Joseph Phelps Backus Napa Valley 1995

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: WA93

Year: 1995

1 in stock

The 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard is a wine of great intensity. A massive, saturated black/purple-colored example, it offers an intriguing bouquet and flavors of prunes, black currants, roasted herbs, chocolate, and coffee, huge amounts of glycerin and body, and a gigantic, oversized finish with considerable tannin. This is one wine where the extract level matches the tannin's ferocity, but readers looking for something to cuddle up with over the near-term should be advised that it needs 5-6 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2025.

Collections: Cabernet Sauvignon

Category: 1995, 750 ml, WA93

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