US-RAM-11-18

Chardonnay 'Sonoma Coast - Fort Ross Seaview', Ramey Cellars

Chardonnay 'Sonoma Coast - Fort Ross Seaview', Ramey Cellars
  • 100% Chardonnay
  • Third vintage to come exclusively from Martinelli’s Charles Ranch in Fort Foss-Seaview AVA
  • Planted in Goldridge sandstone and Josephine shale soils in 1982 by George Hastings Charles (Lee Martinelli Jr’s maternal grandfather)
  • Pressed whole cluster for delicacy
  • Native-yeast and full native malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel with sur lies batonnage
  • Aged for 12 months in 15% new French oak barrels
  • Traditionally fined for clarity and texture
  • Bottled in February 2019
  • 4,700 cases produced
  • 14.5% abv
Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Sonoma
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
95
Date:
2021-09-01

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