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Joseph Phelps Syrah Napa Valley 2003

Member Review by Philip James:

Rich, oaky nose. Spicy and fruity. Tobacco and cedar with a long oaky finish. Fantastic!

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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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Member Reviews for Joseph Phelps Syrah Napa Valley

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Snooth User: Philip James
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4.00 5
05/18/2007

Rich, oaky nose. Spicy and fruity. Tobacco and cedar with a long oaky finish. Fantastic!


Snooth User: khushal
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3.50 5
05/06/2008

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Joseph Phelps Syrah Napa Valley

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

From estate-owned Carneros vineyards as well as purchased fruit from the well-known grower Larry Hyde, the 2003 Syrah reveals blackberry and charcoal-like fruit, medium to full body, notions of earth and pepper, loads of fruit and glycerin, and an at... Robert Parker. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2003 Joseph Phelps Syrah 750ml




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