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Chardonnay, 'Russian River', Ramey Cellars

  • 100% Chardonnay
  • Sourced from 74% Westside Farms; 11% Dutton Sebastopol; 10% Martinelli Charles Ranch; 5% Rochioli Allen
  • Planted in low vigor Goldridge Loam between 1969 and 2006
  • Mostly UC Davis clone 4 and younger plantings are Wente or Dijon clones
  • Whole clusters are pressed for phenolic delicacy
  • Native-yeast and full native malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel with sur lies batonnage
  • Aged for 12 months in 25% new French oak barrels and 5% Concrete egg
  • Traditionally fined for clarity
  • Bottled February 2019
  • 8,289 cases produced
  • 14.5% abv
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Sonoma
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White