Richly flavored and beautifully balanced, this vibrant wine offers a pure
expression of Cabernet Sauvignon. Layers of black plum, white chocolate,
vanilla and anise aromas leap from the glass, accented by an appealing hint
of violets. On the palate, smoky plum, blackberry and supple leather flavors
are supported by smooth yet substantial tannins.
Enjoy this approachable Cabernet Sauvignon with filet mignon, game
bird or grilled eggplant. The dark fruit and spice components would also
complement Osso Bucco nicely.
Blend: 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc
Refined and beautiful. Made with a splash of Cabernet Franc that gives it a cherry pie filling richness, it’s dry and full-bodied, with thick but sweetly ripe tannins framing a Sauvignonesque core of cassis.
Peter and Su Hua Newton purchased one square mile of tumbling slopes high up on Spring Mountain overlooking St. Helena in 1977. The Estate was planted to Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Merlot thrives in a land which is rocky mixed with clay beneath the surface, while Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot like an impoverished soil, and Cabernet Sauvignon is happy in stony loam. The mountainous slopes of the vineyards not only... View More