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Phelps Insignia 1994, 3 bottles

Auction:
3168B
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 3168B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2018 6:00PM

Description:

Phelps Insignia 1994
Napa
u: all into neck, light bin scuffs to one label, light bin wear to capsules
"The 1994 boasts an inky/purple color along with a glorious nose of black raspberries, blackberries and black currants that is still somewhat primary despite nearly 18 years in bottle. The Phelps team kept this cuvee in 100% new French oak for 28 months. Its magnificent structure, intensity and purity of fruit, ripeness, balance combined with authoritative power and the magnetic appeal of this full-bodied, Bordeaux-styled wine are extraordinary. This amazing effort is just coming into its best years, and should drink well for at least another 15-20 years. " R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 11/13
3 bottles
Estimate $450-750


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