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The November 2020 Auction: Part 4

Auction # 634 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 11/29/2020 6:00:00 PM PST
Time Left to Bid: 4 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes, 55 seconds

Lot #696. Joseph Phelps Insignia 2005

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 96 RP.
"The 2005 Proprietary Red Insignia (14.5% alcohol and typically aged 24 months in new French oak) is a blend of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot. Juicy, fresh and vibrant, with a dense, ruby/purple color, and a classic nose of licorice and crème de cassis as well as hints of new saddle leather and earth, the wine is a brilliant blend that after ten years shows no evidence of the 24 months it spent in new French oak. Full-bodied, opulent, but still youthful, this wine looks set for another 25-30 years of aging. The wine’s best elements are its finesse and elegance allied to great richness and intensity. This wine is accessible now, as most Insignias tend to be, but much of its greatness will be revealed over the next two decades." eRobertParker.com #219, Jun 2015
Notes: Very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $140

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