Original
96 Ratings
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine Details

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) The Cabernet Sauvignon showcases classic Cabernet aromas of blackberry and blueberry with hints of baking spices and tobacco followed by layers of dark berries, graphite and cocoa powder on the palate. Full-bodied and dense with beautifully integrated oak and sweet tannins throughout the lingering finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90-91 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (87-89) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/06
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) "The restrained, European-styled 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits classic notes of cedar, black currants, menthol, and spice as well as excellent fruit, sweet tannin, delineation, and vibrant acidity. It should drink well for a decade."
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06