2021 ORIN SWIFT PAPILLON PROPRIETARY RED

$89.99

Tasting Notes from Orin Swift, “The 2021 Papillon fills the glass with an unmistakable dark crimson, a flash of neon purple and a ruby rim. Tears move glacially and the wine opens with aromatics of boysenberry jam, violets, chocolate covered blueberry and hints of Cara Cara rind, graphite and brioche. The entry and mid-palate are bright throughout with considerable weight—tones of cassis, blackberry and baking spices flourish. Enveloping texture, chalky, drying tannins and an enduring finish bows out the wine.” ~ Winemaker Dave Phinney

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2021 ORIN SWIFT PAPILLON PROPRIETARY RED

Robert Louis Stevenson wrote that wine is bottled poetry, and throughout the years the Orin Swift brand has created a love affair with consumers that would certainly be poem-worthy.  Their flagship Papillon Blend is written from all five of Bordeaux’s most noble varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petite Verdot and Malbec, and it was constructed from some of Napa Valley’s most iconic Appellations.

Penned from carefully chosen sites spread throughout various regions in Napa Valley, the Orin Swift Papillon is deep, rich and inky, and on the palate the wine is loaded with ripe berries, currants, black chocolates and liquid floral.  The only thing bigger than the massive bottle, is the Cult Wine inside, which is made by Legendary Winemaker Dave Phinney in a full-throttle, pedal to the metal style that leaves a lasting impression…

09.15.23 — Special Order: very limited access

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