Orin Swift

Orin Swift Locations 'E-2' Spanish Red Blend 2012
93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"A blend of Grenache from Priorat, Rioja and Toro, Tempranillo from Rioja, and Carignan from Ribera del Duero and Carinyena. It has the same fermentation and upbringing as the French and Italian wines. Majestic, soaring black fruit aromas intermixed with forest floor, white flowers
Item Number: 14841
Case: $178.20

Orin Swift 'D66' VdP Cotes de Catalanes 2011
95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95"As of now, Dave Phinney might be my “value winemaker of the year” candidate...The 2011 Orin-Swift D66 VdP Cotes Catalanes, a blend of 80% Grenache, 12% Syrah and 8% Carignan (from 60- to 100-year-old vines), comes from the schist and limestone soils around the village of Maury.
Item Number: 16351
Not avail for immediate pickup

Orin Swift Cellars 'D66' Red Blend 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"A modern style, offering intense, powerful flavors of roasted plum, dark cherry and kirsch, with boysenberry. Asian spice, cream and dark chocolate accents that are very rich, leading to the long and muscular finish which exudes a concentrated spiciness. Drink now through 2020."
Item Number: 14975
Case: $419.40

Orin Swift 'Abstract' Red Blend 2012
"Abstract is a blend of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Grenache, Petite Sirah, and Syrah primarily from hillside vineyards. Inky blue-purple in complexion, the wine bursts with a perfume of dark fruit, sage, acacia flowers, kirsch, and a hint of California chaparral. Voluptuous in texture, the wine is
Item Number: 14951

Orin Swift 'Shatter' Grenache 2011
Tasting Panel 91"Dark, deep and rich with ripe, dense blackberry, cassis and notes of chocolate; velvety, lush and balanced with fine structure.""A bigger example of Grenache from close to its Mediterranean home. This is muscular and deep but it retains the intensity of fruit and core of
Item Number: 13872
Case: $215.40

Orin Swift Locations 'I-1' Italian Red Wine 2011
"Revealing an attractive color spectrum of crimson and scarlet with a slight magenta band on the rim, the wine explodes with aromas of macerated raspberries, dried lavender, plum tart, and toasty oak accents. The palate is immediately hit with super lush flavors of ripe berries and spice, supported
Item Number: 14806

Orin Swift 'Machete' Red Wine 2012
"(a blend of Petite Sirah, Syrah, and Grenache) In the glass, deep, dark bluish-red hues can be seen with a band of ruby on the rim. Uplifted aromatics of ripe blackberries, mulled raspberries, acacia flowers, toasty oak, and herbal notes hit the nose in a pronounced way. Offering up robust flavors
Item Number: 16573

Orin Swift Locations 'F-2' French Red Blend 2012
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91"The Non-Vintage Locations F-2 French Red Wine is all from the 2012 vintage and is a blend of Grenache from the Roussillon, Syrah from the Rhone Valley and assorted Bordeaux varieties. It was fermented in large oak vats and aged in barrel for ten months prior to bottling. A dense
Item Number: 15060

Orin Swift 'Palermo' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
"Aromas of dark, brooding fruit with subtle French oak in the background lead into a smooth entry of ripe cherry and fig. The mid-palate is subtle and stretches with loads of bright acidity and candied cassis. Layers of stone fruit and rubina lead into a round, supple, lingering finish of integrated
Item Number: 15901