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2008 Ramey Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SONOMA
  • 92 WA
  • 93 WS
  • 94 IWC
  • Variety
    Chardonnay
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SKU: 99607-2008-750-2A

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$55.00

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

    Delivers a tight, taut laser beam of flavors, riding lively acidity that carries the green apple, pineapple, citrus and honeydew melon notes. Gains depth and velocity, and is built to gain even more with cellaring.
    Drink Dates: 2011-2016
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    The medium to full-bodied 2008 Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard offers scents of pineapples, pears, honeysuckle and subtle spicy oak. With good power, density and richness, it should drink nicely for 4-5 years.
    Drink Dates: 2011-2016
    Author: Robert Parker
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94

    Vivid gold. Ripe pear, orange zest and smoky minerality on the nose. Deeply pitched but energetic, offering bright orchard fruit flavors and a deeper note of peach pit. Then spicy, dry and penetrating on the finish, which features notes of iodine and bitter herbs. Shows an intriguing blend of richness and vivacity and should be even better with a few years of bottle age.
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: May/June 2011
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Author: Rodney M
Ramey Wine Cellars was founded in 1996 by husband and wife team David and Carla Ramey. David had previously made wine at such California wineries as Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus and Rudd. Located in Healdsburg, Ramey Wine Cellars prides itself on producing hand-crafted wines using a combination of Old World tradition and New World innovation. Ramey crafts Cabernet blends and Chardonnays sourced from fruit in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. The Cabernets include those from Diamond Mountain District and Jericho Canyon Vineyard, as well as a Napa Valley Claret. The Chardonnays are both vineyard-designate and appellation, made in identical fashion so as to reflect their sense of place. The Chardonnays are whole-cluster pressed, fermented in Burgundian barrels with native yeast and bottled without filtration. In addition to their dedication to Cabernet and Chardonnay, Ramey has recently produced a Carneros Syrah and looks forward to purchasing vineyards of their own.

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 96 bottles owned
  • 18 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 94
    (Out of 18 collectors)