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51 Ratings
Ramey Wine Cellars Claret Napa Valley
$19.99 USD
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2013 Vintage) The 2013 Claret aged for 12 months in 22% new French & American oak barrels (Demptos and Canton) and aged sur lies with monthly bâtonnage to coat the tannins and smoothly integrate the wood. This wine was lightly fined with egg whites and bottled without filtration in January 2015.

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    really enjoyed it at this price point. good fruit. very little terroir. Sephra likes it. very drinkable. light heavyweight. 92.

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/20/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/21/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (2002 Vintage) "The seductive, dark plum/purple-colored 2002 Claret (3,500 cases) reveals a voluptuous texture along with wonderfully sweet notes of cedar, chocolate, black currants, raspberries, and roasted coffee in a succulent, opulent, full-bodied style that is hard to resist. Even the barrel sample could have been drunk with great pleasure. Get on the bandwagon as David Ramey is on top of his game."
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: (89-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/04