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2016 SoCo Barrel Auction Lot #86 Walt Wines Bob's Ranch Pinot Noir

ITEM 8234947 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
2 $50
Item Sold Amount Date
I8245022 1 $50 May 29, 2022
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SoCo Barrel Auction

SoCo Barrel Auction is an annual event organized by the Sonoma County Vintner to promote wines from Sonoma County. The live auction is held each spring and it offers futures on barrels of Sonoma County cuveés made specially for the auction. The auction is open only to members of the trade.


United States, California, Sonoma, Sonoma Coast

Sonoma Coast AVA runs from San Pablo Bay in the south to Mendocino County in the north. It includes 7,000 vineyard acres and earned AVA status in 1987. Its proximity to the Pacific Ocean means it gets double the rainfall of nearby inland appellations and the ocean gives the appellation a relatively cool climate. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir can thrive in these conditions, and there are numerous producers making critically acclaimed Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


Red Wine, Pinot Noir

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.