Winemaker Notes A vintage contributing great character, extract and finish to Insignia, with distinctive flavors of sweet chocolate and mint.
93 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
"… this dark ruby/purple-colored wine displays a wonderful herb, cassis, vanillin, and Asian spice-scented nose." (1994)
Blend and Grape Sources
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc from 30% estate & 70% grower vineyards: 10% Las Rocas Vineyard (Stags Leap), 10% Backus Vineyard (Oakville), 10% Home Ranch Vineyard (St. Helena) and 70% Oakville, Napa Valley and Rutherford growers.
Appellation Napa Valley
Aging/Cooperage 11 months in Never and Limousin barrels