2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Togni; Philip

95Average Score
Red
2016-2042
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 10 Marketplace
£1,182.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 8 Marketplace
£101.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Drinking window
2016-2042
Critic Notes

Togni's 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is quite dark and powerful, but also very much medium in body. Graphite, smoke, savory herbs, mint, leather and a core of inky dark red and purplish fruit infuse this deep, beautifully layered Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2014 is a wine built on energy and aromatics that won't hit its stride until at least age ten. Dec 2016, www.vinous.com, Drink: 2024-2039

Score: 97-/100Antonio GalloniDrinking Window: 2024-2039

The flagship wine, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate from his vineyard high on Spring Mountain is a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. It seems slightly more approachable and civilized for a young Togni wine, with a dense ruby/purple color, loads of blackcurrant, licorice, and graphite, some earth and spice, but very subtle earth nuances. It is full-bodied and rich, but the tannins are well-integrated and don’t scream as loudly as some vintages of Togni can. For Togni, this is probably one of his more forward and precociously styled Cabernets. It will probably approach drinkability in several years, but don’t discount its aging potential, as this easily has 20-25 years of cellaring potential. Dec 2016, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2016-2042

Score: 94-/100Robert ParkerDrinking Window: 2016-2042

Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate has a wonderfully earthy nose of truffles, tilled soil and mossy bark over a core of fresh blackcurrants, black plums and blueberry pie with a waft of bay leaves. The palate is medium-bodied, elegant and refreshing with a beautiful quiet intensity and great freshness, finishing long and earthy. Jun 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-/100Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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Product details
Country
United States
Region
California
Sub-region
Napa Valley
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2016-2042
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