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Napa Cellars Chardonnay 2014 Wine Review

Napa Cellars Chardonnay 2014

Napa Cellars Chardonnay 2014

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2015-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Napa Cellars

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied and generous Californian Chardonnay, with toasted almond, peach and pear notes. Finishes with peach and vanilla smoke. Produced by Folie à Deux, this robust Napa Chardonnay offers layers of tropical tree fruit aromas and freshly baked bread. Perfect for roast chicken or lobster in melted butter.

Chardonnay food pairings: lobster with melted butter, barbecued pork, turkey burgers, beef bourguignon, linguini with clams and fennel.

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This Napa Cellars Chardonnay 2014 was reviewed on March 1, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Apple and vanilla aromas with pear, vanilla and toasted almond appearing on the palate. Nice acidity and finishes with a creamy texture.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Buttery, biscuit with vanilla, coconut and a hint of smoke on the nose which translates to a buttery caramel apple on the palate. Full-bodied and creamy mouthfeel. Tasted July 24, 2016
Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pale straw in colour with aromas of green apple, pear, vanilla, butter and lemon. The pear, apple, lemon and creamy flavours follow through on the palate. This Chard is full bodied with crisp acidity and a creamy finish and will pair well with poultry or seafood.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This Chardonnay has mineral notes on the nose as well as aromas of poached apple, lemon, hints of peach and almond. On the palate, it is full bodied, creamy and has fresh acidity. It has peach, pineapple and lemon flavours with subtle notes of vanilla.

Tasted January 2018
Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Overt, heady aromas of poached pear, buttered corn, citrus and peaches feature on the nose. Rich and generous, with a creamy, layered texture and broad structure. The toasty, crême brulée scented oak is prominent, yet well integrated.
David Skinner rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Light gold. Spice, pineapple and apples are supported by hints of toast on the nose. Pear, lemon, butterscotch and slight minerality on the palate. Crisp acidity and a lingering finish.

This would be nice with chicken and herbs served with a roasted pineapple chutney.
Napa Cellars (2014) is a full-bodied, lemon curd and tropical fruit driven Chardonnay with toasty almond and baked bread flavours on the palate. This California Chard is a great summer sipper. - Community Wine Reviews

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