2004 Insignia

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Publication
The Wine Advocate
Author
Robert Parker
Date
12-28-07
Award
95
Note
I had this wine several times in Napa, and it is a beauty. A flashy, exuberant style for Phelps, with dense ruby/purple color, a gorgeous nose of crème de cassis, incense, licorice, smoke and spice, the wine has supple tannins, a flamboyant, full-bodied mouthfeel, and tremendous length. Despite its precociousness and up-front style, whis wine should evolve easily for 20 or more years.