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Orin Swift Machete 2016

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  • wa90+
Orin Swift Machete 2016
$99.00
Save $39.01 (39%)
$59.99

SKU 05804

750ml

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Violet ink in the glass, a nose of black plums, cassis, and cacao engage. The robust entry consists of a progressing palate of blackberry and boysenberry compote, a reduction of dark plum and ripe figs, and pure Amarena cherry. Flashes of vanilla and traces of minerality evolve into chalky tannins and a smooth lingering finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California
Brand Orin Swift
Alcohol/vol 15.7%
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorPotent, plump and heady dried berry, violet and sandalwood accents power toward broad-shouldered tannins. Petite Sirah, Syrah and Grenache. Drink now through 2024. 25,000 cases made.

Tim Fish, December 31, 2018
  • wa90+

Wine AdvocateMade of Petite Sirah, Syrah and Malbec and aged for ten months in 40% new French oak, the deep purple-black colored 2016 Proprietary Red Machete sings of crushed black raspberries and warm blackberries with hints of bay leaves, tilled soil and garrigue. Full-bodied, firm and grainy, it has a lively line and tons of evocative black fruit and sautéed herbs layers, finishing long and earthy. 25,000 cases produced.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, January 31, 2019