Newton Le Grand Vin 1999

Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

$57.99
Item No. 56322
  • red wine
  • RP92

Winemaker's Notes

"The 1999 Le Grand Vin Proprietary Red is a blend of two-thirds Cabernet Sauvignon and the balance mostly Merlot with a dollop of Petit Verdot. Its lofty 14.3% alcohol is well-hidden beneath a full-bodied, intense style. The wine is still an infant in terms of development. It is admirably concentrated, with sweet tannin, new oak, and a long, layered, pure finish. This serious effort is for those with patience. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2025."
-Wine Advocate

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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 Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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