1996 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley
332 Ratings
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332 Ratings
1996 Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley

Wine Description

Deep purple in color with concentrated, jammy aromas of black cherry, herbs and mocha,and a long, balanced finish. Wine Spectator 92 points

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 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. "A triumph. Aged nearly two years in all-new French oak, this massive wine stuns with its superb balance. Manages the elusive challenge of reining in hugely ripe black currant, cherry and oak flavors and sweet t...

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Deep purple in color with concentrated, jammy aromas of black cherry, herbs and mocha,and a long, balanced finish. Wine Spectator 92 points

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