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Orin Swift Eight Years In The Desert Zinfandel 2019

California

Sale price
HK$488   each
Regular price
RRP HK$590 
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HK$438  in any 6+
Multi Buy Discount Percentage
26% off rrp
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Palate Profile

The 2019 Zinfandel was blessed with ideal growing conditions across the state, similar to the 2018 iteration. Syrah and Petite Sirah also benefited from the growing season. Sourced from premier California growing regions, the 2019 8 Years in the Desert is a quintessential exemplar of drinkability, perceived sweetness and complexity.

Critic Awards

Medium garnet-purple colored, 8 Years in the Desert delivers notions of stewed plums, baked raspberries and fruitcake with hints of powdered cinnamon, clove oil, tree bark, hoisin and dusty soil. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is full of ripe, spicy black and red fruits, with chewy tannins and tons of freshness, finishing long and and earthy

A bombastic style, but what this lacks in finesse it compensates with bold blackberry, licorice and smoky pepper flavors. Zinfandel, Syrah and Petite Sirah.

Region and Grapes

Region; California
Grape: Zinfandel, Syrah and Petite Sirah
ABV: 16.1%

Cellaring Potential

Drink now through 2027.

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