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Orin Swift Eight Years In The Desert California 2019

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Dec 15, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Zinfandel

This grape’s genetic roots can be traced to modern-day Croatia, where it's known as Crljenak or Tribidrag; both Zinfandel and the southern Italian grape Primitivo are clones of this Croatian variety. Despite its international origins, Zinfandel is most widely planted and most successful in California. Americans may associate the grape with white Zinfandel, an off-dry blush wine popular in the 1980s and '90s, but it has since come into its own as a serious red wine.

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Other Grapes

Syrah, Petite Sirah

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Orin Swift Eight Years In The Desert California 2019

A bombastic style, but what this lacks in finesse it …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Dec 15, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Zinfandel

This grape’s genetic roots can be traced to modern-day Croatia, where it's known as Crljenak or Tribidrag; both Zinfandel and the southern Italian grape Primitivo are clones of this Croatian variety. Despite its international origins, Zinfandel is most widely planted and most successful in California. Americans may associate the grape with white Zinfandel, an off-dry blush wine popular in the 1980s and '90s, but it has since come into its own as a serious red wine.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

Other Grapes

Syrah, Petite Sirah

Other Grapes

Syrah, Petite Sirah

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