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    Joseph Phelps Red 2016
    Insignia
    Double-Magnum (2)

    Wines from a Dallas collector. All wines have been stored professionally in a temperature and humidity controlled cellar.

    "The 2016 Insignia has turned out beautifully. Silky, layered and positively striking, the 2016 is magnificent. In this vintage, Insignia is especially silky, refined and understated, which is unusual for this wine that has often been more bombastic. Readers will have to be patient with the 2016, as it needs at least several years in bottle to be at its very best, but this is all finesse and class." (97 pts. Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Jan. 2020)

    "Bottled in January 2019, the 2016 Insignia is a blend of 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 1% Malbec, aged for 24 months in 100% new French oak barrels. Deep garnet-purple colored, the nose is a little reticent to begin, needing a fair bit of coaxing to reveal beautifully beguiling notions of wild blueberries, warm blackberries, black currant cordial, cloves and cedar chest with nuances of camphor, yeast extract, charcuterie and candied violets. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has fantastic elegance and depth, revealing loads of subtle floral, black fruit and earthy layers with a firm, very finely grained texture and seamless freshness, finishing with epic length." (99 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate #245, Oct. 2019)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    24th Friday
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