Orin Swift

Orin Swift Papillon Red Blend 2018

£160.74

Orin Swift Papillon is intense with a garnet rim. The wine opens with powerful aromatics of cassis, ripe boysenberry and chaparral with hints of graphite, sage, fire-roasted meats and fresh brioche. The entry floods the palate with ripe dark fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherries as well as fresh minerality and a touch of kir and crème de menthe. With traces of tannin, the wine finishes with a lingering sweet licorice and a smooth acidity. Papillon truly characterizes the theme of a bold and massive wine that is also delicate and complex. Red Blend from Napa, California. From winemaker Dave Phinney.

Varietal Type: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petite Sirah

Appellation: Napa Valley

Aging Regimen: Aged 15 months in French oak, 45% new

Ratings: 89 WS, 91 JS

Bottle Size: 750ml

Vintages may vary by location; we will ship the most current vintage in stock.

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