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Date Printed: 7/25/2014
Sbragia Gamble Ranch Chardonnay 2006
Sbragia Gamble Ranch Chardonnay 2006
(search item no. 96999)
The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
The Wine News rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 7/25/2014: $34.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

These grapes come from several blocks in this Yountville vineyard where there are lots of different clones planted. My goal is to make a Chardonnay in the biggest, most intensely rich style while keeping the wine in balance and maintaining the vineyard's terroir and fruit expression.
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About Sbragia Family Vineyards:

As the master winemaker at the famed Beringer winery in Napa for over 32 years, Ed Sbragia has made wine from every great vineyard in Northern California. Sbragia Family Vineyards is a dream Ed has had for many years, a small, family-owned winery making limited lots of wine from blocks of his favorite grapes, including his family's own Dry Creek vineyards. With his son Adam, Ed also focuses on extremely small production wines from spectacular sites, such as this 2005 Rancho Del Oso Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon.