Auction 25 | Lot No. 81
Spring Mountain District
10 cases produced
- Your wine was made from fruit from the highest block of the Spring Mountain estate at 1,600 feet in elevation
- A quintessential mountain wine, expressing a rare and fresh character of the Napa Valley hillsides
- Fruit was handpicked at night and sorted multiple times to ensure only the best berries were selected
- Winemaking was gentle, respecting the land and its character; aging for 18 months in new French oak
Shaped by the terroir of Newton's breathtaking Spring Mountain estate, this is a truly characteristic mountain wine from the Napa Valley. It was crafted from the highest-elevated block on Spring Mountain at 1600 feet, with south-facing exposures and a complex combination of both sedimentary and volcanic soils as well as diverse, moderately fertile and well-drained conditions. The ideal climatic conditions of 2019 with good rainfall, moisture retention in the soils and a summer that ended with mild days, resulted in a wine of great aromatics and silky structure while retaining its density and power. Combining energy, freshness, character and vibrancy, this is an exceptional wine with an aging potential of up to three decades.
- Wine is unfiltered
- Single vineyard wine
- Sustainably produced
- Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
Winemaker, Newton Vineyard
Alberto Bianchi did his first crush at Newton in 2014; in April 2016, he returned to become Newton’s Winemaker.
Born in Milan, Italy, Alberto earned a Bachelor degree in viticulture and enology from the University of Milan, then went on to achieve a double Master degree in the same subjects from the University of Turin and the University of Lisbon.
In addition to his experience as an early winemaker at Newton, Alberto has worked at Cape Mentelle in Australia’s Margaret River region, Terrazas de Los Andes in Argentina and Cloudy Bay Vineyard in New Zealand. He previously held winemaking positions in Italy’s Piedmont, Tuscany and Campania regions at Viticoltori de Concilis, Marchesi de Frescobaldi and Terre da Vino; at Preignes le Vieux in France’s Languedoc region, and Yealands Estate in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Country born: Italy
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
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