Joseph Phelps was one of the great visionaries of Napa Valley. His legacy is one of extraordinary quality. He was one of the first to see the merit in blending, which his legendary Insignia, which first debuted in 1974, has proven year after year. 2004 Joseph Phelps" Insignia" Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend SKU# 97 points Wine Enthusiast. Tasted in October, 2007, the wine was mute, offering little aromatically except for teasing notes of blackberries and oak. The 2004 Insignia (the first to be 100 from the estate vineyards) is a blend of 72 Cabernet Sauvignon, 14 Merlot, 12 Petit Verdot, and the rest Malbec.
I had this wine several times in Napa, and it is a beauty. Joseph Phelps Vineyards recently added to its portfolio a very good Pinot Noir called Freestone from the Sonoma Coast, six miles from the Pacific Ocean; it is a winner, but in this column I am concentrating on Insignia. 2004 Joseph Phelps Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon SKU# 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. Cabernet Sauvignon at Phelps is represented by the opulent 2004 Napa, a blend of 86 Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot.
Indicative blend: Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot and Petit Verdot. Varies with vintage Critics have scored this wine 93 points. Users have rated this wine 4. 5 out of 5 stars.
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0 ABV Other Vintages Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a familyowned winery committed to crafting world class, estategrown wines. Insignia, first produced in 1974.
Awarded Wine Spectator's" Wine of the Year" in 2005, Insignia is widely Insignia is a Cabernet Sauvignon based wine crafted from six of the Joseph Phelps estate vineyards: Spring Valley Ranch Vineyard in St. Helena, Banca Dorada Vineyard on the Rutherford Bench, Las Rocas and Barboza Vineyards in the Stags Leap District, Yountville Vineyard in the Oak Knoll District and Suscol Vineyard in South Napa Valley.
" External Reviews for Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Backus Vineyard This is a great vintage of Insignia, which means it's a great Napa cabernet that will last for decades. Joseph Phelps This prestigious winery crafts three distinct Bordeaux style blends including the flagship, Insignia, the exclusive wine club only Backus, and a Napa Valley Cabernet blend, among numerous other varietals.