Ramey Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2017
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley|
Golden fruits, caramelized pineapple, spice, and some salty mineral notes all emerge from the 2017 Chardonnay Russian River Valley, one of the more upfront, approachable, fruit-driven wines in the lineup. Nevertheless, it has the purity of fruit, balance, and length that's shared by all of these Chardonnay from Ramey. It's a great introduction into the wines of this estate and ideal for drinking while you give the single vineyard releases bottle age.
The 2017 Chardonnay (Russian River Valley) is another stellar wine, especially within its peer group. Fresh, nuanced and super-expressive, the 2017 is loaded with character. The 2017 is really vibrant today. Lemon confit, flowers and mint add to the wine's energy..
Firm acidity supports freshly cut green apple and lemon-lime flavors in this zesty style. Notes of dried tarragon show on the finish. Drink now through 2023. 8,289 cases made.