Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley
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270 Ratings
Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Winemaker's Notes

Cakebread Cellars' 2001 Napa Valley Chardonnay has a light straw color with a glint of gold. Its aromas are reminiscent of green apples and the faint scent of apricots. There is also the clean scent of mineral that some tasters would describe as being "flinty." On the palate, the flavors closely resemble those of the aromas, but with a very slight buttery finish as well as the subtle hint of vanillin from the French oak in the background. The wine has good depth, with an ideal balance of fruit an...

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Cakebread Cellars' 2001 Napa Valley Chardonnay has a light straw color with a glint of gold. Its aromas are reminiscent of green apples and the faint scent of apricots. There is also the clean scent of mineral that some tasters would describe as being "flinty." On the palate, the flavors closely resemble those of the aromas, but with a very slight buttery finish as well as the subtle hint of vanillin from the French oak in the background. The wine has good depth, with an ideal balance of fruit an...

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    Nice and buttery, still drinkable after 9 years. Great wine that can stand the test of time

    almost 5 years
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