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1998 Joseph Phelps - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
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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90
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2020-2020 VF: 2001-2008
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 96
Author Cutrx
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.988%
Tasted On 01/22/2012
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Author David W294
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.345%
Tasted On 06/19/2011

Has aged very well.

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 97.619%
Tasted On 10/14/2009

This 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon developed into a beautifully proportioned wine offering blackberry, roast coffee and chocolate aromas, and layered fruit flavors with supportive tannins that lead to a long, balanced finish.

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Author JP
Site / Blog http://www.ribeirasacrawine.com Trust Rating 82.906%
Tasted On 12/29/2008
Drink Dates 2020
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Author Greg G
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/19/2004

Not very impressed with this wine. Took an hour in the decanter to get past intial toughness. Afterward, mostly laced with strong oak nose and taste. Finish was short. I am usually enamored by the regular Phelps Cab bottling, but in this case I was very disappoionted.

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