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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Sbragia Home Ranch Chardonnay 2009
Sbragia Home Ranch Chardonnay 2009
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Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $25.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine News rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The family vineyards are my father's legacy and I get so much joy from crafting wines from our Home Ranch. I love the opulence of this wine, and the sun-kissed flavors of Sonoma County that it evokes. The 2009 Chardonnay has aromas of stone fruit, honeysuckle and a hint of chestnut. Flavors of ripe tropical fruit are accented by notes of toasted marshmallow and a bright acidity that lingers into the finish.
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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.