Wyldvin Vineyard (previously Louvau Vineyard). Planted over 30 years ago, this picturesque…

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…
Rodney Strong

Lot #51 RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS

Brothers Vineyard is one of Rodney Strong Vineyards' three hillside vineyards in the Alexander Valley and a jewel in their portfolio of eleven vineyards. Each year, Brothers Vineyards produces dark, intense Cabernet Sauvignon, which forms the…
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.…

Lot #54 PRIDE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS

Rock Arch Vineyard is home to the oldest vines on the Pride estate and bisected by the Napa-Sonoma county line. The vines that produced this barrel auction lot are located at the highest elevation of the entire property, 2,100 feet, and are…