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1977 Insignia

Winemaker Notes The wine has a lovely aroma, rich with cedar and fruit, and sufficient structure to develop into a magnificent example of a Claret-style California wine.

Reviews 94 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (2013)

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Blend and Grape Sources 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc from 20% estate & 80% grower fruit: 20% Joseph Phelps Home Ranch Vineyard in St. Helena and 80% Oakville growers.

Appellation Napa Valley

Aging/Cooperage 20 months in Never French oak barrels and Yugoslavian puncheons


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