Swick, The Flood White
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Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Swick, The Flood White - 2022

Item # 46988 750mL

A skin-contact white blend of Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Auxerrois, and Riesling. Dry, with tannic structure, it is aromatic yet accessible. Cloudy, and natural in style, this is an approachable and refreshing orange. Pair with pad kee mao.

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Wine made from organically or biodynamically grown grapes with minimal intervention avoiding the use of chemicals, additives and technology.

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Joe Swick's Flood is a perennial favorite of ours. We always look forward to the new vintage’s arrival and now the 22 is here. Swick is a low-intervention winemaker who sources grapes from organic vineyards in Washington and Oregon. He is masterfully skilled at blending. The Flood blends 7 varietals, each grown in their own single vineyard, and are vinified separately. They are macerated on their skins for 30 days and aged in old barrels. They are then blended and bottled. This year's vintage leans toward a deeper and more intense than last year’s vintage. It is styled more like a Georgian wine with its amber hue and earthy aromatics. I found flavors of pineapple, tea, pine, and lavender. Give this baby plenty of time to open up. I found that it was most expressive on the fourth day. Delicious with a beefy washed rind cheese.

- CP



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