1994 Insignia

Blend and Grape Sources 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc from 69% estate & 31% grower vineyards: 48% Banca Dorada Vineyard (Rutherford), 18% Las Rocas Vineyard (Stags Leap), 3% Backus Vineyard (Oakville) and 31% Oakville, Rutherford, Carneros and Coombsville growers.

Appellation Napa Valley

Harvest Dates September 22 - October 18, 1994

Aging/Cooperage 28 months in new French oak barrels

Winemaker Notes Dark in color with generous aromas and flavors of blackcurrants, chocolate and spice. The 1994 Insignia is perhaps most distinctive for its ripe tannins and extremely balanced finish. It will continue developing in the bottle for many years to come.

Reviews 96 & #3 Top 100 Wines of 1997 - Wine Spectator