Orin Swift Wine Tasting – Wine Down Lounge – Long Beach

March 20, 2012 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Wine Down Lounge - Long Beach

Wine Down Lounge
210 East Ocean Blvd,
(562) 983-2703

Cuisine Type: American, Fondue, French, Seafood, Tapas

Orin SwiftDave Phinney is Orin Swift. While there is no actual Orin Swift, there is a very passionate individual. He’s a winemaker and a hired gun in high demand with various projects in California and abroad. His affinity for making no nonsense, in your face red wine has garnered him something of a cult following and we are floored to be tasting some of them with you:2009 “Others” Grenache, South FranceThink: spring flowers, blackberry, licorice, campfire , sweet vanilla & spice 2009 “D66″ Grenache, Rhone ValleyThink: blueberry, chambord, Asian spice box, dried cherries, black raspberry preserves & cocoa, laced with vanilla, shaved bitter chocolate 2010 “Abstract” Grenache / Petite Sirah / Syrah , Napa ValleyThink: laced with crushed black fruits & bing cherry, enormous flavors, lengthy finish leads to a sommelier’s seal of approval!2009 “Saldo” Zinfandel, Napa ValleyThink: bursting aromas of ripe strawberry & black fruits with well integrated oak $15.00 for the flight

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