Founded in 1972, Joseph Phelps vineyards is located near Santa Helena.
The total area of the vineyards is 85 hectares spread over 6 different parcels. Three vineyards comprise mainly the "Spring Valley" area, composed of Rhône varietals, "bianca Dovada" near Rutherford with a Vines Bordeaux at negros influenced by the bay of Sanpaolo particularly suited to Chardonnay.
This is the area of Joseph Phelps who, with the Insignia, produced the first Assembly of Bordeaux type in California. It is also one of the first areas to be interested in the Rhône varietals while they had almost disappeared in California.
|Type of products||Wines|
|Appellation||- United States|
|Title supplement||Note Parker : 98|
|Capacity||75 cl bottle|
|Main style||Complete - Harmonious|
|Grape varieties||95% Cabernet Sauvignon et 5% Petit Verdot|
|Main grape variety||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Consumption recommendation||2017 à 2035|