Phillip Togni's wines often need a long period of cellaring before they are ready. Not so with this one. Although still young, it is drinking well and quite enjoyable right now. Deep ruby with purple swirls in color. The nose is pretty with cassis, cherries, and dust. On the palate, this is soft with lighter tannins. Plenty of black cherry fruit and some cassis. Good finish. This will go with a wider variety of foods than most Cabs and probably is helped by serving with food. It should be enjoyed over the next decade.
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