Wine flights are mini-wine tastings consisting of 2-oz. pours of three different wines, all within a common theme. Flights are presented on a tasting tree. We recommend you start your flight on the top limb and work your way down.
'Pop Culture' Flight$13
Sparkly, festive and fun. Bubbles from around the globe.
Maison Badet Clement & Co Fleurason Brut Côte d'Or France nv (100% Airén)
Graham Beck Brut Rosé Western Cape South Africa nv (58% Pinot Noir & 42% Chardonnay)
The Chook Sparkling Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia nv (100% Shiraz)
'I'll Have What She's Having' Flight$13
Racy, mouthwatering and delicious. Be warned, you might just cause a scene. These wines were hand-selected by the Swing staff on a recent visit to Sodo Urban Wine Works in South Seattle.
Kerloo Grenache Blanc Blue Mountain Vineyard Walla Walla Valley WA 2018
Kind Stranger Rosé Columbia Valley WA 2018 (42% Grenache, 31% Mourvèdre & 27% Cinsault)
Nine Hats Riesling Columbia Valley WA 2017
'Steel Magnolias' Flight$11
Crisp, clean and fruit-driven. White wines fermented in stainless steel tanks. "I'd rather have 30 minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special."
Haut-Rian Bordeaux Blanc France 2018
Portlandia Pinot Gris Oregon 2018
Yalumba 'Y Series' Viognier South Australia 2018
'Chardonnay 3-Way' Flight$13
A trio of Washington Chardonnays. The first is fresh, bright & racy, the second is creamy & elegant and the third is toasty & luxurious.
J. Bookwalter 'Reader's' Chardonnay Columbia Valley WA 2018
Kind Stranger Chardonnay Ancient Lakes WA 2017
The Pretender Chardonnay Columbia Valley WA 2016
'Pinot Envy' Flight$15
Three well-equipped Oregon Pinots. Silky, fruit-driven and earthy.
McKinlay Pinot Noir Willamette Valley OR 2017
Left Coast 'Cali's Cuvée' Pinot Noir Willamette Valley OR 2016
Iris Pinot Noir Willamette Valley OR 2016
'Franc-ly My Dear, I Don't Give a Damn' Flight
Washington Cab Francs. Terrific fruit sourcing, quality winemaking, excellent values. Cab Franc Flight, part one.
Savage Grace Cabernet Franc Red Willow Vineyard WA 2017
COR Cabernet Franc Alder Ridge Vineyard WA 2017
Newsprint Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley WA 2017
'Let's Be Franc' Flight$16
Become a Frac-ophile with these Loire Valley Cab Francs. Raspberries, currants and violets with a hint of Old World rusticity. Cab Franc flight, part deux.
Domaine de la Bergerie 'La Cerisaie' Anjou France 2016
Domaine de Pallus 'Messanges Rouge' Chinon France 2017
Gauthier 'Jour de Soif' Bourgueil France 2017
'If Anyone Orders Merlot, I'm Leaving!' Flight$14
You saw 'Sideways' in 2004 and haven't had a glass of Merlot since. Get over it! Remember the prized bottle of Chateau Cheval Blanc Miles drinks out of a paper cup in a fast-food restaurant lobby? It's a blend of Merlot and another varietal he slams, Cab Franc. Now drink some f#@&!%$ Merlot!
Chateau l'Orangerie Bordeaux Superiore France 2016
Lapostolle Grand Selection Merlot Rapel Valley Chile 2015
J. Bookwalter 'Reader's' Merlot Columbia Valley WA 2016
'Sodo Mojo' Flight$13
Magical...like Junior slugging homers into the upper-deck at the dome. Three magical reds hand-selected by the Swing staff on a recent visit to Sodo Urban Wine Works in South Seattle.
Kerloo 'Majestic' Columbia Valley WA 2016 (74% Grenache, 21% Mourvèdre & 5% Syrah)
Renegade 'Red' Columbia Valley WA 2016 (72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Malbec & 10% Merlot)
Sodo 'Deadbird' Cabernet Sauvignon Washington 2016
'Southern Stars' Flight
Shining stars of the Southern Hemisphere. An Australian Shiraz, an Argentinian Malbec and a Chilean Carménère.
Penfold's 'Max's' Shiraz South Australia 2015
Santa Julia Reserva Malbec Uco Valley Argentina 2017
Araucano Reserva Carménère Colchagua Valley Chile 2017
'Sherry Baby (Can You Come Out Tonight?)' Flight$16
'If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.' ~ Sir Alexander Fleming, inventor of penicillin
Bodegas Yuste Aurora Manzanilla
Bodegas Yuste Aurora Amontillado
Bodegas Yuste Aurora Oloroso
Bodegas Yuste Aurora Pedro Ximenez