WINE REVIEW: Cakebread 2019 Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA ($41)
by Andrew Chalk
A famous name in Napa, Cakebread Cellars is known for their Chardonnay, with their ‘reserve’ expression especially sought after. This wine is their regular offering and represents a good example of California Chardonnay.
Appearance : Light gold.
Nose: Forward vanilla, pineapple, coconut;
Palate: Pineapple fruit fills the mouth. Structured phenolic backbone, medium heavy mouthfeel. Medium plus acid;