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Philip Togni Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Wine Advocate Review Rated 95 Not surprisingly, Togni's 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate has put on weight, and is performing even better out of bottle than it did from cask. Its inky/purple color is accompanied by classic aromas and flavors of creme de cassis, black currants, blackberries, dried herbs, smoke, barbecue spice, licorice, and tapenade. The wine is full-bodied, pure, and concentrated, with firmly structured tannin. While our culture prizes immediate gratification, these beauties require read more...Wine Advocate Review Rated 95 Not surprisingly, Togni's 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate has put on weight, and is performing even better out of bottle than it did from cask. Its inky/purple color is accompanied by classic aromas and flavors of creme de cassis, black currants, blackberries, dried herbs, smoke, barbecue spice, licorice, and tapenade. The wine is full-bodied, pure, and concentrated, with firmly structured tannin. While our culture prizes immediate gratification, these beauties require bottle age, and I rarely touch a Togni Cabernet Sauvignon before age 8 or 10. The 2003 requires another 7-8 years of cellaring, and should last for three decades or more. (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (1994 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1994 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/01/2007