US-RAM-30-18

Chardonnay 'Hyde Vineyard', Ramey Cellars

Chardonnay 'Hyde Vineyard', Ramey Cellars
  • 100% Chardonnay
  • Sourced from Hyde vineyard in the Carneros District of Napa Valley
  • Ramey’s Chardonnay blocks were planted in 1991 and 1997
  • Planted in heavy Haire Clay Loam soils about 30 inches deep with impenetrable clay subsoil which limits the vine vigor and crop yield
  • Wente and Robert Young field selections
  • Whole cluster pressed for phenolic delicacy
  • Native yeast and full native malolactic fermentation in barrel
  • Aged for 20 months in 25% new French oak barrels with sur lie batonnage
  • Unfiltered
  • 905 cases produced
  • 14.5% abv
Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Carneros
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White

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Wine Enthusiast

Score:
100