1989 Insignia

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

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 - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, 2013