The chosen day for the grape harvest is always important. This is when the flavor and juice composition is set. For chardonnay, this day is also when the fruit is pressed—a critical step that sets the stage for its future life in the winery.
An artisanal winery, Pisoni can afford to put quality and winemaking philosophy at the forefront of their decisions. Jeff explains that the family has long been committed to what is called “native” fermentation to craft the best expression of Pinot Noir.
Making distinguished wine requires patience, a wealth of good choices, and an eye on the far horizon rather than the near distance. Follow along on the inspirational moment of planting grapevines and embarking on the multi-generational journey.