Dry Creek Valley Chardonnay, 2018

Produced by Ranch Road Vineyards

Our Sonoma County Chardonnay is elegant and well-balanced. Unlike many rich and oaky California Chardonnays, our wine is lightly oaked and bright. With aromas of crisp pear, the Chardonnay balances ripe apple and honeysuckle with a silky and sweet density. We recommend pairing this Chardonnay with a salmon or lemon chicken, but any fish, poultry or hearty pasta dish will be a perfect accompaniment.

Icons/location pin Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma, California
Icons/wine/white California-style Chardonnay
Icons/star Rare wine (60 cases produced)
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The details

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  • Tannin
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Food Pairing

Salmon, Fish Tacos, Dijon, Spaghetti, Scallops, Quinoa

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Tasting Notes

Pear, Honeysuckle, Ripe Apple, Creme Brûlée, Sweet Wood

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Noteworthy Topography

These vineyards are one of the highest elevations for the region.

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The same grapes in this wine recently produced the "best sparkling white wine" in the region, under Page Mill Winery Richlor.

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Sonoma, California

Ranch Road Vineyards

Proudly the highest elevation fruit in Sonoma, Ranch Road Vineyards is a woman-owned wine label celebrating the journey - with wine in hand. Our wines are single-vineyard summery Chardonnay and juicy Cabernet made of grapes grown meticulously in our family vineyards in Healdsburg.

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What's in the bottle
Chardonnay (100%)
Chardonnay (100%)
ABV: 13.8%
Chardonnay from 25 year old vines from Richlor Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley (100%). Harvested on 2018-09-10 .
Chardonnay from 25 year old vines from Richlor Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley (100%). Harvested on 2018-09-10 .
Press: Hand picked and hand sorted
Neutral oak
Bottled on: 2019-06-01


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Ashton @thewineMBA Tastemaker

"I had friends over to taste through 3 wines while catching up on life, jobs, trips, moving, and everything in between…and after tasting through a few bottles, I have to say, @ranchroadvineyards Chardonnay was 100% the star of the show 😍 I mean, wow, I forgot how incredible this Chardonnay is - crisp with just a hint of smooth creaminess…but a honey creamy, not buttery at all. A delicious minerality, some stone fruit…yum yum yum. One that's worth a spot in your collection!"

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