Wine of the Year

From the Dec 31, 2005, issue

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.

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