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Orin Swift 8 Years In The Desert Red 2016

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Orin Swift 8 Years In The Desert Red 2016

SKU 1111


Dark garnet with a lucid rim, the wine exhibits aromas of briar fruit, ripe blackberry and dark plum with a tinge of minerality and charred meat. Brawny on the entry, it has an equally big mid-palate with complex flavors of ripe brambly fruit, a touch of earth and notes of espresso bean. Still massive through to the finish with soft drying tannins, the unique varietal character- istics of the blend clearly reveal themselves over time.
Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley, St Helena
Brand Orin Swift
Alcohol/vol 15.7%
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Wine SpectatorA bruiser of a blend, combining gutsy blackberry and licorice flavors, with accents of sandalwood, smoky anise and cracked pepper. Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Syrah. Drink now through 2023. 2,600 cases made.

Tim Fish, June 30, 2018