Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2013

Blend of 88% Cab Sauv, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Merlot, 3% Malbec and 1% Cab Franc sourced from estate-owned vineyards, aged 24 months in 100% new French oak, their 40th vintage. Still tasting great, young and juicy, should easily last another couple of decades+ in the bottle. Deep Ruby, dark fruits, spice, complex nose. On the palate juicy rich berry fruits, vanilla oak. well structured harmonious wine. Fine soft rich tannins, long finish ending with fruit, tobacco and sweet earthy tones. Wow! — 7 days ago

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Freestone Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018

Still evolving in the bottle and in a very good place. It’s got chops to go another 2-3 years imo, but please, drink and enjoy when you can, you don’t want your precious bottles auctioned off after your time here is done. — 25 days ago

Eddie, Lyle and 13 others liked this

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Offerus Saint-Joseph Syrah 2019

6/2022. Bold and flavorful. Nice mouth feel.

Black Rooster
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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Backus Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Just had 5th eye surgery, so popped Backus. Just wonderful. Very well balance from tip to last swallow. Beautiful fruits, layers of flavor. I sure wish it cost less!! — 8 days ago

Shay, Severn and 7 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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Damn, I only have 2 eyes, I'll bet no one gets away with anything around you.
Hugh O'Riordan

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Funny guy . Someday I’ll get back east to see my daughter and grand kiddos. I’ll bring NW vino. Hugh
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Move well, @Hugh O'Riordan. I trust that five is a charm.

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Larry Hyde & Sons Vineyard Syrah 2013

Not my favorite Phelps Syrah. Not sure why…a bit rough around the edges…maybe older than I prefer???…I usually like this wine. — 18 days ago

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Joseph Drouhin

Côte de Nuits-Villages Pinot Noir 2019

This is excellent stuff and punches well above its weight. Floral and spicy nose with medium body, good fine tanins and lots of minerality / balance. Very dense and structured from the mid to the end, so it will benefit from 4 to 5 years in a good cellar. Great stuff and excellent QPR. — a month ago

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Nice but lacking a little umph. — 9 days ago

Ron, Shay and 5 others liked this

Domaine de Fauterie

Les Combaud St. Joseph Syrah 2018

Ripe, sweet wild red fruits and herbs, nice sweetness, a ton of black licorice, quite tannic. A lot of forest floor. Musty, meaty. There’s a quality here I appreciate but don’t feel is next level like others here... Still, this has a nice full body, good concentration and a lot of pleasure in the drinking. — 4 days ago

Andrew, Tom and 15 others liked this

Domaine Coursodon (Jérôme et Pierre Coursodon)

Silice Saint Joseph Syrah 2012

Lots of dark cherry, berry fruits that is almost sweet on the palate with meat, smoke, mineral, graphite, olive, spice & tobacco. — 17 hours ago

Ira, Eric and 8 others liked this

Martine Rouchier

La Chave Saint-Joseph Red Rhone Blend 2015

Serious wine that needed 2 hrs of air. Dark fruits, lots of dry extract with spice, meat, olive & floral notes. — 9 days ago

Tom, Severn and 12 others liked this