Original
98 Ratings
Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve
$62.29 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) "Our 2005 Napa Valley Chardonnay displays fresh, forward, ripe Granny Smith apple, pear and melon fruit accented by mineral, subtle yeast and warm oak spice tones. Full and lush on the palate, with a mouth-filling texture, its multi-layered apple and pear flavors are enriched by subtle yeast and toasty oak tones that extend into a very long finish. Youthfully compact, with superb structure and an ideal balance of fresh fruit, acid and wood tones, this superb Napa Valley Chardonnay will develop be...

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    better aftertaste than taste upfront. very smooth with awesome buttery aftertaste.

    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/01
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Advocate
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 112 on Aug-97
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Spectator
    (1991 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/93