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JOSEPH PHELPS JOSEPH PHELPS - Cabernet Sauvignon - 2012

JOSEPH PHELPS Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

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91 Points

2012 was the 40th vintage at Joseph Phelps and its clear there is a growing sense of style at Phelps. The nose is immediately appealing mixing dark fruits, cedar/cigar box and hints of garam masala. The lovely blance and a fresh attack with measured levels of ripe black fruit flecked with spice and licorice notes. Don’t be fooled by its smooth textures there is plenty of tannin to warrant further bottle ageing but if you have to drink it now think grilled beef or lamb.

Anthony Gismondi, December 2015

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