Joseph Phelps 2008 Insignia Red Wine (97AG 95JS 94WS)

Joseph Phelps 2008 Insignia Red Wine (97AG 95JS 94WS)

  • Size: 750ml
  • Item Code: WN16052701
  • Vintage: 2008
“The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Insignia is a towering, statuesque wine bursting with blackberry jam, tar, spices, leather and licorice. It shows fabulous depth and richness backed up by serious, imposing tannins that suggest it has a long life. Ideally, the 2008 should be purchased by those who can be patient; it is not a wine for those seeking immediate gratification.” *97 Points Antonio Galloni *

“What a wonderful wine here. The nose shows a fabulous combination of dak fruits, chocolate, spices and caramel. The palate is silky textured with lots of ripe yet beautiful fruit and super silky, tight tannins. This is a balanced wine with all the potential to age for decades.” 95 Points James Suckling

“Dense and chewy, this is very tight and closed, but the glimpses of fruit offer tight mineral, crushed rock, graphite, dried currant, cedar and anise. Full-bodied and way too young to drink now, this needs time, but should provide years of rewarding drinking. Cab┬Černet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot. Best from 2014 through 2026.” 94 Points Wine Spectator

Ratings and Awards

  • 95
  • 94 Wine Spectator