Cabernet Sauvignon

2015

A true Napa legend, the Philip Togni Vineyard Cabernet is an ageworthy, classic style of California Cabernet. Each bottle has decades of potential and shows unmistakable high-elevation, mountain character. 

The estate Cabernet is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with about 15% Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot, vinified together. Vineyards are volcanic soils with some granite, quartz and clay. Aged in about 40% new Bordeaux barrels with the rest being 1 year old.  

96 points
"Medium garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate has a very classic nose of cassis, warm plums and crushed blackberries with notions of cigar box, garrigue, damp soil and truffles plus wafts of menthol and underbrush. The palate is medium to full-bodied with a firm frame of grainy tannins and wonderful freshness, finishing long and minerally."
Lisa Perrotti-Brown,
Wine Advocate
, June 2018
96 points
"A focused, tannic style, featuring tobacco and sage notes intermixed liberally with steeped currant and blackberry fruit flavors, with cast iron and graphite hints flowing underneath. This has loads of character and range, showing vigorous, savory-edged cut. Youthfully rugged, with bramble-edged grip to burn. Cellaring will let all the elements meld. Best from 2021 through 2040. 790 cases made."
James Molesworth,
Wine Spectator
, February 2019

SKU/Code: 
DB7820-15
Product Line: 
Wine
Red
Varietal: 
Cabernet Sauvignon