2005 Orin Swift Papillon Napa Valley
213 Ratings
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213 Ratings
2005 Orin Swift Papillon Napa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Orin Swift

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) Bright, ruby red in complexion, the wine bursts with a lively perfume of crushed boysenberry, spring flowers, crème de cassis, and a hint of toast. Upon entry, lush flavors of blackberry tart and ripe plum lead to a juicy mid-palate mix of currant, mocha and dark chocolate. Already well-integrated, polished tannins are present on the finish, which linger effortlessly with just the right amount of power and intensity.

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    I have nothing to say but admiration for the Orin Swift production of Papillion ( big brother of "Prisoner" a stellar cabernet from the previously mentioned ). A glorious example of a Napa cab., superbly balanced, all round palate pleaser. An abundance of subtle blackberry, current & caramelized notes , yet not over-powering .!!! Bravo ...!!! Decant a hr., or two..and let the romance begin .

    about 3 years
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    5 months
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    drank at Khoury's. dry, slight fruit, cherry.

    almost 3 years
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    Chocolate oscuro Balanceado y largo

    over 2 years