Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay 2002

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 78307
  • white wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP96
  • WE94
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS91
  • 1996
  • RP93
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Winemaker's Notes

"Readers looking for a California interpretation of a French Batard-Montrachet should check out the 2002 Chardonnay Unfiltered. Perhaps the finest Chardonnay Su Hua Newton has yet produced, it possesses enormous fruit, richness, and extract, but is exquisitely balanced, with great purity. A sweet nose of orange marmalade, lemon oil, and butter are backed by subtle wood and wet steel characteristics. A brilliant effort, it is a profound Chardonnay to drink now and over the next 7-8 years."
-Wine Advocate

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.

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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 Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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