US-RAM-23-17

Syrah 'Sonoma Coast', Ramey Cellars

Syrah 'Sonoma Coast', Ramey Cellars

• 89% Syrah co-fermented with 11% Viognier
• 50% Cole Creek Vineyard, 50% Rodgers Creek Vineyard
• Very gravelly Felta clay loam at Cole Creek
• Volcanic Kidd series gravelly loam at Rodgers Creek
• Fermented in tank with 25% of the Syrah whole cluster
• Native-yeast and malolactic fermentation
• Aged sur lies for 19 months in 70% new French oak barrels
• Bottled unfiltered in June 2019
• 871 cases produced
• 14.5% abv

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Sonoma Coast
Variety:
Syrah
Color:
Red

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
93
Date:
2020-07-23

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
95

Vinous Media

Score:
90
Date:
2020-04-01
Review:
The 2017 Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is bold and dense in the glass, with serious depth and concentration driving the red and purplish berry fruit. This bold, dense Syrah will benefit from a few years in bottle, as it is pretty tightly wound at this stage.