Wine Library

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1980 Insignia

Winemaker Notes Wines from the compressed, 1980 growing season contain ripe, concentrated aromas and flavors with high tannin levels and good structure.

Reviews 91 Points - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
Still deep ruby/purple with an intense chocolatey, blackcurrant, and mineral scented bouquet… (1988)

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Blend and Grape Sources 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot from 7% estate & 93% grower vineyards:
7% Home Ranch Vineyard (St. Helena), 93% Calistoga, Napa Valley, Rutherford, and Yountville growers, including 29% Eisele Vineyard.

Appellation Napa Valley

Aging/Cooperage 15 months in Never and Limousin barrels


Wine Library

Cabernet Sauvignon, Backus Vineyard

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Syrah, Larry Hyde & Sons Vineyard

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009

Syrah, Napa Valley

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008

Pinot Noir, Pastorale Vineyard

2016 2015 2014 2013

Pinot Noir, Quarter Moon Vineyard

2016 2015 2014

Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyards

2017 2016 2015

Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley