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Joseph Phelps Red Rhone Blend Monterey County le Mistral 2002

Member Review by FOG Pres:

I rarely rate wines, but this is truly one of my favorite "Tuesday night" wines. This group of wines is my classification for wines I enjoy virtually any day of the week, and not just on special occasions. I have not had a bad year, but the '01 was fantastic, and the '02 delightful.

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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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Snooth User: FOG Pres
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4.00 5
01/18/2009

I rarely rate wines, but this is truly one of my favorite "Tuesday night" wines. This group of wines is my classification for wines I enjoy virtually any day of the week, and not just on special occasions. I have not had a bad year, but the '01 was fantastic, and the '02 delightful.


Snooth User: cfree
23717225
4.00 5
08/18/2009

Four glasses




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