Russian River Ranches is a cuvée of distinct vineyard lots, each contributing its own personality to the wine. The Sonoma Coast appellation features diverse soil types and growing conditions perfect for producing exceptional Chardonnay. Russian River Ranches is made from select lots representing the finest vineyards this appellation has to offer.
Russian River Ranches is a soft pale straw color with slight green tinges on the edge. As the aromas of the wine leave the glass, you will be struck with a fruit forward bouquet of bosc pear, Honeycrisp apple and a subtle hint of citrus blossom. Delicate whiffs of nougat, roasted nuts and oak spice accentuate the tantalizing fruit scents. Your mouth will be enveloped with flavors of zesty lemon, green apple and barrel spice with just the perfect touch of minerality. The wine is refreshing and juicy with a beautifully focused, creamy mouthfeel that has bright acidity balance and a long, flavorful finish. This vintage showcases the exceptional consistency of flavors and classic style Sonoma-Cutrer drinkers have come to expect. Ready to drink now.