Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.490 ratings
9.318 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Salami & Prosciutto, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.5

One of the few big Napa wines I actually enjoy. This was epic

One of the few big Napa wines I actually enjoy. This was epic

Jul 11th, 2020
France Posener

Happy fathers dad delicious selection from cellar for many years. 2000 not the best year but this insignia is spectacular. Youthful, fresh , herbaceous. They should be super proud of this wine.

Happy fathers dad delicious selection from cellar for many years. 2000 not the best year but this insignia is spectacular. Youthful, fresh , herbaceous. They should be super proud of this wine.

Jun 17th, 2018
Rob Brobst III

Oh la la!

Oh la la!

Jan 27th, 2018
Steven Gullo

Not a solid vintage but this is remarkable. Notes of menthol, eucalyptus, dried currants and a textural, lengthy finish. Could still see a few more years.

Not a solid vintage but this is remarkable. Notes of menthol, eucalyptus, dried currants and a textural, lengthy finish. Could still see a few more years.

1 person found it helpfulDec 24th, 2017
Gary Hill

Needed to open up. It was so ready to drink. No tannins. Soft cedar and rhubarb notes. Needed food- ribeye. Yeh. This is why We cellar wine.

Needed to open up. It was so ready to drink. No tannins. Soft cedar and rhubarb notes. Needed food- ribeye. Yeh. This is why We cellar wine.

Apr 16th, 2016
Samuel James

Very boozy, not my favorite but good. #napa #josephphelps

Very boozy, not my favorite but good. #napa #josephphelps

Dec 5th, 2015
Mitzi Inglis

Marketing/Public Relations, Joseph Phelps Vineyards

9.4

From 6 liter. Gorgeous. Biased review. #josephphelps #josephphelps

From 6 liter. Gorgeous. Biased review. #josephphelps #josephphelps

Jul 18th, 2015
Will Phelps

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

9.6

2000. In a great place right now. Paired perfectly with lamb at a Greek restaurant.

2000. In a great place right now. Paired perfectly with lamb at a Greek restaurant.

Jun 8th, 2015
Gary Hill

Perfect. Ready to drink. Do not wait. Open it! Went great with braised short ribs.

Perfect. Ready to drink. Do not wait. Open it! Went great with braised short ribs.

Nov 1st, 2014
Marty Winters

Didn't see that one coming. Sneaky 2000 vintage.

Didn't see that one coming. Sneaky 2000 vintage.

Aug 23rd, 2014