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Joseph Phelps Merlot Napa Valley 2001

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"Red Wine Merlot by Joseph Phelps from Napa Valley, California. Stunning Napa Valley Merlot, recently named one of Wine & Spirits Top 10 Merlots of 2003! Aromas and flavors of spice and black cherry predominate, with an appealing balance and long, velvety finish. This age worthy wine will bring enjoyment for... "

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards:
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery committed to crafting world class, estate grown wines. Founded in 1973 when Joe Phelps purchased a former cattle ranch in Spring Valley near St. Helena, the winery now controls and farms nearly 375 acres of vines in St. Helena, the Stags Leap District, Oakville, Rutherford, Oak Knoll District and South Napa Valley. Phelps is best k... Read more
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery committed to crafting world class, estate grown wines. Founded in 1973 when Joe Phelps purchased a former cattle ranch in Spring Valley near St. Helena, the winery now controls and farms nearly 375 acres of vines in St. Helena, the Stags Leap District, Oakville, Rutherford, Oak Knoll District and South Napa Valley. Phelps is best known for its flagship blend of red Bordeaux varietals, Insignia, first produced in 1974. Awarded Wine Spectator’s “Wine of the Year” in 2005, Insignia is widely regarded as a qualitative benchmark for California winemaking. Annual production at Phelps includes Insignia, Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Eisrébe, Syrah and Viognier. Read less

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Snooth User: jdepetrillo
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0.00 5
06/22/2009

Ruby. Chocolate, spicy nose. Very well balanced wine with lush tannins, subtle oak and fantastic finish. I love Phelps' wine. Drank for my birthday. May have been aged a bit too long. Not much tannins left.



"Red Wine Merlot by Joseph Phelps from Napa Valley, California. Stunning Napa Valley Merlot, recently named one of Wine & Spirits Top 10 Merlots of 2003! Aromas and flavors of spice and black cherry predominate, with an appealing balance and long, velvety finish. This age worthy wine will bring enjoyment for... "

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