1980 Insignia

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

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

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