Orin Swift 8 Years In The Desert 2019 750 ml


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Embark on an extraordinary wine journey with Orin Swift 8 Years in the Desert, a tribute to the resilience, innovation, and dedication of Orin Swift Cellars. Inspired by a period when making Zinfandel was off-limits, this wine celebrates California’s diverse grape varietals and pays homage to its true home.

Immerse yourself in the captivating depths of this wine as you pour it into your glass. The deep maroon core with a ruby rim sets the stage for a sensory experience like no other. Let the aromas of wild blackberry, pepper, oatmeal raisin cookie, Sequoia forest floor, bay leaf, and spices envelop your senses, intriguing you with their complexity.

As you take your first sip, you’ll be greeted by a broad and opulent entry that envelopes your palate. Experience the rich flavors of brambly raspberry, black cherry, ripe blueberry, and a hint of cacao, painting a sensational journey across your taste buds. The wine’s superb length is accompanied by ripe tannins and a delightful note of sweet oak, leaving a lasting impression.

The Orin Swift 8 Years in the Desert is the epitome of Orin Swift’s distinct style, captivating from the moment it hits your glass. As the vibrant violet hue catches the light, the enticing aromatics of pure brambly raspberry juice, blueberry preserves, hints of white pepper, and the essence of High Sierra forest floor transport you to a world of sensory bliss.

While the aromas suggest sweetness, the wine surprises with a balanced palate that is lush and enveloping. Delight in the flavors of blackberry pie, plum, and kirsch, accompanied by a beam of acidity that adds vibrancy and intrigue. The ultra-round tannins and lingering notes of raspberry ensure a velvety smooth finish that unfolds in slow motion, allowing you to savor every captivating moment.

The blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, and Petite Sirah, aged for 8 months in French oak (51% new), exemplifies the artistry and skill behind each bottle. With 15.8% Alc./Vol., this wine captures the essence of the California terroir and the passion of Orin Swift Cellars.

Indulge in the brilliance of Orin Swift 8 Years in the Desert, a testament to determination, innovation, and unwavering commitment. Let the wine transport you to a realm of exquisite flavors, where every sip is a celebration of California’s diverse grape varietals. Elevate your wine journey with this exceptional blend that captures the heart and soul of Orin Swift Cellars.

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Weight 1.6 kg
Dimensions 3.75 × 3.75 × 12 in


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