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2001 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley
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2001 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley

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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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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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    kami

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

    over 3 years
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    Rating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill