Joseph Phelps 1999 Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Oakville)

Cellar Selection

Even at this price, most of the 400-case production is already snapped up. Nonetheless, this is great Cabernet. Incredibly plush, ultrafeminine, with all the bells and whistles of a hallmark wine. Flavors lean toward cherry, blackberry, plum, strawberry, toast, vanilla, anise, herbs, spice and chocolate. It's all couched in velvety, smooth tannins and a finish that doesn't stop. Cellar Selection. —J.M.

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  • Alcohol
    N/A
  • Bottle Size
    750ML
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    2/1/2003
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