Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus 2000
The Backus vineyard in Oakville is 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Malbec, and 5% Petite Verdot. This vintage of 2000 the grapes were harvested at an average of 25.2 Brix, fermented in stainless steel tanks, then aged 27 months in new French oak barrels. Parker score 92 points. The bottle is in excellent condition, with a very sound cork and a perfect fill.