Red

2005 Newton Cabernet Sauvignon Unfiltered

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2010 - 2020
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Community Tasting Notes 31

  • miadelt Likes this wine: (92 points)

    September 5, 2014 - Very good Napa cab. Leans towards an old world style but still a napa cab.

  • Anonymous wrote: (91 points)

    August 16, 2014 - Ready to drink.

  • pdadams66 Likes this wine: (92 points)

    July 24, 2014 - Deep dark center, dark red rim with clear signs of age.
    Sweet, cassis, plums, roasted cherries, black olives, crushed blackberries, a little creamy cheese.
    Smooth, a little green olive and then brambles, a little sweet, toasty, intense black fruits, good acidity and tannin, integrated oak, fantastic length of toasty fruit.
    Drinking very well now but has the backbone to last 5+ more years.

  • brich Likes this wine: (90 points)

    March 3, 2014 - Very approachable and has aged well. It actually can go a little more timewise. Lovely palate and finish. Too bad you can't buy more!

  • rocknroller wrote: (93 points)

    November 8, 2013 - Very dark red/purple color with a slightly lighter 2mm meniscus. PNP and drank 2+ glasses over 2.5hrs. I was thoroughly enthralled by this wine. Looking back at my note from 2 & 3/4 years ago this matches up perfectly. The nose has wonderful damp earth, lovely cassis and pure dark cherry notes along with tobacco, coffee, and dark chocolate. The palate has medium plus body and is nicely layered giving plenty of nuance to the core of cassis and cherry fruit. There is tobacco, subtle vanilla, and dark chocolate as well. The earthiness of the wine is so nicely balanced with the fruit, tannin, and oak here. Still can go another 5+ years. I only wish this wasn't my last bottle. 93+pts.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/23/2009 (link) 90 points

    (Newton Cabernet Sauvignon Unfiltered) Tart cassis, plum, mint and herbal nose; herbal, tart cassis palate with green note; medium-plus finish 90+ pts.

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  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    5 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines - BLIND!, Episode #581, 11/19/2008 (link) 90+ points

    (Newton Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon) #2 (BLIND TASTING); COLOR-dark; NOSE-big dark fruit; wafer aspect of a $100,000 candy bar; little stinky; soil; blackberries; a little cassis; almost Bordeaux-like; TASTE-good ripe fruit; little coffee; little tobacco on the back-end; melted down black licorice; really rich licorice and cassis; little hints of milk chocolate and tobacco; I like this wine; RP-92; GV-90+

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Newton
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Unfiltered
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 449 (68%)
  • Consumed 209 (32%)

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