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1992 Joseph Phelps - Insignia Bordeaux Blend - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Bordeaux Blend
Producer Notes

Since its founding in 1972, Joseph Phelps Vineyards has been on the cutting edge of many California wine developments. From the Bordeaux-blend Insignia, first made in 1974 and Wine Spectator's wine of the year for the 2002 vintage; to the resurrection of California Syrah, also first produced in 1974, the winery has earned critical acclaim for its many estate-grown wines.
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93
Drink Dates
Comm: 2009-2012 VF: 2000-2012
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Author Datopone
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 03/27/2012
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Author Chez Fisher
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.455%
Tasted On 01/28/2012
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Time to drink and not much longer.

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Author Jeffrey M989
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.484%
Tasted On 01/15/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2012

Rich deep purple and amazing fruit for its age. Holding up very well with age and still very recognizable as Insignia. We tasted it with the 1990 Lagrange and felt the Bordeaux complemented our food better but the Insignia was a better drink on its own.

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