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Date Printed: 4/16/2014
Ramey Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2008
Ramey Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2008
(search item no. 111160)
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/16/2014: $31.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This vintage marks a turning point for our Sonoma Coast bottling, as it is the first vintage to be dominated by the Martinelli Charles Ranch on Bohan Dillon Road. Planted in 1980, this is one of the most spectacular vineyards in Sonoma County. This vintage also marks what could be the final inclusion of the Platt Vineyard, as in 2009 the vines have matured enough to merit their own vineyard-designated bottling. A small bit of the Sonoma Stage Vineyard rounds out the blend. 65% Martinelli Charles Ranch, 22% Platt, 13% Sonoma Stage.
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About Ramey:

Following winemaking posts at Rudd, Dominus, Chalk Hill and Matanzas Creek, David Ramey and his wife, Carla began their own label in 1996 - a Chardonnay from the Hyde Vineyard. Now situated in downtown Healdsburg, Ramey Wine Cellars draws on exceptional vineyards in both Napa and Sonoma to fashion classically-styled Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay using traditional old world techniques.