Sonoma County Barrel Auction


These Sonoma County Barrel Auction lots were auctioned off on May 3, 2024. Stay tuned for next year's 2025 SoCoBA lots!



Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #3 Benziger Family Winery

“Mother Earth” is a distinctive first bottling from a single block of organically-farmed Old Wente Clone Chardonnay, sourced from the renowned Sangiacomo Vineyard. At Benziger, the Chardonnay grape isn't just a grape, it's a tiny, round…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #20 Ernest Vineyards

Joyce Vineyard is the southernmost vineyard in the West Sonoma Coast AVA. Perched on a steep, southeastern facing slope and ringed by Redwoods and coastal pines, this isolated vineyard truly feels like standing on the “Edge of the World.”…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #24 Fisher Vineyards

This "High Elevation Heritage" barrel auction lot represents a special selection from the 20th consecutive vintage produced from the winery’s Mountain Estate Vineyard. First planted in 1999 to a selection of Dijon clones, this hillside site…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #31 Merriam Vineyards

“Downeast Old Wente” is a block-designated wine from Eastside Estate Vineyard. The grapes from this mono-clone block are hand-picked, pressed and fermented independently to distinguish its unique characteristics from the rest. Winemaker…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #41 Patz & Hall

This lot is composed of 100% Chardonnay from a single barrel from the Patz & Hall Green Valley Estate. The wine contains eight clones of Chardonnay, planted in a Massal Selection to increase aromatic complexity and texture. The clones include…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #53 Rombauer Vineyards

The Sangiacomo family has farmed the Carneros region for generations. The fruit for “Home Ranch” comes from Home 82, the oldest block at the Sangiacomo family's original homestead located on the Sonoma County side of the cool, windy Carneros…
Rombauer Vineyards

Lot #59 Thompson 31Fifty Wines

This “3 Block Chardonnay” is a one-of-a-kind blend and hails from three single vineyard sources: Vineyard Block 1 from the Thompson 31Fifty Sister Sophie's Estate, planted to a Montrachet clone; Vineyard Block 2 from a block at the Bacigalupi…