The 2009 Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon displays delicate notes of Spring Mountain juniper, blackberry and dark black plum. In both aromas and taste, hints of mocha, bittersweet chocolate is partnered with herbal spice and sage.
Winemaker Chris Millard suggests pairing the complex layers of flavors in this Cabernet Sauvignon with a rack of lamb or osso bucco. It is also a perfect accompaniment to roasted game meat like venison and wild boar.
Blend: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot, and 6% Syrah
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