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1989 Insignia

Winemaker Notes Selective picking of Merlot and Cabernet Franc nicely complemented the Cabernet grapes harvested from Manley Lane (Banca Dorada Vineyard) in Rutherford, resulting in a supple, extractive wine with great depth of flavor.

Reviews 91 Points - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (2013)

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Blend and Grape Sources 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc from 79% estate & 21% grower vineyards: 79% Banca Dorada Vineyard (Rutherford) and 21% Oakville growers.


Appellation Napa Valley

Aging/Cooperage 15 months in French oak barrels, new and once used


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