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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia
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(2002 Vintage) Wine Spectator's #1 Wine of 2005!The 2002 Insignia is full of black cherry jam and allspice aromas, with luscious notes of boysenberry, ripe plums, toasted oak and tobacco. The exceptionally elegant mouthfeel coats the palate with layer after layer of tannin, followed by a lengthy, textured finish containing sweet oak notes and a hint of blackberry.78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 7% Petite Verdot and 1% Malbec primarily from estate-owned vineyards in Stag's Leap and Rutherford, with addit...

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    WS 96 WA 95 #1 WS BEST 100 2005 retrospective 2012

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/15/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/16/2011
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 11/21/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/2015
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06