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A seductive style that's intense, rich and layered, with tiers of blackberry, wild berry and raspberry, ending with firm tannins and melted black licorice. Grenache, Syrah and Petite Sirah. Drink now through 2021.
Abstract is a blend of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Grenache, Petite Sirah, and Syrah primarily from hillside vineyards. The aromas are laced with crushed black fruits and bing cherry. A mouth coating entry leads nicely into a mid palate with excellent structure and balanced acidity. Ripe cherry and strawberry dominate the finish which is clean and long.
CaliforniaOrin Swift Abstract is a gorgeous new California red wine gem from a gifted and fast-rising winemaker, Dave Phinney. Owner of Orin Swift Cellars, Dave Phinney has come a long way since beginning his winemaking career with 2 tons of purchased Zinfandel grapes just a year out of college in 1998! Following big successes with wines such as Papillon and The Prisoner, Phinney launched the Abstract label with the 2009 vintage. Abstract came out of Dave's love of Grenache and a desire to make a blend using that varietal as the focal point. The wine has an inky concentration rounded out with Petite Sirah and Syrah. Phinney recently purchased 48 acres of land in the hills above Oakville and hopes one day to build a winery there. Orin Swift Abstract is a blend of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Grenache, Petite Sirah, and Syrah primarily from hillside vineyards. The aromas are laced with crushed black fruits and bing cherry. A mouth-coating entry leads nicely into a mid palate with excellent structure and balanced acidity. Ripe cherry and strawberry dominate the finish, which is clean and long. Aged 10 months in new and seasoned French oak. 15.7% alc.Enjoy Orin Swift Abstract with steak, roast pork, grilled chicken, BBQ ribs, grilled vegetables and aged cheeses.
A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2010 Orin Swift Abstract 750ml
Grenache, syrah and petite sirah aged for 10 months in new and seasoned French oak. Dark inky red, almost black at the core. Features a deep, dense nose chock full of mocha, black cherry and dried herbs, with a lilting waft of raspberry from the gren... Cory Gowan. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 2010 Orin Swift Abstract 750ml
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