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2010 Ramey Wine Cellars Syrah Sonoma Coast
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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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2010 Ramey Wine Cellars Syrah Sonoma Coast

Producer: Ramey Wine Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Syrah/Shiraz
Origin: California
Region: Sonoma

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90 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2014

Deep ruby.  Ripe red berry and floral pastille aromas are brightened by a zesty mineral quality and a touch of cracked pepper.  Juicy, penetrating raspberry and bitter cherry flavors show very good depth and focus, with a bitter chocolate quality building with air.  Fine-grained tannins shape the finish, which leaves a sweet red fruit liqueur note behind.

95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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nicely done
01/17/2014
by OR ynmkr
leans more toward elegant than powerful, but good juice and typical of dave's style.

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