Picked by hand in the cool of the coastal night, these grapes were hand-sorted before being destemmed with a high percentage of whole berries into stainless steel open-top fermentors. After a short cold soak, the fermentation took place with peak temperatures of 82° F to retain fresh fruit aromatics. The wine was then carefully transferred to French oak barriques where it aged for 8 months prior to bottling.
Occasionally, life presents opportunities to forge a bold path. ForeFront sources the best fruit, regardless of appellation, to craft wines of exceptional quality and distinctive style for a truly rewarding wine. A collection of superb Pinot Noir vineyards lends this wine a richness and complexity, showcasing intense flavors of black cherry, wild blackberry, and cola.