Legends of Chardonnay$110.00
2020 Cakebread Chardonnay
Cakebread Napa Valley Chardonnay opens with aromas of ripe golden apple, white peach, and light oak. On the palate, apple and pear characteristics are balanced by fresh acidity, and the finish is clean, with appealing hints of apple and lemon intermingling with notes of minerality. This is a versatile pairing wine—enjoy it with grilled seafood and nearly any selection of cheeses.
Velvet 48 Wine List: $60
2020 ZD Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Forward aromas of guava, pear, and tropical fruit are complemented by subtle hints of orange blossom, peach, and vanilla. The palate is full bodied and rich with notes of pineapple, Asian pear, and lemon rind that integrate harmoniously with the natural acidity and toasty oak. Like many ZD Chardonnays, this wine is drinking wonderfully now, but will also age and develop beautifully over the next several years.
Velvet 48 Wine List: $65
2019 Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley
The 2019 vintage is the 40th Anniversary release of Far Niente Chardonnay.
Classically beautiful, the 2019 vintage opens with aromas of honeysuckle, white peach blossom and citrus zest, along with soft accents of vanilla. Silky stone fruit, lemon curd and honeydew flavors flow across the round, full palate, with lightly toasted oak, cool minerality and a lingering citrus note adding texture and depth. From its alluring perfume and pure fruit flavors to the graceful finish, this elegant Napa Valley Chardonnay captivates the senses.
Velvet 48 Wine List: $75