Powerful aromas of briar patch, black peppercorn, and blackberry. The tannins are silky, incredibly soft with a very round mouthfeel. There are flavors of all spice and sweet dark fruit throughout the wine with some red licorice lingering on the finish.
Our Primitivo comes from Dark Horse Ranch, a 160-acre Biodynamic certified ranch and vineyard owned and managed by Heath and Paul Dolan. Located 8 miles north of the town of Hopland along the banks of the upper Russian River and sitting at 2,500 feet of altitude, this site provides outstanding conditions for growing Primitivo.
Vineyard Certification: Demeter Biodynamic
Vineyard Elevation: 1,100 ft
Yield: 4 tons per acre
Harvest Date: September 4, 2014
Barrel Program: Aged 14 months in neutral French oak
Total Case Production: 134