Our 2014 Foppiano Pinot Noir shows a depth of color, aroma and flavor to rival the best producers in the Russian River Valley. This Pinot Noir wine has a beautiful garnet color leads to aromas of red currant, earl grey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cherry cedar. The flavors seamlessly match the aromatics. This wine effortlessly represents the varietal and our estate’s legacy with its lovely aromatics and wonderfully layered complexity.
Every step in crafting our Pinot Noir is done with careful consideration. The grapes are harvested at night to fully capture their elegant fruit flavors and hand sorted to insure only the finest fruit goes into the fermenter. We use a gentle method of whole berry and whole cluster fermentation to maximize fruit aromatics and complexity. The wine is fermented in open top fermenters and punched down by hand. After gentle pressing, the wine is aged in only the best French oak barrels.