Newton Claret 2001

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 77883
  • ST90
  • W&S90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

Mostly Merlot, with quite a bit of Cabernet Franc and a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon, Newton's Claret is a clear, deep red color with touches of black cherry. On the nose, the balance is harmonized between coffee, pepper and fresh blueberries. Fruits, like blackcurrant, cranberry and cherry, evolve on the palate and linger with a spring-like freshness.

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gwendolyn - Oakland, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
It's great that this is still available in CA - but drink it up! It's ready to go and won't last many more years. Super smooth, lovely fruit melds together the tannins and acid. Great for a myriad of foods, too.
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Rating:
(9/24/2010)
as a standalone or with a meal just great little bottle of wine. I think some time would make it even better. I'm buying more.
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Grace Burns - Santa Barbara, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/21/2010)
Shared this wine with family during the holiday break and it was liked by all.
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Clixby Ann - Wimberley, TX (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Was a bit acidic with strong alcohol on the tongue, but a longer breathing time reveals nice deep fruit.
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Learn About Newton Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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