Ramey Wine Cellars

Chardonnay 'Ritchie Vineyard'

Chardonnay 'Ritchie Vineyard', Ramey Cellars

Chardonnay 'Ritchie Vineyard', Ramey Cellars
  • 100% Chardonnay
  • Sourced from Ritchie vineyard in the Russian River Valley
  • The block Ramey sources from Kent Ritchie’s vineyard was planted in 1972
  • Ritchie vineyard is widely spaced, as was the fashion in the early ’70s, and has large trunks that produce small slusters
  • Planted in gravelly, sandy Goldridge Loam over volcanic Tufa rock
  • Old Wente selection
  • 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 and settled in tank
  • Unfiltered
  • 767 cases produced
  • 14.5% abv

Info

Vintage:
2019
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Russian River Valley
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-RAM-31-19 12/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast
Score
98
Date
2022-05-20

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