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    Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia, 2016

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    A Blue Chip Stock in the Napa Valley

    The 2016 Insignia is fresh and focused on entry with expressive cocoa powder, graphite and earthy spices. Elegant and complex with a supple, creamy texture and bold tannins, this latest vintage offers luscious ripe plum and blackberry character with hints of roasted coffee and dark cherry throughout the palate to a long, velvety finish.

    • Rated 99 Points - Robert Parker Wine Advocate, Oct 2019
    • Rated 96 Points - Decanter, Oct 2019
    • 24 months in 100% new French oak

    Food PairingAny classic meat dishes such as veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck etc.

    Cellaring: Best from 2021 through 2035

    STORY BEHIND THIS WINE

    The wine - first made in 1974 - was the valley’s first proprietary Bordeaux blend. It comes from non-contiguous estate vineyards, mostly on the valley floor and lower hillsides. Insignia has a certain old fashioned character.