Lot 497

JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS INSIGNIA PROPRIETARY RED WINE 2010 (1)

Napa Valley.

A gorgeously intense bouquet of lead pencil shavings, spring flowers, black currants, blackberries, and subtle smoke and foresty aromas jumps from the glass of this full-bodied, rich, concentrated wine with soft tannins, a multidimensional mouthfeel, and a long, rich finish displaying well-integrated acidity, tannin, alcohol and wood. This beauty is one of the top Insignias produced over recent years. It should age easily for 20+ years. November 2013 WA 95

JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS INSIGNIA PROPRIETARY RED WINE 2011 (2)

Napa Valley.

WA 90-93

OPUS ONE 2005 (1)

Napa Valley.

Complex and medium to full-bodied, with silky tannin and superb purity and balance, this is exactly what Opus One was meant to be when it was first proposed. Of course, it is a popular wine to criticize, but the quality has never been better, and certainly 2005 is a beauty. It is reaching full maturity at ten years, but I think there is still another 10-15+ years of upside potential in this wine. It is full-bodied, opulent and, dare I say, delicious. Given its popularity and brand recognition, it’s nice to know that even at a major steak house you can probably find this wine and be thrilled to buy it and drink it. June 2015 Drink: 2015-2030 WA 95

4 bts.    per lot $1,200 - $1,400

TIME LEFT: 1 days, 14 hours
Lot Closes: 9/17/2019 9:10:00 PM EST

Current Bid:

$900

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