New Release from Dusted Valley’s Barrel Thief Series

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NEW RELEASE COMING October 25th: 2021 Barrel Thief Primitivo

Vineyard: Stone Tree Vineyard

AVA: Wahluke Slope

Blend: 80% Primitivo, 20% Petite Sirah

Wine Analysis:
5.4 grams/L Total Acidity
3.8 pH
14.7% Alcohol

Techniques: Tank fermented with gentle Pulsair. 17 day maceration.
Aged on fine lees and racked once before bottling.

Oak Program: 100% twice-used French Oak

Production: 600 bottles

Inspired by our Winemaking Team and crafted exclusively for our Stained Tooth Society members, the Barrel Thief Series is all about the thrill of discovery. The barrel thief is a tool used in the cellar by winemakers to sample barrels, and each year our winemakers select a few barrels to “thief” something fun, exciting and unexpected. This is our Barrel Thief® Series – wines crafted and bottled as unique offerings that may never be repeated again!

PRICE: $45 | Wine Club Discounts Apply
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Primitivo: Zinfandel’s Italian Cousin

Genetically, Zinfandel and Primitivo are extremely similar—it took some DNA fingerprinting to figure it out—but Primitivo and Zinfandel are actually both clones of an ancient Croatian grape called Crljenak (say that five times fast!). Primitivo’s Italian home is in Puglia and was introduced to America in the early 19th century taking the name Zinfandel. Primitivo translates roughly to “early one”, which is fitting since it happens to be one of the earliest ripening grapes at Stone Tree Vineyard.

Release Events

Woodinville – October 25th
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Edmonds – October 26th
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Walla Walla – November 4th
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