Chardonnay

Cakebread Chardonnay 2020

Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.9%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Cakebread
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Cellar for up to 11 years. Serve chilled.

The Cakebread family’s love affair with wine began in the 1970s when estate founder Jack Cakebread visited friends in Napa Valley and was so enchanted by what he saw that he returned the next day to buy their land. What started out as a modest family-run winery based in Rutherford has now blossomed into a globally-recognised producer with seven family members involved in the running of the company.

In total Cakebread Cellars has 225 hectares of vines across 13 different vineyard sites which allow them to craft complex, powerful wines which express the character of the local terroir. For this Chardonnay head winemaker Stephanie Jacobs sources grapes from cool climate vineyards in southern Napa along with some fruit from northern Napa with riper, more tropical fruit flavours for a harmonious and balanced wine.

On the nose there are rich notes of honeydew melon, apple, citrus and peach while the first sip reveals a smooth, well-rounded texture and long finish with hints of caramel, toast, and baking spice from the oak ageing. The luscious, creamy flavour profile makes this a great wine to enjoy with roast chicken, rich pasta dishes, leafy salads and hearty recipes like moussaka or aubergine parmigiana.
 
Description
Cellar for up to 11 years. Serve chilled.

The Cakebread family’s love affair with wine began in the 1970s when estate founder Jack Cakebread visited friends in Napa Valley and was so enchanted by what he saw that he returned the next day to buy their land. What started out as a modest family-run winery based in Rutherford has now blossomed into a globally-recognised producer with seven family members involved in the running of the company.

In total Cakebread Cellars has 225 hectares of vines across 13 different vineyard sites which allow them to craft complex, powerful wines which express the character of the local terroir. For this Chardonnay head winemaker Stephanie Jacobs sources grapes from cool climate vineyards in southern Napa along with some fruit from northern Napa with riper, more tropical fruit flavours for a harmonious and balanced wine.

On the nose there are rich notes of honeydew melon, apple, citrus and peach while the first sip reveals a smooth, well-rounded texture and long finish with hints of caramel, toast, and baking spice from the oak ageing. The luscious, creamy flavour profile makes this a great wine to enjoy with roast chicken, rich pasta dishes, leafy salads and hearty recipes like moussaka or aubergine parmigiana.
  • UPS Express Shipping option available at the checkout
  • Add gift options at the checkout
 
More from this winery
Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 14.8%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.8%
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Winery
Cakebread
Region
California
Country
United States
93 AVG
More from this region
Michael David Winery Petite Petit 2019
Michael David Winery Petite Petit 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Petite Sirah
Grapes
85% Petite Sirah, 15% Petit Verdot
Winery
Michael David Winery
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Dry Creek Old Vine Zinfandel 2019
Dry Creek Old Vine Zinfandel 2019
  • 2019
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Zinfandel
Grapes
80% Zinfandel, 19% Petite Sirah, 1% Carignane
Winery
Dry Creek Vineyard
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
DAOU Soul of a Lion 2018
DAOU Soul of a Lion 2018
  • 2018
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes
84% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Winery
DAOU
Region
California
Country
United States
97 AVG
Davis Bynum River West Vineyard Chardonnay 2017
Davis Bynum River West Vineyard Chardonnay 2017
  • 2017
  • White
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2017
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Davis Bynum
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
Sequoia Grove Chardonnay 2017
Sequoia Grove Chardonnay 2017
  • 2017
  • White
  • 14%
Vintage
2017
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Sequoia Grove
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
Bread & Butter Chardonnay 2020
Bread & Butter Chardonnay 2020
  • 2020
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Bread & Butter
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
California Red Blend Premium Tasting Casе
93 AVG
6 bottles
Red
Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir 2017
Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir 2017
  • 2017
  • Red
  • 14.2%
Vintage
2017
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.2%
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Grapes
Pinot Noir
Winery
Domaine Carneros
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay 2019
Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay 2019
  • 2019
  • White
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Shafer
Region
California
Country
United States
95 AVG
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020
  • 2020
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Kendall-Jackson
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
More from this varietal
Dumol Wester Reach Chardonnay 2019
Dumol Wester Reach Chardonnay 2019
  • 2019
  • White
  • 14.1%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.1%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Dumol
Region
California
Country
United States
95 AVG
Duckhorn Migration Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018
Duckhorn Migration Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018
  • 2018
  • White
  • 14.1%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.1%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Duckhorn
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
Tony Bish Heartwood Chardonnay 2020
Tony Bish Heartwood Chardonnay 2020
  • 2020
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Tony Bish
Region
Hawkes Bay
Country
New Zealand
95 AVG
Meerlust Chardonnay 2021
Meerlust Chardonnay 2021
  • 2021
  • White
  • 13%
Vintage
2021
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Meerlust
Region
Stellenbosch
Country
South Africa
93 AVG
Cannonball Chardonnay 2020
Cannonball Chardonnay 2020
  • 2020
  • White
  • 13.7%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.7%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Cannonball
Region
California
Country
United States
90 AVG
Girard Russian River Chardonnay 2019
Girard Russian River Chardonnay 2019
  • 2019
  • White
  • 14.1%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.1%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Girard
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020
  • 2020
  • White
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Kendall-Jackson
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Domaine Eden Chardonnay 2018
Domaine Eden Chardonnay 2018
  • 2018
  • White
  • 13%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Domaine Eden
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Orin Swift Mannequin 2018
Orin Swift Mannequin 2018
  • 2018
  • White
  • 15.2%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
15.2%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay 91%, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat
Winery
Orin Swift
Region
California
Country
United States
93 AVG
Roots Run Deep Educated Guess Chardonnay 2019
Roots Run Deep Educated Guess Chardonnay 2019
  • 2019
  • White
  • 14.6%
Vintage
2019
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
14.6%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Roots Run Deep
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG