1997 Phelps, Joseph Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 750ML
  • IWC 90
  • WE 90

Reviews for 1997 Phelps, Joseph Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2000
Deep ruby-red. High-pitched aromas of blackberry cassis and enticing smoky oak. Smooth on the palate but with very good delineation and verve. This comes across as fruitier than the merlot. Juicy but not especially... Deep ruby-red. High-pitched aromas of blackberry cassis and enticing smoky oak. Smooth on the palate but with very good delineation and verve. This comes across as fruitier than the merlot. Juicy but not especially fleshy. Ripe dusty tannins spread out nicely over the palate. 90 points
WE 90
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, November 2000
Full black-currant aromas with some briar and dust. Blackberry fruit on the palate but most of all lots of charred oak manifested as coffee and bitter chocolate. In golf this would be a middle-of-the fairway drive but... Full black-currant aromas with some briar and dust. Blackberry fruit on the palate but most of all lots of charred oak manifested as coffee and bitter chocolate. In golf this would be a middle-of-the fairway drive but without the distance. It's fresh and well made.