Cakebread Cellars

Napa Valley Chardonnay

9.0290 ratings
8.822 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Corey Zamora, CSW

Almost too much acid, not enough body. The lack of oak was a big surprise. There are Chardonnays half this price that deliver more however

Almost too much acid, not enough body. The lack of oak was a big surprise. There are Chardonnays half this price that deliver more however

2 people found it helpfulOct 22nd, 2014
Dave Anderson

Nice finish, earlier years were better

Nice finish, earlier years were better

2 people found it helpfulJul 12th, 2014
BurgundyFan

No sign of wood, well done

No sign of wood, well done

2 people found it helpfulJul 7th, 2014
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

8.9

Wet stone & key lime pie nose, palate is linear with a taught, one dimensional green apple acidity and classy finish

Wet stone & key lime pie nose, palate is linear with a taught, one dimensional green apple acidity and classy finish

1 person found it helpfulNov 24th, 2014
Mike Steffel

Great Chard!

Great Chard!

Jan 1st, 2016
Jimmy Smith

Director, West and North London Wine School

8.5

Very light, gentle, Chablis like, clean, but lacking depth. Decent

Very light, gentle, Chablis like, clean, but lacking depth. Decent

May 29th, 2015
Christian Gourdin

Single serving size #375 #cakebread

Single serving size #375 #cakebread

May 6th, 2015
Tim Edwards

Crisp lemon and lime with crushed stones. Balanced alcohol with a bit of gentle oak on smooth finish.

Crisp lemon and lime with crushed stones. Balanced alcohol with a bit of gentle oak on smooth finish.

Mar 3rd, 2015
Perry Riddle

Surprisingly agile

Surprisingly agile

Dec 5th, 2014