Newton Vineyard Unfiltered Chardonnay was the first Unfiltered Chardonnay to be produced in Napa. It comes from Newton's own vineyard in Carneros, and is the cornerstone of the winery. The nose is filled with summer berries and citric aromas. The mouth feel is rich and the bouquet lingers forever.
The compelling 2001 Chardonnay Unfiltered possesses a restrained but powerful bouquet of citrus oils intermixed with lemon blossoms and buttery popcorn presented in a full-bodied, layered, textured style with gorgeous richness. It is a powerful, intense Chardonnay that is performing far better out of bottle than it did from barrel last year.
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