2000 Phelps, Joseph Insignia Proprietary Red Wine

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • IWC 92
  • WA 91
  • CG 91

Reviews for 2000 Phelps, Joseph Insignia Proprietary Red Wine

IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2003
Good bright medium ruby. Highly aromatic nose of cassis crushed blackberry violet cola cedar mint chocolate and shoe polish with enticing spicy high tones. Sweet and lush but penetrating with lovely vinosity giving shape... Good bright medium ruby. Highly aromatic nose of cassis crushed blackberry violet cola cedar mint chocolate and shoe polish with enticing spicy high tones. Sweet and lush but penetrating with lovely vinosity giving shape to the black fruit and mineral flavors. Surprisingly expressive in the middle palate but finishes with youthfully tough molar-coating tannins that will require at least four or five years of bottle aging. 92(+?) points
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2003
...A strong effort for the vintage it possesses a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a powerful nose of licorice espresso roast and black currants medium to full body a lush mid-palate and a sweet concentrated finish... ...A strong effort for the vintage it possesses a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a powerful nose of licorice espresso roast and black currants medium to full body a lush mid-palate and a sweet concentrated finish with no hard edges...
CG 91
Connoisseurs' Guide - Connoisseur's Guide, August 2003
...Rich deeply fruited and entirely satisfying Phelps's newest Insignia is a serious wine that com-bines loads of lovely sweet oak spice with ripe cherries currants cocoa and glints of cream-sweetened coffee. Striking for... ...Rich deeply fruited and entirely satisfying Phelps's newest Insignia is a serious wine that com-bines loads of lovely sweet oak spice with ripe cherries currants cocoa and glints of cream-sweetened coffee. Striking for both its concentration and its surprisingly up-front lusciousness the wine tempts early drinking but it is solidly structured and can easily improve for some many years..