- PINE RIDGE LEGACY
- TRADE & MEDIA
2012 FOREFRONT PINOT NOIR
While honoring the winemaking legacy that has earned Pine Ridge its
reputation, our open sourcing approach brings together the best fruit,
regardless of appellation, to craft wines of exceptional quality and
Sourced from diverse vineyards located on the western edge of the Central Coast of California, the defining characteristic is coastal influence. San Luis Obispo County grapes from the west side of Paso Robles and pristine vineyards in Edna Valley provide a base of dense, black fruit and spice notes. With its loamy soils
and cool maritime climate, Monterey County adds impeccable balance, layered red
berry fruit and clean minerality.
|100% Pinot Noir||60% San Luis Obispo (20% Edna
|Cooler than usual temperatures lasted throughout the growing season until a warmer October led to optimal ripeness at the time of harvest.|
|40% Monterey||The persistent morning fog and sunny afternoon breezes coupled with idyllic temperatures persisted during the growing
season, leading to evenly-ripened fruit, excellent color extraction and bright acidity.