2005 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve
84 Ratings
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84 Ratings
2005 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve

Winemaker's Notes

"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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"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 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1995 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 112 on Aug-97