Winemaker Notes A great wine from a benchmark vintage, the 1991 Insignia is suffused with flavors of black cherry, chocolate, cassis and herbs.
100 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
Magnificent in the mouth with an opulent and voluptuous texture… it reveals mindboggling purity and vigor. (2013)
Blend and Grape Sources
80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc from 89% estate & 11% grower vineyards: 64% Banca Dorada Vineyard (Rutherford), 25% Las Rocas Vineyard (Stags Leap) and 11% Oakville growers.
Appellation Napa Valley
Aging/Cooperage 21 months in French oak barrels, new and 1-2 year old along with new American oak barrels