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1996 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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91
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2000-2008 VF: 2002-2020
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 84
Author marv
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.471%
Tasted On 06/25/2014

Early

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Author Oenodoc
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.065%
Tasted On 11/06/2013
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Still drinking wonderfully but I suspect starting to fade. Paired with a 1997 Insignia which was a tad better.

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Author Adriel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.794%
Tasted On 10/30/2009
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Author Jeffrey M989
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.496%
Tasted On 02/15/2009
Drink Dates 2000-2008

Aroma was weaker than expected. Good flavor but not great. Maybe past its prime.

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Author Clifton C322
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 01/20/2009

Excellent, smooth, light smoke and fruits

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