Winemaker Notes A fabulous wine from an outstanding vintage, the 1978 Insignia is rich and concentrated, and continues to improve with age.
95 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (2013)
Blend and Grape Sources
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc from 32% estate & 68% grower fruit: 20% Home Ranch Vineyard (St. Helena), 12% Backus Vineyard (Oakville) and 68% Oakville, Calistoga and Yountville Growers (13% Eisele Vineyard).
Appellation Napa Valley
Aging/Cooperage 24 months Never French oak barrels and puncheons