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Ramey Wine Cellars Chardonnay Carneros District

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) This year's blend comes 54% from two Sangiacomo vineyards, Tall Grass and Green Acres; 20% from Larry Hyde's own Bayview Vineyard (this is his personal vineyard and not the Hyde Vineyard, but also in Napa), 11% Hudson Vineyard and 15% Platt Vineyard (Sonoma Coast), to lighten the blend. The heavier, clay-based soils of Carneros produce wines with a broad, full mouthfeel.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) Ramey's Hudson Vineyard bottling wins top honors among the winery's three new single-site offerings by virtue of its perfect marriage of richness, refinement and balance. It leads with lots of optimally ripened appley fruit while showing a good bit of sweet oak and top-notes of flowers and spice. Always intense, yet never out of control, it is at once both rich and extracted yet also light on its feet. It delivers plenty to like now, but it has the kind of structure and depth that guarantee even ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/07