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    Joseph Phelps Red 1985
    Bottle (2)

    "Fresh, lively notes of spice box, roasted herbs, black currants and plums are followed by a dark, broodingly backward wine with impressive richness, full body and a long finish displaying light to moderate tannins. The acidity is more vibrant and noticeable than in other vintages, but the wine has more than sufficient lushness and extravagance of fruit and glycerin to balance out the structural components. This beauty should continue to drink well for another 15-20+ years." (95 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #1113, Nov. 2013)

    "The 1985 Insignia is close to full maturity, exhibiting an exotic, mint/eucalyptus nose that recalls a Heitz Martha's Vineyard. Rich, with supple, full-bodied flavors, wonderfully sweet, ripe fruit, an unctuous texture, and a heady, rich, complex finish, this exceptional, distinctive Cabernet Sauvignon is capable of drinking well for 12-15+ years." (93 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #98, Apr. 1995)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    13th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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