January 2012, found 21 judges tasting over 800 wines from 12 countries in the third International Winemaker Challenge held in San Diego, CA. Cakebread Cellars' 2008 Chardonnay Reserve, Carneros Napa Valley was named 'Best Chardonnay' for the entire competition.
100% Carneros, Napa Valley
September 8 - 16, 2008
100% French Oak
15 months sur li in French oak, 35% new, with periodic stirring of the lees.