Auction 17 | Lot No. 82
Jones Family Vineyards
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.
Aged in French Oak Barrels
- Wine is unfiltered
- Single vineyard wine
- Sustainably produced
Thomas Rivers Brown
Winemaker, Jones Family Vineyards
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.
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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7933 North Mesa Street
El Paso TX 79932
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection