1993 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley
317 Ratings
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317 Ratings
1993 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) With complex aromas of black cherry, plum, chocolate, currant and toasty oak, the wine displays layers of flavor and richness that disguise its power and longevity. Beautifully crafted and balanced, Insignia reflects a new level of quality from both the vineyards and the growing regions.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2008 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/16/2011
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2008 Vintage) "The blend of the 2008 Insignia, 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot and 4% Merlot, is not terribly different from the 2007. However, I suspect the production will be a lot less given the frost damage in early spring. The color is an inky/purple and the wine shows lots of cassis, blueberry, graphite and floral notes, good acidity, stunning concentration and purity, and a long finish. Another great success for Phelps, the 2007 and 2008 Insignias may be the best back-to-back vintages they have ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2001 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2001 Vintage)