Red

2005 Newton Cabernet Sauvignon Unfiltered

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2010 - 2020
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Community Tasting Notes 32

  • winemanintheden wrote: (89 points)

    October 25, 2014 - Good solid 2005 Cali Cab Sav. Decanted for 30 min. Wine is nicely integrated now with slight tannins left. Can still easily age for a few more years without issues. Nose of medium dark red fruits with some oak and a short-medium finish. Good balance. Nothing spectacular or profound, but solid.

  • 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!

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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
  • UPC Codes 081753801403, 081753801441

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 450 (67%)
  • Consumed 221 (33%)

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