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2014 "mbf" Primitivo

Our 2014 expression of this ancient varietal is a fitting tribute. Think black currants, blackberries and cherries. Well-balanced and smooth on the palate. 

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The foundation of our limited production mbf (man's best friend) wines is always a strong and personal relationship.  Brenda first hiked the Speedy Creek Vineyard in Knights Valley with owner Dave Burton in 2008.  Speedy Creek refers to the 'speed' of their seasonal winter creek as it cascades down alongside their hillside vineyard.  Dave's Primitivo grapes have an intensity of character reflective of this true hillside terroir.

Brenda's Winemaking.  2014 is our sixth vintage of our Speedy Creek Vineyard Primitivo and my winemaking approach remained consistent - gentle handling and french oak aging. Fermentation took place in an open top tank, with 3 times per day punch-downs. The wine was barreled down and malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. The wine was aged in 100% French oak barrels for 18 months, with approximately 30% new Francois Freres barrels.

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