Ramey Rochioli Vineyard Chardonnay 2016 - Kona Wine Market
Ramey Rochioli Vineyard Chardonnay 2016
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Ramey Rochioli Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

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750ml
$99.00

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley
Brand Ramey
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
This is our second single vineyard Chardonnay from this historic vineyard. We've enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Rochioli family for years and are excited to produce this elegant and fruit-driven wine from our neighbor's vineyard on Westside Road.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we98

The second vintage of this vineyard-designate is a standout: beautifully crafted to reflect its meticulously farmed fruit and master winemaking. Brioche, honeyed apple, anise and pear wrap around crisp acidity and integrated oak, the wine's innate power balanced within an elegant framework of structure and graceful texture.

Virginie Boone, October 2019
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd95

One of my favorite releases from Ramey, the 2016 Chardonnay Rochioli Vineyard comes from a Grand Cru site in the Russian River and has incredibly classic notes of white flowers, tart citrus, and subtle orchard fruits. It's one of those wines that's both powerful and elegant, with medium to full body, a great mid-palate, integrated acidity, and just everything in the right places. It's a beautiful, layered, age-worthy Chardonnay to enjoy over the coming 10-15 years.

June 14, 2019
Wine Spectator
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Concentrated lemon meringue, peach pastry and apple flavors build the foundation of this focused and concentrated style. Buttery and spicy notes emerge on the pure-tasting finish. Drink now through 2024. 901 cases made.

Kim Marcus, June 2019
Vinous
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The 2016 Chardonnay Rochioli Vineyard is powerful and dense in its first impression. It is also one of the more phenolic, structured Chardonnays in the range. There is a real sense of weight and textural resonance that runs through the fruit. Hints of lemon confit, dried flowers and dried pear meld into the creamy, layered finish.

Antonio Galloni, May 2019