Cakebread Cellars

707-963-5221 8300 St.Helena Hwy
Rutherford, CA 94573
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Cakebread Cellars is located in the heart of the Napa Valley on Highway 29 between Oakville and Rutherford. Family owned and operated for 36 years, we pride ourselves on making full flavored, balanced and elegant wines.

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Hi guys, it's me again... crazy Brazilian-New Yorker chick asking for advice on wine travel...So I will have 4 full days in the area (May 14-17) and wanted to pick your brains for anything amazing and cost-beneficial you can come up with (except for hotels, I could care less about where I stay, all money goes to wine!).For timing reasons, my mai... Read More

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  • Lists are always fun.I guess Wine & Spirits Magazine publishes an annual ... VineyardsDuckhorn VineyardsCakebread CellarsCaymus VineyardsSilver Oak Wine CellarsKistler VineyardsVeuve ClicquotChateau Ste.MichelleIt is not apparent to me how this list was compiled.  I assume that these ten makers appear on the respondents' lists more often than ... Read More

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  • All wine lovers:  Remember my post in this topic back on 21 Sept ... That ... That was when I ordered the Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay at $62 a bottle, which was reasonably priced for a restaurant.  Several folks were surprised at that low price.  Well, my wife recently read an article that explains why the wine was a good value.  Give this Le... Read More

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  • On the 19th of September I was serving wine again at the Crystal City 'Wine ... ... got my chance to try a Cakebread Cellars wine.  We chose the 2012 Chardonnay (at about $62 a bottle) and we all enjoyed the wine.  I would say it reminded me of several other California Chardonnay wines that were priced in the $30 to $50 range at retail, so I w... Read More

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  • Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2012

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    Wine review by mikeg325


  • Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2012

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    Slightly oaky, caramelly nose. However, introduction to the palate is very brighthint of melon flavor, but the dominant sensation is acid tartness that is very close to lemony. Melon, again seems to dominate the aftertaste. I can see why lovers of buttery/oaky chardonnays would not care for this. To me this is a terrific sipping wine, but I ... Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2012

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    Wine review by polesm


  • Cakebread Napa Valley Reserve. Chard 2011

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    Wine review by sgarcia61


  • Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2012

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    Not particularly spectacular. Medium to high acidity for a chard. Messy finish. No oak noticable in the mouth. Nice aroma of recently sliced mellon. I was disapointed considering the price and the fact that I love so much of this wine from this winery. Read More

    Wine review by jescobio


  • We are members of Sunce Winery (Santa Rosa - Croatian winemaker, lots of very ... you are a wine club member), Cakebread Cellars (Rutherford - mainstream winery now, fairly pricey, but I have been a member for many years), White Oak Winery (Healdsburg - good wines and lots of wine club events like crab feeds and lobster lunches), as well as Sa... Read More

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  • Cakebread rocks.

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  • this is one of my most favorite vineyards!!!

    Comment by 229181memphiswineo 229181 memphiswineo


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