|Appellation||Napa Valley, California|
|Oak Treatment||French Oak|
|Total Varietal Composition %||75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot, 3% Malbec, and 2% Cabernet Franc|
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia is California’s very first propriety red Bordeaux-style blended wine and has created a legacy of craftsmanship since it was originally launched in 1974. Composed of 100% estate-grown grapes carefully harvested from Phelps’ various Napa Valley vineyards, this historically relevant red wine has received universal acclaim among international wine aficionados - including being awarded an unparalleled four impeccable 100-point review ratings from the experts of Wine Advocate for a range of vintages. This featured bottling of 2012 Joseph Phelps Insignia is aged for a minimum of 24 months in 100% virgin French oak barrels and is derived from a blend of select varietals, namely; 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot, 3% Malbec, and 2% Cabernet Franc. Produced in a limited quantity of a mere 15,000 cases worldwide, 2012 Insignia was individually reviewed and rated 97 points overall by renowned wine critics James Suckling and Jeb Dunnuck, and 96 points by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.