June 19, 2009
Father Knows Best...especially when he's the head vintner. We met Gary Pisoni, the larger-than-life wine visionary, at a wine tasting event along with his son, and fellow winemaker, Jeff. With Father's Day quickly approaching, we thought we would highlight their family vineyard: Pisoni Vineyard.
Pisoni Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey Count produces some of the finest pinot noir grapes in California. Besides bottling their own wines, the Pisoni vineyard grapes are also bottled by some of our favorite wineries, Capiaux and Siduri.
Pisoni's pinots are big, rich and full-bodied. If you enjoy the big, California style pinot, take a look around for the 2005, 2006 and 2007 vintages, you will not be disappointed. These wines will likely age for a few years, but why wait? Grab a bottle to celebrate this weekend with your dad. Cheers!