Sunday, February 27, 2011

Joseph Phelps Insignia 2005 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:

Big bouquet of dark berries, anise, and chocolate on the nose

Full bodied and densely structured on the palate

Long finish of blackberry, anise, rich spice, and vanilla


This is a beautifully made wine and a real treat. It's big, dense, and chewy with plenty of fruit along with anise and spice. At 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot, this wine is a benchmark blend that has many admirers and attracts many collectors. It's priced at $200; maybe a bit less depending on the merchant. Raise a glass!

1 comment:

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