Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.427 ratings
9.110 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Top Notes For
Bibiana Gonzalez Rave

What an experience. Tasted after 24 years of being made and enjoy every bit of it. Texture still soft and present, aromatics still touch of fruit with tertiary aromatics.

What an experience. Tasted after 24 years of being made and enjoy every bit of it. Texture still soft and present, aromatics still touch of fruit with tertiary aromatics.

1 person found it helpfulMay 24th, 2015
Pam Starr

Owner/Winemaker Crocker & Starr Wines

9.2

Good time to open! Graphite and plum

Good time to open! Graphite and plum

May 31st, 2016
Tom Kobylarz

Rich and youthful, but contrastingly mature notes offer multiples of complexity. Aromas of black cherry, currants, fall leaves, and sweet tobacco. The palate shows the same with notes of mint, medium grain and silky smooth tannins. The finish sails on clean and pure with good acidity and energy.

Rich and youthful, but contrastingly mature notes offer multiples of complexity. Aromas of black cherry, currants, fall leaves, and sweet tobacco. The palate shows the same with notes of mint, medium grain and silky smooth tannins. The finish sails on clean and pure with good acidity and energy.

Dec 1st, 2013
B
10

Magnum 1991 Joseph Phelps Insignia. Awesome. No decanting. Straight from the bottle.

Magnum 1991 Joseph Phelps Insignia. Awesome. No decanting. Straight from the bottle.

Sep 29th, 2019
Bridgette Williams

Really smooth and pure. Awesome find

Really smooth and pure. Awesome find

Mar 29th, 2017
B
10

Magnum 1991 Joseph Phelps Insignia CS. Dinner at T w neighbors. Drank alongside the '90 Latour out of magnum. We didn't decant this as long as the Latour and out of the gate, this wine was a little tight. However, by the end of dinner, this was the clear winner. Just held up and got better as the night progressed.

Magnum 1991 Joseph Phelps Insignia CS. Dinner at T w neighbors. Drank alongside the '90 Latour out of magnum. We didn't decant this as long as the Latour and out of the gate, this wine was a little tight. However, by the end of dinner, this was the clear winner. Just held up and got better as the night progressed.

Feb 20th, 2017
David Annis

This could easily go another ten years. What an amazing wine. Leather and currant. Still tannic. Full bodied, long finish.

This could easily go another ten years. What an amazing wine. Leather and currant. Still tannic. Full bodied, long finish.

Dec 25th, 2016
Dr. Wo
9.9

A spectacular 24 year old treasure I hauled up from the cellar to share with my buddy Josh. Fresh, vibrant and fruitful with eucalyptus scented nose characteristic of Insignia. Fab!

A spectacular 24 year old treasure I hauled up from the cellar to share with my buddy Josh. Fresh, vibrant and fruitful with eucalyptus scented nose characteristic of Insignia. Fab!

Oct 31st, 2015
Rajiv Modak

RIP Joseph Phelps

RIP Joseph Phelps

Apr 26th, 2015
Jose Merino

This was a vertical of 38 vintages to celebrate Joseph Phelps Insignia 40th anniversary!

This was a vertical of 38 vintages to celebrate Joseph Phelps Insignia 40th anniversary!

May 11th, 2013