SONOMA COUNTY WINEMAKING AT ITS MOST INSPIRED.


Presenting the 2022 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Lots



Lot #1 ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS

Merlot got a bad rap when the movie "Sideways" was released. However one sip of this wine and you know that the movie was misleading. Unlike the wine portrayed in that film, this is a seriously big wine with rich, concentrated flavors. Quite…
Acaibo G&C Lurton Estates

Lot #2 ACAIBO

This wine has been crushed, fermented and aged for almost 18 months in an amphora (clay vessel) so it it is named for the only vessel it has seen throughout its life from grape to bottle. The owners of Acaibo have a long heritage of winegrowing…
Benziger

Lot #10 BENZIGER FAMILY WINERY

The "Vitae Vi - Life Force" lot is a Demeter-certified Biodynamic collaboration between Winemaker Lisa Amaroli and Chris Benziger from Benziger’s Sonoma Mountain Estate, specially crafted for SoCoBA by the Benziger Family, 2022 Sonoma County…
MedLock Ames

Lot #20 MEDLOCK AMES

When co-founders Ames Morison and Chris James discovered Bell Mountain Vineyard, they found crumbling terraces and neglected Jefferson clone Merlot vines, believed to have been propagated from vine cuttings taken by Thomas Jefferson at Château…

Lot #24 FERRARI-CARANO VINEYARDS AND WINERY

This barrel lot is a beautiful single vineyard Super Tuscan wine from the high-elevation ranch called LookOut Mountain in southern Alexander Valley. These two sustainably farmed Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese vineyard blocks have never before…
Garden Creek

Lot #31 GARDEN CREEK RANCH VINEYARDS WINERY

The Wappo tribe named the Mayacamas Mountains for the powerful everlasting howls of the mountain lions and coyotes roaming the majestic countryside. The howling penetrates the valley today and to hear it is to understand the great respect the…

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…

Lot #56 SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS & WINERY

For the first time ever, Sebastiani has produced an exclusive blend named "1825 Mission Red" as a tribute to their historic Mission Vineyard. This was the very first vineyard in Sonoma Valley, originally planted to the Black Mission grape in…
Seghesio

Lot #63 SEGHESIO FAMILY VINEYARDS

"Edoardo's Journey" pays homage to the beginning of the Seghesio family story in Sonoma County and the Zinfandel and Sangiovese grapes that continue to be made into beautiful wines today. In 1895, Italian immigrant Edoardo Seghesio and his new…
Reeve Wines

Lot #65 REEVE WINES

Winemaker Noah Dorrance has been enthusiastic about Sangiovese for the past 20 years and it was one of the first varieties he tried his hand at making. After spending much time in Tuscany exploring and tasting, even getting married there, he…