We are pleased to announce that Wine Enthusiast Magazine has placed our 2020 Pinot Noir one of the Top 100 Best Buys of the year. In addition to this accolade Wine Enthusiast has given our 2020 vintage of The Pinot Project Pinot Noir a score of 90 points.
The Pinot Project is a labor of love for Skurnik Wines & Spirits. It is a testament to our ongoing mission to provide excellent wines at every price point.
The Pinot Project began in 2009 with a vision: a wine for the palate, the pocket, and the people. Michael Skurnik called on his experiences in the vineyards and cellars of Northern California to craft a silky, fruit-forward, and harmonious Pinot Noir. Since then, The Pinot Project has taken the wine world by storm.
Today, The Pinot Project family of wines includes a silky, fruit-forward, and harmonious California Pinot Noir, a Pinot Grigio from Italy, and a bright and floral Rosé from the south of France. In addition to traditional, lightweight 750ml bottles, we offer the wines in cans and kegs for our clients who are looking for increasingly sustainable ways to serve wine to their customers.
THE PINOT NOIR
Handcrafted from high-quality vineyards in California’s coastal regions — from Monterey and San Benito in the central coast, to Suisun Valley in the north. The diversity in soil and climate from these AVAs contribute to this wine’s remarkable balance and depth of character. Grapes are harvested at optimal ripeness and then de-stemmed to express bright fruit flavors and maintain freshness.
The Pinot Project Pinot Noir is handcrafted from high-quality vineyards in California’s Coastal Regions; from Monterey & San Benito in Central Coast to Suisun Valley in the North Coast. The diversity in soil and climate from these AVAs contributes to depth in character, balance and pristine fruit. The grapes are harvested at optimal ripeness and then destemmed in order to express bright fruit flavors and maintain freshness.
The grapes for The Pinot Project Pinot Grigio are harvested from the prestigious growing region of Veneto, Italy. The clay and limestone soils and temperate climate are ideal for producing wines with great natural acidity. After the grapes are crushed and skins are removed, the grape must settles and temperature-controlled fermentation occurs in stainless steel. The wine is completely unoaked to maintain freshness.
The grapes for this rosé of Pinot Noir come from the South of France, home to the finest rosés in the world. The grapes are gently pressed and the juice remains on the skins just long enough to give the wine its pale pink hue. The rosé is vinified in stainless steel to preserve its mineral core and juicy freshness.