Jones Family Vineyards

2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley

2013 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 17 | Lot No. 82
Vintage: 2011

Jones Family Vineyards

Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


The first Sauvignon Blanc made by acclaimed winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown was for Jones Family Vineyards. For this year’s Premiere Napa Valley lot, Thomas has selected the single barrel from 2011 that he thinks best portrays the character of our small vineyard in Rutherford and his style in crafting a Sauvignon Blanc.

Aging Process

Aged in French Oak Barrels

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Thomas Rivers Brown

Winemaker, Jones Family Vineyards

Winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown

Thomas says his experience as a winemaker are the best 38 years of his life.

Country born: United States

Education: Zero formal training.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Honors / Awards:
Food and Wine Winemaker of the Year 2010.

Winemaking Philosophy:
Thomas believes in non-interventionist style that eschews technology and all elements that contribute to sameness. He sums it up with "do as little as possible."

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Erba Mountainside Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Clonal Selection 16
HUNNICUTT 2010 Cabernet Franc Napa Valley 16
Monticello Vineyards 2010 Red Wine Napa Valley The Tributary 16
O'Shaughnessy Estate Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 16
Round Pond Estate 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 16
Seavey Vineyard 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 16
Volker Eisele Family Estate 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Chiles Valley District 16
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