Tantalizing Tastes: Enjoying 2019 Cakebread Pinot Noir

Cakebread Pinot Noir 2019 is a full-bodied produced by Cakebread Cellars in Napa Valley, California. This has an intense aroma of ripe dark fruits, such as cherries and blackberries, with hints of vanilla and mocha. On the palate, it has a well-balanced structure with soft tannins, medium acidity, and a long finish.

This vintage is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes grown in Anderson Valley. The grapes are harvested at peak ripeness to ensure that the fullest flavors are extracted from them. After fermentation and aging in French oak for 10 months, the wine is carefully blended to create its unique flavor profile.

The aromas of ripe cherries and blackberries make this Pinot Noir perfect for pairing with grilled meats or hard cheeses. It also pairs nicely with dishes featuring mushrooms or truffles as its earthy notes help to bring out ther flavor. Additionally, this robustly flavored red can be enjoyed on its own or enjoyed with friends over dinner conversation.

Overall, Cakebread Pinot Noir 2019 is an excellent choice for those looking for a full-bodied red wine that is packed with flavor yet still has a pleasant balance on the palate. With its deep colors and intense aromas, it's sure to be a hit at your next dinner party!

Is Cakebread Wine a Good Choice?

Yes, Cakebread Cellars is an excellent wine. It has a smooth yet robust flavor and a delightful aroma of berries and oak. The Merlot is well balanced, with just a hint of tannins, resulting in a harmonious aftertaste. The price may be slightly higher than other wines, but it's worth it for the quality. We all agreed that it was delicious and culd easily finish off an entire bottle in one sitting.

The Cost of Cakebread Pinot Noir

Cakebread Cellars' 2020 Two Creeks Pinot Noir Anderson Valley retails for USD 45.00 per bottle. This pinot noir combines nuanced aromas of black cherry, pomegranate, and a hint of earthy spice. On the palate, this medium-bodied wine has a silky texture with flavors of ripe berry fruits, licorice and clove. Enjoy now or cellar for up to 5 years.

Cakebread Winery: A Renowned Winery

Cakebread Cellars is a Napa Valley winery with a reputation for producing high-quality, award-winning wines. Founded in 1973 by Jack and Dolores Cakebread in Rutherford, California, the winery produces approximately 200,000 cases of wine per year. Cakebread Cellars is particularly renowned for its Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines, which are internationally distributed. Both varietals have won many awards and accolades from acclaimed wine publications and organizations around the world. The winery also offers Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Merlot, Syrah/Shiraz and several other varietal wines. In addition to its signature wines, Cakebread Cellars has becoe well-known for its commitment to sustainable farming practices that help protect the land while producing high quality crops.

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Tasting Notes for Cakebread Wine

Cakebread Merlot offers a smooth and balanced palate of flavors. On the nose, you'll find aromas of ripe blackberry, black plum, and subtle hints of mocha. On the palate, concentrated flavors of fresh blackberry and black plum are complemented by fine tannins and refreshing acidity. A lingering richness of black cherry with a touch of minerality rounds out this complex yet elegant Merlot.


All in all, Cakebread Cellars' 2019 Pinot Noir is a superb representation of the varietal. This medium-bodied red wine has bright fruit flavors, complex aromas, and balanced acidity that make it a delightful choice for any occasion. Its smooth tannins and lingering finish make it enjoyable to pair with food and to sip as an aperitif. Although it is not inexpensive, the quality of this wine makes it a worthwhile investment for those who want to experience the best of California's Pinot Noir.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.