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2009 Joseph Phelps Insignia
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$175.00
750ml Bottle
$997.50
Case of 6
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Item #48542
Size: 750ml
Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Red Bordeaux Blend
Country: United States
Region: California, Napa Valley

"A gorgeous, totally voluptuous wine, the 2009 Insignia bursts from the glass with exuberant blue and black fruit, grilled herbs, cloves and cassis. In 2009, the Insignia is silky and polished, yet there is considerable underlying tannin that needs time to soften. Layers of fruit flow effortlessly to the huge, structured finish. I imagine the 2009 Insignia will enjoy a broad drinking window. It is striking today, but also clearly has the stuffing to age for many, many years."

Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate - 95pts


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