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2009 Ramey Wine Cellars Chardonnay Russian River Valley
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About Ramey Wine Cellars

With the help of his wife, David Ramey founded Ramey Wine Cellars in 1996. He has succeeded in sourcing fruit from top Napa and Sonoma vineyards, producing remarkable Chardonnays that bridge the gap between California lushness and Burgundian minerality and structure.

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2009 Ramey Wine Cellars Chardonnay Russian River Valley

Producer: Ramey Wine Cellars
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: California
Region: Sonoma

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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2012

Bright gold.  Deeper, richer and more powerful than the Sonoma Coast bottling, offering aromas and flavors of poached pear, papaya, orange zest and smoky minerals.  Juicy, palate-coating orchard fruit and floral flavors are lifted by juicy acidity and sharpened by a gingery nuance.  Shows very good energy and clarity on the tangy, focused, very long finish.

90 Points | Wine Spectator
89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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elegant
01/25/2012
by Mighion13373359
Very nice depth of flavor. Just plain "tasty".
Eye Openning
01/04/2012
by Latham14103953
Excellent!
Would buy again
01/03/2012
by Jessee14085318
As advertised, this wine bridges the gap between Old and New Worlds nicely. It has good acid without being austere and still has some butter but not like Paula Deen. To tell the truth I like this wine better than the twice-as-expensive Morlet.

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Chardonnay

The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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