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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Joseph Phelps Vineyards
200 Taplin Rd
St. Helena, California
USA 94574
Phone: (707) 963-2745
http://www.jpvwines.com/
Contact: Joseph Phelps
Email: jpvwines@jpvwines.com

Founded in 1972, Joseph Phelps Vineyards is an independent, estate-based winery located outside of St. Helena. Perched on a knoll in bucolic Spring Valley, the graceful redwood winery overlooks vineyard-studded hills, the town of St. Helena and the Mayacamas Mountains to the west.

After years of studying the complex relationship between wine quality and place, and understanding the importance of "terroir," Phelps has developed estate-owned vineyards in the premiere growing regions of Stag's Leap, Rutherford, Oakville, Oak Knoll and the eastern foothills of Napa. In Sonoma County, an ambitious project was undertaken in 1999 to purchase land and develop vineyards along the western frontier of the Sonoma Coast, and today Phelps has 80 acres of Pinot Noir and 20 acres of Chardonnay planted in Freestone. A small winery in the midst of the Freestone vineyards is currently under construction.
Varietals produced annually at Phelps include Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Insignia (one of California's most successful first growth luxury blends), Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, several Rh?ne-style wines, and a luscious dessert wine made from Scheurebe.
Annual production fluctuates between 65-80,000 cases, and it is a source of pride that 90% of all wine produced comes from estate-owned vineyards. Joe Phelps pioneered a number of "firsts" in the early years of the winery. The 1974 Insignia — released in the spring of 1978 — was the first Bordeaux-style blend produced in California under a proprietary label. The release of the 1974 Syrah in 1977 sparked industry-wide interest in a remarkable French varietal whose plantings in California had disappeared and been virtually forgotten for over half a century. And in 1990, after years of research, a whole new family of Rh?ne-style wines was introduced which today includes Syrah, Viognier and a Chateauneuf-du-Pape style blend called Le Mistral.

Winemaker: Ashley Hepworth

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Napa Valley, California, United States

93/100

$74.95

LCBO: 189795  186 in stock
BC: 651596  233 in stock
SAQ: 10921444  Check Stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
LCBO: 36939  Check Stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Innisfree Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Innisfree Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Napa Valley, California, United States

92/100

$36.95

LCBO: 38125  2 in stock
SAQ: 11419616  Check Stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Innisfree Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
91/100

$28.95

LCBO: 38125  4 in stock
SAQ: 11419616  Check Stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Joseph Phelps Insignia 2007 2007
LCBO: 710400  340 in stock
BC: 495945  54 in stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards 06 Phelps Sauvignon Blanc (Kobrand)
LCBO: 34546  Check Stock
Joseph Phelps Vineyards 10 Pinot Noir Freestone 2010
LCBO: 330282  Check Stock

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