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Community Tasting Notes (10) Avg Score: 91 points

  • 2008 was a classic Cabernet year. the Newton Cab. has a medium body but not the depth of a Spring Mountain Cab. but, well made. With silky tannins with nice blackberry and current overtones. It has somewhat of a short finish and is a good $30+ Napa Cab. value. Drink through 2018.

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  • Absolutely fantastic. Perfectly balanced, fruity and smooth. Was a wonderful bottle of wine

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  • Simpler than I had expected. Lovely color, not a strong nose, but a bit of black fruit and a fair touch of oak. To me, it seemed that this wine just stopped at mid-palate; the initial taste was fine, and the finish was fairly long, but in between there wasn't much. Seemed a bit thin, to tell the truth. Certainly a decent bottle, but it wasn't exciting. Easy drinking, but wasn't memorable. At this price point ($48) I expect more than this has to offer. Don't see much room for improvement with further aging.

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  • The 2008 unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon opens with notes of black fruits, cassis and black currants revealing more creme de cassis and black currant characteristics along with good acidity, sweet tannin and a Bordeaux Right Bank aromatic and flavor profile. The fruit forward aromas are pronounced in the youth of this wine which promises elegance as complex herbal layers of juniper and bramble. This wine should drink nicely for the next 10-15 years.

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  • Very nice. Opens up well in glass the longer it sits. Let breathe/decant next bottle. Drinking well. Had w/grilled filet's. Tripps/McComas'.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Newton Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Unfiltered Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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