Ramey Wine Cellars

Chardonnay 'Russian River'

Chardonnay 'Russian River', Ramey Cellars

• Practicing Organic
• 100% Chardonnay
• Selection of 6 cool sites, with low vigor soils such as Goldridge loam
• Planted between 1978 and 2006
• Primarily UC Davis Clone 4, known for prominent acidity and larger clusters
• Secondarily Wente and Rued clones
• Whole cluster pressed for phenolic delicacy
• Native yeast and full native malolactic fermentation in barrel
• Sur lies bâtonnage
• Aged 12 months in 15% new French oak barrels (François Frères and Taransaud Beaune)
• Traditionally fined for clarity, but unfiltered
• 13.5% abv

Info

Vintage:
2019
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Sonoma
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-RAM-10-19 12/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast
Score
95
Date
2022-03-01