Ramsay

Starting in 1989, Kent and Celia Rasmussen launched a second brand, called "Ramsay" – Celia's maiden name – which was originally intended to focus on some 'less-than-usual' varietal wines. But as time passed, the Ramsay brand has taken on an entirely different identity, that of a true 'second label'. Best known for its high quality, but lower-price, Ramsay Pinot Noir is often poured by the glass in wine bars and restaurants. The Ramsay-brand line also includes a Cabernet Sauvignon, and a Merlot.

Since its modest beginnings, the Kent Rasmussen Winery has evolved into one of the most important Pinot Noir producers in the Carneros region. The winery outgrew its tractor shed barrel room long ago and was forced to age its wines off-site. In 1995 a new winemaking facility, a former 1930s slaughterhouse, was established on the Silverado Trail in St. Helena. Refined over the years, it now houses business offices, an enology lab and lab tasting room, a wine library and upgraded production equipment. The modern crusher, press, tanks, catwalks, refrigeration systems, pumps, forklift and fruit sorter have greatly enhanced winemaking options. Grapes are now either estate grown or under long term contract with reliable growers. Looking toward the future, two acres of cabernet sauvignon and 250 olive trees were planted on the St. Helena property in 1999.

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Ramsay 'North Coast' Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
"Look for balanced fruit and oak in the nose, and cherries, red meat and smooth tannic structure on the palate a wine that is balanced enough to be lovely for either quaffing or serving with a meal.   For this wine I reached out into the glorious vineyards of California's North Coast and created
Item Number: 30648
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Ramsay Pinot Noir 2016
"The nose shows classic Pinot Noir notes of raspberry and cherry, with lots of earthiness and lovely toasty oak. The mouth explodes with blueberry, Bing cherry, anise and toast. Even more striking is the depth and richness of the mouth-feel, like a rich, thick, red pillow for the mouth. The wine is
Item Number: 28555
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
BTL

Ramsay Petit Syrah 2015
Tasting Notes "This wine is luscious, juicy and full of life. It is big, tannic, ripe, juicy and “grapey”. If anyone is silly enough to not drink it now and lets it get old they will find that it ages wonderfully, developing a richness and complexity akin to Cabernet. Pair it with something

Ramsay Pinot Noir 2015
"The nose shows classic Pinot Noir notes of raspberry and cherry, with lots of earthiness and lovely toasty oak. The mouth explodes with blueberry, Bing cherry, anise and toast. Even more striking is the depth and richness of the mouth-feel, like a rich, thick, red pillow for the mouth. The wine is

Ramsay 'North Coast' Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
(2)
"Look for balanced fruit and oak in the nose, and cherries, red meat and smooth tannic structure on the palate a wine that is balanced enough to be lovely for either quaffing or serving with a meal.   For this wine I reached out into the glorious vineyards of California's North Coast and created

Ramsay Pinot Noir 2014
"The nose shows classic Pinot Noir notes of raspberry and cherry, with lots of earthiness and lovely toasty oak. The mouth explodes with blueberry, Bing cherry, anise and toast. Even more striking is the depth and richness of the mouth-feel, like a rich, thick, red pillow for the mouth. The wine is

Ramsay 'North Coast' Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
"Look for balanced fruit and oak in the nose, and cherries, red meat and smooth tannic structure on the palate a wine that is balanced enough to be lovely for either quaffing or serving with a meal.   For this wine I reached out into the glorious vineyards of California's North Coast and created

Ramsay Pinot Noir 2009
 " The nose shows classic Pinot Noir notes of raspberry and cherry, with lots of earthiness and lovely toasty oak. The mouth explodes with blueberry, Bing cherry, anise and toast. Even more striking is the depth and richness of the mouth-feel, like a rich, thick, red pillow for the mouth. The wine

Ramsay 'North Coast' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
(1)
"Look for balanced fruit and oak in the nose, and cherries, red meat and smooth tannic structure on the palate a wine that is balanced enough to be lovely for either quaffing or serving with a meal.   For this wine I reached out into the glorious vineyards of California's North Coast and created


Ramsay Pinot Noir 2013
(1)
"The nose shows classic Pinot Noir notes of raspberry and cherry, with lots of earthiness and lovely toasty oak. The mouth explodes with blueberry, Bing cherry, anise and toast. Even more striking is the depth and richness of the mouth-feel, like a rich, thick, red pillow for the mouth. The wine is