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    Joseph Phelps Red 2009
    Insignia
    Bottle (1)


    "This deep ruby/purple-colored offering is an elegant, medium-weight wine with sweet red and black currant fruit, dark cherry, loamy soil and foresty characteristics as well as ripe tannin. This should be an early maturing Insignia that evolves quickly, but positively over the next 10-12 years." (90 pts. Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com #1113, Nov. 2013)

    “Good deep ruby. Rich but youthfully stunted aromas of plum, currant, chocolate, licorice and mint. Then plush, fine-grained and sweet on the palate, with excellent fat and a loamy complexity to the flavors of blackcurrant, dark chocolate and graphite. This has evolved nicely since I tasted it a year ago from barrel. In a distinctly generous style but structured for a long life in bottle. Finishes with gripping, tongue-saturating tannins and terrific chocolatey length.” (94 pts. Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, May 2012)


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    June, 2015
    4th-11th Thursday-Thursday
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