The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is stunningly beautiful and seductive in its red fruit, mint and tobacco. This is a surprisingly accessible vintage for the Cabernet Sauvignon. Today it looks like an excellent choice for readers who want to explore the wines of this iconic producer – as long as it doesn’t close down in bottle. Togni’s 2009 is notable for its exceptional elegance, finesse and pedigree. There is plenty of Spring Mountain structure, but today the 2009 is disarmingly sexy and radiant for such a young wine. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029.
The 2009 Cabernet fulfills all of our expectations for our 2000 foot elevation vineyard--it is dark colored, has a delicious aroma, and is exquisitely rich in flavor. Life expectation is about 40 years of improvement, but may easily exceed this in terms of survival. "Estate Bottled" is an important legal definition for Philip Togni, meaning that they grow all the grapes on the 25 acres they own and make the wine with their own workers, totally free from outside influences. They pick all the grapes by hand.