Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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118 i n 1981, he started his own winery at the top of s pring m ountain and never looked back. t he t ogni family proudly controls every aspect of the winery, from growing the grapes to bottling the wine. t he style here is completely unaffected by the trends of n apa today. i nstead, p hilip t ogni creates wines of a classic n apa v alley stature—still rooted in b ordeaux techniques, yet with the depth and focused fruit which n apa v alley has always been capable of. n ow celebrating its eleventh birthday, the 2005 p hilip t ogni Cabernet s auvignon has just started to show its true potential. i t is direct from the estate, and it belongs in the cellar of every serious n apa v alley wine lover. ✦ Philip Togni Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2005 AG 95 » $165 "...just beginning to enter its early plateau of maturity... t he 2005 has enough depth and structure to drink well for another 20 years." (171165) n e W World d igs, o ld World sT yle Philip Togni has been making world-class wine in Napa Valley since the 1960s. He was a student of Old World winemaking who has been responsible for creating some of the most monumental wines in Napa Valley history. C A liforni A

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