SONOMA COUNTY WINEMAKING AT ITS MOST INSPIRED.


Presenting the 2022 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Lots



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…

Lot #11 COPAIN WINES

Copain Wines has never before bottled a Pinot Noir from Tidal Break vineyard but decided to embark on this delicious experiment during the exceptional 2021 vintage where they usually make Chardonnay. The goal of Winemaker Ryan Zepaltas with…

Lot #17 DRY CREEK VINEYARD

"50th Anniversary Fumé Blanc" represents an integral piece of history for Sonoma County grape growing and winemaking by recreating Sonoma County's first Fumé Blanc. This exclusive offering was created especially for the Sonoma County Barrel…

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 #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.…