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Joseph Phelps Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Insignia 1992

Winemaker's Notes:

100% Napa Valley Cabernet, with more than 50% of the blend coming from our Las Rocas vineyard in the Stag's Leap District and Banca Dorada vineyard on Manley Lane in the Rutherford Bench. Other grape sources include vineyards near St. Helena, Oakville and Rutherford, as well as from Diamond Mountain outside of Calistoga. Average 23.8 degrees Brix, fermented in stainless steel tanks, then aged 22 months in 60-gallon French oak (75%) and American oak barrels (25%), before being blended, fined with fresh egg whites,

Joseph Phelps Vineyards:
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery committed to crafting world class, estate grown wines. Founded in 1973 when Joe Phelps purchased a former cattle ranch in Spring Valley near St. Helena, the winery now controls and farms nearly 375 acres of vines in St. Helena, the Stags Leap District, Oakville, Rutherford, Oak Knoll District and South Napa Valley. Phelps is best k... Read more
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery committed to crafting world class, estate grown wines. Founded in 1973 when Joe Phelps purchased a former cattle ranch in Spring Valley near St. Helena, the winery now controls and farms nearly 375 acres of vines in St. Helena, the Stags Leap District, Oakville, Rutherford, Oak Knoll District and South Napa Valley. Phelps is best known for its flagship blend of red Bordeaux varietals, Insignia, first produced in 1974. Awarded Wine Spectator’s “Wine of the Year” in 2005, Insignia is widely regarded as a qualitative benchmark for California winemaking. Annual production at Phelps includes Insignia, Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Eisrébe, Syrah and Viognier. Read less

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09/02/2008

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External Reviews for Joseph Phelps Red Bordeaux Blend Napa Valley Insignia

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/22/2011

The 1992 Insignia, the flagship proprietary wine of the Joseph Phelps portfolio, is a 67% Cabernet Sauvignon / 33% Merlot blend. The wine is extraordinary, with an opaque purple color, a big, spicy, licorice, vanillin, smoky, cassis-scented nose, sw... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1992 Phelps, Joseph Insignia Proprietary Red Wine 1500ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/06/2011

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1992 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml



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100% Napa Valley Cabernet, with more than 50% of the blend coming from our Las Rocas vineyard in the Stag's Leap District and Banca Dorada vineyard on Manley Lane in the Rutherford Bench. Other grape sources include vineyards near St. Helena, Oakville and Rutherford, as well as from Diamond Mountain outside of Calistoga. Average 23.8 degrees Brix, fermented in stainless steel tanks, then aged 22 months in 60-gallon French oak (75%) and American oak barrels (25%), before being blended, fined with fresh egg whites,

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