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Wine of the Year

James Laube
Issue: December 31, 2005

JOSEPH PHELPS Insignia Napa Valley 2002 96/$150, 15,000 cases made Wine Spectator's 2005 Wine of the Year is one of California's greatest success stories. The Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley is a tribute not only to the great wines of Bordeaux, as expressed by Napa Valley grapes, but also to one man's determination and another's winemaking skill.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2005.

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