Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2012

9.4135 ratings on Delectable
$249.99$219.98

"75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot, 3% Malbec and 2% Cabernet Franc. Boasts fabulous notes of graphite, blackberries, blackcurrant liqueur, camphor, barbecue smoke and spice box. Rich, full-bodied and opulent with plenty of tannin and structure lurking beneath the extravagant generosity of fruit, this stunning 2012 should drink well for 25-30+ years." WA 96-100

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Ratings on Delectable

David Trumper Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Fruits are fresh and run juicy to dry. Black plum, blackberries, dark raspberries, bit of stewed strawberries, tannins are dusty/gritty, leather, spicebox, baking spices, dark powdery minerals, good acidity, balance and finish. Check it again in 8-10 years but good for 20 years.

Fruits are fresh and run juicy to dry. Black plum, blackberries, dark raspberries, bit of stewed strawberries, tannins are dusty/gritty, leather, spicebox, baking spices, dark powdery minerals, good acidity, balance and finish. Check it again in 8-10 years but good for 20 years.

9.5

David Trumper Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Dark cherries,black licorice nose. Super dark cassis fruit that moves into mid red fruits on the palate. Caramel, dry rose, sweet spice, rich dark wet earth.

Dark cherries,black licorice nose. Super dark cassis fruit that moves into mid red fruits on the palate. Caramel, dry rose, sweet spice, rich dark wet earth.

9.5

jesus g Delectable Pro

Hospitality Schramsburg Vineyards

If I could I'd love to taste this side by side with an 02 insignia

If I could I'd love to taste this side by side with an 02 insignia

9.8

Tom Kobylarz Delectable Pro

The nose leads you down a path to oak and very ripe fruit notes, however the palate is pure, precise like a howitzer shell of tannin and structure. Should be killer in 10+ years as the palate is fresh, with very good balance and acidity. Complexity with age should increase the score and my interest but right now it needs time.

The nose leads you down a path to oak and very ripe fruit notes, however the palate is pure, precise like a howitzer shell of tannin and structure. Should be killer in 10+ years as the palate is fresh, with very good balance and acidity. Complexity with age should increase the score and my interest but right now it needs time.

9.3

Location

  • 1351 Chain Bridge Rd
    McLean, VA 22101

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