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    Sku 449269
    Country No
    Region California
    Appellation Napa Valley
    Producer Phelps
    Type Red
    Vintage 2016
    Varietal Cabernet Blend
    Volume 750ML

    Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia 2016 (750ML)

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    Critics

    Wine Advocate Notes
    97-100 Points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A barrel sample made up of 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec to be aged for 24 months in 100% new French oak, the 2016 Insignia Proprietary Red Wine has a deep garnet-purple color and is a little reticent at this still nascent stage (to be bottled in January 2019), opening out to reveal chocolate-covered cherries, wild blueberries and black raspberries with touches of underbrush, cedar chest and bouquet garni plus a hint of grilled meat. Medium to full-bodied, the palate springs forth with exciting energy, offering loads of red and black fruit layers and compelling herbal sparks, featuring a firm, fine-grained backbone and bags of freshness lifting the finish." 12/18
    James Suckling Notes
    98 Points, James Suckling: "Lovely density and intensity with dark berries, blueberries and inky undertones with hints of spice, chocolate and walnuts. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a flavorful finish. The texture and length are fantastic here. Complex. Hints of smoky wood at the end. This needs three to five years more in bottle age. Exciting wine. Try after 2022." 3/19
    Other
    96-98 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, jebdunnuck.com: "Not yet bottled, the 2016 Insignia should match - or exceed - the 2015, yet it shows a slightly more vibrant, cooler, more classic character. Vibrant notes of crème de cassis, violets, crushed rocks, and lead pencil all give way to a full-bodied 2016 that has silky tannins, no hard edges, and thrilling purity of fruit. It's going to be reasonably approachable on release, yet I suspect won't hit prime time until 4-5 years after the vintage and should cruise for 2-3 decades." 1/19

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