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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Estate Grown Napa Valley
$233.99 USD
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2003 Insignia is layered with aromas of blackberries, black cherries, anise, dark chocolate and coffee. The aromas and flavors are framed by mouth-coating tannins and followed by an extremely lon...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    10% Petit Verdot; 3% Merlot; 3% Malbec. Not surprisingly, this year's Insignia again takes its accustomed place near the head of its class. It is a very deep and involving wine with a genuinely complex interplay of ripe cherries, sweet smoke, subtle herbs and notes of dusty soil running its length. As always, it displays hallmark polish and exemplary balance, yet it is never wanting for richness or strength. It deserves to be set aside for at least four or five years and has a very good shot at i...
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    This wine has a big inviting black currant bouquet. On the palate, the wine is rich, full bodied, and packed with flavor. The flavor profile is a mix of blackberry and current, with a hint of oak. ...
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