2014 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay Reserve
Chardonnay - 750ML
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  • JS 92
  • WS 91

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ETA: Pending

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JS 92
jamessuckling.com, March 2017
A fuller style of chardonnay with lots of cooked apple, pear and plenty of cream and lemon undertones. Flavorful and bright. Drink now.
WS 91
Wine Spectator, June 2017
Showing subtlety and finesse, this is understated in every aspect, from the delicate white peach, nectarine and light honeydew melon flavors to the dash of spicy oak. An alluring wine that gains depth with each sip. Drink... Showing subtlety and finesse, this is understated in every aspect, from the delicate white peach, nectarine and light honeydew melon flavors to the dash of spicy oak. An alluring wine that gains depth with each sip. Drink now through 2021. 5,000 cases made. –JL
Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Vintage 2014
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Winery

Cakebread Cellars

Jack and Dolores Cakebread bought their first vineyard in 1972, a 22-acre site. The next year, they founded their Rutherford-based winery, Cakebread Cellars. The winery now holds 1,100 acres spread over 13 sites in Napa Valley and Anderson Valley with about 560 of those acres under vine. Cakebread is still owned and operated by the family.

Cakebread Cellars is best-known for its Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. It also produces Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, Lake County Zinfandel and Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Merlot.

The wine styles are flavorful and generally fruit-driven, but still reflective of terroir. New French oak is used moderately and enhances the wine without obscuring natural complexity.